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Andy Weir – The Martian

I am the type of person who just feels all sorts of wrong when I have to see a movie before I’ve read the book, even thought I do know it’s different media: spoilers galore, and I pre…


The Martian: A Novel by Andy Weir: I finished this book in less than 24 hours. A friend recommended it to me, saying that never in her life did intense geometry and space talk seem so suspenseful and interesting. She was right. This book is a gripping sci-fi read, but you don't have to be a sci-fi buff to like it. Main character is a bit of a science bro, and there are a few 'did you have to go there' gender moments. Strong recommend, though.


I really love this book by the science fiction author Ray Bradbury. It is great book about the colonization of Mars by the Human race. A must read for those who are into science fiction.


Mary picked up The Martian: A Novel eBook: Andy Weir: Kindle Store


Aug 5 "The Martian" by Andy Weir & raspberry-nectarine popsicles

Is it just me, or is everyone obsessed with space these days?  At first I thought it was just me, because I read Andy Weir's excellent novel The Martian in a little over a day earlier this month. Then I realized, no, it's just a great time to care about space. Between the New Horizons Pluto flyby and the discovery of Kepler-452b, it seems Americans are more interested in extraterrestrial affairs than we've been in a long while. That's why this is the perfect time to read The…

hermionejg: matt-clough: matt-clough: The Martian by Andy Weir | Matt Harrison CloughIf you’re interested in science fiction you will no doubt of heard of Andy Weir’s brilliant debut novel The Martian, the story of an astronaut stranded on Mars, first published in 2012 and re-published earlier this year.The Martian quickly became one of my favourite novels, and I couldn’t resist putting together my own cover illustration during some downtime this month. (Book template from GraphicBurger)…