Author Archives: Jennifer L.S. Pearsall

About Jennifer L.S. Pearsall

Jennifer L.S. Pearsall joined Gun Digest in summer 2011 as a books editor. She began her career selling guns in a retail gun shop and handgun range in Northern Virginia in the early 1990s. Recruited by the NRA to join its editorial staff in 1999, she then went on to succeed as a freelance writer and photographer. She's been a competitive shooter in many disciplines, including sporting clays, IPSC, and metallic blackpowder cartridge silhouette, and she has been an avid hunter for many years.

Gun Digest Guide to Handgun Marksmanship

Editor’s Pick: Gun Digest Shooter’s Guide to Handgun Marksmanship

It’s a difficult task to put into book form something so visually oriented as the fine points of correct grip, sight alignment, holster draw, and other necessary fundamentals. But Lessler does just that, with an exacting, fastidious manner of writing that fully explains what you need to know to perfect your skills with pistol...

AK-47 as an alternative to the AR-15?

Editor’s Pick: Gun Digest Book of the AK & SKS

The AR-15 is not the only fun gun you can have. The AK-47 and SKS provide plenty of big time firepower for your shooting enjoyment, too. If you want to learn more, we've got the book for you.

The Glock 25 in .380. Sure, you want one, but you better have a badge a step up from a tin star if you want to get your hands on one in the U.S.

Rounding Out Your Glock Collection

“Collect them all!” is how the tag line so often goes. When it comes to Glocks, though, sometimes that just isn’t possible. “The G25 and G28, corresponding to the G19 and G26, are Glock’s .380 models. The .380 lacks the energy to work a locked-breech system, so these are simple blowback pistols. … Why...

Classic Shotguns: Double Barrels

Editor’s Pick: Classic Shotguns: Double Barrels

A digital collection of some of Nick Hahn's best scribing about shotguns - from over/unders and side-by-side double barrels, American and foreign, collectible and memorable. It’s a great look at one writer’s slant on a single genre of scatterguns.