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Book Issues > [FIXED] Please move this book to existing book (as a different edition). Also added to wrong author.

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Marr (lifeiscrazy) | 31 comments Like the title says;

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

Is attributed to the wrong author. Should be Jennifer E. Smith.
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

And should be an edition here;
https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio...


message 2: by Marr (last edited Nov 30, 2018 07:51AM) (new) - rated it 4 stars

Marr (lifeiscrazy) | 31 comments On another note. I added the hardcover Dutch version here;

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

But couldn't add the ISBN number, because it's already added to the paperback Dutch version. Is it possible to add them to both? Or does the paperback have the wrong ISBN? I can take a picture of the page in the book with the ISBN if needed!


message 3: by lethe (last edited Nov 30, 2018 08:14AM) (new)

lethe | 14139 comments According to various sites, ISBN 9789026136580 belongs to the paperback edition. I couldn't find any info on a hardcover edition.

Could you post a pic showing your copy is a hardcover?

ETA See for example http://opc4.kb.nl/xslt/DB=1/CMD?ACT=S...


Marr (lifeiscrazy) | 31 comments Yes, of course!

Here it is, I took a photo with my phone, send to to my macbook with AirDrop, then took a screenshot of said photo, haha!

http://prntscr.com/lp1oyx


Marr (lifeiscrazy) | 31 comments Ah, I just re-read your question, You're asking for an acutal photograph of the book, fail. I just took another pic, of the book showing its actual hardcover, it also shows the ISBN!

Here you go:
http://prntscr.com/lp34j2


message 6: by lethe (last edited Nov 30, 2018 10:35AM) (new)

lethe | 14139 comments Thanks! It looks like a library (or ex-library) copy though?


Marr (lifeiscrazy) | 31 comments Yes! Do library books not count? (Because I've never read that though)


message 8: by lethe (new)

lethe | 14139 comments They do, but since (Dutch) public libraries bind all the books in their collection (to make them more durable) it doesn't mean all those books are actual hardcovers. Many of them were published as paperbacks.

F.e. in this case, they took the front and back of the paperback edition and stuck them on the binding.

Therefore, this edition should be merged with the paperback edition already there. Working on it.


message 9: by Arenda (new) - added it

Arenda | 21787 comments Here is an explanation from a Dutch blog how these library books are turned into hardcovers: https://zonenmaan.net/op-bezoek-bibli...


message 10: by Marr (last edited Nov 30, 2018 11:09AM) (new) - rated it 4 stars

Marr (lifeiscrazy) | 31 comments Wow! I never knew that!!! My mind is blown!


I always hate it when I buy books and they are paperbacks. I totally prefer hardcover (I always thought library books were LOL), because it just... lasts longer, it stays pretty longer.. I don't know~.

// EDIT: I changed the title to "FIXED" because original problem is fixed. My added hardcover (actual paperback) may be deleted!

// EDIT 2: everything fixed now~ Forgive me my ignorance T__T


message 11: by lethe (new)

lethe | 14139 comments No problem, Marr :)
Here is your edition, complete with ISBN: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

@Arenda
Interesting! I hadn't realized they scanned the cover nowadays instead of reusing it on the binding.


message 12: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44595 comments Mod
Many American libraries make some or all of their paperbacks into hardcovers as well. It's not universal, though.


message 13: by Arenda (new) - added it

Arenda | 21787 comments I knew for a long time that libraries did this, but never knew how.

For a long time the 'genre' indications on the spines of library books were actual stickers, as they might come loose when a book was old.
Gradually this changed to books were they were 'printed' on the cover. I alway wondered how they did this, as a different print run just for the library didn't seem cost effective.


message 14: by Emy (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5036 comments rivka wrote: "Many American libraries make some or all of their paperbacks into hardcovers as well. It's not universal, though."

In the UK it seems to have gone - probably because of the cost of rebinding. (Re)binding in general seems to be rare over here now.


message 15: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 25970 comments They don't do it here in Australia either. We still have the genre stickers on the spine but they use clear contact over those areas so they last longer.


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