Teri and Phil had never needed their own personal god. But when Phil is passed up for a promotion - again - it's time to take matters into their own hands. And look online.Choosing a god isn't as simple as you would think. There are too many choices; and they often have very hefty prices for... show more
Teri and Phil had never needed their own personal god. But when Phil is passed up for a promotion - again - it's time to take matters into their own hands. And look online.Choosing a god isn't as simple as you would think. There are too many choices; and they often have very hefty prices for their eternal devotion: blood, money, sacrifices, and vows of chastity. But then they find Luka, raccoon god of prosperity. All he wants is a small cut of their good fortune.Oh - and to crash on their couch for a few days.DIVINE MISFORTUNE is a story of gods and mortals - in worship, in love, and at parties.
Publish date: April 1st 2011
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Divine Misfortune is set in an alternate world where Gods make deals with humans; in exchange for tribute, Gods provide humans the benefits of their area of specialty. Phil and Terri live an average middle class existence but never really manage to move up the corporate ladder because unlike their...
Although the Robinsons--Teri and Phil, a nice young couple--have never before felt the need to hook up with a personal god, as Divine Misfortune opens they've recently been rethinking that stance. Phil's once again been passed up for a promotion, and this time it's patently clear that if he'd been ...
Divine was the perfect little quickie, a fast irreverent read at a time when I couldn't give a book quality attention. You know how it is--some books deserve contemplation (Claire DeWitt, I'm talking to you), some require intellectual engagement (China is notorious for this), some insist you immerse...
Got this yesterday from my girlfriend in commemoration of "La Diada de Sant Jordi". It was a nice, light read. Very refreshing detour from all the wacky trilogies I've been reading. Looking forward to reading more of his stuff in the future.
I actually give this book 3.5 stars!This was a really enjoyable story. It was funny. I liked the premise and found the characters fun and enduring. Quick is my favorite character, even though he is a minor character. He's the wise old guy that everyone should listen to but nobody does. Phil and Teri...
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