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View Poll Results: How many ebooks do you have atm?
<10 18 12.24%
10 - 20 19 12.93%
20 - 40 13 8.84%
>40 97 65.99%
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:37 PM   #16
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I delete books from my device as soon as I am done with them. Sometimes, it's like saying good bye to a dear friend.
Boy isn't that the truth!!
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:52 PM   #17
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:54 PM   #18
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I have almost 7,000 Amazon ebooks, but only about 30 are on my Kindle Keyboard. Most of those are reference books, not fiction. I also have some "active content" (games, etc.) on the device.
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:04 PM   #19
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KK3 1400+ On Fire HD 1200+ I only Delete the ones I dont like enough to re-read those are mostly freebies. 99% are Keepers!
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:22 AM   #20
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:40 AM   #21
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:53 AM   #22
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I'm a little ashamed to admit I only have 10 right now I usually only keep the ones I'm currently reading/planning to read in the immediate future then delete them after reading (unless I really, really like the book). All ebooks are saved on my laptop hard drive though.
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:17 AM   #23
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:45 AM   #24
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Old 01-14-2013, 10:43 AM   #25
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Yeah, I know I know. But I'm one of those guys who likes to carry my entire library wherever I go, despite the speed hit.....
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Old 01-14-2013, 10:49 AM   #26
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I have 118 ebooks so far. It's almost all of the ebooks I own. I had a bit of trouble stripping the drm off a couple epubs years ago so I wasn't able to convert them to mobi. I have to keep all my books with me, I just can't imagine not being able to read them at any given time. I have issues.
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:05 AM   #27
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I have over 700 in my Calibre library, but only about 250 on my Kindle, representing books to be read. I remove them from Kindle once I've finished. I keep a copy of my Calibre folder on Dropbox so I always have my own cloud source available wherever I can get wifi.
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:37 PM   #28
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:59 PM   #29
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KK3 1400+ On Fire HD 1200+ I only Delete the ones I dont like enough to re-read those are mostly freebies. 99% are Keepers!
Katie: How do you keep all those books organized on the Fire, doesn't that many make navigating tedious??
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Old 01-14-2013, 04:38 PM   #30
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I usually only keep the ones I'm currently reading/planning to read in the immediate future then delete them after reading (unless I really, really like the book).
This is going off your post, but it's a general question for everyone who does read / delete. Do you also delete from your Kindle library if a) the book was free and b) you know you'll never want to read it again?

I like to keep my libraries small. I delete personal documents right after they've been successfully delivered to my Kindle (unless I'm planning on accessing it on another device). When I download and read a free Kindle book, and know I won't ever want to read it again, I delete it both from my Kindle and my account [same with my beginning free video library on my Fire]. I'm wondering if I'm alone in the read / delete?
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