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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! […]

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 […]

Enter our Christmas in July Sweepstakes!

Trust us, no one here at XOXO After Dark wants summer to end, but every once in awhile it’s okay to wish for cooler weather to break the scorching summer heat. But instead of wishing for snow, how about we giveaway some ~cool~ books to read in the comfort of air conditioning with a chilled […]

XOXO Happy Hour – E-book Deals That Make Us Happy!

Every week XOXO will be hosting Happy Hour on our Facebook page announcing this week’s latest and greatest e-book deals! Make sure to act quick, some are ending soon! This Week’s deals feature:       Part-time lovers


New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins knows that sometimes, as much as we all wish we did, we don’t always have enough relaxation time to sit and read an entire novel. But not to worry! The latest installment in Karen’s bestselling Oxenburg Princes series is a short-and-sweet novella, and it’s on sale today for […]

Do You Know What’s Under A Kilt?

The ladies discuss who’s sexier, guys from Ireland or guys from Scotland. Abby interviews USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins about her upcoming e-novella The Princess Wore Plaid.  Fun fact – Karen met her husband “Hot Cop” when she interviewed him while doing research for her contemporary romance Talk of The Town!   In keeping with our […]

QUIZ: What should you read next?

November is here! What better way to enjoy the last month of fall than curled up in an armchair with a blanket and a romance novel to keep you warm? Take this quiz to find out which book should keep you company heading into the holiday season.  

Why Dating A Prince is The Best by Karen Hawkins

How many of you sighed in content when you saw pictures of Kate and William’s wedding? Or had a sappy smile on your face when Cinderella finally gets her Prince Charming at the end of the movie? (Really, you could exchange any other Disney title for this one and it would still be applicable.) And […]

First Sign of Spring: Gorgeous New Covers!

Although it seems like winter has been about 27 months long, the sun is out in NYC and there’s hope we might just make it to spring after all. One of the toughest parts of being buried under successive snowstorms is seeing nothing but flat gray and white for days on end…but we’ve got the […]


New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Karen Hawkins is proud to present her newest cover! Book One in The Oxenburg Princes, her newest series, THE PRINCE WHO LOVED ME is a classic Cinderella story with a sexy romance that’s sure to get your heart beating a little faster. Be sure to be one […]

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