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75 Books Challenge for 2017 2,554 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…

Folio Society devotees 463 messages

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

Book Discussion : The Paris Vendetta by Steve Berry 391 messages

This is the group for the book discussion by the Mystery and Suspense Group of The Paris Vendetta by Steve Berry which is Book 5 in tthe Cotton Malone Series. All are welcome to join in the discussion, but please ensure that you do not leave any…

Playing games and solving puzzles 382 messages

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

2017 Category Challenge 299 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…

The Green Dragon 261 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 192 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…

Talk about LibraryThing 189 messages

General catch-all for LibraryThing related discussions

Club Read 2017 142 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…

2017 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES) 140 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…

Name that Book 130 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…

Bug Collectors 92 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.…

Book talk 71 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…

Read it, Track it! (& 2017 12 x 12 Challenge) 68 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…

Mystery and Suspense 58 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…

Science Fiction Fans 50 messages

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

Gardens & Books 46 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…

1001 Books to read before you die 44 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.

Literary Snobs 43 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…

BookBalloon 41 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.…

What Are You Reading Now? 40 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.

Off-topic 38 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.

Easton Press Collectors 37 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.

Needlearts 34 messages

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

100 Books in 2017 Challenge 30 messages

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

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…

George Macy devotees 26 messages

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

Virago Modern Classics 24 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…

The Weird Tradition 21 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,…

Fine Press Forum 18 messages

This group is for those who want to discuss topics related to Fine Presses past (Golden Cockerel, Limited Editions Club, etc.) and present (Arion Press, Barbarian Press, etc.) as well as companies like The Folio Society that issue fine or limited…

Hobnob with Authors 18 messages

This is a group for readers and authors to connect. AUTHORS: DO introduce yourself in the Author Introduction Thread, add yourself to our List of LT Authors by location, and then sit down and chat. Join the on-going discussions (they'll offer you…

Feminist Theory 17 messages

From Mary Wollstonecraft and Simone de Beauvoir to Judith Butler and bell hooks: a group for people who like thinking about the history, philosophy and politics of what it means to 'be' a 'woman'.

Spam Fighters! 17 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)

Combiners! 15 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…

Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing 14 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.

Canadian Bookworms 13 messages

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

Mystery and Suspense Extra! 13 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;…

FantasyFans 12 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.

New features 12 messages

This is a group for LibraryThing staff to announce and discuss new features and other improvements with members. Unlike every other group, we discourage starting new topics, unless you've actually developed a new feature (with or without our help).…

Tattered but still lovely 12 messages

We treasure old and sometimes obscure literature. We find that the language is rich, and the points of view are quirky and still entertaining. I've pencilled a dashed line somewhere in the 1950s to separate 'old' and 'modern.' We'll list some of our…

Early Reviewers 10 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…

For BookCrossers: Reduce MTBR 2017 Challenge 10 messages

This challenge is for all BookCrossers who would like to reduce MTBR, which refers to our mountain of to-be-read books! We've successfully run this challenge for the past three years and we're ready to attack MTBR again in 2017. Here is how it…

Cookbookers 9 messages

Cookbook collectors

Recommend Site Improvements 9 messages

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

Crime, Thriller & Mystery 8 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,…

Romance - from historical to contemporary 8 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…

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.

List Five Books Parlour Game 6 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?

History at 30,000 feet: The Big Picture 5 messages

A place for discussing history in general. Why do you read history? What does it mean to you? How do you approach various interpretations of the past? What are the limits in trying to understand past peoples and periods? How do you think about…

Hogwarts Express 4 messages

Welcome to the Hogwarts Express, where Harry Potter fans of all ages gather to discuss the series and, well, just about anything else! If you're joining us for the first time, welcome! We love hearing from new members, and love it even more when…

 

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