The DARK DIVINE series. BOOK 1: THE DARK DIVINE. I stood back and watched his movements. Daniel had that way about him that could shut me down in an. Bree Despain (born ) is an American author. Despain studied creative writing at Brigham Despain is the author of the Dark Divine trilogy and the Into The Dark trilogy. Her first novel, The Dark Divine, was published in , and the . Grace and Jude Divine have always been the poster-children for kindness and understanding. Their father is a pastor, a truly good man, and.

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Why couldn’t I stop myself from creating this mess? But he dari wrong. But she may have to lay down the ultimate sacrifice to do it–her soul. But she may have to lay down the ultimate sacrifice to do it–her soul. When a child hood friend, and someone who was once consider part of the family returns nothing will be the same.

His love for Grace and her love for Daniel felt real, believable. This book has its creepy points, and I don’t know how much further it will go with that. 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?

It had a different angle with the girl being the daughter of a pastor. Grace Divine made the ultimate sacrifice to cure Daniel Kalbi.

The Dark Divine

Reviewed by Jordan B. Whatever animal had been kept in here had apparently gotten out.

Well, the relationship in this story was very well-done and evenly paced, and the “paranormal” aspect was so incredibly original and entertaining, so it felt like I was reading something completely fresh and new. YES, rhe had reason to be angry at Daniel, but so what?

Despite Grace saying April’s pretty dumb, she herself isn’t exactly a genius herself.

I think the comparisons I’ve heard to Stephanie Meyer’s New Moon is a little unfair in this regard, as well; in New MoonBella doesn’t do a whole heck of a lot. Now what Daniel has is a hereditary thing, so I don’t know where Grace gets the right to be so sorrowful and blaming herself for it. I gave up on this one a few pages after reading the above pity party. Yes, I know that covers are ridiculously te. Throughout this novel I debated whether to give it 2 stars or 3.


View all 4 comments. Daniel Now Daniel, I had pretty mixed feelings about.

Half of it was missing- disintegrated in the hostile environment of my school bag. Unlike many other paranormal romances, there was actually a plot in this story! Some of the twists and turns in the second half, though, really took me by surprise, and of all the supernatural type young adult books out there at the moment this is definitely one of the most exciting. So she should understand about complicated things such as genes, yes? Eventually, it picked up again, and rather briskly rolled towards the ending.

The Dark Divine (The Dark Divine, #1) by Bree Despain

If you liked Evermore you’ll enjoy this one too. Now, before I continue – I just wanted to say the worst thing about this book – like many others – is that this book had potential to be great.

The memories her family has diivne to bury resurface when Daniel returns, three years later, and enroll Grace Divine, daughter of the local pastor, always knew something terrible happened the night Daniel Kalbi disappeared–the night she found her brother Jude collapsed on the porch, covered in his own blood–but she has no idea what a truly monstrous secret that night held.

When a child hood friend, and someone who was I received the ARC for The Dark Divine this week when our box of goodies came from Bree for being on her street team. There was definitely a climatic buildup through the book with an ending that leaves you hanging. But she has no idea what a truly monstrous secret that night really held. Categories Fiction Non-fiction Children’s books Authors. Now it’s time to go hunt for Jude in “The Lost Saint”!

The second half of the book kind of fell apart until the climax. Bree Despain, I want a more substanial explanation to why Daniel was ‘cured’ and I want it now! If, however, you are anything like me, you will want something at least slightly original, interesting, enjoyable and filled with some amount dagk depth.

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Estaba loca, literalmente loca por leer esta novela.

I mean, he was an annoying jerk. He was supposedly this “great guy,” yet not once in the entire book does he act the part. In a moment of karmic perfection, Bree received the offer to purchase The Dark Divine on the 6th anniversary of the car accident that put her back on the path to becoming an author. We have a kind of unusual triangle between a sister, Grace, who loves her brother Jude and wants to be loyal to him, but is also captivated by Daniel, who used to be their neighbor and friend until Grace’s family adopted him.

He paused for a moment. He was more of a baby than baby James! Seriously, when someone tells you they have an unwanted genetic condition, what sort of person runs home and blames herself??? I am so thankful this was a library book and I didn’t spend any money to read it! 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?

Blood is found on the doorstep and a child is found missing. But she may have to lay down the ultimate sacrifice to do it—her soul. Other books in the series. Grace goes to Bible study; volunteers for her dad’s church charities; asks Daniel not to swear in the halls of her Christian school; and ponders the real implications of the Prodigal Son.

Yes, you saw that logic gap. Your argument is invalid, Despain. I wanted to know what was going on with Jude when Grace gave up seeing Daniel for him.