I just finished my 2nd read/listen, and I am still completely smitten. This book has everything any nerd, fantasy fan, sci-fi fan, pop culture lover, or puzzle solver couldn't help but devour.
I did not know what to expect with this book. I had never even heard of if before a friend recommended it to me. But, I must say, it has now made it onto my top 10 list. It is funny and sassy while also being heartfelt and honest. I am not a gamer myself, but I am very much into the "geek" community as TV and movies go, and this touched on everything from Dungeons and Dragons, to Dr. Who, to Harry Potter, to Atari, to random anime. I enjoyed every minute of it, and will probably listen to it over and over again. If you want something fun that will deport you into a whole 'nother world for a while, this is a good choice. Also, Wil Wheaton is a fantastic narrator. Enjoy!!
This is one of the better new fiction books I have read in recent memory. The story is immersive and gripping. It is filled with the spirit of The Matrix. This is dystopia sifi in a terrifyingly plausible near-future universe. I cannot recommend it enough!