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message 1: by Gabriella D (new)

Gabriella D Mont | 7 comments A series is being moved from one author's name to another (two different pen names). Same books, different names/author. Is there any way to combine/move/merge the old series with the new so that the reviews can stay? We don't need to hide that the books used to be something else, just add the latest editions as the primary ones with the other editions still visible.


message 2: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments yes, we can combine the editions

what are the books?


message 3: by Miriam (new)

Miriam | 1759 comments Just to note, only staff or the GR author* can set an edition as primary.

*All books get the author name they were originally published under set as the primary author. So if the original author name is not a claimed profile, then the author will need to contact staff by email to have the new edition set as primary.


message 4: by Gabriella D (last edited Jun 06, 2018 01:19PM) (new)

Gabriella D Mont | 7 comments Here are the two series that need to be merged.

The series Lovers Dance by Deanna Roy (four books and a 5th one that was never really released that we'd love to get deleted, but only a "super librarian" can, because it has 2 reviews) https://www.goodreads.com/series/1985...
is now the Blitzed Series by J.J. Knight (periods after each J, NO SPACE between them)- https://www.goodreads.com/series/2349...

Thank you in advance, Olivia, for your help.

What I'm hearing is that once this merging is done, the author will have to contact your staff to make the new edition become the default. Thank you, Miriam, for your advice.


message 5: by Olivia (last edited Jun 06, 2018 02:13PM) (new)

Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments The books are now combined and the series name updated.
https://www.goodreads.com/series/1985...

As the author has both profiles claimed she can log in into this profile
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
and set up the new editions as default.

Here are the instructions for the author:
https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3...


message 6: by Gabriella D (new)

Gabriella D Mont | 7 comments Thank you, Olivia!


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