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message 1: by Mike (new)

Mike Dickenson | 6 comments I'm trying to switch book covers for my book IQ84. I read that you can become a librarian so that I can do it myself, but I haven't had luck with that. If anyone can help I'd be really grateful. Here's the link of the cover I would like displayed:


message 2: by Codex (new)

Codex | 3401 comments #1: You appear to have created a Kindle edition with ASIN populating the ISBN-10 field, resulting in a “false” duplicate of the actual Kindle edition (same ASIN in the ASIN field).

I’ve merged the erroneous “duplicate” Kindle with real Kindle (and recombined), leaving two editions for 1Q84—Kindle & eBook:

The Kindle edition now showing on Goodreads matches the cover on Amazon, so everything should be in order. If not, please post back indicating what is amiss.

message 3: by Mike (new)

Mike Dickenson | 6 comments Hi Codex,

Thank you for your help. My aim is to delete the version with the diagonal American flag in the background, without deleting the reviews, but combining them from both editions. They are in fact the same edition, though I think I did something incorrect when I added one with a different cover. Let me know if you need further clarification. Again, thanks so much!

message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42415 comments Mod
Goodreads does not delete out-of-print books or editions. Please see and

message 5: by Mike (new)

Mike Dickenson | 6 comments OK. Is it possible then to have the edition with the blue background be the first book that shows up? Thanks!

message 6: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42415 comments Mod
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 7: by Mike (new)

Mike Dickenson | 6 comments Awesome! Thanks so much!!

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