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message 1: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne | 44 comments 9780007203123

Cover art here
http://www.harpercollins.co.uk/Titles...


message 2: by Serkan (new)

Serkan | 27 comments I changed it Suzanne.


message 3: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne | 44 comments Thanks


message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42444 comments Mod
Please DON'T just change existing covers!

That's what leads to problems like that book, which has had its cover changed several times. I reverted all cover changes. If someone has a copy with that ISBN and a cover that does not match the currently-shown one, that's what alternate-cover editions are for.


message 5: by Serkan (new)

Serkan | 27 comments Bah, another mistake from me. Sorry.
Well, what if the previous cover art was just wrong? How can we differentiate that it is an alternate-cover edition or someone just uploaded the wrong cover for that edition?


message 6: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42444 comments Mod
Serkan wrote: "Well, what if the previous cover art was just wrong?"

Unless you can tell that for sure (title is of another book, for example), please don't delete it. If you think there is a possible issue, post here and let more experienced librarians take a look.


message 7: by Stephanie (last edited Dec 27, 2012 02:21AM) (new)

Stephanie Nelson (stephanienelson) | 1 comments I find it hilarious that I can't change the cover art for my own books. Could someone please do it for me. Book link: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/14...

Actual cover: http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k14...

Or you can find it on my website
www.Stephanie-Nelson.com

The cover for my book Hexed is incorrect as well. This is the correct cover: http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k14...


message 8: by Aruna Kumar (new)

Aruna Kumar Gadepalli (arunagklib) | 39 comments Stephanie wrote: "I find it hilarious that I can't change the cover art for my own books. Could someone please do it for me. Book link: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/14...

Actual cover: http://i87.p..."


message 7 done, please send the other details of book I find the pages etc are not included


message 9: by Deon (new)

Deon (deonva) | 3389 comments Aruna Kumar wrote: "Stephanie wrote: "I find it hilarious that I can't change the cover art for my own books. Could someone please do it for me. Book link: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/14...

Actual c..."


Goodreads policy is not to change covers on books that have already been published. Instead, an alternate-cover edition may be added.

I have reverted cover change and added an alternate cover addition.


message 10: by Krystal109 (new)

Krystal109 | 1086 comments Let's make this clear: Unless you can 100% prove a book was NEVER published with that cover, you do NOT change it.

For example:
If a Kindle Edition is released by an author with an old cover and they change it a year later with a professionally made one, you do not delete it.

If an author requests a change and has a valid reason like, "That cover was an early design posted on my website and the book was entered on Goodreads with that cover BEFORE it was published with the correct one", then you can update the image to the correct PUBLISHED AS image.

In most cases you will NEVER change a book cover unless you contact the author or publisher and verify that the book was NEVER EVER published with that cover. They are not incorrect, they are old designs.


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