fantasy, fiction, throwback, Uncategorized

(TBT) “Neverwhere” by Neil Gaiman

Neverwhere, one of Neil Gaiman’s many novels, was published about ten years ago, and although it is labeled as fiction, the book falls into the fantasy genre. A London man named Richard Mayhew discovers a young girl bleeding on the street and as one thing leads to another he finds himself caught up in a fantastical world underneath the London that he thought he knew very well.

dystopia, fantasy, fiction, science fiction, Uncategorized

“Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline

Ready Player One (2011), written by Ernest Cline, is on the bestseller’s lists in over 58 countries. The science fiction novel is set in the year 2045 but revolves around everything 1980’s. Much of the story takes place in the OASIS, a virtual reality gaming system. The creator of the OASIS, James Halliday, hid an Easter egg containing his massive fortune inside the game. The story is about a young man named Wade Watts (or his avatar, Parzival) and his quest to find the hidden egg before the evil Sixers.