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Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1 (Contemporary Literature and the Life of Faith)
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Sarah | 124 comments The following books are part of a series:
Listening for God Reader, Vol 1

Volume 1:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Volume 2:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...
Volume 3:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Also volume 3 (different edition, leader guide):
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Volume 4:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

First, these are four separate books (not counting the leader guides), not four editions of the same book. The first three are all listed as editions of volume 1, which is both weird and incorrect.

Second, they are not consistently named. The title is "Listening for God, Volume 1" and so on. It isn't "Listening to God Reader". The series title is "Contemporary Literature and the Life of Faith".

Third, the authors are completely made up, as far as I can tell (well, they're real, but I have no idea why only certain ones are listed). The editors are Paula J. Carlson and Peter S. Hawkins. (If the authors of the short stories are going to be listed, they should all be listed. I could provide the lists, providing I locate Volume 1.)

Fourth, I have a different-edition cover for Volume 2 (it matches the others) that I could scan if we wanted to get really fancy.

Thanks. (If we could just get the different books disentangled, that would be a good start. They're NOT editions of the same book.)


message 2: by Nanaa (last edited Jan 30, 2015 03:55PM) (new)

Nanaa (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Hmmmm, doing


message 3: by Sarah (new) - added it

Sarah | 124 comments Thanks. I get that this is complicated and annoying.

I am either going to (a) lose interest in a couple of days or (b) figure out how to become a librarian or (c) drive all of the librarians completely crazy.


message 4: by Nanaa (new)

Nanaa (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments Sarah wrote: "Thanks. I get that this is complicated and annoying.

I am either going to (a) lose interest in a couple of days or (b) figure out how to become a librarian or (c) drive all of the librarians co..."



I choose D - all of the above :)


message 5: by Nanaa (last edited Jan 30, 2015 03:55PM) (new)

Nanaa (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments So I've added separated the books, combined editions and added names of people on the book cover (I assume authors who contributed to the book).
Series added: https://www.goodreads.com/series/1460...

Also if you want to replace the current book cover image of vol. 2 with a a better image than be my guest and do so.


message 6: by Sarah (new) - added it

Sarah | 124 comments Wow, thank you!

You are correct that the authors listed on the cover are the authors whose work is included. The only other thing I would change is that Vol. 3 seems to have the leader guide set as the default version, where really it should be the regular one (for consistency and because it makes sense):
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

(Now I just have to read them all. Thanks, Dad.)


message 7: by Nanaa (new)

Nanaa (xxmzsmilesxx) | 1167 comments I don't have the ability to do that, GR automatically sets the most added book as default. I guess the primary author and probably GR staff can only set this book as default.


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