Well, the ReadingRoom is a bust. Too many things against it from a serious reader's perspective. Sorry for getting all excited about it. I'll probably be doing these kind of posts in the next week or two as I try out various alternatives.
I've just joined up at The Reading Room:
I can't recommend or not recommend it at this point. Just giving everyone another way to stay connected.
I have linked my wordpress blog and updated my avatar, so it looks like me. Nothing makes a place feel like home like seeing that cowled figure with flames in the background :-)
If any of you have used it, please let me know how it is. I think my Booklikes time is now a When and not an If.