December 2, 2016

Watch Your Back Book Review and Giveaway

November 26, 2016 aptprepper 6

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Every year, as we get closer to the holidays, we hear news reports about people being victims of crime.  We are also hearing about possible terror threats.  With all these possible hazards, I thought this book is worth a look:  Watch Your Back:  How to Avoid the Most Dangerous Moments in Daily Life by Roger Eckstine. What is the Book About? The author presents various potential risky situations that come up in every […]

Brushfire Plague Retribution Review

November 3, 2016 aptprepper 0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Brushfire Plague Retribution is volume 3 of the Brushfire Plague series.  We reviewed the first book and found it to be riveting.  The third book does not disappoint; it continues to deliver as much, if not more action as the previous books. What is it about? The Brushfire Plague series is about a world falling apart as a result of a widespread plague.  Millions of people have died and violence is rampant. Cooper […]

Failures of Imagination by Michael McCaul – Book Review

September 9, 2016 aptprepper 0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Fifteen years ago on 9/11/01, the world as we knew it, changed for our nation.  Everyone can remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they got the news.  Now we worry about dark and dangerous things that we previously thought could never happen in our own country.  Because no one foresaw the attacks on September 11, the 9/11 Commission Report deemed it as a “failure of imagination.” Today we […]

Prepper’s Communication Handbook – Review and Giveaway

May 13, 2016 aptprepper 8

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are looking at Prepper’s Communication Handbook by Jim Cobb.  Jim has been featured on Apartment Prepper a number of times, as he has written many books on preparedness: Prepper’s Survival Hacks: 50 DIY Projects for Lifesaving Gear, Gadgets and Kits.  Countdown to Preparedness, Prepper’s Long Term Survival Guide just to name a few.  You can also find him in SurvivalWeekly.com. Prepper’s Communication Handbook deals with a subject that is often left out of […]

Aftermath II – Review and Giveaway

May 6, 2016 aptprepper 7

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are featuring Aftermath II by L. M. Edmondson.  We previously featured the first book in the series, Aftermath. Here is a quick description from Amazon: A world-changing event has taken place and with seventy percent of the world’s population believed to be dead, the first winter after IT happened will prove to be a bigger challenge to survive than the disaster itself. Jimmy Walker has banded together with other survivors in […]

Know What to Do in a Bug-Out? Check out Driven from Our Homes – The Survival Guide

April 1, 2016 aptprepper 4

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Many discussions in survival/preparedness sites are devoted to what to pack in a bug out bag, when is the right time to bug out, what vehicle to use etc.  Without having experienced the real thing (and we hope not to have to), all we can do is prepare and wonder about possible scenarios.  Have you considered the following possibilities? How to react under fire How to do a long range recon, hasty ambushes, […]

Book Review Plus Giveaway: Behold, Darkness and Sorrow by Mark Goodwin

March 18, 2016 aptprepper 7

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’ve been listening to the audio version of Mark Goodwin’s latest book, Behold, Darkness and Sorrow Seven Cows Ugly and Gaunt. What’s the book about?  Hard-working college student Daniel begins to have prophetic dreams.  The dreams are deeply disturbing.  One of the dreams tells of an EMP threat that takes out the electric grid as well as computers.  Such an event would send the country into a horrific grid down disaster.  If he […]

A Book About What to Do In the Event of a Mass Shooting

February 26, 2016 aptprepper 1

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A local news story last week featured a local martial arts training school that started classes on taking down a mass shooter.  There was a lot of interest in the neighborhood, the school instructors decided to expand the number of classes.  Ever since the attack last December in San Bernardino, California, people have been thinking it can happen anywhere, anytime.   Unfortunately, another shooting has occurred in Kansas. This past week, I re-read […]

Practical Tips to Prepare Your Family for Survival

February 12, 2016 aptprepper 7

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I am excited to feature Prepare your Family for Survival: How to be Ready for any Emergency or Disaster Situation, a book by Linda Loosli, founder of Food Storage Moms (foodstoragemoms.com). The first thing I noticed when I received the book is the overall production quality.  It is a nice looking book with glossy pages and full color illustrations.  I also like the highlighted “STORE THIS ADVICE” banners that give you handy tips […]

Prepper’s Survival Hacks – Review and Giveaway

December 10, 2015 aptprepper 20

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are featuring Jim Cobb’s latest book, Prepper’s Survival Hacks: 50 DIY Projects for Lifesaving Gear, Gadgets and Kits.  In case you are not familiar with Jim Cobb, he has written numerous books such as Countdown to Preparedness, Prepper’s Long Term Survival Guide and many more.  You can also find him in SurvivalWeekly.com. As regular readers know, I like DIY projects and Prepper’s Survival Hacks delivers just what is says.  You will find […]

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