Within My Collection of Books Is A NOOK — an eReader!

I am a book collector; I collect all kinds of books—from cookbooks to a wide variety of genres, in hard cover and paperback. And adding to my extensive collection of “paper” books is my new electronic reader, an e-Book, a NOOK. I am now the proud owner of a Color Nook! But then why do I feel like a traitor to my first loves?...more
 @HomeRearedChef thanks!  it's nice to have some "me" time to catch up!more

Tablets and eReaders sassy classy cases!

There is a new trend around and it is for one of the newest most important item in people's lives. Beside the smart phones and iPod cases, you know what I am talking about. Bright blingy cases or those chubby Otterbox cases. Pertect the phone and have it look great while doing it.Well now it is all about the tablets. Everyone is getting them(except me who is waiting patiently for the new asus to come out so this girl can get her transformer, or at least the Fire for Pete's sake!)...more

How to Read an ebook without a Kindle or a Nook

Is there an ebook you'd like to read ... but you're still not sold on the idea of a Kindle or a Nook? You don't have to go out and buy a new electronic reader if you have an iPad, or some other electronic device on which you can read.Both Amazon and Barnes & Noble offer free apps that allow you to download and read ebooks on a variety of devices you may already own. Also, many books offer free sample chapters so you can get a taste of what you're in for before making a purchase. It's all so easy!...more

5 Tips for Your E-Reader

The tips below apply to either your Nook or your Kindle.  I don't know too much about the Sony or Kobo e-readers.  And if you follow my blog, you know my husband is already looking for a rehab for gadget junkies.  If I added a third or fourth e-reader to my inventory, I think it might send him over the edge!!Tip 1:  Get a case!!  It will protect your screen when you toss it in your purse as you head out the door.  And just in general, to save it from having anything spilled, etc. on it....more

2 New Book Reviews ...

Just posted 2 new book reviews at my weblog The Librarian's Review of Books, located at http://librariansreviewofbooks.blogspot.comRead my reviews of Jason Griffey's Gadgets and Gizmos and Bette James Laughrun's and Kathie Nelson's I Want What She's Got...more

What Will eBooks, Readers and Nooks Mean to Book Publishing?

Armed with the Barnes & Noble e-reader nook I gave to my 87-year-old father for his birthday, I went to my favorite Barnes & Noble store on Sunday morning. Not so long ago, I was a regular at this store. It was almost guaranteed that I never left without some kind of purchase. ...more

I'm stubborn.  I love my books.  That being said,  I see an eReader in my ...more

Dead Tree Books VS EReaders

I keep seeing these blogs and such saying we should stop reading "dead tree books" and all buy ereaders, claiming that they're better for the environment and all that. Let me give you two reasons, people, that will not and cannot happen. #1: Migraine sufferers. ...more

I love me some dead-tree books!