Has anyone changed the title and book cover of their book once it has been published on Amazon?

Does Amazon allow this to happen?

I currently have a short novel published on Amazon and I want to change the name so that it links to another book I have which is beginning to get some interest.

My first book Zachania is a fantasy epic which is based in a medieval time period.

The book I want to change is called Child of Aquarius which is based in the present but its characters are descendants of the people of Zachania. What I want to do is change the title from Child of Aquarius to Children of Zachania?

If anyone here has done something similar, I would appreciate the help.

best wishes

JH

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Change a title of a book. I fairly sure that will also require that you get a new copyright for the book. You'll need to contact the copyright office in Washington, DC to find out for sure. Not for nothing, if you change the title of the book, you will also have to change the cover, the title page, and every page inside the novel which contains the book's title. This would definitely entail costing more funds to take care of to ensure uniformity throughout the book, If you promote the book with one title you'll now have to promote it again with the new title which will in all probability add confusion to those who already have the book with the old title

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Change a title of a book. I fairly sure that will also require that you get a new copyright for the book. You'll need to contact the copyright office in Washington, DC to find out for sure. Not for nothing, if you change the title of the book, you will also have to change the cover, the title page, and every page inside the novel which contains the book's title. This would definitely entail costing more funds to take care of to ensure uniformity throughout the book, If you promote the book with one title you'll now have to promote it again with the new title which will in all probability add confusion to those who already have the book with the old title

IMHO

Why not just put the connection into both books' description on Amazon, which you can change at will? (Although Amazon takes awhile to update it)

I've changed my book covers 3 times already. I haven't changed the title yet. That would probably require you cancel the original book and republish under the new title. Changing the covers is easy for Kindle and paperback, though if the new cover has a different title, that'll confuse people. I would just retire/unpublish the original and republish with the new title.

Thanks for the input guys.

Sorry for the late reply but been away from the computer for a couple of days.
Jerry your suggestion is what I have gone with, fortunately or unfortunately the book never sold a copy. the cover was bad and the description was worse so I have unpublished the original and spruced it up with a new cover and new title.
I should have thought of it in the first place as the book in question is staged in the present where the characters are descended from a race which my 'main' book is all about!

So far so good with no problems from Amazon, so fingers crossed people like the book and maybe get a few sales.

Thanks again, appreciate the advice

JH

I can already tell you people who don't know you aren't going to buy paperback versions of your book. I had to use the free promotion on Amazon just to get people to download the Kindle versions.

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