Lisa Ann's 2016 (Sep-Dec) 2016 Root Progress

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Lisa Ann's 2016 (Sep-Dec) 2016 Root Progress

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Editado: Sep 22, 2016, 3:51pm

Since I recently found this group and am joining in late here, my stats will begin in September with a goal of reading 8 additional books that I own.* To date, I have read 13 books I own but have only been tracking that as part of a personal tbr challenge.

Well, I am excited to be participating here! Also, I am hopeful that doing this challenge with a group will encourage me to read even more of the sadly ignored books that I have purchased throughout the years with the best of intentions.

*(Any books I own including rereads of currently owned books will be counted.)

Ago 22, 2016, 8:36pm

Welcome! I find this group an excellent motivator to read my own books. Enjoy the challenge!

Ago 22, 2016, 8:50pm

Thanks for the warm welcome. :)

Ago 23, 2016, 2:10am

Welcome to the ROOT club. Best of luck clearing some shelf space.

Ago 23, 2016, 4:02am

Welcome and good luck with your ROOTing!

Ago 23, 2016, 11:17am

Thanks! Happy Rooting to you all, too.

Editado: Ago 24, 2016, 8:35pm

Ago 23, 2016, 3:31pm

Good luck and welcome to the group!

Ago 23, 2016, 3:48pm

Thanks, Jackie!

Ago 25, 2016, 4:28pm

Welcome to the ROOTers, Lisa Ann

Ago 25, 2016, 8:02pm

Good luck and welcome! I love your ticker.

Ago 25, 2016, 9:06pm

Thanks so much, Connie and Sace! I am looking forward to participating the remainder of this year and in 2017. Never too early to plan ahead!! :)

Editado: Sep 23, 2016, 1:47pm

ROOTing Goals and Achievements for September:

Ago 29, 2016, 12:44pm

What a lovely picture! I think I may do something similar on my thread. You're an inspiration.

I'm looking forward to seeing your September Achievements.

Ago 29, 2016, 2:29pm

I've still never worked out how to add pictures. Luddites R Us :)

Ago 29, 2016, 3:28pm

>14 Sace: Awww... thank you, Sace!! How kind.

>15 Jackie_K: At one point I took a college level course covering basic html coding, so I know just enough to get by, lol.

I noticed that Rabbitprincess posted a very thorough explanation of how to post a picture in her thread, just in case that would be helpful to you. :) (Message 9)

Ago 29, 2016, 6:11pm

>16 This-n-That: Yeah! Thanks for the shout-out ;)

Editado: Ago 29, 2016, 6:21pm

>16 This-n-That: I'm all set for September!

Thanks for the link to the rabbitprincess instructions and many thanks to rabbitprincess for posting them. I've figured out pics, but I had never thought of doing a screenshot of a particular collection.

Ago 30, 2016, 12:53pm

Hello & welcome to the group!!
>13 This-n-That: I also love that picture!

>15 Jackie_K: >16 This-n-That: >17 rabbitprincess: I was going to say that ;) .... And Jackie - it seems complicated at first, but once you start doing it, it becomes really easy pretty quickly :)

Ago 30, 2016, 1:15pm

>17 rabbitprincess: You are so welcome! Great instructions ....
>19 avanders: Thank you!!

Ago 31, 2016, 6:13pm

Hi, welcome...I know I'm late!

Ago 31, 2016, 11:32pm

Thanks, Tess. :)

Editado: Sep 22, 2016, 3:59pm

I know I have a serious problem when I chose to buy a book because it is on sale for $1.99 and I can now use it for this challenge, versus borrowing it through the library. (Btw, the book is The Accidental Tourist.)

Sep 22, 2016, 5:01pm

>23 This-n-That: Now you can see just how enabling this group can be! :D

Sep 23, 2016, 1:47pm

Ha!! So true, Jackie.

Sep 23, 2016, 1:50pm

So, I have completed 3 ROOTs for September, which surpassed my personal goal of 2 books. I don't think I'll be able fit in another this month, as I have started in on a 700+ page book that a friend is lending to me for a few weeks. We shall see though ...

Sep 26, 2016, 2:56pm

>23 This-n-That: I don't get it. What's the problem? :-)

Congrats on surpassing your goal!

Sep 26, 2016, 10:04pm

>27 Sace: Ha, thank you!

Editado: Oct 30, 2016, 11:43pm

ROOTing Goals and Achievements for October:

Sep 28, 2016, 7:03am

What a wonderful picture and quote! I really do need to read Anne of Green Gables.

Sep 28, 2016, 12:12pm

>30 Sace: Thanks so much. You have never read Anne of Green Gables? Oh, I do hope you have an opportunity to read it at some point. The TV mini-series version is also a treat to watch; at least I thought it was, lol. :)

Sep 28, 2016, 3:29pm

>30 Sace: >31 This-n-That: I've never read it either. I have the first book (AoGG) on my eReader, and most of the others are on Project Gutenberg. But I decided to not download them till I'd read AoGG, in case I didn't like it. Not that I've ever seen a bad review of it, as far as I can remember.

Sep 28, 2016, 3:59pm

>32 Jackie_K: That sounds like a good plan. I hope you enjoy the first book, even if you decide not to read the entire series.

Sep 28, 2016, 8:40pm

>31 This-n-That: I've had the first book on my shelf for ages. It's a ROOT! What am I waiting for???

Sep 28, 2016, 10:40pm

>34 Sace: Serendipity!! There is no time like the present.

Sep 29, 2016, 6:57am

>35 This-n-That: I've taken the first step. I've located it on my (chaotic) shelves, pulled it out and placed it on the TBR table next to my bed. :-)

Sep 29, 2016, 10:16am

Ha! Good for you, Sace. :)

Editado: Oct 2, 2016, 12:55am

>30 Sace:
>31 This-n-That:
>32 Jackie_K:

I just read Anne of Green Gables and Anne of AvonLea just this past summer. Both books about 200 pages and I did enjoy them. However, that is enough for me! I'm not really a serial reader, except for Outlander.

Oct 5, 2016, 7:34am

>38 Tess_W: I can be a serial reader, but I do find that I peter out after about 3 or 4.

Oct 5, 2016, 9:53am

>38 Tess_W: >39 Sace: Same here, with a notable exception for the Harry Potter series. I did read the entire Anne of Green Gables series, but that was many years ago.

Oct 14, 2016, 6:46am

>40 This-n-That: Agreed. Harry Potter was a series I never got tired of :-)

Oct 30, 2016, 2:48pm

>32 Jackie_K: I too never read it!

Editado: Nov 23, 2016, 8:35pm

ROOTing Goals and Achievements for November:

*Noting that set aside Winter Solstice but may resume at a later date.

Nov 3, 2016, 1:27pm

Great job w/ your progress! Only 2 more to go!
I like your November goals -- great winter reads :)
Have you read A Christmas Carol before?

Nov 3, 2016, 5:03pm

>44 avanders: Thanks so much!! I had fairly moderate reading goals, since I joined the group late this year.

I have read A Christmas Carol before but it was quite a few years ago. However, I am almost embarrassed to mention this is the first time I've attempted Pride and Prejudice (in book form).

Nov 3, 2016, 8:31pm

>45 This-n-That: Another great quote!

Nov 3, 2016, 9:01pm

>46 Sace: Thanks so much! It has been fun looking for a new one to post each month.

Nov 4, 2016, 5:14am

I've enjoyed them!

Nov 8, 2016, 10:05am

>45 This-n-That: meh - there are plenty of classics I haven't read yet! We get to them when we can ;)

Editado: Nov 9, 2016, 12:37am

>49 avanders: So true!! :D

Editado: Nov 24, 2016, 10:44am

Reached my 2016 goal with The Other Einstein. Finite!

Nov 24, 2016, 11:56am

Woo hoo, congratulations!

Nov 24, 2016, 6:19pm

>51 This-n-That: Hurray, congratulations!

Nov 25, 2016, 4:20am


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Dic 1, 2016, 5:16pm

Yay congratulations!

Dic 23, 2016, 10:42pm