NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF DEVINE INTERVENTION by Martha Brockenbrough. Kirkus Star. Devine Intervention by Martha Brockenbrough ISBN Publication: June from Arthur A. Levine Books Rating: 4 ♥ / 5. Martha Brockenbrough talks about her new young adult novel, Devine Intervention, and A divine look at teen angst playing out in the afterlife.

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Seeing things from Jerome’s point of view will have you grinning throughout the novel, guaranteed.

Of Paper And Words: Devine Intervention by Martha Brockenbrough Review

Denn auch von der Handlung her war das alles mehr an junge Leser orientiert. The program is meant to help these troubled souls to Heaven and for a while, Jerome was doing good except for all those embarrassing moments Heidi went through because of him Death allows them to witness loved ones from another plane like a scene from Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.

To even start loving someone, you have to know where you start and where you end.

There are two villains in this story really – one is time, and divije other is creepy and devious and amusing. However, Jerome is, and has always been, a rebel without a cause.

Heidi, though, took me a while to like. Jul 26, Christine Myers rated it it was amazing Shelves: I knew without a doubt that I needed to read this book and that I would love it. So hurry up and read it so we can talk about it. Follow me on twitter Follow lenoreva. While both perspectives are written with searingly inventive humor, it’s Jerome’s voice that will have readers flipping pages as brockenbbrough as they can turn them to see what he’ll have to say next.


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

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. That is such a good question. Meanwhile, there’s Jerome, Heidi’s guardian angel. Apocalypsies LoveScholastic. She pretty much occupied his body in order to save it while Jiminy’s spirit went off to chase squirrels.

I still get sad thinking about his father, whose story is full of pathos, for all he failed Jerome ijtervention a parent. Level 2 News – The Photo Edition! It still felt lovely, but fell just shy of the perfect ending, in my opinion.

Sep 05, Kimberly Sabatini rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hei This book is comic relief from cover to cover. She falls through the ice, and Jerome inadvertently saves her 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.

There are a few scenes I really like. Domino it was my pop who ate my egg baby. This works for those who aren’t entirely accepted to go to Heaven just yet.


Aug 04, Tiffany rated it really liked it Shelves: I highly highly recommend it!! It got me annoyed and I seriously felt like skipping pages to get to the real action. The guardian angel business wasn’t at all what I expected, what with the levels of hell involving microfiche and washing dirty underwear. He’s just been rather careless with others throughout his own brief life, and now that he’s dead, he continues on that careless pattern.

Jerome had met an untimely death when his cousin Mike shot him in the head intfrvention an arrow. In fact, Heidi grows up thinking she’s probably crazy since Jerome is always there, but no one else can hear him. Which explains a lot about the thing that happened later with Divien. He had no plans for college or even the near future. She’s not a cheerleader, she’s really tall, not skinny, not very pretty, and she even had some very horrifyingly embarrassing moments like really humiliating.


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

The protagonist of Martha Brockenbrough’s new young adult novel, “Devine Intervention,” is a high school junior whose every waking moment is shared with Jerome, her guardian angel flunkie. Book Reviews for the Sleepless Reader.

Monday, November 19, Apocalypsies Love! Heidi, meanwhile, is a high school junior who dreams of being an artist, but has been drafted onto her basketball team because she’s taller than many a grown man. 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.

However, Devine Intervention was nothing like the angel books I have read before. It’s a hilarious book about a difficult subject – life and the choices we make in it. Where you are, and where you aren’t, the shape you make in the world. Newer Post Older Post Home. That arrow that killed Jerome, in his head, as they walk into the light. But adolescence is always a mixture of dark and light, isn’t it?