Parents' Guide to

Reboot, Book 1

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Resurrected super-soldiers find love in exciting adventure.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+

My child loved it. She said it was great. I believe it would be suitable for 12+. They do mention sex but it never describes anything in detail. There is some swearing but kids nowadays are so immersed into that now I wasn’t too worried. It’s got great romantic moments if your Into that and it talks about excepting yourself for who you are.

age 18+

Very Mature Content

I didn't read the entire book. My 11 year old stared reading it, but stopped due to the mature content in the book. There were multiple discussions about sex which I don't feel is appropriate for the target audience of this book. It's unfortunate because my son was really enjoying the book. There was also a bit of language which unfortunately seems to be the norm in tween/young adult books now.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (8):

REBOOT presents an interesting mix of dystopian science fiction and horror elements. Not quite a zombie love story, not exactly a hard-driving military adventure, it manages to blend disparate themes into a fast-paced, unpredictable tale full of action, conflict, and a dash of romance. Although she skimps a bit in fleshing out the logic of her Reboot-ridden near-future setting, author Amy Tintera does a good job of moving her protagonist from mindless obedience to agonized empathy, and sets up a launching pad for the next volume in the series.

Book Details

  • Author: Amy Tintera
  • Genre: Science Fiction
  • Topics: Adventures, Friendship
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: HarperTeen
  • Publication date: May 7, 2013
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 14 - 17
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Available on: Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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