What Format Should You Buy?

What Format Should You Buy?

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So you need a book. We’ve all been there. Hardcovers are so pretty, but digital books are so convenient. And the smell of an old paperback? This quiz will give you the answers you need. Bookstr is community supported. If you enjoy Bookstr’s articles, quizzes, graphics and videos, please join our Patreon to support our writers and creators or donate to our Paypal and help Bookstr to keep supporting the book loving community. Become a Patron!   Featured image via Bhunaneswar Buzz  

5 Kindle Books You’ll Love—Without Breaking the Bank

5 Kindle Books You’ll Love—Without Breaking the Bank

Like any book lover, you have probably, at some point, struggled to carry books around with you—whether that be in your backpack, your purse, or your suitcase. Sometimes, it just makes sense to go digital. Whether you religiously read e-books, or have attempted to squeeze those eight books you just can’t choose between into your luggage, vowing never to abandon your print copies—you’ll love these Kindle deals. They’re not only accessible, but cheap, leaving you the funds to buy even more books you (probably don’t) need. Chase the Dark by Annette Marie Via goodreads Listed on Amazon for $0.99, this …

Long Live Paper Books

Long Live Paper Books

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Toddlers May Connect with Physical Books More Than Tablets

Toddlers May Connect with Physical Books More Than Tablets

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E-books are one of the biggest changes to ever come to the publishing industry. They’ve revolutionized reading, whether you’re doing it on your commute to work or reading a good night story to your kids before bed. However, a recent study suggests parents should opt for physical books when reading to their kids at night.   image via jama pediatrics   A new study published in JAMA pediatrics found that toddlers seem to be more focused and engaged when their parents read to them from physical books instead of e-books.     Whoa whoa whoa, before you go and throw …

Growing Number of U.S. Adults Just Don’t Read Books

Growing Number of U.S. Adults Just Don’t Read Books

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More than a quarter (27%) of U.S. adults say they haven’t read a book in the last year. No print books, no e-books, not even an audiobook – nothing! I know, I know, book lovers might be kind of shocked to learn how many Americans simply don’t enjoy reading all that much.     In a survey of 1,502 American adults, the Pew Research Center found there is a growing section of the population that doesn’t read at all. This statistic is up from 19% in 2011 when Pew began collecting data. In a graphic published by the Pew Research Center, …