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Subject: Forum/Club Suggestion
Date Posted: 2/17/2009 11:23 AM ET
Member Since: 6/13/2007
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I just emailed PBS and suggested they have a new tool/feature that allows us members to see what other members are reading, just read and/or will be reading and the availability to discuss them as if/like we would in a Book Club.

I suggested this because I just read Nicholas Sparks' "At First Sight" and was disappointed by the ending and I don't have anybody to talk with about it. I suppose I could search the forums but wouldn't it be nice and easy if I could just search the book and/or have immediate access when posting a book to other members that have read it and etc?

Please support me and/or let me know your thoughts.


Date Posted: 2/17/2009 11:49 AM ET
Member Since: 9/30/2007
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I could see that possibly working out.  I don't really have any friends or family that read like I do so I find myself never being able to discuss books!  Interested to see what happens!



Date Posted: 2/18/2009 1:28 PM ET
Member Since: 11/23/2008
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I think that would be a great idea!  I almost always have a lot to churn over when I finish a book and it would be so nice to talk with others who also have finished reading the same book.

Currently I am reading The Time Traveler's Wife.

Anyone else?

Date Posted: 2/18/2009 5:45 PM ET
Member Since: 1/12/2009
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You can always go to the genre forum for whatever book you want to discuss and start a thread about it. 

Date Posted: 2/18/2009 5:48 PM ET
Member Since: 1/30/2009
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Victoria - that is what I was just about to suggest. 

I think the above suggestion may be a bit complicated from a database/privacy standpoint.

Date Posted: 2/19/2009 6:29 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I don't really know how they would do that.  It's basically what the genre forums are for-to discuss what we are reading, favorite authors and such. 

If you want to start a discussion about a book just start a thread about it in the appropriate genre thread.

Date Posted: 2/20/2009 11:07 AM ET
Member Since: 6/25/2007
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Sounds like goodreads might be something you'd like. http://www.goodreads.com/