As of right now, I currently have 479 books on my Kindle a number of which I have already read. I also have 226 books on my KOBO, again, some I have already read. That is a total of 705 books I am carry with me at any given moment, the weight of which is less than one paper book!
if anything happens to my readers, I also have my IPad for back up. As well, all my books are stored with both Amazon.com and Kobo.com. Also, don't forget the room on my shelves. I just wouldn't have room for another 50 or so books let alone 705!!!
Some people have said to me, ".. but you can not share your books"... Well, I never really did, as I am very possessive and a little obsessive of my books. I do have one or two copies of books I like, that I lend out to friends, but at the same time I keep a pristine copy of the same book on my shelves that I never lend out.
Anyway, I love books no matter the form. As long as authors keep writing, I will keep reading. Just God forbid, I loose my eye sight..but hey, there is always Audio books I guess!