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aroc

Joined December 2016

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Night driving and night reading. #roadtrip #nookbook

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Thanks for the tag @Stacypatrice ! I am a day behind but I guess better late than never.

💙 Recent photo of the little sharing a book with his school! I love his excitement!

💛 Brew a cup of tea and read or watch a movie with the family and knit

🏡 We are leaving for vacation in the woods of Michigan! So many books packed and ready!

#wondrouswednesday
@Eggs

Come-read-with-me @aroc ADORABLE!!!💗 2w
Eggs Oh what an angel 👼 2w
Gissy So cute! 😘❤️❤️❤️ 2w
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Some #LitsyLove

@Princess-Kingofkings I love the "Dang it feels good to be a Llama!" ????

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Princess-Kingofkings What can I say ~ they were on sale at Hobby Lobby or Michael's and llamas are"cool" ? 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love llamas 🦙❤️ 3w
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Working on some #LitsyLove tonight. We leave for vacation in two weeks and want to be caught up before we leave!

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Slajaunie I‘m waaaaay behind again. 3w
Slajaunie Enjoy your vacation!! 3w
aroc @Slajaunie Thanks! I'm struggling with my TBR pile. Its too big to pack right now! 3w
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Hooked on Books | Wildwood, NJ (Bookstore)
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Rosie helping me with my end of the summer #bookhaul from my favorite place, Hooked On Books!

Catsandbooks Omg adorable! 😍 1mo
OriginalCyn620 Cute! 1mo
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So many #PostLit books have arrived. Including mine!

@CaliforniaCay @CareBear

CareBear I think this is all that are left! 1mo
Soubhiville Oh! Wow. How did that happen? 1mo
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CareBear @Soubhiville I think there were some dropouts all in the same mailing spot so the next person in line got a bunch at once. I‘ll just be glad if everyone gets their book back!!! 🤞 1mo
irre I hope I get my replacement book back. 😂 1mo
Soubhiville @aroc I hope you enjoy them! 1mo
irre So you have 3 books to read? @aroc (edited) 1mo
irre Did you get your book back @Kappadeemom ? I don‘t think I got your pick yet. 1mo
aroc @irre I promise to send it soon! 1mo
aroc @CareBear @Soubhiville I will send along ASAP. I may not read them all but I will try! 1mo
aroc @CareBear Should I still send them to you next? 1mo
CareBear @aroc yes I would just send each as you finish or decide not to read. 1mo
irre @aroc No rush. I read it 😜 1mo
Kappadeemom @irre I don‘t think so. I forgot which book I picked because it‘s been so long 😂😂 1mo
irre @Kappadeemom 😂 Maybe @CareBear remembers. 1mo
CareBear @Kappadeemom @irre I have a spreadsheet with everyone‘s pick, I‘ll look it up. 1mo
CaliforniaCay Sorry again to dump all of those on you at once! I was excited when I got them all at once too but I only got around to reading one of them in its entirety so I ended up sending them all along in a chunk too! Atleast we're in the home stretch now! 1mo
JulAnna Thanks @CareBear Good to know! 1mo
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A little pool side reading to close the holiday weekend.

@OriginalCyn620 😊

OriginalCyn620 Oh my gosh! Good poolside reading, if I do say so myself! ❤️😊 1mo
aroc @OriginalCyn620 I'm really enjoying it! 💛 1mo
OriginalCyn620 So glad to hear it @aroc! 1mo
aroc @OriginalCyn620 Great read! Congratulations! 1mo
OriginalCyn620 Thank you so much @aroc! That means a lot! 😊❤️ 1mo
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1st to Die | James Patterson
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Rejoining the Womens murder club. Oh I missed these badass ladies 😊

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Cape May: A Novel | Chip Cheek
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Mehso-so

I wanted to like this book so much more than I did. The end got a bit crazy sexually and it left me a bit unsettled.

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Whisper Network: A Novel | Chandler Baker
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Lovesbooks87 I am excited to read this! So glad to hear that you liked it! 2mo
EH2018 Yay!!! So want to read this!! 2mo
aroc @Lovesbooks87 @EH2018 OMG! So much I want to say but I don't want to spoil anything! 2mo
aroc @EH2018 Thank you so much for the recommendation. I definitely helped my funk! 😊 2mo
EH2018 🤗 👏👍 2mo
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Literally sitting in my driveway listening because it is so good!

Megabooks I do this, too! 3mo
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Help! I need a book for my #LMPBC! I am really struggling this time! I am willing to buy something new for the group!

Sorry #GroupE I am in a deep reading slump and can't find a good book. Any suggestions would be great!
@Lovesbooks87 @EH2018 @Honeybeegirl

TheBookKeepers On ur TBR and I just finished this for my group of lmpbc and it was a fun, quick read! 3mo
Lovesbooks87 @TheBookKeepers @aroc I have been wanted to read the book she suggested. So if anybody else wants to read it I would be all for it. 3mo
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EH2018 Looked at some websites thought these sounded good 3mo
Lovesbooks87 I have heard a lot of great things about the Whisper Network! 3mo
EH2018 @aroc some suggestions! 3mo
aroc @TheBookKeepers @Lovesbooks87 @EH2018 thank you! Ordering something now! 3mo
EH2018 😁 3mo
EH2018 @aroc just wanted to send a reminder that my mailing address has updated since the last round 3mo
aroc @EH2018 Thanks for the reminder! I definitely would have sent it to the wrong place! 3mo
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Cape Atlantic Book Company | Cape May, NJ (Bookstore)
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My beach #bookhaul courtesy of Cape Atlantic Book Company and Della's Five and Dime.

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I Am Still Alive | Kate Marshall
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@EH2018 I'm sorry I have been dragging my feeting getting this in the mail. It's on its way to you! 😊

I enjoyed another great round of #LMPBC @Lovesbooks87 @Patchshank

Now trying to figure out what to read for our next round! Anything you are feeling or want to read? (I'm in a funk and need out!) Lol

Lovesbooks87 I am willing to read anything! 3mo
EH2018 @aroc no worries, Take ur time! 3mo
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A Skippy audio drama?!?! Hell yeah!

Enjoying some Skippy and Joe on our way to a beach party!

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The Friends We Keep | Jane Green
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Morning reading on the beach house balcony. You know it's summer when Jane Green is on the menu. 💛

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Cape Atlantic Book Company | Cape May, NJ (Bookstore)
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As a rule I always buy books here in the summer. After finding out that the store flooded over the winter and they lost most of their books. I may have to splurge this year. They didn't have the Jane Green book I was looking for but I got two for me and one for the little one that the hubby wanted! 💙💛💙

Kaylamburson Train is so cool!! I love the interaction element! 4mo
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1. The Gown
2. It was a book club pick and I don't want to ruin it for the other members.
3. Jane Green's new one! Going to get it this weekend!
4. 75 books. I'm a bit behind! Lol
5. @EclecticBookLover @whatsthEStorey @EH2018 @Lovesbooks87

Thanks @BookFrog!

#thursdaysurvey @laurenslibrary

Gissy Behind?😲I'm so happy with my 39 books read! Now I'm feeling depressed😟☺️ 4mo
aroc @Gissy oh no! I want to read 75 but I think I have only read 17 ! 4mo
Gissy @aroc Ohhhh but there are many persons that can read so fast! I wish I could do that. I decided not to die so I can read all my books😂 4mo
aroc @Gissy 🤣🤣🤣 4mo
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Outlander | Diana Gabaldon
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Catching up on #LitsyLove while watching some bookish TV (for the fourth time!)

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love your shelves 💗💗💗💗 4mo
Crazeedi You have a beautiful room 4mo
Kaylamburson Have you read the books, too? 4mo
aroc @Kaylamburson Yes, I am currently working on Drums of Autumn. 4mo
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I Am Still Alive | Kate Marshall
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Got the next book for #LMPBC! @Patchshank @EH2018 I'm having printer problems to ship to you so hopefully it will be out tomorrow. @Lovesbooks87

I also have lots of #LitsyLove to respond to! So much mail love! @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheBookHippie

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Me too!!! It‘s awesome 💗 4mo
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The Gown: A Novel | Jennifer Robson
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Early morning beach house reading. While the hubby and little one snuggle. 💛💙💛

mvegabec Good morning!! How do you like it? Is that book interesting? I have it on my TBR waiting 😺 5mo
aroc @mvegabec So far so good! I don't want to put it down. 5mo
mvegabec Great! I am looking forward to reading it! 5mo
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Working on my #LitsyLove tonight. Hoping to be all caught up 😁 So much love in the mail 💛

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheBookHippie

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 5mo
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Finally sitting in my library!
Hubby had his wisdom teeth out today, had to take the little one to the doctor for a cough (he's fine!) And then get to work. He fell asleep on our trip to Home Depot tonight because strong meds won't slow the hubby down in nice weather!
Going to enjoy some Rose and this book while I have a moment of peace!

Kmmsellers Sounds like you have earned your reading break tonight! Hope everyone recovers quickly! I just got this book on audio and can‘t wait to start it. 5mo
aroc @Kmmsellers Thanks! 5mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love them!! 6mo
kspenmoll Nice ones!!! 6mo
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Working on my #litsylove while Rosie watches the little one. My heart is full! 💛💙💛💙

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheBookHippie

Lovesbooks87 Aww! How cute! 6mo
AmyG That is so sweet. 💕 6mo
rretzler 💕💕💕 6mo
vkois88 Awww I miss that age 😢😢😢 4mo
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Received some Litsy mail today! #LitsyLove #LMPBC

@Patchshank it arrived safe and sound! @EH2018 @Lovesbooks87

Thanks for the card @litenthusiast! I'm worried we may be the same person 🤣🤣

Patchshank I hope you enjoy it! 6mo
litenthusiast @aroc I just saw this tag! It made me laugh. 💜 6mo
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Not entirely bookish but too cute not to share!

Today is my sister-in-laws birthday so we sent her this picture. She is a huge Harry Potter fan and I bought this onesie for her to celebrate being an aunt. "I solemnly swear my Aunt and I are up to no good"

Unfortunately we couldn't celebrate with her today and she not on Litsy but I thought my Litsy family might enjoy it!

Look at my little Potter! ???

Stacypatrice Super cute!!!! 7mo
Lovesbooks87 Omg Anna! He is a cute!!! Love it! 7mo
EclecticBookLover Too cute!!!!!!! 😍 7mo
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OriginalCyn620 Adorable!! 😎 7mo
Slajaunie Adorable!!! 🥰 7mo
litenthusiast He is so cute!! Plus I adore the Harry Potter outfit! 7mo
GripLitGrl Too cute!😍 7mo
Gissy So cute! He is in the right path☺️😍❤️❤️❤️❤️Lively! 7mo
Gissy I mean lovely ☺️ 7mo
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Some #litsylove after a rainy rough day at work. I love going to get the mail now 😁
@Canndor @jenniferajanes (scratch and sniff stamp! So cool! )@Stacypatrice
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

jenniferajanes I‘m glad we were able to brighten your day! 7mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I hope tomorrow is better 😘❤️ 7mo
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litenthusiast Glad you received it! 💜 7mo
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So much #LitsyLove!! I have a stacked ready to be mailed and I received some! Going to the mailbox is so much fun! @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Thank you! @ScientistSam @JenlovesJT47 @Stacypatrice

Stacypatrice @aroc Yahoo!!! 7mo
ScientistSam Glad it arrived 😊 7mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!!! 📝📬💌 7mo
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Just put some #LitsyLove in the mailbox and now to work on sending some more love! Had a hankering to watch a little Harry Potter! I am so excited to share this series with my little boy when he is older! 💙

Gissy Wow! Those shelves look awesome! 👌 7mo
Bklover My plan for the day too! And where did you get that awesome Wonder Woman glass? 7mo
aroc @Gissy Thanks! My hubby's handy work. 7mo
aroc @Bklover I made it with my silhouette machine! 7mo
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1. Counted cross stitch, paint by numbers, knitting, and reading of course!

2. Historical fiction, YA, chick lit, romance, I will read almost anything.

3. Yes, a kitty we rescued, Rosie the Riveter

4. It is now

5. I collect antique medicine bottles (I am a pharmacist) and Wonder Woman items.

6. Tag you're it, @whatsthEStorey! 😁

#litsylovesurvey
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks #5 so cool!!! I‘ll be in the lookout for them at the antique stores!! 💚💚 7mo
aroc @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you! I love them when they have the old address of the pharmacy or name of the pharmacist. Makes me feel like I have a connection to the past. 😊 7mo
Gissy Interesting collection hobby. I also like bottles in general. What I like is those unique, rare forms and texture. But I'm not a collector but love them! 7mo
CoffeeNBooks I'm finally getting a chance to write some letters to people I haven't written to yet! 😊 7mo
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Look what made it home! My #LMPBC Round 4 pick! I am so glad you all enjoyed it. I liked it more than I thought I would.
Now to start my next #LMPBC Round 5 pick!
@Lovesbooks87 @EH2018 @Patchshank

Lovesbooks87 Yay! I am so glad that it made it back to you! Can't wait for the next round! 7mo
EH2018 Really excited to start again! Thanks for Shades of Gray @aroc I look forward to finally getting to read that one! @Lovesbooks87 The Word is Murder will be on its way to you asap! 7mo
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Got my first #litsylove today! Thank you @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks! I am so excited to begin!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!! 💗📚🙌🏻 8mo
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Went on our first road trip this weekend to Grammy and Papa's house. I had some backseat Mommy reading time. This book was exactly what I needed! It was an honest look at returning to work and still providing for you baby whether it's still breastfeeding or moving on. Every chapter reminded me that I am an important member in this relationship with my baby and that whatever we choose is our choice and we have to do what's best for us. 💙💛

Readergrrl Ugh, I remember having to hide in a single stall bathroom to pump while at work. I teach in a high school so my schedule had NO normalcy to it. Luckily I think things have changed dramatically in the last 10 years!! 😊😊😊 8mo
aroc @Readergrrl Its better but not great. Fingers crossed I get through it! If not, oh well! 8mo
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Hi #GroupE, here are my choices. Two are hardcovers just in case you don't want to mail them, but I'm ok with sending them. 😊 #LMPBC
@EH2018 @Lovesbooks87 @Patchshank

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Patchshank I vote for Alive or the night tiger 8mo
EH2018 Alive or the girls in the garden look good to me! 8mo
Patchshank Finally my comments started working again. I wonder what that was about. I wasn't able to like anything either. 8mo
aroc @Patchshank Same here! Thought it was just me. Must be a Litsy issue. 8mo
Lovesbooks87 I have already read The Girls in the Garden but Alive or The Night Tiger sound good! 8mo
Patchshank @aroc I guess. I don't know if you saw my several posts to this thread. I deleted the repeats. I could not get it to work for anything. Kept trying. I just assumed it was my junk phone being junk. Guess I was wrong. 8mo
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The Gown: A Novel | Jennifer Robson
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Book mail! And only one is actually for me. 😁 I love buying books for people.

Lovesbooks87 Ashes in the Snow was so good but so heartbreaking! I love buying books for people too! 8mo
EclecticBookLover I see a 🍍cup back there! 🤣🤣 8mo
Rissreads Yes! There is nothing better than gifting a book ❤️💛💜🖤💙🧡💚 7mo
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Comfort and Joy | Kristin Hannah
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@vkois88 you out did yourself! Thank you so much for the #xstitchexchange box! Thank you for doing this and for hosting a wonderful swap. Thank you for including my little one in it. 💙 This just shows that Litsy is full of wonderful people. Thank you!

vkois88 Thank you again for participating ❤❤❤ I'm so glad you like it, I was so worried. The books for LO are all ones we own and love too! 8mo
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#Repost

Congratulations @TheReadingMermaid for #150KGiveaway!

My favorite genre is historical fiction especially WWII era. I'm a '40s gal at heart.

TheReadingMermaid That's awesome sweetheart I totally love books like that too. Thank you for entering and good luck 🤗 8mo
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Good Morning, Midnight | Lily Brooks-Dalton
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Mommy decided to take her tea and book outside today while the little one naps. Talk about a swing in temperature! Loving this weather! ☀️🌞💛

Lovesbooks87 Nice! It is in the 60s here and Maryland and it is a nice change from the cold! Enjoy! 8mo
EH2018 Such a beautiful day! Glad you are enjoying it! 8mo
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Speak: The Graphic Novel | Laurie Halse Anderson
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Read this one while the little one was resting.

I read this novel back in high school and it was intense. But seeing it in images was more intense. I loved that the images were black and white. It added to feeling of silence and shame. An amazing new way to get people to speak.

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Puddin' | Julie Murphy
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This was between a so-so and a pick for me. But I give it a pick because Millie's positive attitude is just that infective.

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Puddin' | Julie Murphy
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Daddy let Mommy run a few errands today. She made a detour at the library and went a little wild! 😍 I have plenty to read but library books always call out to me. They just want love even for a few weeks. #libraryhaul

P.S. @EclecticBookLover I hope my uncontrollable checking out and getting late fines helps the library! 😂💛😂

Lovesbooks87 So many great books! Enjoy! 9mo
EclecticBookLover Of course it helps! But what helps even more is checking out large quantities if books at a time for our stats! Right? @YummyLibrarian 9mo
YummyLibrarian Right 🙂 9mo
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10 Little Kisses | Taylor Garland
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@Lovesbooks87 You are too much! Thank you so much for the #litsylove. I am sure my little one is going to love this book. It is adorable! Thank you so much!

#LMPBC

Soubhiville Aw cute piggies! 9mo
Lovesbooks87 Your welcome! I thought it was really cute! So I just had to get it for you! 9mo
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The Night Circus | Erin Morgenstern
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Two things I could not put down. 1. My little one because he is so cute and 2. This book! I missed many naps being enthralled by the world of the night circus. Incredible story and had me hooked until the last page. #postlit

It will be on it's way to you @CareBear !

Wife Oh sweet little baby feet 🦶🏻!💙 9mo
Gissy Cute little feet!❤️❤️❤️ 9mo
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Sheets | Brenna Thummler
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Some light reading through the night while feeding the little one. This was very cute and heart warming. It was fun to read it snuggled in a baby blanket with all the yummy baby laundry and baby smells. 💙

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The Word Is Murder | Anthony Horowitz
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Finished my first book of 2019! It was really good! Great choice @Lovesbooks87. I didn't get this one right!

It's going to be on it's way to you @EH2018. Early so my new Mommy brain doesn't forget!

#LMPBC

Lovesbooks87 Yay! So glad you liked it. Did you by chance get the next book that I sent? Just wanted to make sure it made it to you! 9mo
aroc @Lovesbooks87 Yup! I got it! 9mo
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The Word Is Murder | Anthony Horowitz
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Mommy time before our next feeding. 💙

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The Word Is Murder | Anthony Horowitz
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My new reading view! Little Broc made his appearance last week and we are so in love! 💙 He is my new snuggle and read partner.

I am working hard on my book club books. @CaliforniaCay and @CareBear I got the next one! #Postlit And @Lovesbooks87 and @EH2018 I am working hard on our book! #LPMBC

EH2018 Awww! Congrats!! 😍 9mo
Lovesbooks87 Aww! Congrats! 👶🏻👶🏻👶🏻 9mo
Soubhiville Yay! Congratulations! 9mo
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GripLitGrl Congratulations!👶💕 9mo
CouronneDhiver Yay! Welcome, baby 👶🏽 9mo
ScientistSam Aww, so sweet! Congrats! 9mo
Kappadeemom Congrats!!! 9mo
BookNAround Enjoy snuggling that sweet baby. 9mo
a.bookish.byrd CoNgRaTuLaTiOnS! 9mo
BookwormAHN Congratulations 😻 9mo
Eggs Congratulations 🎈❤️🎈 9mo
Jas16 Congratulations!!💙💙💙 9mo
JulAnna Congratulations! 9mo
Alfoster Awwww!👏👏👏👏 9mo
Wife What a sweet baby!💙 9mo
CareBear Awww Anna, how sweet! Congratulations! 💕 9mo
Gissy ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 9mo
whatsthEStorey Eeek! Those cheeks!! I have been stalking your Litsy in hopes of a glimpse! 😍🤩🥰 9mo
CaliforniaCay Aww how adorable congratulations!! 9mo
samanthagutt Aww, Anna!! He‘s so perfect! A million congratulations! 🥰🥳 9mo
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The Word Is Murder | Anthony Horowitz
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Pregnancy pampering and a book! Little guy is due next week so I am pampering myself now! 💙

Got the book @Lovesbooks87 and thank you for the extras! #LMPBC @EH2018

Lovesbooks87 Yay! Glad it made it to you. Enjoy your pampering! 9mo
CouronneDhiver You must be hiding some of that belly - you look so little! 😊 All the best for a safe and peaceful delivery 9mo
aroc @CouronneDhiver Thank you! I am all belly but still small even though he is right on point! 9mo
Captivatedbybooks Hey mama!!! Im sending the #breakfastbookclub book this weekend im soooooo sorry its so late 9mo
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