The next one is a total FAIL. Remember my lovely Project 20 Books? You know, the one where I was either going to read 20 books OR not buy any books with my own money until April 1st. No amount of rationalizing is going to hide the fact that I broke down and bought books without the aid of gift cards or other people's money. I think the start of my downfall occurred when I somehow ended up winning two Amazon gift cards one week after the other. I had $30 of book money to burn and burn them I did. Earlier this month I bought:
One night last week while Leslie (who has been policing my book buying habits and keeping me on the straight and narrow) was away on an overnight school band thingie, I did it. I ordered books and paid for them with my money. I FAILED though that sense of failure only lasted for a minute, mostly I was relieved the book buying ban was over.
I can't take a picture because they haven't come yet but I ended up getting:
I'm giddy with anticipation! I can't wait till they come and are
In other news, I now have an Amazon Associates accounts. From this point forward all the books featured on this blog will link to Amazon. If you click on a book cover with a link and/or a plain text link, it will take you to Amazon and if you end up buying that book I will get a very, very small referral fee. I joined on a whim one night but I figured what the heck--I'm not losing out by joining and whatever money comes out of it will go directly back to the blog for giveaways and postage costs. Just letting you all know! I'll be updating our disclaimers as well to reflect this change. Anyone else on this program? Any cons you've experienced?