Wonderful Wednesday – Whispersync

Anyone who discusses ebooks with me for three seconds will learn that I’m an amazon fangirl. I love the site layout, the selection, the prices, and the Kindle itself. I own a Kindle Keyboard (4th edition) and a Kindle Fire (1st edition), and I’ve eyed the new Kindle Fire and just haven’t convinced myself to spend the money yet.

But for today’s Wonderful Wednesday, I specifically want to touch on a new-ish feature that I adore: Whispersync.

I’m fond of audio books for long car trips and the daily commute, but I also listen at work and at the gym. One of my favorite things about my Kindle Keyboard is the ability turn on Text-to-Speech and have it read books to me. Given the price of the average audio book and the fact that many books I enjoy are not available, I’ve used it quite a lot. It also … Continue reading

Wonderful Wednesday!

It’s hump day! Over halfway through the work week, and what better way to celebrate than to talk about the various kick ass things that can be found in my little online world? For my inaugural Wonderful Wednesday post, I’d like to praise two of my favorite book-related things: amazon.com wish lists and ereaderiq.com price tracking, which go hand in hand to accomplish the one thing that truly makes it worth praising…

It lets me get more books for less money.

What reader wouldn’t love that?!

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Wish Lists

Amazon’s wish list function is pretty stinkin’ awesome in general. I never used it in the early days, because I always thought of it as something only useful for giving other people a list of things I wanted for Christmas and birthdays. Then, about two years ago, I realized that these wish … Continue reading