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Angels at the Table

(Angels Everywhere #7)

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3.85  ·  Rating details ·  5,458 ratings  ·  800 reviews
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In this joyous and whimsical holiday novel, Debbie Macomber rings in the season with the return of Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy, delivering laughs, love, and a charming dose of angelic intervention.
 
Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy know that an angel’s work is never done, especially during a time as wondrous as New Year’s Eve. With an apprentice ang
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Hardcover, 222 pages
Published October 23rd 2012 by Ballantine Books
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Liz Thomas There's only one recipe in the back for Peppermint Bark. The book tells some of the dishes she is cooking but no details about them.
Liz Thomas Not necessarily, but you do get to know who the angels are and their characters if you read the first one and then mix it up from there.

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Rebecca Jo
Aug 30, 2012 rated it really liked it
I love Debbie Macomber... & love her Christmas series... especially when it involves those little mischevious angels, Shirley, Mercy & Goodness. And this time, they have a new angel trying to learn the ropes, Will.

Will learns right away how, as hard as they try, these 3 angels are getting themselves in trouble...

Will has in hand in letting two people, Lucie & Aren, meet... on New Years Eve... & they connect instantly. The bad thing? They're not supposed to meet until later down
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Janet
Dec 26, 2013 rated it liked it
Sometimes I get a strong urge to watch a sweet romance comedy while eating ice cream. There's something so satisfying about a formulaic love story, complete with the happy ending, that makes me feel warm and snugly. Never have I ever encountered a book that made me feel that way. Thanks to my friends and Avid employees Will and Tyler, I now own a book that made me feel warm and fuzzy in the same way my rom-coms do. As a small business owner who's very driven, the lead character's successful but ...more
Lisa
Dec 08, 2015 rated it it was ok
Clearly, I'm too jaded & irreverent for Macomber. Her romances have a bit too much sap & cheese for my tastes.
Chloe
Dec 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Nicola Clough
Jul 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I always love Debbie's book and she didn't disappoint at all this was an easy read and didn't want to put it down and so enjoyable. Full of romance but shows how they need a helping hand to get there.
Lucie and Aren meet when they bump into each other completely by accident as they just happened to be together at the same time on New Year's Eve. They got it off straight away but they loose contact as something comes up for her and shows how they need the Angels to guide them back together. Probl
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Megan Readinginthesunshine
The first thing that drew me to this particular book was the title. I’m a huge believer in Angels, I love everything about them and it is not often that I read a story with angels in. I’d LOVE to read more fiction that features Angels, and after reading this one, I’m now on the look out for more!! I must also say that the cover of this book is GORGEOUS. It is very warm and invites you in before you have even opened the first page!

Mercy, Goodness and Shirley are Angels. They are Prayer Ambassador
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Jonel
Nov 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This novel in Macomber’s Angels Everywhere series is comical, as always. They say that God works in mysterious ways. Macomber’s story here definitely embodies that. At the same time, she in no way pushes her readers towards religion. Macomber makes the setting easy to picture and the story easy to immerse yourself in. This well written & presented novel combines all the best of the Christmas season in a package that can easily be enjoyed year round.

I absolutely love these angels. Even thoug
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April Wood
Jan 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy are at it again, and this time they have an apprentice angel under their wings, Will to help lend a heavenly hand to the humans down below. On New Years Eve, they meddle in the affairs of Lucie and Aren, a couple who seemingly are meant to be. Unfortunately, the Angels' plans for the pair hit a bump in the road.

A year later, Lucie and Aren haven't forgotten about each other, and neither have the Angels. They devise a plan to reunite the pair, and give them their happ
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Lori Frank
Sep 22, 2017 rated it did not like it
Was it written for thirteen year olds?
Debbie Floyd
3.5 stars this was a light fun read a good book to read as the holiday season begins
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Digital audiobook read by Kimberly Farr
2.5**

This is a romance set during the holidays, featuring a restaurant chef vs a food critic, with the help/interference of four angels. Angels Shirley, Goodness and Mercy have a new apprentice angel, Will. On New Year’s Eve they make a quick orientation trip to earth, and Will, in his excitement, causes Lucie Farrara and Aren Fairchild to meet. But they weren’t supposed to meet this early in their lives and Angel Gabriel is pretty upset with them for inte
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Tonya
Aug 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012-reads
Shirley, Goodness and Mercy are back for another eventful season! And they have a new member of the clan, an apprentice, Will. From Psalm 23:6, " Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever." So there you have it! A new angel in training.

All of our angels mean the best in their actions, but sometimes they don't understand that God gave us humans free will. In addition we are stubborn. So on New Year's Eve when our 3 angels
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Loraine
Nov 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
SUMMARY: In this joyous and whimsical holiday novel, Debbie Macomber rings in the season with the return of Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy, delivering laughs, love, and a charming dose of angelic intervention.

Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy know that an angel’s work is never done, especially during a time as wondrous as New Year’s Eve. With an apprentice angel, Will, under their wings, they descend upon Times Square in New York City eager to join in the festivities. And when Will spies two lonely str
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Mycoton32
Nov 28, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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16/20 - Des anges gaffeurs, de l'amour, de l'humour, à manger, un bon moment de détente :)
Koxinell
Dec 03, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Roman idéal pour la période des fêtes si on aime les miracles de Noël. Une écriture fluide, pleine de tendresse. Histoire sans prise de tête mais Pas inoubliable !
Kate
Dec 08, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a quick read, but an enjoyable end to the 'Angels' series.
I liked the 'heavenly hi-jinks' that Shirley, Goodness, Mercy and Will got into when trying to help Lucie and Aren. They have *such* good intentions, but then things end up going *so* far astray from what needs to happen. Their shenanigans are definitely giggle-worthy!
As for Lucie and Aren, I ended up really liking each of them, though there were points where I wished I could have knocked some sense into them. They did figure out
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Ptiteaurel
Dec 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Je continue mon challenge de lecture de Noël avec cette romance qui est dans ma PAL depuis plus d'un an. Je savais que j'allais passer un bon moment avec la plume de Debbie Maccomber et ce fut en effet une lecture magique et parfaitement dans l'ambiance de Noël.

Cette lecture fut très agréable et très plaisante. La magie de Noël opère et on y croit. Debbie Maccomber a su nous proposer une romance douce, féérique , magique et on attend le dénouement final avec impatience. Nous passons aussi de bon
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Patricia
Dec 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
I do enjoy this author's Angel books. My only issue is that I am confused about the names of the two different series: Angelic Intervention and Angels Everywhere. There seems to be some overlap. If these books are supposed to be read in order, then I am lost! Still, they are very enjoyable.
Elizabeth
Sweet clean romantic comedy Christmas story with angels! I really enjoyed it :-D There was an element of the movie "An Affair to Remember" and the movie "Sleepless in Seattle" which made me love it more :-D Thank you for sending me this, Jennifer!
Theresa
Dec 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Very entertaining, quick read. I love the antics of Shirley, Mercy and Goodness!
Brenda
Dec 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Awesome book
Nanie Hurley
Dec 26, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: leituras-de-2013
Anjos à Mesa, de Debbie Macomber
Novo Conceito - 219 páginas
Uma história de amor no Natal que, infelizmente, não conseguiu me conquistar.


Título: Anjos à Mesa
Título Original: Angels at the Table
Autora: Debbie Macomber
Tradutor: Rafael Gustavo Spigel
Editora: Novo Conceito
ISBN: 978-85-8163-341-1
Ano da Edição: 2013
Ano Original de Lançamento: 2012
Nº de Páginas: 219
Série: Angels Everywhere - Vol. 7


Ruim.


Não sei se eu que estou com pouco espírito natalino ou o excesso de trabalho me deixou meio amarga, ma
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Caroline Gurgel
É só começar Dezembro que já começo a procurar livros cujas histórias se passem no Natal. Adoro essa época do ano e, assim que Anjos à Mesa foi parar na minha lista, descobri que a autora é famosa nos comentários que recebi.

Depois da decepção do último livro “natalino” que li, O Presente (Cecelia Ahern), comecei esse sem grandes expectativas. Anjos à mesa é como um filme leve de sessão da tarde: às vezes é tudo que queremos, outras vezes, não conseguimos ver graça naquilo. Eu estava no dia de qu
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Ashlee
Dec 29, 2013 rated it liked it
This was a really cute read. But it wasn't the best book I've ever read, just a fluff one.

This is also my first Debbie Macomber book. So because I haven't picked up a Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy book before- that could be why I didn't care for it as much. In all honesty, the angels irritated me at some points in the book. When they were talking about how they wanted to shake humans and how dumb we were, etc. It was a little offensive. Also the way they talked and acted so clueless about certain
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Stormi (BMReviewsohmy)
I meant to review this before Christmas and I forgot so I will do it now. I have only read a few of Debbie Macomber's books. One of them was with the Mrs. Miracle character, but I haven't read any of the angel trio.

If you are looking for a quick whimsical read then you will enjoy Angels at the Table. Shirley, Goodness and Mercy are always getting themselves into trouble. Now they have an apprentice angel, Will. They should have never taken him to earth to look around, but they can't help wanting
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Joyce (Chloe)
Mar 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love Debbie.
In this joyous and whimsical holiday novel, Debbie Macomber rings in the season with the return of Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy, delivering laughs, love, and a charming dose of angelic intervention.

Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy know that an angel’s work is never done, especially during a time as wondrous as New Year’s Eve. With an apprentice angel, Will, under their wings, they descend upon Times Square in New York City eager to join in the festivities. And when Will spies two lonely
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Mary
Dec 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Always a good read!! Snuggle up under the covers and get ready to not put this book down!! Debbie MaComber has done it again (and so have her angels!! LOL). You have to read the note that Debbie writes in the book BEFORE you start reading the story to see how she gets the idea for the "apprentence angel." Very creative I must say.

Shirley, Goodness and Mercy are at it again at the very start of the story. They are showing Will what Earth looks like, without Gabriel knowing about it, and how fasci
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David Caldwell
Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy are Prayer Ambassadors (what we would call Angels). They have a new apprentice named Will. While showing Will New Year's Eve in Times Square, they accidentally cause two mortals to meet before they were scheduled . While Lucie Farrara and Aren Fairchild hit it off, another twist of fates pulls them back apart. Now it is a year later, and the Angels have a plan to bring the two back together.

While this is a typical romance in a lot of ways, there is one main point tha
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Maureen Timerman
Nov 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012
What a delightful read. When I read why Debbie added Will...the Prayer Ambassador, I was hooked. Psalm 23:6, " Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever."
Of course anytime Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy get together, and add in the trainee Will, mayhem will happen. You will be giggling with each little oops that happens.
A very uplifting, feel good, and delightful read. You don't want this one to end. Can you picture a cam
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Ronna
Sep 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is the latest, and best installment, in the Debbie Macomber 'angles' series. It seems like an updated, Christian fun redo of the movie, An Affair To Remember.

The angles--Shirley, Goodness, Mercy, and the newest addition, Will are 'prayer ambassadors' from heaven who push the boundaries of their assignments. This time they cause two lonely people to meet in Times Square on New Years Eve. They have an instant attraction, but problems arise and the angels 'help' causes problems for the new co
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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 1,000 weeks on the New York Time ...more

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