Literary Pit Stop: RiverRun Bookstore in Portsmouth, NH

By Katy Kelleher

In the age of digital books and online shopping, it is harder than ever for an independent bookstore to survive. Unable to compete with internet behemoth, many have been forced to close their doors for good. Add the rise of the e-reader to that equation and you have a pretty dire forecast for small businesses. The market for books may be as healthy as ever, but the plethora of online options makes a visit to a brick-and-mortar look like a hassle, even to self-proclaimed bookworms like me.

And that's one of the reasons I started writing this series. It has neve...

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