Category: Lists

Books Guaranteed to Make You Cry

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, and while XOXO wears pink all year long, we wanted to observe this awareness month in a special way. So in addition to wishing you all good breast health (get those mammograms!), we’ve assembled a list of novels that handle cancer in ways both heartrending and hopeful.

Love is Scary

…but not if you have one of these great romances by your side! We’ve gathered an assortment of books that put us in mind of Halloween’s thrills and chills–read one to put you in the mood for trick or treating! Want even more Halloween goodies? Be sure to enter our “Creepy Books” sweepstakes where you could […]

These Bad Boy Romances Are Soooo Good

So some of us here at XOXO might have just discovered the soapy pleasures of Riverdale, the dark-side retelling of Archie comics that feels like a time-warped Gossip Girl. And it is a truth universally acknowledged, dear readers, that one of the best things in Riverdale is Cole Sprouse’s Jughead, a broody, emo, wrong-side-of-the-tracks guy who keeps […]

9 Must-Reads for Every Dog Lover

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, aka the perfect opportunity to help homeless animals in shelters find loving and happy homes. In honor of this great month, we put together a list of our favorite books about our four-legged companions. If you can’t adopt dogs, then at the very least you can read about them.   Get ready […]

The Real Housewives of Your Bookshelf

If you somehow haven’t discovered Bravo’s many “Real Housewives” series yet, we assume you have been living in a monastery in Kathmandu for the last ten years. Welcome back to the real world! You’ve got a lot of catching up to do, since there are now RH franchises all over the country (and in Australia, […]

11 Romances We’re Excited About This Fall

Summer brings plenty of lazy days for reading poolside or in the shade of your favorite tree, but sometimes you need a chill in the air to convince you to come inside and pick something great off your TBR pile. In case you haven’t been squirreling away tasty romances like acorns all summer, we’ve got […]

All the Sweat, None of the Effort: Sexy Sports Romance!

We’re not so athletically inclined here at XOXO, but we do admire a well-honed set of abs…so it’s no secret what attracted our attention to these books! But beauty is more than skin-deep in these romances, as these heroes and heroines face off on the field of love. Play ball(s)!

5 Sexy E-Book Series You Need To Read

From steamy southern studs to raunchy yet romantic royals, there is an e-book series suited for all types of romance readers! In case you haven’t heard of these great series, we wanted to properly introduce you to some book boyfriends and strong heroines that we know you’ll love. Check out our list of some of our […]

Happy National Kiss & Make Up Day!

August 25th is National Kiss and Make Up Day — a day to let go of resentment, old grudges, and anger. In honor of this sweet holiday of making amends, we decided to do a round up of a few of our favorite second chance romances. Perhaps this list will inspire you to rekindle an […]

These Romance Covers Will Leave You Hot & Bothered

Here at XOXO, we’re not ones to judge a book by its cover…OK, who are we kidding, of COURSE we judge them by the covers, at least when the covers are this hot! Here are a few recommendations to tuck in the beach bag for these last few weeks of summer–guaranteed to make you sweat.

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