I don't usually post about new acquisitions, but today was such a great day in terms of books I had to share with someone (that's you readers) who could share in my bookish joy.
Do you ever get the hunch that there's a special book out there somewhere waiting for you, you just have to go find it? I had an itch for book-hunting, so first I drove over to a local thrift store, where I got this pile of books for $7:
Then I spent a few hours at the Book Thing, and came away with this haul (all FREE!):
To top that off, when I got home I discovered that I won a contest on Powell's and got $60 of credit (immediately spent on some long-wanted fantasy novels that complete my Barbara Hambly and Anne McCaffrey collections).
I also found that Cipriano mentioned me on his blog, Book Puddle, in a discussion about why we abandon books we're reading. I felt very flattered and tickled pink at that! All in all, it was a wonderfully bookish day, I was quite happy and satiated. I won't (I promised my husband) feel the need to go book-hunting again now for a month or two.
(If this post differs from what you see in Google Reader, or your comments are missing, it is because I accidentally deleted it, and re-wrote this post but it's shorter, I don't have time to list everything I wrote the first time. Sorry, I made a mistake, oops.)