How (And Why) To Give An E-Book

Misha Burnett’s article on gifting ebooks! Great idea for the holidays … now I just need to make some friends who have ereaders, lol.


How (And Why) To Give An E-Book

By Misha Burnett

Electronic books are a cheap and easy way to read. They are less expensive than printed books, often a lot less expensive, and they are convenient. Even people who do not use a dedicated e-reader like a Kindle or a Nook often have reader apps installed on their tablets and smart phones. Readers worldwide are able to enjoy their books wherever they are and carry whole libraries around in their pockets or briefcases.

Odds are, you know someone who uses an e-reader or a reader app on a regular basis. With the holiday season approaching we’re all looking for gifts for our friends and families. Gifting e-books is quick, there’s no shipping involved, and you can do it from home without braving mall traffic. What’s more, the major e-book retailers allow e-books to be exchanged for store credit, so if…

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4 thoughts on “How (And Why) To Give An E-Book

  1. I have a bunch of eBooks on my Amazon wishlist. Throughout the year, I add anything that I want, but not so badly that I must. Buy. It. Now.

    It’s pretty awesome, because at Christmas, I open my email and have a stack of ones that say ‘this person’ has sent you a gift. And a bunch of books to read. 🙂

    • I wish I was as organized as you! Making a wishlist throughout the year is brilliant. I just wait until the last minute and then, when my family asks what I want, I hastily list off the top three things that come to mind. Your system is far superior!

      • It has the bonus that any item purchased disappears from the list–but if all your gift-givers talk to each other, that’s not a problem.

        Honestly, I’m not sure I could remember a few things if asked. I always tell people an Amazon gift card is lovely. 🙂

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