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Amazon beats local bookstores on price, and beats them on digital sales completely. Most people think local bookstores don't stand a chance. Plenty have done well enough, but there's a way out of this mess anyway. We can fix bookstores so they survive for decades to come. In two easy steps.
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4. Amazon, Goodreads and other online sites will abandon their "star" ratings of books. These shortcuts are a misleading way of trashing, bashing or praising books.
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