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message 1: by Diana (new)

Diana Urban (dianaurban) | 30 comments My debut novel The Last Hour was just announced a few days ago, and it's been added to Goodreads ( It's attached to the author profile Diana Urban ( However, this Diana Urban has a different book listed on her profile, "Who Is Driving the Bus?" which most definitely is not mine, haha. So I think my book has been attached to the wrong Diana Urban's profile. Can a librarian please help me sort this out? I would be so grateful. My user profile the correct author profile should be linked to is:

message 2: by Scott (new)

Scott | 24936 comments Moved to a new profile.

message 3: by Diana (new)

Diana Urban (dianaurban) | 30 comments Scott wrote: "Moved to a new profile."

Thank you so much! I just submitted a new request to claim that correct author profile (I had submitted a claim for the other profile last week before I realized it was the wrong author).

message 4: by Scott (new)

Scott | 24936 comments You're welcome. Please add the ISBN as soon as you know it or it may get imported again.

message 5: by Diana (new)

Diana Urban (dianaurban) | 30 comments Good to know, thank you, Scott! I have the ISBN, but do I need to wait for my author profile claim to go through before I can add it?

I'm a bit worried that my application last week for the wrong profile will go through. should be linked to

message 6: by Scott (last edited Aug 27, 2018 07:42AM) (new)

Scott | 24936 comments You can post the ISBN here and I can add it.
If the wrong profile gets connected, it can be fixed.

message 7: by Diana (new)

Diana Urban (dianaurban) | 30 comments OK great, thanks for all your help, Scott.

Upon further research it seems I have to wait until the book is up for preorder on Amazon to provide the ISBN to Goodreads. So if the book gets attached to the wrong author again, I'll post here again.

One more thing... any way to remove this discussion from the bottom of the book's page? I don't think readers need to see this technical discussion. :-)

message 8: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45422 comments Mod
If you unlinked the book from the "this thread is about section" (which you appear to have done), it should disappear from that section in a couple days.

message 9: by Diana (new)

Diana Urban (dianaurban) | 30 comments Thanks, Rivka! Didn't realize there would be a delay. This is all set now. :-D

You're all so helpful. Thanks again!!

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