Category: Author Speak

Jon Hamm is J.B. Bernstein in Million Dollar Arm!

We at XOXOAD are major Mad Men fans, and especially Jon Hamm fans! (Oh, Don Draper, you fascinating cad, you…) So not only are we excited for the season premiere, but we can get an extra slice of Hamm in the upcoming (May 16) release of Million Dollar Arm, a feature film about an down-on-his-luck baseball scout […]

Carrie Lofty: Loving Life, Both Then and Now

Last Wednesday, I learned that my alter-ego, Lindsey Piper, was nominated for a RITA for the paranormal romance Caged Warrior. When writing my first paranormal, I was in between historical romance projects when, apparently, my mind wandered. Although some fantastic authors can make their living writing what setting and genre they love for years and […]

Tory Cates: Romance is Living Other Lives

What I love about writing romance novels is what I also love about reading them: the chance to live more than one life. Just as, growing up, I thrilled to the experience of being a farm girl in Kansas who is swept up into fantastical adventures in the magic world of Oz, I now adore […]

J.M. Darhower on Reader Reactions to Sempre

Powerhouse writer J.M. Darhower reveals what it’s like to be in the hot seat when reader reactions start rolling in. Check out the thrilling sequel to SEMPRE, SEMPRE: REDEMPTION – out tomorrow in paperback! I was admittedly nervous about Sempre: Redemption. Questions plagued me constantly leading up to release day. What would people think? How […]

Babe Walker Takes Over! Buy Psychos!

We interrupt your regular scheduled programming at the behest of this rather intense woman who showed up at the XOXOAD offices. She told us we looked just like Jennifer Lawrence and then while we were trying to get the perfect selfie, she hacked our blog! Before we knew it, she was gone in a cloud […]

So You Didn’t Find THE ONE While You Were a Student…Now What?

Author Susan Patton, known as the “Princeton Mom,” dishes on what to do when you graduate with a degree, but no wedding ring to show for it. Check out her thoughts below and be sure to pick up a copy of her book, Marry Smart, now available! Don’t panic.  It comes across as desperate and […]

Jude Deveraux’s Characters Have Minds of Their Own

Jude Deveraux is the author of more than forty New York Times bestsellers, including Moonlight in the Morning, The Scent of Jasmine, Scarlet Nights, Days of Gold, Lavender Morning, Return to Summerhouse, and Secrets. To date, there are more than sixty million copies of her books in print worldwide. So we are extremely lucky that she was able to stop in at XOXO After Dark […]


New York Times bestselling author Kyra Davis gives XOXOAD a behind-the-scenes peek at how she turned Book One in the Pure Sin series, Deceptive Innocence, into a thrilling three-part serialization. When it was proposed that I write the first book in the Pure Sin series in three parts I was hesitant. I wasn’t sure that there was […]

Helena Hunting talks sizzling attraction!

Ever felt immediate lust for that hottie across the room? Indie author of  CLIPPED WINGS Helena Hunting puts that feeling into words better than we ever could!   I’d like to take the opportunity to thank XOXO After Dark for having me back to discuss my debut novel, Clipped Wings. I’m so excited for readers to […]


We’re thrilled to heat things up at XOXOAD today with Shoshanna Evers, who discusses her dystopian erotic romance series, The Pulse Trilogy, and offers a sneak peek at Book 3, The Thrust. When I first started writing my post-apocalyptic dystopian erotic romance, The Pulse Trilogy, I knew I had several stories to tell. Each book in […]

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