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I Live in Twin Peaks. I Am Known as the Log Lady.

Does the title of our post send anticipatory shivers down your spine? Do you hear the sound of wind through Douglas Firs when you order cherry pie and coffee? Then you’re probably one of the people who rushed out this week to buy Mark Frost’s THE SECRET HISTORY OF TWIN PEAKS. The cult show from […]

No Tricks, Just Treats in This Halloween Sweeps!

We want everyone to have a spooooooky good time this Halloween, whether you like partying with your favorite ghosts and goblins, or jump-scaring the neighborhood kids when they ring your bell for trick-or-treat. So we’re dropping this bundle of suspenseful, sexy, and sometimes downright scary books into your bag–and we’ll even throw in some Halloween […]

Love As I Know It: Requirements for Love

Our intrepid diarist of romance, Florence, may be paired up right now, but that doesn’t mean she’s forgotten her singleton roots. And we think the list below has some pretty good advice, whether you’re single, married, or something in between!   (I uncovered this list a few days ago. It was floating around my diary […]

Love As I’m Forcing It

Florence, our intrepid reporter from the front lines of dating, has gone from the Tinder trenches to happily single to reconnecting with an old love. But will a simple list of questions be her undoing?   “I have a surprise for you,” I texted my boyfriend. “You’re going to LOVE it.” He knows I’m not […]

You score a goal! And YOU score a goal! And YOU…

Given the amazing response we got on our first post about hockey-player-hotness, we were reminded of two things: 1) people can tire of the in-your-face NFL football season quickly, and 2) hot guys being tough is, well, hot! So we figured it’s time for a little more–which in hockey means an overtime shootout! (For those […]

Sweeps Alert! Liora Blake gets fruity with FIRST STEP FORWARD

One of our all-time favorite authors Liora Blake is back and better than ever with a brand new series called The Grand Valley series! The first book, FIRST STEP FORWARD, will be out on November 29th, but in the meantime Liora wants to give you a chance to win a very special prize!  As a native of […]

It’s a “Bridget Jones’s Baby” Shower Sweeps!

In case you haven’t heard the news, everyone’s gal pal Bridget Jones is having a baby! When we found out this movie was coming, we just knew we needed to find a way to celebrate. What’s better than a shower where fictional characters have the babies, but YOU get the presents? That’s right, nothing! (except […]

Quiz: Match these classic novels with their authors

Since our XOXOAD members are readers through and through, we bet you’ll do great on this quiz! Can you match all 30 of these classic novels with their authors in just 60 seconds? Ready…set…click!

Fifty Shades Darker

The first trailer for Fifty Shades Darker, the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, just dropped and all we can say is… Wow! Wow? Wow?! First – the music again is ON POINT. Second – Loving the masquerade masks Third – Who is this handsome older man that seems to have files galore? Finally – […]

Forget Back to School, Enter Our Back to Books Sweepstakes!

Back to school means a lot of things for students, teachers, and moms alike: buying supplies, picking out outfits, packing lunches, etc. But once those kiddos are on the bus you get to breathe a sigh of relief. Your little ones may be back to school, but you, dear reader, are going back to books! […]

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