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Across the Nightingale Floor (Tales of the Otori, #1)
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message 1: by Debbie's Spurts (D.A.) (last edited Aug 25, 2013 11:07PM) (new)

Debbie's Spurts (D.A.) Bookseller info and links in description of this Across the Nightingale Floor (plus the broken code for the links anyway, reviews and odd bits of broken code spread throughout). I'm pretty sure author a member of Penguin Putnam Inc. x is wrong (sounds more like the publisher than author name).

[edit] now looks like broken links and html coding got removed. And the credits for Barnes and Noble Reviews and Lou Harry removed but both their reviews are still quoted exactly in the book description still—just now without links, quote marks or the reviewer names. Link to publisher description is http://www.us.penguingroup.com/nf/Boo... and to an edition on amazon's is http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000... if either of those descriptions help.


message 2: by Martyn (new)

Martyn Halm (amsterdamassassinseries) | 15 comments B&N is slow to correct mistakes, but I found that writing them at databaseerrors@bn.com yields the best results.


message 3: by Debbie's Spurts (D.A.) (last edited Aug 27, 2013 04:45PM) (new)

Debbie's Spurts (D.A.) Moot point -- goodreads is not allowed to use data from Barnes and Noble (well, not from any bookseller with a recently added exception for amazon). Whoever entered the description created a bad link to something on Barnes and Noble site; nothing Barnes and Noble would be able o correct here on goodreads.

The information quoted from Barnes and Noble site, Barnes and Noble editorial reviews and a Barnes and Noble member review is still in book description.

Someone did edit description to remove bookseller link and removed citation saying who was being quoted. Left the quote -- now just completely plagiarized since the person being quoted no longer credited.

I thnk it was probably less wrong in the original version because at least the now plagiarizing description used to have link to and identifying credits for what was being quoted against goodreads policy.


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