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message 1: by Robin (new)

Robin Stone (robinstonebooks) | 29 comments Hello, I messed up while trying to add a book, and it got duplicated. Could someone please delete these two book copies? Thanks.

book 1 to delete: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...

book 2 to delete: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...


message 2: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "Hello, I messed up while trying to add a book, and it got duplicated. Could someone please delete these two book copies? Thanks.

book 1 to delete: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5......"


I was looking at your books. There are 2 books with the title: The Carpenter listed as Kindle editions.

One has an ISBN, which is not used for Kindle editions on Goodreads. Is this actually a Kindle edition, or a paperback or an ebook available on another platform?


message 3: by Robin (new)

Robin Stone (robinstonebooks) | 29 comments Frankly, I'm VERY frustrated with Goodreads. Most of my books are a mess with extra editions I swear I didn't create. (I know I messed up with the Mechanic.) I always check my books after I create a new one, and never see a second one...only to see sometimes as long as weeks or months later, a second edition.

Can you combine the 2 Carpenter records, for starters?


message 4: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "Frankly, I'm VERY frustrated with Goodreads. Most of my books are a mess with extra editions I swear I didn't create. (I know I messed up with the Mechanic.) I always check my books after I create ..."

I would like to help you get it cleared up and as tidy as possible.

I combined the Carpenter book, but did not want to delete it until I made sure that the ISBN is not used elsewhere. If you have a few minutes and can answer my questions, I think I can help you.


message 5: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments What makes the second editions is that you are adding ISBNs and Goodreads only uses ASINs for Kindle editions.


message 6: by Robin (new)

Robin Stone (robinstonebooks) | 29 comments Suzi wrote: "What makes the second editions is that you are adding ISBNs and Goodreads only uses ASINs for Kindle editions."

ok, thanks, I didn't know this.


message 7: by Robin (new)

Robin Stone (robinstonebooks) | 29 comments Hi again,

The Carpenter is an ebook only on its own, but not a paperback. Does this answer your question?


message 8: by Robin (new)

Robin Stone (robinstonebooks) | 29 comments I just want to be sure none of my reviews get deleted.


message 9: by Suzi (last edited Oct 02, 2020 04:59PM) (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "Hi again,

The Carpenter is an ebook only on its own, but not a paperback. Does this answer your question?"


I need to know if it - or any other of your editions - are available as ebooks on other platforms.

If you have an ebook that is listed with other retailers, such as Kobo or Walmart, then we will keep the edition with the ISBN. If it is only available on Amazon, we will merge the 2 records.


message 10: by Robin (new)

Robin Stone (robinstonebooks) | 29 comments It's only available at Amazon.


message 11: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "I just want to be sure none of my reviews get deleted."

they will not, which is why I am trying to do this the right way, and get the right editions merged.


message 12: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "It's only available at Amazon."

I will queue it to be merged, it will take a few days to disappear because the site is heavily cached.


message 13: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "It's only available at Amazon."

If you will post links of the ebooks that are actually Kindle editions, I will review them, or I can go through them myself and ask you questions about them.

I'll help you however I can or that you prefer.


message 14: by Robin (new)

Robin Stone (robinstonebooks) | 29 comments All kindle only:

Delivery Man - somehow has 3 editions
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Toy With Me - has 2
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

The Painters - has 2
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

The Landscaper - has 2
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Landscaper in Lust -2
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Landscaper in Love - 3
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Landscaper in Paradise -2
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

And the last one is Evan's Wish, the one I originally posted about.
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...

Thanks!


message 15: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "All kindle only:

Delivery Man - somehow has 3 editions
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Toy With Me - has 2
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

The ..."


I will work on this a bit, and let you know when I'm done.


message 16: by Suzi (last edited Oct 02, 2020 05:52PM) (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "All kindle only:

Delivery Man - somehow has 3 editions
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...



The ..."


this one has 2 ISBNs, and were published a year apart. Can you shed any light on that? One of them will be merged with the Kindle edition. One has no cover. So I'll work on the others. Let me know about that one.


message 17: by Robin (new)

Robin Stone (robinstonebooks) | 29 comments The real ISBN for The Delivery is: 9781944514013


message 18: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "The real ISBN for The Delivery is: 9781944514013"

this edition:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Published July 22nd 2016 by Summer Night Publishing
ISBN13: 9781944514051

Can you tell me about that ISBN?


message 19: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "All kindle only:

Delivery Man - somehow has 3 editions
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Toy With Me - has 2
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

The ..."


Suzi wrote: "Robin wrote: "The real ISBN for The Delivery is: 9781944514013"

this edition:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Published July 22nd 2016 by Summer Night Publishing
ISBN13:..."


Has The Landscaper's Christmas been published?


message 20: by Robin (new)

Robin Stone (robinstonebooks) | 29 comments Delivery Man ISBN - I'm not sure what you're asking, I triple-checked the number on my list of book ISBNs, and this one is correct: "The real ISBN for The Delivery is: 9781944514013"

The Landscaper's Christmas - has not been published yet, nor is it on pre-order.


message 21: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "Delivery Man ISBN - I'm not sure what you're asking, I triple-checked the number on my list of book ISBNs, and this one is correct: "The real ISBN for The Delivery is: 9781944514013"

The Landscape..."


Published July 22nd 2016 by Summer Night Publishing
ISBN13: 9781944514051

I will have to keep this, since it was imported from smashwords and has been a valid publication at least for a time.


message 22: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "Delivery Man ISBN - I'm not sure what you're asking, I triple-checked the number on my list of book ISBNs, and this one is correct: "The real ISBN for The Delivery is: 9781944514013"

The Landscape..."


It has been added with no publication information. I will note in the description that it is not yet published.


message 23: by France (new)

France | 7 comments Hi Robin. It's done.


Robin wrote: "Hello, I messed up while trying to add a book, and it got duplicated. Could someone please delete these two book copies? Thanks.

book 1 to delete: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5......"



message 24: by Robin (new)

Robin Stone (robinstonebooks) | 29 comments Ok, I have no idea how The Landscaper's Christmas book is on Smashwords...let me look into this on my end.


message 25: by Suzi (new)

Suzi | 8667 comments Robin wrote: "Ok, I have no idea how The Landscaper's Christmas book is on Smashwords...let me look into this on my end."

I'm sorry - I was asking 2 questions at once. That Smashwords ISBN goes with the Delivery man. Sorry to be confusing.


message 26: by Robin (new)

Robin Stone (robinstonebooks) | 29 comments Suzi wrote: "Robin wrote: "Ok, I have no idea how The Landscaper's Christmas book is on Smashwords...let me look into this on my end."

I'm sorry - I was asking 2 questions at once. That Smashwords ISBN goes wi..."

oh, ok.


message 27: by Emily (new)

Emily | 14838 comments France wrote: "Hi Robin. It's done."

Please do not delete books outright. The procedure is to merge them with their duplicate editions, even if they have no shelvings, so that others can refer to the changes.


message 28: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13813 comments Emily wrote: "France wrote: "Hi Robin. It's done."

Please do not delete books outright. The procedure is to merge them with their duplicate editions, even if they have no shelvings, so that others can refer to ..."


And also, someone was already working on these books.


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