Books, E-books, E-readers, future of books, Future of Reading, Rachel Gardner

Storytelling and saving the Grandkids

(Mute the Jukebox below)A post by Rachelle Gardner came through my blog box this morning. It was so cute I couldn't resist talking about it some more. Rachelle asked "Do we miss the days when a book was just a book?" The responses came fast and furious this morning. The comments could be divided among the 'real'… Continue reading Storytelling and saving the Grandkids

Amazon Prime, Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet, E-book sales, E-books, E-readers, Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire and the Nook Tablet

Oh no, I just pre-ordered a Kindle Fire and now rumors say B&N will debut a new Nook tablet in just a few weeks . I skipped the regular Kindle in lieu of continuing to read "the good old-fashioned way," until I tried Kindle on my phone. I'm not hooked, but it's a great way to have… Continue reading Kindle Fire and the Nook Tablet

E-readers, future of books, Meg Leder, Publishing

The Future of Print Books, Something to Think About

This is a repost I thought you might enjoy. It generated a conversation between my kids (young adults) and the future of printed books. Would e-books take over books in print? Both of them said no, not even in ten or twenty years. There would still be book lovers who wanted the feel of paper… Continue reading The Future of Print Books, Something to Think About