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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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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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So close and yet so far away

Read The Second Mango? Remember this scene?   “Who disturbs my sleep?” growled a familiar bass voice, the low tones resonating more powerfully and more harshly than usual through the door. “Please let me in.” “What happened to not asking more … Continue reading

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Well, that’s one way to light the shamash!

Happy Chanukah from Rivka and her dragon, and from their creator, Shira Glassman. Characters from The Second Mango, a fantasy novel from Prizm Books with an all-Jewish cast, drawn by Erika Hammerschmidt

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The Second Mango has hetero romance in it, too

She forbade herself even to think the words. But the idea itself, wordless, bubbled forth from her heart and could not be contained. Try as she did, she couldn’t suppress a sudden thought of the thick solidness of his body—tall, … Continue reading

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Within the dragon’s wings, the warrior sleeps.

This is a picture of Rivka getting her well-earned snooze on. Incidentally, I’m so excited this week to be working on my first round of edits from my editor at Prizm Books. She’s been great to collaborate with, so far, … Continue reading

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