Excerpt of Climbing the Date Palm by Shira Glassman

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Shira Glassman provides a reading from her novel, Climbing the Date Palm.

Author Bio:

rarrr nailsShira Glassman is a bisexual Jewish violinist living in North Florida. Her cat thinks her spouse is the Mama Cat and she’s one of the other kittens, and she may be right. Shira is best known for the Jewish New Adult f/f fantasy-cozies The Second Mango, Climbing the Date Palm, and A Harvest of Ripe Figs. There will be a fourth book joining them in 2016, The Olive Conspiracy.


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Book Blurb:

October 14, Haunted Hotties anthology volume 1: Short story “Wet Nails” – Lonely grad student Adina Greenberg is in for a treat when the glamorous ghost of Rose Hamilton, her favorite 1950’s Hollywood actress, comes out of the television to give her a manicure and great sex. This story explores contrasting versions of bisexuality: Adina’s open preference for women vs. the closets and dangers of Rose’s era. Torquere Press, 2015.

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