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Vigilance (The Aeternum Chronicles, #2)
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message 1: by H.G. (last edited Dec 29, 2017 05:30PM) (new)

H.G. Chambers (hgcbooks) | 10 comments Hello, I have a new release that I believe was created by one of my ARC readers.

The image they uploaded for the title is not the correct one. I would greatly appreciate it if you could update the image for this book:

Title: Vigilance

GR Book link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Cover Image link: https://hgchambers.com/wp-content/upl...

EDIT: I just noticed that the main edition with reviews is the e-ARC edition. Is there any way to move the reviews to the Kindle edition, and possibly remove the ARC edition?

I'd also like to update the cover for the first book in the series. It appears shorter than others for some reason.

Title: Recreance

GR Book link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Cover image: https://hgchambers.com/wp-content/upl...

Thank you so much!


message 2: by Empress (last edited Dec 30, 2017 08:40AM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) In general we are not allowed to replace covers and we also allow for ARC editions. Could you confirm for me which image was used for the ARC editions, not for the published book? I am also hoping the librarian that created the edition will pop-up and advise on this so I would like to wait.


H.G. wrote: " Is there any way to move the reviews to the Kindle edition"

Not without deleting the ARC edition which would be against the rules. We are a database and if someone has read the ARC edition they are allowed to add it to the system and shelve it. However you can change the default edition of the book by following these steps: https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3...
This will change the edition that pop-ups on title search and appears in your series and author pages.



H.G. wrote: "I'd also like to update the cover for the first book in the series. It appears shorter than others for some reason."

Edition with updated cover added here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Please follow the above steps to set it as default. Thank you

(Note: Data from Amazon.UK)


☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6177 comments And as the editions are combined the reviews will be shown on the kindle edition also (except you're specifically choosing "only see them from this edition" which is something every user can choose for himself)


message 4: by H.G. (new)

H.G. Chambers (hgcbooks) | 10 comments Hello and thank you both so much for your help.

I've done as you suggested and set the "default" books to display. I am still concerned about the image being used in the ARC version of Vigilance, here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

The problem is that it was originally thought that the image was okay to use for newsletter/promotional purposes, however I do not have permission to use it as a cover. I'm concerned that I'm going to run into legal issues if it remains.

The official, approved cover image is here: https://hgchambers.com/wp-content/upl...

Thank you again, and sorry for the hassle.


message 5: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) Hi H.G.

My main question was what image was used for the ARC edition. As a volunteer librarian I do not work for GR, but I have to follow the librarian manual.

If there are legal issue those need to be handled by Goodreads staff. Please use this contact form to send your query to them.

Librarians can only help with database queries. So if you have any non-legal questions I can attempt to answer those for you.


message 6: by H.G. (new)

H.G. Chambers (hgcbooks) | 10 comments hi Ellie,

Understood I will use the form, thank you.

As for the cover for the ARC edition, I had some major delays for cover design and ended up sending out the ARC using only the title page as a cover, visible here: https://hgchambers.com/wp-content/upl...

Once I received the actual artwork for the book, I updated my ARC list and send them a link to DL the book with the proper cover.

Hope that makes sense. I'll reach out via the form you linked, thank you


Shirin (rigelblack) | 2 comments The ARC edition will be removed shortly.


message 8: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) Shirin wrote: "The ARC edition will be removed shortly."

What? Please do not delete the ARC. It is a valid edition and it is against the rules to delete editions off the system.


message 9: by Bruno (new)

Bruno Baba | 5 comments Hi,
I recently added a new cover for my book, but it doesn't show the the eBook when you click on it's Amazon button. It's probably cause I left the Asin empty, but that's what I was told to do. I also attached a note to it yesterday with the Asin. Could you please help? here is the link
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Thank you


message 10: by Empress (last edited Dec 31, 2017 03:41AM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) #9 Please start a new topic. This one is tied to a specific book. Once you do a librarian will assist you.


message 11: by Bruno (new)

Bruno Baba | 5 comments I just did.
Thanks Ellie!


message 12: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13658 comments Shirin wrote: "The ARC edition will be removed shortly."

Please do not delete valid editions! The ARC edition should be re-added.


Shirin (rigelblack) | 2 comments Okay, I will re-add it. Sorry for the trouble.


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