#westerns

The Best of the Weird West: 8 Alternate History Westerns

The West was weird and full of angels, demons, and mechanical horses in these alternate history westerns like Tread of Angels and Outlawed.

Tome on the Range: 28 of the Best Western Books For Your TBR

Tome, tome on the range: Mosey up to this list and lasso yourself 28 of the best Western books for your TBR, including How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C Pam Zhang.

8 Recent Diverse Westerns

These excellent and recent diverse Westerns feature Indigenous perspectives, stories about Chinese Americans, Tejanos, and more.

7 Westerns That Defy Typical Colonialist Narratives

These Westerns by Native and non-Native people defy colonialist narratives that perpetuate stereotypes.

100 Must-Read Books of U.S. Historical Fiction

Excellent works of historical fiction, all set in the United States.

Giddy Up: 10 Great Westerns

10 of the best Westerns (not the hotels.)

A Sampling of the American West: Reading From the Margins

Want to read about the West, but not about romanticized cowboys? Start here.

100 Must-Read Books of the American West

Novels, nonfiction, comics, and more essential reads of the American West.

Two-Fer: Western Short Stories

If you’re into stories about the American West, you should definitely come sit next to me -- and grab these collections on your way over.

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