I'm really beginning to like the corpa series from WEB Griffin. Story is excellent, the characters are memorable, and it is easy to really get into the story. Some of the administrative stuff is a little doll, but that probably is consistent with what real military life is like. Great book. Highly recommended.
I have read and have listened to all of the books in this series. Although everyone has their own opinion. I think it is an outstanding series with well developed characters.
being an Army Vet. I absolutely am fascinated by these books. I first started with the brotherhood of war series and being a former aviator enjoyed it more. If you want to read books and like me dont have time then listen to these good stuff.
"The Gadget Guy"
Plot and intertwining of characters along with facts mixed with fiction, all add up to great listening entertainment as you roll down the highway.
I enjoyed the first book but not enough to read it again in the second book. This book was too much of a rehash of what happened in the first book...to the point of boredom.
Been there done that. Not enough of a new story.
Not enough new material to comment on. I am afraid to try the third book as it might be a rehash of the first two.
I will listen to NO boring book. Old Fav's,Card, King , Hobb. New Fav's, Hill, Scalzi, Sawyer, Interested in Lansdale, Crouch, Konrath
THAT YOU TRUST ME AND LOVE ME
I listened to book one and wrote a glowing review on it. I bought this book, because I liked book one. At the half way point, we still had not gotten into the war. Seven hours of a military book and no action. Instead the book was a love story. Some of it taken directly out of book one, but in book one where it was a side story, here along with another love story, it takes center stage. I wanted to learn about the war, instead I was told that marines are attracted to sluts and attract sluts.
FOR SOME REASON YOU BRING OUT THE BITCH IN ME.
I mentioned in book one that I found it odd that a boy from Pennsylvania, from a poor home, where he was abused and who went no future then high school would speak Chinese. I also mentioned that the Chinese speak many languages with two main languages and the Chinese often have trouble understanding each other. Someone must have pointed this out to Griffin, cause in this book he says the boy speaks two Chinese languages. This seems even more improbable to me. In this book the second main character is a born pilot. In the past he had no interest in planes at all. We are even told that this happens maybe one in one hundred thousand recruits. The instructor had never seen it until our hero shows up. I have two more Griffin books in my library, I sure hope they are as good as book one of this series and that they are believable and not Chick Lit.
learning a little bit more about how it felt to be there.McCoy and othersare real people.
McCoy because he's a real person with goods and bads.who rises to his best self.
the battle in the Philippines.McCoy going there as amessage carrier and then saving the day and leading the Marines to safety is a beautiful story.