Kathy Hogan of Ocean City, shops for books for Christmas presents for her grandson at Sun Rose Book in Ocean City. Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, Kindle, Nook, compete for the attention of digital readers this holiday season. But local bookstores like Sun Rose Books on Asbury Ave in Ocean City, are hoping that some customers will want to unplug with a favorite book. Thursday Dec. 06, 2012. (Dale Gerhard/Press of Atlantic City)

Dale Gerhard