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message 1: by Lori (last edited Jul 28, 2016 10:38AM) (new)

Lori Chown (lorichown) | 7 comments Please correct the cover image of my book, A Unicorn's Wish. It was updated on Amazon a month ago, but is still the old image. I just started a giveaway and the new cover is much better. :) Thank you!

Also, my pen name was Angela Charles and the books I did under that name are linking to my page, but should not. Can you remove them from my page please? Make it a Utopian Day!


message 2: by Lori (new)

Lori Chown (lorichown) | 7 comments Old books are removed, THANK YOU but still need new cover updated. Anything I can do or does a librarian need to fix?


message 3: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 22039 comments Reverted the changes made to the Kindle edition: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Changing valid data on existing editions is not allowed.

I've added the paperback edition with the cover that is on Amazon: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

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 http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...
and http://www.goodreads.com/help/show/85....

Alternate-cover edition for the Kindle edition added here:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

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.


message 4: by lethe (new)

lethe | 14567 comments Angela Charles should be the primary author on that book, since it was first published under that name. Should the correction wait until after the giveaway?


message 5: by Arenda (last edited Jul 29, 2016 07:13AM) (new)

Arenda | 22039 comments lethe wrote: "Angela Charles should be the primary author on that book, since it was first published under that name. Should the correction wait until after the giveaway?"
Sorry, never noticed the author name not matching.
The giveaway was likely submitted with the Kindle-turned-paperback edition which I reverted, so it would probably have to be resubmitted anyway.
Corrected the author name for all editions, according to policy (https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/4...).


message 6: by Lori (new)

Lori Chown (lorichown) | 7 comments Okay. I understand the dilemma. I am working with Amazon to correct so the publication date is different. This book should not have been published under the same title. The first version was a digital book. The book was completely different, except the title. Pictures, storyline, age group are all completely different. First book was a short story, this one is a rhyming picture book. Sorry for the inexperience. Any way to correct this knowing this information?


message 7: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 22039 comments Thanks for the explanation.
Books that are edited or revised are usually considered the same book, and therefore combined, unless they are substantially different.
I leave this issue for Rivka (GR Staff) to decide if this is substantially different and can be separated.


message 8: by Lori (new)

Lori Chown (lorichown) | 7 comments Thanks Arenda. Arenda wrote: "Thanks for the explanation.
Books that are edited or revised are usually considered the same book, and therefore combined, unless they are substantially different.
I leave this issue for Rivka (GR ..."



message 9: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45034 comments Mod
They look pretty similar to me.


message 10: by Toi (last edited Aug 03, 2016 11:10AM) (new)

Toi Thomas (toithomas) | 17 comments I think I may have asked for this before, but either I didn't or I dropped the ball. I need the cover of one of my books to be updated. I don't need a new edition because nothing is different other than the cover. There is a Kindle and Paperback edition listed, and while theses covers are currently different, they should be the same and the should be updated to the link listed.

Legend of the Boy, In the Window, and Other Short Stories
Kindle - B00G15X7KI
Paperback - 9781506194 (ISBN13: 1506194257)
http://i1.wp.com/etoithomas.com/wp-co...

Is there anything I can do or do I need to provide some other information?

Sorry, I forgot the book link. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 11: by Lori (new)

Lori Chown (lorichown) | 7 comments rivka wrote: "They look pretty similar to me."

One is digital art, the other is more photographs. I've changed the book to be more digital and less "real" photos. I'd really prefer the purple cover with the white unicorn as that is the one available on Amazon now. Is that possible Rivka?


message 12: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45034 comments Mod
I set that edition as the default.


message 13: by Lori (new)

Lori Chown (lorichown) | 7 comments Wonderful!! Thank you.


message 14: by Lori (new)

Lori Chown (lorichown) | 7 comments The author should say Lori Chown. Sorry.


message 15: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45034 comments Mod
As was previously mentioned:
lethe wrote: "Angela Charles should be the primary author on that book, since it was first published under that name."

Lori Chown is listed second, as per Goodreads policy.


message 16: by Toi (new)

Toi Thomas (toithomas) | 17 comments rivka wrote: "They look pretty similar to me."
Sorry, I think I posted this in the wrong place. Is this message for me? If so, yes they are similar, but not the same.


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