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Subject: book didnt post
Date Posted: 12/30/2009 11:46 PM ET
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I just posted 3 books, 2 of them show on my shelf, but the 3rd one doesn't.   Why would that happen?  Thanks.

Date Posted: 12/30/2009 11:49 PM ET
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How is your bookshelf sorted? Sort by Date, Descending. If you sort by author and your book doesn't have an author for some reason, it is not in view on your bookshelf (by you).

Date Posted: 12/30/2009 11:53 PM ET
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Yes, I did sort by date, descending...  I am at a loss...

Date Posted: 12/30/2009 11:55 PM ET
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Or if it is on auto request, then it does not show up until the one hour hold is over.  Then it shows up as a Tab in your account, not the bookshelf.

Sorting by author does hide books that were posted without an author name.  Lots of kid's books and anthologies drop off your lists.

Date Posted: 12/31/2009 12:11 AM ET
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Guess I will wait an hour then....but I am wondering if maybe I hit the "I cannot post button by mistake"...  should I repost it if it doesn't show up later??

Date Posted: 12/31/2009 12:22 AM ET
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I always see the books I have posted, even the ones that are on auto-request, immediately, on my bookshelf with the grey circle ....  they just never show up in the Wish List Hold tab, and disappear from my bookshelf after the one hour is up. I am not sure why I have always been able to see them and it seems that some people do not. Maybe different browsers?

Date Posted: 12/31/2009 12:27 AM ET
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don't know, never had a problem like this before

Date Posted: 12/31/2009 12:56 AM ET
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I think you have a book that is on auto-request. It should have shown up by now. If you were looking at your public profile, it's not on there. If you were looking at your yellow my bookshelf tab, it would be on there with a gray ! in the circle on the right side. That means it will show up in an hour. By now if it hasn't shown up at all, then you probably did mistakenly hit the cannot post this book button.

Date Posted: 12/31/2009 9:36 AM ET
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An autorequest book does show up on your shelf to you with a ! by it saying it's on 1hrs Buyer's Remorse Hold.  It wouldn't show to anyone else looking at your shelf.

Date Posted: 12/31/2009 10:31 AM ET
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Did you search your shelf by the title in case it was already posted there and its down farther than you are looking date-wise? If you go to the book details page does it say it is on your bookshelf? If it does and you can't find it, make sure to look at the list your bookshelf including the books on Hold in case, for some reason, its listing as on Hold.



Last Edited on: 12/31/09 10:42 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/31/2009 11:46 AM ET
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Did all of the above and it isn't listed.  Should I try to repost?

Date Posted: 12/31/2009 12:34 PM ET
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I would repost it.

 

If you already have that book in the system, it can't post a second time (at least not for active distribution.) I have two copies of a book available to swap, but the system will only let one of them be actively posted (using the same UPC.)

Date Posted: 12/31/2009 12:36 PM ET
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That's what I thought, but I wasn't sure.  Thanks.