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Book smart: 10 best e-reader covers

Electronic readers have become a staple for many of us. Make sure you protect yours from bumps and scrapes in style


If your e-reader is in need of some TLC while on the move, look no further than these ten cases that will protect your gadget while making it look all the more beautiful.

From Cath Kidston’s polka dot wipe-clean oil cloth cover to John Lewis’ more unusual, but equally practical, cork cover, we’ve scoured the shops to find practical e-reader covers that won’t break the bank.

Click on the gallery to see the IndyBest buys.

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For a smart cover at a great price, Hobbs’ Italian leather one provides light cushioning for your e-reader while looking sophisticated - get it while the sale lasts. If you’re looking for the ideal holiday solution, Aquapack is the best option. Waterproof and easy to operate through the plastic screen, it is perfect for reading by the pool.

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1. Kobo Glo Sleepcover, £29.99

2. Hamlet Kindle Paperweight Cover, £14

3. Goji 7” Universal Tablet Case - Birdhouse, £17.99

4. Verso Darwin Cover, 19.98

5. Griffin Survivor Hard Case for Kindle Fire, £19

6. Hobbs Signature EBook Holder, £24

7. AquaPac, £19

8. Cath Kidston Button Spot iPad mini case, £30

9. Personalised E-Reader Case, £19

10. Reveal Cork Folio, £59.95