I also feel the difference in “reading” a book that I can “smell” and “touch”… it’s almost as important a part of the overall experience as simply the reading of the book itself serves to impart!!! Call me “old school” but I’d choose a weathered book with a musky smell, and even stains to boot, over an e-book any day!!! 🙂 love your blog! I look forward to reading more from you!
I have a Kindle fire tablet that I’ve had since early 2012. There are already a gazillion books on there but, honestly, I use it for games 80% of the time 😏
Recently when I asked my daughter whether she wanted ebook versions of the series she’s reading now she immediately responded with “No, I want to be able to smell them” 😄
The succinctness of her response made me take an honest look at what I have been denying myself ever since I came to Batam- the pleasure of my 1st love: real, physical books ❤️ It might seem silly but the feel of a real book in my hands just adds another level of pleasure to the reading experience. I also do like burying my nose between the pages for a good whiff! 😘
But getting my hands on English books is costly as I’ll have to purchase…
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