Amanda Jain

@wensday95

Literary Agent @bookendslit . You can query me at QueryMe.Online/AmandaJain. Books, books, books, always the books.

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Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Aug 29

Evergreen #mswl: Books about food and drink. Fiction. Nonfiction. All of 'em. Please.

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Aug 28

It's my favorite tweet of the month. Here's August's visual #mswl. Do you have a book like one of these you're ready to query? Send it!

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Aug 27

This book sounds terrific! If you're an #amquerying author with a project like this, please send me a query. #mswl

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Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Aug 23

This drizzly, cool day has such an autumn vibe, and it's putting me in the mood for all your fall-ish books. If your MS includes pumpkins, bonfires, sweaters, leaf piles, or things that go bump in the night, send it along! #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Aug 1

I'm a day late with my July visual #mswl tweet, but here it is. Are you working on a book like one of these? Send me a query!

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Jul 1

@bookendslit's Nantucket office (aka Mom's house) is now open for the season! Send me all your summery books I can read on the beach. #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Jun 20

Ok, who's writing a book for me about Rose Cleveland?? #mswl

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Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Jun 18

So, yes!, I'm still open to WWII stories. But I really want to see a fresh perspective, so go out there and find the story that hasn't been told yet. #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Jun 18

Or Sandra Bolzenius's GLORY IN THEIR SPIRIT, which tells the stories of four African American women who fought against the Army's segregation policies. #MSWL

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Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Jun 18

And I'm open to nonfiction about WWII as well, especially books about the now forgotten women who played such a huge part in the War. #mswl

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Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Jun 18

I think there are still a ton of stories we can tell with regard to the War's Pacific front. Sara Ackerman's books set in Hawaii during the War are great examples. #mswl

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Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Jun 18

Rosella Postorino's AT THE WOLF'S TABLE, which tells the story of the women who were forced to act as Hitler's food tasters. #MSWL

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Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Jun 18

So, what do I mean by a fresh perspective? Here are some examples. #mswl

Julie Orringer's THE FLIGHT PORTFOLIO, based on the true story of Varian Fry's attempt to save Jewish artists fleeing the Holocaust:

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Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Jun 18

BUT, my #amquerying friends, you must show me a perspective on the War that's fresh and new and like nothing I've seen before to get me interested. If I feel like I can go to my local bookstore and easily pick up 10 books with a premise similar to yours, I'm going to pass. #mswl