Tag Archives: lgbt ya

Gay kid trying to figure out identity of secret online boyfriend/schoolmate

I wrote this review when I first read the book, but apparently I only posted it to Goodreads, not here. It just won a major national award, so congrats! That sounds like a good excuse to post the review to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Amazing news

A Harvest of Ripe Figs has been chosen for review for the American Library Association’s Stonewall Committee LGBT YA Award. I extend my congratulations to my Prizm Books colleagues, J. L. Douglas and Huston Piner, for their books Lunaside and Conjoined at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

J. L. Douglas writing about her impressions of The Second Mango

    Shira Glassman’s characters came across to me, the avid-yet-sometimes jaded reader of LGBT-YA romance, as much more than just points on some PC focus group checklist (as sometimes happens in this genre unfortunately). I really felt like these were … Continue reading

Posted in Mangoverse | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Is it singing to you?” Scene from The Second Mango, a lesbian young adult fantasy novel

Aviva took her to the palace herb garden to teach her what all the herbs looked like. She plucked a handful of rippled green leaves and crushed them beneath Shulamit’s nose. The cold, fresh scent flowed forth. “Is it singing … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I have gorgeous fliers for my book! (part 1)

That kissing picture makes me so happy; it makes up for three decades of feeling a little bit left out of the Disney princess experience. Also, I love my slogan. 😛 Available from Prizm Books and Amazon Kindle as eBooks, and in print pre-ordered … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Second Mango by Shira Glassman is in final edits

My fantasy novel about a gay woman, a straight woman, and a dragon is scheduled for publication by Prizm Books on August 21. (Art preview by Erika Hammerschmidt and Jane Dominguez; the full version of this picture will debut that … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments