Thursday, August 23, 2012

Do you eRead?

eReaders vs. The Printed Word

DUN-DUN-DUUUUN!!!



Over the past few years, especially this last year, my little library has grown greatly. I have some amazing beauties in there thanks to this little store. 

As I have mentioned before, we are a military family. 
(Insert lame Hooah here) So let me break that down for you: We move. Sometimes we have movers; sometimes we do not. Books are heavy. I’m a wimp. Are you trackin' where this is going?  eReaders are a good alternative to the excessive weight of a growing hardcover library. 

 
My current summer read is The Perks of Being a Wallflower via the eReader.  Love.  
{So. Much. Love.} 
I will be buying the printed version as well. Do you know how many marvelous quotes are in this book? No? Well pick up or download a copy today! Today! Before you see the movie! 


linking with SGT & Linnys Vault

17 comments:

  1. I really need to read this book. It's all I hear about these days.

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    1. I'm not very far into it, but it has me hooked.

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  2. I love this book. I think I have read it over ten years ago for the first time. Can't wait to see the movie!

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    1. Can't wait to see the movie too!!

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  3. Never read this book. Truth be told, I wasnt even aware it was going to be a movie either :/ Who's out of the loop? This girl *points to self*.

    As much as I love my e-reader, there's still something classic about being able to turn the pages of a 'real' book. Also, books smell awesome.

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    1. Duuuude. Emma Watson and Paul Rudd. Nuf' said!

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  4. Annnnd, I love you even more than before. I recently got a Kindle and I love it but I miss the actual books. The Perks of Being A Wallflower is in my hardcopy collection. If I REALLY love a book, I buy the hard copy. That book is seriously my all-time favorite book and the quotes in there are endless and genius!

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    1. Hard copies are the only way to go! Plus, this is the kind of book I want on hand for when the smaller versions of myself are ready. Know what I mean jelly bean.

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  5. One of my all time favorite books and I cannot wait for the movie adaption!

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  6. Perks is pretty much one of my favorite books of all time. I read it about 10 years ago and just finished re-reading it about two weeks ago now. I love it even more than the first time I read it, and had pages highlighted and folded over because of amazing quotes, I forgot I had done that. So good. Hope the movie is great too!

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    1. and this is why I need the actual printed copy!! :)

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    2. Yes, buy it when you get a chance. I think Target here in Boston had both copies, the old cover and the new movie cover. Not sure that matters though.

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    3. Totally matters! I loath movie covers on books.
      Our Target didn't have it last time I went, but Barnes and Noble is right there in the same shopping complex. I need to pop in and grab it :)

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  7. I read a lot and even if I love the paper version, an ebook is a great buy, saves a lot on book (since they are less expensive) and you can even highlight passage you like with lots of them (I have a Kobo reader and you can do that with the kindle too!)

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  8. I recently discovered the benefits of an e-reader. I've got a bad back (had surgery awhile ago at the ripe old age of 28) so I can't carry around a "real" book with me anymore. But I gotta say, despite the convenience and relative weight of the e-reader, I still buy a TON of real books! I guess old habits die hard....

    I've looked at this one and keep thinking "I should read that." Definitely on my reading list!

    Thanks for linking up!

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  9. I'm with you on e-books. I scoffed for years at the thought and secretly swore to avoid at all costs. It's so convenient though, and I love the instant gratification.

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