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Online KathyWren

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Re: Do you still buy paper books? Used bookstores are making a comeback...
« Reply #125 on: July 31, 2017, 08:08:06 PM »
Count me in as another lover of print books. I read e-books because they're affordable in bulk, but print books are my best friends. When I run into them around the house, I only have to see the cover to remember the plot and what it made me feel when I read it. I don't seem to make the same connection with e-book covers, possibly because I only see it once rather than every time I pick it up. 

...now I feel guilty for doing so much electronic reading lately.  I'm going to go make sure my books know that I still love them.  :)

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Re: Do you still buy paper books? Used bookstores are making a comeback...
« Reply #126 on: August 01, 2017, 12:58:21 PM »
...now I feel guilty for doing so much electronic reading lately.  I'm going to go make sure my books know that I still love them.  :)

That's exactly how I sometimes feel :)

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Re: Do you still buy paper books? Used bookstores are making a comeback...
« Reply #127 on: August 02, 2017, 03:52:39 PM »
I don't think I could ever bring myself to completely give up books in their physical form. If I want to relax at home with a good book, that's when I truly rely on paperbacks. I tend to save my kindle for travelling and holidays, so in that sense it's a total lifesaver. I mean what would a holiday be without a few good books? :)


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Re: Do you still buy paper books? Used bookstores are making a comeback...
« Reply #128 on: August 07, 2017, 02:09:19 PM »
I  still prefer print books. I know they take up a lot  of room, but there's something comforting  about having book shelves around the house.
We're in the process of downsizing, so we've had to throw some out and it's been such a wrench.  I have to add that they all went to the charity shop. I'd never throw a book away.
And it was only a couple of bags in the end  because I  couldn't quite bring myself to get rid of them. You see, I might read them again. You never know.  ;)


 
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