Tag: contemporary romance

Win Sabrina Jeffries’ Sinful Sweets Sweepstakes!

  Now that the holiday season is officially upon us, we think it’s time to remember what’s really important at this time of year: indulging. That’s right! Whether you indulge in special moments with your family, splurge during the Macy’s one day sale, or squirrel away a few extra cookies before dinner, this is the […]

Fall Into Love scores with Sara Rider!

Contemporary romance author Sara Rider isn’t the only one who has a bucket list. And don’t say you’ve never made one—whether it’s written down or in your head, we all have adventures we want to experience during our lives. Taking a lesson from Lainey Lukas, the heroine in her laugh-out-loud sports romance FOR THE WIN, […]

Want the magic formula for romance? Click Here!

Author Lauren Layne knows a thing or two about writing the perfect romance (just look at her popular Wedding Belles series for proof!). Want to know the insiders’ trick to all romances? Read on to find out! Lauren’s next book, TO LOVE AND TO CHERISH, is now available from Pocket Books!  The romance genre gets […]

Why Animal Rescue is the Best Place to Get Your New Best Friend

In this post, veteran mystery author Chrystle Fiedler discusses a “pet” issue of hers, one that plays an important role in all her great mysteries. Don’t miss her latest, Dandelion Dead, available now in print and ebook! All of the books in my natural remedies mystery series focus on animal rescue. In Dandelion Dead, the […]

Reunited and It Feels So Good!

In Kate Meader’s latest sizzling installment in the Hot in Chicago series, SPARKING THE FIRE, out Tuesday from Pocket Books, brooding Wyatt gets a second chance at lust (and maybe even love) with a woman from his past. Kate joins us on the blog today to talk second chance romances and why we just can’t […]

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! […]

5 Hacks for Better Work/Life Balance from USA Today bestseller Lauren Layne

Hi everyone, Lauren Layne here! I’m in that crazy-giddy time in an author’s life known as “release week,” where we spend a lot of time self-talking, like. “Be cool, LL. Just be chill. Do NOT yell at strangers and insist they go buy your book.” This self-talk works about half the time. Mostly we authors […]

Fall in Love with The Wedding Belles

Looking for your next favorite contemporary romance series? Look no further than Lauren Layne’s The Wedding Belles: a contemporary and witty romance series about three high-powered New York City women who can plan any wedding—but their own. If that won’t convince you to get reading now, check out this review of the prequel to the series, […]

Interview with #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery

XOXO is thrilled to welcome Susan Mallery to the blog today! Susan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of novels about the relationships that define women’s lives—romance, friendship, family. With compassion and humor, Susan keenly observes how people think and feel, in stories that take readers on an emotional journey. Sometimes heartbreaking, often […]

Give it up for our RITA Award Nominees: Jennifer Probst and Sabrina Jeffries!

We have two fabulous New York Times bestselling authors nominated for RITA Awards, taking place tomorrow at the RWA Annual Conference in San Diego! In honor of Jennifer Probst’s Searching for Beautiful being nominated for Best Contemporary Romance and Sabrina Jeffries’ If the Viscount Falls for Best Historical Romance, we’re giving you excerpts from each […]

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