Category: Reviews

XOXpert Review: Meredith Duran

XOXOAD  is excited to feature an XOXpert review of Meredith Duran! Read on to see what XOXpert Victoria C. thought of Luck Be a Lady!   In Luck Be a Lady, Meredith Duran offers a quick-witted and enchanting tale that not only proves opposites attract, but that sometimes you find what you are looking for in the most […]

Review Roundup: Melody Anne’s Who I Am With You

Melody Anne has acquired thousands of devoted fans who love her sexy small-town romances featuring the meddling Anderson family. Recently, she’s expanded that world by introducing some friends of the Andersons, all of whom need their own happily-ever-afters! The Unexpected Heroes series includes both print books and e-novellas, including “Who I Am With You.” We […]

XOxperts: My Never Sleep Alone Experience

After finishing Dr. Alex Schiller’s (not a real doctor) book, Never Sleep Alone (NSA) I was curious if her nine principles are as easy and applicable as she make them seem. So here I am living in one of America’s best cities thinking, ‘Why not give this funny experiment a try,’ since I’m also single. […]

XOXPERT Review: Walking on Trampolines by Frances Whiting

It’s time for an XOXpert review! Zandalee is here with a review of Walking on Trampolines by Frances Whiting, a coming-of-age novel equal parts heartwarming, accessible, and thought-provoking.   After reading the first few pages of this book I felt an oddly close connection to it. I’ve never gone through most of the things our […]

XoXperts review 50 Shades!

Our lovely XoXperts took to the screens this week to soak up the #50Shades mania. What did they think? Read on to find out! XoXpert Samien says: I was lucky to be one of the Today Show Fifty Shades First movie attendees on Friday, February 6th. It was a whirlwind trip that began early in […]

The Universal Douglas Adams

by AbbyZ If you are a nerd of a certain age (as I am), you’re probably already familiar with Douglas Adams’s classic novel of sci-fi whimsy, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. And if you’re not, I envy you, because you still have this remarkable series to experience for the first time! Originally conceived as a […]

Which Derby Horse are You?

Courtesy of USA Today, try this name generator in time for the Kentucky Derby tomorrow! Sure, you might not be a racehorse, or even own one, but who knows what the future holds? You’ll want to be ready with a good name. I’m Bourbon Eagle :). Which Derby Horse are You?   Are you a […]

Introducing: Off the Shelf!

While here at XOXOAD, we discuss mostly romance, urban fantasy, women’s fiction and indie “hybrids,” our contributors and readers love all sorts of books we don’t talk about that often. So we’re very pleased to call your attention to a brand new blog whose focus is favorite books of all stripes–from that beloved fantasy novel […]

ATTENTION JENNIFER PROBST FANS: START “SEARCHING!”

Can’t wait for the November 26th release of Jennifer Probst’s latest book—and first in a brand-new series!—Searching for Someday, chronicling matchmaker extraordinaire Kate Seymour’s own journey to find love? Fear not! Starting TODAY you can take part in a super-fun scavenger hunt around town to scout out this hot new title! Superfans all over the […]

Top 5 Reasons You Should Be Watching NASHVILLE

Can we talk about Nashville? Not the city—though I imagine it’s lovely—but the soapy melodrama that sets family secrets and professional feuds against the background of country music’s Hollywood. Y’all, I am from New England and yet this show makes me say things like “y’all.” It is so crazy and over the top, but so […]

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