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Book Cover Help > Switch Book Cover Please

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message 1: by D.X. (new)

D.X. Luc | 5 comments Hello,

I have a new cover for my book Hot Shots
that I'd like to add. I can't delete the old cover. Is there a way someone here could so I can update the new cover? Thank you.

message 2: by Ine (new)

Ine | 263 comments We don't delete book covers, because users may want to shelve a book with the cover they've purchased. Instead, we create an alternative cover edition which you as the author can set as the default cover that shows up on your author page and in search results.

If you can give us a link to the new cover, we can create this ACE (alternative cover edition) for you.

message 3: by D.X. (new)

D.X. Luc | 5 comments Ah okay. I think this is what you're asking for.

message 4: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments Hi DX, Goodreads policy is to keep all covers, even those for out-of-print or no longer available editions. Instead, we create alternate cover editions (ACEs), and you as the author have the ability to set whichever cover you want as the default edition. I grabbed the currently available cover from Amazon and made an ACE for Hot Shots here:

To set it as the default edition, follow the instructions here:

message 5: by Ine (new)

Ine | 263 comments Z-squared, because the new cover provided by D.X. is completely different from the one you got off of Amazon, should I make yet another ACE for the new cover?

message 6: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments yep, please. the one on amazon is different from the one on goodreads, so we need 2 ACEs.

message 7: by Ine (new)

Ine | 263 comments D.X., you can find all your alternative cover editions here:

Please follow the instructions in this link to set the new edition as the default on your author page:

message 8: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments thanks for catching that, ine!

message 9: by D.X. (new)

D.X. Luc | 5 comments Thank you both for all the great help!

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