Tag: Nook

Number Thirty: Abstaining From What?!

Two Fridays ago I woke up to my daily-deal e-mail from Amazon Kindle, and what do I see? An anthology edited by the inimitable Lawrence Block, entitled In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper, priced at $1.99. Being I’ve had my eye on the book since it came out … Continue reading Number Thirty: Abstaining From What?!

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Number Seven: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part Two

(Continued from "Number Five: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part One") In the 2000's, e-books were trying to gain a foothold in the market. I tried a couple of them -- most notably Stephen King's e-serial entitled The Plant -- but the experience left a lot to be desired. The titles I read … Continue reading Number Seven: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part Two

Number Five: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part One

I love books. A lot. As far back as I can remember, I've always had a book in my hand. Early on I was crazy for the Hardy Boys series. I'd go to our local library, enter, hook a left toward the children's area, and walk straight to the last aisle on the left. And … Continue reading Number Five: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part One