"Insignia expertly combines humor with a disarming and highly realistic view of the future. The characters are real, funny, and memorable. You won't be able to put this book down."—Veronica Roth, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Divergent and Insurgent The earth is in the middle of WWIII in Insignia, the first entry in S. J. Kincaid's fast-paced sci-fi adventure trilogy perfect for fans of Ender's Game. The planet's natural resources are almost gone, and war is being fought to control…
Sword Art Online: Aincrad - Reki Kawahara. In the year 2022, some six thousand gamers excitedly explore the new Sword Art Online, which manipulates users' brain waves to create a wholly realistic gaming experience, but soon learn it lacks a log-out button and to escape they must conquer all one hundred floors--or die trying.
Want to Play? is PJ Tracy's first Gino and Magozzi thriller. Minneapolis. A killer is at work. Two bodies. Two slayings that are exact copies of those in a game that games-creator Grace Macbride is designing. As the killings mount up, Grace knows that she is both suspect and potential victim. The slaying of an old couple in small town America looks like one-off act of brutal retribution. But at ...
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This way up - Lindsay Wood. Cory is overweight and shy, and spends all his spare time playing CounterStrike on the computer. When his mother pressures him to join a school sports team, he hopes orienteering will be easy. However, the orienteering team proves surprisingly tough, and he must use his computer game skills to compete effectively. Includes factual information about orienteering.
The Serpents of Arakesh by V.M. Jones First book in a quartet. Adam Equinox takes no pride in any aspect of his school work. But a bad report is the least of his woes! Abandoned on a doorstep 12 years ago, he has no idea who he is or where he belongs. But his life starts changing when he enters a competition to win a chance to work with software genius Quentin Quested.
Paul Bryers [Mysteries of the Septagram series] In Avatar, Book 2, Jade explores a parallel world in a bid to find her lost family - and even more importantly, to find herself. She is forced to become the reluctant heroine of a computer game. Entrapped in a world of virtual reality she engages in a deadly battle with killer rats and dogs, and the even more deadly humans that she encounters in her travels through cyberspace.