Stephanie’s January 2016 Book Budget

Posted February 6th, 2016 by in Book Budget / 1 comment

2016 Book Budget

January is the time for fresh starts. I’ve thought about what I want in my reading and personal life. and I’ve come up with some goals that I’m fairly positive I can hold myself too. *fingers crossed*

My Rules:

  1. I can spend $300.00 in new/new to me books for 2016.
  2. I can spend $120.00 in postage for Paperbackswap.
  3. Try to read 3 books from the TBR each month.

Books Purchased:

  • Conversion by Katherine Howe – $11.75
  • The Rogue Not Taken by Sarah MacLean – $8.56
  • How to Rescue a Rake by Jayne Fresina – $8.49
  • Perfect Timing by Jane O’Reilly – $1.76
  • Whisper of Scandal by Nicola Cornick – $2.99
  • Presumed Dead by Shirley Wells – $0.99
  • I See London by Chanel Cleeton – $0.99
  • Captive by Aimee Carter – $2.49 (Already in TBR)
  • The Duke in My Bed by Amelia Grey – $2.99
  • Lyon’s Bride by Cathy Maxwell – $1.99
Total Purchased: $43.00 – $15.00 B&N Gift Card = $28.00/9 Books added to the TBR

Free eBooks:

  • The Sport of Baronets by Theresa Romain
  • Romeow and Juliet by Kathi Daley
  • Never Never: Part One by Colleen Hoover & Tarryn Fisher
  • A Cold Dark Place by Toni Anderon

TBR Reads (TBR = Before 1/1/16): /3

  • Sinfully Ever After by Jayne Fresina
  • The Runaway King by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  • The Elite by Kiera Cass
  • Thread Reckoning by Amanda Lee
  • Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Borrowed from Library:

I use the current price on Amazon for the format I read to calculate my library savings.

  • Black Eyed Susan by Julia Heaberlin – $12.99
  • November 9 by Colleen Hoover – $7.99
  • The Queen by Kiera Cass – $2.99

Totals:

Spent This Month: $28.00
Total Spent in 2016: $28.00
Total Saved This Month: $23.97
Total Saved in 2016: $23.97
Total Books Read from TBR in 2016: 5
Total Books Purchased in 2016: 9
Total Free Books Added in 2016: 4
Total Added to TBR in 2016: 8

Stephanie

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