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Reading has become more social

Remember when you would borrow a book you saw laying around in the house of your friend/aunt/cousin? Reading in those days was simply a matter of seeing something you thought you might like and borrowing or buying it where it stood.

I remember my first Stephen King buy: It. (I think I may have talked about it before). I had never heard of him before that day, and I came across his book by walking into a hotel gift store. This is what the cover looked like for me:

Scary, no? To be honest, I can’t be sure

What do you miss about printed books?

I came across an article the other day that made the bold statement that eReaders make reading people harder.

The title caught me eye because I couldn’t fathom at that moment what they meant by “reading people harder”.

The sub-title of the article explained it all:

“If you need another reason to worry about the death of print, think of the access to strangers’ souls we’ll lose when e-readers take over”

And it hit me that the writer was, oh, so right.

eReader features I love

Yes, an eReader allows me to walk around with my entire

Want to Get Organized On the Web?

Ever find a really great website and then “loose it”? Did you want to share it with your friends and just never got around to it? Well there is a new service on the web to help you stay organized, find everything back again, and even tell your friends!

Rather than try to explain it all here, just watch their video and see for yourself…

Watch Pearl Tree video here.