October’s Best New Romance Books Include Second Chances and Holiday Cheer (Popsugar)


Ready for a little romance? Popsugar has you covered with a list of lovely books will leave you swooning as you root for a bevy of captivating characters to realise they’re perfect for one another, including A Holly Jolly Diwali.

“The ever practical Niki Randhawa finds an awfully handsome reason to throw caution to the wind in A Holly Jolly Diwali by Sonya Lalli. While attending her friend’s wedding in Mumbai, Niki meets a man who encourages her to embrace her creative side, but her new romance is threatened when a job offer back home leaves her torn between listening to her heart or doing what she feels is best for her family.”

You can see the full list on Popsugar here.

The best new rom-com reads to get us through the rest of 2021 (USA Today)


USA TODAY staffers culled through the fall and holiday book releases and picked 12 of their favourite rom-coms “that are sure to envelop you in a warm embrace”, including A Holly Jolly Diwali.

Here’s what they had to say about the book:

“Author Lalli’s prose is deft, her characters are delightful and her book is the just-right holiday romance.”

You can read the full review, and the rest of the books on this great list on the USA Today website.