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PostSubject: The joy of reading 'real' books   Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:56 pm

Yes, I love reading things on the kindle because at times it is very convenient... but there is nothing like "real" books to me. The feel of the book...

Remember to read some actual books from time to time :)



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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:57 pm

I would rather read a real book. Smile


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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Fri Oct 05, 2012 6:13 pm

I don't read anything but "real" books. Unless there comes a time when I have no other choice, I don't plan on reading any books other than the good old fashioned kind with paper pages. Smile


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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Sat Oct 06, 2012 3:09 am

How did I miss this thread???
Oh, the smell of books. It is as dear to me as the scent of sizzling bacon on a chilled winters morn.
I also like ham.


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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Sat Oct 06, 2012 7:17 am

Me too, love the smell, the feel of some of the books that have thicker pages, being able to flip back and forth without a button, ( Smile ) Kindle is good for free books, many classics , books for information, but I will never replace buying books.

Another good thing for Kindle is being able to take 5 books on a plane without the weight, but nothing can replace the feel of a real book, it's not just the words.
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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Sat Oct 06, 2012 5:18 pm

I have never read on a Kindle, and I don't plan to. Don't get me wrong,I love reading, but ''real'' books are good enough for me!
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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Sat Oct 06, 2012 6:40 pm

Joe wrote:
How did I miss this thread???
Oh, the smell of books. It is as dear to me as the scent of sizzling bacon on a chilled winters morn.
I also like ham.
Laughing

Anyway, yes, the smell of books! I do admit to loving the smell of an old used book store.


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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Sat Oct 06, 2012 9:08 pm

I've always enjoyed paperbacks over ebooks, but ebooks sure don't take up the space all my books do. I'm running out of room.


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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:53 pm

bethandmanly wrote:
I've always enjoyed paperbacks over ebooks, but ebooks sure don't take up the space all my books do. I'm running out of room.
I really don't have room for all of my books either. At least I don't upstairs. So when I am done reading one, I will store in a box down in the basement. I have a few boxes down there with books.

I can't get rid of my books. You see, someday, in my crazy mind, I will still have a library in my home that is like the one in "Beauty and the Beast" (well, at least like Professor Higgins' library in "My Fair Lady"). I have to keep those books to fill the shelves. Smile


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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:51 pm

And I prefer real books too, TBH.


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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:42 pm

my book case is full// Laughing


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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Tue Jun 24, 2014 5:51 am

i've only a few. :)
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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:30 pm

I definitley prefer real books! I have always loved to read and to me it's so exciting to have a new BOOK in my hands to open up. I have bookcases full of books. One of my favorite places to shop is at a bookstore
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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:49 am

ingallsfan2008 that sounds so cool. i am about to collecting books now. thank you. :)
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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:47 pm

A book I've been looking forward to reading (it's the second one in the series, I read the first earlier this year) was just released, but I guess it isn't a very popular book because right now it has only been released as an e-book. So I'm going to be borrowing a kindle so I can read it. I'd still prefer books in print, but this e-book is one I've been wanting to read
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PostSubject: Re: The joy of reading 'real' books   Thu Nov 06, 2014 1:39 pm

my reading is going slow by the moment but perhaps you could get some reading before bed? i love old books too. :) always have and always will.
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