Jack London Reviews

Like most authors, Jack loves books.

After appreciating the many reviews that ran for his first release, French Letters: Virginia’s War, Jack decided to pay it forward and keep his readers informed of the best new military and historical books hitting the market.

Jack gives priority consideration to books that address military and historical topics and if you want to submit a book for review, please contact us.

On the Nightstand: This Might be a Good Story…

  It’s spring.  Roses are blooming, the irises and Copper Canyon daisies are filling out and sending musky little scents through the study window.  Junebug is crawling around the garden stalking some pitiful creature.   My nightstand runneth over.   In … Continue reading

 
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On the Nightstand: Of Winter Days and Longer Nights

  The New Year has arrived with all its baggage.  Chill winds.  Clouds low on the horizon. Garden flowers pleading to be pruned.   Junebug demanding to be let out, then back in, then back out.  But winter is not all grim … Continue reading

 
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On the Nightstand: The Autumn Equinox….

It is the autumnal equinox, midway between high summer and dark winter, the longest and shortest days or our calendar. Entonces? Well, it means that during a long summer I have moved a bunch of books on and off my … Continue reading

 
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On the Nightstand: Life’s a Beach (Read)

It is June.  The days are long, the sun is high, and my nightstand is groaning.   What on earth should get out from under the bed lamp and head for the beach?   Books, of course, and you.  As for the … Continue reading

 
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On the Nightstand: A Cold Wind do Blow…

It has been a cold bitter winter, to say the least.   Except in the polar north, where glaciers are melting and icebergs are falling into the Atlantic at a record pace, the rest of North America is cold cold cold. … Continue reading

 
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On the Nightstand: December, short days and long nights with a good book….

Where has the year gone?   It’s December already and here we are rushing about looking for something to read.      Well, here’s another On the Nightstand for suggestions.     I have read some superb books this year and, this last episode for … Continue reading

 
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On the Nightstand: Rivets, and a few Winks….

  Ah, October, and the smell of burned pumpkins and crunchy leaves is in the air, a time when the sun comes up late and goes down early and the government is shut down because the 2012 Presidential Election didn’t count, … Continue reading

 
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On the Nightstand — End ‘o Summer Reads

Well, Summertime, and the Livin’ is Easy But, Daddy’s not so rich.  Momma’s not good lookin’ (she passed away in 2003), and if I’m cryin’ Pretty Baby it’s because the nightstand is groaning from too many books.  And, to be perfectly … Continue reading

 
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On the Nightstand — An Embarrassment of Riches

Before you accuse me of being lazy let me say that from the last installment to this has been a literary feast of 78 % dark chocolate. On the personal side, I was honored to be on a panel with Alana White, … Continue reading

 
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On the Nightstand: Of halogen bulbs and candles burnt both ends down….

Welcome back to On the Nightstand.   Instead of proverbial May flowers brought on by April showers, this month has been ‘April deeds gave time for May reads,’ and I have had some time to dig into the book stack. … Continue reading

 
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