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Book Cover Help > Updating a book cover

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message 1: by Mason (last edited Jun 07, 2017 08:48AM) (new)

Mason Engel Hello!

Could someone please update the cover to my new novel ( The link to the new cover is

Amazon and Barnes & Nobel have already updated. I can provide more details if necessary!

Thanks in advance,

message 2: by Scott (new)

Scott | 21407 comments Alternate edition created.

message 3: by Mason (new)

Mason Engel Scott wrote: "Alternate edition created."

Hi Scott, thanks for your reply. Unless I'm doing something wrong, though, it looks like the page is still the same.

Am I looking in the wrong place? If so, is there a way to make the change to the above page to preserve the ratings and reviews?


message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 43572 comments Mod
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 and

ACE here:

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:

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