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SlaughterS
Posts: 526
Registered: ‎01-28-2010
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Nook search (on device) is broken

I replied to a message in the General forum, but thought I'd post my response here as well.

 

There seems to be a problem with the nook device search feature.  People were saying they were getting no results from searching, so I thought I'd try it myself.

 

I just did "Shop" -> "Search" and then entered "ringo" (no quotes)

 

I expected lots of hits on John Ringo - instead I have 4 matches.  All of them are free books.  All non-fiction.  None by John Ringo

This is the Internet. I'm not going to let my complete lack of actual knowledge stop me from giving my opinion....
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kc5455
Posts: 138
Registered: ‎01-26-2010
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Re: Nook search (on device) is broken

I searched in ebooks for John Grisham and Stephen King and received "no products found" for John Grisham and a list of free books for Stephen King. 

 

Even browsing the subject as Fiction is mostly free books.

 

I hope its fixed soon.:smileysad:

 

 

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.”
__Dr. Seuss
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DFen911
Posts: 17
Registered: ‎03-18-2010
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Re: Nook search (on device) is broken

I just posted a new thread and then saw this one. I'm having the same problem. At least I know it's not just me. It might be because they're working on the big update coming out.

 

 

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Enepttastic
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-10-2010
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Re: Nook search (on device) is broken

It's not just searching by author.  Hadn't used my Nook in awhile since I go through phases where I read constantly then lay off for a bit.  Decided to pick up the Dexter series, searching "Dexter" or any of the book titles specifically either got nothing(latter), or loads of free books(former).  Not very thrilled about this.

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wdwarb
Posts: 11
Registered: ‎11-04-2010
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Re: Nook search (on device) is broken

I'm having the same issue, I thought I was going crazy.  A search for "the subtle knife" will return the book on the b&n website, but just returns a book about the trilogy on the nook.

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tiniree
Posts: 31
Registered: ‎09-07-2010
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Re: Nook search (on device) is broken

Last night when I looked at My Daily, they were talking about books by Kate Morton.  I tried four time to search for her books and each time I got either "0 matches" or other authors with the same last name. 

 

I then went back in and tried to search by one of her books by exact title......nothing!  :smileymad:

 

Marie

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tiffbaker
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎11-09-2010
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Re: Nook search (on device) is broken

The post in the general forum says tech support is working on this and it will be fixed by the end of the day. 

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