07 October 2010

BTT for 10/7

as we start to gear up for the holidays, Booking Through Thursday asks:

When you travel, how many books do you bring with you?
Has this changed since the arrival of ebooks?


It depends. When i went to NYC this summer i had 3 books and two magazines. However, i had 4 flights and an afternoon at an airport by myself so i think i took at least an extra book than i would have normally. I'm not a good flyer yet and having something to power through (mysteries, thrillers and fantasy seem to work best) helps a lot. I may return my tray table to it's upright position but i'm keeping my book on my lap while we land!

When i go to Louisiana, I usually have an audiobook or two (20 hours round trip drive!) as well as a regular book to read. I don't normally read a lot when i am home but i tend to have a few random hours here and there when everyone has things to do and i just relax with a book. Of course, my parents' house is full of books so if i finished my own i'd have plenty to choose from!

My only ebook reader is my cell phone. It has the kindle for android program and i've read a couple books on it. I have yet to load up something for a trip on it and i don't know that it is anything i'd feel comfortable reading for a longer time period on.

3 comments:

  1. I know what you mean about flying - I cannot be on an airplane without something to read.

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  2. I always pack way more books than I'll probably need, but I can't help myself. I'm terrified of running out.

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  3. MissMeliss- i hated the one flight i've taken at night. I was stuck in the middle seat and felt bad about disturbing people who were trying to sleep so didn't read at all.

    Avid Reader- me too!

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