While it doesn't necessarily beat the Kindle Paperwhite, the $119 Nook GlowLight is an excellent e-reader that's strongly worth considering if you don't want to buy into the Amazon ecosystem.
Looking for an e-book reader? You have more choices than ever before--though the number of models we at CNET can enthusiastically recommend is actually pretty short.
Amazon debuts two new e-ink readers for 2014: the high-end Voyage and the new entry-level touch-screen Kindle.
If you're a Prime member, you can pick up the Kindle Paperwhite for $89.99 and the top-end Kindle Voyage for $169.99.
Barnes & Noble finally has a new e-reader with a sharper 300dpi e-ink display, capacitive touch screen, built-in ambient light and full waterproofing for $129.99.
CNET editors' top holiday e-ink reader picks for 2011.
The third-generation Paperwhite looks identical to the previous model but now sports the same high-resolution E Ink display found in the step-up Kindle Voyage.
Remember that zany smartphone with Android on the front and an e-reader on the back? Well, good. Because it goes on sale this holiday season.
Barnes & Noble's new e-ink e-reader costs the same ($119) as the Kindle PaperWhite, is lighter at 6.2 ounces, and has an improved lighting scheme.
The online retail giant acquires Liquavista, a screen tech company that made a splash at the 2011 CES with its color e-reader.
As rumors swirl that Amazon is developing a new Kindle with an integrated light, Barnes & Noble's new $139 Simple Touch with GlowLight is already a reality.