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BKLYN BookMatch: If You Liked Ready Player One

This list is inspired by Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. This list was created by a librarian with the Brooklyn Public Library for a reader. Would you like your own personalized list of reading suggestions? Visit Bklyn BookMatch, here:

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Ready player one

Ernest Cline. |

"Stuffed to the gills with action, puzzles, nerdy romance, and 80s nostalgia, this high energy cyber-quest will make geeks everywhere feel like they were separated at birth from author Ernest Cline."--Chris Schluep, Amazon Best Book of the Month.

The reluctant assassin

Eoin Colfer. |

In Victorian London, Albert Garrick, an assassin-for-hire, and his reluctant young apprentice, Riley, are transported via wormhole to modern London, where Riley teams up with a young FBI agent to stop Garrick from returning to his own time and using his newly acquired scientific knowledge and power to change the world forever.

The eye of minds

James Dashner. |

Michael is a skilled internet gamer in a world of advanced technology. When a cyber-terrorist begins to threaten players, Michael is called upon to seek him out.


V. E. Schwab. |

Ten years after a thesis experiment designed to tap a human's supernatural abilities goes terribly wrong, Victor breaks out of prison and resolves to track down his former roommate, Eli.

Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore

Robin Sloan. |

After a layoff during the Great Recession sidelines his tech career, Clay Jannon takes a job at the titular bookstore in San Francisco, and soon realizes that the establishment is a facade for a strange secret.

Ms. Marvel.

writer, G. Willow Wilson ; artist, Adrian Alphona. |

Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City -- until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts.