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Best SHTF Books Reviewed & Ranked

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Shtf books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. The Dark Secrets of SHTF Survival: The Brutal Truth About Violence, Death, & Mayhem You Must Know to Survive (2019)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedThis is not a guide that will tell you step-by-step HOW to survive. This is a reality check that will tell you that everything you have expected and planned for is probably wrong. Selco is a household name in prepping and survival circles. He survived the Balkan War in a city with no power, no running water, and no supplies. For a year, he and his family fought every single day for bare subsistence. Over the years since the war, Selco has written nearly a quarter of a million words of memories, articles, and advice. This book is a collection of…
Author(s): Selco Begovic, Daisy Luther

2. Run Like the Wind: A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller (The SHTF Series) (2018)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedThe power grid went down a month ago, and mayhem continues when food is depleted or raided, and water sources are running dry. As resources grow scarce, regular people begin to slide into savagery, especially when Tucker and Katie lose one of their own at Tullymore. Without rule of law, justice is the new law of the land, and they fall back to an eye for an eye. At Grayson's farm, training is in full force, but not everyone is comfortable with the wild, wild west their world has become. When one of their own takes a bullet, and Olivia is to…
Author(s): L.L. Akers

3. Shoot Like a Girl: A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller (The SHTF Series) (Volume 2) (2017)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedWould your neighborhood work together to survive if the sh*t hit the fan? More chaos erupts when the lights don’t come back on and there’s still no word—or help—from the government. Tullymore is divided, and on the brink of an internal war. Tensions only rise further when one innocent life is on the line, and they must make a deadly trip into town to scavenge for a crucial supply that someone may have had all along. Do you bring enough to the table to join a stronger group? On the homestead, Jenny is a shocking surprise to everyone, and Puck is feeling as though he must stand up and be a man, to prove his mettle…
Author(s): L.L. Akers

4. SHTF Prepping:: 100+ Amazing Tips, Tricks, Hacks & DIY Prepper Projects, Along With 77 Items You Need In Your STHF Stockpile Now! (Off Grid Living, … & Disaster Preparedness Survival Guide) (2015)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedIf you’re anything like me and have a family or loved ones to protect, then you know that being prepared in a disaster situation can mean the difference between life and death. This book will go over not only why SHTF prepping is important, but how to go about doing it, and what food and other items you’ll need not only for your short term survival but for you long term survival as well.I’ll show you what skills you’ll need to master, along with what weapons and tools you’ll need to have on hand at all times. I’ll also discuss some tips and tricks you’ll want to know to keep your family safe, along with some DIY prepper projects…
Author(s): Kevin Moore

5. Fight Like a Man: A Post Apocalyptic Thriller (The SHTF Series) (Volume 1) (2017)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedWhile he sat back and watched the United States rattle swords with Korea, play chicken with Russia, and strong-arm China, he felt sure if the lights went out, that he and his family would be ready and safe–whether it was due to a natural disaster or a man-made event. They had everything they needed at their homestead. Olivia Rowan is with her sisters, Gabby and Emma, on a girls-only trip to Myrtle Beach. When chaos erupts and there's no gas, their journey home is a nightmare, filled with predators and danger–and apparently, Olivia…
Author(s): L.L. Akers

6. The 10 Bushcraft Books (2015)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedNOT abridged! This is the complete book. The original and the Best!”The 10 Bushcraft Books” is, as the title suggests, literally all ten of Richard Graves’ “Bushcraft Handbooks” bound together as a convenient single volume, perfect for slipping into your rucksack. A true classic of the genre and out of print for more than forty years, “The 10 Bushcraft Books” is back! This edition is a perfect replica of the First Edition, with the same size, formatting, layout, page count and illustrations, but in a softcover format. Unlike the poorly-OCR’d, abridged, censored and dumbed down modern US market reprint edition titled “Bushcraft :…
Author(s): Richard Graves

7. SHTF Disaster Survival Gear Guide A to Z: Best Bug Out Gear & Supply Manual (Volume 2) (2016)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedJust look through last 20 years headlines, The world has seen more terrorist attacks, civil unrest, large scale riots, looting, nuclear threats, active shooter situations, major wars and school shootings than ever before. If you think this the new normal of the 21st century, let me be the first to disagree with you strongly. These are not, but this is a new reality. We have to learn to accept it, and I have, but as the world is changing, I have decided to change a little too.What if there is an attack in your city or mine? Will we be prepared? As a professional hiker, I have traveled the world for years. I have met many…
Author(s): Robbie J Jones, Henry Miller

8. SHTF Prepping:: Survive & Thrive After A Disaster – Build A SHTF Stockpile, Create the Perfect Bug Out Bag, & Learn Off-Grid Survival Skills (2018)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedWe live in uncertain times. The threat of disaster both man-made and natural looms ever present. Could you depend on yourself if you had to? Could you take care of your family?This book on SHTF prepping will teach why it’s important to be ready, what you need to do to get prepared, what types of items and supplies you’ll need after a disaster, and plans for both short-term and long-term survival. This guide will teach you the skills you’ll want to learn, along with the tools and weapons you’ll want to acquire. This guide will also share important tips and ideas for…
Author(s): Kevin Gise

9. SHTF Prepping: The Proven Insider Secrets For Survival, Doomsday and Disaster (2017)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedNew Updated 3rd Edition (With Free Bonus) | Prepare Yourself for when Sh*t Hits The Fan!Are you prepared for when disaster strikes?Would you know what to do to save protect and feed your family?We live in uncertain times…In recent years, natural disasters like Hurricanes Michael and Sandy have hit the country, killing thousands of people and leaving many more people homeless and injured. And what about the devastating 2018 California wildfires?Terrorist attacks are more prevalent than ever. And we barely survived a financial crisis, yet we don’t seem to have learned…
Author(s): gavin williams

10. Stranded When The SHTF: Struggling Through Economic Collapse (2019)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedWhen the world economies collapsed, Gus’s wife was on vacation with her sisters in Germany. Beth and Jimmy were on their honeymoon at Gus’s fishing lodge in the mountain of Washington state. They were determined to get back home to Tennessee, 2400 miles away. The Task seemed impossible, but they decided to try.Ellen was at college in Omaha, when she tried to get home she was carjacked and left stranded in Rockport, Missouri. She was stranded over 5oo miles from home….
Author(s): Wayne Bosak

11. The Disaster Preparedness Handbook: A Guide for Families (2011)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedLet survival expert, Army veteran, NASA scientist help you and your family prepare for any kind of disaster—flood, civil unrest, hurricane, fire, war, earthquake.Ninety-nine percent of the time, the world spins like a top, the skies are clear, and your refrigerator is full of good food. But the world is a volatile place—storms rage, fires burn, and diseases spread. No one is ever completely safe. Humans live as part of a very complex ecosystem that is unpredictable and merciless. Could you protect your family in the case of an emergency—domestic or global?The…
Author(s): Arthur T. Bradley

12. Dirt Cheap Valuable Prepping: Cheap Stuff You Can Stockpile NowThat Will Be Extremely Valuable When SHTF (2015)

 Best SHTF Books Reviewed & RankedThis is an entirely different type of prepper book. There are many good prepper “list” books out there. There are also some very good prepper fiction books that teach what items you should stockpile through fictional examples. This book is not one of either of those types of books. This book assumes you will not be able to stockpile everything you need in a worse-case scenario, and it suggests certain items to stockpile so that you can barter them for other items when the need arises. To put it another way, when it comes to stockpiling each and every item…
Author(s): Cal Wilson

Best Shtf 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 shtf 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.

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

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

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
ID: 2666175, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

SHTF Survival Stories: Memories from the Balkan War

Author(s): Begovic, Selco
ID: 2798843, Publisher: Luther Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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