Category: Talent

Just in Time for Holiday Reading… a TUSCAN ROSE Giveaway!

I’m so excited that author Belinda Alexandra has stopped by to chat about her love affair with Italy and her beautiful new novel, Tuscan Rose. And, she’s also introducing an awesome new contest, with details at the bottom of the post! Who can travel to Italy and not fall in love? The art, the food, the […]

HIS STORY: Remington Riptide Tate

Welcome to XOXO, Katy Evans! And Happy Pub Day, REMY! (I’m sorry, but how hot is that cover?!) Talk to us, girl!   Thank you so much to XOXOAfterDark for having me over today, when we’re celebrating the release of REMY, the third installment of the REAL series and my personal favorite. I absolutely love […]

Does Reading Romance Make You a Better Person?

The lovely Adrianne Wood is joining XOXO today to chat about the romance genre, or what she calls, “relationship wisdom.” (Love it!) A few year ago, I was seated next to an older gentleman on a plane. He looked at the book I was reading—a romance novel, naturally. I looked at the book he was […]

Exclusive excerpt from Where Aspens Quake by Tory Cates

Check out this exclusive excerpt from RITA-award nominee Tory Cates! In her latest Western romance, we meet Kristin Jonsson, a woman who was ready for a new life. A single life. Without men. All Kristin wanted to do was work on her photography, because pictures don’t disappoint the way people do. But when she meets Grayson Lowry, […]

Sneak peek of SEMPRE: REDEMPTION by J.M. Darhower

Dig in to this excerpt from J.M. Darhower’s electrifying sequel, SEMPRE: REDEMPTION. Swearing allegiance to the Mafia in order to save Haven Antonelli—the girl he loves—forces Carmine DeMarco to make the ultimate sacrifice. Sent to Chicago to work for La Cosa Nostra, he refuses to place Haven in harm’s way by taking her with him. […]

Part 2: Exclusive excerpt from Jennifer Probst’s SEARCHING FOR SOMEDAY!!

Welcome! In Part One of this hot exclusive excerpt from SEARCHING FOR SOMEDAY by Jennifer Probst, featured on, matchmaker Kate was hell bent on turning her client from true love skeptic to believer—but is she making the cardinal mistake of coveting him for herself? Read on below to see how this sizzling teaser ends, […]

Jennifer Echols on the Best Kinds of Friends, and what makes her writing work!

Jennifer Echols dishes on the release of her new book, her writing process, and the invaluable friendships she’s formed in the publishing industry. Read on, and be sure to check out Playing Dirty, now available from Pocket Books!  Playing Dirty is my lucky number thirteen. That’s how many romances I’ve written for Simon & Schuster. […]

Tangled Author Emma Chase, on what makes a sex scene really sing!

After my debut romantic comedy, Tangled, was released in May of this year, I had life-long friends call and ask me if I had a secret double life. Perhaps I was hiding a “red room of pain” in my basement? They couldn’t reconcile the “me” they knew with the sizzling, explicit voice of Drew Evans. […]


Enjoy this exclusive excerpt from the #1 New York Times bestselling novelist, Karen Kingsbury, America’s favorite inspirational storyteller. THE BRIDGE is a heartwarming Christmas story about a hundred-year flood, lost love, and the beauty of enduring friendships. She should have said something. Even now, seven years later, with Thanksgiving dishes put away and another lonely December rushing up at […]


24-Hour Superpower In honor of Book 4 in the MetaWars series, Chimera, coming out November 11, as well as a value-priced eBook bundle of all four titles in the MetaWars series coming that same day, we asked urban fantasy writer extraordinaire Kelly Meding to come visit us on XOXO. Learn what she would do if […]

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