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Together in 2017 we read over 3,000 of our own books and reached our goal for the third 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/27850...

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: 104 members

Recent members: enemyanniemae, Kavita.Singh, Agent_Cee, PetraKinsey, wolfeyluvr, mumfie, eicuthbertson, mjdennison, jackofmanytrades, SilverCrane, kootibkiteer, Jackie_K, LadyoftheLodge, Miss_Moneypenny, mnleona, poppj, c_why, 4chin8, ScottTalbotEvans, starmoth, bibliotecara, nebula21, Robertgreaves, quigui, luvamystery65, funky_george, linda.newman, sumpter-girls, janoorani24, billiejean

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Ellie's (elliepotten) first time ROOTing around 150elliepotten, January 2019ignore
TBR@61 Robertgreaves's challenge for 2018/2019 part 1 78Robertgreaves, January 2019ignore
Martencat continues to unearth ROOTs in 2018 81martencat, January 2019ignore
Lilisin ROOTs again in 2018 80lilisin, January 2019ignore
DECEMBER ROOT - Progress Thread 102elliepotten, January 2019ignore
Nickelini Reads Her Own Books 2018 56connie53, January 2019ignore
Janoorani's 2018 ROOTS 22rabbitprincess, January 2019ignore
detailmuse ROOTs (and triages) in 2018 227detailmuse, January 2019ignore
Cheli's 2018 ROOTs 2nd try 37cyderry, January 2019ignore
floremolla's ROOTs part two 179connie53, January 2019ignore
Benita's Big Bad Book Pile - 2018 104benitastrnad, January 2019ignore
Bragan's 2018 ROOTing 213bragan, January 2019ignore
fuzzi's 2018 ROOT Rehoming Thread 43fuzzi, January 2019ignore
fuzzi Delves Another Hundred ROOTs in 2018 103fuzzi, January 2019ignore
Seven tree books in an entire year? I gotta re-shift my paradigm 5TheAmpersand, January 2019ignore
DisassemblyOfReason's 2018 ROOT Challenge 27DisassemblyOfReason, January 2019ignore
1707 books to read, 144 audiobooks to hear. 47Coach_of_Alva, January 2019ignore
Familyhistorian digs up more ROOTs in 2018 part 2 107Familyhistorian, December 2018ignore
karenmarie ROOTs around her shelves in 2018 286karenmarie, December 2018ignore
rabbitprincess exterminates the TBR pile in 2018 235rabbitprincess, December 2018ignore
Connie ROOTs again in 2018, part 2 207Jackie_K, December 2018ignore
Jackie's 5th year of ROOTing part 2 237Jackie_K, December 2018ignore
HelenNZ back for 2018 67rabbitprincess, December 2018ignore
Kale ROOTs around in 2018 49rabbitprincess, December 2018ignore
Rhea's 2018 ROOTs 35Settings, December 2018ignore
LibraryLover23's 2018 ROOT Challenge 96LibraryLover23, December 2018ignore
SueD tackles those stubborn ROOTs! 53vestafan, December 2018ignore
FAMeulstee ROOTS in 2018 - thread 2 243FAMeulstee, December 2018ignore
EAM Back for More ROOTs 58enemyanniemae, December 2018ignore
LauraBrook Pulls Some ROOTs 2018, part 1 63LauraBrook, December 2018ignore
Henrik_Madsen ROOTS - Here we go again... 105Henrik_Madsen, December 2018ignore
si: 2018 ROOTs 53rabbitprincess, December 2018ignore
LoraShouse ROOTs again - Year 3 67rabbitprincess, December 2018ignore
How to make stars 21kac522, December 2018ignore
Sibyx reads in 2018 101connie53, December 2018ignore
Tanya-Dogearedcopy's Stax! 84Tanya-dogearedcopy, December 2018ignore
MissWatson cooks her ROOTs, the second course 188karenmarie, December 2018ignore
lkernagh (Lori) continues to pull ROOTs in 2018 148lkernagh, December 2018ignore
quigui tries ROOT 41quigui, December 2018ignore
Torontoc reads a lot of books in 2018 62connie53, December 2018ignore
Nebula_21's ROOTs 2018 45nebula21, December 2018ignore
rainpebble ROOTs in 2018 48rainpebble, December 2018ignore
Majkia's ROOTs 169majkia, December 2018ignore
brewergirl's ROOT for 2018 30brewergirl, December 2018ignore
Sally Lou's 2018 ROOTs 85sallylou61, December 2018ignore
LadyBookworth's reading list in 2018 34LadyBookworth, December 2018ignore
Kristel Joins the forage for ROOTS, 2018 93Kristelh, December 2018ignore
Crazy4reading reads her own ROOTS 2018 28connie53, December 2018ignore
Amanda's 2018 ROOT Total 3connie53, December 2018ignore
Caramellunacy's TBR excavation resumes in 2018 42connie53, December 2018ignore
2018 TICKER THREAD 104SquidgetsRoom, December 2018ignore
PensiveCat gets back to her ROOTs 29connie53, December 2018ignore
My ROOT for 2018 15rabbitprincess, December 2018ignore
CurrerBell's Hatchery (2018) 35CurrerBell, December 2018ignore
Erratic charmer digs out old ROOTs 23Erratic_Charmer, December 2018ignore
LadyoftheLodge reads her own books in 2018 74connie53, December 2018ignore
NOVEMBER ROOT - Progress Thread 75benitastrnad, December 2018ignore
ROOT 2018 - eicuthbertson 12eicuthbertson, December 2018ignore
KWharton returns after much inactivity on LibraryThing and records her ROOTS 3connie53, December 2018ignore
Clue's 2018 ROOTS 49clue, November 2018ignore
Avidmom's 2018 Reading Frenzy 40avidmom, November 2018ignore
lindapanzo's 2018 ROOTS 27connie53, November 2018ignore
Helenoel’s ROOT of dusty tomes 2018 9connie53, November 2018ignore
OCTOBER ROOT - Progress Thread 96cyderry, November 2018ignore
Leslie's 2018 ROOTs 128leslie.98, October 2018ignore
Quaisior's 2018 ROOTs 24connie53, October 2018ignore
Rebeki ROOTs again in 2018 43connie53, October 2018ignore
Mirk's last 'minute' rush 5MissWatson, October 2018ignore
Johanna’s 2018 ROOTS 56Jackie_K, October 2018ignore
Amberfly Reads Roots 2018 79Familyhistorian, October 2018ignore
SEPTEMBER ROOT - Progress Thread 111enemyanniemae, October 2018ignore
Hélène's 2018 ROOTs 58h-mb, October 2018ignore
Jenn's 2018 ROOT Challenge 78connie53, September 2018ignore
Ameise1 (Barbara)'s sixth ROOT 59connie53, September 2018ignore
TBR@60 Robertgreaves's challenge for 2017/2018 part 2 221Robertgreaves, September 2018ignore
Dee’s TBR ROOT 2018 7connie53, September 2018ignore
AUGUST ROOT - Progress Thread 119Familyhistorian, September 2018ignore
Deern reads her own tomes in 2018 62Deern, August 2018ignore
Avanders ROOTs around in 2018 53LoraShouse, August 2018ignore
mabith's 2018 ROOTs (Meredith) 24mabith, August 2018ignore
Lisa's TBR Stack (If at first you don't succeed, grab another book...) 82This-n-That, August 2018ignore
First 2018 Root 5connie53, August 2018ignore
Miss_Moneypenny's ROOT 2018 Challenge 52connie53, August 2018ignore
JULY ROOT - Progress Thread 94cyderry, August 2018ignore
New Ticker For Clue 1clue, July 2018ignore
Benny's 2018 ROOT 34roomsofbooks, July 2018ignore
readingtangent (Elizabeth)'s 2018 ROOTs 51roomsofbooks, July 2018ignore
FAMeulstee ROOTS in 2018 215FAMeulstee, July 2018ignore
JUNE ROOT = Progress Thread 101benitastrnad, July 2018ignore
Familyhistorian digs up more ROOTs in 2018 237Familyhistorian, June 2018ignore
Better late than never 8LoraShouse, June 2018ignore
MAY ROOT - Progress Thread 137benitastrnad, June 2018ignore
mandymarie needs to find her ROOTs. Where are they? 27LadyoftheLodge, May 2018ignore
Jackie's 5th year of ROOTing 300Jackie_K, May 2018ignore
Kimberly's (kkunker) 2018 ROOT Challenge 27kkunker, May 2018ignore
APRIL ROOT - Progress Thread 132benitastrnad, May 2018ignore
Connie ROOTs again in 2018 254connie53, May 2018ignore
MissWatson cooks her ROOTs 200MissWatson, April 2018ignore
BookDoc16 pulls ROOTs from his shelves 9BookDoc16, April 2018ignore

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Created: Dec 21, 2017

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