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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 […]

Forget Back to School, Enter Our Back to Books Sweepstakes!

Back to school means a lot of things for students, teachers, and moms alike: buying supplies, picking out outfits, packing lunches, etc. But once those kiddos are on the bus you get to breathe a sigh of relief. Your little ones may be back to school, but you, dear reader, are going back to books! […]

13 Books That Are Love Letters to New York

One of the best experiences when reading a book is being completely transported to another place–the coffee shop on the corner and the farmers’ market in the square become so real, it’s like you’ve always lived there. It’s no surprise to us that New York City is a frequent choice for authors and readers alike!  These 13 books […]

10 Tips for Surviving Your Friendcation, by Jane Heller

We’re delighted to welcome New York Times bestselling author Jane Heller to the blog today! She comes bearing excellent advice for those of you considering a getaway with your besties–a “friendcation,” as she puts it. Enjoy her words of wisdom, as well as her new novel, Three Blonde Mice, available on shelves now. (And check out […]

CLOSED: Enter Our Perfect Picnic Sweepstakes!

With the holiday weekend quickly approaching, the XOXO headquarters are buzzing with excitement for the upcoming days of fun in the sun, and what better way is there to celebrate summer vacation than with a picnic? We have a long list of books that are each good enough to eat (or at least to consume […]

What I’m Reading: Jennifer Probst

As any voracious reader knows, there are so many books out there, it can be hard to choose just what to read next. So what could be better than a hand-picked recommendation from someone in the know? Every Wednesday the XOXOAD team likes to find out what some of its favorite authors are reading. To […]

Live from RT, Part 1! What Happens in Vegas…

Abby took the show on the road and attended the Romantic Times convention (RT for short), where she had the chance to sit down with a number of fantastic, funny authors!   In part 1 of this supersized ‘cast, Abby talks to Amy E. Reichert,  Sabrina Jeffries, Monica McCarty, Laura Griffin, Nina Bocci and Alice Clayton. […]

Bottoms up!

For all you lucky leprechauns out there who are celebrating St. Paddy’s Day tomorrow, we’ve rounded up some scrumptious drink recipes that will last you throughout the day! And don’t forget to unwind during the day with one of the fabulous books listed below–they’re all delish! For the a.m.: Irish Coffee: 1 1/2 ounces Irish whiskey […]

Last chance! Win some seriously sizzling prizes

Our friends over at Simon & Schuster Audio are once again bringing the heat this February with a hot-hot-hot sweepstakes! Now through February 29th, enter for a chance to win a $300 Victoria’s Secret gift card, a $300 Sephora gift card and a 64 GB iPad Mini preloaded with 24 steamy audiobooks:   SUSTAINED by Emma […]

Quickie: A quick shot of XOXO

We’re not exactly sure how we’ve gone this long without talking about cocktails since they go so well with romance novels, so we’re correcting that now!   Let us know what your favorite cocktail is in the comment section below!

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