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Old 02-20-2010, 07:21 AM   #1
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Hi all

Hello,

I am in the UK, not far from Stratford upon Avon.

I dont own an Ereader yet, the choice is too much and getting bigger every day

Hopefully this forum will help me make a decision.
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Old 02-20-2010, 07:32 AM   #2
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Hi steveg, welcome to MR from a member pretty close to you I guess!

It might be a good idea to start with the Wiki E-Book reader matrix - here. I personally have a Sony 505 which I love, but the options have certainly changed and expanded since I bought that.

Also, the best advice I can give is to try to get your hands on the ones which you think you may like. Nothing beats a hands-on experience and, if I've learnt one thing from this forum, personal preference is very important.
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Old 02-20-2010, 09:49 AM   #4
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Old 02-20-2010, 12:22 PM   #6
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Old 02-20-2010, 06:33 PM   #7
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hi Steve, there's a lot of information here. I'm working with Ghostwriter Publications to get each other's ebooks across the pond.

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Old 02-21-2010, 04:24 AM   #10
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Good to have your company, Steve. Good luck with finding the right reader. Neil
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Old 02-26-2010, 01:37 AM   #11
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Many thanx for the warm welcome

I think I have narrowed my choice down to a BeBook mini, I don`t want wifi or any sort of connectivity and I want the widest choice of formats at the lowest price

Now all I have to do is justify the cost to my accountant (wife )

Then I can get rid of some of the 1000 or so paperbacks cluttering up the house, although I doubt if I could throw away a book even if I have replaced it with a digital format.......

Cheers

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Old 02-26-2010, 05:30 AM   #12
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***I doubt if I could throw away a book even if I have replaced it with a digital format***

You might surprise yourself, Steve. I was always a hoarder myself. Hated to see anything go. The house looked like a particularly untidy and overstocked used bookshop. Within six months of getting my reader, I cheerfully cleared out about 500 treebooks. And what's left will go whenever I can replace them with ebooks. Cheers. Neil
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