Monthly Archives: October 24, 2015

Romance Novelist Kyra Davis Casts Real Celebrity Couples as Literary Lovers

Given her insider connections (a full-time author and television writer, married to a Hollywood producer), we decided to give Kyra Davis the not-so-onerous task of talking about celebrity couples who might also double as book-to-screen romantic couples. The Brangelinas, the Kimyes, JudeNannys, the Frappucinos, and the like. And did she deliver! Kyra Davis is the…read more

69 Sexy Costume Ideas For Your Hottest Halloween Yet

Everyone should feel comfortable embracing their inner (or maybe not-so-inner) sexy side for Halloween, so we’ve rounded up some of the hottest costumes we could find out there. We’ve got all the sexy costumes you could ever need right here, from superheroes and villains to Disney favorites and femme fatales.

23 Ways to Channel Snow White This Halloween

When wearing the perfect Snow White costume, there’s no need for a magic mirror – everybody else will tell you that you’re the fairest of them all! To channel the original Disney princess this Halloween, you don’t need to search through any enchanted forests; instead, check out these awesome inspiration photos. From pinup princesses to…read more

17 Great Romantic Comedies to Stream on Netflix

It’s no secret that the last few years have been a bleak time for romantic comedies. I don’t know what happened to girls just standing in front of boys asking them to love them or why Tom Hanks isn’t shutting down Meg Ryan‘s shop anymore; I just know that this genre isn’t as good as…read more

A Romance Novel Editor Tells All!

Abby Zidle is the Editor-in-Chief of XOXO After Dark and a senior editor at Gallery Books, a division of Simon & Schuster. She edits a variety of commercial fiction and nonfiction, but her first love will always be romance. Find out what she had to say about her job editing romance novels in this interview….read more

Stop It! 10 Text Habits From Guys We Are SO Over

Twins Karen and Kristy Ambrose, also known as The Ambrose Girls, list off the 10 most annoying habits guys have while texting and NEED to put an end to. Let’s air out the truth here, guys . . . We are in an age that is balls deep in its reliance on text message conversations….read more

40+ Gifts For Millennials That Are SO Fetch

These days, we hear a lot of “’90s kids this” and “’90s kids that” – but what about the 20-somethings who grew up after Saved by the Bell had its heyday? Those of us who were born in the early ’90s feel a deep connection to early-2000s Disney Channel Original Movies, and have a special…read more

8 Simple Ways to Show Gratitude to Your Spouse

“Love is a complex emotion, and in marriage, feeling appreciated is one frequently overlooked aspect that is extremely important.” Those are the wise words of a commenter on a Reddit thread that discusses a new UGA study that links gratitude to positive marital outcomes. It sounds simple enough, right? Kindness and appreciation are crucial aspects…read more

Fall Under the Spell of These 13 Bewitching Books About Witches

Witch, please! Get in touch with your bad side with these bewitching books rounded up by Off the Shelf, a daily blog that connects great books with great readers. Nothing says Halloween like pointed hats, black cats, and broomsticks. The thrill and mystery of witchcraft make for the perfect read. So don your robes, grab…read more

Get Major Inspiration From the 5 Most Searched Couples Costumes

Couples costumes can be adorable, but there are about a million out there to choose from. If you still can’t quite nail down the perfect outfits for you and your significant other this Halloween, then get some inspiration from what people are searching for the most on Google. There are so many ways to make…read more