Category: Sweepstakes

Changing Genres: What I left behind, what I gained, and why did I do it?

**Sorry, This Sweepstakes Has Ended** As any seasoned author will tell you, once he or she gets into a groove, it takes a lot to change directions–so how did #1 New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison decide to do just that for THE DRAFTER, the first thrilling installment in her new Peri Reed Chronicles […]

Quickie: Makeover Magic ft. Lindsay Jill Roth – and a Sweeps!

**Sorry, This Sweepstakes Has Ended** The ladies of XOXO took the show on the road this week, getting mini-makeovers with author Lindsay Jill Roth at the Laura Mercier counter in Saks Fifth Avenue. Shout out to Sara, their trusty makeup artist who gives them quick tips for summer, and thanks to Lindsay for telling us […]

CONTEST! The Hotties of Yesteryear with Meredith Duran!

**Sorry, This Sweepstakes Has Ended** Meredith Duran, author of Luck be a Lady and Lady be Good, is not only giving away free copies of her books, but introduces us to the (hot) gentlemen of the past! “C’mon, they all had smallpox scars, right?” So a friend once teased me, about my tendency to imagine […]

Contest and excerpt: Love and Always by Sophie Jackson

**Sorry, This Sweepstakes Has Ended** How many of you have ever had problems with the in-laws? Or the mothers of your fiancé or S.O.? Come on, don’t be shy, raise those hands. Carter, from fanfic phenom Sophie Jackson’s A Pound of Flesh series certainly knows what we’re talking about. In LOVE AND ALWAYS, the latest installment […]

Contest! What’s In A Name? The Evolution of a Title with Amy E. Reichert

** Sorry, This Sweepstakes Has Ended** What’s in a name? A lot, especially when dealing with books! Book titles have the hugely important job of capturing potential readers’ attentions and pulling them in right off the bat. That’s hard work! So how does an author end up choosing the perfect title? Luckily we have author Amy […]


**Sorry, This Sweepstakes Has Ended** New York Times bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones was just like us this past weekend and took a break to celebrate the Fourth of July! She stopped by XOXOAD to chat about her favorite things to do during a long, lazy weekend, and (we suspect) to also make us jealous […]

CONTEST! Liora Blake & Tartine = True Devotion

**Sorry, This Sweepstakes Has Ended** Liora Blake has a treat for our XOXOAD readers today! Not just a taste of her newest delicious romance, True Devotion (and don’t miss her first in the series, True North), but also a chance to win a prize pack from noted Bay Area bakery Tartine! Enjoy the read, and answer […]

Win Summer Lovin’ Reading Sweeps!

Ideally summer is meant for days full of lounging on the beach with a book and drink in hand.  Unfortunately, not all of us can lounge on the beach all day, thanks a lot day job!  We can however refresh your bookshelves, give you some very cute XOXO After Dark Sunglasses, a plush beach towel […]

Chris Harrison, “Bachelor” host and…romance novelist?

Chris Harrison may already be familiar to you as the host of the long running “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” franchises. But does standing by watching strangers date and helping singles count down to the final rose give someone the expertise necessary to write a romantic novel? Now’s your chance to find out–we’re giving away a copy […]

Win XOXOAD’s Favorite Beach Reads!

There’s nothing like a beach read. You can read them all year long but, in reality, you save them up until you get the chance to lounge in the sun and allow yourself to be transported to another place. One of our favorites this year is The Summer’s End by Mary Alice Monroe. Everything about Mary Alice’s Lowcountry […]

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