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message 1: by Joy (new)

Joy Boutwell | 55 comments I don't really know where to put my question or what all you need- so, please bare with me why I try and make sense. Ashton Blackthorne- (https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...) and Drew Sera- (https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...) Published a book together:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

They have unpublished this book and was wondering if you could mark it as unpublished. ( we don't believe you can delete it with the reviews)

Your help would be greatly appreciated and if you have any questions feel free to ask.
Thank you,
Joy


message 2: by Rosa (new)

Rosa (rosaiglarsh) | 145 comments What do you mean by “unpublished” the book?


message 3: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 26904 comments We can mark it as no longer available at the top of the description.


message 4: by Joy (new)

Joy Boutwell | 55 comments Joy wrote: "I don't really know where to put my question or what all you need- so, please bare with me why I try and make sense. Ashton Blackthorne- (https://www.goodreads.com/author/show......"

They took it off of amazon and it is no longer listed or able to be bought.


message 5: by Joy (new)

Joy Boutwell | 55 comments Sandra wrote: "We can mark it as no longer available at the top of the description."

Putting No Longer Available will work.


All these books under Ashton Blackthorne have been unpublished:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

But I have to make sure only the ones written under Ashton Blackthorne are marked unpublished. He re-released them under a new name with different covers and some new titles.

We are in the process of having him become a Goodreads Author under his new name.

Thank you so much for your help,
Joy


message 6: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 852 comments we don't change records for that - because they were at one stage released and available - when he publishes them again, we can make this name a pseudonym and combine the books into one record


message 7: by Joy (new)

Joy Boutwell | 55 comments Dee wrote: "we don't change records for that - because they were at one stage released and available - when he publishes them again, we can make this name a pseudonym and combine the books into one record"


He does not want his old books combined with his new ones or his new names.

If you could just mark Descent - no longer available - that would be great. That's all we really need at this time.
Thank you so much,
Joy


message 8: by lethe (new)

lethe | 14852 comments Joy wrote: "He does not want his old books combined with his new ones or his new names."

I'm afraid it is Goodreads policy to combine them.


message 9: by Joy (new)

Joy Boutwell | 55 comments lethe wrote: "Joy wrote: "He does not want his old books combined with his new ones or his new names."

I'm afraid it is Goodreads policy to combine them."


OK I'm confused- so bare with me- Descent is unpublished and will not be published again. Ashton and Drew just wanted it to be removed or listed No Longer Available so the readers will would be aware. That's what I was wondering if you could do.

Thank you,
Joy


message 10: by Rosa (last edited Sep 02, 2018 11:15AM) (new)

Rosa (rosaiglarsh) | 145 comments Goodreads doesn’t remove books if they’re out of print or unavailable. It’s like a library, not a bookstore like Amazon. There are still copies of Descent out there. I don’t know about marking it unavailable, but if Sandra says it could be, she’s probably right.
Why is it going out of print?


message 11: by Joy (last edited Sep 02, 2018 02:13PM) (new)

Joy Boutwell | 55 comments Rosa wrote: "Goodreads doesn’t remove books if they’re out of print or unavailable. It’s like a library, not a bookstore like Amazon. There are still copies of Descent out there. I don’t know ab..."


Ashton and Drew unpublished it because they didn't have time to finish the series and people kept asking about it. So to keep the confusion down they unpublished it. There should not be any place you can get a copy. The book is gone and not coming back.


I did know from reading through the questions that ya'll don't remove the books- I just put that in there to help explain.

Thank you so much for your help,
Joy


message 12: by Scott (new)

Scott | 25053 comments Rosa wrote: "What do you mean by “unpublished” the book?"

I love that, it sounds like they reversed time or something.


message 13: by Joy (new)

Joy Boutwell | 55 comments Rosa wrote: "What do you mean by “unpublished” the book?"

Here's what I mean by unpublished: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07...


message 14: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 45482 comments Mod
Goodreads does not delete out-of-print books or editions. Please see http://www.goodreads.com/help/show/22... and http://www.goodreads.com/help/show/32...


message 15: by Joy (new)

Joy Boutwell | 55 comments rivka wrote: "Goodreads does not delete out-of-print books or editions. Please see http://www.goodreads.com/help/show/22... and http://www.goodreads.com/hel..."


Thank you so much - I didn't see that help link so I now have forwarded it to the authors. Sorry for being so confusing in my explaining.

Thank you your help is greatly appreciated,
Joy


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