Andy Weir’s debut novel The Martian has taken the science fiction world by storm, or rather by a dust storm. Weir originally self-published the novel only to have Crown Publishing Group purchase the rights in 2014 after hearing the story pitched as “Apollo 13 meets Castaway.” True to his pitch, Weir takes his reader’s on a journey through space and survival.
The Girl with All the Gifts take readers on a different aspect of the apocalyptic zombie ran world. M.R. Carey brings readers to the edge of their seats in showing a different perspective from the minds of young zombies who are not as black and white as they originally seemed. Carey has written captivating literature that will keep him in the lead of the science fiction genre and zombie literature.
The popularity of Martin’s A Game of Thrones has surpassed books and television as it has become a cult phenomenon. The success of these characters and plot works stems from the triumph of the first book in the series of A Song of Ice and Fire. It is this storyline that is told from various perspectives that weave a tale unlike any other.