|01-14-2010, 09:46 AM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Southeastern North Carolina
Device: Sony Daily Edition
My name is Carol and I just joined Mobileread today.
For Christmas my husband gave me the Sony Daily Edition. I love it.
I am a librarian in southerastern North Carolina. I swore that I would NEVER use a reader because there is nothing like holding a book in your hands. Then one day I saw a Sony reader in a store and told him I think I could use one of these. Well he took my at my word. I got it the day after Christmas and started using it immediately and have decided that I'll probably never buy a "real" book again.
|01-14-2010, 10:15 AM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Device: pocketbook 360, kindle 4
Yay, another convert!
Welcome to Mobileread, Caroline, and to the beautiful* world of ebooks!
*okay, lots of things that could get better, like the drm thing, but still
|01-14-2010, 10:41 AM||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: north carolina, usa
Device: Kindle K1, K3 wifi
Hi Carol, welcome to MR!
It's nice to have another North Carolinian here--there are several of us around. I agree with you--I much prefer reading from my Kindle than from a "real" book!
By the way, your husband must be a great guy!
|01-14-2010, 05:09 PM||#4|
It's about the umbrella
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: Sony 505| K Fire | KK 3G+Wi-Fi | iPhone 3Gs |Vista 32-bit Hm Prem w/FF
Welcome to MR, CarolDNC
Enjoy exploring the forums and ask if you would like to know something.
Make sure you check out all the free ebooks on MR that have been carefully hand-crafted by some very dedicated MR members.
|01-14-2010, 05:21 PM||#5|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Ft Lauderdale
As a librarian, maybe you can become an advocate for more lending libraries being part of the Overdrive system, which allows library member to "check out" ebooks. I use it in my city for both ebooks and audio books.
|01-14-2010, 05:47 PM||#6|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Northern Virginia, USA
Device: Sony PRS-505, iPhone 5, Sony T1, iPad 3
Hi CarolDNC and welcome to MobileRead. Since I've had my Sony 505 (Jan 08), I've only read one pBook but have read TONS of eBooks
|01-14-2010, 06:12 PM||#8|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Device: PRS-505; PRS-350, PRS-T1, iPad mini, HP Touchpad, Aura HD
Welcome to MR, I'm glad you're enjoying your new reader. When I first got mine my husband said "you'll get tired of it soon." Boy, was he ever wrong, best purchase I've ever made.
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