Happy Top Ten Tuesday at the Broke and the Bookish!
Disclaimer: I am not a big gamer myself, but my boyfriend is and he agrees with me on most of these (and hasn't read the rest).
1. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
For anyone nostalgic for the '80s and early '90s.
2. Armada by Ernest Cline
This is the only one I haven't read, but my boyfriend read and liked it, although he did say it wasn't as good as Ready Player One.
3. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
For fans of shoot 'em up games in space, like XCom.
4. You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day
For WoW fans or recovering addicts, also fans of Geek & Sundry and/or Felicia Day.
5. Dune by Frank Herbert
For fans of space or other colonization games, like Space Engineers or Civilization.
6. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
For fans of fantasy games, like Dragon Age and the Elder Scrolls.
7. Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear
Also for fans of Dragon Age and the Elder Scrolls.
8. The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
For fans of space and Star Wars games
9. The Belgariad and Malloreon by David Eddings
Also for fans of fantasy and colonization type games.
10. World War Z by Max Brooks
For fans of Day-Z, Fallout, and The Walking Dead.