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Book Issues > Please delete this book! (pt. 4)

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message 1: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44215 comments Mod
New thread!


message 2: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44215 comments Mod
Got the Dorothy Allison book from the last thread (sneaky, sneaky!) ;)


message 3: by Seizure Romero (new)

Seizure Romero | 11 comments Thanks! (claiming 'cross-post' in a weak attempt to disguise my sneakiness)


message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44215 comments Mod
Hmm. Not sure how people are still posting in a locked thread, but I got the newest one too.


message 6: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44215 comments Mod
That one too.


message 7: by Jeanette (new)

Jeanette | 22 comments http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/19...

This one needs to be deleted and the reviews merged with the other one.


message 8: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments Jeanette, Got it.


message 10: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments Ashley, I got the last three.


message 12: by Cait (new)

Cait (tigercait) | 5005 comments I've got a mystery book -- this The Thirteenth Tale has an invalid ISBN-13 that's one digit off from the ISBN-13 of the most popular hardcover edition, with the same publisher (Atria and Washington Square Press are the same) and page count, but it claims to be paperback. There aren't any edition notes on the reviews (except for one person who had the audiobook and couldn't find that edition), so I suppose it might as well merge over into that hardcover....


This Is Not The Michael You're Looking For | 949 comments I got Jeanette's Yearling.


message 15: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments Got Ashley's last three.


message 17: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments And got the last one.


message 18: by Melody (new)

Melody (runningtune) | 13259 comments http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54...

Delete this then add back 0810985942 and edit to read NOT A BOOK

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57... and http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57... then add back 0761142886 and 0761138331 and edit to read NOT A BOOK

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/91... and add back 0740736736 - edit to read NOT A BOOK




message 19: by Cait (last edited Jul 02, 2008 03:20PM) (new)

Cait (tigercait) | 5005 comments Kirbyus, there's a level above librarian called "superlibrarian" -- that's people like Lisa, Michael, and Rivka who are answering the posts in this thread. Regular old librarians like you and me can find books that need to be deleted and report them in this thread; then the superlibrarians swoop in and do the actual deleting.

(Despite Melody's rather terrifying lists (*grin*), books don't actually need to be deleted very often....)


message 20: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments I delete Melody's last 4 and am about to recreate them.

Librarians can delete editions of books too, being absolutely sure to combine first with the other editions of the book. Superlibrarians are needed if editions/books/other materials exceed a certain number of reviews/ratings/shelves.

It's better to leave something alone, or ask, than to delete (or even edit) just because you can.

Even though I'm very careful, I've been alerted twice to mistakes I have made, and I'm sure that I must have made others; so I try to be very conscientious, as do we all.


message 21: by Melody (new)

Melody (runningtune) | 13259 comments Hey now Cait.

And without regard of Juicy Living delete this: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12... and then espress grief and remorse and add 1401901808 as NOT A BOOK.


message 22: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments Cait, Got it. (Thank you for adding that ISBN. Usually I put in both 10 & 13 & notes, but something happened as I was creating the NOT A BOOK and without the ISBN in your post, we'd have had to wait for the cards to appear again in the database and we'd have had to try to get to them with a NOT A BOOK before anyone rated them.)


message 23: by Melody (new)

Melody (runningtune) | 13259 comments http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/14... Delete that and add 0811849783 back as not a book.

Delete: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21... and add back 1561706396 as not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/49... and add back 0439625602 as not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27... and add back 0316788236 as not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/80... and add back 1561709069 as not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31... and add back 0743472632 as not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31...

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21... and add back 0792163087 as not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28... and add back 0149058896 as not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/82... and add back 0811835251 as not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16...

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20... and add back 2130462650 as not a book


message 24: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (last edited Jul 03, 2008 10:48AM) (new)

rivka | 44215 comments Mod
Working on Melody's list, starting at the top.

Edit: Got 'em all. Except the Angela's Ashes film doesn't want to add back in (and good riddance to it), and that last one seems to have been a legit paperback. Didn't realize until I'd deleted it, so anyone who really wanted that edition has been shifted to the other -- oops! But I added it back and re-combined them.


message 25: by Melody (new)

Melody (runningtune) | 13259 comments Hmmm. That last one was listed with the not a book listing and had a description saying it was a film. Strange.


message 26: by Melody (new)

Melody (runningtune) | 13259 comments Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36... and add back 1561707856 and edit to read NOT A BOOK

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/76... and add back 0811844897 as not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33...

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33...

This should be deleted http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32... so that it combines with http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40...

This should be deleted http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/72... so that it combines with http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16...

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28... and then add back 0147501776 and edit to read not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54... then add back 0694006386 and edit to read NOT A BOOK

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/96... and add back 0590021117 as not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15... and add back 0757910505 as not a book

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/76... then add back 1561708771 as not a book

Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25...




message 27: by Melody (new)

Melody (runningtune) | 13259 comments Delete http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23... and add back 0688038832 as not a book


This Is Not The Michael You're Looking For | 949 comments Got all of Melody's last batch (2 posts)


message 29: by jenjn79 (new)

jenjn79 | 565 comments Please delete this book (duplicate). It will merge with this book which then needs to be recombined with this book.


message 30: by jenjn79 (last edited Jul 03, 2008 10:21PM) (new)

jenjn79 | 565 comments And delete this book and this book.

This book doesn't actually exist - checked the author's website - and needs to be deleted. It may be a misprint ofthis book, but I don't know for sure. If someone thinks it probably is, then combine it before deleting.

Thanks!


message 31: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44215 comments Mod
Hmmm. That last one was listed with the not a book listing and had a description saying it was a film. Strange.

I know! Very strange.


I got all of Isis'.


message 32: by jenjn79 (new)

jenjn79 | 565 comments I just added one to my last post, Rivka, probably while you were doing the other ones.


message 33: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44215 comments Mod
Oops. Got that one too.



JG (Introverted Reader) | 480 comments http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33...

There are plenty of other editions with that cover and this one doesn't have an ISBN.


message 36: by Cait (new)

Cait (tigercait) | 5005 comments Please depose this King of Attolia; he'll merge into the other hardcover.


message 37: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44215 comments Mod
Done.


message 38: by Debbie (new)

Debbie Moorhouse http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17...

With nearly 500 editions of P&P, we don't need this empty one!

thx


message 39: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments Squirrel, Agreed as it's not from years ago. It's deleted.


message 40: by Jeanette (new)

Jeanette | 22 comments http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18...
There are two with the same ISBN. This one can go...


message 41: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments Ok, Got the last one.


message 42: by Debbie (new)

Debbie Moorhouse Thanks, Lisa :).


message 43: by jenjn79 (last edited Jul 06, 2008 01:24PM) (new)

jenjn79 | 565 comments This book needs to be deleted. It has a 9 digit ISBN (someone cheated). It's combined with the real edition which will then need to be re-combined with the other editions of the book.


message 44: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44215 comments Mod
Got it.


message 45: by JG (Introverted Reader) (last edited Jul 06, 2008 06:22PM) (new)

JG (Introverted Reader) | 480 comments http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/91...

People just want to rate the whole series at once but this isn't an actual book. Does it stay or go?


message 46: by Lisa (last edited Jul 06, 2008 06:38PM) (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments JG,

I think Otis once said this was not ok? He might also have said eventually there will be something like this officially? Anybody who remembers?

But, there are a lot like this. I've seen it for Harry Potter too.

And I choose to leave them. I won't personally delete them. But, if some other librarian thinks it should be deleted, go ahead.

I hate taking books off others' shelves. This isn't a book, but it's the way some people say they've read every book in a series. It's fine with me. I'm not sure why people don't want to simply rate each book though.

But at least it's a "book" and not a non-book item.

Edit: If we delete such items without messaging all those with it, they might not realize it's gone/might be confused.




JG (Introverted Reader) | 480 comments That's really how I felt about it too. I'm leaving it alone but anyone else is welcome to take appropriate action on it.


message 48: by jenjn79 (new)

jenjn79 | 565 comments Delete Me
Delete Me
Delete Me (I'll merge with the right edition...then re-combine me with these folks).


message 49: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 44215 comments Mod
Otis said those should go. I zapped it.

Got Isis' last batch too.




message 50: by Lisa (last edited Jul 06, 2008 06:52PM) (new)

Lisa Vegan (lisavegan) | 2413 comments Well, Otis rules. But ouch. Guess I'll follow suit though when I see them. If some go, it feels as though they should all go. ☹


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