2015 Book Purchases: May

June 8, 2015 2015 Purchase Challenge, 2015 Purchases 0

2015 Book Purchases: May
2015 is a new year and new opportunity to challenge myself! This is a continuation of the purchase challenge I did in 2014 (evaluation coming). The biggest goal of this Purchase Challenge is to control my book spending: no more than $20 per month.

I always start the draft for these monthly book purchase updates at the beginning of the month. It gives me a chance to look back over the previous month and encourage myself to do better throughout the coming month.

11-May-2015: I’ve been doing great so far this year! I’m hoping to keep this trend up through May. I don’t have any pre-orders “technically.” I DO plan on buying Back to You by Lauren Dane (Hurley Boys #3) but I didn’t pre-order it due to the myriad issues I had with my last Dane pre-order. Back to You was released on 26-May-2015.

Bayou Moon cvrBook: Bayou Moon (The Edge #2)
Author: Ilona Andrews
Cost: $6.05
Format: MMPB
Date Purchased: 05-May-2015
Notes: The Ilona Andrews glomming continues. Now own 2/4. (Review here)

Murder of Crows cvrBook: Murder of Crows (The Others #2)
Author: Anne Bishop
Cost: $1.90
Format: Hardback
Date Purchased: 18-May-2015
Notes: Loving this series so far!

Written in Red cvrBook: Written in Red (The Others #1)
Author: Anne Bishop
Cost: $4.72
Format: Hardback
Date Purchased: 20-May-2015
Notes: LOVE. Had to purchase after borrowing from library. (Review here)

May 2015 Totals:
Total Books Purchased: 3
Total Amount Spent: $12.67
Special Purchase Books Purchased: 0
(SP) Amount Spent: $0
(R) Amount Spent: $12.67
Potential Sales Abandoned: 0
Money Saved (Lost Sales): $0
May Budget Available (not including special purchases): $7.33

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