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Ready Player One

My rating on GoodReads: 4 stars

Exuberant and clever. Ready Player One is a thriller/quest fueled by a fiery passion for 80's videogaming and pop culture.

Not being a big gamer myself (and having just missed the 80's), I hesitated to pick this one up. I shouldn't have worried. Even non-gamers will be able to appreciate the imagination, humor, tension, and excitement in Ready Player One - the 80's trivia is just a bonus for those in the know.

Even though it gleefully embraces the tropes of sci-fi and fantasy novels before it (the lonely nerd, evil mega-corporations, a questing band of misfits, etc.), the book feels fresh and keeps the reader on their toes up until the very end.

Great literature this is not. A perilously good time this is. "Look, let me go back in there and face the peril!"

Max Nova

Max Nova

I love books! My reading theme for 2017 is "The Integrity of Western Science." I'm also the founder of www.SilviaTerra.com.

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