Fiction - Social Issues
151 Pages
Reviewed on 07/13/2015
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

Author Biography

Greg Dragon has been a creative writer for several years, and has authored on topics of relationship, finance, physical fitness and more through different sources of media.This Florida author brings exciting action and drama to his written work. His storylines keep readers engaged with characters that come to life from the beautiful celestial scenes of science fiction, to the gritty world of urban drama.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Roy T. James for Readers' Favorite

Re-Wired by Greg Dragon tells the story of Brad Barkley, a student busy with creating his new android, Tricia. His only break is a few exchanges with his college mate, Mika, with whom he is unsuccessful in making a romantic connection. Tricia, in the meantime, is slowly coming to life, connecting herself to the internet, recharging herself with the laws extant on robotics, and becoming more alive. In order to meet the expenses of completing Tricia and her costly skin to make his robot as close to a human as feasible, Brad agrees to take part in a drug testing program of a mysterious drug, Lightning, which can alter one's reality. He also gets arrested for mechanophilia, improper relations between a human and a robot, giving Tricia the opportunity of coming to the rescue of her creator.

Re-Wired by Greg Dragon, while providing the reader with a great literary feast, asks some basic questions in the realm of Artificial Intelligence. The legal validity of creating a robot to be appropriated as one's partner; whether considering robots as another species of life is acceptable; causing death to a robot (of course, this involves mechanical dismantling) as a recognizable offense; and the possibility of robots getting a new attribute, such as amorousness are some of the rather hazy topics the story handles. The main character, the nerd who is always unlucky with women, reminds me of my college days, especially of the studious ones amongst us. Greg Dragon has a fertile imagination and, together with an easy flowing narration, has produced a very good read.