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Debbie's Spurts

Just an avid reader. Mostly SF/Fantasy, some hobbies, paranormal, urban fantasy and lighter, fluffier things.

 

Currently reading

A Dance of Blades
David Dalglish
Progress: 10 %
For Love of Mother-Not (Pip and Flinx Adventure Series #1)
Alan Dean Foster
Nevertheless, She Persisted: A Book View Café Anthology
P.G. Nagle, Sara Stamey, Gillian Polack, Mindy Klasky, Jennifer Stevenson, Dave Smeds, Vonda N. McIntyre, Judith Tarr
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Caroline Fraser
Terminal Alliance (Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse)
Jim C. Hines

Favorite Book Quotes


"Never interrupt your enemy while he is making a mistake"— Lois McMaster Bujold

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading progress: 139 of 371 pages

Blood Trade - Faith Hunter

I was just startled that Jane put cream in her hot tea (regular black tea).

 

That's just weird to me instead of milk.  The series and this book have made much of Jane as tea connoisseur fussy about such things.

 

Not weirded out enough to scroll back through previous books to see if she drank it that way before and I just missed it.

 

I miss local dairies like Ehrlers and High's where we used to be able to get cream.   (Isn't it unusual in a small town in Mississippi — without your own dairy cows — you could get what Americans call cream versus coffee-creamer, whipping cream or half-and-half? I can't get regular cream here in Kentucky, not even in Whole Foods.)