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Ernest Cline
ERNEST CLINE has worked as a short-order cook, fish gutter, plasma donor, elitist video store clerk, and tech support drone. His primary occupation, however, has always been geeking out, and he eventually threw aside those other promising career paths to express his love of pop culture fulltime... show more



ERNEST CLINE has worked as a short-order cook, fish gutter, plasma donor, elitist video store clerk, and tech support drone. His primary occupation, however, has always been geeking out, and he eventually threw aside those other promising career paths to express his love of pop culture fulltime as a spoken word artist and screenwriter. His 2009 film" Fanboys," much to his surprise, became a cult phenomenon. These days Ernie lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, their daughter, and a large collection of classic video games.READY PLAYER ONEis his first novel."

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Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it 3 months ago
I FINALLY read Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, y'all. I absolutely loved the film adaptation of it and while I also enjoyed the book (hold on to your seats, folks) I preferred the movie version. While the book was able to go into more details in terms of world building and the puzzle solving aspec...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 8 months ago
READY PLAYER ONE has been on my TBR for years and now I'm sorry that I waited so long to read it. I'm glad that I listened to the audio instead of reading the book. There were some very dense paragraphs, that came off as information dumps, but on audio Wil Wheaton made even those interesting. S...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it 10 months ago
There is a 6 minute short in the Futurama episode Anthology of Interest II in which the character Fry uses his video game skills to fight an alien invasion. Replace Fry with the less likable Zack Lightman and pad it out to 355 pages and you have Armada. The story borrows heavily from The Last Star...
XOX
XOX rated it 1 year ago
Zach is a teenager who like games and science fiction. Like a lot of geek, he is not popular in school. He has lost his father when he was still a baby. He loves his mom and is aimless. Then his daydream came true. The UFO and alien invasion is coming. The video games are just simulator f...
XOX
XOX rated it 1 year ago
What takes me so long to read this! That's limited to persons who watch Science fiction movies a lot. Not as much as the main character Zack but close. And game playing. The setup is good as it is about fantasy, not just in US but in Japan, when the world is in danger and only a teenager o...
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