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Mr. James McGowan

BookEnds, LLC

136 Long Hill Rd.

Gillette, NJ 07933



Website: www.bookendsliterary.com

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from kriskris
Feb 08, 2019 12:25 pm


EQ: 2/8/19
FR: 2/8/19

He’s very fast. My fingers are crossed.

YA CONTEMP 69k
from jwbohrer
Feb 07, 2019 4:44 pm


Quick rejection too--about three hours on 2/6/19. Picture Book. Hey, either it clicks for you or it doesn't!
from CarolM
Feb 06, 2019 5:32 pm


Got a rejection in less than 30 minutes. Fastest ever.
from TheDarkestStar
Feb 04, 2019 1:34 am


EQ: 2/2
ER: 2/2(about four hours later)

111K YA Dark Fantasy. I knew it was a long shot since I saw in a recent tweet of his that he was looking for YA in the same vein as Deadly Class, but lower on the fantasy scale, and my story has supernatural elements from the outset. Regardless, I appreciated the fast response time.
from safashaqsy
Jan 29, 2019 5:44 pm


form query: Horror 70K YA
from Bibliocat
Jan 17, 2019 11:47 pm


EQ (online form) 1/17/19
Contemporary, 44k
from Rachel_H
Jan 14, 2019 8:36 pm


EQ : 01/08/19
Full Request: 1/08/19
Sent same day
1/14/19 Forwarded to Naomi Davis. Not sure how to label this on QT, but I'm still excited
from KristenH
Dec 22, 2018 1:45 pm


EQ.11/5/18 (Venom)--same day rejection (not best fit)
Congrats Winnie!
from Winnie12
Dec 13, 2018 9:56 am


EQ 10/22
FR 10/22 (fifteen minutes later)
Domestic suspense
Nudge due to offer of pub, he says he’ll read and get back to me within a day or two
Kind step aside
from Workinghard
Dec 11, 2018 6:58 pm


EQ: 7:30 PM 12/11/18
ER: 7:40 PM 12/11/18
from Daisy22
Dec 06, 2018 11:09 am


EQ: 12/6
ER: 12/6 (form)
YA 75k Fantasy
(Literally 5 minutes later, probably a new record in my book)
from phoenixx50
Nov 11, 2018 10:33 pm


11/10-Same day form letter rejection notice.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 05, 2018 10:02 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.

from Emilysmith
Oct 31, 2018 11:47 am


EQ: 10/22
FR: same day
from LRSmith53015
Oct 22, 2018 10:49 am


EQ: 10/8
FR: 10/8
ER: 10/22
94K YA fantasy

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