At XOXO, we love a good romance, especially one that stands the tests of time. That’s why when we found out that we were reissuing PERFECT by Judith McNaught, we couldn’t help but start daydreaming about it. Who could we see as the spitfire—but still sweet—Julie? The daredevil, ruggedly handsome Zack? As our daydreams took […]
Tif Marcelo, author of the Journey to the Heart series, is often inspired by her own life experiences when it comes to writing her books. In this post, Tif talks about some of the hard realities of what it’s like being an army wife: and why she always says “see you later,” and never “goodbye.” […]
Writers get inspired in all different kinds of ways. Some need to do a certain kind of ritual before they can start churning out pages, others need to listen to music to get in the groove, and still others need to find just the right… pairing… to go with their laptop. Read on to find […]
Ever wondered how your favorite romance author became a romance author? One of our favorites Sabrina Jeffries shares a little about the process that took her from a down-trodden English Literature student to a tried-and-true romance master storyteller. Sabrina’s next novel, THE PLEASURES OF PASSION, goes on sale June 20th! If you want to become […]
Tif Marcelo, the author of NORTH TO YOU, shares how she makes time for writing in the midst of her busy life. Hint: it’s not for the faint of heart! NORTH TO YOU is now available wherever eBooks are sold. _____________________________________________________________________________ I’m writing this post while there is but a sliver of pink in the […]
V.C. Andrews’ new novella Corliss, on sale June 12, shows us the origin story of Corliss, one of the many genius girls at Spindrift Academy, and who was first introduced to us in Bittersweet Dreams. Read about what it’s like as an author to delve deeper into the life of a side character!
Rosé by any other name would still get us tipsy on something sweet, pink, and fabulous. Listen to Babe Walker, author of Thirsty, tell you how and when to enjoy your chilled bevvy. From Babe: Hi, Psychos. It’s your long lost best friend, Babe Walker. I decided last week that I wanted to write […]
There are so many dreamboats in romance novels, but how do you get one in real life? Luckily, Liliana Hart is here to give you advice on how to meet (and possibly marry) your own romance hero. It worked for her, so maybe it’ll work for you, too! Check out her instructions below and then pick […]
From Thea de Salle, author of the NOLA NIGHTS SERIES, comes a hilarious story of New Orleans after dark… and vampires seeking love? Read on for a tale that will have you laughing out loud (and may have you reaching for string of garlic to hang around your neck). THE QUEEN OF DAUPHINE STREET is now […]
Summer might be just around the corner, but cider season is year round! Author Amy E. Reichert talks about her latest book, THE SIMPLICITY OF CIDER–on sale today!