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How many books did you "buy" in December?

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Offline Phil Reading The Lost Empress by Steve Robinson
11 Jan 2012, 05:54 PM | Post: #21

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RE: How many books did you "buy" in December?

(11 Jan 2012 04:42 PM)Thomgal Wrote:  My burning question -- since I'm new to the world of ebooks -- is do people buy so many ebooks in bulk purely because they are cheaper? Easier to store/carry etc than physical books? And do they actually read them all? It seems nuts . . .

The prices on Amazon change all the time, so I just grab em when they are cheap or free. I do only grab the books which actually appeal to me though. I can then decide which book to read next from my growing library and yes some of them will never end up being read but then they didn't really cost me anything so what have I lost.
Offline sujay Reading The Glass Guardian by Linda Gillard
12 Jan 2012, 07:57 AM | Post: #22

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RE: How many books did you "buy" in December?

(11 Jan 2012 04:42 PM)Thomgal Wrote:  My burning question -- since I'm new to the world of ebooks -- is do people buy so many ebooks in bulk purely because they are cheaper? Easier to store/carry etc than physical books? And do they actually read them all? It seems nuts . . .

As others have said, I think the main reason people have loads of books on their Kindles is because of price. I have a lot of books that were either free or 99p, but they were on special offer, and have now gone to £10 for one in particular. I would never have paid this for the book, but for free who can resist. I only download books that I think I am going to enjoy and will get round to reading. In the good old days of pre-Kindle I used to go to the bookshop to buy a new book, and have thousands from every different genre to choose from, so what is the difference between that and the Kindle where I only have the books that I think I will read in front of me? Smile
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