Shira Glassman Quotes
“replied. “Back to that first moment I knew I loved you, the first time you beat me during our sword fighting lessons.” “It was raining,” she remembered. “You stood there, hair wet, water dripping everywhere, staring at me, confused and triumphant... You were an avalanche.” After five years they had grown used to kissing with the cloth mask in the way. He smelled the sweat of her busy afternoon on it. “I remember those old days...” His fingers were in her hair now. “I, bored and frustrated in the countryside, and you, proud and eager, but rough around the edges...” “I”
“When we put his kippah into the museum, everyone was talking about how much money it was worth and the embroidery by some famous artist and how it was a national relic, and all this -- but I was just thinking of Shabbat, and seders, and -- and it didn't mean any of those things to me. It meant lighting candles. It meant he'd hid the afikomen in the palace for me and joking with his advisors as he waited around for me to find it so he could give me a new book. National treasure? I--' She blinked away new tears, but this time the look on her face was one of indignation.”
“There was also a beautiful new feeling growing within her as she slowly realized that for the first time in her life, a young person looked up to her and depended on her. So she vowed to honor her dead by being the strong woman Isaac would have been proud to see, and honor her living by being the strong woman Shulamit needed.”
“He was stocky, tall, and lighter-skinned, like Rivka, with a broad chest and shoulders, muscular arms, and a bit of a stomach. His dark-blond hair was cropped short, and his impish eyes looked up at them from beneath pointed eyebrows on a round face. Shulamit wheeled around to face the warrior beside her. “Rivka?” “Isaac?!”
- Born: in The United States.
- Description: 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