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2017 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES)

Together in 2016 we read over 4,000 of our own books and reached our goal for the second consecutive year! ROOT was successful but there are still books to be read. We will be Reading Our Own Tomes (those old books that deserve their time in the limelight). Join in the fight against unread books! But ROOT also says how we support each other in the effort and cheer each other to their own goal.

Many of us have mountains of books that are just waiting to be read and this is our way of making that decision to read those books. Newer and prettier books are always catching our eyes so older books fall farther to the bottom of the pile. This group is designed to help everyone see those books that have been hiding, and read them with the same joy as a new book arriving from the bookstore.

At the end of each month, we tally up the books that have been read by the members so far, so that we can see if we are still on target to reach our group goal.

To all our new members - When joining the group, please set a numerical goal and create a ticker and copy it into your own personal thread as well as the group ticker thread - https://www.librarything.com/topic/24499...

This will help tremendously at the end of each month when the totals are calculated to show our progress. As we watch the group tickers move, we will root on each other to reach our individual goals and win the fight against unread books.

Total members: 87 members

Recent members: knotbox, Tallulah_Rose, floremolla, UtopianPessimist, auntieknickers, JamesShamblin, Britt84, JBenedict, Sarahhal, johanna414, LeonardoAngue, Roger_Kitchen, abinitio, martencat, anoplph0ra, literary.feline, LauraBrook, Queezle, randomarbitrary, DisassemblyOfReason, si, Limelite, indigorising, madhatter22, liberian, nancynova, benitastrnad, HenriMoreaux, luvamystery65, curioussquared

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2017 Rooting Around My Bookshelves -- A Dirty Dozen 70Limelite, Today 10:46pmignore
Avanders' 2017 ROOTs 159readingtangent, Today 10:26pmignore
Jackie's 4th year of ROOTing 156Robertgreaves, Today 7:55pmignore
Henrik_Madsen ROOTS - will it never end? 62floremolla, Today 7:45pmignore
mandymarie20's Rummaging in her Root Cellar 26mandymarie20, Today 7:01pmignore
klarusu ROOTs again in 2017 47clamairy, Today 4:36pmignore
Benita's Big Bad Book Pile - 2017 35Jackie_K, Today 2:58pmignore
Tess is Tilling her Tomes 157MissWatson, Today 4:37amignore
MissWatson's ROOTing is divided into 3 parts 109MissWatson, Today 4:25amignore
Connie ROOTs in 2017 129MissWatson, Today 4:18amignore
LoraShouse is ROOTing Aroung Again in 2017 22floremolla, Today 3:56amignore
Bragan's Tenth Thingaversary ROOTing 105bragan, Yesterday 10:00pmignore
lkernagh (Lori) reads more ROOTs in 2017 42lkernagh, Yesterday 2:18pmignore
Ameise1 (Barbara)'s fifth ROOT 23Ameise1, Yesterday 9:22amignore
MARCH ROOT - Progress Thread 64Ameise1, Yesterday 7:22amignore
leslie.98 2017 ROOTs 58tess_schoolmarm, Saturday 1:08pmignore
Sace ROOTs Again in 2017 84tess_schoolmarm, Saturday 1:07pmignore
detailmuse-ing through 2017 ROOTs 70detailmuse, Saturday 11:56amignore
TBR@59 Robertgreaves's Challenge for 2016/17 part 2 97MissWatson, Saturday 11:09amignore
Backslider tries ROOTS again in 2017 77floremolla, Saturday 4:02amignore
Familyhistorian pulls more ROOTs in 2017 197Familyhistorian, Saturday 3:24amignore
ROOTING Through 2017 19avanders, Friday 10:27pmignore
Josephine aka knotbox does ROOT 2017 (for the first time!) 12avanders, Friday 10:24pmignore
Majkia Tours the 'Verse and Reads 57avanders, Friday 10:21pmignore
Johanna's 2017 ROOTS 24avanders, Friday 10:19pmignore
Tallulah tries her tomes 2017 6avanders, Friday 10:16pmignore
karenmarie ROOTs around her bookshelves in 2017 114avanders, Friday 9:54pmignore
Amberfly's 2017 Root Thread 74avanders, Friday 9:53pmignore
rabbitprincess sails the perilous Sea of ROOTS in 2017 64avanders, Friday 9:53pmignore
cyderry (Cheli) is ROOTing again! 32avanders, Friday 9:49pmignore
BJ's 2017 ROOTS 35avanders, Friday 9:49pmignore
Britt's second year of ROOTing 25avanders, Friday 9:48pmignore
nerwende ROOTs in 2017 18avanders, Friday 9:47pmignore
readingtangent (Elizabeth)'s 2017 ROOTs 51avanders, Friday 9:43pmignore
Caramellunacy's TBR excavation resumes in 2017 42avanders, Friday 9:41pmignore
Kale ROOTs around in 2017 32kale.dyer, Friday 9:23pmignore
Benny 2017 29benuathanasia, Friday 7:39pmignore
si: Books Don't Just Furnish A Room 36si, Friday 12:37pmignore
Nickelini Reads Her Books 2017 25Nickelini, Friday 12:52amignore
Torontoc reads from her TBR tower in 2017 19torontoc, Thursday 2:26pmignore
EAM Prunes More ROOTS 48avanders, Thursday 1:35pmignore
Clue's 2017 ROOTS 43clue, Thursday 10:01amignore
Bookworms, this is a 3q survey (~1min)! We'll donate 10 cents for every answer to Animal Haven! 6floremolla, Wednesday 8:54amignore
Kimberly's (kkunker) 2017 ROOT Challenge 26kkunker, Tuesday 10:07amignore
fuzzi Excavates More of Her ROOTs in 2017! 41fuzzi, Tuesday 7:51amignore
Montarville's ROOT 2017 27Montarville, Monday 10:16pmignore
2017 TICKER THREAD 86knotbox, Monday 7:42pmignore
Martencat starts to unearth ROOTs in 2017 17MissWatson, Monday 7:16amignore
getrus' ROOT for 2017 19getrus, March 13ignore
Rebeki ROOTs for the first time in 2017 30Rebeki, March 13ignore
Pigletto (Lori) roots them out 2017 20Pigletto, March 12ignore
Nebula_21's ROOTs 2017 12nebula21, March 9ignore
DisassemblyOfReason's 2017 ROOT Challenge 16DisassemblyOfReason, March 8ignore
HelenBaker hits the bookshelves 2017 24HelenBaker, March 6ignore
FEBRUARY 2017 ROOT - Progress Thread 106enemyanniemae, March 5ignore
CurrerBell gets out the shovel for 2017 21CurrerBell, March 5ignore
Crazy4reading's 2017 ROOTS 23crazy4reading, March 4ignore
Sally Lou's ROOT reading 24sallylou61, March 3ignore
Erratic charmer makes some breathing room 17Erratic_Charmer, March 3ignore
jen.e.moore has too many ROOTs and not enough time 32readingtangent, March 1ignore
2017 ROOTS Challenge - 1327 Books to Read 146 Audiobooks to Hear 27Coach_of_Alva, February 28ignore
Lilisin and the Lost Reading Mojo - 2017 version 22lilisin, February 27ignore
Ladybookworth reads from her own library 19LadyBookworth, February 27ignore
Roberta's (luvamystery65) attempt to ROOT again 27luvamystery65, February 20ignore
brewergirl's ROOT list for 2017 20Jackie_K, February 19ignore
LauraBrook Pulls ROOTS Once Again - Pt 1 15tess_schoolmarm, February 18ignore
Gripped By Insanity 8LauraBrook, February 18ignore
Henri - 2017 Root 22LauraBrook, February 18ignore
lindapanzo's 2017 ROOTs 10LauraBrook, February 18ignore
Streamsong's Herculean ROOTS 32streamsong, February 17ignore
fuzzi's 2017 ROOT Rehoming Thread 16fuzzi, February 16ignore
Kindle Overload 17floremolla, February 12ignore
JANUARY 2017 ROOT - Progress Thread 154billiejean, February 4ignore
InfoQuest's 2017 ROOTing progress 22connie53, February 2ignore
UtopianPessimist 5avanders, January 31ignore
rainpebble ROOTS in 2017 10tess_schoolmarm, January 29ignore
auntieknickers' goal for 2017 7rabbitprincess, January 28ignore
JBenedict 2017 Root 6connie53, January 27ignore
Conachair is back 15avanders, January 26ignore
Are you ready to dig out new ROOTs in 2017? 36connie53, January 17ignore
Rhea's Roots! 11anoplph0ra, January 14ignore
ROOT for 2017 13avanders, January 11ignore
Queezle's ROOTs 2017 9avanders, January 11ignore
Problem w/ Ticker 6Jackie_K, January 10ignore
Liberian chips away at the to read mountain 9Familyhistorian, January 8ignore
NancyNova back to her ROOTS in 2017 8Familyhistorian, January 8ignore
tames shelves and stacks 11tess_schoolmarm, January 6ignore

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Created: Dec 31, 2016

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