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Book Review The Guardians: The New Homefront Volume 2

November 21, 2014 aptprepper 1

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I previously reviewed The Last Layover:  The New Homefront Volume 1 by Steven C. Bird as part of Survivor Jane’s preparedness books blog tour. The Guardians is the second book in the Homefront series.  The story continues to cover the main families from the first book, and introduces two sons of one of the original female characters. Without giving away too much, one portion of the book deals with fighting the Mexican cartels […]

Book Review: The Last Layover by Steven C. Bird

October 31, 2014 aptprepper 2

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I had the pleasure of reading The Last Layover:  The New Homefront Volume 1 by Steven C. Bird as part of Survivor Jane’s preparedness books blog tour. What is the book about?  The Last Layover is an e-book, a work of fiction in which an airline crew finds themselves in a grid down disaster while in a layover in New York City.  They must find their way back to their homes while dealing […]

Book Feature: Liberators and Interview with James Wesley Rawles

October 24, 2014 aptprepper 2

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are featuring James Wesley Rawles’s latest book, Liberators.  As you know Mr. Rawles is the author of several books, and is the founder of SurvivalBlog, one of the first survival and emergency websites. What is Liberators about? America has experienced a socio-economic collapse that spreads throughout the world.  Looting and rioting affect all major cities.  The book follows Afghanistan War vet Ray McGregor as he makes his way from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula […]

Forsaking Home by A. American – Book Review

July 18, 2014 aptprepper 15

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are looking at Forsaking Home, Book 4 of the Survivalist Series by A. American.  As you know, I am a fan of the Survivalist Series, having reviewed the books in the past.  As soon as I heard the fourth book was available for review, I jumped at the chance. As a quick summary, Forsaking Home delves into what our main character, Morgan Carter has to do for his family’s survival in […]

Book Review: The Shadow Patriots by Warren Ray

April 25, 2014 aptprepper 0

Today we are featuring The Shadow Patriots by Warren Ray. What is the book is about?    The country is in a crisis as the government breaks down and violent riots become commonplace with police firing on citizens.  The Chinese invade California prompting the military to send all their troops west, but the war is a disaster.  As the casualties mount, the government calls for volunteers.  The hero of the story Cole Winters, a middle aged guy, answers the call […]

Surviving an Economic Collapse – Advice from Mark Goodwin, Author of The Economic Collapse Chronicles

March 4, 2014 aptprepper 15

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Mark Goodwin, who runs Prepper Recon has written two books in The Economic Collapse Chronicles:  American Exit Strategy and the recently released American Meltdown.  With all the fears about economic collapse, I was glad to have the opportunity to interview Mark about his thoughts on the best way to prepare. 1.   What do you think are the most likely disasters to prepare for and what is the best way for a beginner to […]

The End by G. Michael Hopf: Book Review and Giveaway

January 20, 2014 aptprepper 17

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I received a review copy of The End by G. Michael Hopf.  Here’s a quick description of what the book is about: Young Gordon Van Zandt valued duty and loyalty to country above all, so after 9/11, he dropped out of college and joined the Marine Corps. This idealism vanished one fateful day in a war-torn city in Iraq. Ten years later, he is still struggling with the ghosts of his past when […]

Going Home by A. American: Book Review

December 4, 2013 aptprepper 27

If the power grid were to collapse while you are far from home on a road trip, how would you handle it?  That is the premise of Going Home:  A Novel of Survival by A. American.  Going Home is the first book of the series, followed by Surviving Home and Escaping Home. Going Home has a very believable story.  Morgan Carter, the main character, thought he was going on a quick business trip and was on his way home when […]

Rivers by Michael Ferris Smith Book Review

November 26, 2013 aptprepper 6

I had the opportunity to read a review copy of Rivers:  A Novel by Michael Ferris Smith.  It is a tale about a few remaining stragglers who crossed paths in a world that is constantly battered by never ending storms and hurricanes.  The story follows Cohen, who lost his wife and unborn child a few years earlier, as he tries to continue surviving in a devastated area, long after the region was declared unfit for living. The constant misery and […]

What Doomsday Films and Shows do for Preppers

October 15, 2013 aptprepper 8

There have been a variety of doomsday movies recently:  World War Z, This is the End and The World’s End just to name a few.  Some are action-adventure, suspense or even comedy, but the theme is the same:  the end of the world as we know it (TEOTWAWKI).  In addition, there are a number of reality shows such as Doomsday Preppers,  Doomsday Castle and others that deal with people trying to prepare for disasters. These type of shows are so […]

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