MONDAY POTPOURRI — MUSINGS — JAN. 16

Welcome to Monday Potpourri and our bookish event:  Musing Mondays, hosted by Should Be Reading.

Today’s topic:

What devices –if any– do you read books on? Do you find it enjoyable, or still somewhat bothersome? Or: If you only read the print books, why haven’t you chosen to read on any devices?

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A little over a year ago, I would have answered a resounding “no,” I read only print books.

But my daughter gave me Sparky, my Kindle, and I now have a very strong positive relationship with her.  Easy downloads and less expensive reads are the most obvious positives…and then there’s the way you can carry a whole library with you when you go out the door, whether it’s for travel or to the neighborhood coffee shop.

Last Year's Christmas Gift

Sometimes, while eating, I get a bit nervous to read on Sparky.  What if I splash soup on her?  And at night, I’m wary of dropping her on the floor while reading in bed.  But I seem to be overcoming these uncertainties.

One of my own creations, Web of Tyranny, is available on Kindle, as well as in print. 

I hope to have two more titles out this year, and I’m wondering if I should just put them on Kindle…or both e-book and print.

What do you think about devices?  I know that I’ll always want some print books…I love being surrounded by my overflowing shelves.

Cozy Ambience

 

 

 

 

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14 thoughts on “MONDAY POTPOURRI — MUSINGS — JAN. 16

  1. I have to say that I do not get any special feeling being around or reading print books…

    In fact I give most of mine away…

    My favorite place to read lately is on my iPad…a full size page…you can set it to look like and sound like a real page turning…and you can easily stop for a moment to check or send an email…

    I will ever be without a Kindle…love categorizing my books that way…

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  2. thanks for stopping by….it will be a long time before I get converted. I’m pretty sure I’ll never buy one….the only way I see an e-reader coming into my house is if it’s given to me.

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    • Thanks, Burgundy Ice…I had help naming it, via a contest on one of my blogs. Nobody came up with the exact name, but the process started there…I had fire, kindling, etc., so naturally, Sparky was born (or named!).

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  3. As you know, I just recently purchased my Nookcolor, and so far I am loving it. Especially when it comes to buying books. There is where I am going to have to learn self-control. It is just to doggone easy to download them and have them in only a few seconds. ; ))

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