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message 1: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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description'LOST IN SPACE Reading Challenge'description


Challenge Begins: January 1, 2020
Challenge Ends: when you finish your journey

✪ After signing up, you will receive your own thread.
✪ In that thread, there will be a list of the planets in our Solar System and our Sun.
✪ Each planet and the Sun will have a set of tasks.
✪ In your thread you will request the tasks for a specific planet or the Sun. The planets and the Sun can be requested in any order.
✪You will chose one task to read for that planet or the Sun and then report on the reporting thread when you have completed the assignment.
✪ In your report you will request the next planet or the Sun.
✪ You continue until you have read a task for each of the planets and the Sun.

Please follow this format for your Completion Posts.
Completion Report:
Planet or the Sun:
Task:
Book:
Author:
Date Read:
How My Book Fit the Task:
Next Planet or the Sun:

descriptionRules:
Books must be 140 pages.
Re-reads and audio books are okay.
Page count for audio books will be determined by the hardcover issue. If there is no hardcover, then paperback issue. Where there is more than one edition, the one with the highest number of ratings will be used.


message 2: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited Feb 25, 2020 03:49PM) (new)

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List of Planets and the Sun

Pluto
Neptune
Uranus
Saturn

Jupiter
Mars
Earth
Mercury
Venus
the Sun



message 3: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited Jan 09, 2020 12:18PM) (new)

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Since I'm traveling in the TV show(s) and movie's Lost in Space's spaceship, the Jupiter 2, I will wander around our Solar System randomly.


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Library Queen | 333 comments You've landed on Neptune!


message 5: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13088 comments Mod
Library wrote: "You've landed on Neptune!"

Thank you, Jada!


message 6: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13088 comments Mod
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Neptune:
1. Read a science fiction book.
2. Neptune is also the Roman god of the sea. Read a book with water on the cover.
3. There was a heated nationalistic rivalry between the French and the British over who deserved credit for the discovery. Read a book set in France or Great Britain.
4. Shortly after its discovery, Neptune was referred to simply as "the planet exterior to Uranus". Read a book that has been published under a different name.
5. Neptune is the 8th planet from the Sun. Read the 8th book in a series.


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Completion Report:
Planet or the Sun: Neptune
Task: 2 - read a book with water on the cover
Book: Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot, #17) by Agatha Christie
Author: Agatha Christie
Date Read: 1/13/2020
How My Book Fit the Task: there is water on the cover
Next Planet or the Sun: random (courtesy of Jada)


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Library Queen | 333 comments You've landed on Mercury!


message 9: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Mercury:
1. Read a science fiction book.
2. Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System. Read a book that has 150 - 199 pages.
3. The planet has no known natural satellites. Read a standalone book.
4. The first spacecraft to visit Mercury was NASA's Mariner 10 (1974–1975). Read a book first published in 2010.
5. Mercury is the planet closest to the Sun. Read the 1st book in a series.


message 10: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Completion Report:

Planet or the Sun: Mercury
Task: 5 - read the 1st book in a series
Book: Cry Wolf
Author: Patricia Briggs
Date Read: 1/17/2020
How My Book Fit the Task: the book is the 1st in its series
Next Planet or the Sun: random (Thanks, Jada.)


message 11: by Library (new)

Library Queen | 333 comments You've landed on Jupiter!


message 12: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13088 comments Mod
Library wrote: "You've landed on Jupiter!"

Thanks, Jada.


message 13: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Jupiter:
1. Read a science fiction book.
2. Jupiter is the largest planet in the Solar System. Read a book with 400+ pages.
3. The best known feature of Jupiter is the Great Red Spot, a persistent storm. It rotates counterclockwise, with a period of about six days. Read a book from start to finish within 6 days.
4. In 1955, bursts of radio signals were detected coming from Jupiter. Listen to an audio book.
5. Jupiter is the 5th planet from the Sun. Read the 5th book in a series.


message 14: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Completion Report:

Planet or the Sun: Jupiter
Task: Read a book from start to finish within 6 days.
Book: Don't Hex with Texas
Author: Patricia Briggs
Date Read: 1/18/2020
How My Book Fit the Task: I read the book in less than 6 days :)
Next Planet or the Sun: random (Thanks, Jada.)


message 15: by Library (new)

Library Queen | 333 comments You've landed on the Sun!


message 16: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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the Sun:
1. Read a science fiction book.
2. The Sun is gradually becoming hotter. Read a book with a person on the cover that you consider hot.
3. The Sun is a G-type main-sequence star. Read a book whose title begins with a 'G' (ignoring 'a', 'an' and 'the').
4. The Sun does not have a definite boundary. Read a book where the main character travels to a different country.
5. The Sun has been regarded by some cultures as a deity. Read a book that has been shelved as 'Mythology'.


message 17: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Completion Report:

Planet or the Sun: the Sun
Task: read a science fiction book
Book: Sweep in Peace
Author: Ilona Andrews
Date Read: 1/19/2020
How My Book Fit the Task: the book is science fiction
Next Planet or the Sun: random (Thanks, Jada.)


message 18: by Library (new)

Library Queen | 333 comments You've landed on Saturn!


message 19: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13088 comments Mod
Library wrote: "You've landed on Saturn!"

Thank you, Jada.


message 20: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Saturn:
1. Read a science fiction book.
2. Saturn is known as the "Ringed Planet". Read a book where the main character is married.
3. The Cassini–Huygens space probe entered orbit around Saturn on 1 July 2004. Read a book that was published in July.
4. The continued exploration of Saturn is still considered to be a viable option for NASA as part of their ongoing New Frontiers program of missions. Read a book by an author that is new to you.
5. Saturn is the 6th planet from the Sun. Read the 6th book in a series.


message 21: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Completion Report:

Planet or the Sun: Saturn
Task: 2. Read a book where the main character is married
Book: The Man Who Loved Pride and Prejudice
Author: Abigail Reynolds
Date Read: 1/26/2020
How My Book Fit the Task: the main characters get married
Next Planet or the Sun: random (Thanks, Jada.)


message 22: by Library (new)

Library Queen | 333 comments You've landed on Pluto!


message 23: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Library wrote: "You've landed on Pluto!"

Thank you, Jada.


message 24: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Pluto:
1. Read a science fiction book.
2. Pluto is also a Disney character. Read a book that was made into a movie.
3. Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930. Read a book with an author's name starts with 'C' or 'T'.
4. The New Horizons spacecraft performed a flyby of Pluto on July 14, 2015. Read a book first published in 2015.
5. Pluto was the 9th planet from the Sun. Read the 9th book in a series.


message 25: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited Feb 01, 2020 06:49PM) (new)

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Completion Report:

Planet or the Sun: Pluto
Task: 2. Read a book with an author's name starts with 'C' or 'T'
Book: Christmas Belles
Author: Susan Carroll
Date Read: 1/26/2020
How My Book Fit the Task: Carroll starts with a "C"
Next Planet or the Sun: random (Thanks, Jada.)


message 26: by Library (new)

Library Queen | 333 comments You've landed on Earth!


message 27: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Earth:
1. Read a science fiction book set on Earth.
2. Earth is the only astronomical object known to harbor life. Read a book where a baby is born.
3. The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits Earth as its only natural satellite. Read a spin-off book.
4. As of April 2018, there are 1,886 operational, human-made satellites orbiting Earth. Read a book that has more than 1,886 ratings.
5. Earth the is 3rd planet from the Sun. Read the 3rd book in a series.


message 28: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Completion Report:

Planet or the Sun: Earth
Task: 4. Read a book that has more than 1,886 ratings.
Book: Moon Called
Author: Patricia Briggs
Date Read: 3/7/2020
How My Book Fit the Task: the book has 162,685 ratings
Next Planet or the Sun: random (Thanks, Jada.)


message 29: by Library (new)

Library Queen | 333 comments You've landed on Saturn!


message 30: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13088 comments Mod
Thank you, Jada!


message 31: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13088 comments Mod
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Saturn:
1. Read a science fiction book.
2. Saturn is known as the "Ringed Planet". Read a book where the main character is married.
3. The Cassini–Huygens space probe entered orbit around Saturn on 1 July 2004. Read a book that was published in July.
4. The continued exploration of Saturn is still considered to be a viable option for NASA as part of their ongoing New Frontiers program of missions. Read a book by an author that is new to you.
5. Saturn is the 6th planet from the Sun. Read the 6th book in a series.


message 32: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Completion Report:

Planet or the Sun: Saturn
Task: 4. Read a book by an author that is new to you
Book: Wild Honey
Author: Veronica Sattler
Date Read: 3/9/2020
How My Book Fit the Task: the author is new to me
Next Planet or the Sun: random (Thanks, Jada.)


message 33: by Library (new)

Library Queen | 333 comments You've landed on Venus!


message 34: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13088 comments Mod
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Venus:
1. Read a science fiction book.
2. Venus is shrouded by an opaque layer of highly reflective clouds. Read a book with clouds on the cover.
3. Venus was the first planet visited by a spacecraft. Plans have been proposed for rovers or more complex missions, but they are hindered by Venus's hostile surface conditions. Read a book set during a battle or war.
4. Venus is similar to Earth in size and mass, and is often described as Earth's "sister" or "twin". Read a book about sisters or twins.
5. Venus is the 2nd planet from the Sun. Read the 2nd book in a series.


message 35: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Completion Report:

Planet or the Sun: Venus
Task: 5 - Read the 2nd book in a series.
Book: Shakespeare's Champion
Author: Charlaine Harris
Date Read: 2/14/2020
How My Book Fit the Task: the book is the 2nd in its series
Next Planet or the Sun: random (Thanks, Jada.)


message 36: by Library (new)

Library Queen | 333 comments You've landed on Uranus!


message 37: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13088 comments Mod
Library wrote: "You've landed on Uranus!"

That was quick! Thanks, Jada.


message 38: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Uranus:
1. Read a science fiction book.
2. Uranus is called the "ice giant". Read a book set during the wintertime.
3. In 1986, images from Voyager 2 showed Uranus as an almost featureless planet. Read a book without a person on the cover.
4. The Uranian system has a unique configuration because its axis of rotation is tilted sideways. Its north and south poles, therefore, lie where most other planets have their equators. Read a book set in a different hemisphere than you.
5. Uranus is the 7th planet from the Sun. Read the 7th book in a series.


message 39: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Completion Report:

Planet or the Sun: Uranus
Task: 4. Read a book set in a different hemisphere than you.
Book: The Toll-Gate
Author: Charlaine Harris
Date Read: 2/22/2020
How My Book Fit the Task: I am in the Western Hemisphere; the book is set in the Eastern Hemisphere
Next Planet or the Sun: the only place I haven't been is Mars :)


message 40: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Mars:
1. Read a science fiction book.
2. Mars is called the "Red Planet". Read a book with a red cover.
3. The fashionable idea that Mars was populated by intelligent Martians exploded in the late 19th century. Read a historical book.
4. Mars is scarred by a number of impact craters: a total of 43,000 craters have been found. Read a book with a scarred main character.
5. Mars is the 4th planet from the Sun. Read the 4th book in a series.


message 41: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited Feb 27, 2020 02:01PM) (new)

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Completion Report:

Planet or the Sun: Mars
Task: 1. Read a science fiction book.
Book: The Elsingham Portrait
Author: Elizabeth Chater
Date Read: 2/26/2020
How My Book Fit the Task: it is a time travel book, which is considered sci-fi
Next Planet or the Sun: I'm finished!!!!!


message 42: by Library (new)

Library Queen | 333 comments Woohoo! Congrats!


message 43: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13088 comments Mod
Library wrote: "Woohoo! Congrats!"

*grin* Thanks. And thank you for helping me complete this challenge!


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