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What Are You Reading Now?

4,564 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.

50 Book Challenge

2,871 members

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,…

1001 Books to read before you die

2,875 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.

Name that Book

2,110 members

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…

75 Books Challenge for 2010

706 members

We had a great year in 2009, and now we want to do it again in 2010! Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2010. You don't have to begin on January 1. Last…

Early Reviewers

Standing group (no members)

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…

Le Groupe des Mignon Photos

361 members

Virago Modern Classics

501 members

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…

Legacy Libraries

564 members

A group for those interested and involved in entering the personal libraries of famous readers into LibraryThing as Legacy Libraries. For discussions of the libraries of those still among the living,…

List Five Books Parlour Game

233 members

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?

Books off the Shelf Challenge

354 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…

Rare, Old or Offbeat

714 members

A group for those cursed with collector manias of all kinds. Welcome to folks who just have to buy every scrap written by obscure symbolist poets, every cheesy gothic romance with great cover art,…

Books that made me think

1,126 members

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

Awful Lit.

626 members

Literature you can't stand, that was poorly written, that is all too cliche, that you hardly want to admit even touching...warn us before we make the same mistake! Or let's just create controversy.…

The Prizes

373 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…

Group Reads - Literature

337 members

This is a "support group" of sorts for those of us reading some of the major works of literature. Come here to share your thoughts, struggles and triumphs about the current book. Quote of the month:…

Monthly Author Reads

250 members

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

What did YOU buy today?

380 members

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

75 Books Challenge for 2008

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…

Dewey Decimal Challenge

151 members

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…

BookCrossers

374 members

A group for BookCrossers / BookCrossing.

Go Review That Book!

176 members

This is a simple idea aimed at encouraging people to read and/or review books from their own shelves whilst adding a spicy random factor to their reading. This is how it works: 1. Jump into the…

Author Theme Reads

153 members

This group is for readers who wish to focus on one author at a time, in an effort to understand the development of an author's writings, literary technique, and general viewpoints on life. There is…

Fifty States Fiction (or Nonfiction) Challenge

152 members

From sea to shining sea, from the mountains to the prairies to the oceans, white with foam, America offers something for everyone. Want to learn more about each state? This is the place to do it.…

Books Compared

247 members

Take reviewing a step further. Pick two books and compare them. Did you love one book and hate the other? Or love both despite (or because of) their differences? How was the subject matter similar?…

Unique Library Thing Book Group

130 members

A Group to bring people together through their unique books(media). A fun group to brag, not gloat, about having a book no one else on Library Thing has cataloged. Rules to brag, not gloat, about…

US Presidents Challenge (USPC)

124 members

Reading about all the former presidents will show what has lead up to the historical events that are being made in 2009. My sister and I are both members here and have an interest in history. We…

Teenage Book Nudgers

80 members

Based on the highly popular Book Nudgers Group, only for teens!

Alphabet Challenges

113 members

Welcome in the Alphabet Challenges group! This group is for anyone that wants to participate in an alphabet challenge. You can create your alphabet from the first letters of the books titles or from…

Book reviewers

191 members

Do you review books on LT or elsewhere? This is a list on the what, how and why of reviewing.

Reviews reviewed

99 members

If you have written reviews and would like to give and receive hints for improvement, join this group. Only members can post comments. We focus on the review rather than the reviewed book, on the…

The Europe Endless Challenge

92 members

Reading your way through all countries in Europe! Inspired by lindapanzo's Fifty States Challenge. This is a group for readers (from anywhere in the world) who want to read a work of non-fiction…

Bestsellers over the Years

91 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…

Someone explain it to me...

124 members

Maybe the book has been recommended to you over and over again. Or it's a classic. But every time you try to read it, it bores you, angers you, or fails to capture your interest. Luckily, there's…

Book talk

Standing group (no members)

Catch-all for book-related conversations. There may be a more specific group for your post: Name that Book is the place to go if you're having trouble remembering a book's name. The good folks there…

Reading the States

50 members

I'm going to be reading books about each of the states in the US. I'll read one fiction and one nonfiction per state, in alphabetical order no less! Please place your recommendations in an…

The Well-Educated Mind by Susan Wise-Bauer

120 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.

Favorite Bookstores

108 members

Recommendations for bookstores for out-of-towners. I have had occasion to do a bit of traveling lately. When I reach my hotel, I pull out the phone book and look under 'Books' (and related headings)…

Newbery Challenge

100 members

Our goal is to read every Newbery Medal and Honor book. Care to join us? For those of you who've already done it, want to do it again? Use the tag "Newbery Challenge" to note which Medal and Honor…

Can you recommend.....

91 members

Are you looking for a good book on a particular subject? Leave your wishes here and if another reader can suggest a good title, they can tell you...

Book Listers UNITE!

66 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"…

75 Books Challenge for 2009 (Dormant)

543 members

After a successful 2008 challenge group, most of us wanted to do it again. So here's the place! Anyone can join. Just start a thread and begin listing the books you have read in 2009. You don't have…

999 Challenge (Dormant)

273 members

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

1010 Category Challenge (Dormant)

255 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…

Club Read 2009 (Dormant)

114 members

A group of serious readers who are varied and thoughtful in their reading and would like to log/journal publicly their 2009 reading. And for those of us who like to follow what other LTers are…

Club Read 2010 (Dormant)

109 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 Nudgers (Dormant)

179 members

Compulsive book buyers always have shelves full of "to be reads". Why not invite help from fellow LibraryThingers when it comes to that tricky decision of exactly what to read next? Step One: Select…

100 Books in 2009 Challenge (Dormant)

76 members

For anyone who has read beyond the 50 and/or the 75 book challenges and would like to aim for 100 or more. Renamed. Why? http://www.librarything.com/topic/81371.

100 Books in 2010 Challenge (Dormant)

73 members

Renamed. Why? http://www.librarything.com/topic/81371

888 Challenge (Dormant)

72 members

This is a challenge for 2008 to read eight books in eight categories for a total of 64 books. You can have up to 8 books that span more than one category (thereby reducing the total to 56.) I "stole"…

The Highly-Rated Book Group (Dormant)

119 members

Welcome to the The Highly-Rated Book Group, one of the most unique and well-read book groups on LibraryThing! The Highly-Rated Book Group strives to present books to its members which represent…

Group Reads - Sci-Fi (Dormant)

121 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…

Reading Resolutions (Dormant)

85 members

It's 2012! Happy New Year, time to get reading...

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…

The Literati (Dormant)

49 members

A literary society for the Internets. Established in 2007 with over 32 members in 8 countries world-wide! Psst, new members, tell me where you're from in the Intro Thread so that I can put more dots…

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…

Underappreciated Books and Authors (Dormant)

92 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…

Project 1929 (Dormant)

42 members

Throughout 2009, we plan to read some books that were published 80 years ago. We've come up with a pretty comprehensive list of titles that were, to the best of our knowledge, published in 1929.…

Most Disturbing Books (Dormant)

74 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…

Broke! (Dormant)

68 members

Are you ecstatic when you find trade paperbacks for fifty cents at a yard sale? Do you get depressed in bookstores (so much you want, and so little cash)? Does most of the staff at the local library…

Unread Support Group (Dormant)

61 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…

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…

Too Obscure (Dormant)

46 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…

Reading Great Books (Dormant)

44 members

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

Undiscovered Gems (Dormant)

42 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!…

How has LibraryThing affected your reading? (Dormant)

31 members

I was just noticing how much more I am reading and with how much more focus and direction. While I was picking books at random in the used book store, now I am going with a list of books I want and…

Judaica (Dormant)

105 members

Collectors of Jewish-themed/Judaica books.

Esoterica (Dormant)

73 members

A place for those with a broad scope of interests, who enjoy the mainstream as well as its tributaries, who enjoy all sorts of books but none in particular.

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…

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…

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…

100 Books in 2010 (Dormant)

7 members

Challenge yourself to read 100 books in 2010. Renamed. Why? http://www.librarything.com/topic/81371.

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

Throw One Back (Dormant)

1 member

A book swap for missions

 

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