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Get Your Romance Published!

  It’s NaNoWriMo…that’s National Novel-Writing Month, if you didn’t already know. And if you DID know, you’re probably working on a novel yourself–or at least have thought about doing so. Well, now’s your chance, because we are hosting a writing contest, in conjunction with Archway Publishing, and we want to publish a great romance novel! […]

Baby It’s Cold Out There

Ah, the holiday season. It’s a wonderfully magical time, especially if you’re in love! Sharing warm drinks, snuggling up by the fire, exchanging meaningful gifts; there are hundreds of ways to spend time with your significant other in celebration of the season. If, however, you find yourself single during the holidays, this time of year […]

Sportsball Sweeps! We’ll Bring the Balls

Some of us love sports, some of us hate them, and some are just pro-seeing athletes with their shirts off. In this sweeps, we’ve got something for everyone! You could win all of these terrific sports-themed romances, plus a couple of non-romance sporty books, perfect for the armchair athlete in your life (especially if that’s […]

Eat Your Words!

We all love to devour a good book, but sometimes we reallllllly devour them: in cake! Check out these amazing cakes inspired by beloved books and lovely libraries*. Which of them do you want to dig into first? We don’t know if we’d rather display these books or eat them.   This golden beauty might be too […]

It’s Thor: READnarok!

If you are an Avengers addict, you’ve probably already seen Thor: Ragnarok twice, because it’s been out since Friday. So if you need a new Valhalla-flavored dose of fun (or just need something to read while you’re waiting in line for the next showing), we’re here to help you select the perfect romance for your type! […]

The Scariest Books We’ve Ever Read

Happy Hallowe’en, everyone! XOXO’s major holiday is (of course) Valentine’s Day, but even the greatest love can be exciting and a little scary at times. So today, we polled the editors here at XOXO Headquarters to find out what scary books are still haunting them. (Sorry, we couldn’t resist.) Read on for some suggestions…IF YOU […]

So you wanna be a CSI?

New York Times bestseller Laura Griffin’s beloved Tracers series is known for its gripping forensic details. Each novel sheds light on a fascinating element of crime scene investigation, and TOUCH OF RED (out tomorrow!) focuses on just how crucial a role fingerprints can play in an investigation. Read on for some fun facts, and take […]

Uncork the wine! It’s book club!

Gather up your girlfriends (and some wine) because your next book club book is here! One of our XOXperts did the ~dirty~ work for you and gave us a quick recap on what makes The Dirty Book Club so good. Check out her review below, then get ready to laugh, cry, and fall in love […]

Book Inspired Halloween Cosutmes

It’s that time of year again, when we pull our craziest wigs, our brightest (or most ghoulish) make-up, and grasp our pumpkin bowls as we go door-to-door hunting for candy! But if you’re looking for a little inspiration for your costumes this year, check out the link for our favorite literary inspired characters brought to […]

Which Dirty Book Club Character Are You?

Lisi Harrison’s new book, The Dirty Book Club, has been out for two whole weeks now, so we fully expect that you’re already making plans to start a dirty book club of your own. In case you’re still on the fence, let us show you just how perfectly you’d fit in by matching you with your […]

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