May 2016 Book Unhauling

BookUnhauling
Good Monday morning everyone. Its that time of the month where I show what books I am unhauling this month. I had so much success last year unhauling books that I thought I would continue this again for 2016.

I decided way back in January (2015) that I wanted to document how many books I was giving away each month to see if I was making any kind of dent in my book collection.

I know last year I probably brought in more then I was actually giving away so this year I am trying to be cautious with my book buying and I am giving myself a budget each time I go shopping in hopes that it will curb my spending.

So each month I will be posting about what books I am unhauling and then another monthly post will be what books I physically bought in the month.

Are you a constant book buyer? Can you resist buying books on a weekly bases? Please tell me I am not alone in this?

I am gradually going through the bookcases and the many boxes that I have stored in the basement and doing a purge because this summer with fingers crossed we will get the basement finally renovated and I can purchase new bookcases and set up a library down there. So over the next few months I am expecting larger unhaulings.

Take a look at what I unhauled this month:
(Unless otherwise noted these are books I have read and I am passing them along to another book loving home.)

  1. Star Darlings: Tessa’s Lost & Found #9
  2. The All Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg
  3. No Love Allowed by Kate Evangelista
  4. Homeroom Diaries by James Patterson

So for May I am releasing 4 books this month. I am thinking I might have unhauled a few books that I didn’t get the chance to document 🙁 I am usually more on top of these things. I guess May was a busy month for me.

  • Total for 2016 is 67
  • Total for 2015 is 211

Comments

  1. I plan to go through some of my books in the next few weeks and send them up to Carl’s family when he goes to visit.

  2. Oh thats really cool, I need to be able to get rid of the books I own. There are too many. Proud of you indeed.

    • I think that is one thing I am good at doing is passing on books but it seems like I get more then I give away LOL I know I have way to many and I need to do something about it. Thanks so much every little bit helps

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