Do you get tired of leaning over the counter to read your cookbooks? Do you have difficulty holding books for extended periods of time due to arthritis? Consider using a book stand. Using one protects the joints in your hands and can help promote better posture. They can be purchased online through sites such as, Independent living aids, Bookstands.net, Target.com, and The Sparta Store.com. They can cost between $7- $150 depending on the material they are made out of as well as their details and features.