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March 21 2017

The “Real” Mr. Darcy: It Was Never About the Face

Back in February of this year (2017) the New York Times ran an article in response to a study on the real!Mr. Darcy, commissioned by Britain’s UKTV. The original study was carried out by...
March 9 2016

Romance News: Get Up Close & Personal with Mr. Darcy’s Famous Shirt

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. {Did you know you can sign up to receive...
February 3 2016

Ballroom Battlefield: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Spoiler warning! This post contains spoilers on both the book and the movie, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.  When I first saw the novel Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, I couldn’t...
September 3 2015

The Best Pride and Prejudice Adaptations, in Order of Mr. Darcy Hotness (An Opinionated Opinion)

We all have definitive opinions on the best adaptations of our favorite romance novels—and yes, today, I am counting Pride and Prejudice among that number! You see, romance doesn't get...
November 3 2014

Death Comes to Pemberley Episode 2: Prejudicial Proceedings

PBS's new two-part British miniseries, Death Comes to Pemberley, is based on P.D. James's book of the same name and first aired in three parts on BBC One in the UK last December. The story begins...
October 27 2014

Death Comes to Pemberley Episode 1 Recap: Death and the Darcys

PBS's new two-part British miniseries, Death Comes to Pemberley, is based on P.D. James's book of the same name and first aired in three parts on BBC One in the UK last December. The story begins...
September 17 2014

Hearts Flutter as Benedict Cumberbatch Recreates Wet Darcy Scene for Charity!

He's doing this for good, people! Benedict Cumberbatch recently recreated the stepping out of the water scene from the 1995 version of Pride and Prejudice starring Colin Firth. The charity,...
May 1 2014

Said Discreetly, Heard Everywhere: Eavesdropping in Romance Novels

One of the most disconcerting events that can happen to a romance hero or heroine is to overhear someone say something mean about them. Five examples, from books published between 1813 and 2013, demonstrate...
April 29 2014

10 Tropes That Make Historical Romance Awesome

Today we're thrilled to have not one but three authors—Gayle Callen, Laura Lee Guhrke, and Caroline Linden—weigh in on one of our favorite genres, historical romance. Gayle's latest...
December 3 2013

First Look: Karen Doornebos’s Undressing Mr. Darcy (December 3, 2013)

Karen Doornebos Undressing Mr. Darcy Berkley Trade / December 3, 2013/ $9.49 print / $7.99 digital Thirty-five-year-old American social media master Vanessa Roberts lives her thoroughly...
September 20 2013

Author Tess Oliver on Why Mr. Darcy and Not Mr. Bingley???

Today H&H is joined by author Tess Oliver, who asks the hard-hitting question of why do we love Mr. Darcy so much—and not Mr. Bingley? Tess's latest release, Freefall, is a New Adult romance...
June 6 2013

Author Cat Devon and Editor Jennifer Enderlin Discuss Vampires, Heroes, Death, Sex, and Chocolate

We're delighted to welcome author Cat Devon, whose Sleeping with the Entity is out this week, and her St. Martin's Press editor, Jennifer Enderlin, here to talk—in their words—about...
April 4 2013

What’s Next?: How to Fill Your Time After The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

There’s been a real hole in my week without a new The Lizzie Bennet Diaries episode. I have been planning my Mondays and Thursdays around the release of new LBD episodes for so long that I don’t...
March 30 2013

Poll: Which is Your Favorite Mr. Darcy?

This week we saw the end of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. We loved the new take on the classic Jane Austen tale, and it certainly gave us a chance to talk about our favorite incarnations of the moody,...
March 28 2013

It’s Really Over: The End of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

**Epic spoilers for the whole series** It’s really over. The very last episode of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries aired today. On Monday I won’t have a new video to watch, new story developments...
March 21 2013

Finally! A Dizzie Kiss on The Lizzie Bennet Diaries!!!!

***Many, many major LBD spoilers ahead*** ***You’ve been warned*** Today’s #LBD video opened with Lizzie sitting (alone!) talking about how grateful she is for all her fans. But...
March 21 2013

Lizzie and Darcy’s Big Moment: The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Brings the Squee

A full analysis will be going up shortly, so watch this space, but until then, if you haven't seen the latest episode of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (Episode 98, “Gratitude”) and...
November 23 2012

Make Mine Canine: Heroes and Heroines and Their Dog Breeds

Dr. Wright's Breedfreak is a short book by a vet about the characteristics of various dog breeds. To say Dr. Wright has some strong opinions is like saying the ocean has some water. Maybe that’s...
September 22 2011

And Now for Something Completely Different: P.D. James Takes on Jane Austen reports: Faber is to publish a new detective novel from acclaimed mystery author P. D. James which combines a murder investigation with the world and characters of Jane Austen’s Pride...
July 6 2011


Speaking of book-to-screen projects in Hollywood, a film adaptation of Shannon Hale’s Austenland, to be directed by Jershua Hess and produced by Stephenie Meyer, will begin filming immediately in...
June 29 2011

Who Floats Your (Book) Boat?: The Book Character You’d Most Like to Sleep With

Recently, the Huffington Post asked its readers which book characters they’d most like to sleep with; answers ranged from the obvious (Pride and Prejudice’s Mr. Darcy, the Sookie Stackhouse...
May 20 2011

For the Love of...Mr. Darcy in a Wet Shirt

If the world is ending tomorrow, don't you think this is what we should all be watching today?
May 2 2011

For the Love of...Bangable Brits

Who would you most like to do in the pantheon of British Literature? The Awl released its 111 Male Characters Of British Literature, In Order Of Bangability, and while one might  quibble with...
March 24 2011

Who’s Your Darcy?: Jane Austen’s Iconic Hero on Screen

I read Jane Austen's  Pride and Prejudice for the first time in high school, and fell headlong in love with Fitzwilliam Darcy. I carried that Darcy around in my head for years, looking pretty...
March 10 2011

Would Mr. Darcy Drive An “Austen-Martin”?

For some characters in Jane Austen's world, what they're driving (or their equipage as we should say) is almost as important as that vintage Corvette up on blocks in your brother-in-law's...
February 24 2011

The Best Emma: Jane Austen Would, Like, Totally Approve

Jane Austen: She was still looking at him with the most speaking amazement. Cher Horowitz: I was just totally clueless. * * * Yes, since you ask, Jane Austen is my favorite author....
February 21 2011

Report from Jane’s World: Continuing Jane Austen

Jane Austen’s birthday is December 16th, and in honor of the lady’s 235th, Sourcebooks—which has an entire imprint dedicated to Jane Austen pastiches and continuations—gave...