I Love Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. What Should I Read Next?

The same question lurks at the end of every great book: What should I read next?

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Today, Tor.com commenter aethercowboy, who operates the Internet Literary Character Database, asks: “I for one want recommendations for more books like Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.”

What do you think, readers?

Ready Player OneAethercowboy Wants More Of:

They’ve Already Read:

  • Reamde by Neal Stephenson
  • Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
  • Halting State by Charles Stross
  • Otherland by Tad Williams
  • For the Win by Cory Doctorow
  • In Real Life by Cory Doctorow

What They Like Most About Ready Player One Is:

I enjoyed RPO because of (a) the massive amount of nostalgia, (b) the fact that it sounds like an awesome video game, (c) and the story was epic and gripping. I like the idea of stories that involve online video games and virtual environments being an integral part to their plot.

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I for one want recommendations for more books like Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

Similar read works were Reamde and Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson, Halting Stateby Charles Stross, Otherland by Tad Williams, and For The Win and In Real Life by Cory Doctorow.

I enjoyed RPO because of (a) the massive amount of nostalgia, (b) the fact that it sounds like an awesome video game, (c) and the story was epic and gripping. I like the idea of stories that involve online video games and virtual environments being an integral part to their plot.

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