Ready Player Two: A Novel

Ready Player Two: A Novel

by Ernest Cline (Author)

#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.   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 JournalAN UNEXPECTED QUEST. TWO WORLDS AT STAKE. ARE YOU READY? Days after winning OASIS founder James Halliday’s contest, Wade Watts makes a discovery that changes everything.Hidden within Halliday’s 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. With it comes a new riddle, and a new quest—a last Easter egg from Halliday, hinting at a mysterious prize. And an unexpected, impossibly powerful, and dangerous new rival awaits, one who’ll kill millions to get what he wants. Wade’s life and the future of the OASIS are again at stake, but this time the fate of humanity also hangs in the balance. 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.

In the highly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster novel and film Ready Player One, Ernest Cline returns with Ready Player Two. Set several years after the events of the first book, Wade Watts finds himself drawn back into a virtual reality game, this time created by James Halliday's posthumously released code. The stakes are even higher this time, as Wade and his friends must face a new threat that could potentially destroy the OASIS and the real world as they know it.

Ready Player Two is a thrilling and action-packed adventure that is sure to please fans of the original novel and film. Ernest Cline's writing is as sharp and witty as ever, and he creates a believable and immersive world that readers will love to explore. The characters are well-developed and relatable, and the plot is full of twists and turns that will keep readers guessing until the very end.

Overall, Ready Player Two is a must-read for fans of science fiction, gaming, and virtual reality. It is a thought-provoking and entertaining novel that will stay with readers long after they finish reading it.

Some of the key themes explored in Ready Player Two include:

  • The power of nostalgia
  • The dangers of virtual reality
  • The importance of friendship and community
  • The fight for freedom and justice

Ready Player Two is a timely and relevant novel that speaks to the issues that we face in today's world. It is a novel that will make readers think, laugh, and cry. It is a novel that will stay with readers long after they finish reading it.


384 pages