Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Posted March 14th, 2012 by Sherry Ramsey

Ready Player OneReady Player One by Ernest Cline

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I really enjoyed the audiobook version of this book–Wil Wheaton does a fabulous job of the narration, the story itself is fun and engrossing, and I loved the characters. The *only* reason I didn’t give it five stars is that I felt the author described the virtual world of the OASIS in too much detail and bogged down the flow of the story at times. I realize that he was probably trying to make it understandable to readers who might be completely unacquainted with virtual worlds but still–a bit too much. This aside, however, I highly recommend the book. You’ll enjoy it if you like computer games and general geekery, you’ll enjoy it if you grew up in the 80′s, and you’ll love it if you were a geek in the 80′s when all this stuff was happening. Like me. :)

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