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You can tell Andy Weir loves his space exp Adult science thriller. You can tell Andy Weir loves his space exploration and knows a ton about it. He totally had me convinced, anyway. I will also never eat another potato again. Long story. View all 22 comments. Jul 23, Wil Wheaton rated it it was amazing Shelves: I have never wanted so badly for the characters in a book to be real.

I want to meet them all the way I want to meet the president, or Taylor Swift. This story is perfectly told. It is perfectly paced, it is brilliantly written, it is beautifully crafted. Andy Weir does this incredible thing where he make the reader feel the isolation that Mark Wagner feels, and he does it so subtly, we don't even realize that he's doing it until it's done.

The Martian completely captivated me. I couldn't wait to f I have never wanted so badly for the characters in a book to be real. I couldn't wait to find out what happened next, and I never wanted it to end.

View all 82 comments. I go so emotional at the end, so good! View all 16 comments. Dec 02, Emily May rated it really liked it Shelves: First off, welcome to ! Let's kick this year off with a review of a book about a guy who deserves to survive more than anyone I've ever known. This book has been lurking around in my Goodreads feed, gaining hype, and all the positive reviews from my friends eventually got too much for me - so I had to check this out for myself. I'm glad I gave in. The Martian has so many good things going for it.

First and foremost, it is a classic tale of survival against very huge odds. In this book, Mark Wa First off, welcome to ! In this book, Mark Watney becomes one of the first people to walk on Mars but after an accident causes him to be believed dead and abandoned by his crew, it looks like he will be the first person to die there.

Like Cast Away x a million, Mark must battle extremely foreign territory, the likelihood of starvation, and the possibility of technical failures. It's pretty hard to see an outcome where he isn't totally screwed. The best thing about this book is the juxtaposition between the very scientific nature of everything Mark must do to survive - gave me a renewed level of respect for how damn smart astronauts have to be - and his absolutely wonderful personality.

Mark maintains his sense of humour throughout every hardship he faces - it's pretty much impossible to not be charmed by him. Here are some quotes: It stopped working.

It's hard to imagine that anyone who picks this up won't find themselves dragged into Mark's world, desperately needing to know what will happen to him. Blog Facebook Twitter Instagram Tumblr View all 39 comments. Jul 20, Jesse JesseTheReader rated it really liked it. I'm so happy that I randomly decided to pick this book up! I did find that the story dragged a bit towards the end and some of things went over my head a little bit, but for the most part this was a fantastic read!

View all 13 comments. Feb 23, Jeffrey Keeten rated it it was amazing Shelves: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. I have no way to communicate with Hermes or Earth.

So yea. Mark Watney, Mars astronaut, has a lot to worry about. In fact, when his fellow astronauts left he effectively became: Watney becomes the first farmer on Mars. Luckily the crew was to be there over the Thanksgiving holiday and for morale purposes NASA sent along potatoes with those all important eyes intact. I could take it outside and let it boil off. Even more precious is my manure. Fortunately, when you spend a lot of time in space, you learn how to shit in a bag.

And if you think things are bad after opening the piss box, imagine the smell after I drop anchor. He will drive on terrain that looks like this: Watney being Watney has a few juvenile observations about his arrival at the crater. Watney injects humor as he explains his innovative scientific brilliance which at times had my eyes glazed over trying to keep up. So even as you are getting overwhelmed by the science Weir will elicit an eye roll from the more sophisticated reader.

He might even inspire an outright chortle if you are of the low brow variety of humor lovers. I must be more of the pan-humor variety as he elicited a wide range of sniggers, snorts, and raised eyebrows from me. This kind of sophistication is what we interplanetary scientists are known for.

Ordinary duct tape, like you buy at a hardware store. It turns out duct tape has a variety of uses for providing additional support.

We are such an ingenious species. Weir convinced me that Watney could live on Mars for over a year while awaiting rescue. With mangled equipment, a harsh unforgiving terrain, and the ever present, one more thing going wrong, depression that Watney has to overcome everyday, this reader started feeling the pain of failure and the elation of success right along with him.

As the world learns he is alive humanity began rooting not for the American to live, but for the human species to triumph. In the s when I was old enough to watch what NASA was doing and marvelled at our ability to do the impossible. It was a time when absolutely anything seemed achievable. We still built things, now it feels like the monuments of our times are being built other places.

I do think we all miss having a common goal. Something that we all feel we are a part of, something larger than ourselves. With a space program gutted and the idea of a manned mission to Mars staggeringly expensive it makes me realize how lucky I was to grow up in a time when it really felt like the impossible was possible.

We need a Mark Watney to be lost on Mars so we have something to cheer for that brings us together as a species. Besides book reviews I also have started writing movie reviews.

These can be found at my blog http: View all 99 comments. Sep 29, karen rated it liked it Shelves: To me, it's "Tuesday. Brought product to surface of Mars. This is by far my favorite and most listened to! If you're still thinking about reading it, just do it.

If you're in a slump, just do it. If you've seen the movie and aren't sure if it's still worth the read, just do it. You won't regret it! View all 12 comments. Thank god that's over. Everyone has been talking about The Martian. And I literally mean everyone. Since the moment I saw the cover and the raving reviews I knew I had to pick it up.

I think I am the only person on GR to give this pile a one star rating. I wanted desperately to fit in with the Goodreads community and love the shit out of this book a Thank god that's over. I wanted desperately to fit in with the Goodreads community and love the shit out of this book and start farting rainbows every time I saw the title.

Unfortunately I was not blessed with a Science Brain and this book went far over my head. My brains were floating in outer space waiting patiently to be brought back down. I loved the concept. Mark Watney gets left in space by accident. But Mark is not dead. Boy, does he know his shit. Forgot you were reading. When it comes to Sci-fi I need it to be just enough detail to get me by. Andy Weir was in so much depth I think he might be in the wrong career all together.

Clearly your brains are far superior to my own. Next time you write a book though, I will politely pass it up and save myself the time and effort all together. I listened to this book on audio and the narrator did a great job telling a boring story.

I kept waiting for something awesome to happen. What exactly, you ask? Or he would maybe figure out a way to live on Mars permanently-becoming the Martian himself. No such luck. Just boring tales of growing potatoes and drinking urine while listening to Disco music. It takes quite a bit for me to give a one star rating. I read because I love books. I almost always find redeemable qualities in a book but I was counting down until this one was over. The Martian gets one star for the concept behind the story.

This book was just not for me. I started this book in March, and put it down with no intentions of ever picking it back up. Skip forward to early October when I saw the movie twice , and then immediately went out and bought another copy of the book yeah, I was so sure last time that I gave it away. And it was awesome. I had to dock a half star for the tiny reason that originally caused me to DNF the book: Don't misunderstand me, I LOVED the science and math aspects, I loved how there were multiple perspectives and writing styles, but Mark's narration really got on my nerves sometimes!

Like how he talks! Like this! All of the time! However, as the book progressed, I realized that there wasn't enough of this to make me fully dislike Mark's portions, so all was well. View all 41 comments. May 09, Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies rated it really liked it Shelves: So yeah. Surviving on a deserted island? Easy shit. Crusoe's got all that fucking water, plenty of good carbon-based animals for the eatin', and all those coconuts growing on tree.

And here I am, having to actually go to Whole Foods to buy my fresh, young coconuts and having to pay for extra virgin cold-pressed coconut oil! Look at all the motherfucking trees! See all the moist, fertile soil?! What kind of a survival scenario is that, anyway?! That's easy shit. Try surviving on another planet. Namely, Mars. I love a survival premise A science fiction book, no less? I don't know about this. As it turned out, all my fears were wrong.

This book was fan-fucking-tastic. I absolutely loved him. I wanted to marry him. I'm fairly good-looking. I'm single. Can someone send this type of engineer my way, please? The not-so-good: It's realistic, because it takes a long fucking time to get shit solved, but it lost my attention sometimes.

The Summary: That he is. Mark Watney , botanist, mechanical engineer, participant in the fledgling Ares program to send humans to Mars, is royally screwed.

Shortly upon his arrival to Mars with his crew, his "MAV" "Mars Ascent Vehicle" got blasted with Category 5 hurricane winds, and with no other choice, the crew had to hightail it out of there. Sounds like a plan. Except Mark didn't get out when he should have. It was a ridiculous sequence of events that led to me almost dying. Then an even more ridiculous sequence that led to me surviving. There was an accident involving lots of blood and a punctured suit fuck , and long story short, the crew left without Mark, believing him dead fuck.

Mark isn't dead, but he's stranded on Mars and everyone thinks he's dead. So that means he's as good as dead himself. The good thing is that he's not an idiot. Mark's been given medical training boom, stitches for his injury by NASA.

They don't send untrained idiots on board a mission to Mars. He's also trained in mechanical engineering, and he got his undergraduate degree in Botany. Pretty stupid, when it's like, a fucking mission to Mars, right? I mean, who the fuck would need to plant anything on a hostile planet?

As it turns out, botany is more useful for his survival than you would think. Because now that he's alive and back in the Martian Habitat the "Hab" , Mark's got to set out a plan for survival.

He's realistic about his situation. He's really, really fucked. But all is not lost, he's still got the Hab. Inside the Hab is a good quantity of food, it's an enclosed environment. Mark can stay alive for some time. He's got enough food to last him about a year. We were six days in when all hell broke loose, so that leaves enough food to feed six people for 50 days.

He's got enough air from the Oxygenator. He's got power cells. He's got enough water from the Water Reclaimer. The trouble is that the next mission to Mars isn't coming until four years. Mark's got to stay alive until a they come or b he manages to communicate with Earth. Clearly, it's a better idea to try and communicate with Earth so they can come get him. But if I could communicate, I might be able to get a rescue. Find a way to communicate with Earth.

Priority right now: That's a whole lot of calories to generate from nothing. But hey, here's where his botany degree comes in handy! Mark needs to do a lot of things, but priority 1: Remember those old math questions you had in Algebra class? I need to create calories. And I need enough to last four years. It's not a foolproof plan.

I have an idiotically dangerous plan for getting the water I need. In fact, it's downright fucking dangerous at times. As you can see, this plan provides many opportunities for me to die in a fiery explosion.

Firstly, Hydrazine is some serious death. In the Hab. On purpose. Meanwhile, back on Earth, all is not lost! A glorified photo technician ok, she's got a master's in Mechanical Engineering, but all she's doing for NASA is looking at pictures finds some odd signs on Mars. Shit's there that wasn't there before. It's not Martians, so it's gotta be Mark. He's alive! Sound the bells! Well, shit, now how do they get him out of there? How do they communicate when there's no way of communicating?

SOL 61 How come Aquaman can control whales? Makes no sense. The Setting: Well, it's Mars. What did you expect? There's um, craters, dry dust, and more craters and more dry dust. Just kidding. We spend most of our time within a contained environment, and to be honest, it's not that important. What makes the setting believable is the science that's presented to us, in entirely layman's terms. There's a lot of concepts to understand, and Mark does a fantastic job of breaking science in a way that makes it feel real while making it credible and easy to comprehend.

But not the kind used in nuclear bombs. No, no. This Plutonium is way more dangerous! Plutonium is an incredibly unstable isotope. As you can imagine, a material that can literally fry an egg with radiation is kind of dangerous.

I'm a fan of science, but I avoid the hard shit when I can. I'm not the smartest person in the world, and technicalities beyond the basic grasps of physics, chemistry, and biology hurts my head. I can understand science. I just choose not to sometimes, and I avoid the cold, hard technical stuff when I can. I can break down most of the basics like a truly laughable dystopian global-warming scenario but anything more than that taxes me.

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I had no problems understanding and believing any of the scientific concepts in this book. This book may use science extensively, but it is so well-described and so well-drawn and explained that it doesn't feel like a science-fiction book at all. I'm turning my pee into rocket fuel. It's easier than you'd think. Urine is mostly water. Separating hydrogen and oxygen only requires a couple of electrodes and some current. The problem is collecting the hydrogen. I don't have any equipment for pulling hydrogen out of the air.

If I survive this, I'll tell people I pissed my way into orbit. The humor: I chipped his sacred religious item into long splinters using a pair of pliers and a screwdriver. Ruining the only religious icon I have leaves me vulnerable to Mars Vampires.

Mark is a damned funny narrator. This may be projection, but I see a lot of my own personality and humor in him. I'm such a humble person, aren't I? He's just like me, only wittier, funnier, smarter, and x more brilliant. But I'm prettier, so I'm sure that makes us just about even. There's a lot of geeky jokes, involving NASA's tendency to overspend on, well, just about everything. One thing I have in abundance here is bags.

And computer-related jokes that might go over the heads of people who don't fuck around with computers for fun. We sent the rover patch, which Pathfinder rebroadcast. Once Watney executes the patch and reboots the rover, we should get a connection. That was supposed to be funny. This is one of my few complaints. Mark is incredibly cheerful, and this is very hard to believe. He is fucked, but he makes a joke out of it. This might work, except that for almost the length of the entire novel, he is constantly funny and optimistic about it.

He jokes about his own death. He jokes about the fact that he might end up a a handful of dust on Mars. Everything is humorous, and I like it, because I love his humor, but it doesn't make him a believable character.

I wanted to see his despair. I wanted to feel his loneliness. I wanted to see him suffer, to FEEL him suffer because it's a really, really fucking screwed up situation. Mark's attitude makes him a fun character to read, but it doesn't make him feel realistic. Your life is at stake, so we want to be sure. Also, please watch your language. Everything you type is being broadcast live all over the world. A pair of boobs! View all 69 comments. Sometimes I'm lucky enough to come across a book that makes me go all Whee-heeee!

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On Mars, ya little shit! Ya hear me? A book with the sense of humor that is a perfect match for my own the one that occasionally causes some serious eyebrow-raising from my colleagues. Meet The Martian by Andy Weir. The book I want to marry and have dorky wisecracking grandchildren with. He was the 17th human to set foot on Mars, and the first human to be abandoned there after being mistaken for dead.

There's no way in hell he has enough supplies to last until a dubious chance of rescue if NASA even figures out that he in fact is very much not dead. In a situation like this, I'd crap my pants and become breathing-challenged.

Mars didn't electrocute Pathfinder. So I'll amend that: Mars and my stupidity keep trying to kill me. Mars ain't the kind of place to raise your kids, sure - but it may be just the kind of place to raise a few potatoes and fix up a few Mars rovers.

Our paraphrased conversation was: And duct tape. Can't forget the duct tape. Duct tape works anywhere. Duct tape is magic and should be worshiped. Ah, the silly lowbrow puns that never fail to make me chuckle.

Ah, the deadpan humor that never gets old. Ah, the beauty of never taking yourself too seriously. Mark Watney, you are my literary soulmate. And even better: I will eventually go to Schiaparelli crater and commandeer the Ares 4 lander. Nobody explicitly gave me permission to do this, and they can't until I'm aboard Ares 4 and operating the comm system.

That makes me a pirate! A Space Pirate! It seemed to have somehow been written just for me, since of course I'm clearly the most important thing since sliced bread, or however that saying goes. All I know is that a book I read twice in three days is perfect for me. This all sounds like a great idea with no chance of catastrophic failure.

That was sarcasm, by the way. View all 60 comments. If The Martian isn't a million dollar blockbuster in the next 5 years, Hollywood have missed a treat. I read the entire thing in one sitting, making it probably the best way to pass 8 hours that I can think of.

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Maybe it helps that I came to the book with no expectations, except the hope that I might get my next 'fix' for my inner space geek. Well, what a fix!

The story is a fast-paced, compelling adventure across Mars and offered everything I wanted and more. I was behind Mark Watney the whole w If The Martian isn't a million dollar blockbuster in the next 5 years, Hollywood have missed a treat. I was behind Mark Watney the whole way, from the moment he wakes up alone with his crew gone, to his eventual rescue attempt.

It helps that Mark is a great character with a hilarious internal dialogue, I warmed to him quickly and found myself rooting for him as I turned the pages. Yes, this book is sciency, but it needed to be. That's what makes it feel so authentic. It's the kind of book I'd like my future children to read, to help them understand the importance of science.

It offers a perfect demonstration of how something seemingly dry and theoretical can have practical applications, and even save your life. This book isn't for everyone, there are no little green people roaming the surface of Mars or any Roland Emmerich style hi-jinx, so leave your fantasy head at home.

But if you like your sci-fi realistic and plausible then you're in for a real treat. I'm not in the habit of giving 5 star reviews out often, The Martian really is something special. View all 37 comments.

Jan 24, Navessa rated it it was amazing Shelves: If The Martian was marketed as a prescription drug… Every year, thousands of critical readers around the globe roll their eyes in frustration at the science fails they find within their favorite fiction genres.

Extreme cases of literary frankenscience carry the risk of full-blown ocular gymnastics on the part of the reader.

As a result, serious injury has been reported, to include corneal abrasions, iritis, and sprains of the lateral and medial rectus muscles. Luckily, there is a cure. The Martian If The Martian was marketed as a prescription drug… Every year, thousands of critical readers around the globe roll their eyes in frustration at the science fails they find within their favorite fiction genres. The Martian , consumed in single doses, has been clinically proven to reduce the instances of ocular wounds in critical readers, especially those familiar with orbital dynamics, physics, chemistry, biology, and common fucking sense.

In extreme cases, more severe side effects have been reported. Those with diagnosed addictive personalities should not read The Martian , as it has proven in clinical trials to be highly addicting.

The Martian also carries a risk of withdrawal symptoms, the most common of which is a general malaise and apathy for the real world and everything in it. The Martian may worsen some medical conditions, especially during the withdrawal stages as you move on to other, less well-researched literary works, to include: Those who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant should not read The Martian if they in any way fear that the amount of calculations within it might somehow turn their unborn fetus into a socially awkward math freak.

The Martian , like seemingly all prescription drugs, should not be read if you are currently taking an MAOI, as this can cause vaguely-worded, but serious, life threatening…things. Blog Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest Jul 17, Alejandro rated it liked it Shelves: Mission Control to Reviewer One Reviewer One, here. Go ahead, Mission Control Lift off minus fifteen. Final Systems Check Roger, Mission Control Overall Reading Experience Roger, Reviewer One.

All Systems are Go. Iniating Countdown. Lift off! We have a lift off! Presented to you thanks to the sponsorship of "The Martian"'s Quotes No Mission Control to Reviewer One No plan survives first contact with implementation. In your words, please tell us what do you think about the characters on The Martian? The characters is a strong element on this novel. There are several minor characters with really great moments like Rich Purnell and Mindy. Also the Hermes ' crew is absolutely great.

However, the main character, Mark Watney, while at first was quite great, at the end, it's a pill hard to swallow since it's like a weird combination of Einstein and Seinfeld. He recites too much scientific facts, math stuff, etc Don't get me wrong, I appreciate the effort of making this story as realistic scientific possible but sometimes was like wanting to read a novel but ending with a college book.

Also, while funny at first, I started to get pissed with Watney for his recurrent complains about entertainment material of his fellow crewmates. If you are so brilliant to make so many repairs and adaptations, why didn't pack your own entertainment material of your preference and stop complaining of what other people likes?

We will be back after this quote Turns out even NASA can't improve on duct tape. What do you think about the story on the novel? The premise of the story is a powerful one and quite attractive to get readers. It's amusing that on the synopsis is compared with "Apollo 13" meets "The Castaway".

I guess that the author was already trying to get Tom Hanks for the imminent film adaptation.

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However, I think that this is much like "Gravity" taking the next step in difficulty. Sandra Bullock is left alone around orbit of Earth and trying to get back to the planet.

Here, Mark Watney is left alone on Mars and trying to get back to Earth. I loved the tension on "Gravity" but you are only viewing the angle of Bullock, so I appreciate a lot that in this story after some chapters with only Watney, you starting to get chapters of what is going on back on Earth, in NASA, and also with the crew of the Hermes.

Even better that the story involves the Chinese Space Program denoting that not only NASA is our only chance to get to the final frontier as a global society. That was vital to keep me hooked to the book. My asshole is doing as much to keep me alive as my brain. What do you think about the style of the novel? I like it since the author alternates regular paragraphs of text with some enhanced text simulating the communication used through electronics. If I have to criticize something, I humbly think that the use of flashback wasn't of my taste.

I love non-linear stories, but here, I think that it could be better to introduce the whole crew and then knowing who is left behind, also, some "flashback paragraphs" inserted explaining in a slowly way how things that they were made will cause troubles on the story were unnecessary.

Astronauts are inherently insane. And very noble. Closing our interview, what was your overall reading experience with the novel? Also, after several twists and trials, you get to a point in the reading where the ending became predictable so, you still get to read a lot of pages just to confirm what you know has to happen or the whole novel would be a failure. Also, thinking about that subliminal obsession of having Tom Hanks in the stellar role, well, I think that one should add "Saving Private Ryan" since the premise here is the same of impossible to believe.

On "Ryan", you have to believe that the US Government did the math that one mom between thousands had lost all her sons but one, so the Allied Forces will authorize a whole squadron to get out of the battlefield to one non-relevant soldier.

Here, on The Martian , you have to believe that it's okay to spend hundreds of millions of dollars just to save one man's life. Even the author made a speech justifying that exposing that there supposedly billions of people who thinks that it's okay that.

I think that that's the "illusion of control". You get better with yourself since your government was able to save one single life in another planet spending hundreds of millions of dollars while every single day, hundreds of people die for wars, hunger, crime, domestic violence, etc And don't get me wrong. I am a supporter of the Space Program but if shit happens, well, I don't think you should spend hundreds of millions of dollars in a diaper, or we won't be able to grow up as humankind and exploring outer space.

If I get left behind in another planet, don't worry for me, I will do a schedule to read books, watching films and TV series as much as possible the food, water and air may last and then I will take the lethal morfine shot. Sure, since I am Catholic, I don't know how I will get through Customs at Heaven but at least I wouldn't worry of being the reason of using hundred of millions of dollars that they may be used to take care for a lot of more people than only me.

Now that NASA can talk to me, they won't shut the hell up. Nuff' said. How can I say this to you? This is one of the most boring books I've ever had the displeasure of reading. I was really looking forward to reading this book. Everyone was so enthusiastic about it. I was saving it for myself as a little treat. By page 27 I knew I was in trouble. Here's the book: I'm fucked. Oh, wait! I have an idea! Science, science science. Then if I science science science, science. Now imagine this repeating 1, times.

Watney's stranded on Mar How can I say this to you? Watney's stranded on Mars - there's no one there for him to interact with. Also, he's apparently a person with no human feelings. There's no doubt, worry, fear, anger or despair - even though he's stranded on a desolate wasteland and his death is imminent.

I don't know whether this is because he is a terrible author, struggles with lack of feeling himself, or, what I most suspect: The book is like a science textbook with random lame jokes sprinkled on top. NO - more as if someone had asked Weir to write a thesis on how to survive on Mars, and yet allowed him to throw in as many "fucks" and lame jokes as he wanted.

Whichever it is, it wasn't what I would consider a novel. Then, you have Earth. What is going on there? We have multiple people on Earth.