The following article about independent bookstores is an interesting read: http://oedb.org/library/beginning-online-learning/12-stats-on-the-state-of-bookstores-in-america-today
The bottom line? To continue to be effective resources, indies still need our support. Walk on in and buy a book today!
Carrie Pearson is a children's book author, writer-cheerleader, and mentorship matchmaker.