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message 1: by Sergey (new)

Sergey Ignatchenko | 4 comments Please update https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... (disclosure: it is my book) to have the same cover as it is currently listed on https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3... (i.e. without the 'beta' sign on it).

E-books with cover-with-'beta'-sign-on-it were at some point distributed via Leanpub, but now the cover has been updated. Paperback/hardcover editions have never been available with alternative covers (well, except for a 'Kickstarter Edition' which is not currently listed on Goodreads).


☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6177 comments Do you have a link to the new alternate cover from an acceptable source (publisher would be fine).
we can't use the covers of different editions but have to verify the ISBN matches the cover.


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Sergey Ignatchenko | 4 comments Lachgas wrote: "Do you have a link to the new alternate cover from an acceptable source (publisher would be fine).
we can't use the covers of different editions but have to verify the ISBN matches the cover."


https://leanpub.com/development-and-d... ; BTW, it is probably the same page where current "cover with beta sign" came from (it wasn't available anywhere else, and was updated on the Leanpub page since), so I hope the link should be good enough.


☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6177 comments added it https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

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 here and 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 are the instructions: How to Change Edition
As you're only secondary author that won't work for you (AFAIK that's only for primary GR authors) so you could contact support for getting another default cover set at support (at) goodreads(dot)com


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