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Mr. James McGowan

BookEnds, LLC

136 Long Hill Rd.

Gillette, NJ 07933


AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from jeffo20
Mar 17, 2019 1:05 pm

Schnikies, it took him all of ten minutes to reject my upmarket work.
Form submission: 3/17/19 1:49pm
Form reject: 3/17/19 1:59pm
from KristenH
Mar 10, 2019 8:07 am

EQ 3/8/19 (Chain Reaction)--same day rejection (not good fit)
from jykidlit
Mar 05, 2019 11:55 am

EQ: 2/28/19
3/2/19: requested to see additional PB manuscripts

ER: 3/4/19
from mimblewimble
Mar 04, 2019 3:00 pm

EQ: 2/21/19
FR: 2/23/19
Picture Book, request to see additional manuscripts

ER: 3/4/19
Didn't connect with the additional manuscripts
from kriskris
Feb 26, 2019 5:31 pm

EQ: 2/8/19
FR: 2/8/19
Er: 2/25/19

He didn’t connect with the voice.
from cterlson
Feb 23, 2019 11:19 am

EQ - 2/20/19
ER - 2/20/19
Same day rejection - crime/mystery novel
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

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