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Touched by Angels (Angels Everywhere #3)

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“Debbie Macomber writes characters that are as warm and funny as your best friends.”
—Susan Wiggs

“Debbie Macomber’s name on a book is a guarantee of warm-hearted, endearing romance that will captivate and charm her legions of readers.”
—Jayne Ann Krentz

#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber—winner of numerous accolades and honors, including the Romance Writers
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ebook, 400 pages
Published September 29th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published January 1st 1995)
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Hsiau Wei
Three angels was assigned to three young women; Goodness, Mercy and Shirley was to take care of Brynn, Hannah and Jenny. Each of these young ladies have their own challenges and predicament. Being an angel, Goodness, Mercy and Shirley is not to allow to intervene in these ladies’ life and at the same time to make their prayers come true.
Brynn has determine to make a difference in her student life and to encourage them to achieve their dreams. Being in a poverty stricken neighbourhood, it is eas
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Mum
It was a great group of stories. It was a fun read. The optimism of the author lifted my hopes.
Maria
Jan 19, 2012 Maria rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
New York City is always in need of divine intervention and this holiday season finds the always inspired and somewhat impulsive angels, Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy answering three heart heartfelt prayers …and teaching some important lessons along the way. And Goodness, along with Mercy and Shirley, know all three women have a lot to learn.

Brynn, a dedicated inner-city teacher, wants to make a difference in her troubled student’s lives; she wants them to learn to dream.

Hannah needs to learn to f
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Dee
Two-haiku review:

Now New York City
Three slightly devilish angels
Helping with romance

Three couples, angels
None of plots can have much depth
But sweetness abounds
Siobhan
Nov 29, 2015 Siobhan rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I was looking for a heart warming and perhaps sentimental story with Christmas as the background theme but I found all that is wrong with the typical romance that everyone seems to gobble up. Biased attitudes towards minorities, a perpetuation of ignorance and stupidity in women and manizing
(objectification of men) I don't mean just physical objectification. I mean idealizing a particular kind of man as an object to own. The kind of man that is so hard working he is a workaholic but somehow has
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Kshydog
Dec 05, 2015 Kshydog rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Story of 3 angels sent to answer the prayers relatives have for different people. Although set during the Christmas season, it is not really a holiday story. Have read later books in the series which were more humorous. More about the 3 people than about the Angels doing much to help. Enjoyed the story of Brynn the most since there seemed to be more build-up about her difficulties as a teacher. Surprised at how quickly Hannah fell in love with a guy not intended for her by her family. Her grandm ...more
Shirley
May 03, 2011 Shirley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2010
Another cozy read. These are great for those times when you need a good ending.
Molly Cline
Dec 30, 2015 Molly Cline rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015, christmas, series-3
Ms Macomber found herself in this one... The first book I read in this series was book #4 and loved it, so started with book 1. Although book 1 and 2 were good they weren't as good as book 4 and the air about them were a bit different. BUT this book was very nice! Although the middle seemed to kind of 'got stuck' and the ending was hurried up until the end I would have given this a 5 star rating but the end was hurried into one chapter after being dragged out for about 10. But still a good book. ...more
Drebbles
Feb 10, 2012 Drebbles rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011
Brynn, Hannah, and Jenny all have dreams. Brynn is a teacher who dreams of making a difference in her students' lives, even if Roberto Alcantara thinks she is in over her head. Hannah is so used to following her parents' wishes that she is engaged to one man, Carl, while in love with another, Joshua. Small-town girl Jenny's dreams of becoming a star on Broadway are growing dimmer by the day and she misses her family - and Trey LaRue. All three must learn to follow their hearts and they'll have s ...more
Kissa
Dec 28, 2011 Kissa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Debbie Macomber is a favorite of mine and I was so excited to read this book at Christmas time on my vacation. I didn't realize that this was part of a series and series always hook me so I may read some of the others. Basically there were three stories in this book, one for each angel. Only one disappointed me- the one about the teacher, Brynn. As I read that one I noticed way too many parallels with the movie Dangerous Minds. The plot wasn't similar it was almost exact. One of the student's na ...more
Jill
Sep 23, 2014 Jill rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: library-books
The 3 angels, Shirley, Goodness and Mercy are back in New York right at Thanksgiving time. They each have to see that prayers are answered, with orders from Archangel Gabriel, NOT to get into trouble this Christmas season. The ending of the book is good as we learn what happens to the 3 assignments in the years to come. This is a "feel good" book that is easy to read and makes you want to feel angel wings around you.
Kate
Dec 23, 2015 Kate rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another cute book featuring Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy. To be honest, though, I didn't think the angels played as significant a role in this book as they have in the previous two. I really liked the parts where Shirley would just stand watch over (and with) Brynn. To me, that shows what a real angel is most likely to do in our lives.
Jan Mcleod
The 3 angels, Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy, are at it again -in New York this time. Their assignments almost prove too much for them, but banding together they get the jobs done. Entertaining.
April Suter
Oct 23, 2011 April Suter rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shirley, Goodness and Mercy have several prayers requests that must be met by Christmas Day: Brynn, Hannah and Jenny. Brynn is a new teacher in NYC, many challenges in the classroom and her lovelife. Hannah, a good Jewish daughter wants to follow her parents' plan and marry Carl, but this handsome man she met at the parade is all she can think about. Jenny, a dancer/singer, is waiting for her big break, or waiting for that handome cowboy from back home? And in true angel style they discuss at th ...more
Jane Patterson
This is one in a series of "Angels" book. There all about 3 Angles, Shirley, Goodness and Mercy who go behind the scenes to help 3 different people with various problems. Always nice to read after reading a very intense book.
Nifer
Apr 06, 2014 Nifer rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A fun read. Love the names of the angels. Unfortunately, the reader (I 'read' an audiobook) was terrible at the New York Jewish accent.
Debbie Sue
Feb 02, 2016 Debbie Sue rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love Debbie Macombers Angel books and this one was one of her best very good read!
Erika
Jan 22, 2014 Erika rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
Meh... This was okay in so far that it was readable but the story was too cutesy for me. I wanted to read it because it was sent to me but I wouldn't search out the other two in the series. If you need something light and fluffy to read, this is perfect!
Charity Perez
Jan 19, 2015 Charity Perez rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love all Debbie Macomber books. She has my from begging to end and always leaving me wanting more.
Laura
Jan 16, 2015 Laura rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyed the antics of the 3 Angels. Very relaxing read.
Cindy Kester
Apr 17, 2014 Cindy Kester rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Debbie Macomber never disappoints me!
Lisa
Jul 03, 2015 Lisa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Love her Christmas books!
Elaine
Wonderful story done in Debbie's s great style.
Ali's Books
Dec 30, 2014 Ali's Books rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
review to come~
Linda
Jan 12, 2015 Linda rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love love love these angel stories.
Ingrid
May 17, 2014 Ingrid rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Feel good
Charlie
Feb 17, 2014 Charlie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This series is a feel good series and can pull your heart strings. However so far this book in the series pulls the heartstrings more than the others. It was a tearjerker in places.
Edith
Jan 20, 2015 Edith rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
If you are looking for a feel good book than these Angel books with Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy are the ones to read.
Susan Featheringill
Exciting book with twists at every corner. Hard to put it down!
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Debbie Macomber is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of today’s most popular writers with more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide. In her novels, Macomber brings to life compelling relationships that embrace family and enduring friendships, uplifting her readers with stories of connection and hope. Macomber’s novels have spent over 770 weeks on the New York Times ...more
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