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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 4 (Jan. 19-25)

Hunting Shadows - Charles Todd The Course of True Love (The Bane Chronicles, #10) - Cassandra Clare Dark Bites - Sherrilyn Kenyon Dirty Magic - Jaye Wells The Last Enemy: The Malichea Quest (Malichea Quest) - Jim Eldridge Pandemic (Infected) - Scott Sigler That Old Black Magic - Mary Jane Clark

Sources:  Fictfact,  Dear Author, and Bookreporter.


Monday, January 20:


Final Vow by Kathleen Brooks (#7 in Bluegrass Brothers)
The Professional: Part 3 by Kresley Cole (#3 in The Game Maker)

Static by LA Witt, also The Beginning of Us by Sarah Brooks (both according to Dear Author are re-release-revised and edited second edition of Static, originally released in 2011 by Amber Allure.  With still yet another edition releasing 1/27/14)


Tuesday, January 21:


A Little Too Hot by Lisa Desrochers (#3 in A Little Too Far)
Avalon by Mindee Arnett (#1 in Avalon)
Bad Wolf by Nele Neuhaus (#2 in Bodenstein & Kirchhoff)
Be Mine Forever by Marina Adair (#4 in St. Helena Vineyard)

Carthage by Joyce Carol Oates

Cheaper to Keep Her Part 5 by Kiki Swinson (#5 in Cheaper to Keep Her)
Cherished by Kelly Elliott (#4 in Wanted)
The Course of True Love by Cassandra Clare (#10 in Bane Chronicles)

Dark Bites by Sherrilyn Kenyon (#24.5 in Dark Hunters, a short story collection)

The Days of Anna Madrigal by Armistead Maupin
Dirty Magic by Jaye Wells (#1 in The Prospero's War)
The Forest Ranger's Return by Leigh Bale (#6 in Forest Ranger's)Evertrue by Brodi Ashton (#3 in Everneath)

Forever by Opal Carew (#6 in His to Possess)
Gold Web by Vicki Delany (#4 in Klondike Mystery)
Halo: Mortal Dictata by Karen Traviss (#3 in Kilo-5 Trilogy)
Happy Medium by Meg Benjamin (#3 in Medium Trilogy)
Hunting Shadows by Charles Todd (#16 in Ian Rutledge)
The Last Enemy by Jim Eldridge (#4 in Malichea Quest)

Lantern Lake by Lily Everett (#3 in Billionaire Bachelors)

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen

Love on Mimosa Lane by Anna DeStefano (#3 in Seasons of the Heart)
Once Upon a Valentine by Allison Leigh (#11 in Hunt for Cinderella)
Pandemic by Scott Sigler (#3 in Infected)
Savor by Monica Murphy (#3 in Billionaire Bachelors Club)
Scraps of Evidence by Barbara Cameron (#1 in Quilts of Love)
She's All Tied Up by Cathryn Cade (#2 in Club 3)

The Son: A Divergent Story by Veronica Roth (#0.3 in Divergent)

That Old Black Magic by Mary Jane Clark (#4 in Piper Donovan /Wedding Cake Mystery)

The Tie-Dyed Bunny by Wanda Coven (#10 in Heidi Heckelbeck)
The Ways of Evil Men by Leighton Gage (#7 in Chief Inspector Mario Silva)

Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan
Undercover Captor by Cynthia Eden (#1 in Shadow Agents: Guts and Glory)
Unexpected Father by Carolyne Aarsen (#2 in Hartley Creek)

Wake Up Maggie by Beth Yarnall (Series: The Misadventures of Maggie Mae; Length: Short story)

When the Rogue Returns by Sabrina Jeffries (#2 in The Duke's Men)
With Autumn's Return by Amanda Cabot (#3 in Westward Winds)

Worthy Brown's Daughter by Phillip Margolin


Wednesday, January 22:


Drop of Doubt by C.L. Stone (#5 in The Academy)
The Avalon Chanter by Lillian Stewart Carl (#7 in Jean Fairbairn / Alasdair Cameron Mystery)


Thursday, January 23:


Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of The Great Gatsby by Sarah Churchwell

Dancing Days by Sue Bentley( #5 in Magic Bunny)

The Guts by Roddy Doyle

Lydia's Party by Margaret Hawkins

North of Boston by Elisabeth Elo 






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