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message 1: by Renee (new)

Renee (reneeconoulty) | 15 comments Hi,
Could you please create three new series and add my books to them.

series title Narrated by the Author
book #1 Narrated by the Author: How to Produce an Audiobook on a Budget
book #2 Character Voices: A Workbook for Audiobook Narration

series title Chirpy Chapters
book #1 Chaotic Chores
book #2 Best Friends For Now

series title Fun-size Fiction
book #1 Wife, Mother, Woman: A Flash Fiction Collection
book #2 Swinging Through Life: A Flash Fiction Collection

Thanks for your help.


message 2: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41655 comments Mod
To be a series on Goodreads, books need to have more than a common theme -- like characters in common, an overarching storyline, a shared universe, etc. What makes this a series?


message 3: by Renee (new)

Renee (reneeconoulty) | 15 comments Narrated by the Author are non-fiction books on how to narrate an audiobook.

Chirpy Chapters are beginner readers set in the same magical realism universe.

Fun-size Fiction is all my flash fiction collections - listed as a series on the retailers like Amazon but possibly not meeting your definition of a series. If this one doesn't meet your requirements for a series page, could you please leave the series reference in the title so it's less confusing for readers to identify the books.

Thanks.


message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41655 comments Mod
The first two sound fine, but the third would not be a series. The references therefore would not go in the titles, but can be moved to the edition fields.


message 5: by Renee (new)

Renee (reneeconoulty) | 15 comments ok


message 6: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)


message 7: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41655 comments Mod
For the second, I took another look at the books, and they really don't seem to have a universe (in the usual sense of the word) in common. Could you elaborate on that, please?


message 8: by Renee (new)

Renee (reneeconoulty) | 15 comments The Chirpy Chapters books don't have crossover characters. I made them a series because my kids helped me write them and they both have magical realism elements. I thought of them as a series like the Aussie Bites and Aussie Nibbles early reader series we have in Australia. You can leave them separate if that isn't a strong enough link for Goodreads and I'll reapply if I write more books to link them.

I have another series request. I have received my rights back to my Got That Swing series that already has a series page established. I'm republishing Don't Mean a Thing as book 1, so that can stay the same but I'm changing the book that's currently listed as 0.5. Gotta Be This or That is a duet of two short stories that I'm separating and publishing individually. I'd like Gotta Be This or That removed from the series page and replaced with Baby it's Cold Outside (which is a prequel short story so would suit being listed as 0.5).


message 9: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41655 comments Mod
Renee wrote: "I thought of them as a series like the Aussie Bites and Aussie Nibbles early reader series we have in Australia."

I'm not familiar with those, but I suspect we would not consider them series either. Those sounds like what we would call an imprint.


message 10: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41655 comments Mod
Renee wrote: "I'd like Gotta Be This or That removed from the series page and replaced with Baby it's Cold Outside (which is a prequel short story so would suit being listed as 0.5)."

We don't remove valid book data, but I added the new short as #0.5A. When the second one is up, we can add that as #0.5B.


message 11: by Renee (new)

Renee (reneeconoulty) | 15 comments Thanks. I didn't realise that was an option. I'll let you know when the new series books are released.


message 12: by Renee (new)

Renee (reneeconoulty) | 15 comments I've added the next three books in the Got That Swing series to Goodreads. Could you please add them to the series page. Here's a link to the series page. https://www.goodreads.com/series/2133...

book 1.5 Cheek to Cheek
book 2 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...
book 2.5 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

Thanks


message 13: by Julie (new)

Julie (revel-in-reading) | 18 comments I am the author of a picture book series called "I've Got...". Would you please create this series for me? My author page is https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... and the books in the series are :
I've Got Feet! https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
I've Got Eyes! https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
and I've Got a Tail! https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...
Thank you!


message 14: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41655 comments Mod
Julie wrote: "I am the author of a picture book series called "I've Got...". "

Duplicate request has been removed. Please only post requests once. If a day or two have gone by with no reply, it's fine to bump your request up by responding to your own thread. Goodreads Librarians are volunteers, and some requests may take some time to get a reply.

To be a series on Goodreads, books need to have more than a common theme -- like characters in common, an overarching storyline, a shared universe, etc. What makes this a series?


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