Category: Author Speak

But… you don’t have those parts! Writing male/male romance as a woman

Slices of Pi series author Elia Winters stops by to tell us what it was like to write male/male romance in the trilogy’s final book SINGLE PLAYER, out on September 26th from Pocket Star! Before jumping into this juicy story, be sure to read the first two books in the series: EVEN ODDS and TIED SCORE! Warning, the […]

Christina Lauren’s “Beautiful” Farewell

We are Christina Lauren’s #1 fans here at XOXOAD, ever since BEAUTIFUL BASTARD was just a glimmer in their eyes. Ten books later, we’re about to read the final book in the series,  BEAUTIFUL, and like all their fans, we’re having a tough time saying goodbye. But this love letter to their editor proves that letting go […]

It’s the Future, Baby

Larissa Ione, one of the co-authors of BLOOD RED KISS, shares with us how her visions of the future influences her writing! BLOOD RED KISS hits bookstores everywhere on September 20th!  I love history, and if I could time travel to the past, I’d jump at the opportunity. But my love of history is sort […]

Anna Todd’s New Love…Landon!

Today we welcome Anna Todd to the blog to tell us about the genesis of her brand-new series, a spinoff from the international phenomenon AFTER. If you’ve been following Tessa and Hardin’s adventures, then you’ve probably been rooting for Landon to find his own happily-ever-after as much as we were! Read on for the story […]

Lisa Renee Jones is back with BEHIND CLOSED DOORS!

New York Times bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is back! And this time, it’s with a brand new gripping and provocative novel that ties into her bestselling Careless Whispers and Inside Out series. You can enjoy Behind Closed Doors as a standalone, but fans of the Careless Whispers and Inside Out series will get an […]

Which leading man would you rather…?

Pocket Star historical romance author Julia Kelly has blessed us with the beautiful people she’s casting in her brand new Governess series! Keep reading to find out if you have a favorite hero… I know I do. And don’t miss all three installments in the series–pre-order The Governess was Wicked now!   I have a confession […]

Proof that Hockey Players Make the Sexiest Heroes

XOXOAD is delighted to welcome author Sarina Bowen to the blog today! Sarina is the author of the Brooklyn Bruisers series of hockey romances, starting with ROOKIE MOVE, which is now on sale. She’s one of the many women who have discovered the joys of hockey–and hockey players–and she’s here to convince you, too! For […]

Hot Sabrina Jeffries Reads, Just in Time for Hot End-of-Summer Weekend!

What’s on tap for your holiday weekend? Are you hoping to spend all day every day at the beach soaking up the last bit of summer? Or maybe your weekend is packed with family-fun activities. Whether you want to get swept away by Prince Charming or just to dive into a great book that’s so […]

5 Hacks for Better Work/Life Balance from USA Today bestseller Lauren Layne

Hi everyone, Lauren Layne here! I’m in that crazy-giddy time in an author’s life known as “release week,” where we spend a lot of time self-talking, like. “Be cool, LL. Just be chill. Do NOT yell at strangers and insist they go buy your book.” This self-talk works about half the time. Mostly we authors […]

Kresley Cole Knows A Good Audiobook Speaks Volumes

Driving to the beach or sitting by the pool? Summer is the perfect time to get your favorite reads on the go with audiobooks! And anyone who has listened to Kresley Cole’s audiobooks knows that her amazing narrator Robert Petkoff slays accents and melts hearts. Watch the video below to find out why she #loveaudiobooks […]

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