Sunday, August 29, 2010

My Life Is Just Not Complete Until I Have This!

I am absolutely dying (yes, you read that correctly) to have one of Amazon's brand new Kindle reading devices! I figure if I start now someone in my family (AKA Hubby) might get the hint or another family member may slap the information in his face and I can have one in time for this Christmas. If that idea is too farfetched, I can always beg Santa to drop one down my chimney this year!


Have you guys seen this thing yet? There are commercials playing all the time, but when I looked at its features I just couldn't help but fall head over heels in love!

Kindle at a Glance





New, High-Contrast E-Ink Screen

50% better contrast than any other e-reader. The clearest text and sharpest images.

Read in Bright Sunlight

Unlike LCD screens, Kindle's screen reads like real paper, with no glare. Read as easily in bright sunlight as in your living room.

Lighter Than a Paperback

At only 8.7 ounces and 1/3 of an inch thin, Kindle is lighter than a paperback and thinner than a magazine.

Holds 3,500 Books

We doubled Kindle's storage so you can carry up to 3,500 books.

Battery Life of Up to One Month

A single charge lasts up to one month with wireless off. Keep wireless always on and go for up to 10 days without recharging.

Free 3G Wireless

No annual contracts, no monthly fees. Download books anytime, anywhere. Learn more.

Global 3G Coverage

Travel the globe and still get books in under 60 seconds with wireless coverage in over 100 countries and territories. Check wireless coverage.

Built-In Wi-Fi

Connect to Wi-Fi hotspots at home or on the road. Includes free Wi-Fi access at AT&T hotspots across the U.S.

Quieter Page Turn Buttons

Quieter page turning means you won't disturb your partner when you want to read all night.

Share Meaningful Passages

Share meaningful passages with friends and family with built-in Twitter and Facebook integration.

Simple to Use
Kindle is ready to use right out of the box - no setup, no software to install, no computer required. Books in 60 Seconds

With fast, free wireless delivery, you can start reading books in less than 60 seconds. No computer required.

Massive Selection

Over 670,000 books, including 107 of 111 New York Times Best Sellers, plus audiobooks, periodicals and blogs. For non-U.S. customers, content availability varies. Check your country.

Free, Out-of-Copyright Books

Over 1.8 million free, out-of-copyright, pre-1923 books are available such as Pride and Prejudice. Learn more

Low Book Prices

Over 550,000 books are $9.99 or less, including 73 current New York Times Best Sellers.

Free Book Samples

Download and read first chapters for free before you decide to buy.

Read Everywhere with Whispersync

Your Kindle books can be read on your Kindle, iPhone, iPad, PC, Mac, Android device, and BlackBerry. Our Whispersync technology syncs your place across devices, so you can pick up where you left off.

Worry-Free Archive

Books you purchase from the Kindle Store are automatically backed up online in your Kindle library on Amazon. Re-download books wirelessly for free, anytime.

Read-to-Me

With Text-to-Speech, Kindle can read English-language content out loud to you.

Improved PDF Reader

Now with new dictionary lookup, notes and highlights, and support for password protected PDFs. Easily carry all of your documents on the go.


Anyone out there who knows my family personally, please speak to my husband on this matter. Not only will it gain him some HUGE brownie points with his awesome wife, but it will make me one of the happiest people on Earth! I'm so sick of going to Books A Million and shopping, I'm sick of having someone (maybe the person who needs to buy me this) spilling who knows what on my new books, and I'm sick of loosing my spot while I'm trying to finish a book I can't put down! I'm sick of having forty-seven million books lying around and I could be so much more organized and simplified with the Kindle! I don't want to desperately need a new book "right this second" and have to drive all the way to the book store, purchase it, and come back home. I just want to be able to put Caleb to bed and read until 3 am if I want to. I want to be on the beach reading my awesome Kindle in full sunlight like the people on the commercial!

I seriously do not think I've wanted a toy so bad for Christmas since I begged my parents for a Baby Alive. I promise it was not in the last twenty years either! Ha!

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