I never thought I’d enjoy an E-reader

but I love it! Thanks Josiah.

Josiah and I opened our presents early, and he gave me a Kindle. I’ve been loving it.

Here are some reasons why:

  • I can read in bed while Josiah sleeps WITHOUT turning on my lamp
  • I can take it along on a trip and have plenty of reading material at my fingertips
  • I can get free books!  I have started reading through some classic literature, and a lot of those books are free. There are also many other free books online. I’ll try to post later on how to find them.
  • I don’t need a bookmark – my place is automatically saved
  • If I were to buy new books, the Kindle version is usually cheaper
  • I can use overdrive.com and borrow library books without taking my active toddler inside the doors
  • My book collection is easier to deal with on moving day

Now, I still LOVE hard copies of books. I don’t think I will ever stop enjoying visiting libraries and bookstores and flipping through pages. I love picture books for children. I’m afraid I’d mess up my Kindle if I tried to use it while cooking. And I don’t think e-readers are very compost-able. . .

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