36 Survival Books to Add to Your Library

Learning new skills and sharpening existing ones is an indispensable part of prepping. The old adage that says if you don’t use it, you lose it, is absolutely true and to keep the old brain matter functioning you’ll need to be feeding it new information on a regular basis. Pound-for-pound, the best way to get … Read more

15 Books All Conservatives Should Read

I have heard told that conservatives are the only real romantics since we are far more disposed toward hanging on to the things that were, those things that matter to us as individuals and as members of a shared culture. Despite flowery appeals to peace, love and “we are all the world” tripe, progressivism is … Read more

New book released…..Sanctuary

The 3rd book in G. Michael Hopf’s New Word Series of apocalyptic fiction has just been released. If you are a fan of “prepper fiction” then you may want to take note and check out Sanctuary.   Here is a brief summary:  Surviving the attack proved to be more than they could have imagined… Months after … Read more

“A Survival Story” now available for the Kindle

  My fictional preparedness book A Survival Story is now available on the Kindle. The Kindle version has been edited and slightly updated.    I started ASurvivalStory.com a  yearscouple ago just to try something different. If you are not aware – A Survival Story reads like a daily journal written by “Jed” and documents the … Read more

Reading when TSHTF

The following is a guest post entry into our Survival & Preparedness Writing Contest.   Reading when TSHTF With the advent of e-readers in recent years, the landscape of reading and of books has changed dramatically. What’s not to like about the ability to carry numerous books on one device? But in an EMP or similar … Read more

Survival fiction…..what do you like?

There is a lot of survival fiction out there. Many works are available in paperback while some others only on the Kindle. Quality ranges from those with a few spelling/grammatical errors (my book A Survival Story for example) to higher quality works like Patriots. Regardless – survival fiction seems to be very popular right now. … Read more

New Book: All We Like Sheep

I have been doing a decent amount of reading lately with most of it not related to preparedness. I just received a new book called “All We Like Sheep“. Interesting title, huh? Here is the basic plot summary: George Washington is rolling in his grave…or is he? Madison Thomas, a slightly awkward American Studies professor at Georgetown … Read more

The Unofficial Hunger Games Wilderness Survival Guide giveaway

The Hunger Games is one of the most popular movies of all times. Of particular note – many of those interested in preparedness liked the movie as most of it dealt with people trying to survive a “game” of survival in the wilderness. People used strategy, unique skills, and the forest around them to last as long as possible … Read more

Prepper Fiction: 299 Days……….

I have a copy of Glen Tate’s new book –  299 Days: The Preparation – on the way. This book is one in a series of 10 planned. Although my time is very valuable and in limited supply – I have been really trying to read more. After reading the summary of 299 Days and … Read more