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eReaders for Book Lovers 2011

What to Give, What to Get

eReaders for Book Lovers 2011

eReading devices for book lovers

With so many different versions of each eReader, it can be hard to choose the right one for you. To help pick the perfect eReader, we have put together a list of the top devices on the market, listing all of the features and highlighting the key facts. Browse our list of Nooks and Kindles to help you decide which one you want!

NOOK Simple Touch

This NOOK’s 6-inch touch screen has an E Ink® display that is 25% faster than any other eReader, and reads just like paper! The battery lasts for up to two months, and the device has built-in wifi. With the NOOK you have access to over 2.5 million books, including borrowing capabilities from your local library.

NOOK Color

The touchscreen NOOK color gives readers access to 2.5 million books, as well as email and internet capabilities, and access to all the apps that everyone has come to love. Listen to music while you read, or take a study break with Angry Birds!

NOOK Tablet

The newest member of the NOOK Family, the NOOK tablet is the fastest NOOK yet, great for watching movies, listening to music and checking email --- as well as reading, of course. As with the other NOOKs, NOOK Tablet readers still have access to over 2.5 million books, and with its extra-long battery life, you could probably read them all!


The new Kindle weighs less than six ounces, but still features the 6” screen --- small enough to fit in  your pocket! The E Ink display reads like paper, and with the Kindle’s built in WiFi you can download books in 60 seconds flat. Choose from a wide selection of books, over 800,000 of which are $9.99 or less, or borrow from your public library!

Kindle Touch

The Kindle Touch provides all the features of the Kindle, with a touch screen display. It is also the only e-reader with text-to-speech, audiobook and mp3 support.


Kindle Touch 3G

Invest in the Kindle Touch 3G and don’t worry about waiting around for WiFi hotspots to download your titles! The 3G works globally and has no annual contract and no monthly fees.

Kindle Keyboard

The Kindle Keyboard offers readers Wi-Fi, millions of books, newspapers, magazines, audiobooks and games with 4GB of storage on the device for up to 3,000 books.

Kindle Keyboard 3G

With the Kindle Keyboard you get all the great features of the Kindle, plus an easy-to-use keyboard! If you spring for 3G, type away without worrying about finding a Wi-Fi hotspot.

Kindle Fire

The Kindle Fire is the only color kindle --- see all your favorite graphic novels and kids books in vibrant color! The reader features a touch screen, 7” display with ultra-fast web browsing through Amazon Silk. And, as a bonus, Amazon offers free cloud storage through the Kindle Fire.