The Matchmaker's List

The Matchmaker s List One devoted modern girl a meddlesome traditional grandmother a heartwarming multicultural romantic comedy about finding love where you least expect it Raina Anand may have finally given in to family

  • Title: The Matchmaker's List
  • Author: Sonya Lalli
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  • Page: 307
  • Format: Paperback
  • One devoted modern girl a meddlesome, traditional grandmother a heartwarming multicultural romantic comedy about finding love where you least expect it Raina Anand may have finally given in to family pressure and agreed to let her grandmother play matchmaker, but that doesn t mean she has to like it or that she has to play by the rules Nani always took Raina s side One devoted modern girl a meddlesome, traditional grandmother a heartwarming multicultural romantic comedy about finding love where you least expect it Raina Anand may have finally given in to family pressure and agreed to let her grandmother play matchmaker, but that doesn t mean she has to like it or that she has to play by the rules Nani always took Raina s side when she tried to push past the traditional expectations of their tight knit Indian immigrant community, but now she s ambushing Raina with a list of suitable bachelors Is it too much to ask for a little space Besides, what Nani doesn t know won t hurt herAs Raina s life spirals into a parade of Nani approved bachelors and disastrous blind dates, she must find a way out of this modern day arranged marriage trap without shattering her beloved grandmother s dreams Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 352 pages Expected publication February 5th 2019 by Berkley Books first published January 22nd 2019 More Details Original Title The Arrangement ISBN 0451490940 ISBN13 9780451490940 Other Editions 5 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about The Matc

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    About “Sonya Lalli

    • Sonya Lalli

      Sonya Lalli is a Canadian writer of Indian heritage She studied law in her hometown of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and at Columbia University in New York City She completed an MA in Creative Writing and Publishing at City University London in 2015, and currently works as a journalist at a legal magazine in London She has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and loves travel, yoga, piano, reading and cocktai Sonya Lalli is a Canadian writer of Indian heritage She studied law in her hometown of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and at Columbia University in New York City She completed an MA in Creative Writing and Publishing at City University London in 2015, and currently works as a journalist at a legal magazine in London She has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and loves travel, yoga, piano, reading and cocktail bartending



    389 thoughts on “The Matchmaker's List

    • 4 Stars.Full of laughs, heartbreak and lots of little surprises.Sometimes life is about finding your truth and about being brave enough to fight for it Raina is twenty nine Her Nani desperately wants to see her married before she turns thirty Raina, however is not ready After all, she isn t dating anyone and her breakup with her last boyfriend, Dev, two years ago left her completely broken hearted Her Nani and her best friend Shay seem to think that marriage will somehow make everything bet 4 St [...]


    • Five heartwarming A positively sweet, romantic comedy that had me smiling with joy, and yes crying from page one right to the very end At only 29, Raina is a successful business woman living in Toronto Raised in a traditional Indian home, and introduced to all the culture, beliefs and values that her beloved Nani shared with her since birth Only problem, at least according to Nani Poor Raina is still single And so, in lieu of her upcoming milestone 30th birthday, Raina reluctantly Five heartwarm [...]


    • 4 stars The Matchmaker s List was a fantastic debut novel by Sonya Lalli By the cover and the blurb, I was expecting this to be a cutesy and fun rom com While it was that, it was also much angsty and emotional than I thought it would be Raina is almost thirty Raina s grandmother is from India and holds their traditions to heart She wants Raina married and settled down, and it seems all Raina wants to do is work After having her heart broken years ago, Raina just isn t in the dating 4 star [...]


    • I told myself I was going to make myself finish this book tonight I lost that battle This book had so much potential It just ended up being soooo boring The story was a almost 30 year old woman had promised her Nani that if she wasn t married by thirty that she would let her help her find a mate.d it could have worked Nani s character sorta tried to bridge the gap of being a modern woman with her Indian heritage Her I tried to like I just felt that enough time was not given to flesh I told mysel [...]


    • I ve looked forward to reading this for months so I guess my expectations were too high My biggest problem with the story was I just didn t understand the main character By the end of the book I just wished the story had revolved around her grandmother and mom instead Raina Anand has decided she will let her grandmother, Nani, find her a man Living in an Indian immigrant community there has to be at least one guy who Nani will approve of and will make Raina happy Right I thought for sure t I ve [...]


    • 4 starsSuch a nice surprise, I devour it in one sitting.The plot was good and I loved the heroine.I like the writing, and I hope we can see from this author.I loved most of it, I just didn t liked the ending a lot and this is why I give it 4 stars.However, it was a great story.The Matchmaker s List is sweet, intense and heartwarming.


    • SPOILERS BELOW but they are regarding problematic content and I believe they are important for deciding whether to invest your reading time Okay, I m not going to waste time talking about the things I did like about the book Because the problematic content so far overshadows that It is NOT OKAY to have a woman pretend to be a lesbian to avoid her grandmother s pressure for her to find a husband It is NOT OKAY to lie to everyone on earth and pretend to be gay to make life easier for SPOILERS BELO [...]


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