Category: What We’re XOing

RT Reviewers’ Choice Nominees!

Congratulations to all the nominees for Romantic Times’ Reviewers’ Choice and Career Achievement awards! Nominees were announced today, and the winners will be announced in the June 2014 issue of RT Book Reviews. There are a ton of great books and authors on RT’s list, and you can see the whole thing here. But we’re […]

Yeehaw! Gallery Indie Authors at 2013 Houston BookRave!

They say everything’s bigger in Texas… even author conventions! Indie phenoms Marata Eros and Katy Evans represented Gallery last weekend at the 2013 Houston BookRave, an opportunity for avid fans to meet, greet, mingle, and fawn over an assortment of YA, New Adult, and Adult authors! With hundreds of attendees and featuring book giveaways, signings, […]

An Editor talks about getting hooked on horror

To continue the week’s Halloween festivities, XOXOAD is pleased to share this guest post from Pocket & Gallery Senior Editor Ed Schlesinger, about the horror writer who got him hooked on a lifetime of scary reads. Take it away, Ed!   I had to be honest with myself: I just didn’t know what the hell […]

Excuse me, where do you shelve the babies?

  We’ve all heard the talk that bookstores need to diversify if they’re going to survive amidst the pressure of online book sales. It’s not enough to have shelves and shelves of books; now stores have to have toys, games, cafes, wifi…but is it time to add “birthing centers” to that list? Maybe, in the […]

Trailer: Kresley Cole’s ENDLESS KNIGHT of the Arcana Chronicles!

Who said teens can’t do it all? Certainly not New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole–in Endless Knight, the newest installment in her YA series The Arcana Chronicles, heroine Evie is equal parts brains, beauty, and bold. Oh, did we mention she’s an Empress? And tasked with saving the world? And has two delicious guys […]

Cheers to Mrs. Poe!

You may remember reading about Mrs. Poe from our post back in May where author Lynn Cullen talked about the sexy Mr. Poe. Well, the book is now on sale! And what better way to celebrate than with a toast? Lynn has graciously contributed to our site again, but this time with a few period drink […]

The 2013 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

You know what’s great about the Avon Foundation for Women? Not only do they work to increase women’s access to mammograms, help labs get critical supplies they need, and just all-around promote programs that will hopefully one day bring about the end of breast cancer, but sometimes they also do all these things in a […]

Larissa Ione’s Book Bites Tour, Day 1!

XOXO After Dark is delighted to be participating in Larissa Ione’s exciting reveal of her new novel, BOUND BY NIGHT. We’re the first stop on her Book Bites tour–each day, a different site will feature new exclusive content by Larissa. Visit them all to get every last bit of news and fun! See the map […]

Reading Down Under – S&S Australia

While I was in Australia, I had the chance to pop in to the Simon & Schuster offices in Sydney and talk to the crack publishing team there. Not only are all these ladies (and the lone gent!) tons of fun, but they love books, reading, and most of all, readers! Australians embrace a lot […]

Check It Out!

We are so excited to be a part of New York Times bestselling author Marata Eros’ cover reveal for her next new adult novel, THE DARKEST JOY! (Isn’t it gorgeous?) Eros’ dark and twisty writing paired with her sexy story lines make her books the perfect go-to when you just want to curl up on the […]

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