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What are top reasons for choosing a print book over an ebook (infographic)

Top reasons for choosing the print books over the ebook #infographic

If you think the smell is a major reason to stick to print books, you’re wrong.

According to the infographic created by Colour & Thing, only 11% of users picked up the smell as a reason for choosing a real life book.

The infographic is based on a poll conducted by Fatbrain, a UK-based print book marketplace. Over 1,000 Fatbrainers responded.

The No. 1 benefit is emotional – feeling – taking 65% of answers. However, right behind, there are two very down-to-earth reasons: learning (61%), and sharing (58%).

I read both print and electronic books. Convenience is what brought me to reading ebooks, availability is the major reason to read the traditional way.

What are top reasons why you pick up a print book and not the digital one?

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Gifts for modern bookworms in 2023

Based on recommendations from top tech sites and customer reviews.

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Coffee and candle warmer with USB charger

Coffee and candle warmer with USB charger

This innovative little accessory that guarantees your coffee or tea will be always warm. You can also use it to release the scent from your candle without lighting it. Thanks to USB port, you will be able to charge your phone while reading.

Amazon

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Innovative reading light

Compact and innovative reading light

From a German brand Nachteule comes a clever book light that you attach not to a book but your reading glasses. It’s so light that you can also clip it to your earphones or hair accessories! The built-in battery will let you read 200 pages.

Amazon

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Hands-free pillow stand

Hands-free pillow stand – great for e-readers and print books

An improved version of a popular Lamicall tablet pillow comes now with a side pocket for a pen or small accessories. The grooves are deep enough to hold a print book. It’s made of durable materials and is available in five fashionable colors.

Amazon

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