I keep almost forgetting to do this post! Here’s October’s one. This month’s prompt is about how you organise your shelves. Well, right now I have permanent shelves with books I’m keeping at my parents, while I have books I haven’t read yet mostly at my grandmother’s, since I’ve been here the last couple months for healthcare and now to take care of her. In both places they’re sorted by genre — poetry, non-fiction, SF/F, crime/mystery, historical, general. Within that, they’re sorted by author’s last name and within that, by order of publication.
I enjoy occasionally overhauling that and shaking everything up, though.
Here’s my general updates on the #ShelfLove challenge and my New Year’s Resolutions. The colour scheme should be familiar by now…
- 49/51+ already owned books read from prior to 2015 (last one recorded: Moon-Flash, 25/10)
- Spent: £21 out of ~£30 budget (budget is 10% of my income) for January
- Spent: £20 out of ~£25 budget for February
- Spent: £22 out of ~£25 budget for March
- Spent: £15 out of ~£16 budget for April
- Spent: £45 out of ~£30 budget for May
- Spent: £18 out of ~£40 budget for June, plus stuck within holiday budget
- Spent: £45 out of ~£50 budget for July
- Spent £51 out of ~£60 for August
- Spent £30 out of £40 for September
- Spent ~£20 out of £20 for October
Not good pay at all this month — somehow the billing cycle means I barely earn anything this month. Sigh.
Here’s my more general progress on resolutions:
- No books impulse-bought
- Read every day
- Bed before midnight
- Up before ten every day
- Only bought one book from a series at a time
- Posted to the blog every day
- Commented on at least one other blog every day
- Tithed 10% in every month so far
- Done 8o hours volunteering total
- Reading/reviewing books from NG/etc (70%!)
Not bad at all, right?