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Old 12-12-2011, 05:33 PM   #1
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Feature Request - Amazon Reviews

Don't know if this would be possible. But including an Amazon rating column would greatly help with large libraries.
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Old 12-12-2011, 05:38 PM   #2
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Don't know if this would be possible. But including an Amazon rating column would greatly help with large libraries.
Rating (stars) sources already include Amazon

Go to Preferences: Metadata download

You can configure overall or by source
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Old 12-12-2011, 06:03 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply, but...

How can I configure the bulk metadata download to download these ratings? Every time I try to run it, it downloads everything but these. I even selected only ratings under the configuration, and it still will not download these. the only way I can seem to get them is to download for each individual ebook.
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Old 12-12-2011, 06:10 PM   #4
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Don't know if this would be possible. But including an Amazon rating column would greatly help with large libraries.
It would be more realistic to include a GoodReads rating column. We already know that some Amazon reviews are tainted by deliberate 1-star or 5-star reviews that have nothing to do with the book.
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Old 12-12-2011, 06:11 PM   #5
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nevermind...figured it out. just didn't wait till the metadata download was complete.
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Is it possible to do this with good reads?
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Old 12-12-2011, 06:26 PM   #7
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Not to my knowledge. But I would hope someone could write a plug-in to do it.
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:46 AM   #8
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Is it possible to do this with good reads?
Yes, just install the Goodreads metadata plugin. For other plugin information check out the The Index of plugins sticky post. The nice thing about this plugin is it lets you map the Goodreads Genres to your own personal use Tags. I wrote about this feature and shared my mappings.

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Not to my knowledge. But I would hope someone could write a plug-in to do it.
The Goodreads metadata plugin has been available in one form or another since 2-16-2011. Current version (linked above) combines the original goodreads metadata and goodreads cover plugins into one metadata download plugin.

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Old 12-14-2011, 10:42 PM   #9
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Getting covers from GoodReads is a bad idea. I've seen too many covers with really poor quality plus the maximum size is too small.
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Getting covers from GoodReads is a bad idea. I've seen too many covers with really poor quality plus the maximum size is too small.
I know you are aware of this but for those who are not aware I provide the following suggestion. If you don't want covers from Goodreads then don't choose the cover from Goodreads presented for download. If you're doing a bulk download then change the priority for covers from Goodreads to ensure they aren't the first priority for downloading.
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I know you are aware of this but for those who are not aware I provide the following suggestion. If you don't want covers from Goodreads then don't choose the cover from Goodreads presented for download. If you're doing a bulk download then change the priority for covers from Goodreads to ensure they aren't the first priority for downloading.
You could lower the cover priority for GR to 5
I tend to prefer Fantastic Fiction. Nice color balance (some others are too saturated), so I rate my cover sources with FF being 1

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