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The Kindle vs the book

December 30, 2012

The Kindle versus the book is a discussion that comes up often. If you are considering upgrading from paper to technology here are the advantages to both the kindle or e-reader and the good old-fashioned book.

Reasons to upgrade to an e-reader Reasons to stick to the book
The kindle is smaller and lighter than most books. There aren’t as many mistakes in a book than there are on the kindle.
All your books are in one place, you can take more clothes when travelling! You get the whole book, front and back covers included.
The books are often cheaper on the kindle. To choose a book, you can still go to a book shop and browse.
Amazon offer the first chapter free so you can get a feel of the book before buying it. Books are and will remain traditional, with their smell, look and feel.
Some e-readers allow you to change the front – so no reading glasses needed!

So, in the end it comes down to personal preference. There are options other than the kindle, so shop around and see what you find best.

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