Saturday, April 9, 2011

Lazy Saturday

So far I have done nothing today except for lay around reading an eBook on my new iPad and listening to Pandora radio.  Honestly, it has been a great day!  Oh yea, in between reading and blogging I got in a little nap.  I know you are jealous.
First my new iPad… well I love it!  I am really glad that after a year of thinking about getting one I finally did. 
One mistake I did make though was downloading the ‘Angry Birds’ app… omg… so… addicting!  What a complete waste of time that app is, but god I want 3 stars on every level!!  Friends, if you have never played that game before, please use this as a warning – do not get sucked in!  I have only downloaded the free app, so I know I will be forced to cut myself off, BUT there is still the free Rio Angry Birds app and the free Holiday Angry Birds app… aye.
I also tried out my first eBook… Sweet Valley Confidential.  Anyone out there who use to love the Sweet Valley High and/or Sweet Valley Twins series when you were younger?  I thought so…
This book picks up when Elizabeth and Jessica are 27.  Good, quick read.  Nothing earth shattering, just pure fun.  I do have to stay that two chapters into the book I was a little heartbroken over what was going on, but in true Sweet Valley fashion, everything tied up in the end in a perfect, all sunshine and rainbows sort of way :)
Sweet Valley Confidential - the Wakefield twins continue!
I love how iPad works as a book and radio at the same time.  Pandora’s Plain White Ts channel was hitting it out of the park today with awesome song after awesome song.  Perfect companion for a lazy day of reading!
Plain White Ts channel = awesome!
My only concern with eBooks is what do I do with it now?  With real books, once I am done with them I will trade them in at the second hand bookstore and keep reading second hand books until my credit runs out; then I buy new books and the cycle starts again.  Also, I do keep a small amount of books to loan to friends or re-read myself sometime in the future.  Will eBooks in the current format still be viable in 5, 10 years; how can I share these eBooks?  Hhhmmm… so many thoughts about this.
My cousin did tell me that through Kindle (either the app or the actual Kindle) you can share books with other Kindle people.  I will have to give that a try.
Do you have an eReader?  What do you think about it?  Have you shared any books?  Let me know what you think!
Time to get ready to head to the mall for a little retail therapy.  This day keeps getting better and better! 
Hope you’re all having a great weekend!


  1. I love my IPad too. We need to face time

  2. I have a kindle, which I LOVE! I've never tried to share books because my dad is the only other person who I know who has one and we don't read the same kind of books. Also, I'm pretty sure you can only share certain books (the publisher has to ok it).

    I'm glad to hear that Sweet Valley Confidential was good...I want to read it, but am a little ashamed :o) I used to love SVH books as a kid!

  3. I have a Kindle! What book were you reading?!! I have The Long Run going... I'm hoping to have a partial lazxy Sunday tomorrow--we need days like that don't we? (say yes here!)

    Hope you have a fabulous weekend Heather!

  4. Heather! So glad you posted your bog link on face book! Nice to see what you are up too. I used to love the sweet valley twins!!!!!

    -Amy (Cutts)