Which e-reader is best? That depends on the bookworm who will use it.
For the Voracious Reader
Capacity: About 1,500 books.*
Size/weight: 8 by 5.3 by .36 inches; 10.2 ounces.
Pros: Downloads books in less than a minute; font looks like real print; works over a wireless connection; plays audio files.
Cons: Some users complain that the screen can scratch easily; you can buy books only from Amazon.
Library: Amazon.com, which has more than 350,000 titles. Best sellers cost $10; older books range in price. Newspapers and magazines also available.
To buy: $189, amazon.com.
*In all cases, capacity is ultimately determined by book length.