"Full of high stakes, thrillers, and fantastic twists and turns, fans of Ready Player One are sure to love this addictive read." —BUZZFEED
Welcome to real life 2.0. Are you ready to play?
There are no screens. There are no controls. You don’t just see and hear it – you taste, smell, and touch it too. In this new reality there are no rules to follow, no laws to break. You can live your best life.
It’s a game so addictive you’ll never want it to end. Until you realize that you’re the one being played.
Step into Otherworld. Leave your body behind.
The frightening future that Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller have imagined is not far away. Otherworld asks the question we'll all soon be asking: if technology can deliver everything we want, how much are we willing to pay?
Jason Segel is an actor, a screenwriter and an author. Segel wrote and starred in Forgetting Sarah Marshall and co-wrote Disney’s The Muppets, which won an Academy Award for Best Original Song. On television, Segel starred on How I Met Your Mother and Freaks and Geeks. He is the co-author of the New York Times bestselling series Nightmares! Otherworld is his first novel for young adults.
Kirsten Miller lives and writes in New York City. She is the author of the acclaimed Kiki Strike books, the New York Times bestseller The Eternal Ones, and How to Lead a Life of Crime. Otherworld is the fifth novel Kirsten has written with Jason Segel. kirstenmillerbooks.com
'Full of high stakes, thrillers, and fantastic twists and turns, fans of Ready Player One are sure to love this addictive read.'
'A potent commentary on how much we’re willing to give up to the lure of technology.'
'The game is everything they thought it would be, but when freak accidents, corporate conspiracies, and real life threats takeover their lives in the real world, they start questioning both realities.'
“This is the kind of story you have in your head even when you are not reading it, the kind you can’t wait to pick back up, and the kind you have a serious book hangover from."
– Book Mad Blog
'This fast-paced page-turner by actor Jason Segel and his writing partner Kirsten Miller was hugely refreshing and unexpected...it was near impossible to close the book when my commute was over.'
– Page to Stage Reviews
'This book is INCREDIBLE! A cross between fantasy and conspiracy, a classic worthy of Homer but in an age of Homer Simpson.This is well-written, well-plotted, funny, tense, exciting, relatable and original. I just can't use enough adjectives.'
'It's endlessly imaginative and deeply scary.'
– SFX Magazine
'VR lovers and other gaming types will be in heaven reading this book, which is an imaginative and entertaining game walk-through combined with mystery and danger.'
'The quick pick for conspiracy theory fans gives teens just enough setting for their imaginations to run wild while keeping the pacing quick for reluctant readers.'
– School Library Journal
'It was brilliant, in a creepy yet wonderful way.’ – Charlotte, online reviewer
‘Don’t hesitate for one second to pick up this book.’ – Laurène P., online reviewer
'I came to the novel hoping to have it compete for my love of Ready Player One. What I got was so much more.' — Queen of Geekdom, online reviewer
'This is a book that has been missing from my reading life for a long time.' — Queen of Geekdom, online reviewer
'Yes, it will make for a good Christmas present and yes, you will most likely get a copy from me for Christmas.' — Queen of Geekdom, online reviewer
– Online reviews
'It's a game so addictive you'll never want it to end. Until you realise that you're the one being played.'
– Just4Fun magazine, Australia
'I couldn't turn the pages fast enough. I thoroughly enjoyed this, and I cannot wait for others to read it!'
Jessica Lyn on Goodreads ****
'Really suspenseful and highly imaginative. I enjoyed this so so much. Can't wait for #2!' Michelle Ann on Goodreads****
'This is going to give Ready Player One a run for its money.' Lisa Wright on Goodreads *****
'Strong plot, tons of action, and characters you can root for. Fans of Ready Player One and Armada (Cline) will devour this.' Tina Panik on Goodreads ****
'Don't hesitate one second to pick up this book. Great story, amazing writing, an all-round win.' Laurene Poret on Goodreads *****
‘This is fast paced, always progressing and had some creepy (scarily believable) dark twists which will make you think twice about the true appeal of leaving your reality behind for those few hours.’ Rebecca on Goodreads *****
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