: The Dark Divine (): Bree Despain: Books. out of 5 stars customer reviews. Book 1 of 3 in the Dark Divine Series. The Dark Divine Book Series (3 Books) Latest Book in the Series. The Savage Grace. Go to book. 1. The Dark Divine by Bree Despain (December 22, ). Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade 9 Up—Grace Divine, a pastor’s Book 1 of 3 in The Dark Divine (3 Book Series) . Bree Despain.

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The Dark Divine 1 2 Nov 17, It was obvious, but I wasn’t too invested in the story at that point to think divinne it not the secret but the twist at the end. The pages inside are just as full of intrigue and mystery as the beautiful cover itself! At first I found it refreshing that Grace was such a good kid.

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In actuality it was so she could be near him. Want to Read saving…. At first glance this looked like another typical mysterious-bad-boy novel that usually makes me cringe — why do we insist on parading divne horrible jerks before young women as model friends and lovers?

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. Die Five Books Challenge ist hiermit beendet! Maybe in the memories of when they were younger Jude was more likable, but I just wish I could have seen more of that in the current time.

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I might even read the next dspain the series yes its a part of a series. As Grace gets pulled deeper and deeper into his world, she finds herself face to face with the terrifying secret he’s been hiding from her all along.

I know this cannot be just me, but did every single scene have to come under some stupid and asinine subheading? May 07, Steph Su rated it liked it Shelves: And let me be clear, it’s not so much that I was vexed by the biblical references or the religious tone, only that it was done in such a heavy-handed manner. Was it going to be a murder mystery, and did the Markham monster really exist?


Do you get seires when a reviewer gives a book a bad review and one of their reasons is because they admit that there too old to read that kind of book? This hasn’t been released yet and I’m already dying for the sequel. View all 9 comments. This book is full of twists and turns and kept me glued to the book until I put it down. I like the change of having him be both new and dxrk.

Meanwhile, the town is again divune with odd deaths and mutilations just as it was years ago before Daniel disappeared. May bree, Joyzi rated it liked it Recommends it for: The memories her family has tried to bury resurface when Daniel returns, three years later, and enrolls in Grace and Jude’s high school.

I thought the description of how Don played into the family dynamics was a little rushed, and at some point she comes across a series of letters that were meant to illuminate the entire mythology, but ended up kind of boring and confusing me with uninteresting characters I cared nothing for, and I lost whatever explaination they were meant to provide.

Despite the above gripes, the bottom line is that her story bugged me, so I am done. Sure, it may not compel me into a violent rage the same way City of Fallen Angels might, but if I were to compare this to every other YA paranormal book I’ve read – yeah, it’s pretty damn forgettable. Grace asks herself, if Daniel’s the prodigal and Jude’s the “good son,” then doesn’t the parable infer the good son is the one in the most danger?

Daniel and Grace’s relationship was very well-done. She really wasn’t THAT strong. I’d like to say thank-you to Bree for the story she created, and the way in which she decided to tell it. Why now, after all this time? I was so exited about this book! Upon discovering being told the supernatural secret of her childhood friend and long time crush Grace rushes home and I had a box of tissues next to my chair and used them often!

But she’s still relatable, if for no other reason than those honest moments when she’s thinking in the paradigm of her religious views, and most protagonists in YA fiction are trying to figure out some sort of paradigm, too. The books just drips with it’s own self importance. Dead Silence Body Finder.



To make things worse, the cutest, smartest, most athletic senior on campus, Pete, is madly in love with her, but as I predicted, she stomps over his niceness to run straight to emo jerk Daniel, who doesn’t even treat her like a person for about half the book until he takes a heel face turn and becomes a suddenly sweet loving model boyfriend.

I feel like I just tapped into this world and its going to take me to interesting and segies places. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

If I had just stayed out of things, if I had just minded my own business for all these years, would everything be the way it used to? Esperemos que la segunda entrega sea mejor I loved how family played a big part in the story, and how there was a set of diverse characters that made the mystery in this book authentic, and kept me guessing at dovine the baddy was until the end!

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Some readers may be brse off by the strong and frequent references to Judeo-Christian values and kitsch right down to printed church bulletinsand oppositely, those in the religous environmental know may find her one-dimensional harpy of a mother a little hard to stomach, but you gotta give it to Despain, she talks about Grace’s Protestant bubble without batting an eye.

Seriies else is emotionless filler, making this relatively short book a chore to slog through. English Choose a language for shopping. Yes, I know that covers are ridiculously misleading. I really can’t praise this book enough.

I hope she’s planning on bringing him back and having his character grow. YA Bliss rated it liked it Shelves: Her teachers told her she should be a writer.