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Best Prepper Books Reviewed & Ranked

Our list of some of the best Prepper books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Prepper’s Long-Term Survival Guide: Food, Shelter, Security, Off-the-Grid Power and More Life-Saving Strategies for Self-Sufficient Living (2014)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedThe preparation you make for a hurricane, earthquake or other short-term disaster will not keep you alive in the event of widespread social collapse caused by pandemic, failure of the grid or other long-term crises. Government pamphlets and other prepping books tell you how to hold out through an emergency until services are restored. This book teaches you how to survive when nothing returns to normal for weeks, months or even years, including:…
Author(s): Jim Cobb

2. The Prepper’s Blueprint: The Step-By-Step Guide To Help You Through Any Disaster (2014)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedAcross the ages, in every survival story, a disaster of some sort plays a prominent role. Sometimes the part is played by the government, sometimes it is played by Mother Nature, and other times, the role is taken on by a random mishap. If we have learned one thing studying the history of disasters, it is this: those who are prepared have a better chance at survival than those who are not.A crisis rarely stops with a triggering event. The aftermath can spiral, having the capacity to cripple our normal ways of life. Because of this, it’s important to have a well-rounded approach to our preparedness…
Author(s): Tess Pennington, Daisy Luther

3. Survival Medicine & First Aid: The Leading Prepper’s Guide to Survive Medical Emergencies in Tough Survival Situations (2016)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedFebruary 2017 Edition (layout issues fixed)★ ★ ★ FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY ★ ★ ★Buy the Paperback and Get the eBook for FREE! After a disaster, there’s a single, vital skill that very few survivors will have. Fighters and builders are important, but there is no survivor so valuable and sought after as the one who can help out when illness or injury strikes.As any good prepper knows, thinking ahead and planning ahead will enable you to live a good and healthy life completely off the grid. The ability to care for the sick and injured? That’s one of the most important preparations you can make.I’ve Spent…
Author(s): Beau Griffin

4. The Prepper’s Canning Guide: Affordably Stockpile a Lifesaving Supply of Nutritious, Delicious, Shelf-Stable Foods (2017)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedAs the disaster drags on for days, weeks, months or even years, food scarcity and starvation will fuel people’s desperation. Even preppers like you will need more than dried beans and rice to survive. With The Prepper’s Canning Guide, you’ll learn the lifesaving techniques to take your food storage to the next level, including how to: From food safety guidelines to grid failure canning tips, this book will guarantee your family stays safe, secure and well-fed….
Author(s): Daisy Luther

5. Doomy Prepper’s Complete Guide: How to Survive Fifth Grade and the Apocalypse (2019)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedThe Prepper family is prepared for the end of the world. Or, at the very least, the end of toilet paper.Doomy Prepper knows the rules. Never trade sandwiches with Mikey Fuller. He always has tuna fish. Don’t stare at Mrs. Nebula’s mole. You’ll turn into stone. And never, ever talk about the lights.When 11-year-old Doomy notices the mysterious lights above his town have changed color, he makes the mistake of telling his best friend, Peter. Now four other kids want to tag along and solve the mystery, too. The group is convinced the lights are the reason their classmates…
Author(s): Amie Borst, Sean Bova

6. Prepper Journal – A Complete Checklist Of Documents And Records In Case Of Disaster: What You Need In A Crisis. All Moms And Dads Should Have This In Their Bug Out Bag (2019)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedA collection of documents and information that a survivalist could need in case of disaster, including cross-referenced checklists. Have what information you will need urgently, close at hand in case of bug out. Survival is key, and while you are looking for your source of clean water, your food store and your ammunition, you will need a copy of a lot of vital documents in easy reach. That is where this journal comes into play….
Author(s): Doug Robbins

7. The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide: Harvest, Treat, and Store Your Most Vital Resource (2015)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedNO SOURCE IS LEFT UNTAPPED IN THIS ALL-ENCOMPASSING GUIDE TO SUPPLYING LIFE-SAVING WATER AFTER A DISASTERYou can survive up to three weeks without food, but only three days without water! When catastrophe strikes, having enough water can spell the difference between life and death. The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide offers a step-by-step plan with straightforward information you can easily follow. Thanks to this book’s laser-focus on water, you’ll quickly learn how to: •Store fresh water•Collect rainwater•Purify water from lakes & rivers•Dig a well for…
Author(s): Daisy Luther

8. Prepper’s Livestock Handbook: Lifesaving Strategies and Sustainable Methods for Keeping Chickens, Rabbits, Goats, Cows and other Farm Animals (2018)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedWhether you’re looking for a farm-to-table solution that provides fresh meat and dairy products today, or a long-term plan that will feed you and your family after the collapse of civilization―or both!― this all-in-one preparedness guide is for you. It teaches sustainable animal husbandry skills that allow you to build and operate your own small-scale ranch anywhere from a backyard to a bug-out bunker. Packed with tips, techniques and strategies, this handy guide breaks down everything you need to know, including how to:…
Author(s): Leigh Tate

9. Prepper’s Pantry: Build a Nutritious Stockpile to Survive Blizzards, Blackouts, Hurricanes, Pandemics, Economic Collapse, or Any Other Disasters (2019)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedA one-year food supply means freedom. It means that you are less subject to the whims of the economy or personal financial emergencies. You can handle small disasters with aplomb. You aren’t reliant on the government if a crisis strikes. You can’t be manipulated because your family is hungry.This edition provides to a detailed compendium of all things food storage. Geared towards preppers, it teaches you: If you’re new at this, you can take the most important step today–the step of getting started. You’ll have a year’s supply of food in no time at…
Author(s): Daisy Luther

10. The Prepper’s Cookbook: 300 Recipes to Turn Your Emergency Food into Nutritious, Delicious, Life-Saving Meals (2013)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedWhen a catastrophic collapse cripples society, grocery store shelves will empty within days. But if you follow this book’s plan for stocking, organizing and maintaining a proper emergency food supply, your family will have plenty to eat for weeks, months or even years, with meals such as: Packed with tips for off-grid cooking, canning charts for over 20 fruits and vegetables, and checklists for the best emergency pantry items, The Prepper’s Cookbook will have you turning shelf-stable, freeze-dried and dehydrated foods into delicious, nutritious dishes your family…
Author(s): Tess Pennington

11. Prepper’s Natural Medicine: Life-Saving Herbs, Essential Oils and Natural Remedies for When There is No Doctor (2015)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedA DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO HEALING ANY AILMENT HOLISTICALLY WHEN DISASTER STRIKESWhen disaster strikes and you lose all access to doctors, hospitals and pharmacies, natural medicine will be your family’s best hope for survival. Prepper’s Natural Medicine is the definitive guide to creating powerful home remedies for any health situation, including: •Herbal Salve for Infections•Poultice for Broken Bones•Natural Ointment for Poison Ivy•Infused Honey for Burns•Essential Oil for Migraines•Soothing Tea for Allergies•Nutritional Syrup for Flu With easy-to-read herbal…
Author(s): Cat Ellis

12. The Prepper’s Pocket Guide: 101 Easy Things You Can Do to Ready Your Home for a Disaster (2011)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedBE PREPAREDBE SAFEFrom California earthquakes and Rocky Mountain wildfires to Midwest floods and Atlantic hurricanes, you can’t escape that inevitable day when catastrophe strikes your home town ― but you can be prepared! Offering a simple DIY approach, this book breaks down the vital steps you should take into 101 quick, smart and inexpensive projects: #6 Make a Master List of Passwords#16 Calculate How Much Water You Need#33 Start a Food Storage Plan for $5 a Week#60 Make a Safe from a Hollowed-out Book#77 Assemble an Inexpensive First Aid…
Author(s): Bernie Carr, Evan Wondolowski

13. The Prepper’s Workbook: Checklists, Worksheets, and Home Projects to Protect Your Family from Any Disaster (2014)

 Best Prepper Books Reviewed & RankedA STEP-BY-STEP, DON’T-OVERLOOK-ANYTHING WORKBOOK OF DIY PROJECTS THAT PREPARE HOME AND FAMILY FOR ANY LIFE-THREATENING CATASTROPHEFrom earthquakes, tornadoes, and hurricanes to floods, wildfires, and even civil strife, disasters threaten your home and safety no matter where you live. Fortunately, The Prepper’s Workbook offers step-by-step instructions that will guarantee your family is fully prepared for whatever the world has in store, including:• Checklists to stock up on life-saving survival supplies • Projects to fortify your home from the elements…
Author(s): Scott B. Williams, Scott Finazzo

Best Prepper Books Reviewed & Ranked

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some prepper books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Prepper's Medical Handbook

Author(s): William W. Forgey
Publisher: Lyons Press / Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2491197

Survival Medicine: The Ultimate Prepper’s Guide for Medical Emergencies, First Aid, Disasters and Epidemics

Author(s): Matthew Coleridge
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 596 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 2526704

Survival Hacks: Preppers gear, shelter, knots, fire and traps guide for wilderness and disasters survival

Author(s): Vardamir, Inglor
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 13 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2625887

Survival Prepping: Essential Guide for Preppers! Off-the-grid and Wilderness Preparedness

Author(s): HUNT, RON
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2664167

SURVIVAL: BUSHCRAFT GUIDE: A Beginners Prepping Guide to Survive a Disaster in the Wilderness (Prepper SHTF Urban Survival Preparedness)

Author(s): Colter, Scott
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2666174

Prepping: An Essential Survival Guide for DIY Preppers Who Want to Be Self-Reliant When SHTF, Including Tips for Living Off the Grid, Homesteading, and Stockpiling Properly

Author(s): Rosser, Dion
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2666175

The prepper's medical handbook: how to provide medical care when you can't rely on anyone but yourself

Author(s): Forgey, William W
Publisher: Lyons Press, Year: 2020, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2786421

The prepper's pantry handbook: how to plan and cook nutritional emergency meals

Author(s): Rowinski, Jim; Rowinski, Kate
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 35 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2786422

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Chicago Tribune, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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