Category: Lists

10 Gifts for People Who’d Rather Be Reading

Need some last minute gift inspo for the literary lover in your life? Look no further! Check out these great subscription boxes that’ll make the perfect gift. (You might just end up getting one for yourself!) __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Savor the Dark Book Club for the friend with a sweet tooth Price: Starting at $40.00 What’s inside: […]

Put These Boots Under Your Bed

At XOXO, our weakness has always been cowboys (and soldiers…and billionaires…and…) so we’ve rounded up a half-dozen of the sexiest stallions west of the Mississippi! We guarantee that any one of these cowboy romances will have you trading in your hatchback for a horse and a lasso in no time flat.

Gifts for your Bookish Besties

It’s almost the Holiday season, and while mostly what that means is looping Love Actually for weeks on end and pretending to hate that Jingle Bells is playing at the grocery store (you love it, come on), it also means something far more sinister: it’s time to wow our bookish friends with amazing gifts. This year, […]

The Scottish are coming, the Scottish are coming!

Is there anything you’d rather do on a November Thursday than relax with a warm cup of tea and cozy up with a Scotsman? Well, when it comes to thinking up excuses to dig into a great romance, we’re nothing if not creative. It’s Saint Andrew’s Day, and he’s the patron saint of Scotland, and […]

Small Books for Small Business Saturday!

It’s Small Business Saturday, which is a day dedicated to supporting your local stores instead of big chains. And hey, we love all booksellers, but we particularly love those specific book nerds who open up retail stores so they can lovingly assemble collections of books to share with readers of all stripes! So as we […]

Black Friday Reads for the Fellas

Spending your Black Friday shopping ’til you drop? Did you bring your man along thinking he’d be great company and moral support (because, let’s face it, Black Friday is a marathon, not a sprint) but now he’s totally bored or begging you to wrap things up? Well, give him a book to read! We’ve got […]

Hot Guys in Aprons! (Or not.)

Happy Thanksgiving, everybody! Here at XOXO, we’re thankful for everyone who chips in and helps in the kitchen on this day dedicated to feasting…especially the top chefs pictured below 😛  (They’re some of our favorite selections from this list at Whatever you’re dishing up this holiday, we wish you a happy celebration, and give […]

5 Families You Would Rather Spend Thanksgiving With

Family can be exhausting, especially on Thanksgiving. The holidays, while often a time of celebration, typically lead to the much-anticipated “family drama.” It’s almost inevitable—there’s that one relative who always complains about your cooking, the uncle who gets too drunk, or the mother who makes passive aggressive remarks about when you’re going to lose weight, […]

Awesome Aussie Stories You Have to Read

A book that’s been on our #tbr list called The Lost Swimmer by Australian author Ann Turner went on sale today, and it made us realize that there are so many books written by Australian authors that we’re loving right now! Check out our list of awesome Australian stories below, and let us know if there’s an […]

Who Let the Dogs Out?

What’s better than books? Books with dogs! Here are some of our favorite titles with dogs who make our hearts melt (and our Fridays extra sweet!)  

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