Choices should have consequences.

Help Roland discover the secret of his family’s barbershop in this interactive adventure novel.

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Loose Strands named to “2014 Best of the Best” list

September 8, 2014

Two more great reviews! “Loose Strands sets the gold-standard for non-linear and user-controlled storytelling,” says Digital Storytime. “The perfect app for reluctant readers.”
We were also named to‘s “Best of the Best” list for 2014!

Loose Strands gets a Kirkus Star!

June 20, 2014

Loose Strands‘ first “official” review is in, and it’s a starred review on Kirkus! They called the writing “wise and witty, even Snicket-y”, the material “entrancing”, and the way we’ve blended the interactive experience into a deep narrative “truly impressive”. (Kirkus Reviews is a US-based book review publication that’s been around since the 1930s.) Read the full review here.

Loose Strands featured in The iPhone Mom’s Ten for Tuesday

June 3, 2014

Every week, The iPhone Mom picks out 10 great kids’ apps. This week, they included Loose Strands! Read the list here.

Game elements in Loose Strands: Developer Diary #2

May 27, 2014

Is it a book or a game? In our second developer diary, we talk about the sections of Loose Strands that are more game-like. Watch the video to see some of the things we could only do in a book app, not a paper book.
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Choices in Loose Strands: Developer Diary #1

May 16, 2014

In our first in a short series of videos, we talk about why we decided to publish a book app instead of a paper book. This one’s all about your choices.

Find out about some of the things we added to Loose Strands that make it more game-like in our second video next week!