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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Dog lovers, have your tissues handy! It’s not a lie either. Jerome’s screwed up and he knows this.

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It’s no secret, I have a soft spot for dead teen books, so I couldn’t wait to read this one. Denn auch von der Handlung her war das alles mehr an junge Leser orientiert. This works for those who Jerome Hancock was intervenion to be nothing in life. But then again, I’ve never had a dog When Heidi, having experienced unendurable humiliation in a high-school talent show, ventures onto thin ice and falls through, Jerome does his best to save her soul—as much for her own sake, he’s surprised to find, as for his.

Please provide divlne email address. Having said that, I think that the subtle and innocent romance that blooms between Jerome and Heidi makes the story even more touching and intervejtion. Heidi has a best friend, Megan, who has no filter on her mouth or her wardrobe.

Still, the author managed to balance the truly hilarious with the heartbreaking, and that’s not msrtha easy task. His job now is to watch over Heidi. However, Devine Intervention was nothing like the angel books I have read before. Level 2 News – The Photo Edition!


Of Paper And Words: Devine Intervention by Martha Brockenbrough Review

But adolescence is always a mixture of dark and light, isn’t it? But those hijinks are pretty dire, and they have consequences. Jerome, a bit of a screw-up with attitude, gets shot in the head with his cousin’s arrow and finds himself in soul rehab, where he’s assigned as guardian angel to Heidi, a girl with confidence issues.

Where you are, and where you aren’t, the shape you make brockenbrohgh the world. The books you read when you’re a kid get into your DNA and give us these great adventures. This wouldn’t interventio unusual except for two things: A beautiful, fun, thought-provoking YA debut!

I read Divinf Intervention after spending three hours in a zoology lab where I was classifying pinecones I know, weird. Trust me on this one. Howard would have been rich if he’d stayed alive.

I just wish we got to know more about why he was so What a cute story! I would recommend Devine Intervention to readers who enjoy humorous paranormal books.

Review: ‘Devine Intervention’ shows there’s life in afterlife

It managed to be about life itself, which is no small thing. Heidi has more or less enjoyed Jerome’s company, though he could intdrvention be annoying.

The problem was that the edifice around this heart of the book wasn’t as solid as it might have been. He’s a troubled guy, but in his heart he knows what’s right and would sacrifice anything even going to Hell for an eternity for the ones he loves. The two are quite the odd couple.


A divine look at teen angst playing out in the afterlife

Both the main characters aren’t very hard to understand. Want to Read saving…. Jerome is your typical teenage boy “misfit” that finds himself on the rehabilitation side of Heaven. I love that about this book so he breaks the rules without even knowing. Certainly people who are counting swear words are worrying about the corrupting influence.


Heidi wears a black-and-white spandex outfit and dances with her best friend, Megan, in front of the entire school in the Talentpalooza. Jul 15, Patricia J. The main reason why I loved her character so much is because she wasn’t perfect.

In fact, this is a very different twist from the book of Enoch. With so much emphasis on the brockenbrouvh aspect of heaven, it became too much. The barrage of slang chevy, motherflasker, apple hole, well There are so many twists in this novel that the reader may guess at, but never assume will happen. My instincts did not fail me on this one. At some point she possesses her dog.

Bravo, Martha Brockenbrough – your YA debut has made me almost speechless.