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book review of ben sherman's the survivors club

Book Review: The Survivors Club

In the book The Survivors Club, Ben Sherwood who writes for the L.A. Times, interviews people from around the world who survived events that would kill most, trying to answer the question “Why?”.  Why do some people survive while others capitulate and die from similar circumstances. 

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Book Review: Expatriates

The Crunch continues.  In James Wesley, Rawles latest book, Expatriates, we find a new group of hardened individuals determined to survive against all odds during the major socioeconomic collapse which Rawles labels “The Crunch” that is sweeping across the modern world.

Book Review Scott B. Williams

Book Review: The Pulse

I recently sat down and read “The Pulse” by Scott B. Williams.  A thrilling tale about a modern world suddenly left without electricity.  Set between the bayou and the open ocean, it is a reminder how some people will survive while others will perish in a major disaster.

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Book Review: Prepper’s Home Defense

“The longer it takes for an attacker to get through your defensive measures, the more time you have to detect them and implement additional security protocols.”  With this sentence, Jim Cobb sets a serious survival tone for the book “Prepper’s Home Defense“.

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Book Review: Survival Mom

I recently sat down and read Lisa Bedford’s new book, Survival Mom and really enjoyed some of the insight it provided.  Since almost all survival and preparedness books are written from a man’s prospective, this was a nice change.

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Lessons from the Book of Eli

After the nuclear ash snowfall ended, there was very little left.  Their known world suddenly and inexplicably became unknown.  That was the reality for the mystical-fictional character named Eli found as the theater lights went down.

The Art of the Rifle Book Review Jeff Cooper

Book Review: The Art of the Rifle

“Personal weapons are what raised mankind out of the mud, and the rifle is the queen of personal weapons.”  With this sentence Cooper begins his book The Art of the Rifle and sets the tone for all that follows.

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Book Review: Survivors

James Wesley, Rawles latest book Survivors follows a handful of determined individuals as they try to make their way to safety during a complete government and financial collapse.  The story takes place during the same period of chaos as with the author’s earlier book Patriots.

Book Review Holding Your Ground Preparing for Defense if it All Falls Apart

Book Review: Holding Your Ground

Most of the books that we review are somewhat general in nature. An overview, if you will, of the skills needed for survival. “Holding Your Ground: Preparing for Defense if it All Falls Apart” by Joe Nobody is of a different mold.

When Giants Fall Book Review

Book Review: When Giants Fall

If you are looking for a thought provoking, well researched book on the state of US economy and the future standing of the United States, then this would be a book for you.  Michael Panzner spins an interesting tale about the future conflicts and economic crashes that our society faces.

Book Review of Patriots by James Wesley Rawles

Book Review: Patriots

James Wesley Rawles’ (JWR) book, “Patriots” is a great story for anyone who is interested in survival.  It’s a “How To” reference manual, written as an engaging narrative about a small group of everyday people who use teamwork to build a protected community in a post-economic collapse society.