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
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Why are all my reviews 4 or 5 stars?

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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I had fun reading this during 2020, I just wanted to also leave a note that there's some surprise ablism in one of the stories. I'll link this other site's rebuttal.

http://waftb.net/node/329

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I stumbled onto this anthology by accident while searching one of its authors, and feel very lucky to have done so. For one thing, I LOVE food and have a special fondness for the human stories of the restaurant business, because of my work history. F ...more
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“You have to believe in your authority if you want anyone else to," Rivka commented.”
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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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“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
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