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Angel of Hope
In this book Amber is a high-class teenage girl who gets pretty much anything she wants and is popular in school. When her sister can't go to Africa on a missionary trip, Amber takes her place. She not only helps other people while there, but she helps herself. She finds lots of new friends while in Africa... but most importantly... she finds herself!...
Angel of Mercy
Heather Barlow has always been idealistic, and now that she has finished high school, she's ready to make a difference in the world. After graduation she joins a mission group on a hospital mercy ship sailing to Africa. However, Heather is unprepared to face the disease, famine, and misery she encounters. Ian McCollum is also among the medical staff in Uganda. Ian has left his native Scotland to help those threatened by a world seeming indifferenc...
Angels in Pink
Angels in Pink "Raina's Story" revolves around a trio of friends: Raina, Holly and Kathleen. This story centers around blonde and beautiful Raina, a high school junior who, along with her two best friends, volunteers at a local hospital in her off time. Raina is on top of the world as she starts her junior year at school. She has her own car, she loves her volunteer work, she has a great boyfriend, Hunter, and two fantastic best friends. Things start ...
Angels Watching Over Me
Leah is put in the hospital with a broken finger. While there she has a roomate named Rebekah. Rebekah is Amish... something Leah is not really familiar with. Rebekah's sister, Charity, and brother, Ethan, come to stay with her. Leah becomes really close to all of them. She gets especially close to Ethan, who at first won't even look her in the eye but then tells her she is the most beautiful girl he has ever laid eyes on. Everything is going great...

McDaniel booklist

Don't Die, My Love
Two teenage kids are in love. Then one finds out they have a terminal illness. ...
I'll Be Seeing You
Carley Mattea never expected to meet a boy as handsome as Kyle Westin--and certainly not in the hospital. Seventeen-year-old Kyle was blinded when a chemistry experiment exploded, and doctors don't know if he'll ever get his sight back. He's miserable and Carley knows how he feels--she's scarred with a facial deformity that Kyle can't see. The two have become friends, but Carley worries that if Kyle regains his sight, he'll be horrified by what he sees. ...
Let Him Live
Megan's father talks her into becoming a candy striper at the hospital he works at to help her get over her best friend Cindy's death. On her first day she meets a boy named Donovan. They get really close but there is one problem... Donovan has needs a kidney transplant. Will he get it in time?...
Lifted Up By Angels
Leah has taken a summer job at an Indiana bed-and-breakfast to be near Ethan, a young Amish boy who she met when she shared a hospital room with his younger sister Rebekah. Leah's bone cancer has been in remission after a course of chemo and a visit by someone named Gabriella. As the love between Leah and Ethan grows, they explore the conflicts between the ways of the "English" and the Amish. Ethan even tries some "english" ways, like driving and ev...
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
Carrie Blake has beaten her cancer . She meets a guy named Keith Gardner at a cancer support meeting. They fall in love. Then unexpectedly Keith Gardner's cancer comes back! An amazing novel dealing with Carrie's problems and Keith's struggle to survive. Keith has an amazing supportive family that teaches Carrie lots about her own divorced family. Keith, even though he is dying, helps Carrie make decisions in life and he helps her overcome her fears. ...
Roses For Melinda
It's hard to think about dying when you are only a teenager, but that is exactly what Melinda must face, when she is diagnosed with cancer. At first it looks like there may be a chance that she can be cured, but soon she gets sicker and dies....

Lurlene McDaniel list of books

Six Months to Live
Dawn Rochelle is an average girl of thirteen until her anual checkup results came back... cancer. How could she have cancer? Dawn imidately went into the oncology floor of her hospital. She had a roomate of the same age, Sandy Chandler, who also had cancer. They did everything together including fashion advise, counselling, and other activities in the hospital. It was Dawn's fourth month at the hospital when Sandy's test results came back saying she was ...
The Girl Death Left Behind
Beth loses her mother, father, sister and brother at the same time. Soon after she has to move away to her aunt and uncle's place in a different state. This also means moving in with her bratty cousin and leaving her friends. She hates it at first but in the end everything ends up ok! This is a really good book but be prepared to cry!...
Time to Let Go
When Erin's sister has a tragic accident that has left her dead, Erin starts having dreadful headaches she is pretty positive that it has something to do with her sister's death. Erin is a great dancer and she is in every play at her all girls play, But this year an all boys school will be joining them in the preduction of The West Side Story. Her partner which is the main male role is played by David. Everyone thinks David is so great and awesome but Er...
Until Angels Close My Eyes
When sixteen year old Leah learns she has cancer, her whole world changes. While in the hospital the first time, she befriends Rebekah, a sick Amish girl, and her family. As Leah gets better, she gets a job near the family where she can be with them and also pursue a relationship with Rebekah's brother Ethan. While Ethan is testing his freedom and openly dating Leah, his family is displeased. When things seem they can't get any worse for Leah and E...


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