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2020 ROOT CHALLENGE

Together in 2019 we well exceeded our goal with 3,300+ of our own books and reached our goal for the fifth 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 everyone - please be sure that you have joined the group.
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/31460...

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: 71 members

Recent members: nrmay, TheAmpersand, vestafan, Val_Reads, Nickelini, Sarahhal, martencat, tuna.moriarty, Barry_Holtslander, yaviancha, rocketjk, benitastrnad, bookworm148, Jacksonian, curioussquared, rosalita, MissWatson, Robertgreaves, Quaisior, readergirliz, wandaly, nebula21, karenmarie, CurrerBell, lindapanzo, Miss_Moneypenny, brakketh, DisassemblyOfReason, KWharton, ahef1963

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Administrators: cyderry (creator)

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Familyhistorian's ROOTs for 2020 26Familyhistorian, Today 1:19pmignore
Curioussquared ROOTs again in 2020 18curioussquared, Today 12:53pmignore
Connie ROOTS again in 2020; part 1 60connie53, Today 12:33pmignore
Jackie's 2020 ROOT thread 37detailmuse, Today 11:25amignore
rabbitprincess reads ROOTS with will and determination, and grace, too, in 2020 28detailmuse, Today 11:03amignore
MissWatson ROOTs less ambitiously in 2020 31sibylline, Today 10:40amignore
detailmuse ROOTs through 2020 38detailmuse, Today 10:19amignore
Sibylline's 2020 Root Thread! 10sibylline, Yesterday 9:37pmignore
Sallylou's ROOT reading in 2020 12sallylou61, Yesterday 9:36pmignore
Jack's 2020 First Time ROOTin' 14Jacksonian, Yesterday 4:22pmignore
mstrust ROOTs for herself 28mstrust, Yesterday 1:17pmignore
H-mb's ROOT challenge 16h-mb, Yesterday 12:41pmignore
JANUARY ROOT - Progress Thread 84connie53, Yesterday 12:29pmignore
Catherine (Pensive Cat) Really Needs to Read Her Own Tomes 10PensiveCat, Yesterday 9:25amignore
LoraShouse ROOTs again in 2020 16Jackie_K, Yesterday 9:14amignore
Robertgreaves is ROOTing again in 2020 31Jackie_K, Yesterday 9:11amignore
Kristel's 2020 ROOts 15Kristelh, Yesterday 7:02amignore
Bragan's 2020 ROOTing 11bragan, Yesterday 6:09amignore
karenmarie's archaeological dig - 2 from each year on LT plus 4 - first layer 36connie53, Yesterday 4:18amignore
LondonLori’s 2020 Roots 5connie53, Yesterday 4:13amignore
This-n-That ROOTs for Twenty in 2020 18connie53, Yesterday 4:09amignore
Jean (Majkia) Pulls Those ROOTs 27Familyhistorian, Yesterday 1:11amignore
Cheli is ROOTing again! 16cyderry, Yesterday 12:20amignore
fuzzi's 2020 Vision of ROOTing Out the Books and Emptying the Shelves! 17LoraShouse, Monday 11:53pmignore
2020 Ticker Thread 67sallypursell, Sunday 6:40pmignore
fuzzi's Rehomed (never "Culled") Books Thread for 2020 5fuzzi, Sunday 5:43pmignore
Nickelini's 2020 ROOTs 10Nickelini, Sunday 2:18pmignore
EAM Back for More ROOTs 11This-n-That, Saturday 11:17amignore
Benita’s Big Bad Book Pile 2020 9benitastrnad, Friday 5:05pmignore
Martencat clears some more roots in 2020 12connie53, Friday 2:23pmignore
Leslie ROOTs again in 2020 26leslie.98, Friday 1:49pmignore
rocketjk's off-the-shelve 2020 adventures 10rocketjk, Thursday 1:27pmignore
floremolla's 2020 ROOTS 36karenmarie, Wednesday 5:24amignore
BookDoc16: ROOTing Again! 7connie53, Wednesday 3:25amignore
Lilisin ROOTs in 2020 9lilisin, Wednesday 2:27amignore
Clue Reads More in 2020 12clue, January 14ignore
Humouress ROOTing in 2020 6connie53, January 14ignore
klarusu's library has got out of hand and needs to be ROOTed in 2020 15klarusu, January 13ignore
Henrik Madsen ROOTS again - will it ever end? 13Henrik_Madsen, January 12ignore
Coach of Alva's 2020 Roots 18Coach_of_Alva, January 10ignore
Erratic Charmer's 40 in 2020 10Erratic_Charmer, January 10ignore
Elizabeth's 2020 ROOTS 9readergirliz, January 9ignore
QuestingA reads books already owned 2020 10cyderry, January 9ignore
Val_Reads 2020 ROOT Challenge 6cyderry, January 9ignore
Moriarty's First ROOT Challenge! 6cyderry, January 9ignore
Vestafan ROOTs still further! 7rabbitprincess, January 8ignore
Rebeki ROOTs on in 2020 15Rebeki, January 7ignore
2020 What's your goal? 48bragan, January 7ignore
HelenNZ Root Goal 2020 10HelenBaker, January 7ignore
si: 2020 ROOT Challenge 11si, January 6ignore
Crazy4reading ROOTs in 2020 16crazy4reading, January 6ignore
CurrerBell rejoins the school 7CurrerBell, January 6ignore
Sace Randomly ROOTs to 18 16mstrust, January 5ignore
Glad to be back! 10mstrust, January 5ignore
Barbara (Ameise1)'s 8th ROOT 17Henrik_Madsen, January 5ignore
DisassemblyOfReason's 2020 ROOT Challenge 7connie53, January 5ignore
Back for some longer ROOTs 9floremolla, January 4ignore
madhatter22's 2020 ROOTs 7wandaly, January 4ignore
Nebula_21's ROOT Challenge 2020 6cyderry, January 3ignore
Anita (FAMeulstee) keeps on rooting in 2020 11FAMeulstee, January 3ignore
Moneypenny's 2020 ROOT Log 8Familyhistorian, January 3ignore
rainpebble ROOTs in 2020 9MissWatson, January 2ignore
Arubabookwoman’s 2020 ROOTs 13MissWatson, January 2ignore
m 2020 Roots 6MissWatson, January 2ignore
Elizabeth/readingtangent's 2020 ROOTs 10MissWatson, January 2ignore
Brakketh ROOTs once more 6MissWatson, January 2ignore
Allie (ahef1963)'s 2020 ROOT Challenge 5MissWatson, January 2ignore
LadyBookworth reads in 2020 6MissWatson, January 2ignore
lindapanzo's 2020 ROOTS 8MissWatson, January 2ignore
How to make a ticker 1connie53, January 1ignore

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Created: Dec 30, 2019

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