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XOXO After Darkcast: Things that Go Bump in the Night

It was a very special Halloween episode of the Darkcast this week, as the ladies of XOXO invite a colleague into the dungeon, er, studio! Special guest Ed Schlesinger of Gallery Books joins in the conversation about all things Halloween, horror, sci-fi, fantasy and The Walking Dead. Ed edits big bestselling authors like Stephen King, Nick […]

The Best Dog is a Senior Dog

Today’s featured book isn’t a romance, but we’re falling in love anyway! XOXO is chock-full of pet lovers, so we couldn’t be happier to share the news about SUSIE’S SENIOR DOGS, which is on sale today! If you don’t know it already, Susie’s Senior Dogs is an organization dedicated to finding happy Forever Homes for […]

Loving a Bastard Can Be Beautiful

While the entire romance community is saddened by the end of Christina Lauren’s Beautiful Series, we’re still holding out for the movie.  Christina Lauren has already taken the first step in the process by casting our favorite couples in Beautiful, watch below!   Who do you think would be the perfect actors for the role of Jensen and […]

The Ladies take You to School, ft. Julia Kelly: XOXO After Darkcast

The ladies of the XOXO After Darkcast are ready to school you on that most famous of Regency careers for ladies, the governess. They talk about governess stories they love, from JANE EYRE to more modern romances, and also discuss their own teaching experiences! (You’ll notice none of them are still teachers, which suggests what […]

Whoopee! Christina Lauren Plays the “Co-Author Game”

One of the things we love best about Christina Lauren (aside from the amazing Beautiful series!) is how much fun they seem to have together. That was more than evident in this video, where we gave this two-headed writing team a Newlywed Game Co-Author Game test (no trademark infringement here, nosiree!). Let’s see how they did… Would […]

Why Hitting Rock Bottom Isn’t The End Of The World

Join the ladies as they discuss hitting rock bottom both in life and on the page and where to go from there.

Infestation is a Strong Word, ft. Lauren Layne

The XOXO After Darkcast ladies welcome author Lauren Layne to the podcast today for an “I Heart NY” discussion! Better yet, since Lauren is also a local, she was able to join Lauren, Kate and Abby in the studio–listen as we talk about life in New York, Lauren’s adorable “Wedding Belles” series of romances, and […]

You Always Remember Your First Time

…Reading a good book, that is! The ladies of the XOXO After Darkcast made good use of their brief August hiatus to do a little pleasure reading, and in today’s Quickie we share some great recommendations with you! Plus, now’s your chance to get on board with Kate as she reads Harry Potter for the Very. […]

David Is Apparently a Grower, Not a Show-er

The XOXO After Darkcast is back after a little summer hiatus. We missed you all! We’re refreshed and reinvigorated and buzzing with excitement in our latest episode, where the theme is Viva Italia–perfect for our special guest of today’s episode, Nina Bocci, author (with Alice Clayton) of the delectable romp ROMAN CRAZY! So join us […]

A Lady Has Her Secrets…

We all have our secrets, but today, we’re sharing some of them! OK, don’t get TOO excited…we’re talking the secrets of being a great and gorgeous wedding guest. But trust us, we have a million tips you can use, plus some great recommendations for wedding-themed romances! This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon–and […]

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