Category: Press Play

Quickie: Pumpkin Spice Doesn’t Make Everything Nice

Everyone knows Pumpkin Spice signals the start of fall, but the ladies are not loving it. Lauren argues why Yankee candles don’t really work and you should invest in a good fall candle and the ladies discuss how imbibing certain flavors can influence your bodily scent, so to speak.   If you’re loving Pumpkin Spice […]

XOXO After Darkcast #15: A Brief History of Time ft. Kim Harrison

The ladies of XOXO talk about Time Travel and a modern day couple who’s choosing to live in Victorian times! Here are some great one-liners from this episode’s “When Gabriel,” brought to you by Abby and friend, Barbara Poelle: “When Gabriel reminded me that I had no rights as a woman, I allowed him to […]

Mike and Dave Need to Read More Romance

Dave and Mike Stangle never expected their post seeking wedding dates in the “activity partners” section of Craiglist would go viral, but years later, they are counted among the “Internet famous” with a book and upcoming movie based on their story under the belt! But beyond their skills in the art of going viral, the […]

Quickie: Beards, Bras and Tattoos

The ladies of XOXO discuss, you guessed it, beards, bras, and tattoos! Do beards ALWAYS feel like sandpaper? Are tattoos trendy or trampy? All these questions and more are answered in this weeks podcast! And Lauren and Kate make an argument for why bras are a must almost all of the time – this isn’t […]

XOXO After Darkcast #14: Panties, Panties, Panties!

The ladies of XOXO talk about how sex in real life can be wildly different from that on the page… but not always! Abby interviews New York Times bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones and speak about her multiple series: Inside Out, The Secret Life of Amy Bensen and the Careless Whispers series.       […]

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 […]

XOXO After Darkcast #13: Dinner Party Deliciousness

The ladies of XOXO talk dinner parties: our favorite foods, conversation points, and tips on throwing a successful dinner party when your dining room is also your living room (and kitchen, and sometimes bedroom…). Kate interviews Amy E. Reichert about her debut novel, The Coincidence of Coconut Cake, described as a foodie “You’ve Got Mail.” […]

XOXO Quickie: Dog Days of Summer

The ladies of XOXO discuss how to survive the beach with children, how romance lovers are everywhere and the dog days of summer! Don’t forget to check out our Free Reads section, where you can read a book for FREE on your desktop, laptop, cell phone or tablet! If you’re in the mood for some […]

XOXO After Darkcast #12: Editors & Authors at RWA

This week the XOXO After Darkcast tackles the editor-author relationship, and invites two special guests to the microphone: Senior Editors Adam Wilson and Micki Nuding join Kate and Abby to talk about this strangely personal profession. Plus, Kate interviews several authors in town for RWA! We finish up with our favorite game, Shag Marry Kill, […]

Quickie: We’re Melting!

The ladies of XOXO are melting in the office as the temperatures soar in NYC and catch up with what they’ve been up to this past week while stuck indoors with the air conditioner. If you’re stuck inside like we are, make sure to check out our Free Reads and Gems From The Vault to keep […]

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