Category: Interviews

A former Project Runway Contestant Talks Tim Gunn!

A finalist on Project Runway Season 6, Althea Harper is a successful fashion designer and entrepreneur managing both ALTHEA HARPER as well as a new a baby line, Lilias & Love. She also recaps Project Runway episodes and is a brand ambassador for Rowenta. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.   When I heard that Tim […]

Ask Dr. Alex!

You’ve heard of Dr. Alex Schiller on XOXO, now meet the lady behind the N.S.A. principles. We know what you’re thinking, “this won’t work” or “it’s not for me!” But don’t be fooled, there is proof. One of our lovely XOXperts took the book for a spin in San Francisco and cozied up to a […]

Q&A! Jacey Conrad & Gia Corona talk erotic romance

Today we’re delighted to welcome Jacey Conrad and Gia Corona, the authors of the Facile Restaurant Series, a self-published collection of erotic romance e-shorts. Each story features a new pairing and setting over the course of one insanely complicated dining service at Facile, a newly opened French Quarter eatery. The first five installments of the ten-part series, […]

Laura Griffin goes BEYOND LIMITS

Today we’re excited to have an interview with New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin! Her newest romantic suspense novel, BEYOND LIMITS, is now on sale, so we sat down with her to ask about her Tracers series, how she prepares to write her books, and more… XOXOAD: What is your favorite part of writing […]

Author Q&A: Meredith Duran & Karen Hawkins

New York Times bestselling author Karen Hawkins and delightful historical romance author Meredith Duran stopped by XOXOAD to give us all the dish on how they write, who they write, and what they drink when they’re stuck with the writing. Karen Hawkins, a New York Times and USA Today best-selling romance author, was teaching at […]

A Conversation with Lisa Genova, Author of Still Alice

What is Still Alice about? Still Alice is about a young woman’s descent into dementia through early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Alice is a fifty-year-old psychology professor at Harvard when she starts experiencing moments of forgetting and confusion. But, like most busy, professional people her age would, she at first attributes these signs to normal aging, too much stress, […]

Q&A with Krassi Zourkova, Author of WILDALONE

Today XOXOAD welcomes debut author Krassi Zourkova to the blog! She’s the author of a fascinating new novel, WILDALONE, about a young European woman finding her way at Princeton University, but who has mystical secrets in her past that may lead to something dark, dangerous and all-too-seductive. Published by HarperCollins, WILDALONE has been called “a bewitching blend […]

Designer Sarah Richardson gets real about your space sat down with Sarah Richardson, host of HGTV’s Sarah’s House and Sarah 101, to talk all things interior design, and the best tips for taking your household rooms to the next level! Be sure to pick up a copy of Sarah’s book, SARAH STYLE, available now from Gallery Books!   Q: How do you […]

Chef Ben Pollinger on Seafood (and Romance!)

They say that the way to a lover’s heart is through their stomach–and here at XOXOAD, we are nothing if not servicey, so we asked Chef Ben Pollinger, Executive Chef at the beautiful Oceana restaurant here in midtown Manhattan, to talk to us about cooking a romantic meal. He was not only delightful, but you can […]

Author Q&A: Karyn Grice

Author Karyn Grice answers your questions! Be sure to check out UNFAITHFUL, her new eBook original from Pocket Star, on sale September 29th at the unbeatable price of $1.99!       What themes were you looking to explore in telling the story of Unfaithful? A. When I write, I don’t “pre-write.” I don’t try […]

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