Book Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

Book Title/Author: The Martian by Andy Weir Publisher/Year: Crown, February 2014 (first published 2011) Genre: Science Fiction Series: N/A Format: Softcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads A six-person crew lands on Mars and just a few days after their arrival, their mission is cut short due to a severe wind storm which forces them to leave.  During the…

Book Review: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Book Title/Author: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin Publisher/Year: April 2014, Viking Genre: Adult Fiction, Contemporary Series: N/A Format: Softcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads “A. J. Fikry, the irascible owner of Island Books, has recently endured some tough years: his wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and his…

Book Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Book Title/Author: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness Publisher/Year: Published March 2013  (first published 2011) Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Horror, Fiction, Paranormal Series: N/A Format: Softcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads “At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting– he’s been…