Sunday, September 17, 2023

Thirteen top wilderness novels

At B&N Reads Brittany Bunzey tagged thirteen "gritty stories of survival and ambition [to] take you on sometimes harrowing — and often exhilarating — journeys," including:
Outlawed By Anna North

A provocative adventure story, Outlawed is a gripping tale of a fugitive girl and a mysterious gang trying to reshape the old West. A thrilling story that includes witchy nuns, queer cowgirls and a feminist gang trying to build a safe haven for outcast women, this novel is a scrappy and joyful romp you won’t want to put down.
Learn about another entry on the list.

Outlawed is among Claudia Cravens's eleven westerns that break the genre's rules, Robin McLean's eight top books about surviving in the wilderness and Christina Sweeney-Baird's seven books that imagine a world without men.

The Page 69 Test: Outlawed.

--Marshal Zeringue