XOXO: Sweet and Sexy Romance


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Cleis Press
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5.4 X 0.7 X 7.9 inches | 0.55 pounds
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About the Author

Kristina Wright (kristinawright.com) is the editor of over a dozen published and forthcoming Cleis Press anthologies, including the best-selling Fairy Tale Lust: Erotic Fantasies for Women. Other titles include: Dream Lover: Paranormal Tales of Erotic Romance; Steamlust: Steampunk Erotic Romance; Lustfully Ever After: Fairy Tale Erotic Romance; Duty and Desire: Military Erotic Romance; xoxo: Sweet and Sexy Romance, and the Best Erotic Romance series. She is also the author/editor of the cross-genre Bedded Bliss: A Couple's Guide to Lust Ever After for Cleis Press. Her fiction has been published in over one hundred anthologies and her nonfiction has appeared in numerous publications, both print and online. She holds degrees in English and humanities and has taught composition and world mythology at the college level. Originally from South Florida, Kristina is living happily ever after in Virginia with her husband, Jay, and their two little boys.


"Well-composed vignettes with just enough setup provide a little inspiration for the reader who is hopping into bed alone, or for lovers reading aloud to one another to kick off a night together." --Publishers Weekly

"If you're a Kristina Wright fan, this is another lovely collection. If you're just discovering her, then XOXO is a fantastic anthology to start with. No one does erotic romance like Kristina Wright." --City Book Review

"Erotic, romantic, and sweet and saucy!" --Hanging off the Wire

"These tales of sweet sexiness depict a wonderful range of encounters." --Geeky Nymph

"Perfect for an afternoon delight, these are bite-size short stories, with several coming from the genre's best-known writers." --Retail Me Not

"The bite size stories make for a fun pleasurable bedtime story foreplay for kinky readers to get into the mood." --La Crimson Femme

"The stories are a great length for sharing with a partner as an aperitif to some sexy fun. One or two and you'll be ready and raring to go!" --Cara Sutra, reviewed by Victoria Blisse

"This collection of 38 short and sweet stories will both light your heart up and light it on fire." --Books a la Mode

"XOXO: Sweet and Sexy Romance is another fantastic anthology from Cleis Press. Thirty-eight contributions promise something for everyone: Married couples, friends to lovers, reunited lovers, lesbian couples, May-December, interracial couples, kinky sex, and exhibitionism, just to name a few." --Ms. Romantic Reads

"xoxo is the perfect book to share with that special someone." --Networking Witches

"XOXO: Sweet and Sexy Romance is the perfect gift for your lover or even yourself. Packed full of romantic stories with a spicy twist, xoxo is an anthology that's sure to get you in the mood for a romantic evening." --Kink Etc.

"If you want to skip past the soap-opera stories and get right to the juicy stuff, then you should probably pick up Best Erotic Romance, the first anthology to offer stories where the sexual and the romantic are entwined. ... All the stories have an optimistic ending that will leave a song in your heart and a smile on your lips--the passionate, emotional encounters will leave you breathless." --Erotic Readers and Writers Association

"A thought-provoking and entertaining gamut of tales that encompass all stages of romance. A wonderful range of stories that tell erotic tales of new love, the fears accompanying the start of a marriage, pregnancy, stolen moments from child-rearing, the antidote to stagnation in a relationship, the pain of broken dreams and the fear of commitment. A enjoyable reminder that romance and eroticism are synergistic and healthy elements of a relationship." --Night Owl Reviews

"They don't come much more wicked than Kristina Wright." --Erotica Revealed

"Kristina is a phenomenal writer... she has the enviable ability to tell a story and simultaneously excite her readers." --Erotica Readers and Writers Association

"Kristina Wright knows how to spin a yarn that keeps the readercaptivated." --Coffee Time Romance

"Kristina Wright is a gifted writer... [who] shows her talents to tell a powerful story with deft subtlety." --Erotica Readers and Writers

"A budding force to be reckoned with." --The Romance Reader

"She shows how sexy the simple exchange of words can be when in the hands of an accomplished author." --Erotica Readers and Writers Association

"Kristina Wright delivers taut, breakneck pacing with snappy dialogue." --Book Page