Category: Romance News

Welcome to XOXO After Dark!

Come on in, look around! We’re very pleased to be welcoming e-friends both old and new to our shiny new site, where we’ll be discussing all the latest in romance, urban fantasy and women’s fiction. And not just books–publishing news, popular culture, the latest Benedict Cumberbatch tumblr, whatever we’re interested in that might appeal to readers […]

Picture Your Ideal Romance Hero

Tall, obviously. A healthy amount of muscles. Thick hair (wavy, maybe?). Sparkling eyes… but from there, romance readers will find a million variations on the swoonworthy hero. But there can only be one favorite, so digital publisher Coliloquy analyzed data from ebook romance readers and found (drumroll please)… The perfect man has a European accent […]

Pocket author wins ALA Award

Last weekend, the American Library Association had its midwinter conference, and presented awards in several categories. We are pleased and proud to say that Pocket author Meredith Duran won Best Romance for her e-original, AT YOUR PLEASURE! Some of you may have seen this title offered as our free read this month (and for anyone […]

Summer Swelter

OMG IT IS HOOOOOOOOOOT. Hardly surprising in summer, I know, but we’d lucked out here in the city with relatively balmy, dry weather. Then BAM! Today it’s going to be over 90 degrees (it was already 80 on my walk from the subway this morning) and so humid that every bit of clothing is sticking […]

All-Seeing Eye – video now

Just wanted to make sure everyone had a chance to check out the sweeeet book trailer for ALL SEEING EYE, from the one and only Rob Thurman. You may know her for her Leandros Brothers urban fantasy series. After tomorrow, you’ll equally know her for her supernatural thriller chops! Book description: The New York Times bestselling author […]

World’s First Love Competition

Valentine’s Day might be over, but love is everlasting! Or at least good for 48 hours.  In fact, scientists at the Stanford Medical School’s Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging started wondering about love, and how it’s processed in the brain.  They concentrated on a particular region where the pathways for dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin meet, and […]

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