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Reminds me of a book I just read, Ready Player One: http://www.amazon.com/Ready-Player-One-ebook/dp/B004J4WKUQ/r...

The entire thing is like references to stuff like this, heh.

I read this through without having read any reviews or even the cover, and I was pleasantly surprised as to how good a read it was. Not the plot, that was absolutely meh, nor the ticking of pop reference and stereotypes boxes that the author quite clearly wanted to get done. But despite fact that it was an unabashedly predictable and pedestrian plot, it was a pretty awesome book.

It got a 3/5 on my scale, on which 95% of fiction books get 1 star and 4% get 2 stars, which means it's worth reading for almost everybody, is a fun enough read, and while it won't change the world should definitely be in the top 100 popular books of last year. Read it. It got 4.27 on Goodreads, which also testifies as to how good it is.

So what are some four and five star books?

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