The Herbal Medicine-Maker's Handbook: A Home Manual

The Herbal Medicine-Maker’s Handbook: A Home Manual

This is a good complement to a disaster medicine library.  When I bought The Herbal Medicine-Maker’s Handbook I thought it was a listing of medicinal plants. I was wrong. While there are some listings of specific plants and their uses, this…

Shoestring Survivalism

Shoestring Survivalism

Shoestring Survival is a complete budget-minded blueprint for preparing for tough times. Self-reliance veteran Andy James shows you dozens of shoestring survival methods that cost little or nothing yet will tremendously advance your preparedness for any sort of large-scale emergency,…

Secrets to Building a Plastic Injection Molding Machine

Secrets to Building a Plastic Injection Molding Machine

Creating with plastic can be fun and can be a profitable hobby as well. But most plastic components these days are created by huge, expensive plastic injection molding machines. Molten plastic is forced under enormous pressure into intricate molds. On…

The Complete Modern Blacksmith

The Complete Modern Blacksmith

If your a diy’er, prepper, aspiring blacksmith, or just interested in cool books, then this is a deal. The Complete Modern Blacksmith is actually a collection of three books. (The Modern Blacksmith, The Recycling, Use, and Repair of Tools, and The…

The Home Schooled Shootist

The Home Schooled Shootist

The Home Schooled Shootist is an instruction guide for intermediate to advanced shooters. It addresses fighting with shoulder-fired weapons at ranges 0 through 600 meters. The book assumes the reader has mastered basic remedial techniques and is fully versed in…

Secrets Of Street Survival - Israeli Style: Staying Alive In A Civilian War Zone

Secrets Of Street Survival – Israeli Style: Staying Alive In A Civilian War Zone

Israeli self-defense and small arms specialist Eugene Sockut presents hard-learned survival tactics, including adopting the right mind-set, using “hot” and “cold” weapons, securing your home and surviving a riot. I found Secrets Of Street Survival to offer some interesting insight into…

The Basic Butchering of Livestock and Game

The Basic Butchering of Livestock and Game

Basic Butchering of Livestock and Game is a book you need to have iIf you are going to try to become self reliant. The ability to process your own food is vital. I find that of all the food skills,…

Protecting the Gift

Protecting the Gift

Protecting the Gift is a great companion book to DeBecker’s first book The Gift of Fear. This book takes those concepts and applies them to raising a secure child that can operate safely in today’s world. I did not have…

Principles of Personal Defense

Principles of Personal Defense

This new edition of Cooper’s classic Principles of Personal Defense – with a fitting tribute by firearms expert Louis Awerbuck and all-new drawings by renowned illustrator Paul Kirchner – presents his timeless theory of individual defensive behavior clearly, concisely and…

Phantom Soldier

Phantom Soldier

John Poole is one of the few authors whose books have been reviewed multiple times on this site. That is because I find them particularly useful to the prepping community. I don’t think firearms and defensive postures are the most…