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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

To Kindle or Not to Kindle?

A while back I left a post asking for any opinions over the Kindle, Nook, Sony e-reader or any of the various ones that are out there.  I am very grateful to all the responses that I received and all of the information.  There were a lot of good points brought up that I had not even considered.  So after much thought I decided to ask Santa for a Nook this year - as I feel that I would be utilizing the library option quite often.


And then - this morning - I open my email and discover that I WON A KINDLE 3G FROM BITTEN BY BOOKS!!!!    I was bouncing off the ceiling and when I told my son what I had won - he said "Is it a toy?"  I told him it was a toy for mommy.  Of course, when I called "Santa" to tell him that I had won - in a very monotone voice he says - "That's just great. . . "  But called later to tell me that it really was pretty cool.

So, since I am pretty sure that the Nook was already purchased - given my husband's less than enthusiastic response - I guess I didn't need to make up my mind after all!     Maybe I can get my electronically motivated daughters to read now, too!

So thank you Bitten by Books!  If you are a fan of paranormal books you must check out this website - they are ALWAYS having great giveaways and have many many many author visits all the time! 

4 comments:

bermudaonion said...

Woo hoo! Congratulations to you!

Bcteagirl said...

Oh wow, congratulations!!! :)

Heather said...

That is awesome. I am so happy for you.

ibeeeg said...

That is absolutely fantastic!! Congrats!

I was thinking about getting a Kindle, but maybe a Nook would be better since I am trying to use the library more. This is such a hard decisions. Can you give me a few thoughts, or direct me to your post that spoke about ereaders. Thanks Kristi, and again...Congrats.

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