Book Review: Otherworld by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller // a disturbing YA, sci-fi novel

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Title: Otherworld

Author: Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller

Published: October 31, 2017

Pages: 355

Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction

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Goodreads Description: The company says Otherworld is amazing — like nothing you’ve ever seen before. They say it’s addictive — that you’ll want to stay forever. They promise Otherworld will make all your dreams come true.

Simon thought Otherworld was a game. Turns out he knew nothing. Otherworld is the next phase of reality. It’s everything you’ve ever wanted.

And it’s about to change humanity forever.

Welcome to the Otherworld. No one could have seen it coming.

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Two words that will guarantee me to pick up any book? Virtual reality.

The first book in the Last Reality series, Otherworld by Jason Segel and Kristen Miller was a dark, speculative rework of virtual reality fan favorites such as Ready Player One and Heir Apparent. It was the story of Simon, a troublesome, boarding-school boy, and his journey to rescue his best friend, Kat, through the relentless, digital landscape of the video game, Otherworld. I’ll spare you the details because this was one book that hinged on its numerous mysteries and tiny unveilings to keep the reader engrossed. 

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My First WWW Wednesday // books I’m reading, read, and on my TBR

*WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme created by Sam at Taking on a World of Words in which participants answer three simple questions:

1. What are you currently reading?
2. What have you just finished reading?
3. What are you going to read next?

I love how straightforward this meme is and how it asks the questions I frequently like to direct at other bookworms. It’s also a great way to predict and anticipate upcoming book reviews by my favorite bloggers! So, let’s try it out: 

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