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Old 08-09-2011, 11:52 PM   #121
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continual problems with downloading ebooks to my nook, and so far it only happens with the free ones. the problem is referred back to the book publisher who may or may not eventually rectify the problem....
Cripes, Vit, get a Kindle!

Yeah, dang, I'm helpful. Not.

I truly have never had that problem with my Kindle.
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Old 08-10-2011, 12:47 AM   #122
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Cripes, Vit, get a Kindle!

Yeah, dang, I'm helpful. Not.

I truly have never had that problem with my Kindle.

yeah, thanks, not, dawg.half of my ebooks are already kindle's, which i read on my netbook. this last book i was trying to download yesterday, brighton rock, by graham greene, is a freebie offered by b&n. kindle doesn't have a free volume of this book--theirs costs 9.99. so, i'll just wait and see a while....actually, dawg, i've come mighty close (on several occasions already) to chucking the nook for a kindle reader. but, i've noticed that in my life my problems have a tendency of following me wherever i go, so...not yet.
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Old 08-10-2011, 02:17 AM   #123
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I prefer a real book with pages I can turn, love books!
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Old 08-10-2011, 11:16 AM   #124
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I prefer a real book with pages I can turn, love books!
All of us love real books, too.
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Old 08-10-2011, 11:23 AM   #125
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I prefer a real book with pages I can turn, love books!
before i bought an ereader, i too thought i would miss turning those real pages, feeling that real paper, snip, but that's not how it went down...i like holding the ereader--it has a nice smooth, compact feel to it. i have always been a one-handed reader, whenever possible. that often makes for unwieldy book handling and is invariably hard on the books' spines. additionally, the ereader print is easy on the eyes, and, unlike with the paper book, the font size itself is adjustable. except for textbooks, i've never been big on notations and underlinings in books, though even these are possible with the ereader. the one thing i do miss about real paper books, is the ability to thumb back through the pages to reread passages or sections in an earlier part of the book. this is rather difficult to do with an ereader, and i miss this little pleasure i like to indulge in while reading....
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Old 08-10-2011, 11:47 AM   #126
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I like that commercial out for the Kindle now, where the woman "gets" to carry a huge purse to keep her books in.
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Old 09-28-2011, 12:32 PM   #127
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Holy crap! Have you seen the new Kindles? Cheap!

Kindle with Special Offers, Wi-Fi, Graphite, 6" Display with New E Ink Pearl Technology
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Old 09-28-2011, 02:23 PM   #128
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From my thoughts in another thread:
Is it just me, or do the E-books seem priced high?
I looked at several books the other day and the Kindle version was twice as much as the paperback version, new. Is this just Kindle or normal for all the e-readers?
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:38 PM   #129
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I haven't bought any new Kindle books in ages as I have quite a backlog on mine, and summer is over, so less time for reading. I won't buy the ebooks unless Kindle price is cheaper. I would imagine that if Kindle books are more expensive, there too goes Nook, etc.
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Old 09-28-2011, 06:09 PM   #130
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From my thoughts in another thread:
Is it just me, or do the E-books seem priced high?
I looked at several books the other day and the Kindle version was twice as much as the paperback version, new. Is this just Kindle or normal for all the e-readers?
I've noticed that too pac. I was seriously considering a kindle but the ebooks seem to run around $10 and the paperbacks around $5-$7. It seems it's only a savings if you buy hardbacks. So I'm back on the fence about getting one. I'd really like to have the convenience of the kindle but will continue with my paperbacks for the time being.
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