Event alert: Join me in coversation with Uzma Jalaluddin

I’m so excited to share this event with you! On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, Uzma Jalaluddin and I will be in conversation at the Toronto Reference Library. Uzma Jalaluddin writes a culture and parenting column for The Toronto Star. Her debut novel, Ayesha at Last, has earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Library Journal…

Cover reveal of Grown-Up Pose!

The news is out: my second book GROWN-UP POSE is coming your way with Berkley in March 2020! Thank you so much to @novel.novice for helping reveal the cover and this gorgeous Instagram post. (Can you tell that yoga will be a big part of the book??) Also, a huge shoutout to @kath_reads and @everlasting_charm…

17 Canadian books to read for Asian Heritage Month (CBC)

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. To celebrate, CBC Books has curated a list of novels, nonfiction, comics and children’s literature by Canadian writers with Asian ancestry. To see the complete list, which includes Sonya Lalli’s The Matchmaker’s List, click here.

These Rom-Com Novels Will Keep You Swooning ‘Til The End (Refinery 29)

While romantic comedy movies eventually run out, there are practically limitless romantic comedy books. Just as the rom-com is seeing a resurgence on screen, it’s also becoming more popular in print. These books take a similarly jocular approach to unspooling a love story. The authors linger in characters’ banter, in building moments of fondness that culminate contribute to sexual…