Last Day on Mars

Last Day on Mars

eBook - 2017
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While waiting to leave Mars before it burns up just like the Earth before it, Liam and his friend Phoebe discover some facts about time and space and realize that the human race is just one of the races trying to survive in space.
Publisher: 2017
ISBN: 9780062306739
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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I love reading, and I've never come across a book that was so tense I had to take a break. This one came pretty close, though! You can feel Liam and Phoebe's exhaustion and stress as they travel across Mars and space. I was literally shaking with tension by the time I finished.

Jul 21, 2018

This is a great book with super big dangers and technology. Their parents where different from others because they are scientists working about the Phase One and Phase Two. They are leaving to a safer planet a lot of kilometers away. But the boy missed it with a girl and they had to go on a different ship. But people disrupted them and forced them to miss to land on there ship. This book is like a series and ha great plots to have you continue reading.

Jul 19, 2018

This book is sci-fi at it's best. Thrilling story, mysterious aliens - some benign some a threat. Non stop danger and the capacity of the protagonists to work out their own problems and keep on going towards their goal despite all obstacles, kept my attention. What's not to love. And the interesting science aspects of low gravity and then no gravity. You get the feel of what it would be like to live in those conditions. It's written for middle grade and young adults, but I'm a lot older than that and I loved it. Highly recommend it. Eager to read the second book. Can't wait to know what happens next.

houseofbaird Nov 08, 2017

I’m 34 years old and loved this young adult book. I had a hard time putting it down because I had to know what was going to happen next. Full of action!

Chapel_Hill_MarthaW Jul 05, 2017

As I was reading this, I struggled for a while to put my finger on what, precisely, was so satisfying about it for me as a reader. Finally, I realized that it was really refreshing to read a middle grade sci-fi book that felt somewhat grounded in science, in the way that some adult sci-fi is. This wasn't some vague dystopian future, or 1,000 years from now in some other universe where Earth isn't even remembered -- it feels more grounded in some semblance of reality, and that made it a really compelling read. This book is largely a long introduction to a series -- the ending leaves much unresolved -- but it's such a GOOD introduction that I didn't even mind. This is easily the best kids' sci-fi I've read in a long, long time.

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Aug 28, 2018

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