JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on Victorinox Swiss Army knives. Books: Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery o o o The Winter Survival Handbook: 157 Winter Tips and Tricks o o o The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition) Movies: Ben-Hur: 50th Anniversary Edition. JWR’s Comment: The recent remake pales in comparison. Charlton Heston’s performance as the leading man is great, and so is the film-making. o o o The Last …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the Old Sneelock series of instructional videos on YouTube. Books: I may be biased (since I published it), but I highly recommend this inspirational and truly uplifting book: My Thailand Calling: Following Jesus Cross-Culturally: A Missionary’s Journey On The Frontiers. o o o The Survival Medicine Handbook: The essential guide for when medical help is NOT on the way Movies: I’ve mentioned this film before, but it bears repeating: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi o …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on JWR’s preferred gun lubricant: Frog Lube. Books: Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived o o o The Instant Pot® Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook: Easy Recipes for Fast & Healthy Meals o o o Foxe’s Book of Martyrs Movies: The Right Stuff.  This otherwise fine film is marred by some crudity.  Available on DVD and available for free download for Amazon Prime members. o o o Enemy At The Gates  




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers.  This week the focus is on the movie Within The Whirlwind. Special Note:  You might want to wait until “Black Friday” to order some of the books and other products mentioned in this column, to get the best prices, or discounted shipping.   Books: The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel o o o This book is a perennial bestseller, for good reason: What to Expect When You’re Expecting o o o “Pam’s Pride” has posted a big list of book cover book …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the book Basic Survival: A Beginner’s Guide, by David Nash Books (Basic Survival: A Beginner’s Guide): A great new book is not officially scheduled for release until November 21st, but the publisher is reportedly already shipping orders: Basic Survival: A Beginner’s Guide, by David Nash. It is highly recommended.  I see that its Amazon overall sales rank jumped from around #200,000 a week ago, to now around #20,800. This book is the perfect gift for any friends, …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on Champion stocks. (The Champion brand synthetic rifle and shotgun stocks.  See the Gear section, near the end of this column.) Books: The latest addition to Avalanche Lily’s bedside book stack: The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower’s Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming o o o Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America’s Destiny o o o Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World Movies and Television: Arrival. The captivating …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is books, movies and sermons on The Reformation. (Yesterday marked the 500th anniversary of the movement.) Books: The Reformation: A History o o o Why the Reformation Still Matters o o o Israelology: The Missing Link In Systematic Theology Movies and Television: Luther: The Life and Legacy of the German Reformer (documentary on DVD) o o o This Changed Everything: 500 Years of the Reformation o o o Jonny Quest: The Complete First Season. This cartoon series dates back …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on Kestrel Elite weather gauges. (See the Instructional Videos section.) Books: The Gun Digest Book of Firearms Assembly/Disassembly Series.  (I recommend this entire book series.) o o o Leonardo da Vinci, a newly-released biography by Walter Isaacson o o o A World Ablaze: The Rise of Martin Luther and the Birth of the Reformation   Movies and Television: Random Quest. A clever film about a scientist who visits a parallel universe. Available on DVD or for free download …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on 80% complete SIG P320 trigger groups. (See the Gear section, near the end of this column.) Books: Claire Wolfe reports: The sale is on at Paladin Press. Presently the discount is 55% off their entire book inventory. (The company is shutting its doors at the end of the year. Even deeper discounts are promised, as their inventory dwindles.) o o o Store This, Not That!: The Quick and Easy Food Storage Guide o o o Grant. This …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on raccoon traps. (See the Gear section, near the end of this column.) Books: Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence (Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Series) o o o Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival   Movies and Television: Passengers o o o Blade Runner: The Final Cut – Blu-ray  




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on alternatives to CARB-Complaint Gas Cans. (See the Gear section. below.) Books: Eye to Eye: Facing the Consequences of Dividing Israel, by William Koenig o o o Prepper’s Long-Term Survival Guide: Food, Shelter, Security, Off-the-Grid Power and More Life-Saving Strategies for Self-Sufficient Living   Movies and Television: The Man in the High Castle. Two full seasons are now available free for Amazon Prime members. Some scenes of totalitarian cruelty are disturbing, so this series is definitely not for …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on headlamps. (See the Gear section.) Books: After a 25 year hiatus, master spy storyteller John LeCarré has finally released another George Smiley novel: A Legacy of Spies. o o o The End of Alzheimer’s: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline o o o Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World’s Most Amazing Places   Movies and Television: HJL mentioned that he liked this BBC television series: The Doctor Blake Mysteries. o o o …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on Firewood Stacking. (See the Instructional Videos section.) Books: It is that time of year again: A Guide Book of United States Coins 2018: The Official Red Book o o o Zak George’s Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love   Movies and Television: The Hope: The Rebirth of Israel. This a is quite well done documentary, now available on DVD, or free download for Amazon Prime members. o o o The …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on rugged laptops. Books: The Old Farmer’s Almanac – 2018 o o o The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing Movies and Television: The Real Inglorious Bastards. (A documentary about an OSS team that parachuted into the Tirol region, during World War II.) Now available on DVD, or free download for Amazon Prime members. o o o Stone of Destiny. Also available for free download for Amazon Prime members.   Music: Dougie …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the fiction anthology book Forged in Blood. It was edited and co-authored by  SurvivalBlog’s Editor At Large, Michael Z. Williamson. Books (Forged In Blood): Forged in Blood. This is an anthology of military short stories. Some of the  stories are directly or indirectly related to Michael Z. Williamson’s Freehold series. It was just released on September 5th. It features all-new stories by Michael Z. Williamson, Larry Correia, Tom Kratman, Tony Daniel, Micahel Massa, Peter Grant, John F. Holmes, …