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Science Fiction Fans

5,464 members

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

Hogwarts Express

2,206 members

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…

The Green Dragon

3,442 members

Tolkien, Fantasy, SciFi, mythology - any and all books of wonder! Virtual ale & lively funny lusty chat - join us at LibraryThing's best pub! This group is known as one of the busiest and most…

FantasyFans

3,568 members

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.

Historical Fiction

3,606 members

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

Romance - from historical to contemporary

2,322 members

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…

Crime, Thriller & Mystery

3,639 members

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,…

Le Salon du peuple pour le peuple

355 members

Le Salon focuses its sights primarily upon book banter on Classic Literature and Chatter. They like (and loathe) literary lists and music and movies and personal reflections on such. They also talk…

Thing(amabrarian)s That Go Bump in the Night

680 members

For devotees of the horror genre and all things from the dark side of literature. Vampires and werewolves and demons... Oh My!

Comics

1,101 members

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.

All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans

692 members

If you're a fan of Terry Pratchett, then this is the group for you! Whether you're young or old, pull up a chair, hand over a banana to the Librarian and get handed a book in return. With any luck…

Children's Fiction

1,355 members

For children's fiction readers of all ages. Talk about what you like and what you hate.

The Weird Tradition

307 members

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…

King's Dear Constant Readers

393 members

a group for fans of the work of Stephen King. Discuss his work or study references in his work to his magnum opus "The Dark Tower"-series

Time Travel, Alternate Histories and Parallel Worlds

388 members

Time Travel, Alternate Histories and Parallel Worlds - My favorite Science-Fiction sub-genres.

Vampire Fiction

717 members

This group is for people in love with vampire fiction - whether it's romance, fantasy, sci-fi, horror or something else. Share your recommendations with the group!

Weird Fiction

517 members

"for all fantastic literature - fantasy, SF, horror and all the stuff that won't fit neatly into slots" Authors like H.P Lovecraft, M John Harrison, Mervyn Peake, China Mieville. Sci-fi, Horror,…

British & Irish Crime Fiction

461 members

For fans of British & Irish crime fiction in all its many guises - Ian Rankin, Lindsey Davis, P.D. James, Dorothy L. Sayers, Georgette Heyer, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and many many more. We include…

Harry Potter/Hunger Games/Twilight/Every Series You Know You Love

154 members

This Group is for the lovers of any good book. I know ground breaking stuff. What I mean is you don't have to love a certain book to join. Once you are part of this group you don't have to agree with…

Hardboiled / Noir Crime Fiction

405 members

For the fan of noir and hardboiled mysteries, in book and film: whether you love Hammett, Chandler, Ross MacDonald and the pulp fiction they sprang from; Graham Greene's noirish entertainments (and…

Group Reads - Sci-Fi

118 members

We hope to establish a river of Sci-Fi to be read on the way to the Sea of Understanding. Hopefully we will come to the Sea in the barks of excellence which is the current fleet of Sci-Fi masterworks…

Cozy Mysteries

348 members

For those who don't mind finding a body in the library as long as the blood doesn't get on the carpet...

San Diego Bibliophiles

168 members

This is a general discussion forum in relation to books and reading for anyone in the San Diego County area. So, please join and make this group flourish!

Spies & Spy Fiction

124 members

From Eric Ambler to Alan Furst. The literature of espionage and the covert operative.

Christian Fiction

204 members

For anyone out there who loves to read Christian Fiction. This group is for Christian Fiction Book Club Members, church Librarians, and those who just love to read good, clean, wonderful books!

SF, horror and Fantasy Romance

351 members

Hey, why not. For those of us who enjoy Laurel K Hamilton, Catherine Asaro, Mercedes Lackey and others of that ilk The image is from Stephanie Pui-Mun Law its actually from a Romance Role playing…

Bestsellers over the Years

87 members

I want to see how old fiction bestsellers have stood the test of time in the past 60 years or so. I will enter the ten bestsellers from a selected year and then look up to see how many are owned…

Jim Butcher

133 members

A group for fans of Jim's work to talk about him and his collected works. Including his series the Dresden Files starring Harry Dresden, and Codex Alera.

THE ANYTHING CULINARY BOOK GROUP

129 members

Food is a magnet....It draws visitors to the kitchen, and readers to a book whether it is a cookbook with tremendous recipes, cozy mysteries with a talented cook, or a novel about a family eating in…

Doctor Who

282 members

for collectors/fans of Doctor Who related fiction

The Drones Club (all things P.G. Wodehouse)

224 members

Aunts, cow creamers, Drones, policemen's helmets, prize pigs, and whatsits.

Lovers of the Paranormal

202 members

This is a forum where people who love reading paranormal fiction can talk about what they are reading, make recommendations and have chats about their favorite books!

friends of Maugham

82 members

for readers who love writings of W. Somerset Maugham and anyone who wants to communicate about them or the writer himself

Naval History and Fiction

162 members

A group for those with an interest in naval history, naval fiction and tales of sailing.

Jewish Fiction

111 members

What with all the great Jewish writers through the centuries, lets start a discussion of Jewish Fiction. Which books are your favorites? Which writer is your favorite...Philip Roth, Saul Bellow,…

Top 100 Novels of All time

106 members

Some time ago I decided I wanted to read the top 100 novels of all time. Naturally opinions on what the top novels are differs from reader to reader so I decided to get a little more scientific about…

Scandinavian detectives and thrillers

63 members

In the seventies the Sweden couple Maj SJOEWALL en Per Wahlöo were famous. Nowadays a whole new group of authors from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland has come forward. One of the most…

Once a Month Zombie Reads

54 members

WARNING!! Just like Zombies appearing to be alive, this group's title may be misleading! That's right we are not all about Zombies, We have many eclectic interests and are just trying to find some…

Girls Fiction

96 members

For fans of children and young adults books intended for a primarily girls readership. Think boarding school, ballet, horses, Meg Cabot, Paula Danziger, Chalet School . . . .

Series junkies

25 members

Do you love reading mystery series for the comfort and pleasure of revisiting know people and places? Do you seem to have a lot more books part of a series than stand-alones in your library? Then…

Atheist Fiction

40 members

As I have found few working resources available online that lists any, let alone a comprehensive, information on "atheist fiction," I've opted to explore it here.

Snooping through Shelves of Fictional Characters

20 members

Do you often wonder what the reading lists or libraries of certain fictional bookworms might be? Would you like to recommend books to your favorite or current-reading fictional characters (whether…

Help! I'm in love with a fictional character!

13 members

Oh, don't you deny it. Whether it's the archetypal knight in shining armor like Aragorn of "Lord of the Rings" or the dark, brooding anti-hero like Lestat of "Interview with a Vampire," you simply…

History of the Novel

1 member

Post recommendations and reflections on the history of the novel, in British, European, American, and World literature. Where did the novel come from, and why? What are the best novels of the past…

Paranormal 999 Challenge (Dormant)

64 members

9 books in 9 different categories, all read in 2009. For an added challenge, try completing your books by 9/9/09! This group is to help you track your progress on the Paranormal 999 challenge You…

Aboard the Jolly Roger (Dormant)

82 members

Ahoy! Welcome aboard the Jolly Roger, property o' the late Captain James Hook, and very generously donated for our use by the one and only Peter Pan. Here we be devoted to the discussin' o' books o'…

British & Irish Children's Fiction (Dormant)

116 members

That would be British & Irish fiction for children, rather than fiction for British & Irish children. :-) It can be narrowed if the group proves too big or unfocused, but for the time being assume…

Christian Historical Fiction (Dormant)

84 members

A place to discuss your favorite Christian Historical Fiction books and their authors. If you enjoy Catherine Palmer, Ruth Axtell Morren, Liz Curtis Higgs, Lawana Blackwell, Diane Noble, Tracie…

Slipstream (Dormant)

69 members

A place to discuss the category of fiction termed 'slipstream' by SF author Bruce Sterling, a kind of fiction that makes you feel very strange. See slipstream tag info. See Sterling's and Person's…

Alternative Fiction (Dormant)

70 members

All so known as Speculative Fiction. Includes science fiction, fantasy, horror fiction, supernatural fiction, alternate history, and magic realism. Welcome all to the group of "What if?"

Positively Not Potter (Dormant)

51 members

If you love children's fantasy fiction and you remember a time before Potter, this group is for you. Diana Wynne Jones, Mary Wesley, Edward Eager, John Bellairs, E. Nesbit, Noel Langley, Tove…

Blank Generation (Dormant)

63 members

Fans of subversive fiction from the 80s to the present. Think Brett Easton Ellis, Mary Gaitskill, Douglas Coupland, Chuck Palahniuk, Kathy Acker, Dennis Cooper, Jay McInerney, etc.

Adventure Classics (Dormant)

55 members

For classic adventuring literature. This includes books by Robert E Howard, HP Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Lord Dunsany, Edgar Rice Burroughs, HG Wells, Jules Vernes, and others of that era. Pulp…

Vampires: Children of the Night (Dormant)

57 members

Fact or fiction or somewhere in between.

Pulitzer Fiction Challenge (Dormant)

14 members

I joined the newbery challenge and it inspired me to start a similar group for Pulitzer winning fiction. The goal of this group is to read all of the fiction winners. There are currently 82! The 83rd…

Contemporary Fiction (Dormant)

52 members

Nostalgia is always around to tell us things aren't as good as they used to be. Society is going down the drain, the youth today has no values at all, and would you just take a look at the kind of…

Slashy Fantasy (Dormant)

56 members

A group for slashy (queer themed) fantasy books, and their readers. (The picture comes from the Japanese version of "Luck in the Shadows" by Lynn Flewelling. Characters are Seregil and Alec.)

Military Fiction (Dormant)

43 members

For those who enjoy reading books with a military theme. Any genre. Thriller, Science Fiction, Alternate History, Mystery, etc.

Gay Speculative Fiction (Dormant)

44 members

For readers and writers of GLBT Speculative Fiction

Literary Fiction (Dormant)

29 members

Does what it says on the label. Ideally, a forum where people can speak about non-genre fiction, regardless of when or where it was written. Fiction that treats 'the human condition', which doesn't…

Forgotten Realms Fans (Dormant)

27 members

This is a group for anyone who enjoys media tie-in fiction, particularly the Dungeons and Dragons Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting from Wizards of the Coast.

Inspirational Fiction (Dormant)

31 members

For those who like such authors as Francine River, Terri Blackstock, Karen Kingsbury and other excellent authors.

Biofiction (Dormant)

14 members

Biographical and autobiographical fiction is a fascinating area of writing. What's true? What's made up for dramatic purposes? What really happened to all the characters? If you read Laura Ingalls…

Dark Fantasy (Dormant)

24 members

This is a group for all those dark fiction and fantasy books that are not really horror, not really pure fantasy and just don't quite sit anywhere comfortably.

Fans Of Women's Fiction (Dormant)

14 members

For all those who love reading women's fiction, from Maeve Binchy and Joanna Trollope, to Jodi Picoult and Philippa Gregory.

Fictional Science (Dormant)

7 members

There are 1000's of non-fiction books about science. Theree are 10,000's of books about science fiction. Is there a genre that could be called Fictional Science. Are there authors out there that are…

Doting on Deborah Moggach (Dormant)

4 members

A haven for those of us with a penchant for all things Moggach.

NaJuReMoNoMo (Dormant)

2 members

National Just Read More Novels Month Every January read as many novels as you can. The rules are very simple: 1. Must Be A Novel. Works of fiction only, please. Memoirs, non-fiction, how-to books,…

Parapsychology (Dormant)

6 members

A term coined by psychologist Max Dessoir and popularized as a replacement for the earlier term "psychical research". "Parapsychology is a discipline that seeks to investigate the existence and…

NYC 20s/30s Writers Group NYC 20s/30s Writers Group (Dormant)

4 members

We are two writers in our mid-late 20s looking for other NYC-based writers in theirs 20s-30s to join our group! We want to meet twice a month or more to discuss each other's work. We are happy to…

Korean Authors and Literature (Dormant)

1 member

Discussion about Korean authors and literature. Please ONLY post topics of this nature here.

Heroes of Olympus and The Kane Chronicles Club (Dormant)

3 members

This a club for Heroes of Olympus and The Kane Chronicles Fan Club

Pure Fiction for teens (Dormant)

2 members

This is a group of teens who like fiction. Thats the name. Pure fiction for teens

Philosophical Fiction (Dormant)

15 members

For anyone who thinks philosophy and fiction can sometimes make the the truest story. A place to discuss and offer insights.

Slashy Novels (Dormant)

9 members

Boy meets boy.

historical scientific fiction (Dormant)

4 members

Like Noah Gordan's THE PHYSICIAN

Fiction Reading (Dormant)

1 member

I would like to form a book club were members vote to read a book and get toghether online to discuss a book (chapter by chapter).

Hard Boiled Detectives - crime and mystery novels (Dormant)

6 members

This is for all fans of hardboiled detectives. Ancient and Modern. Whether you like Nero Wolfe's laconic sidekick Archie, Kinky Friedman's self spoofed Kinkster, Marcus Didius Falco spying in ancient…

Transmedia Narratives (Dormant)

1 member

This group is for readers/authors/everyone in between, who is intereseted in, and would like to discuss, the emergence of transmedia narratives. I identify these according to Henry Jenkins'…

Literatura de la Guerra Civil Español (Dormant)

2 members

Novels whose plot is about the Spanish Civil War.

elementary teachers using canadian literature (Dormant)

2 members

A place for educators to recommend children's literature for others to use in classrooms from kindergarten to Grade 7 and how they use these books in their classrooms.

 

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