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FIVES AND TWENTY-FIVES is an unforgettable, harrowing portrait of three men's experiences in the Iraq War by Marine Corps veteran Michael Pitre.

Fives and Twenty-Fives - It's the rule--always watch your fives and twenty-fives. When a convoy halts to investigate a possible roadside bomb, stay in the vehicle and scan five meters in every direction.

Ordinary Grace

Ordinary Grace - William Kent Krueger -a brilliantly moving account of a boy…

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Old breed, new breed? There is only one breed: Marine breed!

"Breach Hell": A Combat Engineer Story - This is the decade-long story of a company of combat engineers on active duty. This Book's decisions could result in life or death for both him and his soldiers. He advanced through the ranks to become a decorated leader and mentor of troops both in Iraq and Afghanistan: "Breach Hell."

"Breach Hell": A Combat Engineer Story - This is the decade-long story of a company of combat engineers on active duty. This Book's decisions could result in life or death for both him and his soldiers. He advanced through the ranks to become a decorated leader and mentor of troops both in Iraq and Afghanistan: "Breach Hell."

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there is no friendship like the ones built through the Marine Corps love and miss our little "family" from Lejeune!

The Book Thief  -thank you Salma for introducing me to this book i love it so far...

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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Death tells the story of a young German girl, Liesel, whose book-stealing and story-telling talents during World War II help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Savage Harvest - Carl Hoffman

Best books of 2014 picked by Amazon

"The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world and his powerful, influential family guessing for years. Now, Carl Hoffman uncovers startling new evidence that finally tells the full, astonishing story.

Any Other Name: A Longmire Mystery (Walt Longmire Mysteries) by Craig Johnson

Any Other Name: A Longmire Mystery (Walt Longmire Mysteries)/Craig Johnson

An intriguing mystery that delves into what one man never knew about his murdered wife's life.

Postgraduate Post-Mortem In A Smart, Literary Mystery

Elanor Dymott’s debut novel, EVERY CONTACT LEAVES A TRACE, skillfully combines the visceral thrill of a murder mystery with the psychological portrait of a grieving man

Neither Wolf nor Dog by Kent Nerburn-  The story of two men struggling to find a common voice. Neither Wolf nor Dog takes readers to the heart of the Native American experience. As the story unfolds, Dan speaks eloquently on the difference between land and property, the power of silence, and the selling of sacred ceremonies.

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Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder: Kent Nerburn

A Partial History of Lost Causes by Jennifer Dubois

A Partial History of Lost Causes Synopsis In Jennifer duBois’s mesmerizing and exquisitely rendered debut novel, a long-lost letter links two disparate

The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter--and How To Make The Most Of Them Now

or, things worth listening to. The Defining Decade: why your twenties matter and how to make the most of them now, by Meg Jay, PhD

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