Survival Books 2016

The 15 Best Survival Books Ever Written On Amazon

Survival comes in many flavors – Desert, Woodland, Jungle, Mountain, you name it.  You need a book that fits your needs and that’s exactly what we aim to help you find.  In an effort to avoid information overload, we have listed (in no particular order) our favorite 7 survival books.

The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry!


Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, “Bushcraft 101” gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. Based on the 5Cs of Survivability–cutting tools, covering, combustion devices, containers, and cordages–this valuable guide offers only the most important survival skills to help you craft resources from your surroundings and truly experience the beauty and thrill of the wilderness. Inside, you’ll also discover detailed information on:

  • Choosing the right items for your kit.
  • Manufacturing needed tools and supplies.
  • Collecting and cooking food.
  • Protecting yourself from the elements.

With Canterbury’s guidance, you’ll not only prepare yourself for any climate and situation, you’ll also learn how to use the art of bushcraft to reconnect with nature in ways you’ve never imagined.

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Turn everyday items into survival necessities!


Would you be prepared if you needed to survive in the wilderness? Survival expert Creek Stewart shares his cache of practical, easy-to-follow tricks to help you transform everyday items into valuable gear that can save your life. Survival Hacks takes you step-by-step through transforming simple objects like soda tabs and plant leaves into essential survival tools.

This rough-and-rugged guide covers everything from small-scale hacks, like using sticks and rope to make a table, to the big stuff, like creating a one-person emergency shelter from a trash bag or purifying dirty water using a plastic bottle and the sun. And you can be ready anywhere you go with every day carry kits, pocket-sized survival kits, so you’re never without the essential tools you need to make it on your own. Being prepared can make the difference when it comes to your survival in an emergency. And Survival Hacks makes it a whole lot easier.

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100 Deadly Skills


A hands-on, practical survival guide from retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson—adapted for civilians from actual special forces operations—to eluding pursuers, evading capture, and surviving any dangerous situation.

In today’s increasingly dangerous world, threats to your personal safety are everywhere. From acts of terror to mass shootings, and from the unseen (and sometimes virtual) matrix of everyday crime, danger is no longer confined to dark alleys or unstable regions. Potentially life-threatening circumstances can arise anywhere, anytime, and Clint Emerson—former Navy SEAL—wants you to be prepared.

100 Deadly Skills contains proven self-defense skills, evasion tactics, and immobilizing maneuvers—modified from the world of black ops—to help you take action in numerous “worst case” scenarios from escaping a locked trunk, to making an improvised Taser, to tracking facial recognition software. With easy-to-understand instructions and illustrations, Emerson outlines in detail many life-saving strategies and teaches you how to think and act like a member of the special forces.

This complete course in survival teaches you how to prevent tracking, evade a kidnapping, elude an active shooter, rappel down the side of a building, immobilize a bad guy, protect yourself against cyber-criminals, and much more—all using low-tech to “no-tech” methods. Clear, detailed, and presented in an easy-to-understand and execute format, 100 Deadly Skills is an invaluable resource. Because let’s face it, when danger is imminent, you don’t have time for complicated instructions.

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The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere,


now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material

Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the internationally bestselling SAS Survival Handbook is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic camp craft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes:

Being prepared: Understanding basic survival skills, like reading the weather, and preparation essentials, such as a pocket survival kit.

Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing the camp, staying warm, and creating tools.

Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it.

First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured.

Disaster survival: How to react in the face of natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive if all services and supplies are cut off.

Self-defense: Arming yourself with basic hand-to-hand combat techniques.

Security: Protecting your family and property from intrusion, break-ins, and theft.

Climate & terrain: Overcoming any location, from the tropics to the poles, from the desert to the mountains and sea.

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The Ultimate Survival Manual 333 Skills 

the ultimate survival manual

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WARNING! This is a hands-on, practical survival guide that will teach you everything you need to know to survive anything, anywhere.

Read this ebook on your PC, Mac, smartphone, tablet, or Kindle device.

The truth is that survival is not always as easy as relying on ready-made shelter and store bought food.

In fact, anyone who watches the news, or otherwise pays attention to what is going on in the world, can quickly come to the conclusion that sometimes, survival requires specific skills.

You may face having to know how to stay alive in the wild, with nothing other than the clothes on your body. This type of survival requires a bit of practice, prepping, and knowing how to provide shelter, food, water.

Consider these circumstances where you may need to have specialized knowledge in order to remain alive:

Your car is driven off the road and help is not easily forthcoming.
• Your plane crashes out in the middle of nowhere.
• Extreme weather destroys your community and there is not enough shelter or food to go around.
• Any other type of emergency drives you out of your home and into the wild.

About The Ultimate Survival Guide

The Ultimate Survival Guide” walks you through how to survive anything, anywhere in the world. Not only is it deeply comprehensive in regard to teaching how to survive in any type of terrain or weather conditions, it goes much further than that.

Surpassing other survival guides, which create fear based thinking and assume there are at least some tools available, “The Ultimate Survival Guide” walks you through the importance of remaining calm and is written to assume that you have no tools available at your disposal. It teaches how to create shelter, and find food and water, with nothing other than what can be found in nature.

Along with teaching how to find clean, drinkable water – even in the desert or around the ocean, this survival guide teaches how to find a variety of foods, from meat to vegetables and fruits. It will also teach surprising items that can be eaten in order to stay alive, that many will not realize were edible. Additionally, you will learn what absolutely should not be eaten, due to the possibility of becoming deathly ill.

You will also learn:

• How to create critical tools needed for survival, and how to find materials needed to use for building a variety of types of shelters.
• How to determine the best type of shelter to build for specific situations and types of weather.
• Essential skills such as how to treat injury and illness without bandages or other First Aid equipment.
• Important social dynamics skills needed to survive the social chaos that is prevalent in emergency situations.
• And more.

The Ultimate Survival Guide” is filled with facts that only the most experienced prepping experts and survivalists know. At the same time, this survival guide makes each skill easy to understand and accomplish, even for the most inexperienced beginner.

The most important benefit of this survival guide is it teaches the reader how to remain alive, despite even the most extreme circumstances. It is an enjoyable, and an essential guide to reading and shares with the entire family.

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Prepper’s Long-Term Survival Guide




The preparation you make for a hurricane, earthquake or another short-term disaster will not keep you alive in the event of widespread social collapse caused by a pandemic, failure of the grid or other long-term crises. Government pamphlets and other prepping books tell you how to hold out through an emergency until services are restored. This book teaches you how to survive when nothing returns to normal for weeks, months or even years, including:

•Practical water collection for drinking and hygiene
•Storing, growing, hunting and foraging for food
•First aid and medical treatments when there’s no doctor
•Techniques and tactics for fortifying and defending your home
•Community-building strategies for creating a new society

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