(BOMBS) Books Off My Book Shelves 2012 Challenge

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Join in the fight against unread books! Seek the enemy - EXPLODE those BOMBS! 2012 is the time to set the charges so that we can detonate the explosives that will safely help to clear the books that are gathering dust on our shelves.

Reducing the bookshelves that are overloaded with books that have not reached the top of the TBR pile is a goal that many readers have. However, newer and prettier books are always catching our eyes, and pushing the old books back farther on the shelves. 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.

We will have a joint ticker and a monthly thread to encourage all who enlist for this fight against the unread book. We will see how our combined resolve to DEFUSE those BOMBS will bring peace to our shelves allowing for the immigration of future books.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Ireadthereforeiam becomes Ireadfrommyownshelvesthereforeiam4 unread / 4LovingLit, March 2013
Meanderer defuses a few BOMBS24 unread / 24meanderer, January 2013
Quaisior's these books have been sitting on my shelves too long challenge5 unread / 5Quaisior, January 2013
DECEMBER - Exploding BOMBS Report222 unread / 222billiejean, January 2013
BJ's 25 Books off my Bookshelf20 unread / 20billiejean, January 2013
TBR@55 Robertgreaves's challenge for 2012/352 unread / 52Robertgreaves, January 2013
Amz blasts the bombs122 unread / 122connie53, January 2013
Karen's 24 Bombs for 201216 unread / 16staffordcastle, January 2013
Benita's Big Bad Book Pile - 2012 Version57 unread / 57Tallulah_Rose, January 2013
mandymarie20 2012 part 240 unread / 40mandymarie20, January 2013
Staffordcastle blows up the TBR towers64 unread / 64staffordcastle, January 2013
lindapanzo's 2012 detonation project46 unread / 46tymfos, January 2013
TLoeffler Gets Back to the Shelves138 unread / 138LauraBrook, January 2013
LauraBrook tries to blow a hole in her TBR mountain34 unread / 34dudes22, January 2013
Bucketyell tries again...23 unread / 23Yells, January 2013
Conachair's 3 in 1 Challenge for 201224 unread / 24Conachair, January 2013
detailmuse's bombshelves60 unread / 60DetailMuse, January 2013
Cheli's BOMB disposal efforts for 2012148 unread / 148connie53, January 2013
Bragan's 2012 Attempt328 unread / 328bragan, January 2013
PawsforThought defusing a few BOMBS at the end of 201224 unread / 24rabbitprincess, December 2012
Rocketjk goes for a modest 2130 unread / 30staffordcastle, December 2012
Hello from LucindaLibri33 unread / 33connie53, December 2012
Sarah's 2012 BOMBS Clearance34 unread / 34sarahbradshaw, December 2012
Dudes22's 2012 Bombs121 unread / 121dudes22, December 2012
Connie's challenge 201236 unread / 36connie53, December 2012
January EXPLODING BOMBS Progress report Page 252 unread / 52SqueakyChu, December 2012
Kirconnell's BOMBS FOR 201223 unread / 23Kirconnell, December 2012
Seasonsoflove's 2012 Challenge78 unread / 78seasonsoflove, December 2012
rabbitprincess' patrol report: 2012 BOMBS160 unread / 160rabbitprincess, December 2012
Streamsong is BOMBing the mountain53 unread / 53streamsong, December 2012
torontoc's attempt to read more from the book towers 201251 unread / 51torontoc, December 2012
Anne tries to reduce arsenal by 2036 unread / 36shearon, December 2012
DeltaQueen's 2012 Bombs246 unread / 246DeltaQueen50, December 2012
Alphaorder's BOMBS away!32 unread / 32LauraBrook, December 2012
StormRaven's BOMBS for 201277 unread / 77StormRaven, December 2012
Tallulah's fight against the time 201232 unread / 32Tallulah_Rose, December 2012
Fundevogel's Shelf Rescue Program49 unread / 49fundevogel, December 2012
tymfos amazing 2012 pyrotechnic book project96 unread / 96tymfos, December 2012
Ephemeralda's slow attempt64 unread / 64Ephemeralda, December 2012
Clue's 2012 BOMBS37 unread / 37connie53, December 2012
thorold's controlled detonation project for 201284 unread / 84thorold, December 2012
RamblingIvy's bomb disposal thread63 unread / 63ramblingivy, December 2012
melonbrawl assesses the shot locker115 unread / 115connie53, December 2012
Lynda tries for 50 BOMBS in 201226 unread / 26staffordcastle, December 2012
Carmenere's Random BOMBS14 unread / 14Carmenere, December 2012
Tropics' Belated Entry Into the 2012 BOMBS Challenge.19 unread / 19tropics, December 2012
NEW THEME FOR 2013101 unread / 101lizamichelle1, December 2012
laura_88's BOMBS 201238 unread / 38laura_88, December 2012
Helenoel's BOMBS challenge27 unread / 27Helenoel, December 2012
brewergirl's BOMBS for 201238 unread / 38clue, December 2012
NOVEMBER - Exploding BOMBS Report113 unread / 113LA12Hernandez, December 2012
Little Taiko's BOMBS20 unread / 20LittleTaiko, December 2012
sjmccreary realizes that if you're going to buy the books, you need to read them24 unread / 24sjmccreary, December 2012
Cindy's at least 12 off the shelf in 201213 unread / 13cindysprocket, December 2012
Hemlokgang's BOMBS in 201240 unread / 40hemlokgang, December 2012
deep220's minefield46 unread / 46deep220, November 2012
Caramellunacy joins the mission (fashionably) late!17 unread / 17Caramellunacy, November 2012
Auntmarge64 - 50 BOMBS or bust42 unread / 42auntmarge64, November 2012
OCTOBER - Exploding BOMBS Progress Report162 unread / 162billiejean, November 2012
riverwillow signing on for bomb disposal duty49 unread / 49riverwillow, October 2012
drachenbraut's attempt at BOMBS the rest of 201212 unread / 12drachenbraut23, October 2012
SEPTEMBER - Exploding BOMBS Progress Report112 unread / 112Carmenere, October 2012
HI-HO Off Arrwa's Shelf They Go10 unread / 10Kirconnell, September 2012
Lizamichelle1's BOMBS13 unread / 13lizamichelle1, September 2012
Sign up to explode your TBRs - clear the mushroom cloud! ENLIST NOW!119 unread / 119cyderry, September 2012
Lisa's 2012 BOMBS AWAY22 unread / 22lsh63, September 2012
AUGUST - Exploding BOMBS Progress Report125 unread / 125amz310783, September 2012
Amanda's Late To The Party 2012 Attempt3 unread / 3rabbitprincess, August 2012
JULY - Exploding BOMBS Progress Report179 unread / 179cyderry, August 2012
JUNE - Exploding BOMBS Progress Report124 unread / 124billiejean, July 2012
LauraNav - Reading the ones I already own9 unread / 9lauranav, July 2012
FAMeulstee (Anita) tries to read those books waiting for soooo long31 unread / 31FAMeulstee, July 2012
Karen, also known as maggie1944, must read the unread!5 unread / 5maggie1944, July 2012
Pigletto Blows Them Away8 unread / 8Pigletto, July 2012
Bowerbirds Bombs Away!11 unread / 11staffordcastle, July 2012
A BOMBer's Manifesto6 unread / 6DeltaQueen50, July 2012
Cait's 2012 Challenge: 40 BOMBS24 unread / 24Cait86, June 2012
Jean"s (Majkia's) Hopeless Task14 unread / 14majkia, June 2012
RosefireandMoonshine's Toppling TBR Mountain - The Expeditions and Excavations of 20122 unread / 2moonshineandrosefire, June 2012
mandymarie20's 2012 Reading Goals104 unread / 104mandymarie20, June 2012
Tick, tick, tick, BOOM!!!4 unread / 4moonshineandrosefire, June 2012
MAY Exploding BOMBS Progress Report106 unread / 106Helenoel, June 2012
APRIL Exploding BOMBS Progress128 unread / 128tymfos, May 2012
Meredy's Exlibristic Ambition12 unread / 12fundevogel, May 2012
Angelwitch's bombardment 20126 unread / 6AngelWitch, May 2012
mrs rochester sets the field51 unread / 51mrsrochester, April 2012
March EXPLODING BOMBS Progress108 unread / 108karen_o, April 2012
JodyReadsEverything explodes some BOMBS6 unread / 6QueenOfDenmark, April 2012
February EXPLODING BOMBS Progress112 unread / 112billiejean, March 2012
Where are they going when they go?10 unread / 10rocketjk, March 2012
sandykaypax and her books8 unread / 8sandykaypax, March 2012
h-mb 2012 BOMBS6 unread / 6h-mb, March 2012
edwinbcn's BOMBS in 201213 unread / 13edwinbcn, March 2012
Tuckea's TBR 20124 unread / 4tuckea, March 2012
Lizy's Books lovingly and carefully removed from the shelves 20123 unread / 3duaney_h, March 2012
Kriti's (kgodey) BOMBS 2012 challenge52 unread / 52kgodey, February 2012
kerryth's attempt at clearing 50 B.O.M.B.S. in 20124 unread / 4kerryth, February 2012
Florence's 2012 goal7 unread / 7Fjumonvi, January 2012
BBleil's Books off the Shelf Challenge 201214 unread / 14BBleil, January 2012
Cataluna bombs the shelves in 20122 unread / 2ramblingivy, January 2012
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