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Re: Paperback or Hardcover?

Post by Lynn08 » 15 May 2018, 19:02

If I am purchasing the book myself I buy paperback. I have many hardcovers, but those are gifts from others usually. Either way I don't mind. Although, it is easier to carry around a paperback!

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Post by Juliet Muia » 16 May 2018, 03:34

Paperbacks work well for me

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Post by VirgoRules2018 » 17 May 2018, 20:03

It depends on where I am at the moment. :techie-reference:
Paperback for reading in bed... and Hardcover if I am forced to sit up at a table or desk.

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Post by elliphont1 » 20 May 2018, 01:02

Prefer hardback for ones I know I want to keep and read over and over.. general reading always paper back as they are easier to handle and less weight to carry when out and about .

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Post by Cheska Fule » 20 May 2018, 03:43

I do prefer hardcovers since I'm not the best at keeping books in good condition

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Post by Fuzzy456 » 22 May 2018, 22:47

Paperbacks are easier to read in public transit, however if the library book is in hardcover only, then that will work too.

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Post by sthe01 » 23 May 2018, 01:25

Paperback because it fits in my bag and I can carry it with me to more places.

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Post by Beth KG » 23 May 2018, 09:10

by Beth KG

Hands down, paperbacks. They travel easily, I can curl up with one anywhere, and they weigh less. But hardcover books are obviously awesome too!

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Post by David Cooper » 23 May 2018, 15:23

I must go with paperback... Hardcover is getting way too expensive for its value!

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Post by JM Hill » Yesterday, 02:19

Definitely hardcover. The bindings are more flexible and I hate reading a page that's curved. :roll2: I also hate bent or torn pages and I tend to dogear paperbacks for some unknown reason. :oops:

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Post by alisonedgee » Yesterday, 09:23

paperback. no question. bendable, more comfortable to hold.
when they get beaten up they look well read and worn, whereas a beaten up hardback just looks messy. worst is if you have a book thats over 500 pages they tend to fall apart.

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