When traveling, one place we always stop is the local independent bookstore. It means a lot that these stores still exist and we encourage everyone to patronize them when possible. As an online seller we often see these courageous men and women selling online. Online sales have kept many stores a float in an attempt to supplement in store sales. Indeed, their lot is a dying breed, but recently featured in the news was a Portsmouth, NH store which is doing quite well and boldly predicts a long term existence. Read the article from the Portsmouth Herald. Oh, and we have been and it is definitely worth stopping by.