Author: David Estes

Book Talk: Strings by David Estes

Book Talk: Strings by David Estes

Wow. I was iffy about a Pinocchio retelling because it seemed like it would be a hard fairy tale to redo, but man that was a really good book. First of all, I loved that the author chose Pinocchio to do a retelling for. It was very different but I loved the concept he created. I also really liked the dystopian/sci fi aspects of this book because most retellings tend to be fantasy. Also props to the author for not making romance a focal point in this story! I really, really loved how the author incorporated the Pinocchio story into […]

Posted June 10, 2016 / Leave a comment

The Moon Dwellers (The Dwellers #1) – David Estes

The Moon Dwellers (The Dwellers #1) – David Estes

I was pleasantly surprised while reading this book. When I read the summary it seemed like it would be a typically dystopia novel complete with the typical romance. I was glad to see how wrong I was. The world that the author create is different from anything I’ve ever read in a book. I love that when the world ended everyone went under ground. That seems more realistic to me than some other worlds I’ve come across. I loved how the classes were portrayed ¬†as the three different levels. I also thought his writing was really nice. He wasn’t trying […]

Posted January 20, 2014 / Leave a comment