Earning money by dragging kids out of the virtual reality gaming world and returning them to their worried parents, bounty hunter Nixy faces the biggest challenge of her career when the game's billionaire developer loses track of his own son. Simultaneous eBook. 30,000 first printing.
In a future world where those between the ages of thirteen and eighteen can have their lives "unwound" and their body parts harvested for use by others, three teens go to extreme lengths to survive until they turn eighteen
Immersing himself in a mid-21st-century technological virtual utopia to escape an ugly real world of famine, poverty and disease, Wade Watts joins an increasingly violent effort to solve a series of puzzles by the virtual world's super-wealthy creator, who has promised that the winner will be his heir. (This book was previously listed in Forecast.)
Having mastered the cutting-edge technologies of the networked world, seventeen-year-old Marcus and his friends cut school in search of high adventure and find themselves caught in the aftermath of a major terrorist attack on San Francisco and wrongfully incarcerated in a secret prison by a totalitarian Department of Homeland Security. 50,000 first printing.
Knowing that successfully playing the game Epic will determine the quality of one's life on New Earth, Erik decides to risk it all to avenge his parents and subvert the rules of the game, but he ends up coming face-to-face with the Committee--the tyrannical rulers of the land.
In a future where most people have computer implants in their heads to control their environment, Titus meets Violet, an unusual teenage girl who is in serious trouble. By the author of Burger Wuss. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Jr Lib Guild. Reprint.
Having disrupted the world's largest communications company with his mischievous tampering, precocious teen Sam Wilson hacks the White House on a dare and catches the attention of an aggressively malfunctioning cyber-crime computer. By the author of The Tomorrow Code.
Sixteen-year-old Nick quickly becomes addicted to the mysterious computer game Erebos, but when the game, which can manipulate its players, sends him on a dangerous mission, the line between reality and the virtual world becomes blurry
A debut installment in a series set in a world of hyper-advanced technology, cyberterrorism and extreme gaming finds talented young hacker Michael enlisted by the government to stop a violent fellow hacker who is trapping hostages in nightmarish, brain-damaging virtual reality environments. By the best-selling author of the Maze Runner series.
Overwhelmed by a devastating accident that changed everything for his younger brother and prompted his mom's abandonment, Caleb immerses himself in an obsessive, surreal game that causes him to lose his grip on reality. By the author of Quad. Simultaneous eBook.
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