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The adventures of Princess Naomi and her Zayde Dragon

Princess Naomi is very lucky. She has two moms who love her very much, one of whom is queen of the whole kingdom! She’s also got a dragon who looks after her. Princess Naomi, her mothers, and the dragon are … Continue reading

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Firebreathing dragon lights menorah

Ever wanted to read a series with canon femslash and a warrior woman who loves her dragon? During all eight days of Chanukah, use the code latkes to get 20% off  The Second Mango and Climbing the Date Palm (but only on those links, not … Continue reading

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I Love You a Latke!

Latkes for everyone! During all eight days of Chanukah, use the code latkes to get 20% off  The Second Mango and Climbing the Date Palm (but only on those links, not on Amazon or the paperbacks.) Artwork by Yeaka of the four main characters of the … Continue reading

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Portrait in jasmine and grapevines

For I am unworthy, and she is lost these many years. She said I am heartless, and thus, unworthy. King Jahandar and his childhood sweetheart, driven away in fear of the responsibility of being his moral center. Who is she? … 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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The bi characters in Date Palm

  An excerpt of Climbing the Date Palm, the sequel to The Second Mango, featuring its two bisexual characters. Chef Aviva calls out Prince Kaveh’s casual misogyny while teaching him the fundamentals of culinary knife work, and then they commiserate over the … Continue reading

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Canon femslash and worker’s rights!

Queen Shulamit and Chef Aviva from The Second Mango are back for another adventure; in Climbing the Date Palm they’re charged with the rescue of a foreign prince’s labor activist boyfriend, while also trying to figure out how to become moms to an heir. … Continue reading

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Climbing the Date Palm: a bisexual fairy tale about faith, justice, and family

A fantasy novel about labor rights? It’s true! Here’s the eBook link; print is coming soon. Prince Kaveh, the youngest son of the king of the City of Red Clay, is bisexual, and is completely besotted with Farzin, the engineer … Continue reading

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Story time

Isaac the wizard entertains the children of visiting nobility while their parents are busy with the queen. He has lots of stories from all his years of adventure, but his favorites are the ones he shared with Captain Riv.Drawn by … Continue reading

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