Prepping & Survival Books

Prepper Book Festival 13: A Simple Man

Prepper Book Festival 13: A Simple Man

Imagine the year is 2077 and our world and our country has gone to heck. It is a dystopian world wrongly described by the Powers That Be as utopian. Welcome to the new America as portrayed in A Simple Man. Read an excerpt from this new release and enter the giveaway to win a copy for free. There will be three winners.

Prepper Book Festival 13: Survival Medicine Handbook Third Edition

Prepper Book Festival 13: Survival Medicine Handbook Third Edition

Medical preparedness ranks up there with water in terms of importance. Read about the newly released Survival Medicine Handbook Third Edition and enjoy an interview with the author, Joseph Alton MD. Plus, enter the giveaway to win a copy for free. There will be three winners!

Prepper Book Festival 13: Prepper Guns

Prepper Book Festival 13: Prepper Guns

Most books about firearms are pretty dry reading. Not so with Prepper Guns. Written by a gun expert who is also a prepper, this book is both interesting and joy to read. Enjoy the interview with author Bryce Towlsey and enter to win a copy for free. There will be three winners.

Prepper Book Festival 13: Changing Earth Series Without Land

Prepper Book Festival 13: Changing Earth Series Without Land

Imagine an earthquake so big, and so deadly, that there are few survivors. Those that do survive, are faced with unimaginable challenges simply to live from day. Thus sets the stage of the Changing Earth Series. In Without Land, it is nine years later and life, such as it is, is extremely difficult. Read the interview with author, Sara Hathaway, and enter to win a set of both books in this latest Backdoor Survival giveaway.

Prepper Book Festival 13: The Made From Scratch Life

Prepper Book Festival 13: The Made From Scratch Life

Do you long for simpler way of life? It makes no matter what your age is, living a cleaner, simpler, and healthier life will provide you with the basis for living what I call a strategic life. In the book, “The Made From Scratch Life”, learn how to embrace simple ways in modern times. Read the interview with author Melissa K. Norris and enter to win a copy of her book for free.

Prepper Book Festival #13: Books to Help You Prepare

Prepper Book Festival #13: Books to Help You Prepare

Introducing Prepper Book Festival #13 which includes something for everyone as well as a few surprises. In Book Festival tradition, there will be author interviews and multiple book giveaways. Each book will be featured in a future article along with a mini-review and a thought-provoking giveaway question where you, the reader, are challenged to think about your own preps and your own mindset when it comes to survival.

Here, for your discernment, is a description of the books that made the cut. I hope that one of these books will soon make it into your own personal survival library.

Prepper Book Festival 12: Prepper’s Armed Defense

Prepper Book Festival 12: Prepper’s Armed Defense

Many of you are familiar with Jim Cobb and his work but I have to say, this time around he has really outdone himself. In “Prepper’s Armed Defense”, he teaches what we need to know to make smart decisions when selecting lethal or non-lethal weapons. Plus, three copies are available in this latest Prepper Book Festival giveaway.

Prepper Book Festival 12: Mother Earth News Almanac

Prepper Book Festival 12: Mother Earth News Almanac

There is something about an almanac that makes you yearn for simpler times. In the Mother Earth News Almanac, you will find page after page of old-timey tips mixed in the with new. Read an except on “How and what to sprout” and enter the giveaway to win a copy of the Mother Earth News Almanac for free. There will be three winners!

Prepper Book Festival 12: Mason Jar Nation

Prepper Book Festival 12: Mason Jar Nation

As a Mason jar addict, I was thrilled to be given an opportunity to include a book about Mason jars in the latest Prepper Book Festival. Not only is this book chock full of projects, but it also includes a very thorough and fasinating history of Mason jars. Check out the interview with author JoAnn Moser and enter to win one of three copies that are up for grabs.

Prepper Book Festival 12: Alcohol Mantle Lamps

Prepper Book Festival 12: Alcohol Mantle Lamps

There is always a blackout somewhere. It might be local and affect just your city. Or it could be big, manmade, caused by war, and impact your whole country. Or it could be humongous, a natural EMP event that shuts down the whole continent. For life. It is because of the potential for a blackout that I have tried to learn as much as I can about emergency lighting. In this latest Prepper Book Festival, learn about alcohol mantle lamps and enter the giveaway to win one of two complete sets of Ron Brown’s Non-Electrit Lighting Series.

Prepper Book Festival 12: Coloring Flower Mandalas

Prepper Book Festival 12: Coloring Flower Mandalas

What better way to cope with the stress of prepping than to relax listening to music and coloring in an adult coloring book? In a departure from our normal Prepper Book Festival fare, I feature a coloring book, plus of course, an interview with the author and a giveaway. There will be 3 winners.

Prepper Book Festival 12: Be Your Own Herbalist

Prepper Book Festival 12: Be Your Own Herbalist

How much do you know about herbal medicine? In Be Your Own Herbalist, you will learn about 30 common herbs along with their amazing healing properties. The book is well written in a familiar voice and the index makes it easy to find just the right solution to whatever ails you. Enjoy the interview with author Michelle Schoffro Cook and enter the giveaway to win a copy for free.

Prepper Book Festival 12: DIY Solar Projects

Prepper Book Festival 12: DIY Solar Projects

When it comes to solar, I still have a lot to learn more and suspect you do as well. In reviewing this book, I don’t know what is more valuable, the step by step photos or the easy-to-understand instructions and explanations. Either way, if you have any interest at all in solar, you are going to love this book. Enjoy the interivew with the author and enter to win one of 3 copies up for grabs in a giveaway.

Prepper Book Festival 12: The Winter Fortress

Prepper Book Festival 12: The Winter Fortress

The Winter Fortress is a fictionalized story of the mission undertaken to sabotage Hitler’s atomic bomb. It is a story of teamwork, courage, and ultimately, survival. Enjoy an interview with author Neal Bascomb and enter the giveaway to win a copy for free. There will be 5 winners.

Prepper Book Festival #12: A Prepper’s Cookbook

Prepper Book Festival #12: A Prepper’s Cookbook

When it comes to cookbooks for preppers, the good ones are few and far between. A Prepper’s Cookbook is an exception, written by someone who was a prepper before it was fashionable. The author, Deborah D. Moore, has lived off grid for 20 years. In her book she not only shares her tried and true recipes, but also snippets of life. This is a delightful book and Deborah is a lady I would love to meet. Be sure to enter the giveaway to win a copy for free. There will be 3 winners.

Prepper Book Festival 12: The Zika Virus Handbook

Prepper Book Festival 12: The Zika Virus Handbook

There is a lot of mystery surrounding the Zika virus and much of it is quite disturbing. In this latest Prepper Book Festival entry, read about Zika and learn about pandemics in general. Dr. Joseph Alton provides an unbiased look at the causes as well as the many alternative (tin foil hat-type) theories that are currently out there. In addition to an all-new interview with Joe, enter to win one of 5 copies of The Zika Virus Handbook that are up for grabs in a giveaway.