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Hard Reboot

Django Wexler



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14 September 2021
Django Wexler's Hard Reboot features giant mech arena battles and intergalactic diplomacy. When did academia get to be so complicated?

Kas is a junior researcher on a fact-finding mission to old Earth. But when a con-artist tricks her into wagering a large sum of money belonging to her university on the outcome of a manned robot arena battle she becomes drawn into the seedy underworld of old Earth politics and state-sponsored battle-droid prizefights.

Is it time to get back to the books, yet?
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 202mm,  Width: 128mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   134g
ISBN:   9781250790262
ISBN 10:   1250790263
Pages:   160
Publication Date:  
Recommended Age:   From 3 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

DJANGO WEXLER graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in creative writing and computer science, worked in artificial intelligence research and as a programmer/writer for Microsoft, and is now a full-time fantasy writer. Django is the author of The Shadow Campaigns, an epic fantasy series for adults, and The Forbidden Library, a classic fantasy series for middle-grade readers.

Reviews for Hard Reboot

Praise for Django Wexler: Warning: You'll probably be hooked on Wexler's insane 'flintlock fantasy' worldbuilding. --Charlie Jane Anders on The Penitent Damned A standout.... There's no time like the present to lose oneself in the military and political struggles of the Vordanai Empire. --Fonda Lee on The Shadow Campaigns series Ship of Smoke and Steel is a brisk, gritty adventure starring a heroine with genuine agency and power, despite the overwhelming odds stacked against her. The world is sharp and unforgiving, the mysteries are deep, the action is harrowing and triumphant. --Scott Lynch, author of The Lies of Locke Lamora A gripping, fast-paced fantasy enrapturing readers until the end... beautifully constructed with tantalizing details that evoke a variety of cultural influences. The characters are well-developed, and diversity?in ethnicity, ability, and sexuality?is abundant. --Kirkus Reviews on Ship of Smoke and Steel Wexler... has another engrossing winner on his hands. --Booklist on Ship of Smoke and Steel Three cheers for a female protagonist who demonstrates strong leadership skills without losing the prospect of love or friendship. --Kirkus Reviews on The Fall of the Readers Wexler is an exceptionally good writer, period. --Foz Meadows on The Shadow Throne

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