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Post by Rain18 » 31 Aug 2018, 13:55

Wow! I haven't touched either in a really long time - I much prefer e-books. If I had to pick up an actual book though, it would be a paperback. It's more portable and much more flexible.
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Post by Niamh_beer1 » 02 Sep 2018, 14:14

As an English student I like to annotate my books and write my notes all over them and my thoughts and feeling about the page. So I prefer paperback for that reason because they’re easier to handle.

However, hardbacks seem more fancy to me so I like to have hardbacks of my favourite books. This keeps them sustainable to read over and over again without much damages

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Post by Italiansweety1982 » 03 Sep 2018, 16:43

Budget-wise I'd have to say paperback

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Post by traceg » 06 Sep 2018, 20:01

I prefer paperbacks as I find it easier to hold and read in with one hand.

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Post by Ann Mattocks » 07 Sep 2018, 06:12

Paperback is my go-to book if I'm not reading on Kindle. I like to roll my book so that I can hold it easier one-handed. Hardback books are bulky and more money than I'm willing to spend on myself.

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Post by NocturnalPenguin » 07 Sep 2018, 11:27

I prefer paperback because it't easier to read lying down and because it's cheaper >.>
Cheaper means I can buy more books overall.

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Post by Joe Hadithi » 09 Sep 2018, 04:52

Paperbacks are easier to read while hard covers are great for the longterm, so both?

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Post by KCWolf » 11 Sep 2018, 16:44

I have no preference, except that in hardbacks the print is usually a little larger and easier on my eyes. Sometimes the font in paperbacks is too small, and I get migraines real easily.

(My preference ultimately is audiobooks for that reason).
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Post by Oulababe » 12 Sep 2018, 10:55

Hardcover. I love how good it feels to own one and how beautifully designed most hardcovers are.

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Post by Mathew Makau » 13 Sep 2018, 08:01

I prefer paperbacks since they are cheaper...i don't have to go for the expensive hardcover which contain exactly the same content....i only need to handle the paperbacks with care,

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Post by mangomango 22 » 13 Sep 2018, 10:39

Paperback books are much more comfortable to hold than hardback books. Not only is it cheaper (hahaha...) it is also much more fragile and easier to rip so I tend to take care of it better.

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Post by ems2 » 15 Sep 2018, 17:17

I prefer the tablet copy of a book because I have so many books that my house is cluttered. I can't take in any more. Before that happened though, I loved reading hardcovers.

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Post by Asisha Joseph » 16 Sep 2018, 11:20

Hardback looks much prettier. Paperback is lighter though!

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Post by Margaret1756 » 16 Sep 2018, 20:55

Hardcover for displays in the house or coffee table or side table corner table. But collections online mode.

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Post by Noraine Alissa Poria » 17 Sep 2018, 22:45

I like hard cover better, because it's durable compared to paper back.

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