Nook vs. Kindle

Old 07-09-2011, 03:01 PM
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I need all the advice I can get. In the market for 1 and leaning toward the kindle, but am very, very confused.
Any advice, or your favorite choice?

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Old 07-09-2011, 03:08 PM
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has the kindle gone color yet? if not, the advantage of the nook is that you can get color magazines.
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My DH and I have nooks and love them but I've never tried a kindle so can't help with comparison.
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I'm facing the same decision. Interested to see what people have to say
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I love, love, love my Kindle! Just finished getting 25 free books on it.

I have been using this Kindle for just over 2 years now and would buy another IMMEDIATELY if it died. *antijinx* That is how much I love it.

And no more large quantities of DUSTY books making me sneeze :-)
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Kindle not in color
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Old 07-09-2011, 03:13 PM
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I have a Kindle. I got it because I'd already started a kindle acct. for my laptop. I got the smaller one (it'll fit in my purse). The books I had on my computer automatically transferred to my kindle. After I got mine, I saw there were cases that had a built in book light. My little case doesn't. At night while dh is watching tv, I use a clip-on book light. Mine will hold a charge for about 3 days, and I read a lot. I've never used or looked at a nook, but my friend loves hers.
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Originally Posted by bj
I have a Kindle. I got it because I'd already started a kindle acct. for my laptop. I got the smaller one (it'll fit in my purse). The books I had on my computer automatically transferred to my kindle. After I got mine, I saw there were cases that had a built in book light. My little case doesn't. At night while dh is watching tv, I use a clip-on book light. Mine will hold a charge for about 3 days, and I read a lot. I've never used or looked at a nook, but my friend loves hers.
Only 3 days??? I read a lot and I charge about every 3 weeks. Maybe it's something about the new ones?
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Originally Posted by ssgramma
I love, love, love my Kindle! Just finished getting 25 free books on it.

I have been using this Kindle for just over 2 years now and would buy another IMMEDIATELY if it died. *antijinx* That is how much I love it.

And no more large quantities of DUSTY books making me sneeze :-)
Do you know if it's possible to remove books from the archived list. I have some that I'll never be interested in reading again. And I hate that they're taking up space :-D :-D I'm not sure how many books it'll hold.
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Check with your local library about e-book lending options. As of now, Kindle is not compatible with most library systems but is supposed to be by the end of the year. Many libraries are offering a service to let you digitally check out books to your e-reader. The type your library is compatible with might make a difference in your choice.
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