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CoteDAzur Wed 16-Apr-14 08:48:28

Recently upgraded to Kindle Paperwhite from my much-loved but now dead Kindle, and I'm wondering if anyone has experienced & resolved this problem:

At the end of each book, my Kindle would post on Facebook "finished book xxx and gave it x stars", with a link to that book's page on Amazon.

Now, Kindle Paperwhite makes that Facebook post with a link to a website called kindle.amazon.com, which looks/feels like a Goodreads type of website where I have never created an account or consented to have a page. It shows not only my Amazon nickname, but also links to my Facebook account with my full name shock

Has anyone noticed this on their Facebook posts from Kindle?

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whatwoulddexterdo Wed 16-Apr-14 12:41:41

Sorry don't know the answer to that.
But wanted to ask is the upgrade to the paper white worth it?

CoteDAzur Wed 16-Apr-14 12:49:49

I upgraded to Paperwhite because my Kindle died & DH was getting increasingly irritated with me reading in bed with the light on while he was trying to go to sleep.

Reading in the dark with the in-built light is not very easy on the eyes imo & ime. And it is annoying to have to hold it from the edges, because pages turn if you touch the screen by mistake.

Then again, X-Ray feature is really good. I don't know how I would be reading Wolf Hall if I didn't have that to tell me who each of the characters are whenever they pop up (without any sort of introduction/explanation from Hilary bloody Mantel).

In short, I don't know. It's not that great, imho.

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whatwoulddexterdo Wed 16-Apr-14 15:44:09

Thsns for feedback.
I was just tempted for the black on white clarity.

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