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Sep 8th, 2016, 11:03 AM  
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Hardback books or Kindle?

I'm not a reader but I find winding down a nightmare in the evenings and have heard this can help so for any readers out there do you find reading more enjoyable with the actual book in your hand or a kindle?

Do you prefer paperback or digital reading ... and why?

Sep 8th, 2016, 11:28 AM  
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I've always preferred holding a book in my hands. It's the smell and the texture. I'm also one of those who constantly shifts positions while reading, which in itself is quite fun
Sep 8th, 2016, 11:44 AM  
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Yes I could imagine shifting position actually and having to scroll on the screen being quite annoying
Sep 8th, 2016, 16:47 PM  
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I'm a huge fan of both.

I love actual books, but when I sit and read for long periods of time, I get fed up of holding the book open (I tend to read big books... Game of Thrones and the such so they're usually heavy!) and plus I tend to drop them on my face when I'm lying down

My Kindle on the other hand can be held in one hand, I've got 150+ books to hand so I can read whatever I fancy, and it fits perfectly in my handbag!
I use it everyday at work and read on my lunch break. It's ideal because to turn the page you just have to press a slim button on the side of the kindle and voila! You're on the next page No scrolling involved like you would on a iPad or iPhone (or similar tablet/phone!)
Plus it's ideal for me as I'm also a fidgeter, so I can move all I like and still keep my Kindle in one hand
Sep 8th, 2016, 19:27 PM  
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I have never actually used a kindle but I do love holding a book in my hands and turning the pages
Sep 8th, 2016, 20:08 PM  
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I do both! I find it easier to read ebooks in bed without waking my hubby as I don't need to turn on a light! I am an irratic sleeper and reading helps, even if it's just to pass the time!!
Sep 16th, 2016, 08:44 AM  
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I like both. My kindle is very old but still perfect and you can get a lot of books for free or really cheap. I love reading and never thought I'd like a kindle, but hubby bought it me for Xmas many years ago and I actually love it. It's very handy for holidays.
But I do love the smell and feel of a book. Though I can't manage to hold a hardback as it hurts my hands. I get through so many books and share them with my mum and sister as we all like the same genre; murder and crime thrillers.
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