elisa_rolle (elisa_rolle) wrote,

2015 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: A Harvest of Ripe Figs by Shira Glassman

A Harvest of Ripe Figs (The Mangoverse Book 3) by Shira Glassman
Lesbian Young Adult
Paperback: 230 pages
Publisher: Torquere Press (January 21, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 161040873X
ISBN-13: 978-1610408738
Amazon: A Harvest of Ripe Figs (The Mangoverse Book 3)
Amazon Kindle: A Harvest of Ripe Figs (The Mangoverse Book 3)

Esther of the Singing Hands is Perach's Sweetheart, a young and beautiful musician with a Girl Next Door image. When her violin is stolen after a concert in the capital city, she doesn't expect the queen herself to show up, intent upon solving the mystery. But Queen Shulamit -- lesbian, intellectual, and mother of the six-month-old crown princess -- loves to play detective. With the help of her legendary bodyguard Rivka and her dragon, and with the support of her partner Aviva the Chef, Shulamit turns her mind toward the solution -- which she quickly begins to suspect involves the use of illegal magic that could threaten the safety of her citizens.

This book is definitely a good one! Full of down to earth characters also if the story is a fantasy. I loved the balance between the normalcy of a domestic life in a setting that is not-normal and the mystery that need to be solved.

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