Category: Lists

7 Can’t-Lose Books for Derby Fans

AAAAAAND THEY’RE OFF! Whether you’re a lifelong railbird or only tuned in to see American Pharoah win the Triple Crown last year, horse racing has something for everyone–tension, excitement, color and pageantry, bitter rivalries and at its heart, majestic animals otherworldly in their grace. While most of us might come no closer to a racing […]

8 Mysteries and thrillers that flirt with the supernatural

Bestselling author Lisa Unger knows a thing or two when it comes to a good thriller. Her latest novel, CRAZY LOVE YOU, has already been hailed as “horrifying and wonderful” and after reading it we still can’t sleep without double locking our doors first. So we figured that when it comes to finding our next […]

Ham 4 Ham Lovers: 11 Books to Read While You’re Waiting on the “Hamilton” Lottery

All of us here at XOXOAD are OBSESSED with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway sensation, Hamilton! But tickets are harder to come by than free-range unicorns, so if you’re stuck waiting until 2018 to see the show, here are some (loosely) Hamilton-themed reading recommendations to keep you busy in the meantime… ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Ron Chernow Begin with […]

Seven Books to Read Before You Watch

It’s the perfect time of year to abandon the chilly outdoors and stay inside catching up on the latest movie or TV show. But before you watch some of Hollywood’s biggest stars take on their new roles, such as Dakota Johnson learning how to be single in the Big Apple, make sure to read the books that inspired […]

12 Romance novels for fitness lovers

Ever meet someone you just KNEW should be on the cover of a romance novel? Well, a friend of XOXO thinks her personal trainer, Paul, is just that kind of someone…and he’s inspired her to imagine some romances perfect for any red-blooded fitness freak! Read on for some tongue-in-cheek suggestions…and some pretty great photos! Barred to You — […]

Roundup: RomComs To Put You In The Mood

No plans for V-Day? No worries! We asked our XOXperts what their favorite romantic comedies are just in case you need a back-up plan. Here are some of Katrina H.’s rom-com picks!   Sixteen Candles – I Absolutely love this movie. It’s probably one of my earliest favorites that I can remember. I was born […]

1 Day Until Wicked Sexy Liar: Helping You Hold ON!

So tomorrow is 2/2 (Two’s Day, on a Tuesday!) and we are 2 excited because 2 of our favorite authors are comings out with Book 4 (=2×2 ?!?!) in their amazing sexy contemporary romance series The Wild Seasons. (Totally readable as a standalone, btw.) Yessir, Christina Lauren (i.e. Christina Hobbs + Lauren Billings, aka CLo) is […]

WHAT I’M READING: HELEN KLEIN ROSS

In this post, What Was Mine author Helen Klein Ross gives us a peek at what she’s reading. What Was Mine is the fascinating story of a kidnapped child and how one act can irrevocably change our lives. It’s now available in print and ebook – picked as a People Magazine Best New Book! You […]

12 Days of Giveaways: Day 11: What to Buy Dad

UPDATE: This contest is now closed. Thank you for your entries, and happy holidays! Here at XOXOAD, we love doing something special to usher in the holidays, and this year, we’re celebrating with 12 Days of Giveaways! Enter each day for your chance to win a different prize pack of books perfect for any reader—and we […]

12 Days of Giveaways: Day 10

UPDATE: This contest is now closed. Thank you for your entries, and happy holidays! Here at XOXOAD, we love doing something special to usher in the holidays, and this year, we’re celebrating with 12 Days of Giveaways! Enter each day for your chance to win a different prize pack of books perfect for any reader—and we […]

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