Amazon is fucking incredible. Kindles now cost less than a hundred bucks. I’m pretty sure I paid twice that a few months ago, and three times that last year (I break things a lot). Here’s their lineup:
If you regularly read anything longer than a stop sign, I strongly, STRONGLY recommend you pick up one of these bad boys now.
Also very tempting is the Kindle Fire, which is basically 80% of the functionality of an iPad, but for two hundred bucks:
I’ve had a basic Kindle for about a year now and I love it. At this price, you’re a fool not to get one. Unless you never read books, in which case you’re a fool anyways. FYI, buying through my links above is a nice way to throw a buck or two my way, at no extra cost to you.