March Book Haul || The Month I Forgot What Self-Control Was

Proof I lost the self-control I gained

I honestly don’t know what happened…

One minute I was planning accordingly what I was going to get this month and the next thing I know, I am staring at a trove of books and a sobbing bank account in the corner rocking itself back and forth.

I went overboard in March on books. I knew I was going to be spending more on books than usual as TeenBookCon was happening and I waddle out of there with a new stash of greatness, but wow March was also painted with B&N sales and awesome finds at my local Half Price that I literally could not pass up.

As always, before I get into the bounty of which my kindle and shelves cry out to in joy, let me preface this with I am a super frugal and hella cheap person. Most–if not all– of my purchases were deals from, amazon, audible, etc. which amounted to many of them being free, as well as through my carefully thought out monthly book budget as I have placed reading and supporting authors and the arts a priority when planning my personal finances. With that being said, take a look at my walk of shamelessness.


📚 Denotes already read. * Denotes signed/autographed copy

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So I kind of forgot what self control was in March and went batshit crazy in the book department. Which is fine for me–just not for my wallet. Oops. . Most of the books I got in March were from/for @teenbookcon (WHICH WAS AMAZING AND I MET SO MANY LEGENDS THERE! LIKE WOW A TIME) so I knew March's haul was gonna be a biggie, but I didn't expect it to be THIS big. According to my spreadsheet, I bought 45 books and e-books combined 😲 . I don't know whether to be shocked or impressed…🤔 . So #QOTD: What is the largest amount of books you ever bought/recieved? . . #booksbooksbooks #booksofinstagram #fictionallysam #readinggoals #bookhaul #march #teenbookcon #readingaddiction #bookstagram #bookaddict #youngadult #romance #bookworm #bookaholic #reading

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📚 Denotes already read.


📚 Denotes already read. 🚫 Denotes DNF.
  • Again, But Better by Christine Riccio (Netgalley), Publishes May 7th 2019
  • Aurora Rising by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman (Netgalley), Publishes May 7th 2019
  • 📚Hissy Fit by Lani Lynn Vale (Inkslinger PR), Published March 19th 2019
  • 🚫Space by Penny Reid (SocialButterfly PR), Published March 11th 2019
  • 📚Advice From a Jilted Bride by Piper Rayne (Inkslinger PR), Published March 21st 2019
  • Shadow Frost by Coco Ma (Edelweiss), Publishes October 1 2019


📚 Denotes already read/listened too.

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Are any of these on your TBRs, or have you already read them? If so, what did you think? 


17 thoughts on “March Book Haul || The Month I Forgot What Self-Control Was”

  1. Such a pretty stash of books!!!!!

    I don’t buy too many books (lack of budget, lack of space). I basically just figure that since some of the money I pay in taxes (happily!) goes toward the library, so I pretty much own every book in there and just need to pick it up when I feel like it. 😀 I do buy copies of things I love love LOVE and want to own forever, though, and nonfiction books that I’ll use over and over again (like cookbooks, knitting books, gardening books, foreign language books, etc). My small shelves are getting overrun, though, and I need to read them down!

    Happy reading with your new stash!!!

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    1. Thank you! And thats a great way to look at it! Libraries are such a great resource for those who get them and I love the crap out of mine (especially when I go on a book buying ban) when I get the chance to waddle over there each month!


  2. GIRL you and I apparently can never have money and be in a bookstore together because we will buy it out, or at least we would have this March, but I mean, talk about some pretty good deals!!! And Ahhhh I love so many books in your haul! (I also have to say I was surprised at how much I enjoy The Host!)


  3. OMG, your book hauls make me feel so much better about my own self-control, or lack of (I know that’s little help to you though 😂)
    I really want to read The Priory of the Orange Tree, but it’s so expensive. It would look lovely on my bookshelf though, so maybe next month… 😉

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