Montgomery Township, New Jersey

What’s in my eReader?

I have way too much in the un-read area of my e-book readers ( I read on my iPad using iBooks, Kindle, and Readmill ). I’ve had the Kindle app since it first was released on iPad, but I don’t keep all my books downloaded (to save a bit of space).   I have a lot of books in the “cloud”.   Most of these, I probably won’t read.  Most are free or public domain books so deleting them won’t be a big deal.

I like the [Readmill]( app. It feels more like an RSS reader. That’s a good thing for me. I feel like I’m just reading long form articles; 10 pages instead of 200. I feel like I can finish reading. No pressure. The app also times my pace and let’s me know how much longer before I finish reading.  I finished reading Cory Doctorow’s [I, Robot]( short story on Readmill and fell in love with the author. I’ve queued up once of his other books, [Makers]( It’s a free ePub book.

Although I have a few books in Kindle format I’ve decided to stop purchasing books through Amazon. Although most e-book sellers use some form of DRM,, uses a proprietary book format.  iBooks, Readmill and others uses the [ePub]( standard.  I can import DRM free ePub books into iBooks or Readmill or Kobo but not into Kindle.  I would have to go to and get the Kindle version of the book. I’ve started purchasing DRM-free ePub formated books from [feedbooks](  [Kobo]( also has a lot of free ebooks.

So here’s my reading lists in my various eReaders.

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Husband, father, Information security professional and avid photographer living at the junction of Princeton Township, Montgomery Township and Rocky Hill.

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