Wednesday, June 11, 2014

BLOG TOUR & 3 BOOK GIVEAWAY - REBEL by AMY TINTERA - REBOOT # 2 - YA SCI-FI DYSTOPIAN - ALLEN & UNWIN

By: Amy Tintera
Published By: Allen & Unwin
Released : Available Now
Details: Paperback from publisher for honest review, 340 Pages

RATING: 4.5 FAST PACED STARS!

Blurb: Goodreads

Wren Connolly thought she'd left her human side behind when she died five years ago and came back 178 minutes later as a Reboot. With her new abilities of strength, speed and healing - along with a lack of emotions - Wren 178 became the perfect soldier for HARC (Human Advancement and Repopulation Corporation). Then Callum 22 came along and changed everything.

Now that they've both escaped, they're ready to start a new life in peace on the Reboot Reservation. But Micah 163, the Reboot running the reservation, has darker plans in mind: to wipe out the humans. All of them. Micah has been building a Reboot army for years and is now ready to launch his attack on the cities. Callum wants to stick around and protect the humans. Wren wants nothing more than to leave all the fighting behind them.

With Micah on one side, HARC on the other, and Wren and Callum at odds in the middle, there is only one option left...

It's time for Reboots to become rebels.


BOOK REVIEW by Michelle:

Amy Tintera has brought a fast paced, exciting conclusion to her Reboot, duology. This sci-fi/dystopian had me turning the pages.

I found more substance to the plot and the characters brought me what I think I was missing from Reboot, even though I really enjoyed Reboot.

Told from both Callum and Wren’s pov’s we get a deeper understanding of these two characters who are at different ends of the reboot scale.

I loved watching Wren discover more of her human nature, so to speak. She does soften up, her thoughts becoming her own. I liked that Amy gave us reasons for her characters evolving, even though they are Reboots.

A higher number supposedly meant a Reboot was faster, stronger, less emotional, but I thought that was just a line HARC fed us that the Reboots bought into. We all used to be human, before we died and came back to life as Reboots, I didn’t see why the number of minutes dead mattered so much.


It kind of showed the reader that their still was a human underneath all of it. Even if it got lost for a while.

Callum is gorgeous. He was a little soft for me in Reboot, and he didn’t lose his human nature in this installment but he earned my respect. He really is a great character.

These two balance each other out.

This installment takes off at a fast pace from where Reboot left off. You will be turning the pages as this group of rebels go from one situation to the next in a bid to find a solution and release the other Reboots.

Did I think this could all be neatly tidied up in two books? Um, put it this way I got a satisfactory ending, but I still feel like there was more story to be told, more characters to explore.

Amy really has a clever idea with Reboots. It’s different and I could have explored these two characters and their sidekicks more in this world, but that is just me.

There is always a villain in a dystopian read and there are more than one in this one.

I got some sad moments that did surprise me how I felt. My heart got hurt.

I can see how film rights have been optioned by Fox for Reboot. It would make a great movie.

A fast paced, clever idea with some fierce moments and a romance that did flutter my heart like butterfly wings.




Michelle


GIVEAWAY

3 WINNERS!!

The lovely Allen & Unwin are kindly donating 3 x Paperbacks for me to giveaway on my tour stop.



Thanks kindly to Allen & Unwin!

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS!

AUSSIE ENTRIES ONLY

(Publisher is donating and mailing the prizes.)

Leave a comment with either your email addy, twitter or facebook addy's so I can easily contact the winner.

Answer this Q: What was the last Dystopian book you read?

EASY!

Random Org will choose winners.

If you want you can tweet the posting, would be lovely.

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ENDS 18TH JUNE 2014

GOOD LUCK!


10 comments:

  1. Last dystopia I read? The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings

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  2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
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  3. Just remember the giveaway is for Australian entries / addresses only. Sorry, but publisher is donating the paperbacks and also mailing them out to winners .

    Thanks!

    Mich

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  4. Oh yes I heard about this one but maybe not with this cover. I'm glad this last book was great, it can be tricky sometimes. I should try book 1!

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  5. The last dystopian I read was Into The Still Blue by Veronica Rossi.
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  6. Awesome giveaway, thank you. The last dystopian book I read was The Forever Song by Julie Kagawa - it was fantastic.
    Katie
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  7. Excited that this is only a duology! Woot! I'm loving this habit of binge-reading, instant gratification!

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  8. The last dystopian book I read was ASHFALL by Mike Mullin. I enjoyed it. Need to catch up with the rest of the series.


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  9. I keep meaning to read Reboot, Michelle! Since Rebel sounds like it was even better, I guess I should get to it. :) Great review!

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  10. Congratulations to:

    Kalasyn

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    Mary P

    You are the winners of the paperbacks.

    I shall email you now and once you have all clocked in , I shall let publisher know :D

    Enjoy!!

    Mich

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