Artemis

Hardcover, 305 pages

English language

Published Nov. 14, 2017 by Crown.

ISBN:
978-0-553-44812-2
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4 stars (6 reviews)

JASMINE BASHARA never signed up to be a hero. She just wanted to get rich.

Not crazy, eccentric-billionaire rich, like many of the visitors to her hometown of Artemis, humanity's first and only lunar colony. Just rich enough to move out of her coffin-sized apartment and eat something better than flavored algae. Rich enough to pay off a debt she's owed for a long time.

So when a chance at a huge score finally comes her way, Jazz can't say no. Sure, it requires her to graduate from small-time smuggler to full-on criminal mastermind. And it calls for a particular combination of cunning, technical skills, and large explosions--not to mention sheer brazen swagger. But Jazz has never run into a challenge her intellect can't handle, and she figures she's got the "swagger" part down.

The trouble is, engineering the perfect crime is just the start of Jazz's problems. Because her …

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Physics descriptive sci fi thriller

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I really enjoy Andy Weir’s writing especially because he brings his experience with astrophysics to his story telling, so essentially everything that happens in the book is how it works likely physically occur in real life. Some people may not enjoy the amount of description of physics throughout the book, but for me, it enhances the story.

This book is the most “thriller-y” out of the books I’ve read from the author. It did a good job of hooking me on and wanting me to discover more about the past of the protagonist. The map in the book aided in envisioning how the story unfolds.

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