I will freely admit that I'm not really a gamer unless you count some games on Facebook which includes Pet City and a few times playing Sims as a gamer. I am familiar with games etc mentioned throughout the book for the most part but I haven't seen the movies or played the games. Maybe my perspective is different from other people who are more into the gaming thing which might explain why I really enjoyed this book.
I did enjoy this book but I do feel that it is a bit lacking in a few areas. It would have been nice if some of the characters were fleshed out a bit more and if there was more about the time spent on the moon. It was a bit rushed but I really liked this book and even laughed out loud along with a little book yelling. Doesn't everyone do that? It all starts with Zack seeing something that causes him to believe he's hallucinating. It did make me wonder about the weirdness I saw at my elementary school.
Zack is a gamer and he kinda reminds me a bit of Dean Winchester because he's so immersed in his father. He grew up surrounded by his dead father's things. His world is turned upside down when he finds out that the world has been using video games to train people to prepare them for an alien invasion that is hours away from happening. This is a fun story with interesting characters. I kinda hope for more at the very least a novella of what was going on for all that time on the moon. There is an interesting twist that might leave you with your mouth hanging open. I do plan on checking out Ready Player One in the future and look forward to reading more books by this author.
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