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And then she put her down and kissed her

You really want to make a writer happy — surprise her with an adorable picture of her lady couple in the middle of the night out of nowhere. Thanks, Yeaka! Shulamit and Aviva are characters from these novels. Advertisements

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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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“The Summer We Got Free”: powerful family drama with queer themes

Holy shit. Okay, so maybe reading this book in one sitting, alone in my apartment, wasn’t such a smart idea. I’m a wimp and there was some pretty fucking powerful, heavy, HEAVY, I mean heavy like those magnets that make something tiny … Continue reading

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“Whatever you face, I’ll help you.”

“Whatever you face, I’ll help you.” Aviva took both of her hands and lifted them to her mouth. She kissed each set of knuckles sweetly, then led Shulamit over to the food. Being queen can be stressful, but it helps … Continue reading

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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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Tropical afternoon rainstorms are a great excuse to cuddle!

Characters from The Second Mango drawn by arinjaeger on commission. The f/f is canon! Sequel Climbing the Date Palm coming July 2. Other formats: Nook | iTunes | Paperback From left to right: Queen Shulamit, then her girlfriend Chef Aviva, her bodyguard Rivka, and…. well, an albino Burmese python that’s more than what it … Continue reading

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The Queen and the Chef

The Second Mango‘s canonical queer couple Queen Shulamit and Chef Aviva, drawn here by lolo loco

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