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75 Books Challenge for 2017 3,318 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…

Book Discussion - The Forbidden Tomb by Chris Kuzneski 533 messages

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

The Green Dragon 392 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…

2017 Category Challenge 310 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…

Talk about LibraryThing 281 messages

General catch-all for LibraryThing related discussions

Playing games and solving puzzles 280 messages

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

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…

Pro and Con 174 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 2017 161 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…

Folio Society devotees 147 messages

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

Gardens & Books 124 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…

Read it, Track it! (& 2017 12 x 12 Challenge) 94 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 88 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…

Name that Book 81 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…

Early Reviewers 64 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…

Easton Press Collectors 63 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.

Science Fiction Fans 56 messages

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

Book talk 55 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…

100 Books in 2017 Challenge 52 messages

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

What Are You Reading Now? 49 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.

Combiners! 46 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…

George Macy devotees 43 messages

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

Needlearts 43 messages

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

Bug Collectors 37 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.…

Off-topic 32 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.

Mystery and Suspense Extra! 31 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;…

Literary Snobs 30 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…

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 25 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.

Hogwarts Express 23 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…

Library of America Subscribers 21 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…

Reading Through Time 20 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 20 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…

Booklikers on LibraryThing 19 messages

This is a group where members of Booklikes can gather and try to help each other figure out what they're doing on LibraryThing.

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)

The Weird Tradition 18 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,…

Non-Fiction Readers 17 messages

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

Canadian Bookworms 16 messages

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

Girlybooks 16 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!)

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?

Crime, Thriller & Mystery 15 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,…

CBC's Canada Reads Fans 13 messages

This group is for discussing the Canada Reads Contest which is sponsored by CBC Canada and is described at: http://www.cbc.ca/canadareads/index.html At the site…

Orange January/July 13 messages

This group is for participants of the Orange January and Orange July reading event. Orange January/July is a personal challenge to read at least one book that has won or been nominated for the Orange Prize. It is open to all readers! Please come…

One LibraryThing, One Book 12 messages

Beginning October 2013, LibraryThing is sponsoring a new reading group, inspired by "One City, One Book" and "The Big Read," and designed to bring LibraryThing together as a community to read and talk about one book a month: fiction, non-fiction,…

Recommend Site Improvements 11 messages

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

FantasyFans 10 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 10 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.

Christianity 9 messages

Readers and book owners interested in Christianity, theology, the Bible, etc...

2017 Books 8 messages

To see how many books you can read in the year 2017. The long and short of it: Are you reading? We want to hear about it! :)

BookBalloon 8 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 8 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.

For BookCrossers: Reduce MTBR 2017 Challenge 8 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…

Hobnob with Authors 8 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…

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…

Welcome to LibraryThing! 8 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…

Comics 7 messages

From 100 Bullets and Akira via DC and Judge Dredd, to Marvel through the Phantom and Tintin to Zot and all other things with pictures and words.

Tea! 7 messages

Tea drinkers everywhere, unite!

Historical Fiction 6 messages

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

TBR Challenge 6 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…

Writer-readers 6 messages

For those who create as well as consume. A group to share thoughts and books from a writer's perspective.

 

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