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Read an Excerpt from The Other Miss Bridgerton

October 5, 2018

Release day is not so far away, but you can start reading The Other Miss Bridgerton right now! All of Chapter 1 is now posted at — and when you reach the end, the pre-ordering links are right there so you can make sure you can keep reading the minute the book is released on November 20.

This is the third book in the Rokesby series, but they can be read in any order. If you want to catch up on the other Bridgerton prequels, here are two great reasons: The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband (book 2) is on sale, and Because of Miss Bridgerton (book 1) recently became a #1 bestseller in Brazil.

eBook Sale: The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband

September 26, 2018

Can you believe it? The ebook for The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband, book 2 in the Rokesby series, is on sale for only $2.99 through November 5! (Note: you do not have to read the books in order, but if you prefer to, Because of Miss Bridgerton is book 1 and the upcoming The Other Miss Bridgerton is book 3.)

So much to enjoy: Read an excerpt from The Girl with the Make-Believe Husbandexplore the book extras, listen to songs from the soundtrack, and buy your copy in your favorite e-reader format today!

JQ hits #1 in Brazil

August 11, 2018

Às vezes você encontra o amor nos lugares mais inesperados… And sometimes you find it at the top of the hottest book list in Brazil!

Could this be because of the NETFLIX NEWS? Or is it all because JQ is hot in Brazil? Here at Team JQ we think that Because of Miss Bridgerton is just a great story–so of course Uma Dama Fora Dos Padrões, hit the top spot on Veja‘s fiction list. Veja is a weekly newsmagazine and one of the most influential outlets of the Brazilian printed media.

And what was that Netflix news? Surely you heard: The Bridgertons are coming to Netflix!

JQ + Netflix = Wow!

July 20, 2018

The Bridgertons are coming to Netflix! As reported in the New York Times:

“An adaptation of a group of lush romance novels set in Regency England — the Bridgerton Series, by Julia Quinn — that the “Scandal” veteran Chris Van Dusen will turn into a dramatic series.”

Read the whole article: Shonda Rhimes Describes Her Grand Netflix Ambitions.

Articles also appeared in Deadline Hollywood, Shondaland, and Town & Country. (All articles are also easy to get to from JQ’s list of selected press.)

Team JQ will post more info as the news develops.

Get your JQ comics here!

June 26, 2018

I have the best sisters. Older Sister created all my JQ graphics and designed this site. Younger Sister is a coding wiz and makes it all run smoothly, but Youngest Sister… Violet… she’s the comic illustrator. And over the last few years she’s come up with some really great JQ-inspired comics. They’re here on my website, and I’ve shared them on Facebook. So chances are, you’ve seen them.

Violet is active on Patreon, and every month she offers her Patrons a special bonus–a custom comic, drawn to coincide with a monthly theme: Creepy-Cute October, The Most Un-Romantic February… you get the picture. And now is the time I’m most glad my parents didn’t name me Gertrude, because check out the theme for July:

Keep reading to find out how you can suggest a JQ comic (and to find out which of JQ’s scenes are her sisters’ favorites) →

Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Other Things

May 23, 2018

By this time, you’ve probably heard about the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). I don’t have any ad trackers on my site, but I do have a few subscriptions readers can use to stay connected: this Site News feed and my JQ Newsletter. Each does different things. Neither list is ever shared.

I have been re-permissioning my newsletter list all month, to be doubly sure everyone explicitly consents to giving me their information. Huge gratitude to everyone who has clicked on that link in their newsletter. If you haven’t seen these newsletters, please check your spam folder, or just go ahead and resubscribe if that’s easier. Thanks!

I’ve have also updated my privacy policy and I want to take a moment to remind you of my ongoing commitment to keeping you informed about how stores and uses the information we collect, including how we use Cookies, (if you are in the EU you are seeing a robust consent interface — I hope you will opt-in for the fullest experience).

Cookies are integral to so many parts of running this site. From making sure all my pretty fonts show up to the Facebook feed on my home page and so much more… Cookies. They make the internet go ’round.

Cookies of the chocolate chip variety are not part of my site — but in honor of the occasion, there is a giant one on a wee plate in front of me as I type this. Or rather, half of a giant cookie. Yum!

New Publication Date for The Other Miss Bridgerton

May 2, 2018

The Other Miss Bridgerton will now be released on November 20, 2018. This is four months later than originally planned, but JQ says she’d rather the book be good than done. TOMB (what an acronym!) is available for pre-order. You can even get it autographed!

What’s sooner than November 20? This weekend JQ will be a featured author at the Hawai’i Book & Music Festival (it’s a rough gig, but someone has to fill in the ranks). JQ has added her schedule for the event to her calendar. What’s after Honolulu for JQ? Bellevue, WA in October. As ever, JQ’s Events calendar has all the details.

The Duke and I: one of the Top 50 Essential Romances in Audio

February 22, 2018

The Audible editors just listed their Romance Essentials List: “50 books we believe are must-listens for romance fans,” and The Duke and I made the list! The review calls narrator Rosalyn Landor “the best Regency voice.” JQ couldn’t be more pleased! (Team JQ has listened to 12 JQ titles read by Ms. Landor, and heartily agrees!)

Enjoy this five minute sample of The Duke and I in audio →

Read on for Audible’s essential review of The Duke and I: Continue reading The Duke and I: one of the Top 50 Essential Romances in Audio”

The Other Miss Bridgerton cover reveal!

January 11, 2018

Head on over to for an exclusive peek at the cover of The Other Miss Bridgerton (update: now also here on, along with a humorous essay about historical romance authors’ “complicated” relationships with their book covers.

The Other Miss Bridgerton won’t be out until July 24, but you can pre-order today. Or get caught up on the Rokesby series so you’re ready when it goes on sale…