publication date: Friday, January 15, 2021 (part of Winter 2021)

category: Literature

clue: She gave up on a career in medicine to focus on writing historical romance novels with anachronistically feminist heroines, and now she has a hit TV adaptation thanks to Shonda Rhimes and Netflix.

explanation: Quinn's Bridgerton book series has been turned into a hit show. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates


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