Thursday, February 17, 2011

I finally cracked.

Anyone who's read this blog knows that I have an addiction to books. I want to read absolutely everything in an obsessive kind of way. In the past I've debated whether my combined love of reading and gadgets was enough to justify getting a Kindle. I never really came to a decision until recently. A coworker of mine got a Kindle for Christmas. I played around with hers a bit and then my mother got one too. She LOVES hers so when my birthday came around she asked if I'd like one. I told her of course I would. I think it was something that I wouldn't buy for myself, but would use if it was given to me.

The timing couldn't have been better since I was getting ready to have my surgery and would have time to read. I had to finish the hard copy of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo that I was currently reading and then last night I went onto Amazon and started looking for books to download. I got the sequel to Dragon Tattoo and The Hunger Games (two books I've been meaning to get.)

When Jack was new I barely had time to shower much less read. When I went back to work I had even less time. Lately though, he's developed his own little routine of going to bed every night between 7:30 and 8:30. This leaves me evenings open to relax, spend some time with Spiderman, and READ again.

I have a feeling I'm going to love my Kindle. It's pretty easy to use, it downloads quickly, and omygoshtheyhavefreeand99centbooks! So if you'll excuse me, I have some reading to do...


MelADramatic Mommy said...

I had a Kindle in my shopping cart through Ovewhelming Offers. It was $92. I'm kicking myself for letting it go. Enjoy!

Becky Durham said...

I have a Kindle App on my iphone and I use it all the time--especially at the gym. I'm considering using birthday money to buy a Kindle (but that's not until May).


Shannon said...

You'll love it! I really enjoy mine. While I do still love actual books, the Kindle is so much easier to take with you.

And YES! to free books!