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Embarrassing Confessions of a Marine Lieutenant

June 23, 2016 Justin Charnell

[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”500″ identifier=”1943979006″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”onyxdefiant-20″ width=”312″]Do you want a real life glimpse into what it’s like being a Marine? Not just any Marine, but Marine Lieutenant Donny O’Malley. This is a no frills book about what it’s really like to be a grunt. You might have Marine friends who’ve told you stories about [CONTINUE READING]


The White Donkey by Maximilian Uriarte

June 15, 2016 Justin Charnell

The White Donkey by Maximilian Uriarte is a graphic novel that takes place in 2007 about a Marine’s first tour in Iraq. Those who follow Terminal Lance are familiar with Abe and Garcia, the main characters. However, they’re a hell of a lot more serious in the book than in the online comic series. When [CONTINUE READING]

warrior ethos by steven pressfield

Review: The Warrior Ethos by Steven Pressfield

June 3, 2016 Justin Charnell

Wars Change, Warriors Don’t [easyazon_image align=”right” height=”500″ identifier=”193689100X” locale=”US” src=”” tag=”onyxdefiant-20″ width=”313″]The Warrior Ethos is a very fast read. I read it in its entirety in about half an hour. It essentially summed up the five years I spent in the Marine Corps in 90 pages, from living under shit conditions to eating bad food [CONTINUE READING]

Review Launch by Jeff Walker

Review: Launch by Jeff Walker

December 24, 2015 Justin Charnell

I found myself with four weeks between semesters, so needed to occupy my time getting my learn on. So, despite my animosity towards self-help books, I indulged in a few to give my completely biased opinion about them, for your sake. The best thing about buying used books from Amazon is I can sell them back [CONTINUE READING]