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The Most Adorable Cosplayer in the World

Sure, babies in costume are cute, but none of them are cuter than sweet, sleepy Joey of Laura Izumikawa’s NAPTIME WITH JOEY! (Except YOUR baby, of course.) The Instagram sensation now has a book filled with some of Joey’s classic looks, plus tons of new ones! We defy you to look at these pictures without […]


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. […]

Can You Call Yourself a Rom-Com Expert?

We are rom-com addicts at XOXOAD, so we’re pretty sure we’ll ace this ’90s Rom-Com checklist from Buzzfeed. How many have you seen? Do you know your Best Friend’s Wedding from your Runaway Bride? Click the pic and take the quiz, then tell us how many you’ve seen in the comments. We’ll award you with an official XOXO […]

In Need of a New Read? This XOXpert Has You Covered!

Looking for a new e-book series but not sure where to start? One of our XOXperts, Chrissy from Reading Past My Bedtime, did the dirty work for you and read CHANGING THE PLAY, the first book in The Game Changer series by Julia Blake! Check out her review below, and if you like what you […]

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 […]

Who is your celeb BFF?

Ever dream of being best friends with a celebrity? Or thought you and a celebrity would get along great if you two could only meet?  Well, that’s what the book IMAGINES: BEST FRIEND/NIGHT EVER is all about! Check out IMAGINES: BEST FRIEND/NIGHT EVER and then take our “Who is your celeb BFF” quiz to see […]

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 […]

Sweepstakes: Could You Be the Princess of Hell?

Of course Kresley Cole wouldn’t host an ordinary sweeps, not for her favorite Immortals After Dark! To celebrate the mass-market publication of Wicked Abyss, we’ve got a sweeps with some truly otherworldly prizes. To enter, tell us your favorite fairy tale in the comments. One winner will receive a copy of the book and the following […]

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 […]

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