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message 1: by David (new)

David Blake | 38 comments Can someone please update all my book covers? All the new covers can be found here: viewAuthor.at/DavidBlake

Thanks


message 2: by Codex (new)

Codex | 3401 comments Alternate cover editions created:
▪︎ https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
▪︎ https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
▪︎ https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
▪︎ https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
▪︎ https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
▪︎ https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

➜ All covers from Amazon.

Also merged a duplicate Kindle edition of The Thrills & Spills of Genocide Jill into: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...


message 3: by David (new)

David Blake | 38 comments Codex wrote: "Alternate cover editions created:
▪︎ https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
▪︎ https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...-..."


David wrote: "Can someone please update all my book covers? All the new covers can be found here: viewAuthor.at/DavidBlake

Thanks"


The new covers are the actual covers, not "alternative" covers, in the same way as real facts are not "alternative facts".


message 4: by Codex (new)

Codex | 3401 comments David wrote: "The new covers are the actual covers, not "alternative" covers, in the same way as real facts are not "alternative facts”. "

Goodreads does not replace covers when they change, but rather creates an alternate cover edition (or ACE), as has been done for your books in this request. The cover of an ACE is just as real (and valid) as the original cover—nothing is lost.

Please refer here for further clarification, with specific reference to the first paragraph.


message 5: by David (new)

David Blake | 38 comments Codex wrote: "David wrote: "The new covers are the actual covers, not "alternative" covers, in the same way as real facts are not "alternative facts”. "

Goodreads does not replace covers when they change, but r..."


Does it take time for these covers to prorate to all servers? At the moment, when I look at "my profile" all I can see are the old covers.


message 6: by Patrick (new)

Patrick | 24 comments They are listed under other editions. When you navigate to the book look under where the isbn is and click on all editions. If you want these book covers to show up as the default pictures on your author profile and when searching for your book then follow these directions.
https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3...


message 7: by Codex (new)

Codex | 3401 comments David wrote: "Does it take time for these covers to prorate to all servers? At the moment, when I look at "my profile" all I can see are the old covers."

The covers are already active, but what is listed on your author profile would be the most popular editions (those added most by readers), which the system treats as the “default” editions. As author you can change that; see: How do I set the default edition for a work?


message 8: by Claire (new)

Claire Gem | 3 comments I have re-issued my book A Taming Season (Love at Lake George #1) by Claire Gem with a new cover. I would now like to have the new cover displayed. How do I do that?


message 9: by ☕ Lachgas ♿ (last edited Jan 30, 2017 08:56AM) (new)

☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6185 comments #8 added the alternate cover edition for kindle edition https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

And the paperback https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

For setting it as default read post above yours.


message 10: by Claire (new)

Claire Gem | 3 comments Lachgas wrote: "#8 added the alternate cover edition for kindle edition https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

And the paperback https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
..."


I have navigated to the pages you showed links for above, but there is no place to set the cover as a default.


Carol She's So Novel꧁꧂  | 4667 comments Claire wrote: "I have navigated to the pages you showed links for above, but there is no place to set the cover as a default."

Hi Claire. I have c&p the information at Lachgas's link for you. If you can't see what is described unfortunately librarians can't help. We are volunteers & don't have access to this.

1) Navigate to the book's page. Be sure you have selected the edition you wish to become the default (primary) edition.

2) Click "edit details" below the book's description.

3) On the right side of the page, click "Set this book as the primary edition for this work". It's about midway down the page.

Only Goodreads Authors can set the default edition at this time.


message 12: by Claire (new)

Claire Gem | 3 comments Carol ♔Type, Oh Queen!♕ wrote: "Claire wrote: "I have navigated to the pages you showed links for above, but there is no place to set the cover as a default."

Hi Claire. I have c&p the information at Lachgas's link for you. If y..."


Thank you so much!!! That "edit details" link is so pale and small, I totally missed it. Thanks for your help!


Carol She's So Novel꧁꧂  | 4667 comments Claire wrote: "That "edit details" link is so pale and small, I totally missed it. Thanks for your help! ."

No problem!


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