Please join Bloom host Amy Reichert and her guest contemporary romance author Sonali Dev today at 11 am CST. Sonali will be answering questions about her “books with a Bollywood beat“, including A Bollywood Affair, The Bollywood Bride, A Change of Heart, and her upcoming novel, A Distant Heart.

Here’s a little bit about Sonali:

Award winning author, Sonali Dev, writes Bollywood-style love stories that let her explore issues faced by women around the world while still indulging her faith in a happily ever after.

Sonali’s novels have been on Library Journal, NPR, Washington Post and Kirkus Best Books of the year lists. She has won the American Library Association’s award for best romance, the RT Reviewer’s Choice award for best contemporary romance, the RT Seal of Excellence, and is a RITA Finalist.

Sonali lives in the Chicago suburbs with her very patient and often amused husband and two teens who demand both patience and humor, and the world’s most perfect dog. Find out more at