Random Thoughts – on ebooks
Have you ever bought a book on Kindle,
that you already owned in paper form,
because you were too lazy to get up and get it…
or turn the pages…
or deal with a book light?
Don’t judge me.
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Ha ha! Love it. I broke down and bought paper copy of To Kill A Mockingbird because it isn’t available on ebook and my copy is falling apart. I would have bought ebook if I could have. By the way more Agatha Christie on sale today.
I love my paper books, and thought I’d never go digital. Until I got a smart phone and realized how awesome it is to have so many books at my fingertips wherever I am. And you are tempting me to go spend more money! You got me hooked back on Audible again, and I really should cut that expense, but I like it too much. 🙂
Well, no. I do have ebooks but only for book emergencies. I still like real books better and go to the building where they keep books…it’s called a library. 🙂
Haha, I love that – book emergencies. But it’s true, isn’t it? There are such things as book emergencies. And I remember the library, I always loved the library, but sadly I haven’t been to one in years. 😦
You need to visit the library…they have computers now and no card catalog cases.
I’ve gone all digital except for kids’ books. Still something about letting them turn the pages.
I get all my new books digitally too, but I do like paper books still. Digital is just way convenient. But children’s books need to be paper for the big, wonderful pictures too!!
Yep. I’ve bought digital copies of books I own for trips. The Kindle is much handier for traveling on long trips. (And I love the Paperwhite, which has the built in backlight, for reading at night without having to turn on the lamp.)
I do all my Kindle reading on my phone, and the backlight is a way big benefit. I was just finishing up an Agatha Christie last night, and I think the big thing about digital over paper is the convenience. I have all the books at my fingertips, and also I can lay there and read with one hand, even turning pages.
I know! I love my Kindle, but I also still love getting books at the library. Browsing at the Kindle Store is just not the same thing.
Yes! That is true! It’s not satisfying at all.
It’s like you just pulled back the curtain of my soul and reviled my inner sloth. Well done.
Haha, thank you!