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First Comes Scandal: Chapter Two! (But first let’s wash our hands)

March 16, 2020

TeamJQ was supposed to hold this second excerpt until April, but things are getting grim and some brand new levity is, we think, the least we can do to help out. So clean off your phone, tablet, or keyboard, and wash your hands for a good 20 seconds.

Go ahead, we’ll wait.

Ta-da! Chapter 2 of First Comes Scandal is now posted on JQ’s site. Start at the beginning, or if you’ve already read Chapter 1, you can jump right to Chapter 2, in which our hero feels rather backed into a corner.

Have you preordered First Comes Scandal? No? Oh, we definitely recommend it. You’re going to want to know what happens at the dinner party, because that’s after Chapter 2, and if you preorder, you can have First Comes Scandal in your hands the day it releases: April 21.

Happy Reading! ~TeamJQ

That’s a Wrap!

March 3, 2020

Filming has officially wrapped on Season One of Bridgerton! This means we now move into the post-production phase, and after that, translation for subtitles and dubbing so that the series can premiere simultaneously around the world.

No news yet on a release date, but when we know, we’ll announce it here on In the meantime, you can click REMIND ME in your Netflix interface.

While you’re waiting for the show, check out the recently posted CHAPTER ONE from JQ’s upcoming First Comes Scandal, releasing soon: April 21! Preorder yours!

Which Bridgerton Are You?

February 5, 2020

Thanks to the magic of Instagram Story Filters, you can finally get the answer to that burning question: Which Bridgerton Are You? As you can see, JQ got Penelope:

If you’re not familiar with story filters, click here is a step-by-step to use the filter and get your Which Bridgerton Are You? answer.

Keep reading for a step-by-step →

First Peek at First Comes Scandal

January 15, 2020

COVER REVEAL! Shondaland posted the world’s first view at JQ’s next cover (also now on Head over to Shondaland’s interview with JQ for the scoop on which Bridgertons nearly steal the show in First Comes Scandal, what kind of input JQ had on this cover, and what the book’s working title was.

Team JQ will be posting the first excerpt from First Comes Scandal in the coming weeks, so be sure to subscribe to JQ’s News so you don’t miss a thing!

It Was 20 Years Ago Today!

January 5, 2020

On January 5, 2000, JQ introduced the Bridgertons to the world with The Duke and I. Five covers later and with a Netflix series slated for later this year, The Duke and I has earned a celebration!

Updated: Monday, JAN 6 at 430pm EST Avon Books will be throwing a party on Instagram. You can also enter to win a new Duke & I paperback from Avon via their Instagram through Friday, JAN 10. #ReadBridgertons

In the meantime, if you’ve read it already, go inside the story of The Duke and I. If you haven’t read it yet, what are you waiting for? Read or listen to an excerpt from the beginning of the book, then keep reading — order your copy, or get an autographed one. Enjoy!

A Father-Daughter Story for You

December 23, 2019

The holidays are sentimental, and TeamJQ is celebrating both beloved books and family memories. Since The Duke and I is turning 20 on January 5, and since Bridgerton will air on Netflix later in 2020, we thought it might be nice to share an essay JQ wrote about the special bond she shares with her father about the written word.

This piece first appeared at the end of the trade paperback edition of The Duke and I, but this is the first time it will have appeared on the web. Check out the newest Book Extra for The Duke and I and get an inside peek into when JQ first started writing, and then years later, when she created Lady Whistledown.

Enjoy the first five minutes of The Duke and I on audio, or read the Prologue and Chapter One right here on Buy your copy in your favorite format.

Happiest of Holidays to everyone who celebrates!

Thanksgiving Special – The Other Miss Bridgerton 7-Day Sale

November 25, 2019

Update: The sale has ended but be sure and sign up for Julia’s site news so you don’t miss a thing!

The e-book for the NY Times bestseller, The Other Miss Bridgerton, book 3 in the Rokesby series, is on an extended Black Friday sale for only $1.99 from Monday, Nov. 25Sunday, Dec. 1.

You absolutely do not have to read the books in order, but if you prefer to, Because of Miss Bridgerton is book 1, The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband is book 2, and the upcoming First Comes Scandal (Coming in 2020) is book 4.

So much to explore: Read an excerpt from The Other Miss Bridgertonget the inside take, listen to songs from the soundtrack, and buy your copy in your favorite e-reader format before the sale ends!

Veterans Day Giveaway…

November 12, 2019

…has ended. Thank you to all the soldiers, veterans, military spouses and Gold Star family members who entered. All prizes for Julia Quinn’s ninth annual Veterans Day Giveaway will be mailed or emailed by December 31, 2019. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for your service.

A Coming Soon Scandal — Plus Two New Events Posted

September 16, 2019

First comes scandal, then comes marriage. Then comes…

MORE ABOUT SCANDAL! The cover copy for JQ’s First Comes Scandal, book 4 in the Rokesby series, just came out! Due in readers hands on March 24, 2020, you can read the description now, and get a taste of what JQ has in store for Georgiana and Nicholas. All known North American pre-order options are posted (UK to follow shortly). Reserve your copy today. Stay tuned for the cover reveal, book extras, and excerpt sneak peek — subscribe to JQ News & Content Updates to be notified.

GOING TO CALIFORNIA… JQ will participate in a panel discussion (followed by a booksigning, of course!) at the North Bay Women’s Expo on October 26 in Rohnert Park. A little over a month later she’s back in the Golden Gate State for a Jane Austen’s birthday celebration on December 8 at the Sacramento Public Library. Plus, exclusive swag like Bridgerton bookmarks is to be had when JQ hands you your book herself.