Young Adult Book giveaway: Divine Intervention

front_coverThe action-adventure novel for young adults, Divine Intervention, was launched at the Wychwood Barns in Toronto last weekend and we have three copies of this exciting new book to give away to readers!

This is Canadian author Elyse Kishimoto’s debut novel and it is co-written and illustrated by her husband Doug Feaver. Divine Intervention is the first novel in the three book series titled The Dining and Social Club for Time Travellers.

The book launch was filled with family, friends and people excited about the launch of the new novel. The theme of the night was Parisian, inspired by the novel. Elyse’s friends Nicole Barbetta, 12, and Anna Gabriella Villacencio, 14, read two chapters from the novel for guests.

Divine Intervention is about a little girl named Louisa, whose parents die in a car crash on the night of their anniversary. Louisa goes to live with her grandfather, who lost his parents in a war. He gives her an old coat, and she finds a gold watch in the pocket. While she is playing with it, she suddenly dematerializes and finds she’s time travelling. Soon after, she gets an invitation to The Dining and Social Club for Time Travellers.

This book is full of fantasy and will be enjoyed by young readers who like oddball characters and time-travelling adventures. The heroine, Louisa, is very likable and it’s easy to sympathize with her, especially when she’s sent to live with a distant and very annoying relative and his wacky servants.

The book is available in paperback for $12.95 or in hardcover for $21.95. If you’re not one of our lucky winners, you can order the book by clicking here.

To be eligible to win a copy of this brand new release, please tell us below what your favourite childhood book was. Winners will be contacted Thursday, May 21 and their names will be listed here and included in our moviemail email newsletter. ~Erin Stewart

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Comments & Discussion

  1. Steve Thorne • May 15, 2015 @ 10:01 AM

    This sound quite interesting, and I do enjoy supporting Canadian Authors, so I look forward to getting this book.

  2. Shawnissy • May 15, 2015 @ 4:20 PM

    I really loved the harry potter series growing up, it was a type of book that completely immerses you into that world and captures you within its pages! This book sounds quite interesting and I am looking forward to reading it regardless if I win or not although I do hope I win lol

  3. Diana • May 15, 2015 @ 5:09 PM

    I loved The Secret World of Og, by Pierre Berton

  4. Susan Hanley • May 15, 2015 @ 5:12 PM

    I loved reading the Nancy Drew series of books. My sister and I passed them between each other.

  5. Tammy • May 15, 2015 @ 5:16 PM

    The B.F.G. by Roald Dahl.

  6. Dwayne Taylor • May 15, 2015 @ 5:22 PM

    my favorite childhood book was….. Jacob two two and the hooded fang 🙂

  7. cherubina d • May 15, 2015 @ 5:28 PM

    Some of my favorite books were “The Little’s”

  8. Ann • May 15, 2015 @ 5:30 PM

    my favorite book as a child and even now is the little prince

  9. Alayne Langford • May 15, 2015 @ 5:36 PM

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe definitely topped my list as a child! Thanks for the chance 🙂

  10. paula • May 15, 2015 @ 5:43 PM

    I read all the Nancy Drew books

  11. Ashley Jones • May 15, 2015 @ 5:57 PM

    I love reading it’s my favorite past time. I’m always looking for the next book to read. My favorite book growing up and still is, is To Kill A Mockingbird. It’s a classic and I believe everyone should be transformed into the the world of Atticus and Jem.

  12. Susan T. • May 15, 2015 @ 6:33 PM

    Anne of Green Gables! 🙂

  13. Caitie L. • May 15, 2015 @ 6:42 PM

    The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes by Anne Mazer

  14. Caleb Chadwick • May 15, 2015 @ 6:49 PM

    Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne! 🙂

  15. Alison K • May 15, 2015 @ 7:33 PM

    My favourite childhood book was Richard Scarry’s Busy, Busy World. I think my parents still have it in their basement. Thanks

  16. Thuy • May 15, 2015 @ 8:59 PM

    Favourite book was The Little Prince, Still a great book!

  17. Evan • May 15, 2015 @ 9:08 PM

    A personal fave as a kid was by Charlotte’s Web by by E B White. Thank you.

  18. Della • May 15, 2015 @ 9:48 PM

    My favourite book growing up was Gone With The Wind.

  19. Irene B. • May 15, 2015 @ 10:52 PM

    Nancy Drew books.

  20. My_Name* • May 15, 2015 @ 11:07 PM

    favourite childhood book was geronimo stilton, I mean who wouldnt like that book??

  21. Maureen • May 15, 2015 @ 11:22 PM

    There were many magic books in my childhood, but I remember the Oz series by L. Frank Baum: they were the Harry Potter-type experience when I was six or seven.

  22. Diane Wilford • May 15, 2015 @ 11:56 PM

    Little Women was one of my favourites.

  23. xey • May 16, 2015 @ 12:55 AM

    everything anything by dr seuss

  24. vina jade cole • May 16, 2015 @ 1:31 AM

    My fave book was and still is Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follet.

  25. Frank S • May 16, 2015 @ 5:40 AM

    The series “Alfred Hithcock and the Three Investigators”.

  26. Marion E.C. • May 16, 2015 @ 9:03 AM

    I had a 2-volume collection of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales and stories and it had these wonderful, delicate and intricate little drawings that were just fascinating. I would read for hours on end and eat my mom’s homemade pickles and hope that time would just stand still, so I didn’t have to go to bed.

  27. Lisa Mihalovics • May 16, 2015 @ 9:35 AM

    Peau d’âne

  28. AgnesM • May 16, 2015 @ 3:16 PM

    The Cherry Ames series of books.

  29. Lynda W. • May 16, 2015 @ 4:40 PM

    My favourite childhood book was The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

  30. Susan • May 16, 2015 @ 5:13 PM

    My favorite book was A Tale of Two Cities. I read it about 3 times.

  31. Terry Wong • May 16, 2015 @ 11:37 PM

    Anne of Green Gables

  32. Linda C • May 17, 2015 @ 1:57 PM

    My favourite childhood books were the Nancy Drew series.

  33. wendy k • May 17, 2015 @ 9:39 PM

    One of my favorite childhood books was The Wolves of Willoughby Chase. ( and I loved the cover too !)

  34. Brian • May 18, 2015 @ 6:10 AM

    The Hardy Boys series

  35. jennifer • May 19, 2015 @ 10:50 AM

    My fave childhood books were the Sleepover Friends series.

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