Literary Hunk of January: George Wickham

It is a truth universally acknowledged that there are two distinct types of men in the Jane Austen universe. There are the Darcys—stoic, heroic, and full of honor—and then there are the Wickhams—charming, devilish, and oh so untrustworthy. We’ve spent a lot of time at Book Perfume discussing the Darcys of the world (Mark, Fitzwilliam … More Literary Hunk of January: George Wickham

Literary Hunk of December: Modern-Day Darcy from Curtis Sittenfeld’s Eligible

After a brief hiatus filled with holidays, family, dogs in antlers, and shoving Christmas cookies down my gullet, I’m back and ready to blog! (That doesn’t mean I’m done with the Christmas cookies. It just means I’m coming up for air long enough to talk about books again. And also getting powdered sugar all over … More Literary Hunk of December: Modern-Day Darcy from Curtis Sittenfeld’s Eligible

Favorite Fictional Couples: Valentine’s Day Edition

Happy Valentine’s Day, my fellow book lovers! This time of year when there are paper hearts, tear-jerking movies and pink-frosted cupcakes at every corner (yummy yummy yummy), I can’t help but think of my favorite fictional couples. Okay, let’s be fair. I’m kind of always thinking about my favorite fictional couples, but this time of … More Favorite Fictional Couples: Valentine’s Day Edition

Literary Hunk of January: Fitzwilliam Darcy

  203 years ago today, bookish life changed. Fitzwilliam Darcy came into the world. That’s right, friends. On this day, Pride and Prejudice was published and Jane Austen pretty much ruined all other men for us forever. Yes, he’s kind of a jerk. Yes, he’s way too elitist and yes, he’s incredibly socially awkward. But, … More Literary Hunk of January: Fitzwilliam Darcy