Tag: contemporary romance

Show Me Your Brain: The Overlap of Geeky and Kinky

  With the rise of geek culture with movies like The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, and Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and this season’s AMAZING Game of Thrones penultimate episode (no spoilers, but WOW), it only makes sense that literature do the same! Elia Winters, author of the upcoming Slices of Pi series, stopped by XOXO After […]

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 […]

XOXO After Darkcast: Adventures in Babysitting

Can you believe they ever let us take care of children? Well, it was a simpler time… The ladies of the XOXO After Darkcast talk about their own history with sitters, as sitters, and sometimes as quitters! Then, Lauren interviews Jane Elizabeth Hughes, author of the brand new novel NANNYLAND, which we decide is part […]

Sara Rider Scores with For The Win!

We were so excited when debut contemporary romance author Sara Rider stopped by XOXOAD to share her inspirations for her first book in the Perfect Play series, FOR THE WIN, on sale now! Below Sara comments on her passion for pick-up soccer games, her love for cooking (the same recipe is making its way into the book!), […]

XOXpert Review Roundup: Romance, Action & Wine (Oh My!)

  Looking for something new to read? Our XOXperts have you covered! Three of our stellar members read and reviewed three hot novels to help make your #tbr selection a little bit easier! Check out their thoughts below, and don’t forget to visit their blogs for more great reviews!  When We Meet Again by Kristin Harmel […]

Sophie Jackson Casts Her Hollywood Dream Team!

Fanfic phenom and author of the Pound of Flesh series Sophie Jackson stopped by XOXOAD to share her Hollywood dream team! The latest installment in the series, Fate and Forever, became available this past Monday, so scroll to the bottom of the post to order your ebook today! And keep reading for some truly delicious […]

Spring into love with Susan Mallery!

We’re big Susan Mallery fans here at XOXOAD, and given that she’s a regular New York Times bestseller, we’re guessing that some of you are, too! And because she’s written about a gazillion books, there’s something on her extensive bibliography for ever reader. But if somehow you are still a Mallery virgin, this is a great […]

What it means to get a “do-over”

Second chances can come along in many forms. They can be welcome opportunities to begin anew, or real challenges that individuals must face, overcome, and see the good in to make the most of. In L.E. Bross’s latest Pocket Star book, THE DO-OVER, the two main characters Mel and Eli are both faced with second […]

Cheers to you, St. Patrick!

Pocket and Pocket Star author Kate Meader isn’t just a whip-smart writer with a flair for penning sizzling, touching romance–she’s also a native Irishwoman! We’ve invited Kate on to XOXO today to get us in the St. Patty’s Day feel. Happy celebrating, and check out the below for links to all of Kate’s books in […]

Celebrate Pi Day…with a pie and From Scratch!

It’s March 14th, which means here at XOXO After Dark we’re celebrating Pi Day, or 3.14. Pi Day is a day set aside to pay homage to the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Naturally eating a circular dessert, especially a pie, is the only fitting way to celebrate. Here are […]

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