Tag Archives: music

Band mom meets music teacher: contemporary lesbian romance short

Fearless, a G-rated f/f novelette from Torquere Press (novelette means it’s short) with a Jewish love interest. A newly-out-of-the-closet band mom falls for an orchestra teacher while snowed in at All-State. Download it at: the publisher’s site, Amazon, Smashwords. Lana Novak hasn’t played … Continue reading

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BBW violin star takes the stage in diverse NA romance

Esther, a popular young music star, is one of the lead characters in A Harvest of Ripe Figs. When her priceless violin is stolen after a performance in the capital city, the queen herself even gets involved in the search. She’s … Continue reading

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The press likes to pit lady musicians against each other, but that’s not how music works

Esther and Liora, the two violin stars from A Harvest of Ripe Figs. Popular gossip would paint them as rivals, but women don’t have to compete — they can work together and enhance each other, and be talented in different … Continue reading

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Tzuriel ben Kofi, dealer of musical wares (and friendly teddy bear)

Tzuriel, the traveling musical instrument salesman from A Harvest of Ripe Figs. His shop is full of goodies from all over the world, including some he built himself. He can play everything in the shop, at least rudimentarily, but his … Continue reading

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Royalties from A Harvest of Ripe Figs to be donated to trans charities until July

In honor of Micah and all the real kids like him, ALL royalties for this novel until March JUNE 30 will be donated to Casa Ruby and Trans Life Line, so signal boosting is appreciated. Micah, the AFAB trans street kid, jamming … Continue reading

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“A Harvest of Ripe Figs”: music, magic, and mystery starring a lesbian queen now available in eBook!

Who wants a fantasy novel where an adorable qwoc couple get to be moms? Queen Shulamit loves solving mysteries and taking care of her subjects, so when beautiful young music star Esther’s violin is stolen after a performance, she jumps … Continue reading

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Cover reveal for Book Three! Coming January 21, 2015 from Prizm Books

Magic, musicians, and mystery — Perach’s babywearing lesbian queen is on the case! Queue it on Goodreads. Esther of the Singing Hands is Perach’s Sweetheart, a young and beautiful musician with a Girl Next Door image. When her violin is stolen after … Continue reading

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Who wants fairy tales to have more two-mom families?

Officially announcing that Prizm Books has accepted book three in the Mangoverse series! It’s called A Harvest of Ripe Figs, and I’ll tell you all about it below the picture. Right now, my favorite phrase has got to be “lesbian … Continue reading

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Princess Shulamit tubing on the Itchetucknee

This is tomorrow night’s concert, the one where we’re playing the world premiere of Disney’s official orchestral suite of Frozen music. The orchestra hired Becca Schauer, who’s one of my regular artists, to do the art for this poster, so naturally, when they said … Continue reading

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Quote I learned at Shabbat service

Don’t stop after beating the swords into plowshares, don’t stop! Go on beating and make musical instruments out of them. Whoever wants to make war again will have to turn them into plowshares first. –Yehuda Amichai

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