October 19, 2018

Practical Tips to Prepare Your Family for Survival

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 […]

Lights Out by Ted Koppel – Review

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are featuring Lights Out by Ted Koppel (not to confused with the fiction book Lights Out by David Crawford).  The book explores what it would be like to have a blackout that lasts for months, instead of just a few days, and the result of an in-depth investigation into the vulnerabilities of our country’s power grid. The prepper community has long been concerned about the safety of our electrical grid; many […]

Prepper’s Survival Hacks – Review and Giveaway

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 […]

What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Survivor Jane’s Latest Book

I had the opportunity to read a review copy of Survivor Jane’s latest book, What Could Possibly Go Wrong? The book is chock full of information for about all things preparedness, from preparing for pandemics, super storms, nuclear fallout and much more. Reading the book makes you feel like you are talking to your best friend who happens to know about this subject, and who also cares about getting you as prepared as possible. Yes, Jane does know of what […]

Start Prepping! by Tim Young – Book Review

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com This past week I finished reading Start Prepping by Tim Young.  Tim writes the Self Sufficient Man website and has written a number of books on preparedness and homesteading. Start Prepping includes many easy and doable steps to start preparing.  The author included a variety of survival stories that keep the reader interested and engaged.  The chapters are well-organized and the advice is solid.  When I read books on preparedness and survival, I […]

The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide: Interview with Author Daisy Luther and Giveaway

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are looking at The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide by Daisy Luther.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with her work, Daisy writes The Organic Prepper, and has written other books, such as The Organic Canner, which has also be featured. This book is very timely written, as we are currently witnessing an unparallelled drought in California, as well as other states in the Pacific Northwest.  At my last trip to […]

The Survival Savvy Family: Book Review and Giveaway

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I had the opportunity to read The Survival Savvy Family by Julie Sczerbinski.  Julie is  the creator of the blog, Home Ready Home.com which helps average families become more knowledgeable about survival and self-reliance. The book covers the various aspects of preparedness, such as creating a family emergency plan, getting ready for natural disasters, financial readiness, first aid, fire safety and much more. I like that the author also goes a step further […]

Prepper’s Financial Guide: Review and Giveaway

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are featuring Prepper’s Financial Guide by Jim Cobb.  We have featured Jim Cobb in a previous interviews and book reviews.  He has written several books on preparedness and I am glad to review his latest book. Prepper’s Financial Guide has great information for anyone with any concerns about an economic collapse, whether it’s in the aftermath of a natural disaster or a series of financial missteps.  The book covers practical, actionable […]

Book Review: The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse: A Cookbook and Culinary Survival Guide

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I really did not know what to expect when I was invited to review The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse. But I was intrigued enough to want to read it so I agreed. I’m a fan of the zombie genre, enjoy watching The Walking Dead and read the book World War Z long before it was made into a movie. When I received my review copy I was pleasantly surprised with […]

Aftermath A Story of Survival Review and Giveaway

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I finished reading Aftermath A Story of Survival in record time – it was that much of a page turner.  In case you’re not familiar with her, the author, LeAnn Edmondson, writes The Homestead Dreamer where she chronicles her journey to a more self-sufficient life.  Before I get too far, let me just give you an idea what this book is about: When the picture of a dog taking a dump shows up […]

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