Category: Sweepstakes

Contest: Are You My Boyfriend?

The very talented C.B. Bryza shares her “light bulb” moment for ARE YOU MY BOYFRIEND? Be sure to read all the way through, take our little quiz and share your results in the comments to enter for your chance to win a copy of ARE YOU MY BOYFRIEND! _____________________________________________________ I came up with the idea […]

White Princess Giveaway

We’re so excited about the success of The White Princess and the spin-off mini-series The White Queen on Starz! The book is great and the show is one of our favorites. And if you win our giveaway, you get both! There will be two winners. Each will get a Blu Ray boxed set of the […]

Time Travelling Giveaway with Alma Katsu

I’m thrilled to be here today, even if the reason is a little sad: the last book in The Taker Trilogy, The Descent, is coming out in a few days (January 7). Even though it’s a happy occasion—a new book coming out!—it’s definitely bittersweet saying goodbye to characters that have been with me for 13 […]


They say the devil’s in the details, but for me the details are heaven. Maybe an avid planner and host like me should say that in the course of the party I’m on a cloud of joy, but that would be a lie. Planning and preparing are my favorite parts of the process. Truth be […]

SWEEPSTAKES: The Thirteenth Day of Manganiello

UPDATE: Congratulations to our three winners, who will have Joe goodies in their stockings this year!  Grand prize: sdorado; second prize: kaylabeck; third prize: Star89. Thanks to everyone who entered! Okay, we know there are only twelve days in the song, but we had so much fun with this that we had to extend it […]

CONTEST! The Professional: Part One by Kresley Cole

XOXO is heating up the month of December with an exclusive excerpt from THE PROFESSIONAL, the first installment of Kresley Cole’s  sizzling new Game Maker erotica series. Part 1 releases in e-only on Monday, December 16th, but below we have a special sneak peek of Chapter 1 to get you all revved up! And we’re […]

Stir it up!

** Update:  We apologize to those users who received the email blast after the contest had already closed. In light of that technical issue, we considered every comment on this post as an entry in the contest. Congratulations to our winners! Grand prize winner: Bonbonchef Other winners: Librarygal, BookAttict   This time of year always calls for […]

Check back on Dec. 12 for Kresley Cole giveaway!

For anyone living under a rock who may not have heard,  New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kresley Cole is publishing her first-ever erotica e-serialization… IN UNDER TWO WEEKS! THE PROFESSIONAL–a sexy, compulsive read about Natalie, a grad student who finds out she’s a Russian mafiya princess, and Sevastyan, the hot brooding dude […]

Just in Time for Holiday Reading… a TUSCAN ROSE Giveaway!

I’m so excited that author Belinda Alexandra has stopped by to chat about her love affair with Italy and her beautiful new novel, Tuscan Rose. And, she’s also introducing an awesome new contest, with details at the bottom of the post! Who can travel to Italy and not fall in love? The art, the food, the […]

“Cozy Up” with this Exciting Contest: Create-Your-Own Cozy Mystery!

Ah, these magical few weeks between fall and winter (finter? wall? fallinter?). Leaves crackling on the ground instead of mounds of slushy snow (and, if you live in New York or any other metropolitan area, very, very, dirty snow). Cute belted jackets soon to turn into heavy coats resembling giant puffer fish. High fashion boots […]

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