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Chanukah art celebrating love between women

Happy Chanukah from Queen Shulamit and her loving partner Chef Aviva. Catch their latest adventure here: A Harvest of Ripe Figs or the short stories in Tales from Outer Lands. Both pictures were drawn by Laya on commission.

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A Harvest of Ripe Figs: lesbian “cozy mystery” with dragons for sale in paperback and eBook

If you’ve been waiting to read a lighthearted mystery novel about a lesbian queen solving mysteries in her capital city in paperback, you’re in luck! Watch Queen Shulamit look for a stolen violin, investigate a rivalry between two jewelers, and … Continue reading

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LGBT family day at the zoo

Baby Naomi’s two moms and two dads at the zoo in a modern AU version of the Mangoverse books. Both the f/f and m/m couples are canon in the actual series and Naomi was conceived using artificial insemination. Drawn by … Continue reading

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Portrait in jasmine and grapevines

For I am unworthy, and she is lost these many years. She said I am heartless, and thus, unworthy. King Jahandar and his childhood sweetheart, driven away in fear of the responsibility of being his moral center. Who is she? … Continue reading

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“Kiss me so I’ll be able to feel it when we’re apart.”

The wizard Isaac is leaving on a royal spy mission, leaving behind his warrior captain wife Rivka for a few days. It’s my birthday today, so I’m posting pure self-indulgence. Characters from The Second Mango and Climbing the Date Palm, drawn by Erika … Continue reading

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Lady lovin’ in the sukkah

Aviva and Shulamit, the lady couple from The Second Mango and Climbing the Date Palm, share a cuddly moment during Sukkot. Drawn by Becca Schauer based on characters created by Shira Glassman.

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L’shana tova/Happy New Year from Shulamit, Aviva, Rivka, and Dragon

The stars of  The Second Mango and Climbing the Date Palm wish you a sweet new year!art by Rebecca Schauer. Best wishes from a happy, grateful author!

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Aviva and the baklava

Aviva, the working-class, bisexual chef turned royal mistress, as drawn by Jane Dominguez. Here we see her in a scene from Climbing the Date Palm in which she works all night by herself to accomplish a seemingly impossible task just to ensure … Continue reading

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Shulamit perceived the serenity of a divine benevolence in the way this touch made her feel

She tried to relax, but it was difficult, knowing how important tonight could be. Resting her head on Aviva’s shoulder, she began to sing softly. Aviva harmonized with her in a rich, gentle alto, her arm around the queen, idly … Continue reading

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The labor activist and his passionate prince

Kaveh gazed up at him adoringly. “I thought I cared for you already, but when you spent all your money making sure everyone was fed, I fell in love all over again. My heart is completely consumed, and recreated to … Continue reading

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