Category: What We’re XOing

Christina Lauren Cover Reveal!

We’ve long been fans of Christina Lauren and their Beautiful series, as you’ll know if you’ve poked around here at all (like maybe at this or this or even this). And since we recently has to say farewell to all our Beautiful favorites, we worried that we wouldn’t be hearing from CLo as often. So of course we […]

Best Romance of the Year!!!

Library Journal has just come out with its end-of-year “best of” lists, and we couldn’t be more excited to share the news that they’ve rated Sabrina Jeffries’ The Danger of Desire as one of the top romances of 2016! (We totes agree, BTW.) If you haven’t yet devoured the whole Sinful Suitors series, now’s your chance! […]

Counting Down to Kim Harrison’s The Operator

Like diehard Kim Harrison fans the world over, we’re getting excited for the impending publication of her new book, THE OPERATOR! This is the second in the New York Times bestselling author’s Peri Reed Chronicles, starring “drafter” Peri Reed, a time-traveler of sorts who can alter history, but is destined to have that moment in […]

Judith McNaught Read-Along! #WhitneyWednesdays

If you listen to this week’s episode of our podcast, you’ll know that we’ve announced something very special for all you historical romance fans out there: Judith McNaught, grande dame of romance, has released FOURTEEN of her most beloved novels in e-format for the very first time! You can buy most of these new titles for […]

I Had My Wedding Dress Custom Made

XOXO staffer Melanie recently said ‘I Do’, yay, and shares with us her unique experience when she decided to get her wedding dress made for her from scratch! The last time I’d worn a wedding dress was two days before my 25th birthday. This past March, I was 31 and wearing a totally different wedding […]

How did you get that shiner?

This week on XOXO is all about love and weddings in case you haven’t noticed.  Our lovely XOXO staffers Liz, Lauren and Abby share the stories behind their engagement rings.  Share yours in the comments – we would LOVE to hear them! Liz: Worn as a cocktail ring by my husband’s great-great grandmother in the Bronx, […]

#TBT – Historical Style

We’re throwing it way back this Thursday with Pocket Books’ hysterical romance memes.  Feel free to save and share on your social!   If Elle Woods from Legally Blonde lived during the Regency era – she would still be doing the bend & snap, but with a handkerchief in hand. When you’re a princess rollin’ up, you […]

Finally a Hot Chris You Can Actually Taste

In Jennifer Probst’s steamy first novel in the new Billionaire Builders series EVERYWHERE AND EVERY WAY (now on sale from Gallery Books) readers meet a feisty bar owner and her signature cocktail: the “Sweet Hot Chris”. Why is it called that, you ask? Because of all the hot guys in the world named Chris of course! […]

Why We Like Being Scared

Did you know that there’s an actual word for the fear of Friday the 13th? Yeah, it’s paraskevidekatriaphobia. Say that five times fast. Or even once. Nobody really knows 100% why people get so creeped out by Friday the 13th (other than thinking that Jason might pay us a visit), but the reigning theory comes from Christianity: […]

Wedding Etiquette Tips for the Bride and the Guest

In honor of her newest installment in the Lowcountry series, A Lowcountry Wedding, New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe has graciously gifted us with wedding etiquette tips. Not only will she teach you the do’s and don’ts, but she is also offering 1 lucky couple the chance to win a FREE WEDDING – this is not […]

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