Ready Player One

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Broadway Books #ad - The only time teenage wade watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world's digital confines—puzzles that are based on their creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them.

But when wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. Nominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadThe worldwide bestseller—now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place.

Ready Player One #ad - . The race is on, and if wade's going to survive, he'll have to win—and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape.

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Armada: A novel by the author of Ready Player One

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Broadway Books #ad - But even through the terror and exhilaration, he can't help thinking: Doesn't something about this scenario feel a little bit like. Well. Fiction? at once reinventing and paying homage to science-fiction classics as only Ernest Cline can, Armada is a rollicking, a coming-of-age adventure, surprising thriller, and an alien invasion tale like nothing you've ever read before.

He vastly prefers the countless science-fiction movies, books, and videogames he's spent his life consuming. From the author of ready player One, a rollicking alien invasion thriller that embraces and subverts science-fiction conventions as only Ernest Cline could. Zack lightman has never much cared for reality.

Armada: A novel by the author of Ready Player One #ad - Especially because the alien ship he's staring at is straight out of his favorite videogame, a flight simulator callled Armada--in which gamers just happen to be protecting Earth from alien invaders. And too often, impossible, he catches himself wishing that some fantastic, world-altering event could arrive to whisk him off on a grand spacefaring adventure.

As impossible as it seems, what Zack's seeing is all too real. So when he sees the flying saucer, he's sure his years of escapism have finally tipped over into madness. And it's just the first in a blur of revlations that will force him to question everything he thought he knew about Earth's history, its future, even his own life--and to play the hero for real, with humanity's life in the balance.

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Ender's Game The Ender Quartet series Book 1

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Tor Books #ad - His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister. A brilliant young boy, andrew "ender" wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine.

Ender's two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. Winner of the hugo and nebula awardsIn order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world.

. Is ender the general earth needs? But Ender is not the only result of the genetic experiments. The war with the buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Peter and valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn't make the cut—young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.

Ender's Game The Ender Quartet series Book 1 #ad - Ender's skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders.

If, that is, the world survives.

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Oasis The Last Humans Book 1

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Mozaika Publications #ad - Her name is Phoe, and she is my delusion. Or is she?note: This book contains some strong language. A new dystopian/post-apocalyptic series from a New York Times bestselling authorMy name is Theo, and I'm a resident of Oasis, the last habitable area on Earth. We felt it was important for the censorship theme of the novel.

Oasis The Last Humans Book 1 #ad - It's meant to be a paradise, a place where we are all content. Now i hear a voice in my head, and she tells me things no imaginary friend should know. If such words offend you, you might not enjoy this book. Vulgarity, and other ills are but a distant memory, violence, insanity, and even death no longer plagues us.

I was once content too, but now I'm different.

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The Martian: A Novel

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Broadway Books #ad - But mark isn't ready to give up yet. Nominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadSix 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 nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive—and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive.

Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills—and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit—he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?

The Martian: A Novel #ad - The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

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Mortal Engines Mortal Engines, Book 1

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - Violent and romantic, action-packed and contemplative, funny and frightening" by the Sunday Times. Emerging from its hiding place in the hills, the great Traction City is chasing a terrified little town across the wastelands. The moment we finished reading this book we knew we wanted to make it into a movie.

Producer peter jackson* "Reeve's Mortal Engines remains a landmark of visionary imagination. School library journal, starred review???Now a major motion picture produced by Peter Jackson!London is hunting again. A breathtaking work of imagination, Hester Shaw is a heroine for the ages. They must run for their lives through the wreckage -- and face a terrifying new weapon that threatens the future of the world.

Mortal Engines Mortal Engines, Book 1 #ad - Beloved storyteller philip Reeve creates a brilliant new world in the Mortal Engines series, called "phenomenal. Soon London will feed. In the attack, tom natsworthy is flung from the speeding city with a murderous scar-faced girl.

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Artemis: A Novel

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Broadway Books #ad - Not crazy, eccentric-billionaire rich, like many of the visitors to her hometown of Artemis, humanity’s first and only lunar colony. The trouble is, engineering the perfect crime is just the start of Jazz’s problems. That’ll have to do. Jazz is no hero, but she is a very good criminal. She just wanted to get rich.

She’ll have to hatch a truly spectacular scheme to have a chance at staying alive and saving her city. Sure, it requires her to graduate from small-time smuggler to full-on criminal mastermind. Rich enough to pay off a debt she’s owed for a long time. Just rich enough to move out of her coffin-sized apartment and eat something better than flavored algae.

Artemis: A Novel #ad - Trapped between competing forces, pursued by a killer and the law alike, even Jazz has to admit she’s in way over her head. The bestselling author of The Martian returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller—a heist story set on the moon. Jasmine bashara never signed up to be a hero. So when a chance at a huge score finally comes her way, Jazz can’t say no.

Because her little heist is about to land her in the middle of a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself. But jazz has never run into a challenge her intellect can’t handle, and she figures she’s got the ‘swagger’ part down.

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?: The inspiration for the films Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049

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Ballantine Books #ad - Dick sees all the sparkling—and terrifying—possibilities. Dick “the most consistently brilliant science fiction writer in the world. John brunner “a kind of pulp-fiction Kafka, a prophet. The new york Times“Philip K. Those who remain covet any living creature, and for people who can’t afford one, cats, companies built incredibly realistic simulacra: horses, birds, sheep.

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?: The inspiration for the films Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049 #ad - . Rick deckard, an officially sanctioned bounty hunter, is commissioned to find rogue androids and “retire” them. Fearful of the havoc these artificial humans can wreak, the government bans them from Earth. Driven into hiding, unauthorized androids live among human beings, undetected. A masterpiece ahead of its time, a prescient rendering of a dark future, and the inspiration for the blockbuster film Blade Runner By 2021, the World War has killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet.

They’ve even built humans. But when cornered, androids fight back—with lethal force. That other authors shy away from. Rolling Stone. Praise for Philip K.

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Snow Crash: A Novel

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Spectra #ad - Stephenson turns out to be an engaging guide to an onrushing tomorrow. The new york Times Book Review. Neal stephenson is such a writer and snow crash is such a novel, and just about everything in between with a cool, Sumerian myth, weaving virtual reality, hip cybersensibility to bring us the gigathriller of the information age.

This is no mere hyperbole. The san francisco bay guardian “Fast-forward free-style mall mythology for the twenty-first century. William gibson “Brilliantly realized. Plunging headlong into the enigma of a new computer virus that’s striking down hackers everywhere, he races along the neon-lit streets on a search-and-destroy mission for the shadowy virtual villain threatening to bring about infocalypse.

Snow Crash: A Novel #ad - Praise for snow crash“snow Crash is a cross between Neuromancer and Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland. One of time’s 100 best english-language novels • a mind-altering romp through a future America so bizarre, so outrageous, you’ll recognize it immediately Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparison—a writer so original he redefines the way we look at the world.

In reality, hiro protagonist delivers pizza for Uncle Enzo’s CosoNostra Pizza Inc. But in the metaverse he’s a warrior prince.

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Lightning Thief, The Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1

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Disney Hyperion #ad - Lightning Thief, The Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1 #ad - And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse-Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. Percy jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper.

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Ready Player One Spanish Edition

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B DE BOOKS #ad - De repente, a partir de ese momento, Wade logra resolver el primer rompecabezas del premio, y, debe competir contra miles de jugadores para conseguir el trofeo. Reseñas:«una fascinante novela cibernética, tan traviesa como imaginativa, llamada a convertirse en un éxito. Booklist «disfruté con cada página de esta novela.

Charlaine harris, autora de muerto hasta el anochecer «una inyección de adrenalina, una búsqueda a través de un mundo virtual con la suficiente dosis de nostalgia de la década de 1980 para complacer a los más devotos seguidores de John Hughes. Publishers weekly «Un billete de lotería hacia el éxito.

Ready Player One Spanish Edition #ad - New york Daily News. Las claves del enigma están basadas en la cultura de finales del siglo XX y, millones de humanos han intentado dar con ellas, durante años, sin éxito. Se asegura que esconde las diabólicas piezas de un rompecabezas cuya resolución conduce a una fortuna incalculable. Estamos en el año 2044 y, como el resto de la humanidad, Wade Watts prefiere mil veces el videojuego de OASIS al cada vez más sombrío mundo real.

La única forma de sobrevivir es ganar; pero para hacerlo tendrá que abandonar su existencia virtual y enfrentarse a la vida y al amor en el mundo real, del que siempre ha intentado escapar. La novela cibernética que ha inspirado la gran producción de Warner Bros, a medio camino entre Avatar y Matrix.

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