Updated February 26, 2018 by Quincy Miller

The 10 Best ACT Prep Books

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. If you want to get into an elite university, you'll need to score highly on the ACT — and to do that, you'll need one of these prep books. They include game plans, practice questions, and even previous editions of the exam, so you can drill yourself until you're absolutely certain that you're ready. And just think — if you do well enough, you can go to college and take more tests! When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best act prep book on Amazon.

10. The Official Prep Guide

9. Black Book

8. Barron's Aiming for the Perfect Score

7. Kaplan's 8 Practice Tests

6. The Complete Guide to ACT English

5. Kaplan Prep Plus 2018

4. ACT Math: The Guide

3. Manhattan Prep 5 Lb. Book

2. 36 in Just 7 Steps

1. The Princeton Review


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Last updated on February 26, 2018 by Quincy Miller

Quincy is a writer who was born in Texas, but moved to Los Angeles to pursue his life-long dream of someday writing a second page to one of his screenplays.


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