I finally did it; I gave in and asked for a Kindle 3 for Christmas. (Looks like I wasn’t the only one: “Kindle 3 Is the Best Selling Product in Amazon History.”) Friends and family have had Kindles for quite some time and have all been pleased with them, but I was holding out for an eReader that met all of my requirements.
Did I find it in Kindle? No. But, after playing with several of these eReaders at my local Best Buy, I decided Kindle was the best fit for me. (The one thing Kindle lacks as far as my definition of the “perfect” eReader is the ability to read EPub format so that I can borrow and read books from our public library on it.)
My good friend and gadget guru, Heather Loy, had shared a blog devoted to free and low cost eBooks with me months ago. I had added it to my Google Reader and even downloaded some of the free books to read on my iPhone, iPod Touch, and Mac.
Since my Kindle arrived, I have discovered a couple of other worthy blogs devoted to free eBooks and thought I’d share them: