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My favorite sparring partner

Some people flirt by batting their eyelashes or blowing kisses, but then there’s Isaac and Rivka… These are the characters you get to hang out with if you read The Second Mango and its sequels (Climbing the Date Palm is due out … Continue reading

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Show and tell

Rivka showing Queen Shulamit the inscription on her sword, which used to be Isaac’s spare. Shulamit, ever the intellectual, carefully studies the foreign text trying to make out the words for herself. Artwork by Rebecca Schauer. Keep it for now. … Continue reading

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I have gorgeous fliers for my book! (part 2)

The Second Mango is about a gay woman, a straight woman (pictured below), and a dragon. Rivka has a flier of her own! Yum. Available from Prizm Books and Amazon Kindle as eBooks, and in print pre-ordered from Wild Iris Books

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Rivka’s treasured memory

They lurked in corners together, sharing private jokes, kindred souls apart from the rest. Rivka remembers her skill being patiently honed against the grindstone until, like her own steel, she was sharp, shining, and ready to face the world. He … Continue reading

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