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message 1: by Erin (new)

Erin Rose (authorerinrose) | 4 comments The book Escort, Me is showing from years ago with my real name on it. I switched this once and now its showing again.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

And there is another edition with the new cover

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

I really need to have the cover with my CM name removed and updated to Erin's.

Thank you.


message 2: by Krazykiwi (new)

Krazykiwi | 1767 comments I'm afraid you can't. GR policy is that all editions of books published under multiple names have the original name first.

You can try contacting support@goodreads.com and asking for an exception, but unless explicitly overruled by staff, this is the policy the librarians must follow.


message 3: by Erin (new)

Erin Rose (authorerinrose) | 4 comments I had it changed once for legal reasons.

There is no reason why the old cover should be showing up again.


message 4: by Krazykiwi (last edited Aug 09, 2015 03:43PM) (new)

Krazykiwi | 1767 comments Since GR is a cataloguing site, it keeps all editions of all books once entered, The usual explanation for reappearing books is simply someone who owns it in that edition noticed it wasn't here, and created an entry for it.

Further removing valid published book information is considered vandalising the database, so when someone notices, it's generally undone. That is why you need staff to do it, or it simply won't stick forever.

According to the changelog, you created the book entry, then changed the cover and information some time later yourself. There's no record of a note from staff on either edition allowing the exception to the rule, so a librarian at some later point simply noticed the change and undid it.

Honestly, you need to talk to staff on this one. The librarians can't help you here, sorry.


message 5: by Erin (new)

Erin Rose (authorerinrose) | 4 comments Already sent an email to support. Thanks.

As for the changes, I did what they told me to do then.


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