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message 1: by Ashley (new)

Ashley Biggers (ambiggers) | 9 comments This is my book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

However, the publisher entered my name incorrectly (Ashley M Biggers) instead of Ashley M. Biggers (with a period after the M), so it's not showing up in my author profile here: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

Can you help, please?


message 2: by Alison (new)

Alison | 958 comments Done and combined. See https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/... to set the new one as the default, if you'd like.


message 3: by Ashley (new)

Ashley Biggers (ambiggers) | 9 comments Erm, now the book isn't showing at all. Am I not seeing it somehow?


message 4: by Scott (new)

Scott | 26181 comments Click on the book and then other editions.


message 5: by Ashley (new)

Ashley Biggers (ambiggers) | 9 comments The second edition has a different ISBN number. Shouldn't it receive it's own listing?


message 6: by rivka, Former Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45529 comments Mod
All editions are combined (linked) into a single work: https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio...

But each edition still has its own cover, ISBN, format, etc.


message 7: by Ashley (new)

Ashley Biggers (ambiggers) | 9 comments But I don’t want it that way! Now it looks like those who’ve read the book have read the second edition. The second edition is more than 80 percent different than the first edition and needs its own listing! All I wanted was to have a period added after the author name so it would show up on my author page! Please put it back to the original, separate listing!


message 8: by rivka, Former Librarian Moderator (last edited Jun 25, 2018 07:41PM) (new)

rivka | 45529 comments Mod
Goodreads users are usually savvy enough to tell which edition they have read. They also have the ability to add more than one edition as read.

Goodreads policy is to combine revised editions with their originals.

As mentioned above, you may wish to set the new edition as the default.


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