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 and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive—and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive.

Chances are, though, he won’t have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old “human error” are much more likely to kill him first.

But Mark isn’t ready to give up yet. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills—and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit—he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?

I absolutely adored this book! Easily hits number one on my favorite science fiction novels list.
I loved the suspense. At first I thought it was going to be extremely boring, but then after the first few pages I was intrigued and totally into the whole story.
Almost the whole book is in log entries by Mark, but it still has chapters read like any other normal fiction book which adds to its mystery a bit, I think.
I definitely would recommend The Martian to everyone!

I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review.

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