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Project Hail Mary
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
Korean edition of [Project Hail Mary] by Andy Weir. A lone astronaut must save the earth from disaster in this incredible new science-based thriller from the number-one New York Times best-selling author of [The Martian]. Korean edition translated by Gang Dong Hyeok.
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FortunateSon
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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If you haven't read this yet, now's the time to get it. Only $2.99 for one of the best books of 2021!

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mdm139
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Read this for book club. If you like over the top ridiculous science in your science fiction this is the book for you. All sciences are mentioned and “simple” science is explained including chemistry, physics, biology, astronomy and more. Almost quit a few times because there is a lot of science. But it ends well and nice story of humanity uniting and making sacrifices to save multiple solar systems.

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Creadnorthey
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Panpan

This one is a bit of a ham, both in size and execution. There are parts that are really good and gripping, but plenty that reads like a grade eight science project; (review continues in comments)

Creadnorthey a protagonist skill set that defies even this Speculative Fiction, moments where even this science neophyte says why do that and not this, plenty of America is greater even while part of the international team, and a frat-boy narrative voice that screams cast me using the hippest up-and-coming actor in the movie version. I got sucked into this by Obama and Bill Gates Goodreads recommendation bots- beware! (edited) 3w
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Karisimo
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What makes this #letterp special is that it was a buddy read for me and my 14 year old son! We both loved it!

#AlphabetGame
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks That‘s awesome!! 2mo
Graywacke Yeah, that is awesome! 2mo
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TheSpineView
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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#AlphabetGame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
#LetterP

I loved Projecy Hail Mary by AndyWeir, especially the character Rocky. A notable mention is The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett.

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for playing!! 2mo
PageShifter Really hyped book! 2mo
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TheSpineView @PageShifter Yes! Have you read it? 2mo
PageShifter NO!! 😱 2mo
TheSpineView @PageShifter In my opinion, the hype is deserved. 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for playing! 📚 2mo
PageShifter I am now even more intrigued 🤣 2mo
ReaperOfTerrasen My pick too! Excellent book. 2mo
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BMWtheAuthor
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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Pickpick

Another perfect hard sci-fi adventure by Andy Weir. For the full review, please visit http://benjamin-m-weilert.com/index.php/2022/07/27/book-project-hail-mary-2021/

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Readerann
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Starting the #ReverseReadathon with the tagged book. It‘s good! #Deweys

Christine Such a fun stack! 2mo
Leniverse I did Hail Mary as an audiobook, and it was amazing. I'm sure I would have liked it in print too, but the audio narration was really next level. 2mo
Readerann @Leniverse Unfortunately, there was a long line for the audio at the library (now I know why). Audiobooks sure have come a long way! 2mo
Readerann @Christine I try to vary the genres enough that I can jump around and not get confused. 😁 2mo
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Macnjen

I really like this author's writing, it's humorous, fun and fast paced. I loved 'The Martian' but this one was too deep into the science for me to understand the value. The story itself was good and enjoyable. If you can get beyond the science (or enjoy it) you will like this book.

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HeyT
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#BookReport
Managed to finish not only my last audio hold but also the chunkster I was working on. I even managed to sneak in a third book while I was at it. Highlight was definitely the tagged.

#WeeklyForecast
My goal this week is to finish or at least make good headway into Watership Down. I need to step up my BookSpin backlog game before it gets unmanageable.

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HeyT
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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Pickpick

I read this in two sittings and enjoyed every minute. Each of Weir‘s books feels like a love letter to science and this is no exception. I like that the backstory of the project slowly comes to light as Dr Grace regains his memories.

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kwmg40
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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Pickpick

This 2022 Hugo Best Novel nominee was a low pick for me. I loved The Martian but this novel seemed to mix a lot of realistic science with totally implausible situations. Still, the main character's enthusiasm and optimism was very infectious!
#hugoawards #hugo2022

#BookSpinBingo @TheAromaofBooks

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! I really enjoyed this one. But I'm not super science-y 😂 3mo
kwmg40 @TheAromaofBooks It was definitely a fun story, whether you're into all the scientific detail or not. Glad to hear you enjoyed it! 3mo
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Cailey_Mac
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Okay, I just started this to see what everyone is talking about and I get it! It completely sucked me in and now it‘s almost midnight and I definitely won‘t be going to sleep anytime soon😅📖🙌🏼

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AUDIOBOOKINGWITHLEAH
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Pickpick

5⭐
Since I‘m practically the last person ever to read/listen to this…all I really need to say is pretty much everything you‘ve ever heard about this book is true. It does have a lot of scientific elements to it…lot‘s of math…but the story is oddly heartwarming and if you‘ve read this you know exactly what I‘m talking about. There are parts to this story that are so good that it more than makes up for any boredom I had with the sciencey crap.

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mindduckbooks
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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I really loved Project hail mary. It's an engineer's wet dream come true.

Check out our podcast about it.

Ep. 15 – Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir https://bit.ly/3P9JxXJ

#Project #Hail #Mary #Andy #Weir #engineering #porn #space #exploration #sci-fi #podcast #book #reading

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Bookwormjillk
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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I took the afternoon off to do some yard work and cleaning but it‘s obvious my time is better spent here.

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AReedCollett
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Time for Books and Brews meeting with the Roger's Public Library. Can't wait to talk about this one! #rogersread

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ARTDJG
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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Pickpick

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hes7
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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1️⃣0️⃣ Hunt the Stars ➡️ 1️⃣1️⃣ Project Hail Mary

#ThingsInCommon: set in space

Clwojick I‘ve heard so many good things about Project Hail Mary! Hopefully you liked it! 6mo
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GinaKButler
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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I totally fell behind in March...I anticipated more reading and less driving my kids around for spring break! So, I‘m just now starting my March #bookspin pick. I‘ve heard all good things!
#almostachunksterchallenge
@TheAromaofBooks
#bookspinbingo

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Good luck!! 6mo
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Jedi_Bruno
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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Probably one of my new favorite books. Both heart breaking and heart warming at the same time. If you liked the movie/book The Martian (movie was with Matt Damon), you‘ll love this book.

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BookLove4Ever
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Pickpick

This was a good book and I enjoyed it. It did drag in some spots and whenever it got to the mathematical stuff I skimmed a bit. I wasn‘t 100% satisfied with the ending, but it made sense. I needed more closure, lol. But that‘s life. The main character was likable and I loved his little sidekick. If you like sci-fi, you‘ll love it. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ ½

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encinarus
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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For fans of the Martian, we have another adventure where the solo scientist is going to science the shit out of it. If you loved or hated the Martian, you'll feel the same about this one, though I think Andy has gotten better all around.

I loved the Martian and I loved this as well.

ctboeheim This was a great story. The protagonist had a very satisfying character arc. 7mo
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Andrew65
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#OuterSoace This one stayed with me a long time after finishing the book. Loved the ending.
#SavvySettings

bookishdawg That ending! ❤️👍🏻 7mo
Andrew65 @bookishdawg ❤️❤️❤️ 7mo
Eggs Perfect 👍🏼 7mo
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Nikki_E
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy

I accidentally clicked an ad on my color by numbers app and ended on on the Kindle daily deals. I have trying not to buy anything ass money is super tight right now…but I ended up buying Project Hail Mary, Malibu Rising , and Between Two Kingdoms.

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Mindyrecycles
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Pickpick

I know I‘m late to this party, but chiming in to say Project Hail Mary is SO good. I‘m reading my very last #tob22 book so picked whatever struck my fancy for my latest listen and this was it. Great pick by me. 😂 The narrator was excellent and the production did a really good job with the alien voice, very clever.

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GinaKButler
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My #bookspin and #doublespin for March!

@TheAromaofBooks Do these also qualify for the #almostachunksterchallenge too? 🤣

TheAromaofBooks Ha, so not only are you reading Project Hail Mary, which I thoroughly enjoyed, but another all-time favorite, Little Women!! It can be a little sappy, but I genuinely love Little Women so much haha #AlmostaChunkster is anything over 450pgs, although I've also read a couple of #SuperClosetoAlmostaChunksters this year, too 😂 7mo
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JuliaTheBookNerd
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15 books read
8,158 pages
~291 pages per day

#FebruaryStats 💖 #BookNerd 🤓💙📚

DivineDiana 👏🏻😲📚 7mo
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Nessavamusic
Project Hail Mary | Weir Andy
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My #topread of #february was tagged!

I had 3 5⭐️ reads, but this was definitely my favorite. Between Razorblade Tears and Project Hail Mary I have to pick RT as I‘m still thinking about it over a month later.

#2022ReadingBracket

ShyBookOwl PHM was so good!! I absolutely love this chart you've made 7mo
Nessavamusic @ShyBookOwl @chasjjlee made the chart you can get a blank one on her page! 7mo
ShyBookOwl @Nessavamusic oh thank you! 7mo
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keithlafo
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Pickpick

A masterpiece in every sense of the term. Weir blends humanism, empathy, and raw science to stunning effect. The result is a book that earns its place among the science-fiction greats, and one that will undoubtedly endure for years to come.

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tealwish
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Better than The Martian in my opinion, and that's saying alot!! It made the science so tangible that I understood things I wouldn't have even tried to comprehend. My teen loved it as well, and we had such fun discussing it. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

BarbaraTheBibliophage I loved this so much. My husband and I listened to the audiobook on a road trip and it was a five star voyage!! 7mo
tealwish @BarbaraTheBibliophage I heard the audiobook was good! How did they do the parts with Rocky's language? 7mo
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nichollinlove
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Pickpick

I did not expect to find this story so endearing. I thoroughly enjoyed every interaction between every character. I found myself saying "huh, I didn't know that" many times and Googling information on things like neutrinos and time dilations. I don't know how a movie would bring justice to this epic space odyssey so I don't think I'll watch the movie.

There also happens to be a lot of epic fanart of Rocky out there.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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majkia

What a fabulously upbeat story. Lots of science!!!! Science!!!!! Rocky! And Engineering!!!!!

The sun is dying with an infection of some sort, and all Earth is activated to figure out what the heck is going on and stop it. And it ends up that a high school science teacher, who doesn't want to go off to space to save the world, is the one true Earth hero.

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Andrew65
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Starting the latest Andy Weir Book.

#FabulousFebruary

BarbaraTheBibliophage Oh, I loved this SO much on audio! Listened in a road trip, which made all the driving bearable. 8mo
Liatrek Enjoy! Loved this audio book ❤️ 8mo
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Sha0102
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Pickpick
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Mccall0113
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This was amazing on audio. So with it!

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Victoriahoperose
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January wrap up 😊
Favorites were Project Hail Mary (this was definitely my number one this month), Young Jane Young, Tender is the Flesh, The Golden Hour and The Night She Disappeared.

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LibrarianRyan
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The ONLY book to WIN in 2 catagories. Project Hail Mary takes home the award for the best Sci-Fi/Fantasy AND the best AUDIOBOOK!

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Victoriahoperose
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This book is another hit from this author. Some of the science stuff went WAY over my head but I didn‘t even mind. It was just so well written and believable for me and just genuine. I loved this book. A mission to space go save the world. Aliens. Humor. Suspense. I didn‘t think it was possible to fill the void after having read The Martian and loving it so much, but Andy Weir did it again and did not disappoint.

RaeLovesToRead Your cat is so beautiful!!! 🥰🥰 8mo
Liatrek Love this book and such a pretty kitty😻 8mo
Victoriahoperose @RaeLovesToRead thank you!! His name is Gatsby lol. So fitting 😂😂😂 8mo
Victoriahoperose @Liatrek thank you ❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
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KCBee32
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Pickpick

What an amazing book. I loved the Martian and it was as no surprise at all that Andy Weir brought all the feels. I don‘t even feel like I need to say more. If you‘ve read it, you know. If you haven‘t, you need to.

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j9brown
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🤣🤣🤣 I am having a cheesy good time with this book so far. Kind of just what the doctor ordered during this sad winter of plague.

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RiverKScottWrites
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Pickpick

🎧📚 How was this so cute?? Charming #hardscifi is not something you stumble on everyday. 100% recommend. So grateful for my writer friend Sarah who recommended this to me during our walk along Ebey‘s Landing on Whidbey Island last fall 🌊 #audiobooks #sciencefiction

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rachelsbrittain
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Pickpick

4 stars for Rocky!! A man attempts to recover memories of how he wound up on a last ditch mission to save earth from a strange alien microbe in this sci-fi novel. It falls into some of the issues Weir has had before--over explaining his science and not a strong enough editorial hand-- but overall I really enjoyed it. Especially Rocky. All the stars for Rocky.

Thanks for including this one on your #NewYearWhoDis list @TheSpineView @monalyisha

Liatrek Rocky really was the best character! 8mo
TheSpineView Loved Rocky too! Glad you enjoyed! 8mo
rachelsbrittain @TheSpineView I'm not sure when I would've gotten around to this one otherwise so I'm really glad it was on your list! 8mo
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rachelsbrittain @Liatrek i just adore him 8mo
TheSpineView @rachelsbrittain 👍 I have A Psalm for the Wild Built on hold at the library. Looking forward to that one next! 8mo
rachelsbrittain @TheSpineView yay! That one is so good! I have the audiobook of His Majesty's Dragon in libby that I'm hoping to get to before my turn lapses 😅 8mo
TheSpineView @rachelsbrittain IK... the never ending TBR list! 📚📚📚 8mo
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rachelsbrittain
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Have a migraine today (second of the week boo), but I should finish my first #NewYearWhoDis pick from @TheSpineView ! I'll probably wait until my brain is a bit more functional tomorrow to post a review.

#NYWD22 @monalyisha

slategreyskies Hope it eases up soon! 💕 8mo
TheSpineView Hope you feel better soon! 8mo
Soubhiville Feel better ❤️‍🩹 8mo
IndoorDame Feel better ❤️‍🩹 8mo
rachelsbrittain @slategreyskies @TheSpineView @Soubhiville @IndoorDame thanks everyone! Today was definitely better 😊 8mo
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Ladybrewer
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By far my favorite book that I read last year!

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KindleR99
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First Audiobook and first book of 2022, can never go wrong with Andy Weir

ItsAnotherJen Great book! 9mo
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TheSpineView
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Hi folks! It's Tuesday so time for the #Two4Tuesday questions. Thanks to everyone who played last week and happy Tuesday!

1️⃣ I like them both. There are times that I love a suspenseful story that moves quickly and times when the plot develops slowly that I can't get enough of.
2️⃣ Probably my favorite book of 2021 that was plot driven. Though the characters were well done also.

Want to play? @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs @OriginalCyn620

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rachelsbrittain
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Library book haul including my first #NewYearWhoDis pick from @TheSpineView and a few others I've been wanting to read

TheSpineView Hope you enjoy! 9mo
HeatherBookNerd I‘m waiting on Project Hail Mary too! 9mo
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AvidReader25
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Mehso-so

I enjoyed pieces of this, particularly the beginning and end, but it was way too long and repetitive and I lost interest in the middle. I put the book down for months, only picking it back up to finish it before the end of the year. I did enjoy the overall story, it just should have been shortened quite a bit. The audio version is well done.

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TheSpineView
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#12Booksof2021 @Andrew65

This book was not only my favorite in May but one of my favorites of the year. If not #1 in the top 5.

Traci1 Mine too. Jazz hands! 😁 9mo
TheSpineView @Traci1 👍 Great minds! 9mo
Andrew65 Wanting to read this one. 9mo
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swynn
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I love this kind of old-school science adventure that throws unsolvable problems at its heroes, who then engineer solutions. This one just keeps it coming with the puzzles and the clever what-if-we-did-thisses.

Yay Andy Weir! Yay science!

Oblomov26 Yes -old style hard sci-fi with a likeable protagonist with so many flaws. A good experience 9mo
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