Gift me a Paperback – not an eBook.

Is the paper book old fashioned or does it feel warm and comfortable?

MISSING – A mystery of family bonds, love, lies, deception, and jealousy.

I enjoyed the process of writing my first novel and have developed a thicker skin after editing and working with my kind and strict copy/proof reader.

What I didn’t expect was the following e-mails and Facebook comments from two readers, both were delighted and entertained. They said:

Hi James,
I’ve finished your book. You have a gift for story telling; I only half guessed the ending. So, a surprising and sad ending, just like a lot of things in life; sins of the fathers, springs to mind.
Best Wishes
Theresa.
 
Hi Jim, I have read your book and I really enjoyed it. You were right it did bring a tear to my eye. Hope you are well, and I will look forward to the next book 😃
Chris.

So far, after one month, the paperback book is more popular than the eBook.

Is the paper book old fashioned or does it feel warm and comfortable?

The reason I was given from a nice lady, who bought a copy after my talk in a book shop, was:

She likes the feel of a book rather than straining her eyes with an iPad. Besides, you can cuddle up to the book, and it looks good on the shelf long afterwards. Some books you want to keep, others you give away.
 
These are the kind remarks from people that make writing so worthwhile.

4 responses to “Gift me a Paperback – not an eBook.

  1. Sharon Frame Gay

    I like both print books and books on my kindle. Sometimes it’s hard to “refer” back to a section on an eBook, and as the one lady said, the print books look nice on the bookshelf. So glad you are getting great reviews for your book, James! That’s fantastic!

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  2. I’m old-fashioned. I like paper books 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I like a book any way I can get it. I have to admit, I do like the fact that ebooks don’t take up any room in an already stuffed to the gills with books house.

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