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Book Review: Artemis – Andy Weir ****

Book Review: Artemis – Andy Weir ****

Like most people, I was completely blown away by The Martian.It was funny, full of sarcasm and very, very clever. It made me feel smart while reading it. As if I know anything about growing potatoes on Mars. (Well, now I do.. at least a little..) When I heard about Andy Weir’s new book “Artemis”, I could only hope it would live up to my expectations. It did. You see, it had all the elements I liked in The Martian:…

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Book Review: Artemis – Andy Weir ****

Book Review: Artemis – Andy Weir ****

Like most people, I was completely blown away by The Martian. It was funny, full of sarcasm and very, very clever. It made me feel smart while reading it. As if I know anything about growing potatoes on Mars. (Well, now I do.. at least a little..) When I heard about Andy Weir’s new book “Artemis”, I could only hope it would live up to my expectations. It did. You see, it had all the elements I liked in The…

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July 2017 – Reading Wrap Up

July 2017 – Reading Wrap Up

July was the month I went on holiday and that meant I got a lot of reading done. I’m going to talk about all the books I read in the order I read them in… Let’s go! Strange The Dreamer – Laini Taylor ***** View this post on Instagram #currentlyreading #books #prettybooks #bookcover #reading #bookblogger A post shared by Ellen (@ellen_alittlebooklife) on Jun 27, 2017 at 5:08am PDT My favorite out of all the books I read. This was such…

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Top 5 Wednesday: Books For Your Hogwarts House

Top 5 Wednesday: Books For Your Hogwarts House

I used to be a Hufflepuff but last year I took the new Pottermore test and I got Ravenclaw. There was a lot of commotion surrounding that new test but to me, it was perfect. Hufflepuff is the person I used to be. I made decisions based on how it made me feel, I was extreeeeemely loyal. Now, I’m still those things but I’ve learned a lot, I have become wiser over the years. Not everyone deserves my loyalty. I’m…

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Top 5 Wednesday: Books That Would Make Good Video Games

Top 5 Wednesday: Books That Would Make Good Video Games

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey and is hosted by Samantha. The Passage – Justin Cronin North America is unrecognizable, a wasteland. Forty million infected humans, known as virals, stalk the continent. In a fortified mountain compound in Southern California, a handful of human survivors—descendants of children evacuated from the city of Philadelphia in the last days of the epidemic—somehow carry on. It has been years since the citizens of First Colony have seen anyone from the outside world;…

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Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey and is hosted by Samantha. This week’s topic asks for favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Books. I left out Harry Potter because… well Harry Potter’s my favorite everything… The Martian One of the few Science Fiction books I read and liked. I think what I loved best was the sarcasm of the main character. I was hooked from the first page. In case you don’t know, this book is about a man stranded…

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The Martian – Andy Weir ****

The Martian – Andy Weir ****

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him & forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded & completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive—& even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances…

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