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Paperbook vs. Ebook
I'm not tech savy, so I prefer paperbooks to ebooks
Paperbooks
You don't have to adjust their brightness, worry about reflections, or buy a new model that magically allows you to read without the bother of relfections. Paperbooks are simply more comfortable to read. As long as you have light, you can read a paperbook. The only time I have found myself without light and unable to read a book is during a car ride at night. How fast can you go from cover to cover with a paperbook? Well how fast can you turn a book over? It's that easy. No scrolling pages or clicking tabs. Your eyes move along the page and when they reach the end you can simply slide your thumb one eighth of an inch over and let the tension of the binding turn the page for you. They're that easy to flip through. When your a student in college you do almost anything to save money, so that you can spend more money, an oxymoron no? We thrive on Raman, carpool with our friends, and where do we buy our school books? Either a resell website or store. We don't care about the condition, we care about who's selling it for the lowest price, and after the semester is over there are places that want to buy it from you. It's like getting a slightly smaller tax return.
Ebooks
Ebooks are the now of the American way: fast and convenient. You can sit in the quiet of you home, no people, no lines, just click, download and read. Once the book has been purchased you can even read it on any other device on that same account. My personal favorite convenient feature is preordering. Choose the book you want to buy, choose which device you want it to download onto, and come midnight the book will automatically download at the midnight release date. Bookmarking is essential to reading. I could of just put the book down for a few minutes and forgot where I was at because I was too into the reading itself. But with ebook you can close the book and when you return to the book it'll automatically open up to that same spot. If it doesn't you could just click or tap the bookmark icon and boom. You don't have to buy a bookmark separately or place it in the book and hope it doesn't fall out during travels its digital. I also dont know everything, there I admit to it, so, everynow and then I see a word I don't know. What do I do? I'm certainly not going to pick up my hardcover Merriam-Webster 100th anniversary limited golden special edition (totally made that up) and look up the definition. “Ain't nobody got time fo dat!” But with ebooks you have instant look up, some times the book already knows that you don't know and has the definiton ready for you.

In conclusion to paperbooks vs. ebooks. I still prefer paperbooks. Something about going to the store picking up that book, buying it, and taking it home, holding it, and adding it to my bookshelf appealls more to me than the convenience of an ebook

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