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Subject: Search techniques
Date Posted: 9/28/2015 1:37 PM ET
Member Since: 3/25/2014
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I have tried and failed to search more than one author in a search.

 For example:  

Author search for Posted Hardcover 

Mary Higgins Clark 204 available   Posted Hardcover 

Janet Evanovich  51 available Posted Hardcover 

I would like to search authors together instead of separate.  Is this possible? 

Date Posted: 9/28/2015 4:48 PM ET
Member Since: 2/12/2006
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Valerie, I'm quite sure it's NOT possible.  We have so many books with more than one author that the search is set up for that circumstance.  So if you use two author names, the search will try to find books they wrote jointly.

Date Posted: 9/28/2015 6:01 PM ET
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Thank you Anna,  when I entered 2 authors sometimes books for only one author showed in the results.  Sometimes there were no results.  I will keep using my saved searches, one after the other.  

Date Posted: 10/2/2015 9:26 PM ET
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"...when I entered 2 authors sometimes books for only one author showed in the results.  Sometimes there were no results."

LOL!  Search is pretty basic - AND - pretty easily confused.  cheeky