Tag Archives: Science Fiction

How To Stop Time

Matt Haig                    Pages: 325              Published: 2017

The book: Tom Hazard teaches history in a London high school. However, Tom’s life is not what it seems. Tom has a dangerous secret. He appears to be in his 40s but actually he has been alive for centuries. He’s survived this long undiscovered, by constantly changing his identity, moving location, and never falling in love. Can he continue to hide his secret? Will he manage to avoid falling in love? Read more

The Martian

The Martian     Andy Weir     Pages: 369       Published: 2011

The book: During a sand storm, Mark Watney is left for dead on Mars by the rest of his crew when they evacuate the planet. But he’s not dead; he survived and is now alone with no ability to contact Earth to let anyone know he’s alive. Will he survive? Will he get off the planet? What happens next? Read more

To Dream Anatomy of a Humachine

To Dream – Anatomy of a Humachine I
Louis K. Lowy        Pages: 438           Published: 2017

The book: It’s 2030 and scientist, Niyati Bopari, creates Human Machines, (Humachines) for the America Inc Corporation. Her latest and most advanced creation, which she named J1, is a humachine that looks like her son Jay, who died in an accident when he was a child. Unbeknownst to Ameri-Inc, she inserts her own DNA into J1.
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The Hitchhikers’s Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams  Pages: 193    First published: 1979

The book: Arthur Dent wakes up on a Thursday morning to discover his house is about to be demolished to make way for a new road. Just when it looks like things could not get worse, Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway. Luckily, unbeknownst to Arthur, one of his friends, Ford Prefect, is in fact from another planet and is on Earth doing research for The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Seconds before Earth is destroyed, Ford escapes by hitching a ride on a spaceship. He takes Arthur with him, and so their journey through the galaxy begins. Read more