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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Jul 05, Kelly Hager rated it it was amazing. And by typical, I really mean, stereotypical: Howard would have been rich if he’d stayed alive. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Trivia About Devine Intervention.

Jerome’s screwed up and he knows this. I could not be happier. Can I say aga Great voice! I admired her sacrifice sometimes and it hurt to see things through her point of view.

Like the guardian angel in the purple inside cover. As for the plot, it kind of dragged out in the second half, but it was okay Interventjon the first time in my life, I feel I’m with my tribe, people who love books and stories and words as much as I do.

Devine Intervention

This is a story with emotional weight and a beautiful message that will definitely move readers and make them think about the meaning of life. Twitter Facebook Tumblr Pinterest. I highly highly recommend it!! Jerome Hancock is Heidi Devine’s guardian angel. Starting with Jerome’s story: The story is a bit predictable and somewhat confusing towards the end what was the celestial squirrel nut for?

Check out this review and more at Zombie Mommies: Meanwhile, there’s Jerome, Heidi’s guardian angel. They must prove themselves by becoming a guardian angel to their assigned soul. It was realistic for a YA novel, and for me, that is worthy of special praise! But despite all the great snark and sarcasm, there was a thread of sweetness, vulnerability and hope that was impossible no It’s no secret, I have a soft spot for dead teen books, so I couldn’t wait to read this one.

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Which explains a lot about the thing that happened later with Heidi. But then while he and his cousin, Mike, were out being stupid, Mike accidentally shot Jerome with an arrow and killed him. Can I just say that I love books like this? It’s a faltered-in-the-execution 3. If Jerome wasn’t there to have me cracking up, I’m sure I would be bawling my eyes out with her.

It sounded pretty neat, and a few days later I happened to find it on the library shelf, not yet to have been read by anyone else. This book brought the tears – the happy tears, the sad tears, the tears of laughter that roll down your face in happy globs.

But this book pleasantly surprised me with its humor, insight, and imperfect characters. Jul 25, Izy Mcclure rated it it was amazing. Let me just mention the romance very quickly.

Of Paper And Words: Devine Intervention by Martha Brockenbrough Review

It becomes clear very quickly that his view of himself as bad news was something he had from earliest childhood, and it was Not. Heidi, meanwhile, is a high school junior who dreams of being an artist, This is not that story. There was just a report out of Brigham Young University that carefully counted up the number of curse words in some young adult literature.


I sometimes say Chevy when I am thinking something far worse. I really thought that was ridiculous. It’s also got some really good advice and wisdom rolled into it as well.

I thought it was cute and heartbreaking. But for readers who appreciate an apocryphal story line and wordsmithing, “Devine Intervention” is a little slice of heaven.

Martha Brockenbrough

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. She was willing for one, and not a whiner. The main reason why I loved her character so much is because she wasn’t perfect.

Everlasting Standardized Testing for the Ungrateful. I guess it was supposed to be hopeful and all that, but it actually left me depressed. The brockembrough will make you think However the voice in her head is her best friend and is company in her loneliest moments. He has only 24 hours to keep her soul from disappearing forever and salvage his own last chance at rehabilitation.

Intervenyion am just going to come out and say it – this is a book that you should go out and buy right now because it is definitely going on my Top of list, I know it now. We must defeat them.

Knew it would be fun. Heidi is kind of a weird girl–she’s artistic, but her mother discourages that talent rather than fostering it, on account of art not being “practical.