Category: Lists

What’s Halloween without a little Blud?

And no, we didn’t misspell that…we’re talking about Blud, as in the amazing series from Delilah S. Dawson! Dawson has created a captivating, dangerous, sexy world inhabited by Bludmen–akin to vampires, but like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Mix in a little Victorian romance, a little steampunk, and you’ve got Sang, a place just slightly […]

9 Books To Read For NYCC 2015

New York Comic Con is only a few days away! And in between seeing your favorite celebrities, attending the amazing panels, marveling at the cosplayers, and meeting fellow con goers, so much time is spent waiting. Make that wait go by so much quicker with these great reads, picked especially for this year’s Comic Con!  You […]

Bad Biker Boys Keep Us Revved Up

The lazy days of summer are tailor-made for fantasy, no? That’s what we love about romance–there’s a fantasy for every taste, and plenty to choose from no matter what your type. Summertime leads our imaginations to outdoorsy pursuits–maybe you’re hiking with a cargo-shorted hottie, or floating in a rowboat watching your Prince Charming’s biceps flex with […]

Authors Susanna Kearsley and Genevieve Graham Talk Favorite Reads, eh?

Canadian historical romance authors Susanna Kearsley and Genevieve Graham stopped by the XOXO site to dish on their favorite reads of the moment! Keep reading to get to know the tastes of these two insanely talented ladies, and, if you live north of the border, catch them on their Timeless Tour, running May 9th-13th across […]

First Sign of Spring: Gorgeous New Covers!

Although it seems like winter has been about 27 months long, the sun is out in NYC and there’s hope we might just make it to spring after all. One of the toughest parts of being buried under successive snowstorms is seeing nothing but flat gray and white for days on end…but we’ve got the […]

5 Sex Myths, BUSTED! by Dr. Emily Nagoski

XOXOAD is excited to welcome author and scientist Dr. Emily Nagoski, who’s written an amazing book called COME AS YOU ARE: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life (and check out that saucy cover!), all about the misconceptions and strange truths about female desire. Read on to have just a few commonly-held […]

Fifty Shades Not Dark Enough for You? Try These Films.

Still in the grip of 50 Shades madness? Have you seen the movie? Gonna see it again? Flipping out over the rumor that Jamie Dornan isn’t coming back? Wendy Leigh, author of the erotic  “Unraveled” e-book series, has been thinking about the Fifty Phenomenon a lot, and here’s what she has to say…   This […]

6 Books to Read While You Wait For Your Favorite Shows to Return

By Kristin Harmel For many people, the end of the year is a festive time, full of holiday celebrations, family gatherings and days off from work. But for those of us with a bit of a television addiction (ahem… guilty!), the long stretch between late November and January – when shows begin to come back […]

8 Books sure to put you in the family spirit!

Family: sometimes we love them, sometimes we hate them, and relationships can be complicated. But blood is thicker than water, right? In honor of Thanksgiving week, we’re sharing our favorite picks for books with family at their core: the zany, the loving, and the downright weird. Read on for our favorite books that are all […]

11 Hot Books for Those Who Love A Man in Uniform

Admit it, there’s a reason we love Top Gun, An Officer and a Gentleman, and Fleet Week — there’s just something about a man in uniform! If you can’t get enough soldier heroes and the women who fight and love alongside them, this list will take you all the way from basic training to graduating […]

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