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75 Books Challenge for 2019 1,940 messages

Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2019. 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…

2019 Category Challenge 379 messages

Welcome to the 2019 Category Challenge, where the only rule is there are no rules. What are the categories? Whatever you like! The point is for you to figure out what you want to get out of your reading year: Do you want to make progress on some of…

Playing games and solving puzzles 351 messages

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

The Green Dragon 303 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 275 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…

Club Read 2019 249 messages

Welcome to Club Read 2019! This year we are celebrating 11 years as a reading community! We are a wonderfully eclectic group of readers who are varied and thoughtful in our reading. We like to log/journal our reading, and enjoy following what others…

Talk about LibraryThing 195 messages

General catch-all for LibraryThing related discussions

Name that Book 187 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…

Fine Press Forum 162 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…

Book Discussion :The Armada Boy by Kate Ellis 110 messages

This is the group for the book discussion by the Mystery and Suspense Group of The Armada Boy by Kate Ellis, which is the second book in The Wesley Peterson Series. All are welcome to join the discussion whether you are a member of the Mystery and…

2019 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES) 93 messages

Together in 2018 we read nearly 4,000 of our own books and reached our goal for the fourth 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…

Folio Society devotees 89 messages

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

Book talk 76 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! 55 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…

Bug Collectors 50 messages

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

Science Fiction Fans 48 messages

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

What Are You Reading Now? 46 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.

100 Books in 2019 Challenge 29 messages

Who is up for a real challenge? Here's the group for those of us looking to push ourselves to read 100 books in 2019! The group is open to anyone who wants to join - feel free to start your own thread and start reading and reviewing to your heart's…

Needlearts 29 messages

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

Mystery and Suspense 27 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…

Combiners! 26 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…

Movie Lovers Plus 2 25 messages

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

Off-topic 24 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.

Literary Snobs 23 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…

The Weird Tradition 22 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,…

Easton Press Collectors 20 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.

George Macy devotees 19 messages

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

Spam Fighters! 19 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)

1001 Books to read before you die 18 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.

Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing 16 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.

FantasyFans 16 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.

List Five Books Parlour Game 16 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?

Legacy Libraries 15 messages

A group for those interested and involved in entering the personal libraries of famous readers into LibraryThing as Legacy Libraries. For discussions of the libraries of those still among the living, head on over to the "Other Peoples' Libraries"…

Cats, books, life is good. 14 messages

For book-loving ailurophiles and cat-loving bibliophiles.

50 Book Challenge 13 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…

Reading Globally 13 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…

Mystery and Suspense Extra! 12 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;…

Gothic Literature 11 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…

Crime, Thriller & Mystery 9 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,…

Gardens & Books 9 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…

Hogwarts Express 9 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…

Welcome to LibraryThing! 9 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…

Non-Fiction Readers 8 messages

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

Sustainability 8 messages

Mostly about books on the environment, ecology and sustainable living. But it is also about... antiglobalization, biocentrism, biodiversity, cultural imperialism, culture, david suzuki, deep ecology, deforestation, ecocriticism, ecoculture,…

BookBalloon 7 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.…

Early Reviewers 7 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…

Frequently Asked Questions 7 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.

Ballantine Adult Fantasy 6 messages

Dedicated to the iconic and fascinating series of novels released between 1969 and 1974 thanks to publishers Ian and Betty Ballantine and editor Lin Carter. Without whom a great deal of excellent fantasy might have been forgotten. There are quite a…

Cookbookers 6 messages

Cookbook collectors

Hobnob with Authors 5 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…

Monthly Author Reads 5 messages

This is a group where we highlight one author a month with each month's author decided by group members' suggestions. During that month, you can read one or more books by the author or just jump in to discuss books you have already read by her or…

Romance - from historical to contemporary 5 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…

TBR Challenge 5 messages

This is a challenge where you pick 12 books that have been sitting on your shelves (or your mental list) for quite some time -- preferrably 6+ months, but that's not *required* -- and you read one book each month, for a year. The challenge begins…

Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies 4 messages

A great biography or memoir can be just as enthralling as any great work of fiction, so please tell your favorites and let's share the wealth.

 

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