Category: What We’re XOing

EMBRACE YOUR COSPLAY HAPPINESS

Ever wondered how to get into cosplay? Read below to hear about what makes it great, from one of our XOXO colleagues! And if you’re attending NYCC this week, don’t forget to visit us at the Simon & Schuster booth for fun prizes, giveaways, and free books! More information can be found here. This post […]

Celebrate Your Book Boyfriend

It’s National Book Boyfriend Day! Which of course is practically a religious holiday for XOXO. To observe this most hallowed of days, we’ve prepared a list of our favorite book boyfriends worthy of their own holiday. Think of it as our Book Boyfriend Day gift to you! Bennett Ryan. He’s exacting, blunt, inconsiderate—and completely irresistible. […]

Our 5 Favorite Urban Fantasies

Superheroes and comic books rule the movie screens – yeah, superpowers have always been cool, but now even the smaller heroes are household names. It has always amazed me that our caped crusaders don’t have more of a place in novels. Every now and then a comic-y book will take off, but that happens about […]

Fall is for (Book) Lovers

Summer’s over, but don’t mourn those long sunny days at the beach just yet–we’re here to convince you that fall is the best season of all for romance! Why, you wonder? Glad you asked… No sweat (unless you want to). via GIPHY No more 90-degree days! No more having to peel off your bra when […]

With Love, XOXO

The news has been pretty bleak of late, and today feels like a time to reflect. So, to all the people beginning to face the destruction of Hurricane Harvey, we send you love. To everyone facing the brutality of Hurricane Irma, we send you love. To all the people in the path of wildfires, we send […]

Check Out Our #TBR List!

Before summer ends (wipes away tears), we want to make sure that we’re meeting all of our summer #tbr list goals, especially now that so many great books have come out/are coming out this month! Take a peek at our current #tbr list and write what’s still left on your list in the comments section below. […]

Amy Schumer Wants to Write Your Story!

Let’s be real: award-winning actress and top-notch comedian Amy Schumer doesn’t hold back, especially when she shares a personal story. Between describing her first (and last) one-night-stand to explaining exactly how she got that now very famous lower back tattoo, Schumer leaves nothing to the imagination and we love her for it. But now she […]

6 Romance Novel Covers That’ll Leave You Hot & Bothered

Nothing says Tuesday like some hot eye candy, right? Here is a collection of sexy covers that are way too steamy to read in public.   Read at your own risk.

11 Instagram Accounts In Need Of A Thorough Stalking

Instagram brought us everything from Black Tap’s insane milkshakes to Kayla Itsine’s impossible workouts. But most importantly the app has gifted us with a treasure trove of hot men doing hot things. So for your following pleasure, here are our top-eleven favorite eye-candy accounts. Swoon away, ladies! 11. @dappermen Research shows women are more attracted to […]

XOXO Takes On RWA

Excuse us while we’re still recovering from our RWA/RITA celebrations! We had so much fun with some of our romance writers down in Orlando, Florida at the Romance Writers of America annual conference. From the RITA awards (where we had 3 nominations!) to our Pocket signing, we had a great time learning, connecting, and interacting with fellow […]

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