A Journal for Jordan
Author: Dana Canedy
Publisher: Crown Publishers
Price: $30 (Hardcover)

When 1st Sgt. Char­les King was killed in Iraq in 2006, he left behind a 200-page journal for his infant son Jordan, which offered the boy lessons on life and love.

In A Journal for Jordan, King’s widow Dana Canedy constructs her own letters to their son, combining excerpts from her husband’s journal with an intimate account of her relationship with her husband.