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The Honest Plot Summary Movie Challenge (via Slate)

Looking for a little time-waster while you wait for a bus/plane/wagon train/jetpack? Try this quiz from Slate.com: The Honest Plot Summary movie challenge. What’s an honest plot summary? Well, here’s a book version to give you an example: Rich girl meddles in neighbor’s love lives, keeps richest guy for herself. Answer: Emma. Get the idea? Cockeyed, Rosencrantz & […]

Do You Like to Watch (Your Books)?

As we cap off our Suspense Week, I found myself thinking about all the authors I’ve loved who achieve that apparent pinnacle of success, having their book made into a movie. I once heard from an author with many books to his credit that the best thing a writer could hope for is to have […]

SWEEPSTAKES: The Thirteenth Day of Manganiello

UPDATE: Congratulations to our three winners, who will have Joe goodies in their stockings this year!  Grand prize: sdorado; second prize: kaylabeck; third prize: Star89. Thanks to everyone who entered! Okay, we know there are only twelve days in the song, but we had so much fun with this that we had to extend it […]

The Twelfth Day of Manganiello

On the twelfth day of Joe, XOXO gave to thee… Here’s Joe with his publishing team! Best day at work. EVER. It might be day 12, but the fun’s not over yet. Be sure to check back on Monday, Dec. 16 for your chance to win signed books, True Blood DVDs, and more! The eleventh day of […]

The Eleventh Day of Manganiello

On the eleventh day of Joe, XOXO gave to thee… …what did you say? Oh, sorry, I was staring at his abs. Only a few more days to go until our Manganiello giveaway on Dec. 16! Leave a comment on that day for your chance to win Joe-themed goodies. The tenth day of Joe…  

Five-Minute Nashville: “Shocking” Death Edition

Um, spoiler alert? But maybe not, since last week’s previews promised us that Someone. Will. Die! Alas, there are now so many characters on this show who could use a little killing, it’s hard to be overly concerned about it. But I’m getting ahead of myself… Today I think we’ll move from Small Drama to […]

The Tenth Day of Manganiello

On the tenth day of Joe, XOXO gave to thee… It’s man-thigh Thursday! Don’t forget: our 12 days of Manganiello concludes with a Joe-themed giveaway (signed books, True Blood DVDs, and more fun stuff) on Dec. 16! Enter in the comments that day for your chance to win. The ninth day of Joe… The eleventh day of […]

CONTEST! The Professional: Part One by Kresley Cole

XOXO is heating up the month of December with an exclusive excerpt from THE PROFESSIONAL, the first installment of Kresley Cole’s  sizzling new Game Maker erotica series. Part 1 releases in e-only on Monday, December 16th, but below we have a special sneak peek of Chapter 1 to get you all revved up! And we’re […]

The Ninth Day of Manganiello

On the ninth day of Joe, XOXO gave to thee… Feel the burn! Just looking at this picture makes us sweat. Only four more days of Joe until our giveaway on Dec. 16! Enter in the comments on that day for your chance to win signed books, True Blood swag, and more. The eighth day of Joe… […]

The Eighth Day of Manganiello

On the eighth day of Joe, XOXO gave to thee… Biceps so perfect, even Joe can’t stop looking. Lucky you: the eye candy continues until Dec. 16, when we’ll host a Manganiello-themed giveaway! The seventh day of Joe… The ninth day of Joe…

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