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SheReadsAndWrites

SheReadsAndWrites

Joined June 2016

I write books. I read everything. Happily married mom of a 21 year-old girl, 19 year-old twin boys, a Doxie & a Dane 🐶 🐶 www.laramvanhulzen.com
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Run | Ann Patchett
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I'm in an Ann Patchett mood these days....🤓 #amreading

mcipher I loved this book! 5d
SheReadsAndWrites Oh good! @mcipher I just finished The Dutch House which was ridiculously good and I love her writing so much I wanted to keep reading her stuff...😊 5d
raeintheworld This is my favorite Patchett. 4d
mcipher I haven‘t read the new one yet, can‘t wait! Magician‘s Assistant was always my favorite but this one is a contender. 4d
SheReadsAndWrites Whether fiction or non-fiction I haven't read a word of hers I didn't like. @raeintheworld @mcipher 4d
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Supermarket | Bobby Hall
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What do you mean there's no time to read? 😳🐶

Reviewsbylola 🥰🥰 1w
RachelAmphlett That face 😍 1w
Beatlefan129 Look at that sweet face!! It‘s a wonder you get any reading done at all 1w
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TrishB Aww 🐶❤️ 1w
JennyM ❤️❤️❤️ 1w
LibrarianRyan Baby!!!! 1w
CoverToCoverGirl So adorable! 1w
Stacypatrice 🥰🐶🥰🐶 1w
Megabooks I love harlequin Great Danes! So gorgeous and that face!! 1w
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Saving Drew | Lara Van Hulzen
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I never know what day it is so I guess I can do this today...🤭
1) Snuggle - it's such a friendly word. 😊
2) Depends on the series. My favorite is the Amelia Peabody books by Elizabeth Peters.
3) Yes! I have 10 romance books published and one YA Fantasy.
4) @JenniferP @Jilly6183 @julesG
@Eggs

Eggs #3 oh how wonderful to be a published writer!! Congratulations 🎊🎉 Thanks for joining in ! 1w
julesG Thanks for the tag. Is the tagged book one of yours? 1w
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SheReadsAndWrites Yes. It's the third book in my Silver Bay Series. 😊 @julesG 1w
julesG I love reading romance. I'll put the first book in this series on my TBR. 1w
SheReadsAndWrites Thank you!!! 😊❤️ @julesG 1w
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The Dutch House | Ann Patchett
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Pickpick

Oh my goodness, this book! I'm trying to decide how I feel. Is it fantastic? Yes! Should it be read? Absolutely! I just have so many things to say and process about the ending. I need a book club discussion. 😊
Ann Patchett is just so good. Her writing is so smooth and simple but the stories/emotions/relationships are so complex!
No matter what, her storytelling is stellar. Loved this book.
Letter D for #LitsyAtoZ2019
@BookishMarginalia

CoverToCoverGirl Great review! 1w
SheReadsAndWrites Thank you! @CoverToCoverGirl It was such a good read. 😊 1w
marleed This is one of my favorite books of the year! 1w
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True Gift: A Christmas Story | Patricia MacLachlan
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This looks like too much fun not to join!! Thanks @MaleficentBookDragon for doing this! ❤️
You send ONE BOOK and some chocolate to another Litten to be opened the eve of Dec 24th then spend the evening in bed reading your new book and eating chocolate. What could be better? 🤓
https://forms.gle/daiAEa3L5cTzWVjX8

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The Dutch House | Ann Patchett
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My goodness, this book is good...🤓

Crazeedi I just got that from overdrive and I'm trying to decide what book to read next! I think you made up my mind! 2w
SheReadsAndWrites I started it yesterday and I am loving it. I love her books.... @Crazeedi 2w
Crazeedi Currently reading....I've read a couple others by her 2w
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Murder by the Book | Lauren Elliott
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Bookstore booty. 🤓 #bookstore #funreads #journals

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This book is too much fun. I laughed out loud through the whole thing. I loved Nina and the characters around her. Great read. 🤓
Letter B choice for #LitsyAtoZ2019
@BookishMarginalia

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This book is a game changer for me. I have been honoring Sabbath for a little while now, but I plan on adding no screens to my time of rest. I love that this isn't just a book that says, "I do this and it's great." It's filled with all kinds of research and ideas and truth that back up the benefits of living 24/6. This is a must-read for everyone.

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Fall is my favorite time of year... 🧡

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May Day | Jess Lourey
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This is a super fun read. With a hilarious sleuth, a twisted town and a murder mystery that had me in the dark until the end about who the killer was, this was the perfect read to get lost in for the weekend. Love that it's a series.

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May Day | Jess Lourey
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It's a dog day kind of Saturday. ❤️🐶🐶

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Pickpick

Just finished this for school. Excellent insight into how the church can better care for those with mental illness. The author's personal story makes a huge impact.

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I love when my reading for school is interesting. My reading buddy is the best too. ❤️🐶🤓

Stacypatrice Your reading buddy looks so snuggable 💕 2mo
Hooked_on_books Look at your gorgeous baby! 😍🐶 2mo
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Starting this one today. 🤓

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The Air You Breathe: A Novel | Frances de Pontes Peebles
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1) The Air You Breathe, 24/6, Troubled Minds
2) Foreign Deceit by Jeff Carson
3) The Bookish Life of Nina Hill
#weekendreads
@rachelsbrittain

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Saturday | Ian McEwan
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There's a Great Dane under there somewhere...😂❤️🐶
#saturdayvibes

AmyG Awwww ❤️ 2mo
JaneyWaneyB Awww too cute 😍🐶 2mo
janeycanuck If I can‘t see you, you can‘t see me.... ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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Friyay!: Blank Line Journal | Hunter Leilani Elliott
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1) I'm a little behind, but I'm working on it. 🤓
2) I trained as a kid to be a professional ice skater ⛸
3) It depends on my mood. 🎼
4) December (will be married 26 years this year 💙)
5) 🙌🏼
#friyayintro
@howjessreads

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The Air You Breathe: A Novel | Frances de Pontes Peebles
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Starting this one tonight... 🤓 #amreading

Hooked_on_books I 😍 this book! 2mo
Ashley_Nicoletto I really enjoyed this one too! 2mo
SheReadsAndWrites Oh good! I didn't know anything about it when I picked it up. @Hooked_on_books @Ashley_Nicoletto 2mo
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Foreign Deceit | Jeff Carson
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This was the first one I've read by this author and I really liked it. Fun, fast-paced and I liked the main character, David Wolf. I'm excited to read the rest of the series.
Letter F for #LitsyAtoZ2019
@BookishMarginalia

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Pickpick

I had to read this one for school and I found it fascinating. Loved it. It's always nice when a school book turns out to be enjoyable reading. 😬😁

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Rising Strong | Bren Brown
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I really do enjoy her books and this one did not disappoint. 🤓

marleed This may be my favorite self-help book! 2mo
SheReadsAndWrites It's very good. 😊 @marleed 2mo
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Foreign Deceit | Jeff Carson
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My reading buddy...🤓 #Ramses

JennyM ❤️ 🐶 2mo
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Foreign Deceit | Jeff Carson
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Flying to Colorado for my Mom's bday! Getting good reading time in on my journey... 🤓✈️

Crazeedi Enjoy your trip and love up on your mama! ❤ 2mo
Joy4Lit Have fun my friend!! 2mo
SheReadsAndWrites Thank you! ❤️ @Joy4Lit 2mo
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Sunday reading buddies... 🤓❤️🐮🐶

keepingupwiththepenguins Awwww what cuties!! 😍 2mo
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Saving Drew | Lara Van Hulzen
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My publisher is having a BOOK SALE! 🤓 What a great way to start the weekend. If you love romance books, check it out... ❤️ #booksale #romance

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Recursion | Blake Crouch
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Pickpick

This book is SO GOOD!! I love Blake Crouch's stories and writing. It reminds me of Michael Crichton. It can get technical, but if you don't get bogged down in that and just read, his characters are so great and you want to run through the story with them. I've been in a reading slump and this got me out of it. I couldn't put it down.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Letter R for #LitsyAtoZ2019
@BookishMarginalia

SaraFair I‘ve just gotta get it!!! 3mo
jenniferajanes I agree with your review! I understood enough to enjoy the story. What a wild ride! 3mo
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Recursion | Blake Crouch
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I love that I married a man who is happy to sit across from me in a coffee shop and read. ❤️🤓 #booklove

Erinreadsthebooks Love this! My husband isn't a reader but understands my love for reading. 3mo
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Because finding a cool coffee shop to sit in and read makes my day...☕️

tammysue So neat! 3mo
Howard_L Awesome 3mo
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Pickpick

Hubby and I listened to this audiobook on our road trip the other day. It is HILARIOUS. A super funny take on things like - how much girls loved John Cusack in the 80's and why, The Real World, Coldplay, and much more.

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Happy National Dog Day! ❤️🐶🐶

OriginalCyn620 So cute! 🐶❤️ 3mo
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Untitled | Unknown
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Ramses
Nefret
Emerson
@Clwojick

Clwojick ♥️ 3mo
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Recursion | Blake Crouch
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Because bookstores are my favorite hangout... ❤️🤓

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Road Trip | Melody Carlson
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Hubby and I are on a road trip all day... WE NEED A GOOD AUDIO BOOK! HELP A GIRL OUT. 🤓

AmyG This was a good audiobook- read by Trevor Noah himself. 3mo
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Recursion | Blake Crouch
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I'm a big fan of cool book covers and this one is awesome. 😎 I loved his book, Dark Matter, so I'm excited to dive into this one...🤓 #bookcovers

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Moved my twin boys into their dorm yesterday. I'm officially an empty nester. 😐 Hubby and I wandered downtown and it warmed my heart to find this adorable bookstore. ❤️🤓 #bookstore #happyplace

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Rules for Visiting: A Novel | Jessica Francis Kane
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Fighting a sinus infection. Snuggled with Sabrina and reading are just what the doctor ordered. ❤️🤓

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I hope you feel better soon 💕 4mo
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Megabooks Get well soon! 4mo
Freespirit Sinus infections are rotten. Hope your better soon🤗 4mo
Crazeedi Hope you feel better soon, your sweet friend must be a comfort! 4mo
Hooked_on_books Sabrina is gorgeous! 🐶💙 4mo
SheReadsAndWrites Thank you @Hooked_on_books She is such a big love ❤️ 4mo
Velvetfur Aaww, lovely doggie.....hope you feel better soon though x 4mo
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I loved this. I've cleaned out 3 rooms of my house already. It's fantastic. I'm sold on minimalism. 😊 (not books though. Not giving up those. 😬🤭🤓)
This was my choice for M in #LitsyAtoZ2019
@BookishMarginalia

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Soaking in this game changer of a book with my favorite reading buddy... #Ramses

Crazeedi Your puppy!❤❤❤ 4mo
SheReadsAndWrites Thank you @Crazeedi He's a sweetheart 😊❤️ 4mo
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Run | Ann Patchett
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...so she decided to read instead. 🤓💗 #truth #tea #amreading

Caroline2 😆 👏 4mo
Megabooks 🤣🤣🤣👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4mo
BookishJess LOL I need one of those mugs too! 🤣 4mo
SheReadsAndWrites Such truth. It's from an Etsy store - so cute. 🙃 @Caroline2 @Megabooks @BookishJess 4mo
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It's a sit and read with your blankie kind of day... 🤓❤️

TrishB Aww 🐶 5mo
OriginalCyn620 Aww! 🐶❤️ 5mo
Hooked_on_books What a sweet pup! 🐶💜 5mo
SheReadsAndWrites Thank you @Hooked_on_books @OriginalCyn620 @TrishB 😊 She's a big love ❤️ 5mo
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Wow. Just. Wow. A quick read, but a most important one for women. Such beautiful writing and wisdom. Loved it.
Letter L choice for #LitsyAtoZ
@BookishMarginalia

Julsmarshall I ❤️❤️❤️ this book! 5mo
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One of the things I love about Anne Lamott is that I don't agree with everything she says. I feel confident if she heard me say this though, she'd shrug and go, "that's cool. I don't agree with everything you say either." ? What I love most about her is this: the nuggets of wisdom in her work are so vast there's not a tote bag in the world that could hold them.
Letter A for #LitsyAtoZ
@BookishMarginalia

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This was so yummy I read it in one day, but I will savor the wisdom for a lifetime. Linking scripture to bread, fish, figs and more, it's a decadent way to view life and food. I loved it.
Letter T for #LitsyAToZ
@BookishMarginalia

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My reading buddy ❤️🐶

Ericalambbrown Awwwww! Cutie! 💕🐶 5mo
SheReadsAndWrites Thank you @Ericalambbrown She's a huge love 😊❤️ 5mo
Freespirit ❤️🐶Very cute 5mo
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This book has charm, great characters, romance- and all centered around a bookshop. A reader couldn‘t ask for more. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Letter H for #LitsyAtoZ2019
@BookishMarginalia

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Strolled Green Acres this morning and now reading... not a bad day at all. 🤓

Stacypatrice Absolutely gorgeous 💖 5mo
SheReadsAndWrites Right? @Stacypatrice I HAD to bring some of those home. 😊🙃 5mo
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Because every day needs a bit of hope...

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'It's a lovely day... #coffee #cozy #read

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You wouldn't think that something like a graduation would be exhausting, but it is. My plan for the day it to act like my Great Dane moving from couch to bed and back again. And I plan on having my book with me to read the entire time as well... 🤓