I asked this question to some of my book friends in my Facebook groups. And here are the results.
E books 70 votes
Angela Lackey – I like eBooks more because I can read in bed with the lights off. But I still buy hardbacks to collect some books.
Sharon Lucas – Because it makes reading portable and easy to have a book with you at all times – on my phone, Kindle, iPad, or computer.
Paperbacks 65 votes
Michelle Dennis – I need to hold my book in my hand and feel the pages.
Karyn Smith-Davis – There was a time that I only bought hard cover but it seems like now a lot of books don’t come hardcover. They hold up better than paperback.
LaToya Hopkins – I prefer a paperback because I love the feel of an actual book 📖. However, I enjoy the convenience of eBooks.
Audio books 29 votes
Dara Davis – Audio! It turns time that would otherwise be mundane into periods of suspense and excitement!
Lorna LA Lewis – It’s hard for me to sit and read these days. With audiobooks I can listen while being productive (housework, cooking, errands, and other things that doesn’t require much thought. 😊
Katrina Dukes Bryant – Audio books as my busy life makes it hard to sit turn the pages of a good hard back. I prefer to listen to books on my commute to work, in the evening while I’m waiting on kids after practice, etc.
Hardbacks 21 votes
Claressa Walker- I prefer touching pages…hard cover is more of a luxury.
Candous Brown – There’s just something about the feel and smell of the pages in a book… it’s nostalgic and very intimate… or maybe I just need a date lol but I prefer books.
Lisa Edwards – Hardcover. I like having the actual book, the way it feels.
Gina TitsworthPope-Wilkins – Hardcover only
Kimberly Golden Malmgren – I prefer paperbacks and hardbacks. I am old school when it comes to reading. I love the feeling of reading a book, I love how books smell. But…they’re heavy so I only read them at home. The rest of the time I read ebooks.
Jeanetta Grandberry Glass – I don’t have a preference! I will do either of them, depending on the situation. I love having the Kindle and Audible apps on my phone because I’m never without a book.
Erica Love Mack – I got burnt out on reading textbooks and articles in graduate school so listening to books is best for me. Also, I drive a lot so I love audio books.