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Exposed: The Secret Life of Jodi Arias

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16 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

Great read

Even though I followed the trial of Jodi Arias, this book offered a deeper insight into the lives of Jodi and Travis. Thank you Jane for presenting Travis as a good man, but still a man with sexual desires like most young men. His problem was being deeply involved in a...
Even though I followed the trial of Jodi Arias, this book offered a deeper insight into the lives of Jodi and Travis. Thank you Jane for presenting Travis as a good man, but still a man with sexual desires like most young men. His problem was being deeply involved in a religion forbidding sex before marriage, ( hence, the encouragement of the church to marry young and produce MANY children), and having an attractive woman willing to do anything sexual in order to "win" his devotion. A lot of young men would have considered that a fantasy come true, religious or not.
I'm quite sure Jodi was the aggressor and more than willing to hook Travis with the sex he couldn't get from Mormon women. And then she couldnt seem to understand that he couldn't and wouldn't marry a "skank."
My feeling is that she showed up at his house that night, uninvited, and hooked him back in with an offer to let him live his fantasy of taking porn photos of her for one last time together. Even though he was so angry at her for what I believe was her blackmail with the recorded phone call, he could not resist another romp with the skank.
Travis was a man . He liked sex. He had a willing partner who would do anything. He had no willpower to say "no! Just get out of here!" For that, he was slaughtered. He was just a normal, redblooded man.
This book flows very smoothly through the beginning of Jodi and Travis, the sex, the trial, and the opinions of experts of Jodi's mental problems. Beware, some of the book is very real and raw, especially the communication between Jodi and Travis
If you followed the trial, you will find some new insights in this book. If you didn't, and just want a great read, I highly recommend reading this one.


posted by DonnaKR on August 26, 2013

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10 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

REVIEWS?!

Am I the only one who finds it odd that all of the"editorial reviews" are written by her cohorts at HLN?? Not exactly unbiased insights. I also take isssue with the fact that HLN has basically just become one big commercial for this book (oh, and Robin Meade's CD...)....
Am I the only one who finds it odd that all of the"editorial reviews" are written by her cohorts at HLN?? Not exactly unbiased insights. I also take isssue with the fact that HLN has basically just become one big commercial for this book (oh, and Robin Meade's CD...). The cedibility of the entire network plummets every day.

posted by td723 on August 26, 2013

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