It's the Kindle's fault that I have gotten little done to blog about since Christmas. It is so freaking easy to use! It fits so easily in my purse! And, when I'm reading in bed, it's so easy to hold! That last one was what caused me to start lusting after my husband's Kindle. There I was lying next to him in bed getting sore wrists holding onto a fat book while he was holding onto that skinny little Kindle. I guess all the hints at reading time paid off. He got me one for Christmas.
So far I've read eight books including The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. I've been wanting to read the Tolkien books again for a while. They were as good as I remembered.
I'm watching prices of books carefully, however. $9.99 is my limit. (Now, should I put off getting my book club's selection until too late, I may have to break that rule on occasion.) I wanted to read Watership Down again, but they want $12.99 for the Kindle Edition while one of the new paperback versions would only be $4.50. In fact, you can get it used for a penny on Amazon!
There are many, though, that are reasonably priced or free. Free is great and lots of the classics I love are free including The Tale of Two Cities--just downloaded. Downloading them from anywhere at any time is amazingly liberating. I was waiting for my daughter to come out of surgery and playing around finding books on the Amazon site! Yeah, I could have done it on my laptop, but the Kindle is so much easier to carry and the battery lasts forever as long as you remember to turn of the search connection.
I'm ready to get this new addiction under control now. Back to the remodeling of the master bathroom! Within two weeks I should have pictures up with the finished --yes finished-- project.
I just came across your blog (linked over to see the makeup pads - great idea) and saw the Kindle link!! I got mine in March and LOVE it - especially for book club. At our last meeting all the ladies were impressed with how quickly I was able to find the quotes and notes from my reading - I wouldn't be surprised if a few of them got one too! It's a wonderful thing!ReplyDelete