13 Romance Writers On Their Favourite Love Stories Of All Time (Bustle)

Bustle had 13 romance writers recommend their favourite love stories, and they’ve picked everything from literary classics to brand-new releases. For some, their favourite love stories came from non-romance novels. Casey McQuiston loved Evelyn and Celia’s relationship in The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, and Soniah Kamal can’t get enough of Lata’s romances with Kabir and Haresh…

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 (Glamour)

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.

My Favourite Books of 2019 (so far!)

You can’t be a writer and not love books. And while I read quite a bit for work and also in the genre that I write in, I also love discovering books that are just for pleasure and have nothing to do with what I’m writing about. Today I wanted to share some of the…

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…