1) The Martian
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After a bad storm blows across Mars Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead and left behind. Now stuck on a hostile planet he must find a way to signal to Earth and in the meantime, survive on limited supplies.
"Although astronauts routinely perform science experiments on spacecraft, we rarely have seen just how catastrophic they can be-until now. When a particle accelerator goes awry, suddenly the entire crew of a spacecraft must fight to stay alive. Relying upon all of their considerable skills and talents, they will need to improvise in ways they have never even imagined before. With each passing second making their prospects of a potential escape more...