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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 book lovers in 2022

Based on recommendations from top tech sites and customer reviews.

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Breathable 3D sleep headphones

Breathable 3D sleep headphones – great for audiobooks

This cozy and breathable sleeping mask has a special 3D shape which will not put pressure on your eyeballs and face. It features built-in Bluetooth earbuds with a playback time reaching 10 hours.


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Cute book sleeve

Cute book sleeve – great for print books and e-readers

From The Great Oak comes a large zippered book sleeve with a cozy and bright pattern. The soft middle layer is designed to keep your books safe and comfy. It will protect not only your paperbacks, but also an e-reader.


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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.