Yet another view, on HuffPostBooks, about which is better: Kindle or Nook. The writer of the piece seems to go with the Kindle, essentially because the Amazon online bookstore is better than Barnes & Noble's. Now, I think the comments about Amazon's online bookstore being better than the B&N version are valid, but that's only part of the story.
Anyone looking for a reading device ought to look at tablets. I just picked up my first one a couple of months ago, and I'm really happy. Now I have one device that can read plus do many other online-related activities. The available android apps allow me to read 'Mobi' (Kindle) files from Amazon, or ePub files from B&N. Now it doesn't matter where I buy the books, and I do check out a few different online bookstores to see what's new.
What also impressed me was the very reasonable price of the Tab that I bought. It was not all that much more than a top of the line Kindle or Nook. It's a great multi-purpose machine, and it does a great job as a reader. What more is there to want? Okay, well, maybe some really good books to read on it. Umm, I do like mine...