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Miss Butterworth Makes Her Debut!

May 10, 2022

Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron, JQ’s madcap, over-the-top graphic novel, beautifully illustrated by her sister Violet Charles, is NOW AVAILABLE in ebook and print. Check out the gorgeous, visual excerpts, then order your copy for a romp of an adventure.

UPDATE May 20: JQ has posted her Inside the Story Author’s Notes — don’t miss it!

Want JQ to sign it? Of course you do! All autographed copies will receive a full 6-piece set of limited-edition Butterworth pigeon magnets, currently available nowhere else!

New-to-JQ-readers can look forward to a sweet story with zany, over-the-top (did we mention over-the-top?) calamities and near misses that are both sweet and funny, with pages full of cute critters from bees to foxes to baby owls (and yes, pigeons). Long-time-JQ-readers will enjoy all of the above, plus inside jokes like the aforementioned pigeons, and hanging on for dear life from a variety of dangers such as tall trees and cliffs:

Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron was first mentioned in Hyacinth’s story, It’s In His Kiss, then returned again in a big way in the Bevelstoke series, and was was mentioned yet again in the wonderfully off-key Smythe-Smith Quartet.

How about an introduction from Lady Danbury herself?

Did you catch this recently-posted video of the incomparable Adjoa Andoh reading from Chapter 1 of It’s In His Kiss, precisely at the point where Hyacinth and Lady Danbury first mention Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron.

Check out those gorgeous first pages posted here on, get yours, and steer clear of those pigeons!

Spring into this Exclusive Sneak Peek! Plus, the Netflix Book Club feat. The Viscount Who Loved Me starts streaming

March 21, 2022

Happy Spring! Here is your first peek at Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron, a BEAUTIFUL graphic novel coming out on MAY 10. Please enjoy these graphic excerpts illustrated by JQ’s younger sister, the wildly talented Violet Charles—preordering is available in ebook and print. Extra special opportunity: Get yours signed.

Netflix News! The Netflix Book Club, featuring The Viscount Who Loved Me starts streaming today. Join JQ and the incomparable Uzo Aduba as they take questions from readers, talk about Anthony’s story, and tease viewers about Season Two!

BRIDGERTON Season 2 Trailer, and More!

March 14, 2022

The trailer for BRIDGERTON Season 2 has arrived, and it is GLORIOUS. In the first 12 hours it clocked over 1M views on youtube alone.

If that weren’t enough to get excited about, did you hear that The Viscount Who Loved Me is this month’s pick in the Netflix Book Club? Julia Quinn sat down with host Uzo Aduba for a frank and funny conversation about our viscount, a corgi, and of course, The Mallet of Death. Stay tuned into all things JQ to find out when JQ’s episode of Netflix Book Club is airing!

As Uzo says: “Read. Watch. Then let’s talk.” (← that’s a video link, dear readers… give it a peek!)

BRIDGERTON on the cover of Entertainment Weekly

February 3, 2022

“After wooing the world with its steamy, swoony first season, Bridgerton is back. Viscount on us to spill all the juicy details.”

So says Entertainment Weekly, which has the first big scoop about Season 2 of Bridgerton!

Trust us, you are not going to want to miss this article. Writer Lady Whistledown Maureen Lee Lenker has the hottest gossip, and the (twenty!!!!) photos will make you smile for days.

NICOLA COUGHLAN, CHARITHRA CHANDRAN, and CLAUDIA JESSIE on the cover of Entertainment Weekly. Credit: Zoe McConnell

Bridgerton’s NICOLA COUGHLAN and LUKE NEWTON photographed exclusively for EW on December 16, 2021 in London. Credit: Zoe McConnell

Bridgerton’s CHARITHRA CHANDRAN photographed exclusively for EW on December 16, 2021 in London. Credit: Zoe McConnell

Bridgerton’s CLAUDIA JESSIE and NICOLA COUGHLAN photographed exclusively for EW on December 16, 2021 in London. Credit: Zoe McConnell

Prepare to Swoon, BRIDGERTON Style

December 20, 2021

You are cordially invited to glimpse the most romantic beauty collection of all time.

Pat McGrath Labs x Bridgerton Collection

PAT McGRATH LABS is honored to join Netflix and Shondaland in an exclusive beauty collaboration inspired by the romance and passion of the Smash Hit debut season of BRIDGERTON.

When can you have this deliciousness? It all arrives 12.26.21. Join the waitlist now.

BRIDGERTON, Season One is streaming now on Netflix, and Bridgerton, The Series is available — all eight books in all reading formats for your instant gratification.

MTHRSHP: Diamond of the First Water


Skin Fetish: Sublime Skin Highlighter


Divine Blush + Glow Trio: Love at First Blush

Get notified when these sets become available — join the Pat McGrath waitlist.

Veterans Day Giveaway…

November 16, 2021

…has ended. Thank you to all the veterans, service members, military spouses and Gold Star family members who entered. All prizes will be mailed or emailed by December 31, 2021. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for your service.

The Wit and Wisdom of Bridgerton — Now Available!

November 9, 2021

Just in time for the holidays…  The Wit and Wisdom of Bridgerton is now available in hardcover or as an ebook. W&W includes thirteen never-before-seen Lady Whistledown columns to accompany all your favorite Bridgerton quotations. Get a glimpse of the highly-designed interior pages — including one of the new Lady W entries — in this online excerpt.

With its embossed, foil-stamped cover and super nice-feeling pages, it’s a beautiful gift, whether for yourself or a fellow Bridgerton fan. Order your copy — and if you want, you can get it signed!

What’s on JQ’s bookshelves: Find out in this video peek of her home library in Marie Claire‘s ‘Shelf Portrait’ series.

Near to JQ’s heart: In memory of their father who died tragically earlier this year at the hands of a drunk driver, Julia Quinn and her family have announced the Steve Cotler Scholarship at the Summer Science Program, an organization that was near to his heart. The Fund will endow a full financial aid each summer, as well as award The Cotler Prize for the teenager who embodies exuberance and love of learning … as her father did.

Wit and Wisdom in Full Color: First Look!

November 6, 2021

GORGEOUS!  The Wit and Wisdom of Bridgerton is releasing NEXT WEEK with all your favorite Bridgerton quotations and thirteen brand new Lady Whistledown columns. Preorder this beautiful book so you can be one of the first to have it. (And you may want to buy an extra to wrap up for the holidays, too!) BUT TODAY you can get a glimpse of the highly designed interior pages right here on (And do check out the stunning UK edition, as well.)

JQ will sign it!

AUTOGRAPHED! Don’t forget that Wit and Wisdom is available for signing. JQ’s favorite local store stocks all her titles.

TUESDAY! We’ll be back next week with release info, a new video, and a very special announcement from JQ. Check this space or sign up for the JQ Newsletter. And in the meantime, be sure to follow JQ on either/both Facebook or Instagram for more sneak peeks of this special Bridgerton collectible.