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Book Review: Star’s Reach

Star’s Reach, A Novel of the Deindustrial Future, is John Michael Greer’s latest piece of Fiction. It’s a great read for anyone of the prepper persuasion. JMG is one of the original doomers in my mind. When I first started reading up on this whole prepper thing, his words were some that spoke most clearly… Read More

Book Review: Holding Their Own

Joe Nobody exploded onto the survivalist scene in 2010 with his first book, an instruction guide titled, Holding Your Ground: Preparing for Defense if it All Falls Apart.  That book became an instant success, catapulting Joe into the top tier of self-reliance writers. By Jimmy C, a contributing author to (From Amazon) Joe Nobody… Read More

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.  by Ed, a contributing author of The Survivors… Read More

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. By the Team The Muslims are coming! The Muslims are coming!!  Sounds sort… Read More

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. By Jimmy C, a contributing author to… Read More

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". By Mike, a contributing author of Jim Cobb's book, Prepper's Home Defense… Read More

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. By the Team The book is well written and focuses on the mainstream survival market… Read More

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.   By Dr. John J. Woods, a contributing author to It’s a movie (Book of Eli) all Survival… Read More

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. By Captain Bart, a contributing author to It amazed me that while I had read… Read More

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. By James, a contributing author of The main character… Read More

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. By Captain Bart, contributing author Joe Nobody spends his time talking about… Read More