Project Hail Mary
Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission--and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish.
Except that right now, he doesn't know that. He can't even remember his own name, let a ...more
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Friends, let me tell you. Project Hail Mary is INCREDIBLE!
I finished it last night and I'm still floating around in zero gravity on that spaceship this morning.
Wow! This is one hell of a story and I would love to tell you more, but as per the publisher's request, my full review will be posted on the book's publication date.
Add this book to your to-read list, because you will not want to miss it. It's absolutely amazing. Both literally and figuratively out of this world!
Project Hail Mary is about an astronaut who wakes up on a space ship alone, with no memory of how he got there and two dead crewmates. He soon discovers that he is the only person who can save humanity from extinction.
Thanks to NetGalley and Ballantine Books for an advanced reader copy in exchange for an honest review.
Dr. Ryland Grace wakes up from a long sleep on a spaceship with no memories. His two crewmates are dead and he has no idea where he is or how long he was asleep. Grace has a lot to figure out in order to save the earth from an extinction level event with help from a unique partner. The novel switches from current Grace to the past as his memories start to return.
What a brilliant and fun ...more
This book is fantastic. A man wakes up in a room with 2 dead bodies and absolutely no idea who he is, where he is, or why he's there. As he gains more and more of his memories, he learns of the devastation that is facing the Earth and what he's trying to do to stop it. What unfolds is a fascinating exploration of scientific success and failure. This book leans much more heavily on The Martian than it does on Artemis, so i ...more
We open this fast paced, intricate, and utterly engrossing novel with the aw ...more
Ryland Grace wakes up not knowing where he is or even what his name is. He discovers he's on a spaceship and his two crewmates are dead. Where is he going and what's his mission?
This is Weir at his absolute best. Writing a nerdy guy facing a life or death crisis and sciencing his way out of it. Alternating current Grace trying to figure out w ...more
A bit panic-stricken at finding himself all alone light-years from earth, he ends up encountering another spaceship and another sole survivor from that crew. Rocky, a spider-like alien wi ...more
Ryland Grace is the sole survivor of his crew, suffering memory loss after an induced coma to survive nearly four year of space travel. No one is there to help him, this is a last ditch effort to save humanity, and if he fails, Earth only has few decades left.
I wasn’t sure if the memory loss aspect was going to work for me, but I like how it ...more
Warning: this book has a lot of science (it is 'science' fiction after all) b ...more
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