Andy Weir’s first novel took us to the barren landscape of Mars, where a lone astronaut struggled to survive on a harsh world. Super storms, a thin atmosphere, a general lack of sustainable food and water, and the inability to call home for help all threatened the life of Mark Watney. So, how does a writer follow up a story like that? A story which won multiple awards and got turned into a blockbuster movie starring Matt Damon? He puts a woman on the moon. He plans a tech-savvy heist Danny Ocean would be proud of. He builds an entire city from scratch, using a combination of modern science and engineering imagination.
Welcome to the City on the Moon! A blog dedicated to reviewing the books I read.
I have been an avid reader for nearly all my life, beginning when I discovered The Lord of the Rings trilogy in the fifth grade and would read during class, hiding the books under my desk. I read that trilogy (plus The Hobbit) half a dozen times that year, and got in trouble every time.