Blocked from Bookshelf

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crisjohnson
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Blocked from Bookshelf

Post by crisjohnson » 16 Sep 2019, 20:05

Hi,
I'm new to this "club" and found a book I was interested in reading well getting more information on. Now I'm "blocked" from accessing my bookshelf and can't do anything as far as adding books or even to select a book from my bookshelf to review. How do I remedy? Also why is this even permitted in the first place. Authors, publishers or whomever should not be permitted to place any incomplete items for review as well as one should not be "blocked" from accessing their bookshelf.

I would still like to participate in this "club" but this is really making me have second thoughts about participating further.

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Gravy
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Post by Gravy » 16 Sep 2019, 22:05

crisjohnson wrote:
16 Sep 2019, 20:05
Hi,
I'm new to this "club" and found a book I was interested in reading well getting more information on. Now I'm "blocked" from accessing my bookshelf and can't do anything as far as adding books or even to select a book from my bookshelf to review. How do I remedy? Also why is this even permitted in the first place. Authors, publishers or whomever should not be permitted to place any incomplete items for review as well as one should not be "blocked" from accessing their bookshelf.

I would still like to participate in this "club" but this is really making me have second thoughts about participating further.
That book is there for a reason, and it only counts against your account if you rate it (meaning you are rating a book you have not (could not have) read. Also, it has a blurb that makes it very clear what will happen if you do.

The notice you received about this should provide information about how to appeal this, and is the only way to do so. :tiphat:
Sometimes you need to take peoples' minds off their problems if you want those problems to resolve themselves.
...Not all problems can be fixed. Sometimes you have to wait until the situation changes.


Seanan McGuire, The Unkindest Tide

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September1982
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Post by September1982 » 09 Nov 2019, 21:40

I'm blocked to from the bookshelf cause of a book I wanted to read I did I know that the book wasn't a book after all and said I put a fake author's title on it. I want my bookshelf back so I can fishing read my book in my shelf and I will not read that book.

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Gravy
Gravymaster of Bookshelves
Posts: 35811
Joined: 27 Aug 2014, 02:02
2019 Reading Goal: 50
2019 Reading Goal Completion: 84
2018 Reading Goal: 65
2018 Reading Goal Completion: 100
2017 Reading Goal: 60
2017 Reading Goal Completion: 78
Favorite Author: Seanan McGuire
Favorite Book: As many as there are stars in the sky
Currently Reading: The Hive
Bookshelf Size: 969
fav_author_id: 3249

Post by Gravy » 09 Nov 2019, 21:50

September1982 wrote:
09 Nov 2019, 21:40
I'm blocked to from the bookshelf cause of a book I wanted to read I did I know that the book wasn't a book after all and said I put a fake author's title on it. I want my bookshelf back so I can fishing read my book in my shelf and I will not read that book.
That book is there for a reason, and it only counts against your account if you rate it (meaning you are rating a book you have not (could not have) read. Also, it has a blurb that makes it very clear what will happen if you do.

The notice you received about this should provide information about how to appeal this, and is the only way to do so. :tiphat:
Sometimes you need to take peoples' minds off their problems if you want those problems to resolve themselves.
...Not all problems can be fixed. Sometimes you have to wait until the situation changes.


Seanan McGuire, The Unkindest Tide

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