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Ms. Jessica Alvarez

BookEnds, LLC

136 Long Hill Rd.

Gillette, NJ 07933



Twitter: agentJessicaA

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from rdickens
Nov 30, 2017 5:52 pm

Online submission memoir 11/29/17
Form rejection 11/30/17
from KristenH
Nov 28, 2017 3:55 pm

EQ 11/27/17 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)--same day rejection (not right for her list, not looking for political thrillers.)
from RobinWrites
Nov 28, 2017 8:41 am

EQ 11/13/2017
FR 11/15/2017
2017 Pitch Wars mentee, 77k contemporary romcom.
ER 11/28/2017
from LauraGeil
Nov 27, 2017 11:37 am

Thanks for your speedy reply to my submission.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 16, 2017 9:56 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.

from Hulagirl
Nov 10, 2017 12:01 am

EQ: 11/8i/17
ER" 11/9/17
76, 089-word contemporary romance
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 05, 2017 10:11 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.

from Patrick (admin)
Oct 28, 2017 3:58 pm

Profile Update: Genres updated.

from pooja2992
Oct 21, 2017 9:23 am

EQ: 10/21
ER form 10/21
from BillGinTexas
Oct 14, 2017 6:03 pm

OQ: 10/14/2017 75k Hist Fic Fam Saga YA
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 07, 2017 6:59 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.

from LightofBeauty
Sep 28, 2017 11:48 am

EQ: 9/28
ER: 9/28

Like with many who queried her, got the form letter within an hour. Basic, typical form letter.

"Thank you for querying me and giving me the opportunity to consider _____. I'm afraid, though, that after reading your letter, I just didn't feel strongly enough to ask for more, and I firmly believe every writer needs an agent who is passionate about his or her work. Much of this boils down to personal preference, so please bear in mind that what isn't right for me might be right for another agent. I encourage you to continue querying and working on your next book.

I wish you the best of luck and much success with your writing career.


Jessica Alvarez"
from authoramanda
Sep 26, 2017 4:07 pm

Queried her on 8/30 with 84K contemporary inspirational romance. Received full request within an hour, no joke. Contacted her 9/1 with news of an offer from another agent; she read the MS quickly and sent me a very gracious rejection 9/2, saying it was good, but she wasn't pulled in enough to represent it enthusiastically. I appreciate her promptness and her honesty. She seems like she'd be great to work with.
from WhitneytjS
Sep 14, 2017 8:13 pm

EQ: 9/7/17
ER: 9/7/17 form
from rbratten
Aug 31, 2017 10:20 pm

Requested my full MS back in June. Seemed very kind and efficient. Haven't heard back, but I am sure she may be busy, since she seems to have a good reputation, and we're all querying!

Will wait a few weeks and then nudge her.

(literary fiction, 95 K words)

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