Category: Author Speak

6 Bad Boys of Literature with Carola Lovering

  XOXO is delighted to welcome Carola Lovering to the blog today! Carola’s new book, TELL ME LIES, is the story of a romance that’s passionate, addictive…some might say toxic? So we figured she was the perfect author to ask about some of her favorite bookish bad boys. Read on…if you dare!   Cross Sugarman […]

The Great Sequel

The fourth book in Kristi Charish’s urban fantasy Adventures of Owl series, Owl and the Tiger Thief, is out now! Today Kristi shares with us her favorite sequels! What are yours? The fourth novel in my Adventures of Owl series just came out. I won’t lie, it’s been a stressful couple months. Sequels are hard. […]

Nina Crespo’s Got-To-Love-It List!

Nina Crespo, author of the sexy Kingman Brothers series, shares her top five favorite things that help get her through the week (besides hot businessmen, that is). The first book in the Kingman Brothers series, FORGET YOU, is out now!     I have a long got-to-love-it list. I’ve been asked to narrow it down […]

How Music Inspired LuAnn McLane’s Heartthrob Series

Music is a universal language: and for author LuAnn McLane, a source of universal inspiration! Read on for how music shaped her Heartthrob series. The third book in the Heartthrob series, SHAPE OF MY HEART, is available now! If there were just one thing you could take with you if stranded on a deserted island, […]

The Secret Of Flirting is That… Love Bites!

New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries has sure had her fun researching all of the fancy dresses, exquisite mansions and castles, and esteemed etiquette rules while writing her Sinful Suitors series. But perhaps the most interesting part of her research is about love bites… Don’t forget to download your copy of the latest installment […]

Kate Meader is coming UNDONE

Still missing the winter Olympics? Relive the glory of winter sports—and their very sexy athletes—in this excerpt from UNDONE BY YOU, a brand new novella in Kate Meader’s Chicago Rebels series! UNDONE BY YOU is out today. Cade turned and almost dropped the frame. Apparently, Dante had been working on more than just dish-clearing and […]

Revenge is a Dish Best Served Hot

When Meredith Duran sat down to write THE SINS OF LORD LOCKWOOD, she knew she’d have to put herself into a dramatic frame of mind. After all, the story of a groom abducted on his wedding night to an overseas prison (to say nothing of a bride left believing that her beloved abandoned her) calls […]

Binge-worthy couples to swoon over

New York Times bestselling author Chantal Fernando took a break from writing this week to stop by and share her favorite legal Lotharios and attractive attorney duos. Check out the list below, and be sure to download your copy of Approaching the Bench today!   Chantal writes: Hey everyone! I can’t help but love couples who flex their […]

From Pauper to Princess in this new book

An orphaned girl discovers at her mom’s funeral that she has a wealthy, glamorous family she didn’t know about? You’ve already got our attention. But combine it with a fish-out-of-water story and the hint of even more family scandals bubbling to the surface, and we know what we’re reading this weekend! Here’s the description of this page-turning […]

Why are we so obsessed with Jane Austen?

XOXO knows that book lovers are movie lovers too. BY THE BOOK author Julia Sonneborn—whose novel is a modern retelling of Jane Austen’s PERSUASION—shares some of her favorite book-to-screen adaptations. Bonus: most of them feature brooding Brits who will make you weak at the knees. BY THE BOOK is out today! Last semester, when I […]

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