We got our first Kindle in the spring of 2011. I wanted it for e-books and pdf's. I quickly learned that you can't read a pdf. I think that took the wind out of my sail as far as e-books were concerned too. Besides, the e-books I was reading (or attempting to) were all freebies.
Rosemary got her first romance e-book a month or so later and the Kindle's been hers ever since. She does not have an attachment to books like I do. Since the mid 70's she's been buying a stack of paperbacks, reading them and then selling them back or trading them in for more books. So for her, the Kindle is a good fit.
The Kindle's case and attached light recently broke. So we bought Ro a new and improved Kindle and I took over the old one. I don't use the light. The first book I purchased was It Will be Exhilerating. Why? Because it wasn't available as a book.
Here was my take on reading e-books in 2006. It really hasn't changed but I'm about to try again. Why? Because I still get free books and for the same reason I bought It Will be Exhilerating.
So I cracked the Kindle and began to read this morning. Awkward. As you must breathe, I must highlight. You can highlight, as well as make digital notes, but it takes an excessive amount of manipulations and clicks.
Here was my second immediate problem. This book is too good and relevant to shelf the Kindle.
So I will continue to highlight and make notes. I'm also going to make physical notes in a notebook.
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