Austin, TX (CNN) When a bookstore in Texas is closed, so is your local bookstore.
It’s a sad reality for those that work there.
“The books are coming out,” said Amy Wills, owner of Wills Books, in a phone interview.
“You have to get rid of them.
It can be a lot harder than it used to be.”
Wills said it’s difficult to find a place that’s open on Sunday because of the shortage.
She said it is difficult to sell books for long because the shelves are bare.
The shortage is just one problem with Austin, Texas, which has been struggling with its own bookstore shortage for years.
A 2015 census estimated the city lost nearly 3,000 jobs last year.
The number of stores in Austin is also at an all-time low, at 594.
In addition to the bookstore closures, the city has been grappling with the loss of jobs from a recent surge in the number of people moving to the city from out of state.
There have been several changes in Austin this year, including a new city code that allows landlords to evict tenants who fail to pay rent on time.
The new city ordinance also allows landlords who don’t pay rent to evict people who are evicted.
In response to the new city codes, Wills has been selling books in the local market.
And now that she’s closed her shop, she says it’s hard to find anyone who will sell her books.
Wills Books has sold nearly 1,000 books over the past few years, mostly to veterans and others who live in Austin.
But the book stores are closing.
“We have to sell a lot of books,” she said.
“We don’t have the time to run a lot.
There’s just so much stuff we’re trying to sell that we have to just keep our doors open and do what we can.”
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