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75 Books Challenge for 2020 2,373 messages

Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2020. 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 : A Dark and Twisted Tide by Sharon Bolton 468 messages

This is the group for the book discussion by the Mystery and Suspense Group of A Dark and Twisted Tide by Sharon Bolton, which is book 4 in the Lacey Flint Series. All are welcome to join in the discussion, but please ensure that you do not leave…

Folio Society devotees 395 messages

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

The Green Dragon 341 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…

2020 Category Challenge 265 messages

Welcome to the 2020 Category Challenge! What are the categories? Anything you want them to be! Each member’s challenge is going to be different. You can set as many categories as you like, in whatever genres you like. You can set minimum numbers…

Club Read 2020 248 messages

Welcome to Club Read 2020! This year we are celebrating 12 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…

Pro and Con 226 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…

Name that Book 182 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…

Talk about LibraryThing 117 messages

General catch-all for LibraryThing related discussions

2020 ROOT CHALLENGE 108 messages

Together in 2019 we well exceeded our goal with 3,300+ of our own books and reached our goal for the fifth 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…

Gothic Literature 100 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…

Playing games and solving puzzles 85 messages

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

Fine Press Forum 76 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…

Bug Collectors 65 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.…

What Are You Reading Now? 57 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.

Book talk 53 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! 53 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…

Recommend Site Improvements 50 messages

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

Easton Press Collectors 34 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.

1001 Books to read before you die 29 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.

Mystery and Suspense 29 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. Within the Group we will do (amongst others) a monthly Group Read voted on by members;…

Tattered but still lovely 27 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…

2020 BIG FAT BOOK CHALLENGE 26 messages

This is for those who like really Big Books, for books to qualify they MUST be over 500 or more pages. If this type of book is your bag then why not join and log your Big Books as you finish them.

Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing 25 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.

50 Book Challenge 24 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…

Librarians who LibraryThing 24 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!

The Silent Screen & Early Sound Film 22 messages

A place to talk about the silent cinema and early film in general.

100 Books in 2020 Challenge! 21 messages

Game on! Enjoy 100 reads in 2020!

Combiners! 18 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…

Castalia Library Collectors 16 messages

A group for those who collect limited edition leatherbound books published by Castalia Library. Also includes discussions of deluxe editions published by the Folio Society, Easton Press, and the Franklin Library.

Reading Globally 16 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…

Gardens & Books 15 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…

Spam Fighters! 15 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 15 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,…

BookCrossing 2020 Reduce MTBR and Other Challenges 14 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 2020! Here is how it works: 1. Start a thread with your name as part of the title. 2. Declare…

George Macy devotees 14 messages

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

Literary Snobs 13 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…

Science Fiction Fans 13 messages

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

Tea! 13 messages

Tea drinkers everywhere, unite!

Cookbookers 12 messages

Cookbook collectors

Off-topic 10 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.

Frequently Asked Questions 8 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.

Crime, Thriller & Mystery 7 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,…

List Five Books Parlour Game 7 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?

Mystery and Suspense Extra! 7 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;…

Needlearts 7 messages

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

Booze! 6 messages

Do your bookshelves out you as a drunk? Or just a connoisseur of the world's finer spirits? For those who like to read about alcohol as much as they like to drink it.

Early Reviewers 6 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…

Franklin Library Collectors 6 messages

For collectors of fine press, premium quality Franklin Library leather-bound books by Franklin Mint.

Library of America Subscribers 6 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…

BookBalloon 5 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.…

History Fans 5 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…

Military History 5 messages

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

Philosophy and Theory 5 messages

Broadly construed -- meaning traditional philosophy, be it classical, continental, or British; more modern philosophy and theory (American pragmatism, postmodernism and post-strucuralism, etc.), and hopefully philosophy outside the West as well…

Reading Through Time 5 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 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…

Canadian Bookworms 4 messages

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

Geeks who love the Classics 4 messages

For those of us who like reading and discussing the classics.

Read YA Lit 4 messages

For readers of young adult (YA) literature of all ages!


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