I was devastated when I heard that Google reader was shutting down. I signed up for some new services to experiment which one would be the happiest solution. One, the Old Reader initially accepted me joining, but then they stopped providing services to new members. They were overwhelmed and it was understandable. They look to be accepting new signings now, if you would like to try them.
Feedly, Newsblur, Pulse, Flipboard, and Zite were all tried.
I currently used a combination of Zite and Newsblur. I have concerns about the Zite/Flip amalgamation.
I pay $2 per month for Newsblur, and it it worth it. I like the mobile and desktop version. It is easy to add new feeds, and delete ones I am no longer interested in. In mostly delete all stories over a day old, to keep what I look at more manageable as I don't always look at it every day.
There is overlap with Zite, but I enjoy the different styles. I really like Feedly too. These are not my only sources of sources, of news, but they make a substantial contribution.