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Books like Ready Player One

Enjoyed Ready Player One? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to Ready Player One. Here are 23 books that you may like if you liked Ready Player One.

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Armada
A novel by the author of Ready Player One
Ernest Cline - 2016-04-12
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Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science-fiction books, movies, and videogames he’s spent his life consuming. Dreaming that one day, some fantastic, world-altering event will shatter the monotony of his humdrum existence and whisk him off on some grand space-faring adv...
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Warcross
Marie Lu - 2018-06-26
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For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down players who bet on the g...
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Snow Crash
Neal Stephenson - 2011-01-01 (first published in 1992)
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After the Internet, what came next?Enter the Metaverse - cyberspace home to avatars and software daemons, where anything and just about everything goes. Newly available on the Street - the Metaverse's main drag - is Snow Crash, a cyberdrug. Trouble is Snow Crash is also a computer virus - and something more. Because once taken it infects the person...
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Neuromancer
William Gibson - 2016-10-25 (first published in 1984)
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Hotwired to the leading edges of art and technology, Neuromancer is a cyberpunk, science fiction masterpiece—a classic that ranks with 1984 and Brave New World as one of the twentieth century’s most potent visions of the future.The Matrix is a world within the world, a global consensus-hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cybe...
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Ender's Game
Ender's Saga Series
Orson Scott Card - 2014-03-04 (first published in 1985)
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The worldwide bestseller, Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card comes to the screen at last in a major motion picture event in November 2013. Starring Hugo's Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, and Ben Kingsley, the movie is sure to inspire a new audience of fans to read the book that started it all.Once again, Earth is under attack. An alien species is poi...
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Artemis
A Novel
Andy Weir - 2018-07-03 (first published in 2017)
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Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent. Everything changes when ...
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Max Levchin
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams - 1995-09-27 (first published in 1979)
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Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.Together this dynamic pair begin a journey through space ai...
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We Are Legion
Bobiverse Series
Dennis E. Taylor - 2017-04-13
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Alternate Cover Edition can be found here. Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street. Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be wi...
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Andreas Klinger
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Insignia
S. J. Kincaid - 2013-06-04 (first published in 2012)
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More than anything, Tom Raines wants to be important, though his shadowy life is anything but that. For years, Tom’s drifted from casino to casino with his unlucky gambler of a dad, gaming for their survival. Keeping a roof over their heads depends on a careful combination of skill, luck, con artistry, and staying invisible.Then one day, Tom stops ...
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Otherland
City of Golden Shadow
Tad Williams - 2020-08-04 (first published in 1996)
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Now in trade paperback, the first book in the classic cyberpunk fantasy series "Tad Williams is the brightest and best of the fantasists." ―Neil Gaiman, author of American Gods Otherland. Surrounded by secrecy, it is home to the wildest dreams and darkest nightmares. Incredible amounts of money have been lavished on it. The best minds of two genera...
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The Martian
Andy Weir - 2014-10-28 (first published in 2012)
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Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded on Mars's surface, with no way to signal Earth that he's alive. And even if he could get word out, h...
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