Category: Author Speak

Carbs, Characters, Colors, and Cabernet…Or the Four C’s of My Life at the Moment

Critically acclaimed foodie author Rachel Goodman stopped by XOXOAD to share a few of her favorite things! Keep reading for yummy recipes, brilliant life suggestions and delicious drink ideas, and then grab your favorite bottle of wine and settle in to read Rachel’s newest installment in the Blue Plate Series, Sour Grapes, on sale now! […]


The summer months are fast approaching, which means it’s time to start planning some road trips! Kim Wright, author of Last Ride to Graceland, is no stranger to them. In fact, she took one herself to reach her newest novel! Now an expert on the subject, Kim gave us her top eight tips for taking […]

7 Celebrites Who are Secretly (Alleged) Aura Adaptors

We here at XOXOAD love us some juicy celebrity gossip— especially when it’s about their supernatural abilities. So we’re welcoming author of the urban fantasy Ciel Halligan series, Linda Grimes, who has the dish on those celebrities that seem just a little too perfect to be true.   Curious? Check out All Fixed Up, the latest […]

When Worlds Collide

XOXOAD is excited to welcome bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones back to the blog! Today she’s popped in to tell us all about how her new book, DEMAND, relates to her Inside Out and Careless Whispers series. Sounds complicated, but if anyone could untangle those knots, we know it’s Lisa! Read on for some inside scoop, and […]

A Tale of Two Chocolate Chip Cookies by Amy Reichert

When we first flipped through the gorgeous COOKIES & CUPS COOKBOOK by expert dessert blogger Shelly Jaronsky, our eyes immediately landed on her Icy Lemon Cake recipe. Why, might you ask? Because it reminded us of one of our favorite new novels, LUCK, LOVE & LEMON PIE by THE COINCIDENCE OF COCONUT CAKE author Amy […]

The ‘Fraser’ Standard: Can a Real Guy Compete Against the Perfect Book Boyfriend?

Author KC Dyer dishes about her new book, FINDING FRASER, a story about one woman’s search for a real-life Jamie Fraser and her own happily ever after, now out from Berkley trade! About KC: KC Dyer resides in the wilds of British Columbia in the company of an assortment of mammals, some of them human. She […]

Katy’s Ladies Man

A perenial favorite of ours, we invited Katy Evans to give us a little sneak peek at Ladies Man, Book 4 in the Manwhore series, and boy did she deliver… I’m absolutely thrilled to share the next installment of the Manwhore series, LADIES MAN, Tahoe and Gina’s story, with you. You met these two characters […]

10 Tips For The Care and Handling of Fighter Pilots

  Chanel Cleeton is the author of the e-books Flirting with Scandal, Playing with Trouble, and Falling for Danger.  A summer cruise in the Caribbean changed Chanel’s life when she met and fell in love with a fighter pilot.  Chanel has graciously gifted us with 10 tips for handling our own sexy Fighter pilot. Inspired […]

Let’s Talk About S-E-X…Museums?

Okay, let’s be honest, museums aren’t typically the sexiest places. However, there is in NYC one museum that is very sexy—so much so that it is named the Museum of Sex! Sarah Forbes was the curator of the museum for twelve years, and the “Curator of Sex” has just released her memoir, Sex in the Museum: My Unlikely […]

Imagines, Anna Todd, and YOU!

On behalf of Anna Todd, myself, and the whole Wattpad community, I am so excited to tell you about next Tuesday’s publication of Imagines: Celebrity Encounters Starring You!  Basically, we took some of your favorite Wattpad writers (Anna, @kxinfinity, @doeneseya, @korahuddles, @katrocks247 and 28 more!) and had them write up celebrity imagines in which you the reader get […]

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