Goodreads Librarians Group discussion

Book Issues > I Can't Edit This One-Resolved

Comments Showing 1-9 of 9 (9 new)    post a comment »
dateDown arrow    newest »

message 1: by Lynda (new)

Lynda Kelly (lyndakelly) | 101 comments Hi there, The Ugly Duckling by Irene Johansen I can't edit. The Kindle version needs the following added, please, that I planned to do:
1st Edition
Published date
Thanks very much,

message 2: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13664 comments Were there Kindle editions in 1994?

☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6177 comments If you mean the kindle edtion - that's locked for edits (by staff) happens sometimes for various reasons.
We had a question about it lately in the forum, you should be able to find that with the search function (as it's not too old that should work even with that sometimes a bit difficult search function here)

☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6177 comments lethe wrote: "Were there Kindle editions in 1994?"

did Amazon exist back then already? (we hadn't internet connection then so no idea)

ok wiki says founded 94

message 5: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13664 comments No ereaders then yet, though :)

message 6: by Lynda (new)

Lynda Kelly (lyndakelly) | 101 comments Sorry, I've switched off for the night now. Will get the information tomorrow for you after I find the other posting here as well.
Thanks for your time.

message 7: by Lynda (new)

Lynda Kelly (lyndakelly) | 101 comments Saw it's still locked today and found other posts regarding it being attributed to Hans Christian Andersen !!!
To clarify it needs:
1st Edition added
Publisher is Bantam
Published date is 4th May 2011
Many Thanks,

message 8: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 19993 comments The changelog for this edition is accessible (when you know the URL):

In January 2012 some details (like publisher and pub date) were removed when GR couldn't use data from Amazon anymore.
Lots of Kindle editions I've seen that were influenced by that 2012 Amazon data removal had a cover uploaded in February 2012.
I have some doubts about these covers, but since we can't prove if that cover was available for that ASIN at some point, it will have to be treated as an alternate cover edition.

As for this edition being locked for edits, please see response from Rivka in another thread:

message 9: by Lynda (new)

Lynda Kelly (lyndakelly) | 101 comments OK, guys, thanks for your help, I'll do the Contact Us way according to Rivka's posting, then. As you said, Tim, to keep associating it with the HCA is bonkers !!
The cover issue on a lot of books is very peculiar. I bought the new version yet when opened on my Kindle it's the nasty bland one, whereas on my tablet/phone it's the nicer cover again ! I don't really understand how that works. Should be a case of authors never being able to amend covers !!
Not sure how to mark this closed or do you guys close it off as done ?

back to top