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 ... Daniel James Brown Check Amazon for Pricing.

Lost in Shangri-La Mitchell Zuckoff Best Price: $0.25 Buy New $5.75 (as of 05:35 EST - Details)

The River of Doubt: Th... Candice Millard Best Price: $1.92 Buy New $4.85 (as of 12:50 EST - Details)

A Crack in the Edge of... Simon Winchester Check Amazon for Pricing.

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

In the Kingdom of Ice:... Hampton Sides Check Amazon for Pricing.

The Brendan Voyage Tim Severin Check Amazon for Pricing.

Isaacu2019s Storm: A M... Erik Larson Check Amazon for Pricing.

The Year Without Summe... William K. Klingaman, ... Check Amazon for Pricing.

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

Unbroken: A World War ... Laura Hillenbrand Check Amazon for Pricing.

The Worst Hard Time: T... Timothy Egan Check Amazon for Pricing.

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

Endurance: Shackletonu... Alfred Lansing Check Amazon for Pricing.

Island of the Lost: Sh... Joan Druett Best Price: $5.89 Buy New $22.95 (as of 10:55 EST - Details)

Reprinted from The Survival Mom.