Do you think self-isolating is rough? Try self-isolating all alone… on Mars. YIKES! If you want to pick up some tips and tricks to get you through quarantine—or if you just want to read an entertaining story—then check out The Martian by Andy Weir.

Erica’s Book Talk: “The Martian” by Andy Weir, Fountaindale Public LibraryBook Information

Genres: Science Fiction

First Released: 2011

Part of a Series?: No

Synopsis: “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.”

Where Can I Find It? Axis 360 & OverDrive

You can also rent or purchase the 2015 movie starring Matt Damon if you have an Amazon Prime Video subscription.

Call Number: SF WEIR