Category: Excerpts

Betches Takeover: Betchy Correspondence

Being the wise betches that we are, readers/betchy followers often write into us to us for advice on their sad handwritten book lives. Here we’ve shared one of the Dear Betches letters that was lucky enough to make it into our new book, I HAD A NICE TIME AND OTHER LIES…: How to Find Love […]

Betches Takeover: A Very Betchy Excerpt

Being the kind and generous betches that we are, we’ve decided to gift all you XOXOAD readers with an excerpt from our new book, I HAD A NICE TIME AND OTHER LIES…: How to Find Love and Sh*t Like That. QUOTES ABOUT LOVE AND WHY THEY’RE BULLSHIT Since like, forever, people have been writing, singing, […]

Excerpt & Video: DARKNESS is Coming

New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards is back with the heart-pounding romantic suspense novel DARKNESS- the tale of a brilliant ornithologist trapped on the remote Attu Island in Alaska, fighting for her life—and that of a handsome stranger—before they’re swallowed up in darkness forever. Check out an exclusive excerpt of the story and watch a clip of Karen […]

Read this excerpt from Matthew Reilly’s The Tournament!

The year is 1546, and Suleiman the Magnificent, the feared Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, issues an invitation to every king in Europe: You are invited to send your finest player to compete in a chess tournament to determine the champion of the known world. Thousands converge on Constantinople, including the English court’s champion and his […]

What to read after Gone Girl? NO ONE KNOWS

Are you one of the gazillions of readers who loved Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train? Are you hungry for another thriller with twists and turns you never see coming? Then have we got a recommendation for you: J.T. Ellison’s new novel, NO ONE KNOWS. You might be familiar with Ellison’s work from her Samantha Owens and […]

Laura Griffin is AT THE EDGE

We’re always thrilled when a new Laura Griffin book is out, but we’re particularly excited to bring you a taste of her BRAND NEW e-serial featuring the Alpha Crew, an elite group of special ops soldiers who’ll stop at nothing to complete their mission. AT THE EDGE is the first part of Laura’s new story, […]

Johanna Lindsey’s Cowboys Are Our Weakness

Just saw The Revenant and find yourself having some Leo cowboy fantasies? Then you’ll thank your lucky stars (country pun intended) for Wildfire in His Arms by Johanna Lindsey, out February 23 in paperback from Pocket Books! Keep reading for a sneak peek at New York Times bestseller Johanna’s newest novel.   Excerpt: The knife […]

Excerpt from The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig!

Nuclear war, dystopian unrest, a genetic mutation that divides twins in life and unites them in death—Oh my! If you’re looking for something “refreshingly nuanced” (Booklist, starred review), check out The Fire Sermon, the first novel in award-winning poet Francesca Haig’s richly imagined and action-packed post-apocalyptic trilogy, available now in paperback. Excerpt below! Four hundred […]

1 Day Until Wicked Sexy Liar: Helping You Hold ON!

So tomorrow is 2/2 (Two’s Day, on a Tuesday!) and we are 2 excited because 2 of our favorite authors are comings out with Book 4 (=2×2 ?!?!) in their amazing sexy contemporary romance series The Wild Seasons. (Totally readable as a standalone, btw.) Yessir, Christina Lauren (i.e. Christina Hobbs + Lauren Billings, aka CLo) is […]

Special Girl, Special Powers: SAGE’S EYES by V.C. Andrews

We love us some V.C.A. here at XOXO. With one part creepy-crawliness, two parts twisty drama, and three parts dark sexuality, Sage’s Eyes fits right in with the lot of goose-bumpy, finger-clenching goodness that’s signature to the author who started it all with Flowers in the Attic. Sage has always been a bit different. She knows […]

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