Originally Posted by Thrugg
...This only ever happens to me with text files that I've converted. The only way around it that I know of is to either get a HTML version of the same book, or convert your text file into HTML with sufficient paragraph's for it to handle. There may be some options in rbmake to avoid this with text files, but I'm not familiar with them if there are.
Using rbmake, I only convert .html to .rb. Maybe that is why I have never experienced this "slow page turn" issue.
For my "text to html" needs, I have used, with great success (from the command line too): Text2Html (Freeware Text to HTML converter)