My wife got me a Kindle for Christmas (the small one) and I love it. I was a bit skeptical the first time I saw one around a campfire but everyone that had one spoke so highly of it that I decided I'd like to have one.
The reading experience is better than I thought it would be. After reading five books on it since Christmas I think I may like it better than reading an actual book. It looks like the only physical books that I'll be buying are the ones I really want to markup, create a personalized topical index for, and highlight. For novels and general reading the kindle is great. I vascilated between the small kindle and the DX but decided to go small because it would be easier to handle when reading in bed etc.
I'm enjoying reading current books for a reasonable price and not having to wait for the paperback to come out. I also like being able to download a book, instantly, if while I hear it discussed on a talk radio program.
I am a big time blog reader and you can subscribe to blogs and have them delivered outmatically to the kindle while you travel.
I love it! FWIW I'm not into all purpose devices. I like discrete devices that do one thing extremely well.
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