When it was published in 2011, Ernest Cline's Ready Player One quickly became a beloved cult classic for geeks around the globe and went on to sell more than 300,000 copies. On July 28, Cline will publish a second novel that's equally "nerdtastic"—to use the publisher's adjective.

Hero Zack Lightman suddenly starts living every video game player's dream when men in dark suits show up at school to tell him that his favorite game isn't a game at all, but a high-tech training tool to defend Earth from an alien invasion. Soon Zack is sequestered in a top-secret location with other elite gamers, working together to figure out how to win this secret war.

Will you read it? 

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