Rosario Dawson Lends Her Voice to ‘The Martian’ Author’s New Audiobook

Rosario Dawson Lends Her Voice to ‘The Martian’ Author’s New Audiobook

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Whenever I picture Rosario Dawson I imagine a cool, laid-back woman with a strong opinion and an edgy style. She’s the perfect choice to narrate Andy Weir’s ‘The Martian’ follow-up Artemis.   Image Via Nerdist   Weir’s success skyrocketed with his novel The Martian, which was then adapted into a film starring Matt Damon as Mark Watney. Watney starkly differs from the author’s new protagonist. Jazz Bashara is the witty, smart, and fierce heroine who seems to live on the road less traveled.   Image Via Amazon   Jazz, a smuggler, grows up on the moon and soon finds herself involved in some serious trouble that …

Unreleased Book From ‘The Martian’ Author Already Becoming a Movie

Unreleased Book From ‘The Martian’ Author Already Becoming a Movie

Artemis, Andy Weir’s follow-up to The Martian, is due out November 14th from Crown Publishing Group, but the film adaptation already has directors attached. Funny guys Chris Miller and Phil Lord (21 Jump Street, The LEGO Movie) are slated to direct the sci-fi spectacle.   Image Via Crown   Here’s the book’s description courtesy of the publisher:   An adrenaline-charged crime caper that features smart, detailed world-building based on real science. It centers on Jasmine Bashara, aka Jazz, just another too-smart, directionless twenty-something chafing at the constraints of her small town and dreaming of a better life. Except the small …

Andy Weir Opens Up About ‘The Martian’ Follow Up

Andy Weir Opens Up About ‘The Martian’ Follow Up

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It may come as a surprise to some that best-selling sci-fi thriller ‘The Martian’ started out as a serial publication on author Andy Weir’s website. This was of course before it was picked up, becoming not only a best-seller but also an Oscar-nominated movie starring Matt Damon.   2017 will see the release of Weir’s long-awaited follow-up novel, ‘Artemis,’ which is a thriller set on the Moon.     Image Courtesy of 20th Century Fox     Weir said in an interview with The Verge that it’s nerve-wracking following up such a successful book. I feel like I’ve done a good job, but we’re now going to …

7 Books You Have to Check Out This Fall!

7 Books You Have to Check Out This Fall!

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Don’t worry, you still have time before the end of summer, but it’s never too early for book hype! Here are some bonkers-sounding page-turners coming to shelves in the next few months.   1. The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley, Aug. 1 Image courtesy of Bloomsbury   In 1859, Cornish smuggler Merrick Tremayne embarks on a journey into the Amazon to gather quinine. The thing is, every previous mission has met its end at the hands of something mysterious and possibly magical.   2. The Walls by Hollie Overton, Aug. 8   Image courtesy of Hachette Book Group   Kristy Tucker works on death row …