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  • Tijuana Taxi
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    I have a Nook, good value for 29 quid and loads of free compatible e books although Barnes and Noble are a bit dearer than Amazon

    carlosg
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    Mrscarlos has a Nook Glowlight and as mentioned above Barnes and Noble are dearer for books, ,bought our 8 year old son a Kobo mini to replace the small mountain of books that was threatening to take over his bedroom and its a good piece of kit simple to use with loads of free and cheap books on the WH Smiths and Kobo sites.

    Tubs Racing
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    Mrs TR has got on well with a Kindle for the last 18 months and she’s just upgraded to a Kindle Paperwhite so she can read at night when we go camping (sounds like an excuse to me so that she could have a shiny new toy – but at least I get the cast off old one). Only 2 days in but she thinks its brilliant in the light or dark.

    blurty
    Member

    Ia had a look at various Kobo & Kindle readers today.

    The Kindle seemed much better to me, given it’s twice the price perhaps it should be.

    Has anyone got any experience of the Nook?

    Premier Icon coolhandluke
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    Kindle paper white here after a similar question on here 6 months ago.

    No regrets. I like it,

    mogrim
    Member

    Nook HD is about to be discontinued, maybe worth hanging on a while if you were thinking of that version?

    Otherwise I’ve got a Kindle and it’s great, bought one for my wife and she loves it too. No experience of other readers.

    Kindle 3g, do it

    stevego
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    We have 2 kindle paperwhite in the house, just having converted to ebooks. I bought the first to have a play with 6 months ago, still haven’t finished a book on it as MrsSG refuses to put it down. Had to buy a second for my daughter for her birthday as she kept taking the first one to read her books. They are great pieces of kit, easy to read, light. I was initially concerned that the screen size seemed a little small compared to a paperback, but that isn’t an issue. Might need to buy a third so I can read it.

    Premier Icon Rusty Spanner
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    Had the Kindle Paperwhite since Christmas.

    Definitely my favourite bit of recent tech, all the better for being simple.
    Much less eye strain than a laptop or tablet, battery lasts for ages and I rarely buy books anymore – there’s so much free stuff out there it’s crazy.

    As above, highly recommended.

    I was initially concerned that the screen size seemed a little small compared to a paperback, but that isn’t an issue.

    Me too. I like the fact that you can change the font size – great when I forget my reading specs.

    Premier Icon turboferret
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    I bought my first Kindle towards the end of last year, a Kindle Paperwhite, and really like it. Shove it in the back pocket to read while in the canteen at lunch, very handy and a very crisp screen to read from.

    No experience with any other e-readers, but no complaints about the Paperwhite. I do wish I had spent a few more $ on the 3G version though.

    Cheers, Rich

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