Shira Glassman

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Shira Glassman is a bisexual Jewish violinist passionately inspired by German and French opera and Agatha Christie novels.

She lives in north central Florida, where the alligators are mostly harmless because they're too lazy to be bothered.

A note on my reviewing style: I read lots of books, but writing reviews is work and I only really do them to endorse books that I enjoyed enough to signal boost. That's why my reviews are mostly positive. It's not that I like every book ever :P

A note on my reviewing style: I read lots of books, but writing reviews is work and I only really do them to endorse books that I enjoyed enough to signal boost. That's why my reviews are mostly positive. It's not that I like every book ever :P
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Shira Glassman is on page 367 of 368 of All Out: I finished this and I can emphatically say that I liked enough of the stories A LOT to endorse this book and recommend it in general. Some of them were just four stars for me or even fell flat, but those that I liked are worth the whole book. And if Dressmaker ever gets released by itself as a 99cent download you can bet I'll be trumpeting it from the rooftops! Real review coming when I have more heart in my body.
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Shira Glassman and 3 other people liked Jess Crafts's review of Baker Thief:
Baker Thief by Claudie Arseneault
"I picked this one up for two reasons, the aromantic rep and because it said thief in the title. Anyone who follows my reviews should probably know by now I have a weak spot for thieves. Going in I did think it might be light on the plot as sometim..." Read more of this review »
Shira Glassman and 8 other people liked RoAnna Sylver's review of Baker Thief:
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"“They didn’t need more precise rules any more than they needed romantic love. They had faith—the kind that destroyed industries and changed the cityscape forever. All they needed was to keep communicating, and they would get through it fine.”

* * *..." Read more of this review »
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...starring a baker who turns thief in order to help tear apart a brutal system, and the detective assigned to catch that thief – but for an arrest or smooches, we’re not sure yet!

When I tell people the elevator pitch for Baker Thief is that a quiet,
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"One of the best things I did for myself today was read this book. It's a beautiful polyamorous romance, & such a lovely story; so full of heart. It's a beautiful story in so so many ways. I am incredibly glad that it exists in the world, and n..." Read more of this review »
Rescuing the Virgin by Patricia Rosemoor
" .....WHAT. Is this the new That Book trope? "
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“You have to believe in your authority if you want anyone else to," Rivka commented.”
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“Jeweled stars, pearl stars, silver coins in olive jars... glittering deep within the dark, see them flicker, see them spark...”
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“Who is this brave woman,” he said softly between gasps, “who has pierced my heart?” Rivka smiled, at peace, and held him. She was still wearing her sword.”
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Junot Díaz

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“It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own bootstraps.”
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“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
"Pooh!" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.”
A.A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner

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