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Review: The Vanisher Variations, a Jewish Regency mystery mostly set in Brighton

The Vanisher Variations is definitely one of the Libi Astaire Jewish Regencies that stands out in the series for well-constructed plot, satisfyingness of the mystery’s solution, representation of diversity, and even just how much fun I had reading it. At … Continue reading

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Full list of my new releases in 2016

Sorry I disappeared from reviewing for a while. I’ve had some sadness. But it’s time for me to make a full list of everything I wrote that was published for the first time in 2016 in case any of you … Continue reading

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“Miss Jacobson’s Journey” – Jewish Regency spy-romance-adventure

Miss Jacobson’s Journey by Carola Dunn is a lighthearted spy romance set during the Napoleonic wars and starring an Ashkenazi Jewish hero and heroine. I am so glad I found this book and read it on Shabbat. It was a quick … Continue reading

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The Olive Conspiracy: a young queen protecting her nation’s agriculture and happiness

Presenting my newest Jewish fantasy novel! When Ezra tries to blackmail Chef Yael about her being trans, she throws him out of her restaurant and immediately reports him to the queen. When police find Ezra stabbed to death, Queen Shulamit realizes … Continue reading

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The Golem and the Jinni: character-driven costume drama fantasy set in NYC immigrant communities

I love fantasy on an intimate scale like Helene Wecker’s The Golem and the Jinni. I like watching magical beings struggle to protect their own lives and the lives of those close to them. I like it when a story treats them … Continue reading

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Saucy seder silliness

Last year there was this post that said “imagine your OTP hunting for the afikoman” and I immediately pictured this and, well, I regret nothing 😉 Hope everyone had a great Passover! Rivka and Isaac are a Jewish warrior woman and … Continue reading

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“.להדליק נר של שבת…”

Devoted couple Shulamit and Aviva begin their Shabbat by lighting the candles and wishing you all Shabbat Shalom! Read about them in A Harvest of Ripe Figs, recently announced a 2016 Bi Book Awards finalist, or in the short stories in Tales … Continue reading

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