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Sue Perry-Kun · 30 July 2016 - 16:38
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Does this have anything to do with the fact that Amazon mergred Shelfari & Goodreads? Have I lost my Shelfari entries? The merging process sounds very convoluted.

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· · Chrome 44.0 on Linux

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· · Chrome 47.0 on Mac

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Brandon Frye · 20 June 2014 - 12:33
United States · Comcast Cable · Firefox 30.0 on Windows

I too am having problems logging into either of my accounts- it is mentioned as being non-existent..this would be a problem & a waste of however many years I have been with you guys if those accounts are in fact deleted.

Katie Blackmon · 20 June 2014 - 12:32
United States · Phonoscope · Chrome 28.0 on Windows is down. I haven't been able to sing in for days. They don't care, obviously. I think they've totally nuked my shelf. I can't face building another shelf on Goodreads or Libary Thang. I'm sick.

Jackie Bell · 23 May 2014 - 13:00
United States · Charter Communications · Chrome 34.0 on Windows

I use legacy login and cannot login now

Ramona Burton Samuels · 23 May 2014 - 12:57
United States · CenturyLink · Chrome 34.0 on Windows

can't access my own profile or any page

Preston Bullard · 4 February 2014 - 01:52
United States · Midcontinent Communications

Amazon has been encouraging me to join Shelfari, as I'm an author... Nothing on this stupid site works worth a damn.

Aniruddha Mukherjee · 16 November 2013 - 01:33
India · National Informatics Centre

never accessible. it eventually times out

Jeannette Beck · 18 June 2013 - 10:50
United States · University of Illinois

I haven't been able to log into Shelfari since last night.

Update: finally was able to log on and the first thing I did was download my bookshelf!

Chad Jordahl · 18 June 2013 - 09:40
United States · AT&T U-verse

Down for me - tried last night (~10pm Pacific) from home, and this morning (~9:30am) from home and work. Site will not come up under any combination of browsers or location. Although I'm not too worried, I definitely will export my data as soon as the site is back up.

Katy Sozaeva · 18 June 2013 - 09:18
United States ·

I'm having the same problem. Weird... Shelfari seems to be fairly unstable.

Janis Forehand · 18 June 2013 - 08:28
United States · Hughes Network Systems

I've not been able to get to Shelfari for two days.

Ann Weakland · 18 June 2013 - 07:21
United States · Time Warner Cable

Shelfari is down for me as well. I've tried it on several devices, and on many different browsers. I'm thinking it's the site.

Meredith Knoll · 18 June 2013 - 06:54
United States · American Association of Retired Persons

Shelfari is down for me as well on Mac and PC. After clearing cache and cookies, it still doesn't show in FF, Chrome, IE and Safari. I don't think it is the browser :)

Will Huggins · 18 June 2013 - 06:08
United States · Time Warner Cable

Down for me as well. If it comes back up, I'm exporting my data to a more reliable site.

Jekaterina Arnette · 18 June 2013 - 05:05
United States · Charter Communications

It tells me "Oops! Google Chrome could not find
Try reloading: www.­shelfari.­com" but this doesn't work. Shelfari icon is shown on the browser tab, and it's as far as I get. Since yesterday morning EST.

LaTanya Walker · 18 June 2013 - 05:01
United States · Vitro Corporation

I have had an issue with Shelfari since last night 6/17/13

Pam Carter · 18 June 2013 - 04:57
United States · Time Warner Cable

I cannot access shelfari and I've tried three different browsers. It won't load on any of them. I've cleared the cookies and reopened my browsers and that didn't help. Any suggestions?

Samantha Rose Iannuzzi · 18 June 2013 - 04:43
United States · Hughes Network Systems

Me too. Is anyone else having trouble with a DNS lookup error?

Michelle Masl · 17 June 2013 - 22:32
United States · Verizon Internet Services

Yes. I'm having the same issues

Danny Miller · 17 June 2013 - 20:19
United States · Sprint PCS

Shelfari is down right now, what is going on??

Katy Sozaeva · 7 April 2013 - 20:42
United States ·

When I try to access Shelfari, I just receive a blank page. I can't access the site. It was acting like this earlier today, too, last time I tried to check. Anyone else having trouble?

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