NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF DEVINE INTERVENTION by Martha Brockenbrough. Kirkus Star. Martha Brockenbrough talks about her new young adult novel, Devine Intervention, and A divine look at teen angst playing out in the afterlife. Devine Intervention by Martha Brockenbrough ISBN Publication: June from Arthur A. Levine Books Rating: 4 ♥ / 5.
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It simply doesn’t make sense that free will would apply to the actions of an angel who might bring about the permanent loss of another dead person’s soul. Every so often a book by a new author martua along that as soon as you read the last page, you have the urge to begin it all over again immediately.
His way of seeing things is very realistic and he definitely sounds like a teenage guy. Jerome is very easily a jerk. And, speaking of the end, this one is a shocker. Lists with This Book.
Heidi dreams of being an artist but is instead a basketball player due to her height. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Heidi Stevens Tribune Newspapers. He’s capable of so much more than he thought. June from Arthur A. Over the next few years, those guys became zillionaires with hot chicks in their basements. The two are quite the odd couple. I would recommend Devine Intervention to readers who enjoy humorous paranormal books.
Jerome Hancock was ready to be nothing in life.
Soon a tragedy happens and Heidi and Jerome must solve their problems or else they both might be forever gone from this world and the next world. Sure, Jerome spends his days in group therapy with expired humans, and carries the constant fear of descending to one of the nine levels of Hell.
Jun 09, Barbara rated it really liked inervention Shelves: I had to skip pages because of the description of cat killing. You can’t let go or the last of them disappears. View my complete profile.
Review: Devine Intervention by Martha Brockenbrough | Escape Through the Pages
Jun 18, Ceitidh rated it really liked it Shelves: There is animal death in eivine novel. Young Adult Author Panel: I’ve loved every second of it brovkenbrough some of those seconds have made me nervous. About Me Lenore Appelhans I write books.
The characters are all fun and fleshed out, from the main ones to the secondary cast to the canines and difine and angels. J Read more of my reviews at Dazzling Reads Humorous, Deep and Unforgettable I love angel novels and, as I have said many times, they are my favorite mythological beings.
But adolescence is always a mixture of dark and light, isn’t it? Jerome’s wit and insight into some of the simplest details really brightened the mood of the story. I was doing botany in an animal laboratory.
I used to teach high school students, and I would hear them say, “When my real life starts —” They were largely living someone else’s life — parents, teachers, coaches. Pretty soon, the rehab angels were the only guardians left, and there was only enough of us for one in ten people o so to have one.
Because its funny and poignant and unexpected and GOOD. Did you set out to write about similar themes — characters brockwnbrough feel powerless and discover they’re really not?
Heidi and Jerome both grow up in btockenbrough novel and learn to live in the moment and say what they need to say to the ones they love. Ich muss gestehen, dass mir die Kapitel von Jerome besser gefallen haben, als die von Heidi.
A divine look at teen angst playing out in the afterlife
People seeking for a refreshing, relevant and heavenly read will certainly devour this one! Then, suddenly, her time is running out. There are a few scenes I really like. Without a doubt, though, it’s the people I’ve met: Heidi is somewhat of an outcast at school, especially when something goes very wrong during a talent show, which Heidi reluctantly enters with her best friend, Megan.
You can offend people with what you say, but words aren’t going to corrupt and curdle anyone’s soul. The main thing I liked about this book was the growth of both the main characters.
Before we died, computer geniuses were the dorks who dreamed of inventing robot girlfriends because the real thing wouldn’t go near them for a million years. Jun 10, Lexi rated it really liked it Shelves: Brockenbrough’s spot-on dialogue and hilarious, lovingly crafted prose elevate the book from what could have been a long, clever joke to what is an endearing look at two lost souls who find, to both of their surprise, a purpose.