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Next for the BRIDGERTON world: JQ and Shonda Rhimes team up!

BREAKING NEWS! The prequel show that is coming soon to Netflix about young Queen Charlotte… The show Shonda Rhimes wrote… JQ is writing the novel!

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What we know about the show: Centered on Queen Charlotte’s rise to prominence and power, this Bridgerton-verse prequel tells the story of how the young Queen’s marriage to King George sparked both a great love story and a societal shift, creating the world of the Ton inherited by the characters in Bridgerton.

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From the WilliamMorrow/Avon press release:

JQ: “Taking Bridgerton from book to screen was fascinating for me to watch, and it’s such an exciting challenge for me to take it in the other direction, this time crafting Shonda’s brilliant vision into a novel,” said Quinn. “I’m especially thrilled to have the opportunity to write about Queen Charlotte, who was not in the original novels. Her character —and Golda Rosheuvel’s brilliant portrayal of her— was a tour de force, and I think readers will love getting a chance to know her more deeply.”

Shonda: “Queen Charlotte has been such a moving character to write and now having the opportunity to work with Julia to adapt this story into a book is such an exciting opportunity,” said Rhimes. “I can’t wait for fans of this universe to read the story of a character that has resonated so deeply with our audience.”

WHEN WILL THE BOOK RELEASE? No date has been set yet, though WilliamMorrow/Avon stated in the press release: “the book will be timed to the release of the series on Netflix.” Nor has a title been announced. JQ promises: as soon as she knows, you’ll know.

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How to feed your JQ cravings until we know more? We have NEW CONTENT on JuliaQuinn.com for you to indulge in:

→ Bridgerton Character Profiles with notes, photos, and lists (everyone loves lists!) cross-referencing characters to books — who shows up in whose story. May we suggest starting with Anthony? Or perhaps Penelope? Total rabbit hole!

→ Merch! Bridgerton-themed games, Bridgerton-themed teas, and more, including some swag that comes with Autographed-by-JQ books.

→ New FAQ including: Are you going to write stories for Harriet, Elizabeth, and Frances Pleinsworth? And a question about tea.

Also: New & beautiful Rokesby covers!

Watch this space for more news about what’s coming soon, including: title and release date for JQ’s new book!

Julia Quinn talks about her new book that has inside jokes for Bridgerton readers

JQ talks about the inspiration behind Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron, a graphic novel which is “a madcap romantic adventure complete with talking pigeons, a kind of inside joke for readers of the Bridgerton books.” It comes out on May 10, and is a collaboration with her late younger sister Violet Charles, a cartoonist.

Last summer Quinn’s sister and their father, Stephen Lewis Cotler, were killed by a drunk driver.

QUINN: “[This book] is a thing of joy to talk about because [Violet] was so, so funny, and it’s all her. She had the most absurd sense of humor, and it’s all there in the book. I feel like my last gift to her is to bring this out into the world with as much excitement and fanfare that I can…”

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

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!

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!)

Prepare to Swoon, BRIDGERTON Style

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.

First look at Season 2!

Netflix has released a teaser clip from Season 2 of Bridgerton!

And if that’s not enough, we’ve also been treated to a few new photos from the set, and an extended version of the Bridgerton TUDUM panel starring Jonathan Bailey, Nicola Coughlan, Simone Ashley, and Charithra Chandran.

We. Can’t. Wait.

But in the meantime, why not read The Viscount Who Loved Me? Anthony & Kate’s story is available in all formats with the new cover — including autographed!

Bridgerton receives 12 Emmy nominations!

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Regé-Jean Page

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance
Julie Andrews

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Julie Anne Robinson

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series

Outstanding Period Costumes

Outstanding Period and/or Character Hairstyling

Outstanding Music Composition for a Series

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music

Outstanding Music Supervision

Bridgerton Spinoff On the Way!

As reported exclusively in Deadline Hollywood, Netflix is adding a second show to the Bridgerton franchise: a limited prequel series based on the origins of Queen Charlotte, which will be written by Shonda Rhimes.

From the Deadline article:

“The Queen Charlotte limited series will center on the rise and love life of a young Queen Charlotte, the reimagined character added to the Bridgerton series that was not in Julia Quinn’s novels on which the show is based. Played by Golda Rosheuvel, Queen Charlotte quickly became a fan favorite and one of Bridgerton‘s breakout characters. The spinoff will also tell the stories of young Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury.”

From Julia Quinn: “I am over the moon with this news and so incredibly grateful to Netflix, the Shondaland team, and most especially all the Bridgerton fans who have welcomed the show and the books into their lives.”