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message 1: by David (new)

David (david_greene) | 3 comments Hello Librarians,

I have just published a new edition of Unmentionables: A Novel via CreateSpace.

This new edition needs to be combined with existing editions of this same title. The isbn of the new edition is 1453721355.

Here are the existing editions:

Unmentionables (Smashwords eBook edition)
Unmentionables (Kindle edition)
Unmentionables - A Novel (Lulupress paperback edition, now out of print though some members may own it)

All four of these formats (the two eBook editions and the two paperback editions) contain the same manuscript.

I am the author. My profile is at

I am unable to combine the new paperback edition from CreateSpace with the other editions on my own.

Thank you.
--David Greene

message 2: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44590 comments Mod
Got it.

David, because there's more than one author listed on Goodreads with your name, all your books have your name listed with an extra space in the author name -- David^^Greene, rather than David^Greene. So when you add a new book, you need to edit it to add that extra space in the author name. Then save, and you'll be able to combine it with your others (or have it just show on your author page, if it's a different work, rather than a new edition of this one).

Or you can just come here, of course! :)

message 3: by David (new)

David (david_greene) | 3 comments Ah, two spaces--understood. Many thanks rivka.

--David Greene

message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44590 comments Mod
Nanette, we don't delete out-of-print books. Members still own them and have read them, and wish to list them and rate/review them.

I'm not sure I understand your question about Amazon.

message 5: by David (new)

David (david_greene) | 3 comments Hello Librarians,

An extra iteration of Unmentionables seems to have been created by somebody at

The listing above is a duplicate of the correct entry at

The extra listing appears to refer to ISBN13: 9781452353814 - the Smashwords edition -- but the extra listing has listed two ISBN 0011065761 (ISBN13: 2940011065767) neither of which is valid for Unmentionables.

Can the extra listing (and the readers attached to it) be merged with the correct listing of the Smashword edition?

message 6: by Dori (new)

Dori (adorible) | 198 comments Apparently it is the ISBN associated with it from Barnes & Noble. I combined it with the other editions, though.

message 7: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44590 comments Mod
B&N ebooks have their own system of EAN/ISBN-13s.

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