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J.G. McKenney (jgmckenney) | 13 comments The first literary award on The Book Knights Goodreads page reads: "Eric Hoffer Book Award Nominee for YA (2018)." This is incorrect.

It should read "Eric Hoffer Book Award Winner for YA - Honorable Mention (2018)." Please make the correction. The link to the book award is below.

http://www.hofferaward.com/Eric-Hoffe...


Elizabeth (Alaska) | 7386 comments J.G. wrote: "The first literary award on The Book Knights Goodreads page reads: "Eric Hoffer Book Award Nominee for YA (2018)." This is incorrect.

It should read "Eric Hoffer Book Award Winner for YA - Honora..."


Honorable Mentions are not winners and are listed as Nominees.


J.G. McKenney (jgmckenney) | 13 comments Elizabeth (Alaska) wrote: "J.G. wrote: "The first literary award on The Book Knights Goodreads page reads: "Eric Hoffer Book Award Nominee for YA (2018)." This is incorrect.

It should read "Eric Hoffer Book Award Winner fo..."


That's not correct. On the Eric Hoffer Book Award page they are listed as winners. Nominees are any one who submitted a book to the awards.


J.G. McKenney (jgmckenney) | 13 comments Elizabeth,

If you don't like the word "winner," that's fine (even though the awards page includes it under "winners"). But I want to make it clear that it's not just a nominee (of which there are hundreds) but that it received an Honorable Mention in its category.

I suggest this wording: "Eric Hoffer Book Award Honorable Mention for YA (2018)"

Can you please post as such? Here are two links to support my claim that THE BOOK KNIGHTS received an Honorable Mention in the Eric Hoffer Book Award, and should justify my request:

http://www.hofferaward.com/Eric-Hoffe...

http://www.theusreview.com/USRhoffer....

Thank you.


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Goodreads is set up to have two statuses for each award: winner, and nominee.


J.G. McKenney (jgmckenney) | 13 comments rivka wrote: "Goodreads is set up to have two statuses for each award: winner, and nominee."

Ridiculous.


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J.G. McKenney (jgmckenney) | 13 comments rivka wrote: "Librarians have no control over site functionality. If you have feedback about that, you'll need to use the Contact Us link on the Help page."

rivka wrote: "Goodreads is set up to have two statuses for each award: winner, and nominee."

That doesn't appear to be the case. My other book, EON'S DOOR, has a literary award worded as follows:

"Reader Views Literary Award for Teens (Honorable Mention) (2011)"

Here's the link:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

It follows that I should be able to have the new award stated as:
"Eric Hoffer Book Award - YA Fiction (Honorable Mention) (2018)"

Please make the correction.


Elizabeth (Alaska) | 7386 comments I edited the awards for both of these titles to comply with policy.


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