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75 Books Challenge for 2018 1,440 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…

Book Discussion : Prayer For The Dead by James Oswald 378 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…

2018 Category Challenge 344 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…

Playing games and solving puzzles 294 messages

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

Talk about LibraryThing 288 messages

General catch-all for LibraryThing related discussions

The Green Dragon 202 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…

Folio Society devotees 197 messages

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

Club Read 2018 119 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…

Pro and Con 119 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 109 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…

2018 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES) 105 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 82 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,…

Book talk 64 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…

1001 Books to read before you die 52 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.

Bug Collectors 48 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.…

Easton Press Collectors 42 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.

Off-topic 37 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) 36 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…

100 books in 2018 challenge 35 messages

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

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.

Spam Fighters! 29 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)

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…

Science Fiction Fans 28 messages

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

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…

Literary Snobs 25 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…

BookBalloon 21 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.…

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…

Gothic Literature 17 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…

Hope Team 61 17 messages

A place for all our wild readers to share their voice!

Monthly Author Reads 17 messages

This is a group where we highlight one author a month with each month's author decided by group members' suggestions. During that month, you can read one or more books by the author or just jump in to discuss books you have already read by her or…

Mystery and Suspense 16 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…

Early Reviewers 15 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…

Cover Art 14 messages

For those interested in identifying & listing the cover artists for SF/F, Mystery, and other books, and in discussing the art.

Gardens & Books 14 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…

List Five Books Parlour Game 14 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?

Reading Globally 14 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…

Crime, Thriller & Mystery 13 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,…

Girlybooks 13 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!)

Movie Lovers Plus 2 13 messages

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

Needlearts 13 messages

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

History at 30,000 feet: The Big Picture 12 messages

A place for discussing history in general. Why do you read history? What does it mean to you? How do you approach various interpretations of the past? What are the limits in trying to understand past peoples and periods? How do you think about…

Canadian Literature 10 messages

Is there anyone out there interested in talking about Canadian literature exclusively? If so, let's start a group. First item onthe agenda. What would you say is the greatest Canadian novel?

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.

History Fans 10 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…

Library of America Subscribers 10 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…

Welcome to LibraryThing! 10 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…

Cats, books, life is good. 9 messages

For book-loving ailurophiles and cat-loving bibliophiles.

Fans of Russian authors 9 messages

A group for fans of Russian literature to discuss their favorite Russian works and authors. Recommend your favorites. Not necessary to have read them in the original language. Please post your comments in English.

Recommend Site Improvements 9 messages

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

Sustainability 9 messages

Mostly about books on the environment, ecology and sustainable living. But it is also about... antiglobalization, biocentrism, biodiversity, cultural imperialism, culture, david suzuki, deep ecology, deforestation, ecocriticism, ecoculture,…

Mystery and Suspense Extra! 8 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;…

Non-Fiction Readers 8 messages

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

OZ VBB - The Australian Virtual Book Box 8 messages

A Virtual Book Box for Australian Bookcrossing members. A list of available books can be found here (VBBOZ Books) and books that are in transit/owed are here (In Transit).

Reading Through Time 8 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…

British & Irish Crime Fiction 7 messages

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 detective novels, spy thrillers, comic crime…

Dewey Decimal Challenge 7 messages

Welcome one and all! The Challenge: Read a book from every Dewey Decimal category. This sounds like fun! How do I start? There's a list of the categories here. You can find the Dewey Decimal numbers of many books in the Details section of their LT…

George Macy devotees 7 messages

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

Reading Books by Women 7 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

Canadian Bookworms 5 messages

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

Military History 5 messages

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

 

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