I’ve seen other bloggers, like Berls at Fantasy is More Fun and Felicia at The Geeky Blogger’s Book Blog, with book budget posts. It made me curious how much I’m spending on books each year. I have a rough idea, because I have an entertainment budget, but I’d like to get more detailed. I’m not going to try to stick to a set goal the way Berls and Felicia do, but it might end up making me think twice about buying a book if I know I have to be accountable for it here. Or maybe not!
I’ll be posting an update of the previous month’s spending on the second Saturday of each month.
Purchased Books – Physical Books
(My library had the first book and the third, but the only copy in the entire system of this book, the second in the series, has been lost.)
Audible costs me $14.95 for 1 credit per month. I can roll over up to 6 credits, so I might not always use my credit each month. I currently have 5 credits.
I had $11.04 left on an Audible coupon that expires soon, so I took advantage of a sale they were having and bought two books with it.
I was reorganizing my Amazon wishlist and noticed that a few of the books on it were now free, so I jumped on them.
ARCs and Finished Copies for Review
Borrowed from the Library
Total spent this month: $21.74
Number of books acquired this month: 22
Total spent this year: $230.86 cash + $6.44 gift card
Number of books acquired this year: 154