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message 1: by Lord (new)

Lord Toph (lordtoph) | 10 comments Hello,

If you could help update this book cover

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

with

http://starfieldstories.com/project/b...

it would be most appreciated.

Thank you.


message 2: by Nan (new)

Nan (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Can I ask you if this cover of the book was ever published?
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 3: by Lord (new)

Lord Toph (lordtoph) | 10 comments Just on the book website, but not for sale on Amazon where it's published recently. Thank you!


message 4: by Jessa (new)

Jessa Callaver (jessa_callaver) | 18 comments I'm still having book cover issues that I'm not sure if I'll need to accept or if GR can update them once and for all?

For both of my titles, "Family Care" (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...) and "The Very Though of Him" (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...), the old book covers remain - the one with the gingerbread cookie and the split cover, respectively. Is there a way to erase the old covers for good? The new covers are all updated on Amazon, Smashwords, iTunes, etc. and have been for some time, so I'm not sure why the old cover is still coming up.

Also I have two book listings/links for the same title (This one: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... And this one: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...) for one title, "Dara's Decision."
How do I make it just one?

Thanks.


message 5: by Catalina (new)

Catalina | 2065 comments Re 4: Think of Goodreads as a library, we don't delete out of print books or covers. We try to keep accurate book records; users like to shelve their particular edition and that may mean an older cover.
The only thing you can do(in case you didn't already) is to set the new covers as the default ones. Here you have how: https://www.goodreads.com/help#defaul...


message 6: by Nan (new)

Nan (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Lord wrote: "Just on the book website, but not for sale on Amazon where it's published recently. Thank you!"

So the old cover was never actually published, as in sold?


message 7: by Nan (new)

Nan (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Added new cover

To set as book cover as default, follow this step https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3...


message 8: by Jessa (new)

Jessa Callaver (jessa_callaver) | 18 comments Catalina wrote: "Re 4: Think of Goodreads as a library, we don't delete out of print books or covers. We try to keep accurate book records; users like to shelve their particular edition and that may mean an older c..."

Ok.Thanks!


message 9: by Lord (new)

Lord Toph (lordtoph) | 10 comments Nandar wrote: "https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Added new cover

To set as book cover as default, follow this step https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3......"


Thank you. We also need paperback cover updated, though, as we're planning a paperback giveaway. The other cover was not for out of print book or old edition - it was just set up before publication as upcoming release. Will be more careful when putting up covers now.
Thank you so much for your help.


message 10: by Vlodka (new)

Vlodka (vktarg) | 45 comments Hi! Can someone please add cover to this book?
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Thank you so much!!


message 11: by Melaslithos (new)

Melaslithos | 1356 comments #10 Done.


message 12: by Melaslithos (new)

Melaslithos | 1356 comments #9 Paperback cover changed too.


message 13: by Lord (new)

Lord Toph (lordtoph) | 10 comments Melaslithos wrote: "#9 Paperback cover changed too."

Thank you! Really appreciate it.


message 14: by Lord (new)

Lord Toph (lordtoph) | 10 comments If anyone could also update this book, it'll be really helpful.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

update with the cover on this page, down in the middle: http://montecristoph.com/monte-cristo...

You can click on the image to see the bigger version.

Hasn't been published. Thank you!


message 15: by Pamela (new)

Pamela Murdaugh-Smith (pamelamurdaugh-smith) | 10 comments Greetings!

Book Cover and title verbiage changed, please assist.

Previous title: Good Gaelic Souls, a Biker Saga
Revised Title : A Biker Saga, GGS

New cover http://tinyurl.com/q4h7w2z


Thank you for your assistance,
PMS


message 16: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments Lord wrote: "If anyone could also update this book, it'll be really helpful.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

update with the cover on this page, down in the middle: http://mont..."


Have any advanced reader copies been distributed with the old cover, either ebook or physical formats?


message 17: by Lord (last edited Nov 03, 2014 02:40PM) (new)

Lord Toph (lordtoph) | 10 comments Z-squared wrote: "Have any advanced reader copies been distributed with the old cover, either ebook or physical formats? "

Nope.


message 18: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments Pamela wrote: "Greetings!

Book Cover and title verbiage changed, please assist.

Previous title: Good Gaelic Souls, a Biker Saga
Revised Title : A Biker Saga, GGS

New cover http://tinyurl.com/q4h7w2z


Thank y..."


Hi Pamela,

Goodreads policy is to keep all published covers because users like to shelve the edition that matches the one they own. Instead, we create alternate cover editions (ACEs), and you as the author have the ability to set the new cover as the default edition (but only after you claim your Goodreads author profile). I have created an ACE for your book here:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Once you've claimed your author profile, you'll be able to set the new cover as default by following the instructions here:

https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3...

I have also started a series page for you here:

https://www.goodreads.com/series/1399...

To claim your author profile, just go here:

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

Scroll down to the bottom and click on "Is this you? Let us know."

Also, a note on book descriptions: Goodreads does not allow reviews or promotional information in the description field, so I had to tweak the blurb a bit compared to what you've got on Amazon.


message 19: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments Lord wrote: "Z-squared wrote: "Have any advanced reader copies been distributed with the old cover, either ebook or physical formats? "

Nope."


Thanks for confirming. Cover replaced.


message 20: by Lord (new)

Lord Toph (lordtoph) | 10 comments Z-squared wrote: "Lord wrote: "Z-squared wrote: "Have any advanced reader copies been distributed with the old cover, either ebook or physical formats? "

Nope."

Thanks for confirming. Cover replaced."


Thank you very much!


message 21: by Pamela (new)

Pamela Murdaugh-Smith (pamelamurdaugh-smith) | 10 comments Z-squared wrote: "Pamela wrote: "Greetings!

Book Cover and title verbiage changed, please assist.

Previous title: Good Gaelic Souls, a Biker Saga
Revised Title : A Biker Saga, GGS

New cover http://tinyurl.com/q4h..."


Z-squared,

Thank you for your assistance. I claimed the Author page, although I thought I set one up over the summer? When I went to set the new cover as default, I did not have access. Am I to assume this will take a minute and try again tomorrow?

Thank you again,
PMS


message 22: by Mari (new)

Mari Christie (marichristie) | 7 comments Hey there,

I set up my book with a placeholder cover that has now changed. I am here trying to set up all of the editions to be released at the end of the month, all of which will have the same cover (not the one on GR now). No ARCs or any other kind of file has been released, and my pre-sale on Amazon and Smashwords has the new cover. Can I please change the cover here? What would you like me to provide? https://www.goodreads.com/book/edit/2...


message 23: by Abcdarian (last edited Nov 03, 2014 06:28PM) (new)

Abcdarian | 21214 comments I have replaced it with the current Amazon cover, which I assume is the new one you refer to--?


message 24: by Mari (new)

Mari Christie (marichristie) | 7 comments Yes! Perfect! Thank you! :-)


message 25: by Beth (last edited Nov 03, 2014 09:01PM) (new)

Beth Bolden (beth_bolden) | 30 comments Could you please replace the cover of my novel here:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

With this new, updated cover?

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e17...

Sorry, updated with the correct cover!

Thank you very much!


message 27: by Imy (new)

Imy Santiago | 7 comments Hello, I used a temporary image as my gr book cover located here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

My cover reveal happened less than an hour ago and the official book cover should be this one: https://www.goodreads.com/photo/work/...

This book has not been published (publication date is January 5, 2015).ISBN number is pending and no ARCs have been distributed.

An alternate place to find the cover image is here: https://imysantiago.files.wordpress.c...

As I was unaware of book cover guidelines, I'll also need this one removed... It's the second book of the series that hasn't been completed nor has it been published or distributed. No image to replace it with. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

I hope you can help! You bet I won't be making the same mistake again!


message 28: by Nan (last edited Nov 03, 2014 10:08PM) (new)

Nan (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Changed cover.
I'm unable to delete book as it has too much reviews, I'll post it in another thread for deletion.
Is it the cover you want deleted???


message 29: by Imy (new)

Imy Santiago | 7 comments Nandar wrote: "Changed cover.
I'm unable to delete book as it has too much reviews, I'll post it in another thread for deletion.
Is it the cover you want deleted???"


Yes, on both. Neither have been published. I didn't know you couldn't delete temporary images. No ISBNs have been assigned for either book nor ARCs have been sent out. That happens next month (thank goodness!)


message 30: by Nan (new)

Nan (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Okay done :) Sorry I misread your request! XD


message 31: by Nan (new)

Nan (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Also is the series called SAFELIGHT?


message 32: by Imy (new)

Imy Santiago | 7 comments Nandar wrote: "Also is the series called SAFELIGHT?"

Indeed. SAFELIGHT Series


message 34: by Imy (new)

Imy Santiago | 7 comments Nandar wrote: "Okay, series added
https://www.goodreads.com/series/1399..."


Thank you!


message 35: by Wolsak & Wynn (new)

Wolsak & Wynn | 24 comments Hi, Could someone please update the cover for Mr. Sapiens (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...) with the correct image, which can be found at http://wolsakandwynn.ca/books/143-mr-...?

Thanks!


message 36: by Philip (new)

Philip (burnnerman) | 5913 comments #36 - Have any copies been released, such as Advanced Reader Copies or beta copies, that have this cover either in electronic or printed format?


message 37: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments Pamela wrote: "Z-squared,

Thank you for your assistance. I claimed the Author page, although I thought I set one up over the summer? When I went to set the new cover as default, I did not have access. Am I to assume this will take a minute and try again tomorrow?

Thank you again,
PMS "


Sorry not to get back to you sooner. Looks like you've been able to claim your profile. As for the one you set up over the summer, you're probably thinking of your personal profile (which is different than an author one). Let me know if you need anything else, but it looks like you're all set now.


message 38: by Mike (last edited Nov 05, 2014 07:28PM) (new)

Mike Mason | 2 comments Please update this out-of-print cover and ISBN:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
to this:
http://www.amazon.com/Furniture-Heave...
Thank you!


message 39: by Nan (last edited Nov 05, 2014 07:27PM) (new)

Nan (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Sorry Mike it's against GR policy to do that. However, what you can do is add the new cover edition as default so that's the book that turns up when people search for it on GR. By new cover edition, this was the one I was referring to.
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Please follow this step to do that
https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3...


message 40: by Mike (last edited Nov 05, 2014 07:28PM) (new)

Mike Mason | 2 comments Please update this out-of-print cover and ISBN:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
to this:
http://www.amazon.com/The-Mystery-Chi...
Thank you!


message 41: by Melaslithos (last edited Nov 05, 2014 07:30PM) (new)

Melaslithos | 1356 comments #38 Hi, the new edition is already on GR:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

On GR, we do not delete out of print editions:
https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3...
So I just added in the description that it was out of print.

As the author, you can set the new version as the default edition by following the instructions here:
https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/3...


message 42: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments re 40, same as what Melaslithos said in message 41. The edition you linked to on Amazon is already here:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


message 43: by T.K. (new)

T.K. Rapp (tkrapp) | 5 comments I have new covers for 2 of my books. How can I update them so they show, rather than the old ones?

These are the books:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 44: by Nan (last edited Nov 06, 2014 12:14AM) (new)

Nan (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments It's against GR policy to delete covers of published books.
I'll add an ACE (Alternate cover Edition) and then you can set it as default so that when people search for the book on GR, the new cover editions will show up.
I looked up your book on Amazon but it seems that the covers are still the 'old' ones, unless their minor changes that I can't seem to differentiate.


message 45: by Mintu (new)

Mintu | 285 comments Please update this https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...


to

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

as it contains more details including actual book cover.


message 46: by Mintu (new)

Mintu | 285 comments Please update ISBN# 9780263737912

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


to

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

as it contains more details including actual book cover.


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