On the Ninth Day of Indiemas 2016

Posted December 9, 2016 in Books / Leave a comment!

Indiemas is a celebration of indie books that was started by the author S. Usher Evans. Who doesn’t love a good indie book? For the next twelve days I’ll be recommending an indie book (a book with under 3000 reviews) daily and giving away six of them on my twitter. Keep your eyes open for some great recs!

On the ninth day of Indiemas my blogger gave to me:

On the Ninth Day of Indiemas 2016Strings by David Estes
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Published On: February 3, 2016
Genres: Fairy Tale Retelling, Sci Fi
Maturity Level: Young Adult - some violence
5 Stars
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Sometimes the strings that tie us down are the same strings that set us free.

Sixteen-year-old Pia has always lived in a mysterious facility where mechanical strings control her existence. She plays apprentice to her father, Gio, in performing nanotech designs for the Company, and she soon suspects there are diabolical human forces behind the manufactured reality of her world.

Though her childhood memories and the origins of the strings remain strangely elusive, she begins to find solace with the introduction of two unlikely friends: daring, irrational Sofia, and calm, tender Marco.

As the truths of the past and present unravel together, Pia must find a way to free herself from her strings and escape the facility before facing the wrath of the unstable head of security, Mr. Davis. But to gain her freedom, she must navigate the dangers posed by Davis and by her suspicious new friends to find the real identity of the puppeteer.

If Pia can succeed in revealing the secrets of the Company, she may very well find the independence she so desperately seeks. But in her controlled world nothing is as it seems, and the closer she gets to the truth, the graver the consequences.

About David Estes

David Estes has written more than 20 YA and Children's science fiction and fantasy books. He has a love of dancing and singing (but only when no one is looking or listening), is a mad-skilled ping-pong player, an obsessive Goodreads group member, and prefers writing at the swimming pool to writing at a table. He loves chatting with his readers, all of whom he considers to be his friends. David lives in Hawaii with his beautiful Aussie wife, Adele, his asthmatic cat, Bailey, and his rambunctious son, Beau.

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