Although XOXOAD features a lot of romance fiction in our daily diet, one cannot live by roses and chocolate alone. Sometimes you need something a bit sterner, a bit edgier, something that feeds a different part of your soul–your inner badass! So watch this week for posts reminding us that even when life (and books, and […]
Are you a fan of historical romance? It was my first love when I discovered the genre, not just for the wonderful romantic stories, but also the clothes, the manners, the balls, the carriages…can you tell Regency is my favorite historical genre? But in addition to all the bells and whistles, I actually learned a […]
Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether that sentiment gave you a cuddly, warm fuzzy feeling or you grimaced and got a bit nauseous, this post is perfect for you! Our esteemed editors of XOXO AD all came together to share their book suggestions with you during these most romantic times. Some are pro-Valentine’s Day, some are anti, […]
Notice how everything on the web now has to have a title that makes you click? Who can resist “You Won’t Believe This One Weird Trick to Losing Weight!” or “A Reporter and an Elephant Seal Pup Meet & You Won’t Believe What Happens Next!” Well, The Millions decided to apply this technique to some […]
Now that X-Mas has passed us by once again in a flurry of holly sprigs and eggnog, onto the next holiday: NEW YEAR’S. Ah, a new year. New beginnings. A time filled with family, friends, and promise for the future. EVERYONE deserves a do-over on New Year’s. Even the celebrities who have entertained, enthralled, enraged, […]
I’m sure all of you are Organized People who have finished your Christmas shopping, sent your cards, and are now just sipping mulled wine in front of a roaring fire (or whatever it is OPs do the day before Christmas). But just in case you are, or know, a Disorganized Person, perhaps you haven’t quite checked everyone […]
As we cap off our Suspense Week, I found myself thinking about all the authors I’ve loved who achieve that apparent pinnacle of success, having their book made into a movie. I once heard from an author with many books to his credit that the best thing a writer could hope for is to have […]
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As you may have heard, Tom Clancy passed away this week after an illness. The 66-year-old mega-bestseller was the king of an entertainment empire: his techno-thrillers spawned multiple book series, films, and numerous successful video games. Although I wasn’t a regular Clancy reader, I loved the movie version of The Hunt for Red October (despite, or perhaps […]