Mr. James McGowan

BookEnds, LLC

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General

James McGowan

BookEnds, LLC

136 Long Hill Rd.
Gillette, NJ 07933
Website:
www.bookendsliterary.com
Twitter (X):
@jmcgowanbks
AALA Member:
Yes (Visit Site)
Query Methods
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Genres
This agent is seeking the following genres:

Fiction

Book Club
Fantasy
Horror
Mystery
Picture Book
  • Picture Book, Illustrator
Speculative
Thrillers/Suspense
Upmarket

Non-Fiction

none
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Author Comments
Comments by authors about this agent.
LanaOrndorff
05/28/2024 11:47 AM
Queried 5/28
70k upmarket fiction
Mildlymary
05/27/2024 01:02 PM
Query: 5/18/2024
Rejection: 5/25/2024 Form Letter

Thank you for thinking of me and BookEnds on your search for an agent. I'm sorry to say that after careful consideration of your work, I've decided I'm not the best fit at this time. Please note that mine is only one opinion in a very subjective industry, and I encourage you to continue querying to find the right match.
I wish you the best of luck on your publishing journey,
scvogel
05/25/2024 09:41 AM
Reject after 3 days.
82K thriller/spec
Auto reject that almost sounds personal...

....I'm sorry to say that after careful consideration of your work....
NMasercola
05/14/2024 08:05 PM
4/22/24: Queried 110k Adult Fantasy/Horror
5/14/24: Form Rejection

James actually forwarded the query to another agent (Amanda Jain) at BookEnds he thought might be a better fit. It was still a rejection, but wanted to shout out that I appreciated that.
LorettaK
05/10/2024 07:15 PM
Fantasy 80,000 words. Rejection after 2 days. Very kind rejection.

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Last Update:
03/10/2024 - Open to queries. Genres updated.
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