Retrograde by Peter Cawdron (Mars Endeavour #1)

Publication Information : Published September 12, 2017 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. First publication September 8, 2016. I read the Kindle edition through my Kindle Unlimited membership. Other editions available. Summary: An international group of scientists is stationed on Mars. They live underground in four separate pods with a central skylight domed hub. Each of them […]

The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

Publication Date, July 3, 2018 by Tor Books. Summary: On March 3, 1952 at exactly 9:53 am, much of the eastern coastal United States was obliterated by a meteorite. It landed in the water just off the coast of Maryland. The initial impact and fallout were sufficient to destroy Washington, D.C. and about 500 miles […]