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Ms. Brettne Bloom

The Book Group

New York, NY



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Website: www.thebookgroup.com

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from javalon14
Aug 09, 2022 12:45 pm


Submitted Query: 08/09/2022
Literary 110k

Received the bounce-back email described on their website with more details about policies and a reminder that if I don't hear in three months, it's a "no".
from Hazmaniac
Jul 10, 2022 12:12 pm


Submitted query: 07/10/22
Historical Fiction 81K

Received immediate response: "If you don’t hear from an agent within three months, it means we’re declining the opportunity to represent you."
from kmp152
Jun 03, 2022 2:09 pm


EQ 89K memoir sent 3/2/22
I closed the query
no response after 3 months
from BarbaraDrake
Apr 03, 2022 4:48 pm


EQ 4/3/22

Memoir 88K
from mjcassell
Oct 22, 2021 6:05 am


EQ: 6/22/21
CNR: 10/22/21

95k Adult Historical Fiction
from Catsamoa79
Sep 23, 2021 12:53 pm


EQ: 6/3/21
CNR: 9/23/21
from ArtEqualsOxygen
Jul 08, 2021 11:15 am


EQ 3/15/21 Letter + 10 pages
CNR - NO RESPONSE - according to website, after three months this is a rejection. 7/8/21
Memoir
Received automated bounce-back as confirmation for receiving my query.
from Maranda
Jun 16, 2021 11:22 am


EQ:6/16/21
from LarkMarie
May 24, 2021 10:51 am


October 2020, queried, 135k true crime/me too memoir

As of 5/24/21, no word.
from sara_gilbert_writes
Mar 13, 2021 5:58 pm


EQ: 11/25/20
CNR: 3/13/21

Upmarket YA 50k--just assuming it's a no after 108 days.
from Bonni_Brodnick
Jan 30, 2021 11:45 am


EQ 1/29/20
Memoir
Did not "receive a bounce back to your query, which you should consider receipt of your work."
from mhloxton
Oct 26, 2020 3:01 pm


EQ 2020/10/26
Mystery SSC
from Mardita222
Oct 26, 2020 8:10 am


Emailed query & sample pages 10/23/20 but did not get bounce back receipt as promised by website
from MsPenPaper
Oct 07, 2020 7:35 pm


Emailed memoir query & 10 sample pgs to general agency email in May 2018 based on what past clients had said about her. Response never received.
from beguss
Aug 07, 2020 6:55 pm


8/5/20 submitted

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