Tag: fiction

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 […]

Which leading man would you rather…?

Pocket Star historical romance author Julia Kelly has blessed us with the beautiful people she’s casting in her brand new Governess series! Keep reading to find out if you have a favorite hero… I know I do. And don’t miss all three installments in the series–pre-order The Governess was Wicked now!   I have a confession […]

Proof that Hockey Players Make the Sexiest Heroes

XOXOAD is delighted to welcome author Sarina Bowen to the blog today! Sarina is the author of the Brooklyn Bruisers series of hockey romances, starting with ROOKIE MOVE, which is now on sale. She’s one of the many women who have discovered the joys of hockey–and hockey players–and she’s here to convince you, too! For […]

Excerpt from Mad for the Plaid by NYT bestseller Karen Hawkins!

Don’t miss New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins’ latest installment in her delightfully sizzling Oxenburg Princes series, Mad for the Plaid! To avoid an international incident when his grandmother is kidnapped in the Scottish highlands, Prince Nikoli Romanovin decides to slip into enemy territory disguised as a groom. But his plans go awry when […]

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 […]

5 Books to Read if you Love Pride & Prejudice

From Laurence Olivier and Peter Cushing to Colin Firth and Matthew Macfayden, Mr. Darcy has been a socially awkward, eloquent dreamboat we’ve all fallen in love with, and it’s no surprise that Jane Austen was a master of romance. In that same vein, Lauren Layne has gifted us with five books she would recommend if […]

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 […]

Novellas and short stories – Do you read them?

Here with us today, to talk about the extra goodies readers can get their hands on in her bestselling Elemental Assassin series, is author Jennifer Estep! Hear her take on why she writes short stories and novellas for her characters, and then grab a copy of UNWANTED, her newest novella, out today! Unwanted, e-novella #14.5 […]

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 […]

Old Memories and New Beginnings: An Excerpt from Sophie Jackson’s A MEASURE OF LOVE

Life in New York for ex-con Riley Moore is pretty damn good until a call from his mother shatters the calm: his father has suffered his second heart attack in two years and is in critical condition. Leaving everything behind, Riley flies home to Michigan for the first time in five years to support his […]

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