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message 1: by Christin (new)

Christin Ditchfield | 16 comments Maybe delete won't work because there are multiple authors? I'm not the author of either of these books:

http://www.goodreads.com/book/edit/93...

This one I tried to mark NOT A BOOK (because it's a description of a series) or remove myself as the author... without success.

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10...

Thank you so much for your help!


message 2: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl NABbed the first one because it's a DVD. Separated it from the other editions, which are not DVDs.


message 3: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl I haven't been able to find what I think of as a reliable record of the second one, except maybe this
http://www.openisbn.com/isbn/0791061507/

but just because it's the name of a series doesn't mean it can be NABbed. Theoretically, that ISBN could apply to a boxset of the books in that series. I don't know if it does, though.


message 4: by Plethora (new)

Plethora (bookworm_r) | 359 comments The description say "and its companion When I Don't Desire God Study Guide", maybe that is what was entered and marked as to be read by some? But that ISBN shows up as DVD on Amazon.


message 5: by Cait (new)

Cait (tigercait) | 5005 comments The Women Who Win record seems to be for a set of the books.


message 6: by Banjomike (new)

Banjomike | 5530 comments Cait wrote: "The Women Who Win record seems to be for a set of the books."

Agreed. There isn't much on it but it does seem to be a set of biographies aimed at kids.

This one gives the typical range of info (series, Age Range 9 and up, etc)
http://www.amazon.com/Lalia-Ali-WWW-W...

Looks bookish to me.


message 7: by Christin (new)

Christin Ditchfield | 16 comments Thank you for looking into this... it's a series of individual books sold by an educational publisher. I'm new here, trying to clean up and correct info on my author profile and since the book I wrote is already listed separately -- and this isn't a box set you can purchase -- I was trying to remove it. Maybe that's not necessary. :)


message 8: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Christin, just because the general public can't necessarily purchase it as a set doesn't mean libraries/institutions can't, or wouldn't.

Looks like someone has reverted the NAB.


message 9: by Banjomike (last edited Aug 27, 2013 04:34PM) (new)

Banjomike | 5530 comments The same might be true of this one
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/14...

Scholastic describe and sell it as a book (published by one of their imprints). I've un-NABed it.
http://shop.scholastic.com/webapp/wcs...


message 10: by Christin (new)

Christin Ditchfield | 16 comments Thanks for filling me in -- and for taking care of the DVD thing... I have no connection to that one at all. :) I really appreciate your help!


message 11: by Cait (new)

Cait (tigercait) | 5005 comments I've also merged the "When I Don't Desire God" DVD into the record for the study guide and re-NABbed the ISBN.

(Christin, please don't mark things as NOT A BOOK just because you don't recognize them -- the record might be in error, but we always prefer to correct a record wherever possible instead of discarding it.)


message 12: by Banjomike (last edited Aug 27, 2013 04:52PM) (new)

Banjomike | 5530 comments Cait wrote: "(Christin, please don't mark things as NOT A BOOK just because you don't recognize them -- the record might be in error, but we always prefer to correct a record wherever possible instead of discarding it."

I've fixed one of Christin's books had been screwed by a script which renamed it as a 25-pack instead of a single paperback. And un NABed a couple of others.


message 13: by Christin (new)

Christin Ditchfield | 16 comments Thank you, Cait :) I had already removed 4-5 little pamphlets from my profile (I wrote them, but they're not books)and I've been uploading images for my books that are missing them. On another thread I've asked for help with one of my books that was listed but never published.

I just didn't realize with this series thing that I'd be creating a problem someone else would have to fix... Now I know.

Thanks for taking time to help and share these pointers.


message 14: by Banjomike (last edited Aug 27, 2013 05:04PM) (new)

Banjomike | 5530 comments Christin, the pamphlets all had ISBNs so I expect they are OK to stay. The John McCain book you posted on another thread can go, I think. But it has an ISBN so should it be added to the new NAB list?


message 15: by Christin (new)

Christin Ditchfield | 16 comments I'm not sure what to do here :) The pamphlets are little gospel tracts people hand out. They aren't books - they don't get reviewed. That's why I removed them.(I've written 30 others just like these that aren't listed -- another reason it seemed to me to be a mistake.)

The John McCain book was a kids biography to be published IF he won the election. He didn't, so the book was scrapped by the publisher. It was never published. So does that make it NAB?

I'm sorry ... I've spent three hours now on the site, reading all the tutorials and FAQs, trying to figure it all out without bothering anyone.

I really do appreciate your help.


message 16: by Banjomike (last edited Aug 27, 2013 05:21PM) (new)

Banjomike | 5530 comments The McCain book has been removed via a turbo NAB which should prevent it being added. The pamphlets are described on Amazon as paperbacks which makes them Goodreads fodder.

http://www.amazon.com/Long-Haul-Good-...


message 17: by Christin (new)

Christin Ditchfield | 16 comments Thank you!


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