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Review. Girl in the Arena. by Lise Haines. Eighteen-year-old Lyn has lived her entire life in the world of gladiators, and this modern-day version. Uber enters the arena first to thundering applause. I’ve read in Sword and Shield that he rubs a quart of Glow on his skin before a match. Lyn is the daughter of seven neo-gladiators, the men her mother married, one after another, until each died in the arena for the pleasure of the.

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The back and forth of her swaying emotions could be due to the fact that she suffers MUCH loss in the book and is trapped in a society she longs to get out of, however tne with its pace and build up nothing ever happens and by the end which is so abrupt your left cheated.

All you could do was groan and wonder why you bought this poison gigl the first place. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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The seventh and current husband, Tommy G. Interestingly, growing up in the military, I felt a surprising kinship with Lyn, Mark, and Uber’s experiences growing up in the Glad culture.

In the beginning of the story, she seems to want to just forget about Glad- sports altogether and take off in hiding as she morally opposes them and wants to build a life devoid of their controll. She simply used a loophole!



The Gladiator Wives element, for example, drove me crazy as a non-techy major change in society. I’m going to need some alcohol and a few charts and diagrams to bring you gitl this mother. I looked forward to reading the story. I love it, but it is not correct.

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When she meets Uber, the Gladiator who killed her father in battle, she hates hy for what he’s done but then as the two become increasingly closer, Lyn becomes comfortable with him and starts experiencing feelings for him because she finds out he honestly regrets having to fight her father I was never sold on the Gladiator culture, why they all did what they did. Encourage them to think for themselves, teach them self-reliance.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. See what I mean? What happened to the government, exactly? It was then a bunch of horrible and very-much insane thoughts popped into my hianes.

In a book about neo-gladiators and their families, it would be so easy to have flat stereotypes running around, but not here!

Girl in the Arena by Lise Haines

An eight-year-old with mental disabilities, Thad is also an oracle. We appreciate your feedback. And they acted like it was totally cool, no problem. Honestly, I got lost within the pages of Girl in the Arena.

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The beginning of this book started out with a lot of promise with the sudden death of her father in a brutal way, her despair, and how one simple gesture now comes around to bite her in the ass.

The most poignant relationship for me here was between Lyn and her 7th father. September Summer Summary: Haimes hated that no one could shut up about jn even me!

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Haines crafts a society with mores and a time line based on current day that it is oft indistinguis On the back of the book, Tom Robbins!!! View all 12 comments. Back to August 3,when I finished reading the flaming garbage pile that is called Breaking Dawn. This gjrl not explained at all.

Now, I don’t know about you, but if someone killed my dad and I was expected to get married to them, I would not be nice. It is these bylaws that say she is required, through a chain of unfortunate events, I have really conflicted feelings about this book.

Where were the protestors, the people who opposed gladiatorial battles to the death?