Category: Talent

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 […]

Kate Meader’s Ice Warriors are Hot!

Sports, Family, and Romance: an Irresistible Combination Kate Meader’s Hot in Chicago series was all about fire… but now it’s all about ice! In this post she shares how her Chicago Rebels series has something for every romance lover (and how it might even indulge some of her own favorite tropes). The first book in […]

9 Travel Hacks to Avoid a Terrible-Horrible-No-Good-Very-Bad Trip

New York Times and USA Today bestseller LAURA GRIFFIN is the author of more than 20 romance books and novellas. Below, she offers tips on how to avoid disaster while traveling. Her work includes the popular Alpha Crew series, featuring aid worker Emma Wright, who faces the ultimate travel disaster when her plane goes down in […]

The Surprising Road to Hockey Fandom for Alicia Hunter Pace

Stephanie Jones and Jean Hovey write contemporary romantic comedy together as Alicia Hunter Pace for Crimson Romance. They are the authors of the USA Today bestselling series Love Gone South, as well as the Beauford Bend and Crossroads series, which take place in the endearingly quirky Southern (fictional) small towns of Merritt, Alabama, and Beauford […]

The Making of A Boy Band

If you’re looking for the next thing to fan-girl over, I have two words for you: Heartthrob brothers. Aka a boy band of brothers all grown up, ready to take on the world again with a reunion concert. Sound hot? USA Today bestselling author LuAnn McLane is here to tell us how she dreamed up her own […]

Summer Cocktails to Help You Cool Off From Those Hot Beach Reads!

Nothing goes better with a sizzling-hot read than an ice-cold drink (preferably of the alcoholic variety). And New York Times bestselling author Jen Probst, master mixologist, is here to give you both! Read on for some of her favorite summertime cocktails, and don’t forget to grab your copy of her most recent romance, ALL OR […]

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