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75 Books Challenge for 2017 2,434 messages

Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2017. You don't have to begin on January 1! Last year, some members just listed their titles and authors while others posted a mini-review of each book. It's all up to…

Playing games and solving puzzles 464 messages

A place to play games and solve puzzles through LT talk.

2017 Category Challenge 408 messages

Welcome to the 2017 Category Challenge! To encourage ourselves to “read outside the box,” in this group we (each) pick (our own) categories to read within. You can have as many or few categories as you wish, they can cover any sort of topic, and…

Book Discussion : The Book of Souls by James Oswald 297 messages

This is the group for the book discussion by the Mystery and Suspense Group of The Book of Souls by James Oswald which is Book 2 in the Inspector McLean Series. All are welcome to join in the discussion, but please ensure that you do not leave any…

Talk about LibraryThing 291 messages

General catch-all for LibraryThing related discussions

Folio Society devotees 244 messages

http://www.librarything.com/wiki/index.php/Groups:Folio_Society_Devotees Current, past & future devotees and former members of…

2017 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES) 223 messages

Together in 2016 we read over 4,000 of our own books and reached our goal for the second 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…

The Green Dragon 216 messages

Tolkien, Fantasy, SciFi, mythology - any and all books of wonder! Virtual ale & warm lively chat - join us in LibraryThing's best pub! This group is known as one of the busiest and most welcoming on LibraryThing, so come in, sit down, and enjoy…

Pro and Con 125 messages

Progressives and Conservatives: Here is a place where you can meet, argue, discuss, throw imaginary tantrums, ask questions of each other and share a virtual beer or coffee together. Simple rules: attack ideas, not people. Be honest. Let others be…

Bug Collectors 119 messages

This is the place to post or discuss bugs on LibraryThing. It's not a wishlist for features, nor a list of things that could be better.…

Club Read 2017 107 messages

Welcome to Club Read 2017! We are a group of serious readers who are varied and thoughtful in our reading and like to log/journal our reading and follow what others are reading. Please take a look around to see if we're the kind of readers you'd…

Book Discussion : The Prisoner's Gold by Chris Kuzneski 92 messages

This is the group for the book discussion by the Mystery and Suspense Group of The Prisoner's Gold by Chris Kuzneski, which is the third book in The Hunters Series. All are welcome to join the discussion whether you are a member of the Mystery and…

Mystery and Suspense 76 messages

This is a group for everybody who loves to read Mysteries and Suspense. So come in and pull up a chair and tell us what Mystery or Suspense you are reading. Originally this was the Shelfari Mystery and Suspense Plus Group before that site's closure…

List Five Books Parlour Game 75 messages

Just a time-waster game to list five books suggested by a keyword posted by members. If you like it here why not take a look at the BOOK NUDGERS GROUP?

Name that Book 71 messages

Have you forgotten the name of a book you once read? This group is here to help you find it again. Start your book search by clicking on the Post a new topic option and... (1) Enter a helpful Subject line that includes a genre and a clue.Long…

Read it, Track it! (& 2017 12 x 12 Challenge) 62 messages

This is a group set up to allow people to track and discuss their reading during the year, or even longer term. Each group member can set up their own discussion thread, where they can list, discuss and organise the books they read. You can also use…

BookBalloon 56 messages

BookBalloon is about lively talk on the reading life and all things culture-related, including books, film, TV, music, home and garden (mostly garden), and food. Fast-paced, friendly, and fun, BookBalloon is a place to check in and hang out.…

Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing 56 messages

For discussion of LibraryThing's unique "Common Knowledge" feature—a sort of "fielded wiki" available on work and author pages—and our more conventional wiki, WikiThing.

Book talk 50 messages

Catch-all for book-related conversations. There may be a more specific group for your post: Can't remember the title of a book? Name that Book is the place to go. The good folks there will be happy to assist. Authors, if you'd like to announce your…

What Are You Reading Now? 50 messages

Whether it's literary fiction, fantasy, crime fiction, history, chick lit, a current bestseller or whatever, please dish about what you're reading right now and tell how you like it.

Gardens & Books 48 messages

For everyone who likes books (fiction, non-fiction) featuring gardens, gardeners, trees, flowers, shrubs, plants,... Welcome to this group. Feel free to add your thoughts to any of the threads or start a new one. Useful threads: - Member…

Off-topic 42 messages

This is an off-topic, "foo" group for unfocused or general discussion without any necessary connection to books, authors or anything else LibraryThing-ish. Go crazy here, and don't go crazy elsewhere.

Needlearts 39 messages

Knitters, embroiderers, cross-stitchers, tatters, crocheters, lacemakers...

Easton Press Collectors 35 messages

A group for those who seek out and collect books published by the Easton Press. Also, occasional forays into other similar publishers, such as the Folio Society and the defunct Limited Editions Club, Imprint Society and Franklin Library.

Mystery and Suspense Extra! 34 messages

Welcome to the Mystery & Suspense Extra Group. This is the sister group to the Mystery & Suspense Group. In this Group we will: Complete Reading Challenges - including a Monthly and Annual Challenge; Take Part in a Blind Date with a Book;…

Science Fiction Fans 34 messages

For fans of SF, Sci-Fi, Scifi and any other abbreviation you can think of!

Spam Fighters! 34 messages

This is a group for members devoted to finding, marking and removing spam members, books, and other data from LibraryThing. You are the wind beneath our wings. Photo by Flickr user freezelight (Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic)

Early Reviewers 33 messages

Note that this is a discussion group. To actually sign up for Early Reviewers make sure to fill out the sign-up page. The list of available books -- changes monthly Mark a book as unreceived, if you haven't received it Early Reviewers FAQ -- common…

50 Book Challenge 28 messages

Welcome one and all! What is 50 Book Challenge? 50 Book Challenge is a way to track and share the books you read throughout the year. Some people also choose to set personal goals to read more books, or more non-fiction, or more new books. The point…

1001 Books to read before you die 27 messages

For anyone trying to complete the set, or just for those who want to disagree with the choices made in the book by Peter Boxall.

The Weird Tradition 27 messages

Discussion focuses on the unique group of writers who created horror and dark fantasy fiction for Weird Tales, Unknown, Astounding, and other pulp magazines. Included are such leading lights as Robert E. Howard, Manly Wade Wellman, Fritz Leiber,…

Crime, Thriller & Mystery 24 messages

For all of you who enjoy a good thriller, a mystery story, bloody or not :o) To share opinions and get to know new authors! I'm thinking James Patterson, Mary Higgins Clark, Ruth Rendell, Ed McBain, Harlan Coben, Patricia Cornwell, Peter Robinson,…

George Macy devotees 22 messages

Fans of the work of the founder of The Limited Editions Club and The Heritage Press

Movie Lovers Plus 2 21 messages

A community led group for film lovers, Blockbusters, Indies, Foreign Language, Old and New. All new topics welcome.

100 Books in 2017 Challenge 20 messages

A group for those of us who want a real challenge - 100 or more books read in 2017!

Literary Snobs 19 messages

There's a time and a place for badly-written populist mind-candy. This is neither. It is, however, the place to appreciate good writing - both past and present, genre or non-genre. No deathless prose, no cardboard characters, no idiot plots. The…

Combiners! 17 messages

When to combine? When not to combine? How the #!% did they get combined? Welcome to an Anarchists' Convention ... "World domination through work combination!" -- Tim, March 5, 2007 Rules for combining: Do no harm. Disambiguations! Disambiguation…

Recommend Site Improvements 15 messages

A place to make recommendations for functions or features you'd like to see incorporate into LibraryThing. Sometimes known as "Recommended Site Improvements."

Welcome to LibraryThing! 15 messages

A group for new members to introduce themselves, ask questions and learn about everything the LibraryThing community and site have to offer. LibraryThing is a rich site, with a number of different communities and projects going on. It can also be a…

The Chapel of the Abyss 11 messages

Blessèd be thine hands, for they are unclean! At every joint lie secret sins unseen, Their white nails beneath the lamp Evoke hosts stolen beneath the white shadow of the lamp, And upon thy finger, the captive opal’s gloss Is the last sigh of…

Canadian Bookworms 10 messages

A place for book-aholics from across Canada to talk about book related topics.

Librarything Series 10 messages

All series related questions, requests, debates, etc.

Historical Fiction 8 messages

For those that love to delve into the past and get lost in a saga about a past era.

Unread Support Group 8 messages

For those finding it difficult to break down their "Unread" book pile. This may be because you just love acquiring new books and constantly replenish your Unread pile. Or you may be too busy with other less important things. This group is to discuss…

Virago Modern Classics 8 messages

A group for all of us who enjoy the wonderful Virago books. The picture shows the cover of "Frost in May", Virago's first book. Virago Modern Classics Group Wiki Visit the group Wiki where you'll find links to: - Our Virago Collection Tracker - HTML…

Librarians who LibraryThing 7 messages

librarians, catalogers, archivists, students... or anyone else who wants to talk about metadata, tagging, FRBR, library 2.0, social software, cataloging, and, of course, LibraryThing!

Non-Fiction Readers 7 messages

Devoted to those who enjoy reading non-fiction, even when they don't have to.

Reading Through Time 7 messages

Come and jump through history with us. This is a group for anyone who loves to read about history. We have monthly themes chosen and hosted by our members as well as a separate quarterly time period challenge hosted by member Majkia. The rules are…

Romance - from historical to contemporary 7 messages

We are discussing historical, contemporary, paranormal, fantasy, chick lit,... romance novels and everything else that takes our fancy. Please note: If you would like to promote or point out contests to the members of this group, please use the…

FantasyFans 6 messages

For Fans of Fantasy fiction The Link is for the Fantasy Favorites Mailing list on Yahoo, a place where several of the members talk books.

Frequently Asked Questions 6 messages

Frequently Asked Questions -- Ask, add and/or answer. This is an unofficial, informal group. For the Official FAQ, go here or click on the "About" tab. The FAQ is the 3rd link on the left hand side.

Gothic Literature 6 messages

A place for devotees of Maturin and Le Fanu, Radcliffe and Lewis, Dacre and Walpole, Poe and Blackwood, Brown and Lovecraft, Machen and Bierce, Stoker, Beckford, Shelley, Jackson, the Bronte sisters, and all the rest. Those who prefer the mystic to…

Reading Globally 6 messages

"Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere." ---Jean Rhys This group is for readers who, for whatever reason, endeavor to explore the world through great fiction. We don't…

2017- BIG FAT BOOKS CHALLENGE 5 messages

I don't know about you but I love Big Fat Books, to encourage other like minded BFB readers this group is for you. Please join me! Set your own goals and enjoy. Let's see if we can read 100 Big Fat Books in 2017. A BIG FAT BOOK has to be 600 pages…

OZ VBB - The Australian Virtual Book Box 5 messages

A Virtual Book Box for Australian Bookcrossing members. A list of available books can be found here (VBBOZ Books) and books that are in transit/owed are here (In Transit).

Council of Elrond 4 messages

For anyone interested in Tolkien books to discuss, enjoy and even debate perennial questions like 'Did elves have wings?', 'Did Tom Bombadil have pointy ears?' and 'Who is the Balrog?'.


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