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Old 12-25-2008, 02:46 PM
 
Location: The beautiful Rogue Valley, Oregon
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I have a Kindle e-book reader (with something approaching 600 books on/for it - it won't hold all of them at once) and I still have paper books. Most of my "hard" library books are history, science, "classic" lit and favorites. The stuff on the Kindle is mostly light reading (mystery, sci fi, fantasy).

Since I live in a rural area, the Kindle is incredibly convenient for me - I can browse Amazon, download samples to the Kindle, decide if I want to buy them and then if I do I can have it in about 20 seconds. (There are many other sources of books for the Kindle other than Amazon, and many of them are free (and legal).

It's true that I won't pay hardback book prices for a Kindle book, nor do I think I should have to.
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Old 12-25-2008, 02:54 PM
 
Location: Washington DC
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I have an e-book reader on my Blackberry and while the screen is small, I've had no trouble adjusting to it. If you read in bed at night, it simplifies the logistic since it needs no exterior light.
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