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An Unexpected Quest. Two Worlds at Stake.

“This story is about you and what gaming has meant in your life. We already live in the OASIS, and the journey of life is trying to find as many of those Easter eggs along the way!”
—Trevor Noah


The highly anticipated sequel to the beloved worldwide bestseller 
Ready Player One, the near-future adventure that inspired the blockbuster Steven Spielberg film.

“The game is on again. . . . A great mix of exciting fantasy and threatening fact.”—
The Wall Street Journal

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.


Ready Player Two Official Book Soundtrack
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00 - Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears
01 - 867-5309 (Jenny) - Tommy Tutone
02 - Back In Time  - Huey Lewis and the News
03 - This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) - Talking Heads 
04 - Cowgirl - Underworld
05 - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out - The Smiths 
06 - Push It - Salt-N-Pepa
07 - It's A Mistake - Men At Work 
08 - Obsession - Animotion  
09 - My Best Friend's Girl - The Cars
10 - Jesse's Girl - Rick Springfield
11 - Oh Yeah - Yello
12 - You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby - Kirsty MacColl
13 - It's All in the Game - Carmel
14 - Ba-Na-Na-Bam-Boo - Westworld
15 - Eighties - Killing Joke
16 - Kajagoogoo - Kajagoogoo
17 - Brilliant Mind - Furniture
18 - Don't You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds
19 - Holiday Road - Lindsay Buckingham
20 - Beat City - The Flowerpot Men
21 - If You Leave - Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
22 - I Want a New Duck - Weird Al Yankovic
23 - Heroes - David Bowie
24 - Let's Go Crazy - Prince 
25 - 1999 - Prince 
26 - U Got the Look - Prince 
27 - Raspberry Beret - Prince 
28 - Alphabet St. - Prince 
29 - Erotic City (Dance Mix) - Prince 
30 - Little Red Corvette - Prince 
31 - Sign 'O' The Times - Prince 
32 - A Love Bizarre - Sheila E
33 - When Doves Cry - Prince
34 - Shake - The Time 
35 - Thieves in the Temple - Prince
36 - I Would Die 4 U - Prince
37 - Purple Rain - Prince
38 - Release It - The Time 
39 - Rhythm Nation - Janet Jackson
40 - 7 - Prince
41 - The Prophecy - Howard Shore
42 - Helm's Deep - Howard Shore
43 - Lights Out - Peter Wolf
44 - Anakin Vs. Obi-Wan - John Williams
45 - Best Of Both Worlds - Van Hagar
46 - Space Age Love Song - A Flock of Seagulls 

Author Ernest Cline with his DeLorean

Photo: © Dan Winters

Ernest Cline

Ernest Cline is a #1 New York Times bestselling novelist, screenwriter, father, and full-time geek. He is the author of the novels Ready Player One and Armada and co-screenwriter of the film adaptation of Ready Player One, directed by Steven Spielberg. His books have been published in over fifty countries and have spent more than 100 weeks on The New York Times bestsellers list. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his family, a time-traveling DeLorean, and a large collection of classic video games.

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