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Ms. Amanda Jain

BookEnds, LLC



Website: www.bookendsliterary.com

Twitter: wensday95

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E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from svempati
Jan 28, 2023 12:52 am


Submitted query on 21st Jan, 2023
Received rejection on 23rd Jan, 2023
Contemporary mythological fantasy 94,000 words
It was a form rejection. If I had not been consuming youtube videos by Bookends agency ( I highly recommend them), I would've been startled at the response time. According to them, the agents are on top of their queries and every agent will respond no matter the outcome. So that's a very good thing. Wish other agents had a quick turnaround too (positive or negative)
But, knowing all this, I wish I hadn't submitted to Amanda in the first round, it would've been nice to start querying without a straight rejection, so quickly :D
from emilyrpinifay
Jan 26, 2023 9:38 am


FQ: 1/25/23
FR: 1/26/23

99k lgbtqia+ adult romcom
from lseidler
Jan 23, 2023 5:02 pm


FQ: 1/22/2023
FR: 1/23/2023

Adult Fantasy: 80.5k
from Jonas73
Jan 19, 2023 2:01 pm


Quick and polite reply.
from jake_fordyce
Jan 14, 2023 10:05 am


Amanda was very fast in replying to my query. I appreciate her polite and professional response.
from iyatabida
Jan 12, 2023 8:46 am


FQ: 1/11/23
FR: 1/12/23

Fantasy 86k
from EdwardBristol
Jan 12, 2023 1:11 am


Kind fast form rejection. upmarket 103k adventure/crime
from JenLWBN
Jan 11, 2023 11:59 am


FQ: 1/10/2023
FR: 1/11/2023
81K humorous mystery. Was squarely in her mswl, but immediate pass.
from naicher
Jan 06, 2023 10:36 am


FQ: 05JAN2023
FR: 06JAN2023
YA Fantasy 97K
from jonathanacohen
Jan 04, 2023 12:14 pm


Query sent: 2023/01/03
Form rejection: 2023/01/04
Adult fantasy, 90K

Thanks so much for sharing [Title] with me. Unfortunately, I don't think I'm the right agent for this project, so I will have to pass.

Please keep in mind that this is a subjective business and mine is only one opinion. I wish you all the best in your search for representation and in your writing career.
from rhberry
Jan 03, 2023 1:17 pm


Query sent: 12/29/2022
Form rejection: 01/03/2023
Adult fantasy, 102k.
from alwrites502
Dec 14, 2022 11:24 am


Form Query 12/13/22
Form Rejection 12/14/22

Polite form rejection. Appreciate the quick turnaround.
from DanielleDauthor
Dec 08, 2022 4:09 am


@beccaloulou thank you for letting me know! I've watched quite a few of their Youtube videos. The one on blurbs was my favorite so far.
from beccaloulou
Dec 07, 2022 12:09 pm


@DanielleDayneyAuthor no, Jessica has said (on her YouTube) that you are welcome to query all the agents that fit your genre and their MSWL.
from DanielleDauthor
Dec 07, 2022 11:42 am


Does anyone know if a rejection from one is a rejection from all at BookEnds? I checked the site, but didn't find anything.

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