|Lurlene McDaniel, probably|
Back, almost ten years ago, when I was still writing The Newsletter for the CEO of Cubicle 3-10, I was obsessed with Lurlene McDaniel. "Who is Lurlene McDaniel?" you might be asking. I'm so glad you asked in my imagination. Lurlene McDaniel is a writer of books for teens. You might know her by her books Six Months to Live; Mother, Please Don't Die; Too Young to Die; and Sixteen and Dying. In other words, ALL DEATH, ALL THE TIME.
"Wow, that sounds pretty morbid," you're definitely saying right now. "I only like to read books where baskets of kittens find homes or happy schoolchildren learn how to share." Well, then I don't know what you're doing at my blog. But I was going through my old newsletter files last night and found all of my Lurlene McDaniel fangirl posts and thought it was time I got them out again. Because if you're not part of the Lurlene McDaniel Appreciation Society, then it's time to remedy that real quick. Also, she has written so many additional jolly books and I wanted to add some of them to my list, along with a few title suggestions I came up with myself. My suggestions are marked with an asterisk. An asterisk OF DEATH.
LONG LIVE LURLENE MCDANIEL.
Someone Dies, Someone Lives
Why Did She Have to Die?
She Died in a Comedic Pratfall Gone Awry*
The Girl Death Saw Naked by Accident*
Telling Christina Goodbye
Saying Hello to My Little Friend*
No, Seriously, Let Go: This "You Dying" Thing is Getting Old*
by someone who is not Lurlene McDaniel
Becky hurled herself off the examining table and pounded her fists on the floor.