Category: Talent

Lions, Tigers, and Julie Garwood, oh my!

Julie Garwood, New York Times bestseller and undisputed queen of romance, knows how to tell a great love story: Give us some English dukes and a secret past, and we’re sold! In THE LION’S LADY, feisty Christina dares not surrender to the love of an arrogant nobleman unless she reveal her secret…and sacrifice her promised […]

What’s better than BACHELOR IN PARADISE?

It’s EAST IN PARADISE by Tif Marcelo! Now that our favorite summer guilty pleasure is nearly over (#TeamDean4Evr [Ed. note: a portion of the XOXOAD team feels that Dean has revealed dangerous f*ckboi tendencies]), we’re in serious need of a romance fix. In Tif’s new book, a business owner has to fake a romance with […]

After the Storm

Author Laura Griffin, a Texas native, was shaken by the damage that Hurricane Harvey did to her state. Read on to find out why she’s decided to donate her proceeds from September sales of her newest book, COVER OF NIGHT, to the Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.  I’ve never seen a week like this. […]

5 Sexy E-Book Series You Need To Read

From steamy southern studs to raunchy yet romantic royals, there is an e-book series suited for all types of romance readers! In case you haven’t heard of these great series, we wanted to properly introduce you to some book boyfriends and strong heroines that we know you’ll love. Check out our list of some of our […]

What Is It About a Wedding?

Bestselling author Mariah Stewart says she isn’t one to get all sappy, but but given that she writes beautiful romances, we beg to differ! This New York Times bestseller is a die-hard lover of all things weddings—and even admits here to what brings her to tears. Don’t forget to pick up your copy of the latest […]

Read A Special Excerpt from Seeking Sarah!

Looking for the perfect beach read as we head into a relaxing holiday weekend? Don’t miss the latest from the national bestselling and award-winning ReShonda Tate Billingsley as she explores in SEEKING SARAH, a gripping and emotional novel about the complex bond between mother and daughter. Keep reading for an exclusive excerpt below! Yes! Yes, I’ll […]

Like a Virgin? (@Madonna)

Thea de Salle, author of the NOLA Nights Series, has made all three of her romances very different from one another—and in her newest book, she explores the tough choices two characters have to make when their hot and heavy romance butts head with their Catholic faith.  In this blog post, Thea discusses how she […]

Julia Blake’s 5 Best Sports Movies to Get You to Playoffs

It’s that time of year again—baseball is heading into the playoffs, football teams are working out the kinks in pre-season, and fans everywhere are counting down the days until they can throw on their favorite jerseys, get serious about trash talk, and settle in to see if their team can bring home the bragging rights. […]

The Unconventional Romantic Man

Colleen Oakley, author of Close Enough to Touch, loves to write about unconventional romantic leading men: and here’s one of the reasons why. In this essay, Colleen reflects on how her grandfather’s tough love helped her to understand more about her own husband’s way of romancing her. Close Enough to Touch is now available in trade […]

Lady Be Bad vs. Lady Be Good

XOXO is thrilled to have not one, but two literary ladies in the house today! When we heard about Megan Frampton‘s new historical romance in her “Duke’s Daughters” series, Lady Be Bad, we loved everything about it. First of all, it’s described as Moonstruck meets Pride and Prejudice. Second, the heroine is holding spectacles on the […]

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