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I'm on LibraryThing!



I just joined a few days days ago, and I'm still playing around with it a bit. Any of you out there Library Thingers? If so, got any tips for a newbie? I've joined a few groups and edited my profile to make it more "me." Feel free to send me a friend invite. I'm also curious about the Library Thing Early Review program--I saw a few things on the list that look interesting. What's your experience been with it, if at all? (ie, how long have you been doing it, how often do you receive what you request, how much do you like/ dislike them?).

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Anonymous said…
I just left you a note on your LibraryThing profile, but welcome. I recommend perusing some of the Talk threads to see all the great stuff Tim & Co. have done with LT.
Bonnie said…
I have been a LT member for close to a year and love the site! I just posted a note to you and invited you to be a friend. Check out the groups and what others have in common in their libraries.
The Early Reviewers program is great. It may take awhile to get selected to review a book but by being active on the site, adding books and reviews to your library helps your chances to be chosen. When you are chosen, make sure that you add the book to your library and post a review after you read the book. Have fun!

I am adding your site to my blog list. I just started my own blog last month.
Serena said…
I am also on library thing and sign up for the early reviewers books, though I have yet to receive a copy yet. However, it could be because I am new to the site and the program.

I did send you a friend invite.
Anna Claire said…
It took me about four months of regularly requesting books through Early Reviewers to finally be selected to receive one. Then, I somehow received a book every single month for the next four months. I have no idea why this is. I received The Lace Reader, The 19th Wife, the newest Dennis LeHane book and one other that I can't remember. I haven't actually *finished* any of them yet; I get sidetracked by other books easily!

But supposedly if you review the ones you get, you're more likely to get more!

Love your blog, BTW.
Danielle said…
I really like LT (and did you join the early reviewers program?). I still need to finish loading the rest of my books, but I'm lazy as the books are downstairs and my computer upstairs and I hate dragging armfuls up and down stairs.
Terri B. said…
I LOVE LibraryThing! They just keep improving it too. I've been with the Early Reviewers Program for about a year and I'm very happy with it. I've received several books to review and I recommend joining.
Teddy Rose said…
I've looked at LT a few times, but with the size of my TBR, if I wanted to transfer it all on there, I would have to pay a fee.

I use Good Reads instead. It's totally free and I love it.
Anonymous said…
I've enjoyed Librarything a lot, though I use it exclusively to list books I started to read last year. (It would be a nightmare trying to transfer everything.) The groups really make it a worthwhile venture for me, though I'm hesitating to pay for a membership currently.
Welcome to LT! I frequent the ARC Junkie, Early Reviewer and Read YA Lit threads.

I list books as I read them, not as a I get them.
Donald Capone said…
I believe I signed up for LT a long time ago; I have to see if I can remember my login. Have you tried goodreads.com? That's a pretty happening place, too.

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