The Martian by Andy Weir My rating: 4 of 5 stars “I don’t want to come off as arrogant here, but I’m the best botanist on the planet.” Andy Weir An unforeseen storm interrupts a mission on Mars and leaves Mark Watney stranded. Without knowing when or how he will escape, he survives using … Continue reading book review: the martian
To be read list for March 2016.
Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers My rating: 3 of 5 stars I picked up Fall for Anything because of the cover art. I hadn't planned on reading a YA, but that's okay. I'm glad I did. I forgot about how nice it is to read a story about a teenager overcoming a change in … Continue reading book review: fall for anything
Room by Emma Donoghue My rating: 4 of 5 stars Once again, Goodreads reviewers gave me anxiety about opening a book. I need to stop reading the reviews before I read it myself. I read this book very quickly. It's so easy to read. Yes, the narrator of this novel is a five-year-old boy. Yes, … Continue reading book review: room
Run With the Hunted: A Charles Bukowski Reader by Charles Bukowski My rating: 3 of 5 stars [...] meanwhile I take showers answer the phone boil eggs study motion and waste and feel as good as the next while walking in the sun. p. 250, 'claws of paradise' I'm new to Bukowski, but … Continue reading book review: run with the hunted