It’s 2017, and we are definitely ready to turn the calendar to a clean white page. If you’re looking at some white pages, thinking about finally finishing (or starting) that novel you’ve been thinking about, we have some great advice to get you started! It’s not all about who you know…but sometimes it is about what […]
One simple question has turned this podcast into a witch hunt as the ladies accuse each other of being in the Mile High Club. The ladies chat logistics, what counts and what doesn’t and which books feature crazy sex scenes in crazy places. Have any stories of saucy romps in risky places? Or any favorite […]
The ladies of XOXO are getting a little punchy in the run-up to Christmas, but they still made time to talk about what’s stressing them out, what they’re getting their loved ones, and just how wrecked they feel after surviving their holiday party. Plus, they discuss the traditional holiday…jellyfish?
Listen in as the ladies reminisce about their first book gifts and get some great gift giving ideas! Need more gift ideas? We’ve got a list to cover your entire family here!
The ladies of the Darkcast (minus Lauren but plus Special Guest Diana!) were thrilled to have a guest in the studio this week–Kate Hutchison tells us all about the mobile app Litsy, and we bet you’ll love it as much as we do. (Bookriot called it Instagram-meets-Goodreads!) We talk about discovering books in the digital […]
The ladies discuss how reading is not only great escapism but helps increase empathy. What book do you find yourself turning to when you need a pick me up?
*Warning: Lauren will scream in your ear this episode* Winner winner, chicken dinner. Gambling can be fun, except when it involves matters of the heart. Abby interviews New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries about her new book The Danger of Desire, book three in her Sinful Suitors series. The ladies […]
The ladies of XOXO After Darkcast talk sports again…wait, wait, don’t hang up. Even though we are not the most athletic of women, we can still appreciate a sports moment as momentous as the Chicago Cubs finally winning the World Series! We chat about where we watched, what we love about underdog stories, and welcome […]
The ladies of the XOXO After Darkcast are THRILLED (ha ha) to welcome thriller and romantic suspense writer JT Ellison this week. We begin by discussing the appeal of suspense and thriller fiction (and reveal the fact that none of us are quite sure how to define these two similar subgenres), the “woman in jeopardy” […]
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 […]