B>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The highly anticipated sequel to the beloved worldwide bestseller Ready Player One, the near-future adventure that inspired the blockbuster Steven Spielberg film./b> br> br>b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST The game is on again. . . . A great mix of exciting fantasy and threatening fact.--The Wall Street Journal/b>br>br>AN UNEXPECTED QUEST. TWO WORLDS AT STAKE. ARE YOU READY? br>br>Days after winning OASIS founder James Hallidays contest, Wade Watts makes a discovery that changes everything.br>br>Hidden within Hallidays vaults, waiting for his heir to find, lies a technological advancement that will once again change the world and make the OASIS a thousand times more wondrous--and addictive--than even Wade dreamed possible.br> br>With it comes a new riddle, and a new quest--a last Easter egg from Halliday, hinting at a mysterious prize.br> br>And an unexpected, impossibly powerful, and dangerous new rival awaits, one wholl kill millions to get what he wants.br> br>Wades life and the future of the OASIS are again at stake, but this time the fate of humanity also hangs in the balance.br> br>Lovingly nostalgic and wildly original as only Ernest Cline could conceive it, Ready Player Two takes us on another imaginative, fun, action-packed adventure through his beloved virtual universe, and jolts us thrillingly into the future once again.
Nominated as one of Americas best-loved novels by PBSs The Great American Read The bestselling cult classic--now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. 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. 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.