Never in a million years did I think I’d succumb.
Give up the scent of the paper? The gentle crack of the spine? The turn of the fresh new page? Are you kidding me?
And then bloggers showed photographs of our Mount(s) TBR.
And then my friend, Joe, showed me his Kindle.
And then I began seriously considering the situation.
I arrived at this conclusion; with an e-reader from Barnes and Noble I’d have:
- storage and shelving problems solved
- the print enlarged for easy reading with my contacts on
- bestsellers “for a song”
- books that I love to read, but which are hard to find, accessible
- previews of books I might want to buy at my fingertips
- the ability to read e-books for free in their store
My son had given me a Barnes and Noble gift card many years ago which I’d been saving and saving. When I saw that their Nook was reduced to $149.00, with more capabilities than amazon’s Kindle at $169.00, I added an extra $75.00 to his card and took the plunge.
I am now a happy woman.
I’d be even happier if my husband wouldn’t rush me through bookstores so quickly. But, I guess it doesn’t matter now. I have one at my fingertips.