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Five years ago, Wren Connolly was shot three times in the chest. After 178 minutes she came back as a Reboot: stronger, faster, able to heal, and less emotional. The longer Reboots are dead, the less human they are when they return. Wren 178 is the deadliest Reboot in the Republic of Texas. Now seventeen years old, she serves as a soldier for HARC (Human Advancement and Re ...more
Hardcover, 1st Edition, 365 pages
Published May 7th 2013 by HarperTeen
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Emily May
Jan 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, young-adult, 2013, sci-fi


How many people here have watched/read something to do with a robot apocalypse where humans' obsession with technology comes back to bite them in the rear end? Where they create their own destruction in the form of a creature that is stronger or more intelligent than they are? I must have heard that story a million times. But what does it look like from the other side of the fence? What is it like to be an artificial human creation, made for the sole purpose of serving, of making human lives b
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Ellie
I WANT THIS BOOK.

Oh yesssssssss, I can't wait to read this!!



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MAY 2013??????? Are you kidding me????



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Ok, I'll wait.


MAY
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Angela
Aug 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
When I first read the synopsis of this book I had to do a double take because I thought someone had written a biography about me....

Girl has no emotions, a bad case of resting bitch face, and hates everything...

Turns out it wasn't about me it was just about my new favorite fem heroine Wren! And yeah you guessed it Wren is a reboot. A reboot is when someone dies and comes back to life then becomes part of a government program where they are trained to basically be the new
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Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies
This book had a great concept, but never lived up to its promise.

In the dystopian world in which the book is set, a disease causes some dead to reanimate into something stronger, faster, better. The "Reboots," as they're called, aren't considered human, and are persecuted, thus they're all but enslaved into doing the dirty work---like being bounty hunters and killers for the living humans. They work for a special branch named HARC, all of the Reboots living together, training together, each ass
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Faye, la Patata
DNF at 54%. I think that warrants a rating and a review.

I do not get this book. At all. It's also hyped to be the next Divergent, and as much as I didn't really love that series, it was far and significantly better. This one is simply full of clichés that I hate in mediocre YA books and inconsistencies that would put certain politicians to shame. I'm really trying hard to find a reason to give this book at least a two, but so far, I've come up with none. Nada. Zero. Zilch. It was a painful struggle from the
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Brigid ✩


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2.5 Stars

I wrapped the leash around my hand and ignored her protests as I hauled her to her feet and dragged her down the street past the crumbling wooden shacks.

"It wasn't me! I didn't kill nobody!" Her movements became wild, almost convulsive, and I turned to glare at her.

"There's something human left in you, ain't there?" she asked, craning her neck to look at the number above the bar code on my wrist.

She froze. Her eyes flew from the
178 printed on my skin to my face and she let o178Stars
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Candace Robinson
Dec 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I decided to read this since I loved the Ruined series, and this one did not disappoint! Pretty much when you die you have a chance of coming back as a reboot. It’s zombie-like minus the whole eating people and rotting thing. But! HARCO thinks the ones that come back to life under sixty minutes are too human. They then start giving those reboots testing shots which does trigger zombieish symptoms, example a hunger for human flesh.

I thought Wren was awesome. She sort of reminded me a little of N
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Blythe
Actual Rating: 3.5 stars

Incredibly interesting, fast-paced, and original--at least when concerning the plot and elements of the plot--and with alluring relationship dynamics and compelling action sequences, Amy Tintera's debut novel, Reboot, is one to undoubtedly remain standing amongst other well-written debuts releasing this year. Whether or not Reboot will completely stand out amongst those debuts or outshine them altogether is somewhat equivocal, given the fact that there are some aspects of
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Lindsay Cummings
Jun 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing
read the first page of this book and I was like, SUCKA SUCKA WHAAATT?!

It's gonna be good, dudes. Real good.
Elena
Aug 23, 2016 rated it liked it
❝Humans had a brightness to them, a glow that only death extinguished.❞


Reboot was, in my honest opinion, a lot better than Ruined. I don't know how Rebel is and if it is better or not, but I'll find out soon. For now, Reboot is my favorite by Amy. It had a lot more sci-fi elements that were interesting and in ruined, the whole fantasy elements fell off. The main character was a lot stronger while I thought Em was an average heroine. She was quicker, stronger, and built more into what she is told to do and accomplishing it.
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3 out of 5 stars (Please read my rating system further below). I just finished reading this title. Full review to come.

My rating system: (I do use half stars.)
5 - I do not use the 5 star. Not because a book might not be worthy, but because a book is never perfect.
4 - I loved it! There weren't too many flaws, and I had no trouble getting through it. (A 4 star rating is the highest rating I've ever given a book.)
3 - I enjoyed the book, but/>/>/>
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Christine Wallflower & Dark Romance Junkie


Wait for it, I'm about to launch into some intense rambling!

Since I've started this, dare I say, YA Experiment of sorts. I've realised a few things about my reading habits. First of all, contrary to popular belief I am not a newbie when it comes to YA PNR, sci-fi and fantasy, once upon a time that used to be all I read, it's probably been about four years since I was strictly just a YA reader. But I will also add that the YA genre has changed a lot, for the better thank goodness. Back to my realisation
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Megan
May 11, 2012 rated it it was ok
Review goes live on Book Brats on May 1st, 2013. Quotes are taken from the ARC edition and may change by the final printing.

There are books where the hype succeeds and the book is just as amazing as you’ve heard – and then some. And then there are books where the hype just doesn’t work and you’re left sad and shaking on the floor, wondering where things went wrong in your relationship. REBOOT was one of my most anticipated 2013 titles. Let’s just remember, though, that I have a very bad track
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Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
4 STARS

This book took me by surprise!I was a little hesitant because I read reviews that had given the book 1-2 stars.But when I started reading it,I couldn't put it down!!It captivated me and put me inside the world Amy had created!!It was really good!!

The story begins with Wren...She is known as 178 in reference to the number of minutes she was dead before she came back to life.Due to the fact she is stronger!Human use her and all the Reboots to value for their services.Enter Callum who was dead for only 22 mi
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Caitlin
May 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I have absolutely flown through since reading ACOWAR, and for that it deserves 5 stars.

I hardly read dystopian books since they usually annoy the shit out of me, but I read this purely because I loved Amy Tintera's other series so I thought I'd give this one a go too. I was not disappointed at all! I actually loved this book so much and couldn't put it down once I started. It has been a while since a book has hooked me in so easily and this book definitely exceeded my exp
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Christine Riccio
May 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
Fun, entertaining, quick read! Just posted a bootalk http://youtu.be/cVwkK17RGAo !
Maja (The Nocturnal Library)
Long live Amy Tintera! That was the thought that was going through my head as I was reading the last few sentences of her debut. While by no means perfect, Reboot is an absolute delight. Why? There are several reasons, really, the most important (in my opinion) being that it brings a breath of originality into an oversaturated genre.

The idea of Reboots’ value being measured by the number of minutes it took them to revive was truly fascinating. The longer they’re dead, the less emotional they be
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Melanie
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Thank you Allen & Unwin for sending me this copy. No compensation was given of taken to alter this review.

'She froze. Her eyes flew from the 178 printed on my skin to my face and she let out another shriek.
No. There was no human left in me.'


Reboot jumped right in, hitting a nerve of abrupt consciousness with it's vivid descriptions and magnificent writing. For an overused genre, Tintera undertook dystopia with a new kick of originality. While no means flawless, Reboot kept me engagedreview.
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Alice-Elizabeth (marriedtobooks)
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T/W- Violence

I am super late to Amy's writing, but how I delayed reading Reboot I simply can't answer. All I will say is that I managed to read it in a single evening and now I need the sequel! This storyline definitely gave me Marie Lu vibes (Legend by her is one of my favourite books) and both books were fast paced, allowing for some great action to take place. The main character Wren dies five years ago, but rebooted in a time of 178 minu
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caren

Listen up, young adult fans! Amy Tintera’s debut, Reboot, is one you definitely need to get your hands on. Fast! I’m serious. It has all my favorites: badass chick? Check. Hot boy? Check. Action? Killing? Kissing? Swoons? Check, check, check, check!

A new and interesting twist on the current popularity of zombies brings readers into the life of Wren, who was shot five years ago and then woke up—or rebooted—after one hundred and seventy eight minutes.

These aren’t the zombies you’d
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Vivianne
Jul 11, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: z-3-stars
I didn’t really have an expectation for this book, but chose to read it because it has been on my shelves a while and I was looking for something quick before going on my holiday to French. But unfortunately I wasn’t that impressed by it. I felt like I’ve read this plot so many times in another book, I wasn’t captivated by the writing style and I got annoyed with the main character and the romance. However I did really enjoy the ‘rebooting’ concept and the beginning of this book was rather enter ...more
Daiane
Actual Rating: 3.5

I have to confess that the blurb didn't attracted me that much but I love Amy Tintera's writing so I just left it on my kindle until I read it. I found out that I'm really attracted to her stories. Still, this one wasn't that awesome.

“There’s some human left in you, ain’t there?” she asked, craning her neck to look at the number above the bar code on my wrist.
She froze. Her eyes flew from the 178 printed on my skin to my face and she let out another shriek.
No
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Simona Bartolotta
2.5

“I think people immediately assumed I was yours so they stayed far away.' He met my eyes and smiled. 'I was. I am.' He leaned forward and brushed his lips to mine. 'Yours.”


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No.

But she? What does she do? She melts.

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Figures.

I was first drawn to this book because the heroine sounded like a sort of icy robot, emotionless and not human at all. And then it turns out she's just a softie even softier than an average teen-aged gi
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Neil (or bleed)
Jun 09, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2013-reads
Reboot. Human who died and born again technically. Considered zombie but not really look like a zombie. Humans are afraid to them because, of not their physical appearance, but their inhumane acts -- they kill.

The book has a strong potential for being the next big thing until some chapters began crawling to the romancey-type scenes. What. The. Fuck. It will be okay if it was just a little though. Because to be honest, I somehow enjoyed the cuteness of the romance between Wren and Cal
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Maggie ☘ (Wonderland-Reader)
This is what I call 'false advertising'. It's no kick ass, the heroine is just a blushing idiot doing everything (and I mean EVERYTHING) for the love interest only. She doesn't have some greater realization, doesn't fight for her believes or whatewer. No, she did everything just for the love interest, even though she knew him for just a few weeks..

It's like: How to Not write a Dystopia in five easy steps. You don't even have to try to be original or anything..

The author took everyth
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Emily
Jun 19, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: dnf, couldn-t-finish
Five years ago, Wren Connolly was shot three times in the chest. After 178 minutes she came back as a Reboot: stronger, faster, able to heal, and less emotional. The longer Reboots are dead, the less human they are when they return.

Wren’s favorite part of the job is training new Reboots, but her latest newbie is the worst she’s ever seen. As a 22, Callum Reyes is practically human. His reflexes are too slow, he’s always asking questions, and his ever-present smile is freaking her out. Yet ther
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Giselle
That was a fun quick read! It sounds like a long winded book but it's not. Fast-paced action around every page which was my fave part because she just takes them down like nobody's business. The romance was a little too cheesy for me, but it was bearable. I enjoyed it! Thank goodness I have the sequel because that ending would just annoy me. WHOO HOO no waiting to find out what happens next.
Chelsea ❤Peril Please❤

I guess I'm guna give this one a go! We'll see what happens....
Drew
Jan 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: young-adult, sci-fi
3 1/2 stars. "YA dystopians." If you're anything like me then you probably give an involuntary shudder when you hear those words. It's such an overhyped—perhaps the most overhyped—genre, and aren't you tired of seeing those endless cloning movie adaptions?

Thankfully, I think this is a genre that has died down. All the newest authors don't seem as crazy to write the next Hunger Games, but the damage was done—millions of dystopian books were published and most of them were terrible copies of each othe
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Ceilidh
Mar 10, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It’s no coincidence that the book “Reboot” is being compared to most is “Divergent”. Indeed, this is a comparison that the publishers must welcome. After all, “Divergent” is one of the few YA series of the past few years that justified the huge amount of hype it received and continues to dominate the NYT bestseller list. I believe its success is down to two main elements: A great publicity campaign and a marketable central premise. While “Reboot” has built up a significant amount of hype, partic ...more
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