Books for Those Extremely Online

Are you a bit too into the internet? One of these books might hook you and allow you to put down the phone.
Updated October 2, 2022
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The Circle
Dave Eggers
A bestselling dystopian novel that tackles surveillance, privacy and the frightening intrusions of technology in our lives--a "compulsively readable parable for the 21st century" (Vanity Fair).  When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most...
The Startup Wife
Tahmima Anam
Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR​ In this "wise and wickedly funny novel about love, creativity, and the limitations of the tech-verse" (Vogue) newlyweds Asha and Cyrus find themselves running one of the most popular social media platforms in the world.
#FashionVictim: A Novel
Amina Akhtar
Heathers meets The Devil Wears Prada in this "sick and vicious and funny" thriller set in the cut-throat world of fashion (Caroline Kepnes, New York Times-bestselling author of You) Fashion editor Anya St. Clair is on the verge of greatness. A...
Happy for You
Claire Stanford
A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE  NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2022 BY GLAMOUR, ELECTRIC LIT, AND THE MILLIONS   "Engrossing and clever . . . Stanford captures the allure, absurdity and menace of corporate spaces...
Margot Mertz Takes It Down
Carrie McCrossen
Veronica Mars meets Moxie in this hilarious and biting YA contemporary novel following Margot Mertz, a girl who runs an internet cleanup business and embarks on a quest to take down a revenge-porn site targeting the girls in her school. For the right price, high...
Ghoster
Jason Arnopp
Jason Arnopp - author of acclaimed cult hit The Last Days of Jack Sparks - returns with a razor-sharp thriller for a social-media obsessed world. Prepare to never look at your phone the same way again . . . Kate Collins has...
No One Is Talking About This
Patricia Lockwood
FINALIST FOR THE 2021 BOOKER PRIZE & A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BOOK OF 2021 WINNER OF THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE    "A book that reads like a prose poem, at once sublime, profane, intimate, philosophical, witty and, eventually, deeply moving." --New York Times Book...
Pattern Recognition
William Gibson
Cayce Pollard is an expensive, spookily intuitive market-research consultant. In London on a job, she is offered a secret assignment: to investigate some intriguing snippets of video that have been appearing on the Internet. An entire subculture of people is obsessed with these bits of footage, and...
Feed
M. T. Anderson
From the author of Burger Wuss comes a book filled with identity crises, consumerism, and star-crossed teenage love in a futuristic society where people connect to the Internet via feeds implanted in their brains.
Little Brother
Cory Doctorow
Marcus, a.k.a "w1n5t0n," is only seventeen years old, but he figures he already knows how the system works-and how to work the system. Smart, fast, and wise to the ways of the networked world, he has no trouble outwitting his high school's intrusive but clumsy surveillance systems. ...
Fangirl
Rainbow Rowell
#1 New York Times bestselling author! In Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl, Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan, but for Cath, being a fan is her life-and she's really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the...
Attachments
Rainbow Rowell
"Attachments is so perfectly engaging, so sly, and so funny I read it all in one sitting, then went back and read my favorite scenes a second time...I hope Rowell never stops writing." -Haven Kimmel Beth and Jennifer know their company monitors their office e-mail....
Ready Player One
Ernest Cline
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. "Enchanting . . . Willy Wonka meets The Matrix."--USA Today * "As one adventure leads expertly to the next, time simply evaporates."--...
Neuromancer
William Gibson
Winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Awards, Neuromancer is a science fiction masterpiece--a classic that ranks as one of the twentieth century's most potent visions of the future. Case was the sharpest data-thief in the matrix--until he crossed the wrong people...
Microserfs
Douglas Coupland
The bestselling author of Life After God offers his most compelling work to date--a novel both hilarious and eerily portentous, which visits the high-tech heart of computer giant Microsoft, where a cadre of overworked twentysomethings struggles for success in the elusive and truly alternate world of...
Friend Request
Laura Marshall
A paranoid single mom is forced to confront the unthinkable act she committed as a desperate teenager in this addictive thriller with a social media twist. Maria Weston wants to be friends. But Maria Weston is dead. Isn't she? 1989. When Louise first notices the new...
Normal People
Sally Rooney
NOW AN EMMY-NOMINATED HULU ORIGINAL SERIES * NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE * "A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships" (People) from the author of Conversations with Friends, "a master of the literary page-turner" (J....

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