On Writing Strong, Empowered Women (Writer’s Digest)

In this recent post for Writer’s Digest, I explain how I came to write the strong female characters in my latest novel, Serena Singh Flips the Script, and how my editor gave me inspiration for exploring multiple points-of-view. Learn what prompted me to write Serena Singh Flips the Script, how long it took to get…

Serena Singh Flips the Script review (Publisher’s Weekly)

I’m so excited to share this wonderful review of my newest book, Serena Singh Flips the Script from Publisher’s Weekly! “Lalli (The Matchmaker’s List) charms in this delightful tale of love, friendship, and cultures clashing. … Lalli excels at creating flawed but lovable characters, and her exquisitely crafted and perfectly paced narrative captivates.” You can…

Join me for an online Galentine’s Day event

I’ll be joining fellow authors Elizabeth Everett, Lauren Baratz-Logsted and Jackie Logsted for a special virtual Galentine’s Day 2021 celebration online with East City Bookshop. Date: Saturday, February 13, 2021Time: 4:00 pm EST Tickets are free, but registration is required. You can register for the event here. For my US readers, you can pre-order copies of…

4 Wholesome Reads to Cozy up With This Autumn (Brown Girl Magazine)

A wonderful list of reads to get cozy with as the weather starts to turn colder, including Grown-Up Pose! “The crisp fall air rings in this season of opportunity and self-reflection, making this book the perfect read for all ages.” You can check out the full list and book descriptions here

Serena Singh Flips the Script cover revealed!

My third novel, Serena Singh Flips the Script, will be published in February 2021 and the cover art is here! Serena Singh is tired of everyone telling her what she should want–and she is ready to prove to her mother, her sister, and the aunties in her community that a woman does not need domestic bliss…

Join me for a Zoom meeting!

Take a break from working from home and celebrate the lighter side of literature. Take an escape with a romantic comedy and join me as I discuss my latest book, Grown-Up Pose, with the Arlington Public Library and their Escapism Book Club. New members are welcome. You don’t have to read the book to join, but…

Listen to my interview on the LITerally Us podcast!

Check out my interview on episode 23 of the LITerally Us podcast! On the episode, podcast hosts Gabi and Kamrun interview me about my books, The Matchmaker’s List and Grown-Up Pose, and we chat about the arranged marriage trope — particularly within the South Asian context. Other topics we cover during the interview include my favourite romance…

Romance Roundup: May 2020 (Washington Independent Review of Books)

A great list of interesting reads, including a lovely review of Grown-Up Pose! “Anu’s relationships with her supportive and understanding parents is also lovely to watch as she navigates away from her good-girl image and grows into the adult she wants to be.” Read the rest of the review here.

Blogger love for Grown-Up Pose

My second book, Grown-Up Pose, came out in March and the reviews are pouring in! A big THANK YOU to everyone who has purchased and read Grown-Up Pose! I’m grateful to all the bloggers and book reviewers who have taken the time to jot down their thoughts about the book – your book love, hard…