Category: Talent

Cover Reveal and Excerpt!!! Strings of Fate by Deirdre Dore

Deirdre Dore writes: The first time I saw the cover of this book, I gasped. I felt like the girl on the cover was the exact image of the character in my book, down to the expression on her face. And then to see my name on it and think back to the first time […]

Anton Strout talks Genre and Conventions

New York Comic Con is once again descending on Manhattan (Oct 10th-13th), making me thinking of all the conventions I get to attend as America’s Favorite Lower Midlist Urban Fantasy Author™. I’ve found myself a welcome guest of honor/speaker at a wide variety of conventions, which sort of came as a surprise, given that my […]

Meet Indie Kingmaker Maryse!

If you’re a fan of indie-pubbed authors like Katy Evans, Abbi Glines or Kristen Proby, then you’re probably already familiar with Maryse of Maryse’s Book Blog–one of the major voices on the self-pub scene. Maryse’s voracious reading habits and just as enthusiastic blogging habits have made her a go-to expert on indie novels that people […]

The Other Side of Kelly Gay: Meet Kelly Keaton!

  XOXOAD is happy to offer Kelly Gay’s first novel in her Charlie Madigan series as a free read this month (see it up there in the right hand corner?). But did you know that Kelly Gay, author of The Better Part of Darkness, also writes a YA series under the name Kelly Keaton? As […]

Superhero Boyfriends, on a Scale of 1 to 10

It’s New York Comic Con week here at XOXOAD! We love all the cosplay, the announcements about hot new shows/movies, and most of all, the books! Today we’re happy to have a guest post from Molly Harper, author of multiple humorous paranormal romances, and a fan of jiu jitsu, vampires, and comic books. Today, Molly […]

Author Rowan Coleman tells how much life can change in a few short years!

Author Rowan Coleman talks about how life has changed since she first wrote “Woman Walks into a Bar” in 2006 for a UK publisher. Now, for the first time, this engaging title is available in the U.S.! Scroll to the bottom of the post to download your copy today! __________ A lot has happened to […]

LIVE! Larissa Ione Chats with Fans, 9/27, 4pm EST

Can’t get enough of Larissa Ione’s Lords of Deliverance? Can’t wait for BOUND BY NIGHT, the first installment of her new Moonbound Clan Vampires series? Then you’ve come to the right place! Join us here at 4pm on 9/27 to participate in the Spreecast live chat with Larissa herself! Just return to this post at […]

Spoiler Alert! Marata Eros interviews her fearless heroine

An interview with New Adult bestselling author Marata Eros, and her fearless heroine, Jewell (aka Jess Mackey). ***Major Spoiler Alert for those who have not read A TERRIBLE LOVE***   Marata Eros: Hi Jewell, it’s so good to meet you. I feel like you’re letting me “in,” what, with all the secrecy and hiding you’ve […]

Excerpt of A Terrible Love by Marata Eros

Jass Mackey has spent the last two years trying to disappear into a false identity she created to hide from a killer, but an encounter with a sexy stranger who seems to know her secret is about to tear down the wall she’s worked so hard to build around herself… Ballet was my life—before. I […]

The Great Historical Writers Debate from Alexa Egan

The Great Debate …at least among historical romance writers always seems to be; how do we balance accurately depicting our era while at the same time making it accessible to the average reader? This dilemma can take many forms, but the one I want to discuss today is historical detail. A confession before we begin: […]

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