We’re starting 2014 off with a nice mix of games, apps, and books.

Feed Me Oil 2, $2.99, Universal game

The long-awaited sequel to the popular physics-based puzzle game Feed Me Oil is finally here.

Afterlight, $0.99, Universal app, offers in-app purchases

First released in Nov. 2012, Afterlight continues to be one of the most impressive photo editing apps available. Our advice: Buy the wallpaper pack inside.

The Goldfinch,” by Donna Tartt, $7.99, E-Book

When a New York museum is bombed, 13-year-old Theo Decker must pick up the pieces and carry on … along with a stolen 17th century painting.

Atomic+, $1.99, Universal game

The game’s premise sounds simple enough, but it is not: avoid bullets while collecting squares to achieve the highest score.

Green Smoothies by Ascension Kitchen, $2.99, Universal app

You remember that resolution to eat better in 2014? Start with these 30 healthy, yummy smoothies.

The Inner Circle,” by Brad Metzler, $1.99, E-Book

Metzler’s impressive 2011 novel about Washington secrets is now available for just $1.99.

Day One, $4.99, Universal app

Begin the new year documenting your life with one of the best journaling apps available.

Weather Live Reloaded, $0.99, Universal app

One of the best weather apps in the App Store was recently relaunched and is better than ever.

That’s it for this week. Another issue of “How To Spend A $25 iTunes Gift Card” will be published next week. Until then, stay warm.