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message 1: by Richard (new)

Richard Denoncourt (richdenoncourt) | 40 comments Hi, I had a few of my covers updates several weeks ago (for Savant and Feral), but now I see the old covers showing as the primary ones.

Could one of you good librarians help me update 3 books covers and make them the primary editions that come up on searches?

Here are the links (Title, then link to new cover):

TRAINLAND - https://www.amazon.com/Trainland-Horr...

SAVANT (The Luminether Series #1) - https://www.amazon.com/Savant-Book-Lu...

FERAL (The Luminether Series #2) - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07...

Thank you so much,
Richard


☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6187 comments Your last request was in september and that was when this alternate cover was set up https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
If you have changed your cover again inbetween we couldn't know that...
So nothing disappeared - that one momentarily on Amazon wasn't ever there yet.
Same for Feral - the horses were correct in September according to you https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Will start to create some new ACE..
setting them then primary is only something you or GR staff can do after they are set up.


message 3: by ☕ Lachgas ♿ (last edited Jan 02, 2018 09:16AM) (new)

☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6187 comments 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

Alternate-cover edition added here, with cover from Amazon:
1. alternate cover edition kindle:
for Savant:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
for Feral: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
for Trainlaind: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

2. for the paperback
for Savant: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
for Feral: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
for Trainland: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

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


message 4: by Richard (new)

Richard Denoncourt (richdenoncourt) | 40 comments Ah, I see thank you so much. Can we add the Trainland cover for now?


☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6187 comments Done now.

Something I realized while adding Trainland, be aware to not set an edition with ACE notatation as default descrption because that notation does populate then to all editions who use the default description and would create wrong info then.


message 6: by Richard (new)

Richard Denoncourt (richdenoncourt) | 40 comments What's ACE notation?


☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6187 comments that informative "this is an alternate cover edition for..." text
(that's to help the readers to find the correct edition as the ASIN/ISBN has to stay with the first entered edition)
Having that on an edition it doesn't belong to (like mention of an ASIN on a paperback because the description was set as default) would be just confusing


message 8: by Richard (new)

Richard Denoncourt (richdenoncourt) | 40 comments I see, thank you


message 9: by Richard (new)

Richard Denoncourt (richdenoncourt) | 40 comments Hi there,

I just purchased and updated a new cover for my novel, Outbreak. Could one of you friendly librarians help me with updating it and making the primary version?

Here's the Amazon page with the new cover:
https://www.amazon.com/Outbreak-Post-...

Thanks,

Rich


message 10: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 20186 comments Richard wrote: "I just purchased and updated a new cover for my novel, Outbreak. Could one of you friendly librarians help me with updating it and making the primary version?

Here's the Amazon page wit..."


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 http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...
and http://www.goodreads.com/help/show/85....

Alternate-cover edition added here:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Librarians can't set the default edition. 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 set the default edition.


message 11: by Richard (new)

Richard Denoncourt (richdenoncourt) | 40 comments Awesome. Thank you.


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