My Kindle Kaputzed

About a week ago my Kindle Touch stopped taking a charge through its incredibly loose charging port and I’m so sad about it. And I’m sure somewhere in the comments I’m going to read a “Real books don’t kaputz” comment, but let’s be real clear here: I enjoy reading-no matter its physical medium.

Also I can’t carrying around 99 books in my purse.

The problem I’m having now is that I can’t view my Kindle Docs on my PC, which is how I get my ARCs and Galleys for review. I can, however, read them on my phone, which is not as enjoyable, I assure you.

Right now, I have roughly ten ARCs waiting for me to read them for review and I have to do them on my phone until I get myself a new Kindle.

I’m thinking about getting a Kindle Paper White. I liked the Touch because of the ink screen, and the Paper White has the same screen (with a light!). I’m also excited to be able to read graphic novels on the Paper White, which didn’t work so well on the Touch.

I guess I’m just looking for some suggestions here. Does anyone else have an e-reader?

By J. M. Tuckerman

J.M.Tuckerman is a neurodivergent writer with a big education. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults, an MA in Writing, and a BA in Writing Arts (specializing in Creative Writing, New Media Writing, and Publication; concentrating in New Media Production), which she somehow managed to earn despite her three very loud and large dogs. Jessica was lucky enough to intern at Quirk Books and Picador, USA while earning her masterโ€™s degrees. Her service dog, Ringo, is very proud of all that she has accomplished and hopes to be on a back cover of a published book with her very soon. An avid reader, writer, and lover of young adult and middle-grade literature, Jessicaโ€™s bookshelf is overflowing with hardbacks, paperbacks, and a million half-filled notebooks. She is a proud fur-mommy to two lab/st-bernard littermates, a retriever-mix service dog, and one orange little hobgoblin cat, all of whom have made very audible appearances on the Booked All Night podcast.

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