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My e-reading stats for 2011

I bought a Kindle in 2009 and since then I’ve been keeping track of my reading statistics on Goodreads. My previous year’s stats are in brackets, though the 2009 post is a little difficult to decipher since I wasn’t interested … Continue reading

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My Reading Stats for 2010

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged about anything. I’ve written a whole bunch of blog posts in my head, but unfortunately, none of them actually made it to the computer, which means I don’t remember a one of them. … Continue reading

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Biased Review of a Fabulous Essay: From Words to Brain by Livia Blackburne

From Words to Brain by Livia Blackburne What happens when you read? How does your brain derive meaning from words on a page? My writing buddy¬†Livia,¬†attempts to answer these questions by explaining some of the latest in neuroscience research in … Continue reading

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Cute animal photo: Red Panda (oh, and a list of Red Panda books)

I recently went to the Central Park Zoo (which isn’t nearly as impressive as the Bronx Zoo, but still pretty nice) and was thrilled to see a red panda up close! I was one of many tourists shoving my way … Continue reading

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Kindle 2 — My Reading Stats One Year Out

I’ve had my Kindle 2 for more than a year now (purchased Feb 2009). So the big question is–how much have I actually used it? Here are my stats (made easier by Goodreads–I might have to add a new bookshelf … Continue reading

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B&N’s Nook

I haven’t blogged about this yet because for some reason I though Barnes and Noble’s e-reader had already been announced (probably due to all the speculation online about it). Anyway, from the website, B&N’s Nook features many snazzy things that … Continue reading

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New E-reader from Spring Design

E-reader alert! Spring Design has announced their new e-reader Alex. Like Barnes and Noble’s new e-reader, Alex will have both a black and white e-ink screen and a smaller color LCD screen and run on Google’s Android software. It will … Continue reading

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Last 20 highlights from my Kindle

One thing I like about my Kindle is its ability to highlight passages/words and view them outside of the book in a separate file. I use this feature to highlight words that I ended up looking in the dictionary and … Continue reading

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E-reader with a flexible screen

this e-reader (called the Readius) looks really cool to me, but I guess they’ve been having trouble finding investors. I wish I could get a closer look at it. I wonder how durable the flexible screen is, but then, I’m … Continue reading

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computer voice vs audiobook

Pregnancy brain has basically turned my mind into mush. My writing abilities have declined as has my drive to write. It’s been quite frustrating really. I spend all day in a daze, feeling like a bubble-brain who is annoying to … Continue reading

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