Below are my favorite books in several different categories. I own hundreds of books and could have made a huge list of good books, but instead, I decided to put together a shorter list of GREAT books. I hope that you find this list useful.
Top Ten Prepper Books (Number 7 You’ve Probably Never Heard Of)
- The Prepper’s Guide to Surviving the End of the World, as We Know It: Gear, Skills, and Related Know-How
- 31 Days to Survival: A Complete Plan for Emergency Preparedness
- The Dirt-Cheap Survival Retreat: One Man’s Solution
- The Prepared Prepper’s Cookbook: Over 170 Pages of Food Storage Tips, and Recipes From Preppers All Over America!
- LDS Preparedness Manual (one of the best survival manuals available.)
- When Technology Fails
- The Survival Group Handbook
- Crisis Preparedness Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Home Storage and Physical Survival
- Emergency Food Storage & Survival Handbook
- When The Grid Goes Down (nice small book with 78-pages covering basic information – this one is great to give as a gift to not preppers.)
- When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes
Homesteading and Gardening
- The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre!
- 40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead
- The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner: What to Do & When to Do It in the Garden, Orchard, Barn, Pasture & Equipment Shed
- The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals: Choose the Best Breeds for Small-Space Farming, Produce Your Own Grass-Fed Meat, Gather Fresh … Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Cattle, & Bees…
- The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know-How: Field-to-Table Cooking Skills
- Secret Garden of Survival: How to grow a camouflaged food- forest.
- Secret Livestock of Survival: How to Raise The 10 Best Choices For Retreat And Homestead Livestock
- The All You Can Eat Gardening Handbook
First Aid and Home Medicine
- Where There Is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook
- Where There Is No Dentist
- Where Women Have No Doctor: A Health Guide for Women
- Herbal First Aid and Health Care
- The Survival Medicine Handbook: A Guide for When Help is Not on the Way
Politics and Economics
- War Is A Racket
- The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History
- A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State
- Rich Dad Poor Dad For Teens (and anyone else who needs the basics or a refresher to money.)
- The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
- Why Civilizations Self-Destruct
eBooks (also available in soft copy editions)
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I’ve also put together a convenient list of the gear that I use and trust. This is gear and tools that I personally own, have tested extensively, and fully recommend. Check it out here!