Tuesday, June 12, 2012

I'll admit...

I have been very stubborn and slow about jumping on the e-reader train. I was decidedly anti e-reader. I was proud of my big books that I haul around in my purse and stack up high on my bedside table.

Plus, owning an e-reader meant I might never fulfill my dream of a home library with floor to ceiling books and a rolling ladder, a fireplace and a comfy chair with a place to set a cup of tea and read away the hours.

Now I have to bite my tongue- For my birthday my parents got me a Nook Tablet... and it is so pretty! I am loving it.

I think it can hold some crazy number of books, like we're talking 12,000 books people!! Plus I can get on the internet, watch netflix and all that jazz too!

You all know I suffer through the metro every day to work and back so this is just perfect. Plus, I'm not sure if you've noticed, but I've been travelling A LOT lately. And carrying a load of books in my suitcase does not leave me enough room for shoes and my hot rollers.

Over the weekend my 12 year old cousin gave me a run-down of all the tricks. He and I can now"lend" books to each other and he already downloaded all 7 Harry Potter's onto my Nook-for free!

So, while I will never relinquish my dream of that perfectly wonderful in-home library and while I'll never stop buying actual books to build said library, I am falling more and more in love with my Nook with every "fake" turn of the page. Thanks mom and dad!!

What are you reading these days? Want to be "Nook friends?" I've already gotten some great suggestions thanks to my mom directing traffic to my blog. But please send me more recommendations for books that I simply must download!

Another one bites the dust.

5 comments :

  1. I still have the library dream too. You can have both : ) I'm glad you like it!

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  2. I loved the Hunger Games series. Not sure if you've read them yet, but I would recommend them!

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  3. I was very hesitant at first to about making the switch. However I've had my kindle for 3 years and I've never regretted for one day!

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  4. I am still deciding whether to buy my ticket on the e-reader train. I'll let you know whether I buy. If so, we can definitely be Nook friends.

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  5. I bet you would enjoy Kisses from Katie. It's a fascinating story of a young lady from Tenn. that graduated from high school and immediately left to minister to the poverty stricken in Uganda. It is so, so amazing and I follow her blog as well, called The Journey. She is close to your age.

    Happy week!

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