E-books vs. Real books

Sep 09

I try buy mostly all real, physical books. I do get some e-books but not many. I have been keeping an eye on the court case against Apple and a handful of others who tried to do price-fixing with e-books. They primarily wanted to ensure Amazon did not take over the industry and monopolize. They lost and Amazon now can price their e-books as they like. You can read...

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How to share Nook Books within the same house

Feb 02

If you all share the same B&N account you just download as you normally would into all the Nooks. If you have more than one Nook in the same household AND you have separate Barnes and Noble accounts, you can still share Nook books for free. Here is how… Copy your B&N e-books from each of your Nooks to your computer into folders (make a new folder for...

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Make your own e-reader sleeve

Oct 26

There are so very many e-reader covers and sleeves to choose from. There are hard bound leather ones with beautiful quotes. There are handmade knitted ones. There are paper crafted homemade ones. And just when you thought your available options couldn’t possibly grow… I found a sewing pattern by Birdiful Stitches on Etsy…so we can make our very own...

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Free e-books from Barnes and Noble

Jul 19

There are new free e-books from Barnes and Noble this week. You can check them out here. There are about 100 free e-books offered at Barnes and Noble dot com at any given time. This is good. Can’t beat free! =) They also have over 50,000 e-books for under $5 (click here)! Inexpensive, easy-to-get reads. I am not afraid of spending money on my reading materials...

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Money doesn’t grow on trees…but do books?

Jul 13

I wonder if we could use a form of soft-capitalism to pull or push the printed book back to the forefront, ahead of the e-readers and movies and iPods and games and reality TV. I wonder if we wished upon a star or as we throw our coin in the fountain…if we could preserve the beauty, the pulpy-scented goodness, or the comforting sound of spines creaking open...

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Check out books at the library on your Nook

Jun 22

You can check out e-books from your local library on your Nook. Here is an easy how-to guide to read e-books free on your Nook. How to get e-books on your Nook (that you check out from the library): 1. Download the Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) software. 2. Sign up for an Adobe account (Use the same email address you use for your Nook to ensure authentification...

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