Ms. Ramona Pina

BookEnds, LLC

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Ramona Pina

BookEnds, LLC

Website:
www.bookendsliterary.com
Twitter (X):
@PinaRamona
AALA Member:
No
Query Methods
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Genres
This agent is seeking the following genres:

Fiction

Action/Adventure
Children's
Contemporary
Family Saga
Fantasy
  • Fantasy, Contemporary/Urban
  • Fantasy, Magical Realism
Horror
LGBTQ+
Middle Grade
  • Middle Grade, Fantasy
  • Middle Grade, Mystery
  • Middle Grade, Science Fiction
Multicultural
Mystery
New Adult
Picture Book
Romance
  • Romance, Paranormal
  • Romance, Thriller/Suspense
Science Fiction
Thrillers/Suspense
Young Adult
  • Young Adult, Contemporary
  • Young Adult, Fantasy
  • Young Adult, Mystery
  • Young Adult, Paranormal
  • Young Adult, Paranormal Romance
  • Young Adult, Romance
  • Young Adult, Science Fiction

Non-Fiction

LGBTQ+
True Adventure/Crime
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Rashmi Bismark
Vanessa Le
Author Comments
Comments by authors about this agent.
ZPBooks
07/03/2024 07:41 AM
Couple things:

1) Not sure what her auto response is saying these days, but when I queried on 10/30 it said her typical response time was 4-6 weeks. I nudged her on February 7 to ask if she was still considering my query. No response.

The Bookends YouTube channel frequently encourages authors to do their due diligence with communication, but to not let an agent’s lack of response prevent them from moving on, so I went ahead and queried the next Bookends agent on my list.

Anyway, I just got a form rejection from her today — 2 months after signing with another agent, and 8 months after sending my query.

Just a point to not take those estimates of when an agent will get back to you too seriously. I’m really glad I moved on and gave myself a chance to query the other agents at the agency (who got back to me in a much more timely fashion).

2) Don’t read too much into the “although I was captivated by your story’s premise” language — I was flattered at first but from what I can see from other comments here, this is just part of her form rejection.
Profile Update

Patrick (Admin)
06/10/2024 12:09 PM
Profile Update: Closed to queries.
SamiKaye
05/27/2024 05:04 PM
Query Submitted 05/24/2024

Children's book series, Nina's Dream
Patrick (Admin)
05/13/2024 07:23 AM
@JackReacher, unfortunately it can take time to update a website, but an agent can update their QueryManager simply and instantly.
JackReacher
05/13/2024 07:07 AM
Her website clearly states that she's not taking on picture books or non-fiction projects at the moment.

I wish these agents would update their websites along with their query forms so they're in sync. If they can't be bothered, why should I consider them for representation? I won't.
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