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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

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton
Bring Me Their Hearts
Sara Wolf
House of Earth and Blood
Sarah J. Maas
A Selection of Designs inspired by Iznik & Delft Pottery in Cross Stitch: 16 stunning floral cross stitch designs
Durene Jones
Ain't Love a Witch?
Dakota Cassidy
Progress: 1 %
The Old Witcheroo
Dakota Cassidy
Gemina (The Illuminae Files)
Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman
Progress: 100 %
The Dragonbone Chair
Tad Williams
Progress: 14 %

Favorite Book Quotes

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







January New Releases, Week 2 (Jan. 5-11)

A Wind in the Night - Barb Hendee, J.C. Hendee Black Arts - Faith Hunter The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI - Betty Medsger Curse of the Infidel (Rogue Warrior, #18) - Richard Marcinko, Jim DeFelice Dark Wolf - Christine Feehan The Execution: A Jeremy Fisk Novel - Dick Wolf Howling For You  - Chloe Neill The Kept: A Novel - James Scott Red 1-2-3 - John Katzenbach Treasure of Lima - Alex Archer

Sources:  Fictfact,  Dear Author, and Bookreporter.


Monday, January 6:


Beneath the Stetson by Janice Maynard (#7 in Texas Cattleman's Club : The Missing Mogul)
No One to Trust by Lynette Eason (#1 in Hidden Identity)
The House Always Wins by Rachel Haimowitz (#13 in Flesh Cartel)


Tuesday, January 7:


Accidentally...Cimil? by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff (#4.5 in Accidentally Yours)
After the Storm by Maya Banks (#8 in The Kelly Series)
Alone by Kendra Elliot (#4 in Bone Secrets)
Annie and Snowball and the Wedding Day by Cynthia Rylant (#13 in Annie and Snowball)

The Ascendant by Drew Chapman
At Odds with the Heiress by Cat Schield (#1 in Las Vegas Nights)

Back to You by Jessica Scott (#3 in Coming Home)
Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble by Nick Bruel (#9 in Bad Kitty)
Before Jamaica Lane by Samantha Young (#3 in On Dublin Street)

Belle Cora by Phillip Margulies
Between a Rake and a Hard Place by Connie Mason, Mia Marlowe (#3 in Royal Rakes)

Bingo’s Run by James A. Levine
Bitter Spirits by Jenn Bennett (#1 in Roaring Twenties)
Black Arts by Faith Hunter (#7 in Jane Yellowrock)
Blindsided by Fern Michaels (#22 in Sisterhood)

The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI by Betty Medsger 

Byron Easy by Byron Easy 

Cemetery Girl, Book One: The Pretenders by Charlaine Harris,Christopher Golden (#1 in Cemetery Girl Trilogy)

A Chorus Line-Up by Joelle Charbonneau (#3 in Glee Club Mystery)
Come to Me Quietly by A.L. Jackson (#1 in Closer to You)
Curse of the Infidel by Jim DeFelice, Richard Marcinko (#18 in Rogue Warrior)
Cursed By Destiny by Cecy Robson (#3 in Weird Girls)

Dark Wolf by Christine Feehan (#25 in The Carpathians (Dark))
Death of a Chocoholic by Lee Hollis (#4 in Hayley Powell Food and Cocktails Mysteries)

Delivering Death by Julie Kramer

The Descent by Alma Katsu (#3 in Taker)
The Destiny of Violet and Luke by Jessica Sorensen (#3 in The Coincidence)
The Dirt Diary by Anna Staniszewski (#1 in Dirt Diary)
Double Digit by Annabel Monaghan (#2 in Digit)
Douglas by Grace Burrowes (#8 in Lonely Lords)
Dreams of the Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn (#2 in Golden Age)


Eggs in a Casket by Laura Childs (#5 in Cackleberry Club Mystery)
Erased by Jennifer Rush (#2 in Altered)

The Escape by Kathryn Lasky (#1 in Horses of the Dawn)
Everywhere She Goes by Janice Kay Johnson (#2 in Angel Butte Mystery)

The Execution: A Jeremy Fisk Novel by Dick Wolf

The Expert's Guide to Driving a Man Wild by Jessica Clare (#3 in Bluebonnet)

Fear Nothing by Lisa Gardner (#7 in D.D. Warren)

The Fire Dance by Helene Tursten 
Flight of the Red Bandit by Geronimo Stilton (#56 in Geronimo Stilton)
For the Sake of Their Son by Catherine Mann (#4 in Alpha Brotherhood)

The Forbidden Stone by Tony Abbott (#1 in Copernicus Legacy)

From the Dead: A Tom Thorne Novel by Mark Billingham 
Forsaken by Jacquelyn Frank (#3 in The World of the Nightwalkers)
Fugitive X by Gregg Rosenblum (#2 in Revolution 19)
Fury of the Demon by Diana Rowland (#6 in Kara Gillian)


The Ghoul Next Door by Victoria Laurie (#8 in Ghost Hunter Mystery)
Gilded Hearts by Christine d'Abo (#1 in Shadow Guild)

High Time for Heroes by Mary Pope Osborne (#51 in Magic Tree House)
His Chosen Wolf by Katie Reus (#3.5 in Moon Shifter)
Home of the Braised by Julie Hyzy (#7 in White House Chef Mystery)
Homecoming by Robert Venditti (#4 in X-O Manowar)
Hope Flames by Jaci Burton (#1 in Hope)
Howling For You by Chloe Neill (#8.6 in Chicagoland Vampires)


In the Blood by Lisa Unger
Independent Study by Joelle Charbonneau (#2 in Testing)

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Iron Night by M. L. Brennan (#2 in American Vampire)

Jackpot by Gordon Korman (#6 in Griffin Bing)
Just Grace and the Super Sleepover by Charise Mericle Harper (#11 in Just Grace)

The Kept by James Scott 

Lethal Lawman by Carla Cassidy (#2 in Men of Wolf Creek)

The Lion and the Rose by Kate Quinn (#2 in Borgias)

Little Failure: A Memoir by Gary Shteyngart
The Lone Warrior by Lori Austin (#3 in Once Upon a Time in the West)
The Long Road by G. Michael Hopf (#2 in New World)


The Magic Between Us by Tammy Falkner (#3 in Faerie)
Montana Bride by Joan Johnston (#12 in Bitter Creek)
More Than a Touch by Alexis Morgan (#3 in Snowberry Creek)

Mystic Cowboy by Sarah M Anderson (#1 in Men of the White Sandy)


The Nanny's Secret by Elizabeth Lane (#39 in Billionaires and Babies)


On Such a Full Sea by Chang-rae Lee

Out of the Woods: A Memoir of Wayfinding by Lynn Darling 


The Pagan Lord by Bernard Cornwell
Paws For Murder by Annie Knox (#1 in Pet Boutique Mystery)
Pecan Pies and Homicides by Ellery Adams (#3 in Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery)

Perfect: A Novel by Rachel Joyce 
Perfect Stranger by Carly Phillips (#2.5 in Serendipity's Finest)
Playing with Fire by J. J. Cook (#2 in Sweet Pepper Fire Brigade)
Pretty in Pearls by Tera Lynn Childs (#3.5 in Fins)

Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France by Nicholas Shakespeare


Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beah

Red 1-2-3 by John Katzenbach

The Return of Connor Mansfield by Beth Cornelison (#1 in Mansfield Brothers)
Rival Rogues by Samantha Grace (#1 in Rival Rogues)
River of Dreams by Lynn Kurland (#8 in Novel of the Nine Kingdoms)
Rome by Jay Crownover (#3 in Rule)

Scandalously Yours by Cara Elliott (#1 in Hellions of High Street)
Secret Agent Secretary by Melissa Cutler (#2 in Ice: Black Ops Defenders)
Secrets for Seducing a Royal Bodyguard by Vanessa Kelly (#1 in Renegade Royals)
Shadowplay by Laura Lam (#2 in Pantomime)
She Shall Be Praised by Ginny Aiken (#3 in Women of Hope)
Single by Saturday by Catherine Bybee (#4 in Weekday Brides)

Siren Song by James Axler (#114 in Deathlands)
Slimy Underbelly by Kevin J. Anderson (#4 in Shamble & Die Investigations)

The Sorcerer's Widow by Lawrence Watt-Evans (#12 in The Legends of Ethshar)

Soy Sauce for Beginners by Kirstin Chen
Standup Guy by Stuart Woods (#28 in Stone Barrington)
Stormcaster by Alyxandra Harvey (#1 in Witching Season)

The Surprise Holiday Dad by Jacqueline Diamond (#12 in Safe Harbor Medical)


Things I've Learned from Dying: A Book About Life by David R. Dow
Treasure of Lima by Alex Archer (#46 in Rogue Angel)

True Lies by Opal Carew (#4 in His to Possess)


Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan
Unhinged by A. G. Howard (#2 in Splintered)

Unremarried Widow: A Memoir by Artis Henderson 

Wanted by J. Kenner (#1 in Most Wanted)

The Way of All Fish by Martha Grimes
Weston by Debra Kayn (#2 in Hard Body)

What I Had Before I Had You by Sarah Cornwell

A Wind in the Night by Barb Hendee, J C Hendee (#12 in Noble Dead)

The Wind Is Not a River by Brian Payton 

The Winter Bride by Anne Gracie (#2 in Chance Sisters)


Thursday, January 9:


Thrash by J C Emery (#2 in Bayonet Scars)

Circus Surprise by Sue Bentley (#7 in Magic Ponies)
Pony Camp by Sue Bentley (#8 in Magic Ponies)
The Last Dead Girl by Harry Dolan (#Prequel in David Loogan)

Friday, January 10:


Forever Loved by Deanna Roy (#2 in Forever)
Hearts at Play by Melissa Foster (#6 in Love in Bloom: The Bradens)
Murder in the Dark by Lesley Cookman (#12 in Libby Sarjeant Mysteries)
Thrash by J C Emery (#2 in Bayonet Scars)




My roundup of January 2014 new releases:

Week 1 - Week 2 - Week 3 - Week 4 - Week 5


My roundup of December new releases:

Week 1 - Week 2 - Week 3 - Week 4 - Week 5


My roundup of November new releases:

 Week 1 - Week 2 - Week 3 - Week 4 - Week 5