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75 Books Challenge for 2020 2,397 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…

The Green Dragon 531 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…

Book Discussion : A Dark and Twisted Tide by Sharon Bolton 428 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…

2020 Category Challenge 304 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…

Folio Society devotees 258 messages

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

Pro and Con 218 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 2020 216 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…

Name that Book 212 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 142 messages

General catch-all for LibraryThing related discussions

Gothic Literature 133 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…

Fine Press Forum 107 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…

Playing games and solving puzzles 88 messages

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

Book talk 83 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…

Bug Collectors 76 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.…

2020 ROOT CHALLENGE 72 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…

What Are You Reading Now? 52 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.

Read it, Track it! 37 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 2020 Challenge! 33 messages

Game on! Enjoy 100 reads in 2020!

Combiners! 33 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…

Easton Press Collectors 33 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.

Castalia Library Collectors 31 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.

1001 Books to read before you die 30 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.

Librarians who LibraryThing 30 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!

Mystery and Suspense 30 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;…

Recommend Site Improvements 28 messages

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

Tattered but still lovely 26 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…

Science Fiction Fans 24 messages

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

Gardens & Books 23 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…

Tea! 23 messages

Tea drinkers everywhere, unite!

Spam Fighters! 20 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 20 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,…

Feminist Theory 19 messages

From Mary Wollstonecraft and Simone de Beauvoir to Judith Butler and bell hooks: a group for people who like thinking about the history, philosophy and politics of what it means to 'be' a 'woman'.

2020 BIG FAT BOOK CHALLENGE 18 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.

50 Book Challenge 18 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…

Frequently Asked Questions 16 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.

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…

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…

Literary Snobs 14 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…

Early Reviewers 13 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…

Off-topic 13 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.

Cookbookers 12 messages

Cookbook collectors

Reading Through Time 12 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…

Girlybooks 11 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!)

Canadian Bookworms 9 messages

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

Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing 9 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.

Mystery and Suspense Extra! 9 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;…

Comics 8 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.

History Fans 8 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…

Read YA Lit 8 messages

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

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?

Non-Fiction Readers 7 messages

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

Hobnob with Authors 6 messages

This is a group for readers and authors to connect. AUTHORS: DO introduce yourself in the Author Introduction Thread, and then please sit down and chat. Join the on-going discussions (they'll offer you plenty of opportunities to talk about your…

Crime, Thriller & Mystery 5 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,…

Needlearts 5 messages

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

TinyCat 5 messages

Welcome to the official group for LibraryThing's online catalog for tiny libraries, TinyCat! This group is for questions, general discussions/feedback, recommendations and requests regarding TinyCat. If you think you found a bug, post a report to…

 

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