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A divine look at teen angst playing out in the afterlife

A divine look at teen angst playing out in the afterlife

Many hands have wrung over the dark and dystopian literature teens are devouring in droves, from the "Twilight" series and "Thirteen Reasons Why" to the "Hunger Games" trilogy. "Devine Intervention" is not that kind of book. It is funny and wry and charming and tender. But it deals head on with matters of death and abandonment and the afterworld. "Sweet Valley High" it ain't. We spoke with Martha Brockenbrough, self-described author of "books for smart kids and juvenile adults," about her latest creation. Q: There's been some concern expressed about teens turning to very dark literature. But adolescence is always a...

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