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What Are You Reading Now?

4,857 members

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.

1001 Books to read before you die

3,098 members

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.

Books off the Shelf Challenge

361 members

If you have books on your shelves that you have been meaning to read, but never quite get to because something new is always catching your eye, this challenge is for you. Set a target for the number…

What did YOU buy today?

391 members

A place for you to share your latest book purchases, even when they're breaking the bank.

The Prizes

381 members

Pulitzer, Booker, Nobel, Orange, PEN-Faulkner, Booker International, Whitbread, Hugo, Edgar, Nebula, etc. A place to discuss the merits and failures of the choices made for literary prizes and…

Bestsellers over the Years

93 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…

Written in Stone - The Literary Cemetery

90 members

Keep up to date with deaths in the literary world. Whether someone is a playwright, poet, Pulitzer Prize winner or Pulp fiction writer their passing will be recorded here. For more information on…

Unread Support Group

100 members

For those finding it difficult to break down their "Unread" book pile. This may be because you just love acquiring new books and constantly replenish your Unread pile. Or you may be too busy with…

Most Disturbing Books

75 members

This group was inspired by a thread which asked LTers what they thought are the most disturbing books they've read. That inspired the creation of the MostDisturbingBooks profile and book catalog. If…

Too Obscure

48 members

If you're an eclectic reader, you'll have a high "obscurity" rating on the Fun Statistics page. That means you'll seldom, if ever, show up on someone's weighted Users With Your Books list. Do you…

Undiscovered Gems

41 members

Just read a great book and then realised that few (if any) other people have it listed on LT? Want to share the truly great author that you have discovered but nobody else has heard of? Do it here!…

501 Must-Read Books

10 members

A group devoted to the work edited by Emma Beare and cited here: http://www.librarything.com/work/1888246 Here is a link to the list of 501 must-read books. This volume is categorized into sections…

1010 Category Challenge (Dormant)

252 members

Welcome! This group is set up for those who want to read 10 categories in 2010. How many books you want to read in each category is ENTIRELY up to you. After a bit of discussion, some of us have…

Le Groupe des Mignon Photos (Dormant)

349 members

Books that made me think (Dormant)

1,129 members

Read a book that changed your thoughts, your habits, your life? Share it here!!

Club Read 2013 (Dormant)

180 members

Welcome to Club Read 2013! As for the past several years, we are a group of serious readers who are varied and thoughtful in our reading and would like to log/journal publicly our 2013 reading. The…

75 Books Challenge for 2008 (Dormant)

137 members

In end-of-the-year posts on the 50 Book Challenge, many members found that they had read more than 50 and wanted to challenge themselves to read even more in 2008. I thought about making this a 100…

Club Read 2010 (Dormant)

105 members

A group of serious readers who are varied and thoughtful in their reading and would like to log/journal publicly their 2010 reading. And for those of us who like to follow what other LTers are…

Book Listers UNITE! (Dormant)

69 members

How many book lists are there floating around out there? The "1001 list" tells us we're literary failures, the "banned book" list tells us we're rebels, and now there's the "EW 100 New Classics"…

The Well-Educated Mind by Susan Wise-Bauer (Dormant)

122 members

I finished the Well-Educated Mind after an eight year journey the list. It was a pleasure to finish it in November 2011, and I love encouraging other through this valuable journey.

Top 100 Novels of All time (Dormant)

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…

Lists (Dormant)

32 members

This is a group to post your "lists" -- bibliographies. For instance, * "top ten feminist science fiction novels" * "must-have reference about Garibaldi & the red shirts" * "best mysteries based on…

Underappreciated Books and Authors (Dormant)

89 members

A place to trumpet the heretofore unheralded merits of your favorite book or author. For every bestselling author, there are probably 100 who write beautifully but labor in relative obscurity. Let's…

Readers Against Struggling Through Books We Hate (Dormant)

51 members

"Well, I might as well finish it," you may find yourself saying, "after all, I've gotten this far." Precisely this thought brings us to your rescue: If you're sure you won't like it, put it down! Why…

Reading Great Books (Dormant)

43 members

This group is for discussing the goal of reading the books that are considered "Great".

Desert Island Books (Dormant)

27 members

A place to list your favorite authors or books.

Reprint Please! (Dormant)

44 members

List the books you'd love to see back in Print! Publishing Houses take note! Share with us who, what, and why! Feel free to also post books you feel are becoming "Endangered Species", and books that…

Wishlist of Authors (Dormant)

19 members

Authors we hope to see on LibraryThing! Post your wishlist of authors! LibraryThing Authors List LibraryThing's 100 author blog post Author Websites: Amy Tan, Gail Tsukiyama, Audrey Niffenegger,…

Wish List (Dormant)

22 members

What books haven't you read, that are making you salivate just thinking about them?

BookerPrize_ReadingGroup (Dormant)

11 members

The Yahoo! Groups BookerPrize reading group This group reads books that have won or has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (now the Man Booker Prize) since its inception in 1969, as well as books…

Reading through the Pulitzer Prize Winners (Dormant)

16 members

A group dedicated to reading the winners of the Pulitzer Prize. At first I thought to limit it to the Fiction winners, but I think it will be interesting to keep the group broad across all the…

To List or Not to List (now that it's a feature) (Dormant)

9 members

For discussions/questions/comments about particular lists in the lists feature. Also for general discussions of the feature as it currently exists. If you're discussing a particular list, include the…

ITCanon (Dormant)

5 members

As suggested by http://theotherthomasotter.wordpress.com/2006/11/14/a-new-canon-understanding-it/ this is a listing of the The best books to read in IT

Giller Prize Reading Group (Dormant)

5 members

Discussions about books who win or are shortlisted for the Giller Prize

Kiriyama Prize Readers (Dormant)

2 members

Discussion about the books that are recognized by the Kiriyama Prize

Crystallizing Books (Dormant)

1 member

One's defining books: crystallizing, seminal and nostalgic.

 

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