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Subject: A Forum for Finding Books?
Date Posted: 3/6/2011 10:43 AM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2009
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Is there a specific forum for asking for help in finding a book you cannot remember the name/author of?  I have a book that for the life of me I cannot recall the title or author of, but I do remember the plot.  I am sure all of the great members at PBS can help me out!  Do we have a specific place for requests like that or is this the best forum to use?

Thank you!

Date Posted: 3/6/2011 10:59 AM ET
Member Since: 12/21/2007
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If you know the genre as well as the plot you can go to the genre specific forums. Let me just say that the folks in the fantasy, sci fi, and romance forums are totally amazing at knowing books, authors, and titles. They've helped me find every single book that I only knew the plot of.

 

 

Date Posted: 3/6/2011 12:21 PM ET
Member Since: 12/31/2009
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I've gotten help that way a couple of times myself. Just find the specific genre forum and post as much as you can remember about the plot and characters. If it's a tough one, people will make a game of it, like 20 questions. :)

Date Posted: 3/7/2011 11:16 AM ET
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If the specific genre isn't listed you can also post it in the Club Members Thoughts board too.  People in there are always finding books too:)

Date Posted: 3/7/2011 4:43 PM ET
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Or, if none of those work, you can also try the "Hidden Gems"  forum (The one with the treasure chest of gold).

Rick B. (bup) - ,
Date Posted: 3/7/2011 5:51 PM ET
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There's a group at a site called goodreads just for this, too - it's called "What's the Name of That Book?" at goodreads.com.