Originally Posted by JSWolf
It is not an issue. It's a good thing. better the hyphens then the wide gaps. As long as you can turn off hyphens for certain styles it's a good thing to have.
If it hyphenated well it would not be an issue but that is not the case. I just bought the nook touch after owning the nook classic and find the hyphenation extremely distracting, the breaks completely jarring my mind's flow. Some examples from the first few pages of a book:
I mean, "crea.....tures", "thou....sand"? That's just not right. At the least there should be an option to disable it. Fortunately Peter Sorotokin's adobe-hyphenate solution fixes it. Having to run every book through calibre is pretty ridiculous- but at least it's keeping me from returning the thing.