The Graphics Fairy for the image) with some interesting EBook/EReader sources for your viewing pleasure, broken into categories for easy reference.
EReader Comparison Chart by KindleVixen Straightforward and easy to use, this is a good primer to see some of the different devices that are available and different features to each.
Dear Author: E Book Format And Device Table This chart is handy if you already have a lot of e books on a different device or are anticipating getting a lot of ebooks in one format and want to make sure your device is compatible.
Dear Jane: What Ebook Reader Should I Buy? Dear Jane is a weekly post on Dear Author that addresses different issues related to ebooks and ereaders. This particular installment asks some good questions that you should consider before buying a device, since obviously different devices have different strengths.
Device Specific Reviews
Musings on the Nook 1 by Pop Culture Junkie This post was a good, balanced look at the Nook.
Why I Heart My Kindle: In Depth This post from Kindlelicious sings the praises of (wait for it) the Kindle.
EBook Safety and Security
Calibre E Book Management is free and open-source and can be used to back up your ebooks, or catalog your print books if that's what you're into!
Backing Up Your Books Ms. KindleVixen addresses a common question about ebooks, that being how to keep them safe and secure. Calibre plays a prominenet role here.
Dear Jane: Can I Use Calibre to Manage my Paper Books and Dear Jane: How Do I Use the User Columns and Saved Searches Feature of Calibre provide more information and how-tos on what Calibre can do for you. I admit I have yet to do anything with Calibre but it's definitely on my to-do list.
EBook Price Comparison
EBookPrice.Info- Plug in some info about the ebook you're looking for (author, title, etc.) and the price comparison is done for you! This was brought to my attention by A Taste for EBooks, which is a fun blog that features ebook info and reviews of romance ebooks (my kind of thing!)
If comparing prices isn't your thing, here's a list of Resources for Free Kindle Books from KindleVixen.
These are the highlights of the posts that helped me in my journey to ereader ownership, hopefully they'll be helpful to you as well if you're in the same boat!
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