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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







February New Releases, Weeks 1 and 2 (Feb. 1-8)

Wild Things - Chloe Neill Cress - Marissa Meyer To Sail a Darkling Sea - John Ringo Perfect Together (Serendipity's Finest, #3) - Carly Phillips Falling Light - Thea Harrison The Drowning Spool - Monica Ferris Dryad-Born  - Jeff Wheeler A Draw of Kings - Patrick W. Carr Hard Going - Cynthia Harrod-Eagles Cotton's Inferno (Sheriff Cotton Burke, #4) - Phil Dunlap

Sources used on January 2, 2014: Bookreporter, Dear Author, and Fictfact.


Saturday, February 1:


Burning Kingdoms by Lauren DeStefano (#2 in Internment Chronicles)
City of Ghosts by Kelli Stanley (#3 in Miranda Corbie Mystery)
Claimed by the Wolf by Saranna DeWylde (#3 in Claimed)
Dark Moon by Kate Douglas (#2 in Spirit Wild)
Draw of Kings, A by Patrick W. Carr (#3 in The Staff and the Sword)
Hard Going by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (#16 in Bill Slider)
Hearts of Chaos by Kira Brady (#4 in Deadglass)
It Had to Be You by Susan May Warren (#2 in Christiansen Family)
Never Been Ready by J. L. Berg (#2 in Ready)
Strange Fate by L. J. Smith (#10 in Night World)
Wishing on Buttercups by Miralee Ferrell (#2 in Love Blossoms in Oregon)


Sunday, February 2:

Her Rancher Rescuer by Donna Alward (#6 in Cadence Creek Cowboys)


Monday, February 3:


The House Always Wins by Rachel Haimowitz (#14 in Flesh Cartel)

I See London by Chanel Cleeton

The UnAmericans: Fiction by Molly Antopol


Tuesday, February 4:


Alienated by Melissa Landers (#1 in Alienated)
All For You by Jessica Scott (#4 in Coming Home)
All You Need Is Love by Marie Force (#1 in Green Mountain)
An Air of Treason by P F Chisholm (#6 in Sir Robert Carey)
Avenger's Heat by Katie Reus (#4 in Moon Shifter)

The Baby Rescue by Margaret Daley (#1 in Witness Protection)
The Bad Boy Billionaire's Girl Gone Wild by Maya Rodale (#2.5 in Bad Boys & Wallflowers)
Be With Me by J Lynn (#2 in Wait for You)
Beewitched by Hannah Reed (#5 in Queen Bee mystery)
Belle Fury by Lola Dodge (#3 in Manhattan Ten)
Bleach, Vol. 59 by Tite Kubo (#59 in Bleach)
Books, Cooks, and Crooks by Lucy Arlington (#3 in Novel Idea Mystery)

The Bottom Line by Sandy James (#1 in The Ladies Who Lunch)
By Blood We Live by Glen Duncan (#3 in Last Werewolf)
Cavanaugh Hero by Marie Ferrarella (#26 in Cavanaugh Justice)

City of God by Sara Miles
Cockroaches by Jo Nesbø (#2 in Harry Hole)

Cold Storage Alaska by John Straley
Cotton's Inferno by Phil Dunlap (#4 in Sheriff Cotton Burke)
Cress by Marissa Meyer (#3 in Lunar Chronicles)
Days of Wine and Roquefort by Avery Aames (#5 in Cheese Shop Mystery)
Death of an Irish Diva by Mollie Cox Bryan (#3 in Cumberland Creek)

The Deepest Secret by Carla Buckley
Do or Die by Suzanne Brockmann (#1 in Reluctant Heroes)

The Drowning Spool by Monica Ferris (#17 in Needlecraft Mysteries)
Dryad-Born by Jeff Wheeler (#2 in Whispers from Mirrowen)
Falling Light by Thea Harrison (#2 in Game of Shadows)
Fallout by James K Decker (#2 in Haan)

A Fatal Slip by Meg London (#3 in Sweet Nothings)
Fighting For You by Sydney Landon (#4 in Danver's)

The Guard by Kiera Cass (#2.5 in The Selection)
Haunting Blackie by Laurann Dohner (#8 in Cyborg Seduction)
Heartland Courtship by Lyn Cote (#3 in Wilderness Brides)
Hopeful by Shelley Shepard Gray (#1 in Return to Sugarcreek)
Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi (#4 in Shatter Me)
India Black and the Gentleman Thief by Carol K Carr (#4 in Madam of Espionage)
Jaded by Anne Calhoun (#2 in Walkers Ford)
Kaleidoscope by Kristen Ashley (#6 in Colorado Mountain)
Letting Go by Maya Banks (#1 in Surrender Trilogy)
Like a Mighty Army by David Weber (#7 in Safehold)
Lynx Destiny by Doranna Durgin (#8 in Sentinels)

The MacGregor Lady by Grace Burrowes (#3 in MacGregor Trilogy)
Melting The Ice by Jaci Burton (#7 in Play By Play)
Miss Molly Robbins Designs a Seduction by Jayne Fresina (#4 in Sydney Dovedale)
Much Ado about Jack by Christy English (#3 in Shakespeare In Love)

Murder Below Montparnasse: An Aimee Leduc Investigation by Cara Black
Murder With Ganache by Lucy Burdette (#4 in Key West Food Critic Mystery)
Must Love Dukes by Elizabeth Michels (#1 in Tricks of the Ton)
Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage by Bob Pflugfelder (#2 in Nick and Tesla)
Night's Promise by Amanda Ashley (#6 in Children of the Night)
Perfect Together by Carly Phillips (#3 in Serendipity's Finest)
Poison at the PTA by Laura Alden (#5 in Beth Kennedy (PTO Mystery))
R Is for Rebel by Megan Mulry (#4 in Unruly Royals)
Red Hot Dragon by Lolita Lopez (#2 in Dragon Heat)

The Ride of Your Life by P J Night (#18 in You're Invited to a Creepover)

Rise of the Arcane Fire by Kristin Bailey (#2 in The Secret Order)
Risk Taker by Lindsay McKenna (#3 in Shadow Warriors)

Rocky Mountain Rebel by Vivian Arend (Six Pack Ranch series)
Rule Breaker by Lora Leigh (#29 in Breeds)
Scandal in Skibbereen by Sheila Connolly (#2 in County Cork Mysteries)
Scarlet Devices by Delphine Dryden (#2 in Steam and Seduction)

The Secret of Raven Point by Jennifer Vanderbes

The Seers by Julianna Scott (#2 in Holders)

Silence of the Wolf by Terry Spear (#13 in Heart of the Wolf)
Sinfully Yours by Cara Elliott (#2 in Hellions of High Street)
Stolen by Erin Bowman (#0.5 in Taken)
Susanna's Dream by Marta Perry (#2 in Lost Sisters of Pleasant Valley)
A Tale of Two Biddies by Kylie Logan (#2 in League of Literary Ladies)

Texas Fandango by Cynthia D'Alba (#3 in Texas Montgomery Mavericks)

That Part Was True by Deborah McKinlay
Throw in the Trowel by Kate Collins (#15 in Flower Shop Mystery)

Time of Attack by Marc Cameron (#4 in Jerico Quinn)
To Sail a Darkling Sea by John Ringo (#2 in Black Tide Rising)

A Tough Nut to Kill by Elizabeth lee (#1 in Nut House Mysteries)

Town in a Strawberry Swirl by B B Haywood (#5 in Candy Holliday Mystery)

Under Your Skin by Sabine Durrant 

The Valentine's Day Disaster by Lori Wilde (#4.5 in Twilight Texas)
Vengeance by Megan Miranda (#2 in Fracture)
Walking On Air by Catherine Anderson (#1 in Valance Family)
What the Groom Wants by Jade Lee (#4 in Bridal Favors)
Wild Things by Chloe Neill (#9 in Chicagoland Vampires)
Wings of Death by James Axler (#68 in Outlanders)
Winter at Mustang Ridge by Jesse Hayworth (#2 in Mustang Ridge)


Thursday, February 6:


Bookmarks Are People Too! by Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver (#1 in Here's Hank)
Ivory Guard by Natalie Herzer (#1 in The Guard Duet)
Mission: Lullaby by Tommy Donbavand (#6 in Fangs Vampire Spy)
Project: Wolf World by Tommy Donbavand (#5 in Fangs Vampire Spy)

A Short Tale About a Long Dog by Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver (#2 in Here's Hank)
When a Lord Needs a Lady by Jane Goodger (#3 in Dukeries)


Saturday, February 8:


Trusting Viktor by Lee Mims (#2 in Cleo Cooper Mystery)




My roundup of February 2014 new releases:
Week 1/2 - Week 3 - Week 4 - Week 5



January 2014:  Week 1 - Week 2 - Week 3 - Week 4 - Week 5

December 2013: Week 1 - Week 2 - Week 3 - Week 4 - Week 5

November 2013:  Week 1 - Week 2 - Week 3 - Week 4 - Week 5