Parents' Guide to

Pulse, Book 1

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Tale of girl who moves things with her mind builds slowly.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+

don’t even waste your time

every plot point was developed due to some short-lived romance. every aspect was cliche and unoriginal. the book tried to build drama and suspense but ended up being confusing. some plot points were either missing or thrown in last minute. don’t waste your time on this book.
age 17+


dont read

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (3 ):

For a book that spills its central premise on its front cover flap, PULSE takes a long time to get to its point. Readers who persevere will be rewarded with some compelling action scenes and a couple of intriguing plot reversals. The tale ends just as it's getting truly interesting, so perhaps the future volumes in this projected trilogy will be able to maintain a consistent level of suspense and engagement.

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