… and other things they do when they write! Meet amazingly talented Gallery and Pocket Books authors—and find out what it takes for them to write great romance, whether it’s sitting in bed with a collection of dogs, or basking in the Texan heat with Uggs and a hoodie. Features Sabrina Jeffries, Christina Lauren, Emma Chase, Jennifer […]
Our resident expert, The Naked Professor, has even more sexy advice up her tidily-buttoned sleeve! #XOXOConnects may have wrapped, but we just have too many tips for one readerfest…
Need another tip from Wendy Leigh about spicing up your relationship? We’ve got a ton of them coming all day long at #XOXOConnects, but we’re sharing a few for those who didn’t join us live!
If you’re not already enjoying all our #XOXOConnects fun, why not? It’s free–all you have to do is register with XOXO After Dark, and then you can access all the videos, posts and sweeps we’ve got in store. (See the full schedule here.) But here’s just a sample to whet your whistle… Wendy Leigh has […]
This summer we caught up with Meredith Duran, the brilliant writer of some of our favorite historical romances! On a beautiful day in New York’s Bryant Park, we asked her a few questions about writing, the Regency, and which of her characters is the best husband material!
Dave and Mike Stangle never expected their post seeking wedding dates in the “activity partners” section of Craiglist would go viral, but years later, they are counted among the “Internet famous” with a book and upcoming movie based on their story under the belt! But beyond their skills in the art of going viral, the […]
At XOXOAD headquarters, Amy Schumer is basically our goddess, so we’re psyched that her show is back for a new season on Comedy Central! She’s part of a rising tide of comedians like Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome of Garfunkel & Oates, Iliza Schlesinger, and Abby Jacobson & Ilana Glazer of Broad City who are introducing […]
Ever wondered how an art team manages to take something as complex and multifaceted as a book and find just one static image that can represent it for the cover? Well you should, because at times it can be mind-blowing. Take the cover Random House did for Jill Alexander Essbaum’s recent hit, Hausfrau–this video shows […]
Do you think artistic ability runs in families? How about a volunteer spirit? After seeing this video of artist Gretta Kruesi, we do! Gretta is not only an amazing L.A. artist, but she’s the inspiration for the character Carson in bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe’s new book, The Summer’s End. (And not just the inspiration–if she […]
New York Times bestselling authors Alice Clayton, Emma Chase, Kristen Proby, and Nicole Edwards got candid with XOXO when the joined us for some real, no-holds-barred roundtable girl talk! The ladies showcase their sillier and more serious sides, covering everything from loving their fans to what lessons men can learn from their romance novels (really, […]