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Suggest books for me > Westerns with a female protagonist

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message 1: by Violet (new)

Violet  | 3 comments I’m looking for a book/books set in the Wild West with a female protagonist. Not romance, and not a “pioneer wife” type of book either. I’m looking for more of the classic western with adventure and drama and gunslinging but a female lead. Preferably one that’s well written too, a strong woman, but not the cliche badass, sassy, sexy strong woman trope.


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message 3: by Spockles (new)

Spockles | 199 comments If you like YA:
Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee
Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto
Vengeance Road & Retribution Rails by Erin Bowman


message 6: by ``Laurie (last edited Aug 28, 2018 08:31PM) (new)


message 7: by Rosa (new)

Rosa (rosaiglarsh) | 5231 comments Ooh, True Grit is a good suggestion.


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message 10: by ``Laurie (new)

``Laurie (laurielynette) | 1039 comments Rosa wrote: "Ooh, True Grit is a good suggestion."

Did you see the movie?


message 11: by Rosa (new)

Rosa (rosaiglarsh) | 5231 comments The 2010 version, yes. I didn’t love it, but Mattie Ross was definitely a strong-willed female protagonist (though at times aggravating), and there definitely wasn’t a forced romance. I want to see the original movie, and now I want to read the book, too.


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