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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: 120 members

Recent members: seascape, PetraKinsey, wolfeyluvr, mumfie, eicuthbertson, mjdennison, jackofmanytrades, SilverCrane, kootibkiteer, Jackie_K, LadyoftheLodge, Miss_Moneypenny, mnleona, poppj, c_why, 4chin8, Sarahhal, mkunruh, surtsey, ScottTalbotEvans, starmoth, bibliotecara, nebula21, Robertgreaves, quigui, luvamystery65, funky_george, linda.newman, sumpter-girls, janoorani24

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ROOT 2018 - eicuthbertson 6MissWatson, Today 6:43amignore
SEPTEMBER ROOT - Progress Thread 69MissWatson, Today 6:43amignore
Connie ROOTs again in 2018, part 2 134MissWatson, Today 6:40amignore
TBR@60 Robertgreaves's challenge for 2017/2018 part 2 216Jackie_K, Today 4:51amignore
Familyhistorian digs up more ROOTs in 2018 part 2 50Familyhistorian, Yesterday 9:09pmignore
lkernagh (Lori) continues to pull ROOTs in 2018 112lkernagh, Yesterday 8:35pmignore
LadyoftheLodge reads her own books in 2018 57LadyoftheLodge, Yesterday 4:55pmignore
Amberfly Reads Roots 2018 76Amberfly, Yesterday 12:31pmignore
MissWatson cooks her ROOTs, the second course 131MissWatson, Yesterday 10:14amignore
Ellie's (elliepotten) first time ROOTing around 123elliepotten, Yesterday 9:19amignore
Tanya-Dogearedcopy's Stax! 64rabbitprincess, Yesterday 3:09amignore
karenmarie ROOTs around her shelves in 2018 238karenmarie, Thursday 9:48pmignore
rabbitprincess exterminates the TBR pile in 2018 182rabbitprincess, Thursday 3:32pmignore
Torontoc reads a lot of books in 2018 51torontoc, Thursday 2:07pmignore
Jackie's 5th year of ROOTing part 2 154Jackie_K, Thursday 6:57amignore
Martencat continues to unearth ROOTs in 2018 65martencat, Wednesday 4:28pmignore
detailmuse ROOTs (and triages) in 2018 176karenmarie, Wednesday 7:59amignore
Sally Lou's 2018 ROOTs 72sallylou61, Tuesday 11:31pmignore
Avidmom's 2018 Reading Frenzy 31avidmom, Tuesday 7:55pmignore
Sibyx reads in 2018 86rabbitprincess, Tuesday 4:35pmignore
Leslie's 2018 ROOTs 121leslie.98, Tuesday 10:14amignore
si: 2018 ROOTs 37si, Tuesday 7:03amignore
Dee’s TBR ROOT 2018 7connie53, Tuesday 6:52amignore
CurrerBell's Hatchery (2018) 29CurrerBell, Tuesday 12:57amignore
FAMeulstee ROOTS in 2018 - thread 2 81FAMeulstee, Monday 4:34amignore
Bragan's 2018 ROOTing 155bragan, Sunday 10:43pmignore
HelenNZ back for 2018 55HelenBaker, Sunday 12:11amignore
Nickelini Reads Her Own Books 2018 40Nickelini, Saturday 10:01pmignore
Majkia's ROOTs 160majkia, Saturday 5:24pmignore
Hélène's 2018 ROOTs 54h-mb, Saturday 3:07pmignore
Kristel Joins the forage for ROOTS, 2018 75Kristelh, Saturday 8:39amignore
Jenn's 2018 ROOT Challenge 77deep220, September 14ignore
LibraryLover23's 2018 ROOT Challenge 83LibraryLover23, September 13ignore
2018 TICKER THREAD 102seascape, September 12ignore
quigui tries ROOT 30rabbitprincess, September 11ignore
Benita's Big Bad Book Pile - 2018 76benitastrnad, September 10ignore
fuzzi Delves Another Hundred ROOTs in 2018 61fuzzi, September 7ignore
fuzzi's 2018 ROOT Rehoming Thread 27fuzzi, September 7ignore
EAM Back for More ROOTs 51enemyanniemae, September 5ignore
LadyBookworth's reading list in 2018 28LadyBookworth, September 5ignore
LauraBrook Pulls Some ROOTs 2018, part 1 56Berly, September 3ignore
floremolla's ROOTs part two 151detailmuse, September 3ignore
1707 books to read, 144 audiobooks to hear. 38Coach_of_Alva, September 2ignore
AUGUST ROOT - Progress Thread 119Familyhistorian, September 1ignore
Henrik_Madsen ROOTS - Here we go again... 80Henrik_Madsen, September 1ignore
LoraShouse ROOTs again - Year 3 45LoraShouse, September 1ignore
brewergirl's ROOT for 2018 24brewergirl, August 31ignore
Cheli's 2018 ROOTs 2nd try 33cyderry, August 31ignore
SueD tackles those stubborn ROOTs! 37vestafan, August 31ignore
Lilisin ROOTs again in 2018 73lilisin, August 31ignore
Clue's 2018 ROOTS 41MissWatson, August 31ignore
Rhea's 2018 ROOTs 26anoplph0ra, August 30ignore
Ameise1 (Barbara)'s sixth ROOT 54Ameise1, August 30ignore
Nebula_21's ROOTs 2018 38nebula21, August 28ignore
Deern reads her own tomes in 2018 62Deern, August 26ignore
Avanders ROOTs around in 2018 53LoraShouse, August 25ignore
Kale ROOTs around in 2018 38brakketh, August 19ignore
mabith's 2018 ROOTs (Meredith) 24mabith, August 16ignore
Erratic charmer digs out old ROOTs 22Erratic_Charmer, August 15ignore
Quaisior's 2018 ROOTs 21connie53, August 13ignore
Lisa's TBR Stack (If at first you don't succeed, grab another book...) 82Lisa805, August 13ignore
First 2018 Root 5connie53, August 9ignore
Miss_Moneypenny's ROOT 2018 Challenge 52connie53, August 5ignore
DisassemblyOfReason's 2018 ROOT Challenge 22connie53, August 5ignore
JULY ROOT - Progress Thread 94cyderry, August 2ignore
New Ticker For Clue 1clue, July 31ignore
PensiveCat gets back to her ROOTs 27Familyhistorian, July 25ignore
Benny's 2018 ROOT 34roomsofbooks, July 16ignore
readingtangent (Elizabeth)'s 2018 ROOTs 51roomsofbooks, July 16ignore
rainpebble ROOTs in 2018 36LadyoftheLodge, July 10ignore
FAMeulstee ROOTS in 2018 215FAMeulstee, July 7ignore
JUNE ROOT = Progress Thread 101benitastrnad, July 5ignore
lindapanzo's 2018 ROOTS 20lindapanzo, July 2ignore
Familyhistorian digs up more ROOTs in 2018 237Familyhistorian, June 30ignore
Better late than never 8LoraShouse, June 29ignore
Johanna’s 2018 ROOTS 50connie53, June 21ignore
Caramellunacy's TBR excavation resumes in 2018 40MissWatson, June 21ignore
Janoorani's 2018 ROOTS 16janoorani24, June 20ignore
MAY ROOT - Progress Thread 137benitastrnad, June 5ignore
How to make stars 13LadyoftheLodge, May 20ignore
mandymarie needs to find her ROOTs. Where are they? 27LadyoftheLodge, May 18ignore
Jackie's 5th year of ROOTing 300Jackie_K, May 13ignore
Kimberly's (kkunker) 2018 ROOT Challenge 27kkunker, May 9ignore
APRIL ROOT - Progress Thread 132benitastrnad, May 5ignore
Connie ROOTs again in 2018 254connie53, May 1ignore
MissWatson cooks her ROOTs 200MissWatson, April 23ignore
BookDoc16 pulls ROOTs from his shelves 9BookDoc16, April 19ignore
Rebeki ROOTs again in 2018 37connie53, April 19ignore
Guanhumara is looking to her ROOTs 18connie53, April 16ignore
Bibliotecara's ROOTing in Her Garden 13bibliotecara, April 4ignore
Bragan reads more books in 2018, Pt. 2 1bragan, April 4ignore
MARCH ROOT - Progress Thread 158Henrik_Madsen, April 4ignore
floremolla's ROOTs 239connie53, April 3ignore
Crazy4reading reads her own ROOTS 2018 20crazy4reading, March 28ignore
Tess tills her root tomes Year 5 page 1 152avanders, March 22ignore
NancyNova's stubborn ROOTS 11LoraShouse, March 22ignore
Knotbox has to read it or delete it 12Jackie_K, March 12ignore
FEBRUARY ROOT - Progress Thread 113cyderry, March 1ignore
How to make a ticker 6connie53, February 27ignore

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