Category: What We’re XOing

We did it!!!! #XOXOConnects is in the BOOKS.

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our #XOXOConnects Readerfest! We had a great time, and hope you did too. If you missed any of the fun, you can see all the archived posts, videos and chats by clicking the links in our schedule of events (you must be a registered user of XOXOAD […]

This Saturday 10/24!!! XOXO Connects Schedule

UPDATE, 10/26: Thank you to all the authors, bloggers and XOXO readers who helped make our online readerfest so much fun! If you weren’t able to make it on Saturday, never fear…we’ll be archiving all the events and sharing them on the front page of the site bit by bit. In the meantime, as long as you’re […]

Is E.L. James’s GREY a Real Book?

Is Grey, the summer’s biggest publishing sensation (perhaps bar one, which we’ll get to in a minute) a real book? That’s the question posed by Andrew Hart in today’s Gawker Review of Books. In examining the phenomenal explosion of E.L. James’s series, and specifically this summer’s riff on the iconic 50 Shades books, he suggests that (in […]

Bury your nose in a life-sized book with these literary murals

We’ve got a serious case of the Mondays today, but this adorable piece from Bookriot is the perfect pick-me-up! Check out the book-themed murals they’ve found on libraries and bookstores around the globe: This Utah bookstore got its facelift courtesy of artist Alicyn Wright. Don’t you love the way she achieved that embossed feel of […]

What Adorable Animals Did on Their Summer Vacations

Summer days, driftin’ away… yes, it’s Labor Day weekend, which means another year’s summer fun is behind us. Before we get our sweaters and tights out of storage, we had to share with you this feature from, of animals having a blast in the summer sun! When your apartment doesn’t have air conditioning, you […]

Immortals After Dark are even sexier on audio

Our friends over at Simon & Schuster Audio have a fun look back at Kresley Cole’s audiobook editions for DEMON FROM THE DARK and DREAMS OF A DARK WARRIOR! Watch as Robert Petkoff, the beloved narrator for the entire Immortals After Dark series, goes behind-the-scenes of each recordings with an exclusive interview and fan Q&A: […]

Knit A Dragon with Kim Harrison!

Knitting is one of Kim Harrison’s, author of the forthcoming The Drafter, favorite past time and now, she’s inviting you to join her! In this session of “Knitting With Kim,” she invites you to knit a dragon like the one below!   Kim breaks down the directions in her blog. If you’re interested in knitting along with her […]

The View from San Diego Comic Con

If you, like your trusty XOXOAD editors, didn’t make it to SDCC this year, read on for a sampling of some of the Comic Con scene. It’s always a crazy scrum of pop culture, and each year seems to get bigger and bigger. And if any of you are at ComicCon right now, what are you […]

Choose The Drafter’s Cat!

We are so utterly excited that #1 New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison‘s new book, The Drafter, is almost available! Whether you’re a die hard Hollows fan or new to Kim, The Drafter is unlike anything you’ve read from her before. Described as The Bourne Identity meets Minority Report, The Drafter is a sexy new suspense […]

A Peek Into RT15!

It’s official: the romance ladies of Gallery have taken over the elevators of RT! We can’t seem to escape these sexy covers (not that we want to anyway). Take a peek into the RT Booklovers Convention! A new series from bestselling authors Alice Clayton and Emma Chase? Don’t mind if I do… The Inside Out […]

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