Originally Posted by barrist
Perhaps the price of books should have been in your original equation of deciding to purchase the nook?
You can also buy books from any online bookstore that uses ePub. (Kobo, Sony)
Yes, there are many online ebook sources out there besides B&N and Amazon. Naturally, the Big 5 Ripoff books will be similarly priced everywhere, but there is so much more content out there beyond the artificially manipulated New York "Best Seller" list.