Winsome or Loathsome: Daphne Bridgerton

Given the phenomenal interest in Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton series, we thought it would be fun to republish this!

originally published on March 2, 2015

Welcome to our new column, Winsome or Loathsome. (I was rooting for Dreamgirl or Disaster but was outvoted.) Like its counterpart, Dreamboat or Douchebag, this column will look at well-known heroines and ask the pointed question: Winsome or Loathsome? We will reserve our critique for heroines who are not universally loved or who are known for behaving badly at some point in their stories. […]