Together in 2021 we reached our goal for the seventh consecutive year with nearly 3,000 of our own books read! ROOT was successful but that doesn't mean that there still books aren't 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.

All 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.

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.

I chose for this year's picture - 4 young children reading -- didn't we all learn to love books as a child?.

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Pinned — JANUARY ROOT - PROGRESS THREAD78 unread / 78connie53, Yesterday 11:15am
Pinned — 2022 ROOT Ticker Thread52 unread / 52ritacate, January 11
Nickelini's Unfashionable ROOT Challenge38 unread / 38Nickelini, Today 6:37pm
Caramellunacy's TBR Excavations - 202222 unread / 22curioussquared, Today 11:49am
Bragan ROOTs through the bookshelves in 202222 unread / 22bragan, Today 11:41am
rosalita (Julia) ROOTs around in 202298 unread / 98rosalita, Today 10:02am
Majkia ROOTs and Hopes For the Best35 unread / 35majkia, Today 9:53am
Cora's 2022 ROOTs11 unread / 11connie53, Today 7:25am
MissWatson shuffles her ROOTs43 unread / 43connie53, Today 7:20am
Benita's Big Bad Book Pile 202212 unread / 12connie53, Today 7:18am
Connie ROOTs again in 2022 part 194 unread / 94Caramellunacy, Today 6:13am
Jackie's 2022 ROOTs63 unread / 63connie53, Today 3:02am
Let's Do It! ca_dmv is Back for Another Year!13 unread / 13connie53, Today 2:55am
detailmuse ROOTs her newest and tome-iest26 unread / 26connie53, Today 2:31am
Robertgreaves Carries On ROOTing in 202223 unread / 23Robertgreaves, Today 1:01am
Familyhistorian's ROOTs for 202244 unread / 44Familyhistorian, Yesterday 12:55pm
Mstrust Shows Her ROOTs25 unread / 25mstrust, Yesterday 12:10pm
Coach of Alva's 2022 Roots19 unread / 19Coach_of_Alva, Monday 11:18pm
karenmarie's back for another year - part I24 unread / 24floremolla, Monday 9:13pm
floremolla roots again30 unread / 30floremolla, Monday 8:36pm
Curioussquared is back to ROOT in 202242 unread / 42curioussquared, Monday 8:05pm
Cecilturtle is ROOTing Right Along19 unread / 19Cecilturtle, Monday 7:22pm
Brakketh continues up-ROOT-ing in 20229 unread / 9brakketh, Monday 5:41pm
Crazy4reading (Monica) ROOTs in 202220 unread / 20crazy4reading, Monday 4:00pm
QuestingA's 2022 ROOTS14 unread / 14QuestingA, Sunday 5:47pm
rabbitprincess is happy just to read with you in 202245 unread / 45rabbitprincess, Saturday 4:32pm
Elizabeth's Rusted ROOTS13 unread / 13readergirliz, Saturday 4:13pm
Anita (FAMeulstee) keeps on rooting in 202227 unread / 27FAMeulstee, Saturday 12:31pm
Kristel's Here's ROOTing for 202219 unread / 19Kristelh, Saturday 8:35am
fuzzi prunes more ROOTs Prior to Transplanting in 202213 unread / 13fuzzi, Friday 6:51pm
Sally Lou's 2022 ROOT challenge9 unread / 9Caramellunacy, Friday 3:28am
Simon reads in 202218 unread / 18si, Thursday 4:06pm
Henrik is back for even more ROOTing15 unread / 15Henrik_Madsen, Wednesday 4:22pm
Lilisin ROOTS in 2022!9 unread / 9FAMeulstee, Wednesday 4:06am
KWharton ROOTs modestly once again!10 unread / 10Henrik_Madsen, Wednesday 3:37am
Rebeki ROOTs with renewed relish in 202217 unread / 17Rebeki, Wednesday 2:13am
torontoc reads books from her book towers 202212 unread / 12rocketjk, January 17
BookDoc16: In for 20228 unread / 8connie53, January 14
Ritacate Rooting for More Great Books10 unread / 10Jackie_K, January 11
fuzzi’s Transplant Thread for 20228 unread / 8fuzzi, January 9
HelenNZ roots again 202226 unread / 26Helenliz, January 9
How to post pictures1 unread / 1connie53, January 9
Rocketjk's Ever Hopeful Off-the-Shelf Quest7 unread / 7Robertgreaves, January 7
Quaisior's 2022 ROOTs5 unread / 5rabbitprincess, January 7
ROOTing Again!6 unread / 6Caramellunacy, January 7
Moneypenny's 2022 ROOT Log12 unread / 12Henrik_Madsen, January 4
Tara1Reads conquers her ROOTs in 202212 unread / 12Tara1Reads, January 4
DisassemblyOfReason's 2022 ROOTs9 unread / 9MissWatson, January 4
lindapanzo's 2022 ROOTS7 unread / 7MissWatson, January 4
Martencat stops hoarding ROOT’s in 20228 unread / 8MissWatson, January 4
Janoo's 2022 Root Challenge5 unread / 5MissWatson, January 4
LadyBookworth reads in 202210 unread / 10MissWatson, January 4
Clue in 2022 Roots On and On and On9 unread / 9MissWatson, January 4
EAM Back for more ROOTing6 unread / 6MissWatson, January 4
Elizabeth/readingtangent's 2022 ROOTs10 unread / 10MissWatson, January 4
LoraShouse ROOTs again in 202210 unread / 10MissWatson, January 4
Cheli is ROOTing again 202217 unread / 17MissWatson, January 4
Creating ticker3 unread / 3sallylou61, December 29, 2021
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