I read a lot. I do the majority of my reading on Kindle. Yes, I miss the feel of real books and all the reasons many readers don’t make the change from paperback to Kindle. I was won over by the ease of reading from a lighted surface, the ability to highlight passages as I go and easily find it again with a quick search, and the lower prices of Kindle books versus paperback. For me there is no going back.
The negative side is that there is a higher rate of typos and formatting problems in Kindle books. Somethings happen in translation from Word to Mobi automatically. Numbers and symbols can get replaced or vanish. Paragraph indents go haywire. Bullet points turn into unorganized clumps of words. Spaces appear between paragraphs like giant gaping holes and countless other little details. [Continue reading]