So this month I did okay with spending money on books….
I tried hard not buy a lot since lately I’ve been trying to give away books to friends/family and donate them to my local library so I can somewhat free up some space on my bookshelves. My room is a tad small and I don’t have the room for another bookshelf. In addition some of those same books I just gave away have been sitting up on my shelf for way too long.
I went to one big used book sale this past month, acquired some new books through friends/family, and I most definitely can’t keep myself out of the bookstores. But I will say I have been buying less whenever I go to a book store and instead I’ve smartly started budgeting for the books I really want to save my moola for.
There’s another big epic book sale I’ll be attending this month so hopefully I’ll won’t end up buying a ton…
……But there are no guarantees….
And now here are the books I bought in August!
Like No Other – Una LaMarche
This Is How You Lose Her – Junot Díaz (this book looks particularly intriguing since I love Díaz’s writing style)
The Wrath & The Dawn – Renee Ahdieh (I’ve heard a lot of good things about this one, thanks fellow book bloggers!)
Defy The Dark – Stories by
Invisibility – David Levithan
They’re Not Like Us Vol.1 – Story by Eric Stephenson/Art by Simon Gane
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook –
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Work –
Reading Lolita in Tehran – Azar Nafisi (has been on my TBR for a while)
The Sharp Solution – Heidi Hanna
The English Teacher’s Companion – Jim Burke ( for studying TESL)
You Can Do It!:The Merit Badge Handbook for Grown-Up Girls – Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas
The Veil – Chloe Neill (I’ve been anticipating this book since I’m such a big Chloe Neill fan! Thanks Mom!)
Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern (I’ve been wanting to read this forever!)
The Fortune Hunter – Daisy Goodwin (this novel and Night Circus were gifts from my friend Marisa)
Pieces of Why – K.L. Going (Review coming Sept.14th!)
Night on Fire – Ronald Kidd (Technically got it in July, but I’ll include it here)
Renaissance Faire: Kilts, Highlander, Scotland, Highlands, Castle, and Return – Jane Stain (Review coming soon…)
War: A Crime Against Humanity – Roberto Vivo (Review coming this month)
And that’s all! What books did you buy in August? Comment below. 🙂
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