“Humans had a brightness to them, a glow that only death extinguished.”
Rating: 5 stars
Reboots are teenagers who come back to life after dying. They come back stronger, faster, and less emotional.The longer Reboots are dead, the less human they are when they return. Wren 178 is the strongest Reboot in the Republic of Texas and is feared by both her fellow Reboots and supervisors of HARC (Human Advancement and Repopulation Corporation). That is until she meets the ever smiling Reboot Callum 22 and learns she’s not as emotionless as she thought.
Amy Tintera creates such magnificent characters. Wren 178 goes against all ya girl protagonist stereotypes, as a petite strong blonde. And although Wren 178 is supposed to be an emotionless fighting machine, Amy Tintera makes sure Wren 178 is never one-dimensional or boring. I found myself laughing numerous times in this book by the things Wren said. As for Callum 22, I loved everything about him. He is funny and charming and the perfect gentleman. He compliments Wren’s cold demeanor perfectly.
With such amazing characters, I hardly took notice of the plot and looking back, I realize the world building could have been better and Tintera could have gone more in depth in certain parts of the book. Nevertheless, these small details didn’t bother me because it was the pacing and characters that really won me over.
I would recommend Reboot to anyone who’s looking for a fast paced, refreshing read.