Digital books may be the latest way to read, but lots of geeks are downloading classics onto their e-readers. Many of the books are cheap or free, and it's far easier to carry around a digital copy of Dickens's collected works than one paper copy of A Tale of Two Cities. But e-readers need protection and a little personalization.
For heavy readers of the e-book type, a jacket for their Kindle, Nook, or iPad with a classic cover combines the best of digital and dead-tree worlds. Out of Print has teamed up with M-Edge to create jackets from vintage literary eras, with titles including "Pride and Prejudice," "The Great Gatsby," and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." Prices vary by device, but range from about $20 to $30 [source: M-Edge].