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Viewing an author

                

  • Viewing an author

Viewing an author

When entering edit mode (upper right-hand corner), you will be able to remove the selected author from a book listed on its page.



Information

Information requires an internet connection (either through Wi-FI, cellular, etc).

Author Information

This will display the author information available from Goodreads.  If you see the incorrect name displayed on this page, then Goodreads was unable to correctly associate the author.  Oftentimes middle initials will throw off Goodreads ability to associate the name with the correct entry.  After editing the name, leave the author page and re-enter to trigger another search.

Sharing

Sharing requires an internet connection (either through Wi-FI, cellular, etc).

Email

This option will provide you with a list of books written by the author you are viewing to send to an email address.

 

Community

This option will allow you to share an author with the book crawler community and, optionally, other social networks.

A geo-location is provided with the community post.  You are able to adjust the location by moving the map.  By default, privacy is turned on.  This means that the geo-location will be randomized to within your settings under Community -> Profile.  The default setting is five miles.

The tag will control how information is posted.  A review tag will post the book as a "review" in Goodreads, other tags will post as a "status update" in Goodreads.  The reading tag will allow you to include your current page or the percent of the book that has been read.

You may optionally post the book to the other networks listed (Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Goodreads).

Press "Share" to share the book to all selected networks.

 

Facebook (available when Social Networks is ON)

This option will allow you to make a post to your facebook wall.

 

Twitter (available when Social Networks is ON)

This option will allow you to tweet this book to your twitter account.

Searching

All searches require an internet connection (either through Wi-FI, cellular, etc)

Books

Select as many books as you wish to add by touching each item. You will see a checkmark on the right-hand side indicating that the book is selected for insertion. Press "Save" to insert the entries into the database.

    • Filtering by language

 

      To filter the list of books found by language, enter you preferred language and select "YES". The filtering is done by the ISBN country code, so if no ISBN was found, the edition will be filtered out.

 

    • Filtering by undiscovered

 

      Filtering the books by "undiscovered" will only display the books that haven't previously been entered into your database.

 

Apple Store

This search will allow you to find purchase options of eBooks and audio books through the Apple stores.  Selecting a result will show you a synopsis of the book and allow you to enter iTunes or iBooks to view the entry.