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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: 77 members

Recent members: XenaBallerina, Carolyn_Willams, sibylline, Alkat, ronincats, BookDoc16, kalev69, RavenHill, knotbox, Tallulah_Rose, floremolla, UtopianPessimist, auntieknickers, JamesShamblin, Britt84, JBenedict, johanna414, LeonardoAngue, Roger_Kitchen, abinitio, martencat, Settings, LauraBrook, Queezle, randomarbitrary, DisassemblyOfReason, indigorising, madhatter22, liberian, nancynova

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Administrators: cyderry (creator)

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HelenBaker hits the bookshelves 2017 63HelenBaker, May 2018ignore
Benita's Big Bad Book Pile - 2017 109benitastrnad, March 2018ignore
L's TBR Treasure Quest 29This-n-That, January 2018ignore
TBR@60 Robertgreaves's challenge for 2017/2018 part 1 130Robertgreaves, January 2018ignore
BJ's 2017 ROOTS 60billiejean, January 2018ignore
Problem w/ Ticker 11connie53, January 2018ignore
Lilisin and the Lost Reading Mojo - 2017 version 79lilisin, January 2018ignore
DECEMBER ROOT - Progress Thread 152lilisin, January 2018ignore
Martencat starts to unearth ROOTs in 2017 58martencat, January 2018ignore
mandymarie20's Rummaging in her Root Cellar 34Caramellunacy, January 2018ignore
MissWatson's ROOTing is divided into 3 parts, part2 228MissWatson, January 2018ignore
leslie.98 2017 ROOTs 213leslie.98, January 2018ignore
Rebeki ROOTs for the first time in 2017 75Rebeki, January 2018ignore
rabbitprincess sails the perilous Sea of ROOTS in 2017 229rabbitprincess, January 2018ignore
Familyhistorian pulls more ROOTs in 2017 3rd page 152Familyhistorian, January 2018ignore
Bragan's Tenth Thingaversary ROOTing 343bragan, January 2018ignore
detailmuse-ing through 2017 ROOTs 224detailmuse, January 2018ignore
Roberta's (luvamystery65) attempt to ROOT again 57luvamystery65, January 2018ignore
2017 ROOTS Challenge - 1327 Books to Read 146 Audiobooks to Hear 57Coach_of_Alva, December 2017ignore
Avanders' 2017 ROOTs - Thread 2 108rabbitprincess, December 2017ignore
cyderry (Cheli) is ROOTing again! 104cyderry, December 2017ignore
Montarville's ROOT 2017 84connie53, December 2017ignore
Connie ROOTs in 2017 part 3 207connie53, December 2017ignore
Henrik_Madsen ROOTS - will it never end? 172floremolla, December 2017ignore
Backslider (floremolla) tries ROOTs again in 2017 - Part 3 179floremolla, December 2017ignore
jen.e.moore has too many ROOTs and not enough time 76jen.e.moore, December 2017ignore
Jackie's 4th year of ROOTing part 3 213karenmarie, December 2017ignore
Johanna's 2017 ROOTS 59johanna414, December 2017ignore
Majkia Tours the 'Verse and Reads 183rabbitprincess, December 2017ignore
Britt's second year of ROOTing 28connie53, December 2017ignore
Tess is Tilling her Tomes Part 4 169avanders, December 2017ignore
Kimberly's (kkunker) 2017 ROOT Challenge 60rabbitprincess, December 2017ignore
Nickelini Reads Her Books 2017 74Nickelini, December 2017ignore
fuzzi Excavates More of Her ROOTs in 2017! 114fuzzi, December 2017ignore
fuzzi's 2017 ROOT Rehoming Thread 62connie53, December 2017ignore
Sally Lou's ROOT reading 95sallylou61, December 2017ignore
karenmarie continues to ROOT around her bookshelves in 2017 101karenmarie, December 2017ignore
EAM Prunes More ROOTS 133floremolla, December 2017ignore
Rhea's Roots! 66Settings, December 2017ignore
So maybe it wasn't the ROOT year I was hoping for. 12TheAmpersand, December 2017ignore
lkernagh (Lori) reads more ROOTs in 2017 147connie53, December 2017ignore
ROOTING Through 2017 83avidmom, December 2017ignore
readingtangent (Elizabeth)'s 2017 ROOTs 120avanders, December 2017ignore
rainpebble ROOTS in 2017 50avanders, December 2017ignore
LoraShouse is ROOTing Aroung Again in 2017 96avanders, December 2017ignore
Amberfly's 2017 Root Thread 200avanders, December 2017ignore
2017 Rooting Around My Bookshelves -- A Dirty Dozen 220avanders, December 2017ignore
Sibyx digs into her book pile in 2017 39sibylline, December 2017ignore
Backslider (floremolla) tries ROOTS again in 2017 - Part 2 192floremolla, December 2017ignore
Benny 2017 63benuathanasia, December 2017ignore
Clue's 2017 ROOTS 85clue, December 2017ignore
si: Books Don't Just Furnish A Room 84connie53, December 2017ignore
brewergirl's ROOT list for 2017 44connie53, December 2017ignore
Kale ROOTs around in 2017 81brakketh, December 2017ignore
Caramellunacy's TBR excavation resumes in 2017 59avanders, December 2017ignore
Torontoc reads from her TBR tower in 2017 95Jackie_K, December 2017ignore
Nebula_21's ROOTs 2017 43nebula21, December 2017ignore
Pigletto (Lori) roots them out 2017 37connie53, December 2017ignore
Erratic charmer makes some breathing room 49Erratic_Charmer, December 2017ignore
DisassemblyOfReason's 2017 ROOT Challenge 28DisassemblyOfReason, December 2017ignore
CurrerBell gets out the shovel for 2017 48CurrerBell, December 2017ignore
NOVEMBER ROOT - Progress Thread 153cyderry, December 2017ignore
Quaisior's 2017 ROOTs 7connie53, November 2017ignore
2017 TICKER THREAD 90sibylline, November 2017ignore
OCTOBER ROOT - Progress Thread 170connie53, November 2017ignore
Crazy4reading's 2017 ROOTS 53floremolla, October 2017ignore
karenmarie ROOTs around her bookshelves in 2017 311karenmarie, October 2017ignore
Ameise1 (Barbara)'s fifth ROOT 47Ameise1, October 2017ignore
SEPTEMBER ROOT - Progress Thread 167rainpebble, October 2017ignore
lindapanzo's 2017 ROOTs 23lindapanzo, October 2017ignore
Tess is Tilling her Tomes Part 3 199floremolla, October 2017ignore
TBR@59 Robertgreaves's Challenge for 2016/17 part 2b 83Robertgreaves, September 2017ignore
Familyhistorian pulls more ROOTs in 2017 2nd page 182Familyhistorian, September 2017ignore
Tallulah tries her tomes 2017 13MissWatson, September 2017ignore
Ladybookworth reads from her own library 43MissWatson, September 2017ignore
Jackie's 4th year of ROOTing part 2 211Jackie_K, September 2017ignore
Connie ROOTs in 2017 part 2 198connie53, September 2017ignore
AUGUST ROOT - Progress Thread 155connie53, September 2017ignore
JULY ROOT - Progress Thread 85moonshineandrosefire, August 2017ignore
LauraBrook Pulls ROOTS Once Again - Pt 1 43rabbitprincess, August 2017ignore
JUNE ROOT - Progress Thread 100moonshineandrosefire, August 2017ignore
nerwende ROOTs in 2017 31avanders, August 2017ignore
Josephine aka knotbox does ROOT 2017 (for the first time!) 37connie53, August 2017ignore
InfoQuest's 2017 ROOTing progress 24connie53, July 2017ignore
love rooting as a concept/but I'm a book hoarder 2connie53, July 2017ignore
TBR@59 Robertgreaves's Challenge for 2016/17 part 2 208Robertgreaves, July 2017ignore
MissWatson's ROOTing is divided into 3 parts 202avanders, July 2017ignore
Tess is Tilling her Tomes Part 2 201Tess_W, July 2017ignore
Onward! (2nd half of my goal of 50) 1BookDoc16, June 2017ignore
MAY ROOT - Progress Thread 97moonshineandrosefire, June 2017ignore
RavenHill's ROOT 11Jackie_K, June 2017ignore
Reading group 10avanders, May 2017ignore
Sace ROOTs Again in 2017 87Tess_W, May 2017ignore
Avanders' 2017 ROOTs 229connie53, May 2017ignore
2016 Top 5 Reads 10Tess_W, May 2017ignore
APRIL ROOT - Progress Thread 106moonshineandrosefire, May 2017ignore
Backslider tries ROOTS again in 2017 160avanders, May 2017ignore
Jackie's 4th year of ROOTing 250avanders, May 2017ignore
tames shelves and stacks 14tames, May 2017ignore

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Created: Dec 31, 2016

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