In May 2017, Brian and I spent four nights at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort and Spa, a luxurious retreat of a resort located in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Unfortunately, I experienced an issue with loading books onto my first-generation Nook ereader (yes, I still have and use my original) so I did not enjoy using my Kindle Fire for reading on this vacation. I am just not a fan of backlit devices - they are killer on the eyes and no fun in the sun.
A full review of our experience at the Grand Velas will follow, but for now, let's take a look - without judgment - at my reads for this vacation:
I am a Gilmore Girls fanatic, so as soon as I learned Lauren Graham would be publishing a memoir, it immediately was added to my to-be-read list on Goodreads. Lucky for me, my turn for the eBook was up right as we were set to depart.
I fell in love with her even more, and I suspect this would be fantastic as an audio selection.
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This was a different sort of reading vacation for me - with lack of access to the books I *thought* I had loaded onto my Nook, and then issues reading my Kindle in the sunlight, my reading time was sufficiently hampered. I did not dive into any great fiction as is my norm, but I thoroughly enjoyed these guilty pleasure memoirs on this first resort vacation post-baby.
Update: I have since purchased a Kindle Paperwhite, which is much more user-friendly for downloading books from my library's Overdrive system (no more cables and computers and Adobe programs needed like with my Nook!) .
Next to travel, reading is my greatest pleasure. When I can combine the two...even better.