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We review fantasy, paranormal, and science fiction books in both young adult and adult. Our website also features contests, giveaways, author interviews, guest posts, and more! http://www.fantasybookaddict.com
Ready Player One - Ernest Cline This review was completed by Michael Cummings, staff reviewer with Fantasy Book Addict.I have to caveat this review before it even gets started. Like the near mythical James Halliday in "Ready Player One," I was born in the mid-70's. That means my perspective on the 80's is skewed through the lenses of someone who saw them as a child to teenager. Cline's use of Halliday's obsessive fascination with the 80's and all things geek, then, fits into my world picture just fine. But if the rousing call of "Thundarr!" doesn't even tickle a memory cell, or if the thought of Ultraman and Mechagodzilla make you just scratch your head in bewilderment, then Cline's book is going to be a tough and/or boring read. The book seems to have been written for and caters to the sci-fi and computer geeks who came of age in the 80's, and despite its future setting was intended to pull on those nostalgic heart strings. On to the review!Read the rest of the review here: http://www.fantasybookaddict.com/2012/06/18/ready-player-one-cline-review/