Author: Pauline C. Harris
Publish Date: Published May 24th 2013 by Melange Books, LLC
Drew is an android. From the very beginning of her existence, she has been programed by her creators to understand her superiority and overwhelming responsibilities. She was created for a mission, a mission more important than anything she could ever have imagined. Drew is sent to a high school to observe the humans and report back to her creators. But when she begins to form friendships with these humans and starts feeling strange human emotions, she doubts the creators' ways of dealing with her and wonders whether her mission is as wonderful as it once seemed. As Drew falls deeper and deeper into the mystery surrounding her mission and her creation, she's suddenly left with a choice. Does she follow through with what she's known all her life or does she act on what she now knows is right?Drew isn’t your average high school student. She has just been turned “on” and given a mission…to observe high school students and report back to her creators. You see, Drew is a human droid.
She is perfect in every way and takes her mission seriously…until she starts meeting friends and starts developing these human feelings that she doesn't understand. As she continues her mission, she does so well that she is promoted to the next level. This is when she starts to question the creators, and starts behaving out of the norm for a droid.
Mechanical is a fun and fast read. It keeps you interested, because you know there has to be more to the mission that just observing the human teenagers. As the story progresses, so does Drew and her emotions. You literally watch Drew develop into something so much more than just a human droid. Her thrive for acceptance and understanding changes throughout the story into something deeper than she could ever imagine. Her friendships is what starts to change her whole perception of her mission. It’s got a hint of love, drama, sci-fi elements, and the desire to do right. Mechanical will surprise you, enlighten you with faith, and give you a satisfaction of a well read story.