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message 1: by Sabine (last edited Jul 12, 2016 05:25AM) (new)

Sabine Altenburg | 3 comments Hello again,

I have tried to create an "alternate cover edition":

But I don't manage to get it marked as an alternate cover edition. What am I doing wrong?
Thank you for your help,

original post:

Hello everybody,

I am new to this group and hope I'm doing this as is supposed to. I've got a new cover for my novel "Die Priesterin der Kelten" and the "XXL-Leseprobe: Die Priesterin der Kelten".
Would anyone please be so kind as to exchange the old cover on GR on both titles for the new one?

Many thanks in advance, best regards

The link to the new cover is:

message 2: by Mohamed (new)

Mohamed Yosri (yosri) For alternate cover, sometime, when you add new, your changes may not be reflected immediately at other pages (other books). Please allow 48 hrs for cache to be updated. Or combined manually.

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. See

message 3: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 22035 comments Here is the alternate cover edition (ACE) for the Kindle edition, that you had created:
I've added an ACE note and combined the ACE's with the original editions.
The paperback with isbn didn't have a cover on GR, added the cover that is currently on Amazon for the paperback:

I've created an ACE for the XXL-Leseprobe:

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.
How to set the default edition.

I've also created a series for your books (this can only be done by librarians):

message 4: by Sabine (new)

Sabine Altenburg | 3 comments Thank you, Mohamed! So I'll wait what happens.

message 5: by Sabine (new)

Sabine Altenburg | 3 comments Thank you so much, Arenda!!!!

I changed the ACE to be the default, and now everything is as I want it to be!
Best regards

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