Yes, I love the look of book-lined shelves. There's something about the feel of paper between my fingers. I enjoy the scent of a brand new hardcover. That will never change. I'll always own dozens of "real" books and will still buy them from my local Christian bookstore, to support Christian retailers and my fellow authors.
But I sure do love my Kindle!
One of the biggest reasons I love it so much is because about half of the titles I've downloaded (or is it "uploaded"?) were free. I adore a bargain, especially when it comes to books! Many of the titles I've gotten for free normally sell for around $10. I'm not against spending ten bucks on a good book, but when I can get it for free? No-brainer.
Last week, my friend (and fellow Hartline agented and soon-to-be-published Oak Tara author), Suzanne Hartmann, started "Freebie Friday" on her blog. Suzanne listed a bunch of free Kindle titles currently offered on Amazon.com. I personally took advantage of books by Janice Thompson, Jody Hedlund, and Stormie O'Martian. Here's the link if you'd like to check it out: http://suzanne-hartmann2.blogspot.com/2011/09/freebie-friday.html. I'm not sure if they are all still available, but most likely you'll find a few. I believe Suzanne is planning on posting another list tomorrow, so be sure to bookmark Write This Way. She's providing a great resource.
In the meantime, you can visit the Amazon Kindle Store and search for free ebooks yourself. Simply bring up the category by price, lowest to highest. All the freebies will show up at the top.
So for those of you who have a Kindle, what freebies have you taken advantage of lately?