I enjoyed Sentenced to Troll so I was happy to check out these two books. While I enjoyed this book the similarities to Ready Player One in plot and characters and even environments are really hard to miss. I'm showing this book came out six years later so which influenced which seems obvious.
Category Archives: Fantasy
Fiction with strange or other worldly settings or characters; fiction which invites suspension of reality. Includes: fantasy (Dungeons & Dragons, High Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Epic Fantasy), fables (mythical creatures, like unicorns, faeries, ghosts, Greek and Roman gods, vampires, zombies, werewolves and other were-animals), non-Biblical angels and demons, and other non-sensical or magical creatures or characters.
8-Bit Bastards Level 2 by Mason
I've never zoned out so much during a book as I did with this.
8-bit Bastards Level 2
By Joshua Mason
The idea of a retirement in virtual reality where you can do anything you want forever that gradually gets old is fascinating. The 8-bit Easter eggs and gaming mechanics is fun. But the characters were … Continue Reading ››
Divine Dungeon 1-4 by Krout
I first picked up the first book in the Divine Dungeon series, Dungeon Born, by Dakota Krout over a year ago. After struggling through it I gave up on the series and returned it. I never expected to go back.
Divine Dungeon, 1-4
By Dakota Krout
The problem I had was in understanding a cultivation story. I … Continue Reading ››
Legends by Scudiere
Africian Legend: Lanada Landa - a big cat - leopard - that roams the earth bringing deadly disease to all he touches.
Legends: The Landa Landa & The Aellai
By A. J. Scudiere
Dalena is a scientist working in Africa helping the people and looking for … Continue Reading ››
What Blooms From Dust by Markert
The train ride was free. The people were going to their dream town of Majestic Oklahoma. A town of elegant buildings, paved roads, and show houses. The pamphlets were a work of fiction as they would soon learn. Reaching their destination they were faced with … Continue Reading ››
Hell to Pay by Chmilenko
Book 2 of Ascend Online was very different than book 1. Unlike most series, it seems that Chmilenko is focused on the world of the game (and perhaps the battle between in-game sister “gods” Order and Chaos) rather than the players.
Hell To Pay
Ascend Online 2
by … Continue Reading ››
Salvage Trouble by Morin
From the publisher: Carl Ramsey has a starship to run. Down on his luck, struggling to pay the cost of fuel, he’s just looking for some quick, easy cash. While looting the wreck of a passenger ship, they discover that one escape pod never ejected, and … Continue Reading ››
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Twain
I haven’t read many Twain books. In fact, this may be the first time I’ve read one all the way through. And I have to admit that it wasn’t easy to get through. The beginning was interesting enough, but the loooooong middle section was so uneventful … Continue Reading ››
A Trap for the Potentate by Atamanov
This is book 3 in the Dark Herbalist series with Amra, the goblin herbalist, and his plotline testers. Continuing after book 2, Amra has turned his sights to defeating the challenging quest to go to the end of the river Styx – a challenge that … Continue Reading ››
Stay on the Wing by Atamanov
This is book 2 in the Dark Herbalist series with Amra, the goblin herbalist, and his plotline testers. This story picks up right where the first one ends with Tim (Amra’s player’s real name), his sister, his girlfriend and friends playing an online VR MMORPG.
Stay on … Continue Reading ››