Category: Lists

5 Books that prove love hurts: ft. Ania Ahlborn

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’re pretty much in hearts-and-flowers mode. But maybe you’re not in the mood for a sweet love story right now? Don’t worry, we’ve still got you covered! We went to Ania Ahlborn, bestselling author of horror novels like WITHIN THESE WALLS, BROTHER, and the brand-new THE DEVIL CREPT […]

5 Books to Read (or Look at) While Not Watching the Superbowl

While your S.O. is cheering on the Patriots or Falcons this Sunday, we encourage you to curl up on the couch and cheer on these 5 sexy book athletes.  If football doesn’t do it for you, we have plenty of other sexy guys! Besides, who wants to watch sweaty men with helmets covering their faces […]

three great books that pack a (romantic) punch

If you’ve been searching for your next great romantic suspense read search no more, for one of our favorite romantic suspense writers Alison Brennan is here to help! The DELIVER US FROM EVIL author took the time to recommend three amazing reads that you’re sure to love! If you count her book, now on sale from Pocket […]

9 books to get down with from the land down under

No, this isn’t a post about Chris Hemsworth (unfortunately), but it is about our second favorite thing: books! When stories have the ability to take you anywhere, you might not be thinking of who the author of your new favorite book is. However, in the past few years Australian authors have been making quite the […]

Romance Roundup: Diversity in Romance

These days more and more fans are looking for diverse voices in romance publishing; as we develop new ways of publishing and distributing voices, it grows easier to discover stories featuring women of color, LGBTQ characters, and other departures from the tradition of straight, white couples. So today we offer up a selection of terrific […]

Hot Reads for a Cold Winter’s Night, with Karin Tabke!

Brrrrrr…It’s cold out there, but it’s warm–some would even say steamy–in here, because we’ve got some of the hottest romances around! We kick it off with Karin Tabke, author of such delectable novels as Skin and Master of Craving (and Master of Surrender, available to read free right now!), and add some more sexy romances that’ll make you sweat! MASTER OF TORMENT […]

7 Books to Get You Resolution Ready

Getting excited for 2017, one book at a time!

XOXO Recommends: Our Favorite Paranormal Romances

In case you missed it, XOXO After Dark has expanded to YouTube! We’re posting new videos on our channel every week, including roundups of our favorite books in all sorts of categories. This time, veteran romance editors Abby and Lauren (whom you may know from our podcast) share their top picks in paranormal romance–was your favorite in […]

Don’t Leave the House Before You’ve Binge-Watched These Shows!

You’ve unwrapped all the presents, your liver can’t handle any more eggnog, and there’s still four days till New Year’s Eve. Do you seriously want to talk to any more people right now? No, you don’t–you want to lie on the couch and Netflix your brains out, and we’re here to help you. Our last gift […]

6 Cookbooks to Make Your Holiday Feast Fantastic!

Worried about your holiday feasts this year? THE COOKIES & CUPS COOKBOOK author Shelly Jaronsky stopped by to tell us which cookbooks she turns to when meal planning for the holiday season! Know of some other tried-and-true recipe books not on this list? Tell us about them in the comments section below!  If you’re anything […]

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