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Old 11-02-2016, 12:38 PM
Location: Colorado (PA at heart)
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Originally Posted by Bugschn View Post
I usually buy e-books in Google Play Store. I can read it on my PC or smartphone. Besides, I can read books which are not translated to Russian language in Google Play Store. And if your are reading a book in foreign language, you can translate any piece of text immediatly with Google Translate.

Does Goole Play Store run popular in U.S.A.?

What are benefits of Amazon.com e-books in comparison with Google Pla Books?
Yes, many Americans use Google Play for ebooks. In my experience Google Translate doesn't work very well though.

I think the main benefit of Amazon/Kindle is that they have more books, and more inexpensive books/more sales.

For me, the main benefit is being able to use ereaderiq.com which alerts me when books I am following go on sale. Thanks to ereaderiq, I haven't paid more than $5 for an ebook in years - and these are often books from major publishers, I'm not talking about just indie authors.
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Old 11-02-2016, 12:45 PM
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Used bookstores and sometimes thrift stores

I also download eBooks from https://www.gutenberg.org/
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Old 11-03-2016, 05:04 PM
Location: North Oakland
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99% of my books come from the library, including newly released Kindle books, which are nearly all I read now. I read Jonathan Safran Foer's new book, Here I Am, on library Kindle recently, and am now making my way through Bruce Springsteen's autobiography, Born to Run.
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