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message 1: by Echo (new)

Echo (echohart) | 2 comments There is actually two things I am inquiring about. The first being I have an updated cover I would like to upload to a pre existing book and it says only a librarian can do it. I also need to somehow delete or combine an addition so it only shows one.
Thank you


message 2: by [deleted user] (last edited Oct 01, 2017 11:52AM) (new)

Hi Echo, Can you please link the book your talking about. And tell us where we can find the cover. (Cover source rules and how-to: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/... )

Note that we don't replace covers for books that have already been published. If there is a new cover and the book is using the same ISBN we create an ACE (Alternate Cover Edition) You then set the default edition by following this https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3...

I figured out which books you wanted combined so that is done but next time please copy and paste the URLs or make it obvious what books your talking about.

This edition looks like it's a mistake. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... There are no details (pub date, page count, isbn, etc). Do you want me to request that it gets merged into one of the other editions? You would have the paperback and kindle editions left.

Also do you want us to set up your books as a series? ex. https://www.goodreads.com/series/list... I know this author has 4 series but you see the layout.


message 3: by Dobby (last edited Oct 01, 2017 03:12PM) (new)

Dobby (dobby0390) | 4014 comments In response to now-deleted request to update covers for:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BLNNS0Y
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C2TRY60
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CJFMK3Y

Working on it ... and done.

For future requests, please include the Goodreads link as well as the Amazon link for each book.

Goodreads policy is to keep all published covers on the site, as readers want to shelve the cover of the copy they have. Instead, we add an alternate-cover edition. See Author FAQ and Adding an alternate-cover edition.

Here are your new alternate-cover editions:

»  Kindle ASIN B00BLNNS0Y: We'll Never Tell
»  Kindle ASIN B00C2TRY60: She'll Never Rest
»  Kindle ASIN B00CJFMK3Y: He'll Never Know

As the author, you can set the default edition — that is, the one that comes up in searches by title and shows on your author profile. Here's how to do that.

I also created the Secrets of Ravenswood series and added these books as #1, #2, and #3, respectively.


message 4: by [deleted user] (last edited Oct 04, 2017 04:11PM) (new)

(She PM'd me so I'm putting her comments here and letting her know I did. ACEs and empty editions being merged are not my strength)

Echo said "So my first book published was MY LIGHT https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... I added it to GR without knowing that when it was published there would be two (imported from Amazon and the one I had already done.) The one I had added has all the reviews and comments etc. I did try and add the isbn number etc but it told me it was already being used. I also had adjustments done to the cover as well so that's the cover I would like to use now. it's been uploaded on Amazon.

Piece by piece https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... is the second book in the series and will release on 10/11. I have had that cover updated as well but don't have a link to that one as it was also sent to me directly from my designer.

She also said "Also I believe you asked if I would like them listed as a series so yes that would be great!" But that one I can do.


message 5: by [deleted user] (new)

Hi. If there isn't anything clear the author is responsive if you want to tell her what you need. She thanked me by PM but not much has happened. No pressure :P


message 6: by Ayshe (last edited Oct 07, 2017 12:43AM) (new)

Ayshe | 3055 comments Corinne wrote: "Hi. If there isn't anything clear the author is responsive if you want to tell her what you need. She thanked me by PM but not much has happened. No pressure :P"

The empty (cover-only) edition's cover is different from the other two.
I also had adjustments done to the cover as well so that's the cover I would like to use now. it's been uploaded on Amazon.
Sounds to me like it was used at some point. As ACE? Advanced reader copy?
In any case, I think author has the ability and is also more familiar with publication dates and other details to add them.


message 7: by [deleted user] (last edited Oct 07, 2017 05:32AM) (new)

Okay I think I did it.
ACE https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... someone please check that I did it right

These two can't be merged
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... (no details)
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
because one has extra wording on cover.

I see another librarian is working on something so i'm going to hope she takes it all.


message 8: by Ayshe (last edited Oct 07, 2017 05:58AM) (new)

Ayshe | 3055 comments I changed the This is an alternate cover edition for... link from https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
to
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...


message 9: by [deleted user] (new)

Ayshe wrote: "I changed This is an alternate cover edition for
to
This is an alternate cover edition for "


Thanks I thought I fixed that. I had used that book as an example for how to create an ACE link.

I had PMd Ellie and I think she is going to help finish up/ fix what i can't


message 10: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) Ayshe thanks for fixing the link on the ACE. I was just double checking


message 11: by Echo (new)

Echo (echohart) | 2 comments Thank you so much everyone for your help in this


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