15 Survival Adventures Every Prepper Should Read

If you’ve been a prepper for very long, no doubt your bookshelf is full of non-fiction survival manuals and recent prepper fiction. All that is well and good, and I do hope my own family survival manual and evacuation book is among your collection, but there are many important lessons to be found in an entirely different genre: non-fiction survival adventures.

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These books tell real-life survival narratives that are rich in detail. They grab your attention and hold it while teaching lessons about nature, historical events, and, yes, survival. Some of my favorites are listed below, all linked to their Amazon pages where you can read summaries and reviews. Do you have any similar books to add?

The Indifferent Stars ... Brown, Daniel James Best Price: null Buy New $11.99 (as of 11:05 EST - Details)

Lost in Shangri-La Zuckoff, Mitchell Best Price: $0.65 Buy New $4.33 (as of 08:50 EST - Details)

The River of Doubt: Th... Millard, Candice Best Price: $1.48 Buy New $4.11 (as of 07:35 EST - Details)

A Crack in the Edge of... Winchester, Simon Best Price: null Buy New $12.49 (as of 12:50 EST - Details)

Skeletons on the Zahar... Dean King Check Amazon for Pricing.

In the Kingdom of Ice:... Sides, Hampton Best Price: null Buy New $13.99 (as of 02:30 EST - Details)

The Brendan Voyage Severin, Tim Best Price: null Buy New $4.99 (as of 01:10 EST - Details)

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The Year Without Summe... Klingaman, Nicholas P. Best Price: null Buy New $9.99 (as of 10:10 EST - Details)

Dead Wake: The Last Cr... Erik Larson Check Amazon for Pricing.

Unbroken: A World War ... Hillenbrand, Laura Best Price: null Buy New $9.99 (as of 01:10 EST - Details)

The Worst Hard Time: T... Egan, Timothy Best Price: null Buy New $9.99 (as of 02:00 EST - Details)

Sudden Sea: The Great ... R.A. Scotti Check Amazon for Pricing.

Endurance: Shackleton&... Lansing, Alfred Best Price: null Buy New $13.99 (as of 03:35 EST - Details)

Island of the Lost: Sh... Joan Druett Best Price: $3.37 Buy New $31.97 (as of 08:00 EST - Details)

Reprinted from The Survival Mom.