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Impulse Audiobook
Impulse
Written by: 
Ellen Hopkins
Narrated by: 
Laura Flanagan, Jeremy Guskin, Steve Coombs
Impulse Audiobook

Impulse

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Publisher's Summary

Three teens who have attempted suicide meet in a psychiatric hospital, battle their demons, and begin to heal.

The handsome son of wealthy parents, Connor has everything anyone could want...except his family's love and affection. Jailed for years after killing his mother's child-molesting boyfriend, Tony is confused about his sexuality. Manic-depressive Vanessa cuts herself. All three stories intertwine in a brutally honest story about pain and resilience.

©2007 Ellen Hopkins; (P)2009 HighBridge Company

What the Critics Say

"Sharp, searing free verse...fast, jagged, hypnotic." (Kirkus)
"A riveting, fast-paced story of teenage hurt and healing". (VOYA)

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    Jazmine 07-04-15
    Jazmine 07-04-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Everything to want in a book❤️"

    I loved every second of this book. I finished in three days, I couldn't let it go I had to find out what happened in the end. The end was sad, and it made me cry. You'll love this book!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Lojen Al-Sheikh 06-25-16
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    "amazing"

    I love all of Hopkins' stories and this one hit home. great narration and amazing story.

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    Sara 02-21-16
    Sara 02-21-16
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    "Good book with realistic life experiences ..."

    Great story that a lot of people can either relate too or only imagine! Three teens explain what it is like to go through hopeless real life times. All forced into a inpatient rehab. Their stories will keep you engaged and teach you what it is like to experience such fearful times! Highly recommend, great author and a part of a series!

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    Janet Wilmington, NC, United States 01-14-16
    Janet Wilmington, NC, United States 01-14-16 Member Since 2012

    Divorce attorney needing a break from reality!

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    "The mind of a troubled teen?"

    If you know any teenagers, whether they are your own or just some that are in your life, this is a wonderful book to read. Listening to this gave me insight into how the developing brain of some teenagers works on their own personal trauma and worldviews.

    You may feel that the book is slow at first, but keep at it and you will be rewarded in the end with dancers and what you believe will be the outcome on their lives. This is a great wonderful book.

    Warning, it can be a little sad at times. Knowing what our side he does at times to children is heartbreaking, but the recovery of the human spirit is a wonderful thing. This book highlights that the best it can.

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    Avery 11-08-15
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    "So great"

    I love Ellen Hopkins' books. She is a terrific write. I can't wait for her to come out with newbooks

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