A Computerized Spell Book

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  1. NickeeCoco

    NickeeCoco Reader Staff Member

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    Alright. I've been trying to remember the name of this book for quite some time now. I read it about fourteen years ago. It was about a boy and a girl who somehow (I forget how) get sucked into a computerized world. They have a sort of spellbook along with them and they have to use it to write code. Or something. Haha. Whenever I try to remember details I receive an image of a girl and a boy kneeling on a ground of green grid lines looking at a book.

    Ring any bells?
     
  2. B5B7

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    It is probably not the story you are after, but Vernor Vinge's True Names has a related idea.
     
  3. NickeeCoco

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    Heh. I totally forgot about this thread. I took a look at your link and it's not what I was looking for, but thanks!
     
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    To add to my original request, the book was written in the 80s, I think. I remember talk of floppy discs.
     
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    Davis Ashura Would be writer? Sure.

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    Was it by Rick Cook? Wiz Biz was an omnibus of the first two books in the series.
     
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    Might be Diane Duane's "Young Wizards" series.
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  7. NickeeCoco

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    Hmm. . . No. It was a stand alone, I remember that much. Thanks though! :)

    EDIT: And you know what? I was wrong! It was by Diane Duane. It was Support You Local Wizard. Thank you so much. This has been bothering me for years.
     
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