Teaser Tuesdays: GIRL IN THE ARENA by Lise Haines

TEASER TUESDAYS asks you to:

  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given!
  • Please avoid spoilers!
  • My choice this week is...

    GIRL IN THE ARENA by Lise Haines
    (October 13, 2009) Page 50
    "I want to take his hand and run away with him but this is one of the first bylaws I was taught; number 96;
    Never leave the stadium when our father is dying."

    5 comments on "Teaser Tuesdays: GIRL IN THE ARENA by Lise Haines"

    Ladybug wrote: September 15, 2009 at 5:00 AM

    What a great teaser, sounds like an exiting book.


    Jessica Kennedy wrote: September 15, 2009 at 8:19 AM

    Awesome. This is a book I'm really looking forward to! :)


    Misty wrote: September 15, 2009 at 10:06 AM

    I just saw this recently. It's a really striking cover; think I'm going to cave and read it.


    Lauren wrote: September 15, 2009 at 10:11 AM

    This one sounds like it's going to be good! Nice teaser.


    Christine wrote: September 16, 2009 at 7:22 PM

    Oh wow. This book sounds really intense. Can't wait to hear your thoughts.


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