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message 1: by Liz (new)

Liz Meldon (liz_meldon) | 8 comments Hi there, librarians! :)

I'm in need of 3 cover updates, please and thank you.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Titles have recently been updated, but I need the new covers implemented too. You can find the new covers here.

Amazon is still a little slow on the uptake, but >Smashwords editions should be properly updated if you need to take them from.

Thanks!


message 2: by Tanja (new)

Tanja | 6 comments Hey there!

I found 2 books with wrong/outdated covers.

First is the "Eleventh Doctor Tales" which got an offcial cover.
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Cover from the official penguin books page: https://www.penguin.co.uk/content/dam...

And the other is "Ruf der Krieger" which got a new cover.
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9...
Cover from the official Randomhouse/Heyne page: https://www.randomhouse.de/content/ed...

Thanks!


message 3: by Arenda (last edited Oct 06, 2016 07:10AM) (new)

Arenda | 19985 comments Liz wrote: "Hi there, librarians! :)

I'm in need of 3 cover updates, please and thank you.

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


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....

Also, removing valid data from editions or updating data to a newer edition is not allowed. I'll revert the title changes and create the alternate cover editions. We can use the cover from your website.

Alternate cover editions added for:
Manhattan
ebook: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Kindle: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Vancouver
ebook: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Kindle: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Westwick College
ebook: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Kindle: 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 Arenda (last edited Oct 06, 2016 07:24AM) (new)

Arenda | 19985 comments Stjarna wrote: "Hey there!

I found 2 books with wrong/outdated covers.

First is the "Eleventh Doctor Tales" which got an offcial cover.
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Cover from the offi..."


* For "Eleventh Doctor Tales" the isbn in the URL of the link to the publisher is different than the isbn of the edition on GR.
Amazon.co.uk has the cover for isbn 9781785294280. Replaced the obvious placeholder cover (final cover coming soon) with the cover from Amazon.

* For "Ruf der Krieger": publishers sometimes use the same isbn with a different cover. GR policy is to keep all published covers. Instead we create an alternate cover edition: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Also, next time please link to the book page of the publisher (or you can link to the Amazon page), not just link to the cover as most of the times we can't determine the isbn from the cover link.


message 5: by Liz (new)

Liz Meldon (liz_meldon) | 8 comments Arenda wrote: "Liz wrote: "Hi there, librarians! :)

I'm in need of 3 cover updates, please and thank you.

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


Much thanks! :)


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