Kirkus reviews Grown-Up Pose

“Lalli depicts Anu as a strong and complex character—a woman who loves her family but still wants more out of her life. Although her relationship with her husband is what spurs Anu to change, her relationship with her parents is at the heart of the book. They’re sweet, loving, funny, and, as Anu learns, they’re…

10 books for the romance lover on your holiday gift list (CBC)

If you’re shopping for someone who loves to read romance novels, check out this list of 10 recommendations from the CBC, including The Matchmaker’s List. “The Matchmaker’s List  is a romantic comedy. Caving to family pressure, Raina Anand has reluctantly consented to let her grandmother play matchmaker. Raina endures a series of terrible blind dates…

14 books for those who love to laugh on your holiday gift list (CBC)

If you have a lover of all things comedic, satirical and silly on your holiday shopping list this year, check out this collection of 14 books, including The Matchmaker’s List. “The Matchmaker’s List  is a romantic comedy. Caving to family pressure, Raina Anand has reluctantly consented to let her grandmother play matchmaker. Raina endures a series…

In These Books, Happily Ever After Is Just the Beginning (Yahoo Lifestyle)

There are many hallmarks of a good romance novel. Meet-cutes, fiery chemistry, strong heroines, sex. But one thing that’s a must-have? Happy endings. It’s a genre mandate. IRL, readers know that “happily ever after” doesn’t necessarily mean forever. But in books—from Jane Austen’s to Nora Roberts’s—the marriage plot has been part of the allure: picture-perfect…

Publisher’s Weekly reviews Grown-Up Pose

“Lalli explores the generational divide with sensitivity and humor, and Anu’s parents are a particular delight. Readers will root for Anu all the way up through the sweet and satisfying conclusion.” To read the full review of Grown-Up Pose, please visit the Publisher’s Weekly website.

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…