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75 Books Challenge for 2018 1,511 messages

Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2018. 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…

Talk about LibraryThing 537 messages

General catch-all for LibraryThing related discussions

Book Discussion : Prayer For The Dead by James Oswald 346 messages

This is the group for the book discussion by the Mystery and Suspense Group of Prayer For The Dead by James Oswald which is Book 5 in the Inspector McLean Series. All are welcome to join in the discussion, but please ensure that you do not leave any…

Playing games and solving puzzles 322 messages

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

2018 Category Challenge 311 messages

Welcome to the 2018 Category Challenge! What are the categories? It’s up to you! You can set as many categories as you like, in whatever genres you like. You can set minimum numbers of books to read in each category, or you can fill them up as the…

Folio Society devotees 204 messages

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

Club Read 2018 154 messages

Welcome to Club Read 2018! This year we are celebrating 10 years as a reading community! We are a group of readers who are varied and thoughtful in our reading. We like to log/journal our reading, and enjoy following what others in the group are…

Name that Book 143 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…

The Green Dragon 139 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…

Book talk 117 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…

Pro and Con 117 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…

2018 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES) 98 messages

Together in 2017 we read over 3,000 of our own books and reached our goal for the third 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 Weird Tradition 73 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,…

Bug Collectors 58 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.…

BookBalloon 49 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.…

Easton Press Collectors 49 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 47 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 44 messages

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

1001 Books to read before you die 41 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.

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.

Read it, Track it! (& 12 x 12 Challenge) 37 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…

What Are You Reading Now? 31 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 2018 challenge 28 messages

For people who want to try to read 100 books in 2018

Crime, Thriller & Mystery 28 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,…

Hogwarts Express 27 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…

Movie Lovers Plus 2 27 messages

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

50 Book Challenge 26 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…

Virago Modern Classics 26 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…

Feminist Theory 21 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'.

Combiners! 20 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…

Needlearts 20 messages

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

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…

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)

George Macy devotees 17 messages

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

Mystery and Suspense Extra! 17 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;…

Pedants' corner 17 messages

The place for LT members who keep a piece of chalk in their handbags for correcting badly punctuated restaurant chalkboard menus. For members who would rather leave off their underwear than leave out an apostrophe. If you swear in court on a copy of…

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?

History Fans 14 messages

For all you self-proclaimed historians and history-buffs out there, who don't necessarily like or read historical fiction. Want to get a new book, not sure if the author was accurate or it's worth the money and want a second opinion? Join the group…

Gardens & Books 12 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…

FantasyFans 11 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.

Welcome to LibraryThing! 11 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…

Reading Books by Women 10 messages

Shine a light on female authors writing in any genre, style, period! Other groups of interest: Girlybooks Virago Modern Classics Persephone Readers Women of Mystery Orange January/July

Early Reviewers 9 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…

Girlybooks 9 messages

For people who make an effort to read books by and/or about women. Whether it's sci-fi, social sciences or literature, we support female writers and positive representations of women. (yes, male readers are welcome!)

Reading Globally 9 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…

Audiobooks 7 messages

There are simply some times when you can't use your hands to turn pages. When you get tired of trying to drive, knit, and cook while turning pages with your feet, you turn to the audiobook.

Military History 7 messages

A place to discuss books on military history and related topics.

Non-Fiction Readers 7 messages

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

BookCrossing 2018 Reduce MTBR and Other Challenges 6 messages

This group is for all BookCrossers who would like to reduce MTBR (mountain of to-be-read books) or participate in other BookCrossing-related challenges in 2018! Here is how it works: 1. Start a thread with your name as part of the title. 2. Declare…

Historical Fiction 5 messages

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

Library of America Subscribers 5 messages

Ahh, the joy of opening the little white box to see what the good editors sent. Does anyone else rip off the shrinkwrap and deeply inhale the fresh paper and ink, or is that just me? How about untucking the little ribbon so someone else…

Recommend Site Improvements 4 messages

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

 

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