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Together in 2018 we read nearly 4,000 of our own books and reached our goal for the fourth 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 - ...please create a new ticker, do not reuse the current one After a certain period of time they stop functioning regularly so a new one is preferred.
tHE TICKER THREAD IS https://www.librarything.com/topic/30095...

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: 96 members

Recent members: sandykaypax, readergirliz, Sandeep135, sibylline, urnmo, harrygraves, nillacat, linda_costanzo, Peter_Adam, PatrickChidieber9714, mnleona, ILuvBookplates, Sovay, aliceaausacheva, wandaly, mkunruh, Meowmy, bibliotecara, lcorcuera, MamaDun, reigniter, johanna414, eshaw27, enemyanniemae, Miss_Moneypenny, zaydah09, Lucianna-AU, deep220, midnightbex, BookDoc16

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humouress tries setting ROOTs for 2019 26fuzzi, January 14ignore
FINAL TOTALS 5CurrerBell, January 13ignore
DECEMBER ROOT - Progress Thread 97humouress, January 13ignore
This was not really my year for ROOTS 2Jackie_K, January 10ignore
Cheli's (cyderry) ROOTing efforts for 2019 52cyderry, January 8ignore
Lilisin ROOTs in 2019 57lilisin, January 7ignore
aspirit's Autumn ROOTing 15connie53, January 5ignore
Bragan's 2019 ROOTing 157bragan, January 4ignore
MissWatson ROOTS in 2019 217MissWatson, January 2ignore
Leslie ROOTs again in 2019 63leslie.98, January 1ignore
2019 Roots 50Coach_of_Alva, January 1ignore
Nickelini Reads Her Own Books in 2019 61Nickelini, January 1ignore
Jackie's 2019 ROOTs part 2 100Jackie_K, January 1ignore
EAM Fights ROOTS for Great Justice! 37enemyanniemae, January 1ignore
FAMeulstee keeps on rooting in 2019 256FAMeulstee, January 1ignore
detailmuse ROOTs through 2019 172detailmuse, January 1ignore
Benita's Big Bad Book Pile 2019 120benitastrnad, January 1ignore
rabbitprincess practises the art of reading her own tomes in 2019 207rabbitprincess, January 1ignore
karenmarie is determined to read 45 ROOTs this year 202karenmarie, January 1ignore
DisassemblyOfReason's 2019 ROOT Challenge 15DisassemblyOfReason, January 1ignore
Connie ROOTs again in 2019 part 3 159Jackie_K, January 1ignore
Brakketh's 2019 up-ROOT-ing 48brakketh, January 1ignore
KWharton ROOTs again and will try to update more regularly! 21connie53, January 1ignore
HelenNZ New Root Goal for 2019 32connie53, January 1ignore
Vestafan wants to ROOT just a bit further 34rabbitprincess, December 2019ignore
Kristel's ROOTing in 2019 42Kristelh, December 2019ignore
Erratic Charmer ROOTs once again 41Erratic_Charmer, December 2019ignore
Nebula_21's ROOTs 2019 33nebula21, December 2019ignore
TBR@62 Robertgreaves's challenge for 2019/2020 part 1 86Robertgreaves, December 2019ignore
Familyhistorian's 2019 ROOTs Reads 287Familyhistorian, December 2019ignore
Clue's ROOTS in 2019 40rabbitprincess, December 2019ignore
H-mb 's 2019 ROOTs 33connie53, December 2019ignore
fuzzi’s 2019 ROOT n Tootin’ Thread 71fuzzi, December 2019ignore
Majkia Mucks About in the Dirt 204majkia, December 2019ignore
LoraShouse ROOTs again in 2019 47LoraShouse, December 2019ignore
Henrik_Madsen tries to get to the ROOT of his TBR 103connie53, December 2019ignore
CurrerBell Thirsts for ROOTS 18CurrerBell, December 2019ignore
dogearedcopy's "Spike" List (19/S) 65connie53, December 2019ignore
Lucy (Sibyx) digs her ROOTS in 2019 75sibylline, December 2019ignore
Natalie ROOTs in 2019 126curioussquared, December 2019ignore
Mandy's 2019 Roots are just so deep 26mandymarie20, December 2019ignore
si reads in 2019 48si, December 2019ignore
Torontoc reads from her TBR tower in 2019 54connie53, December 2019ignore
QuestingA ROOT challenge 2019 67QuestingA, December 2019ignore
Rebeki ROOTs some more in 2019 10Rebeki, December 2019ignore
rocketjk's 2019 in-house reading 51rocketjk, December 2019ignore
mstrust's experiment in self-control 129mstrust, December 2019ignore
Sally Lou’s ROOTs for 2019 78sallylou61, December 2019ignore
Pensive Cat Hikes the TBR Mountain Range in 2019 56PensiveCat, December 2019ignore
rainpebble's 2019 ROOTS 46rainpebble, December 2019ignore
ML Crazy4reading ROOTS in 2019 59crazy4reading, December 2019ignore
Martencat clears some ROOTs in 2019 33martencat, December 2019ignore
NOVEMBER ROOT - Progress Thread 111MissWatson, December 2019ignore
floremolla's 2019 ROOTS 85Familyhistorian, December 2019ignore
Moneypenny's 2019 ROOT Log 80connie53, November 2019ignore
fuzzi’ 2019 ROOT Rehoming Thread 55fuzzi, November 2019ignore
Slicey aims to clear out 38 TBRs 13connie53, November 2019ignore
Val_Reads 2019 ROOT 3Jackie_K, November 2019ignore
Val_Reads 2019 ROOT 1Val_Reads, November 2019ignore
OCTOBER ROOT - Progress Thread 104enemyanniemae, November 2019ignore
Alexa D. and the Summer ROOTs Confidence Boost 31alexa_d, October 2019ignore
Quaisior's 2019 ROOTs 7Quaisior, October 2019ignore
2019 Ticker Thread 86aspirit, October 2019ignore
SEPTEMBER ROOT - Progress Thread 113connie53, October 2019ignore
LauraBrook ROOTs in 2019 22connie53, October 2019ignore
lkernagh (Lori) continues to pull ROOTs in 2019 44connie53, October 2019ignore
Lady of the Lodge reads in 2019 92MissWatson, September 2019ignore
How to make stars 9connie53, September 2019ignore
Caramellunacy's TBR Excavation in 2019 45connie53, September 2019ignore
AUGUST ROOT - Progress Thread 93cyderry, September 2019ignore
Connie ROOTs again in 2019 part 2 159connie53, September 2019ignore
Jackie's 2019 ROOTs 216Jackie_K, September 2019ignore
lindapanzo's 2019 ROOTS 16Familyhistorian, August 2019ignore
JULY ROOT - Progress Thread 109rocketjk, August 2019ignore
MAY/JUNE ROOT - Progress Thread 173rocketjk, July 2019ignore
Ameise1 (Barbara)'s seventh ROOT 46Ameise1, June 2019ignore
Johanna ROOTS Again in 2019 14johanna414, May 2019ignore
Sovay's ROOT 2019 starts badly 6Sovay, May 2019ignore
What a nice surprise! 12cyderry, May 2019ignore
APRIL ROOT - Progress Thread 77fuzzi, May 2019ignore
Mirk's root list 8MissWatson, May 2019ignore
quigui ROOTing again 15connie53, May 2019ignore
Connie ROOTs again in 2019 part 1 161connie53, May 2019ignore
May RandomCAT: I could have danced all night... 1MissWatson, April 2019ignore
the_traveler's ROOTs for 2019 32rabbitprincess, April 2019ignore
MARCH ROOT - Progress Thread 103benitastrnad, April 2019ignore
LadyBookworth - No stress reading 15connie53, April 2019ignore
Chelle tries to ROOT for the first time 28connie53, April 2019ignore
Jan's 2019 ROOT Ticker 14janoorani24, April 2019ignore
BookDoc16 Digs Deep 4BookDoc16, March 2019ignore
FEBRUARY ROOT - Progress Thread 117fuzzi, March 2019ignore
brewergirl's ROOTs for 2019 8brewergirl, March 2019ignore
Bibliotecara Rooting in My Garden 4rabbitprincess, February 2019ignore
Donna828 Plans to Read 30 of Her Own Books This Year 32Familyhistorian, February 2019ignore
JANUARY ROOT - Progress Thread 167Jackie_K, February 2019ignore
madhatter22's 2019 ROOTs: Optimism or Delusion? 17connie53, February 2019ignore
Erika's first ROOT 8Jackie_K, February 2019ignore
Katrina Tackle's Mount TBR 12katrinasreads, January 2019ignore
Midnightbex's Attempt to ROOT Herself Out of The TBR Piles 7rabbitprincess, January 2019ignore

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Created: Dec 26, 2018

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