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message 1: by Bernard (new)

Bernard Dillard (bldillard) | 5 comments I recently had another cover done for my book since it won a national award and got a review from a reputable source. I would like to have it replace the old one, if possible.

New cover is found here:

Thanks for your help.

message 2: by Liz (last edited Aug 19, 2015 08:57PM) (new)

Liz Yanes (lizilena) | 265 comments It is Goodreads policy to never remove any cover since users want to shelve the same copy they own. Instead, we create Alternate Cover Editions.

Created ACE for Kindle:

And for Paperback:

As the Author you can choose the new cover as the primary edition. See instructions here:

message 3: by Bernard (new)

Bernard Dillard (bldillard) | 5 comments Ah, thanks.

message 4: by Bernard (new)

Bernard Dillard (bldillard) | 5 comments Hi. I followed your instructions to choose the new cover as the primary edition. The old cover is still showing up as the primary edition, however. Are you able to see on your end if I followed your instructions? If I did, what else do I need to do to have that main picture changed to the new cover? Thanks.

message 5: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

message 6: by Bernard (new)

Bernard Dillard (bldillard) | 5 comments Thanks. When I click on "Home" at the top, however, and look to the right under "Author Dashboard," the cover for the previous version is still showing up, at least on my computer. I didn't know if changing the primary edition was supposed to affect that one too.

message 7: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42044 comments Mod
No, the author dashboard won't be affected by changing the primary edition, but no one can see that but you.

message 8: by Bernard (new)

Bernard Dillard (bldillard) | 5 comments oh okay! gotcha. thanks.

message 9: by Paul (new)

Paul Morabito | 1 comments I was wondering if someone can please help me update these two new versions of my covers for my Plane Hell series. I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks for your time. Only issue I may see is one of the covers appears a little smaller than usual on the link page I provided. On the original cover link it is standard size. Sorry for the slight confusion.

message 10: by Paul (last edited Aug 20, 2015 09:46PM) (new)

Paul Morabito | 1 comments The standard size can be found on this page for Plane Hell : The Hells Plane Amulet. Its the green cover with the lady elf on it. Thanks. Trying to avoid the white from coming up around that smaller cover if at all possible.

message 11: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 19998 comments #9/10
Goodreads policy is to keep all published covers on the site, as users want to shelve the cover of the copy they have.
Instead, we add an alternate-cover edition.

Alternate-cover editions added here:

As the author, you have the ability to change which edition of the book is the default, which will come up in searches by title and show on your author profile.
Here's how:

message 12: by Paul (new)

Paul Morabito | 1 comments Thanks a bunch Arenda. Appreciate the help.

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