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Best Cowboy Books You Should Read

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Cowboy books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Cowboys (All Aboard Books) (1996)

Best Cowboy Books You Should ReadLearn all about the day-to-day life of a cowboy in the Old West, from round-ups and trail drives to meals around the campfire and nights under the stars. #76,361 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #30 in Children’s Western American Historical Fiction #181 in Children’s Farm Life Books #3923 in Children’s Action & Adventure Books (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Lucille Recht Penner

2. Cowboy Camp (2014)

Best Cowboy Books You Should ReadGiddyup and gallop right over to read this rootin’ tootin’ tale of an unlikely cowboy. Avery’s at camp, training hard with his horse and his lasso. But he’s just not feeling up to the challenge. Then a bully threatens all the campers—and Avery proves his mettle in his own unique way. Kids will love the story’s lively language and wildly playful pictures. #73,366 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #27 in Children’s Western American Historical Fiction #256 in Children’s Bullies Issues Books Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Tammi Sauer, Mike Reed

3. Handsome Cowboy (Handsome Devils) (2019)

Best Cowboy Books You Should ReadJared Kendrick knows in his cowboy gut that Leigh is the one for him. All he has to do is convince her. Ha! She wants to celebrate her singleness and not get hog-tied to a relationship. Though Jared has her older, loving yet revenge-seeking, matchmaking brothers on his side, he’s still going to have to dodge a lot of barrels to catch this Barrett!Handsome Cowboy is the fourth book in the humorous romantic Handsome Devils series by Lori Wilde and Liz Alvin #34,322 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1208 in Clean & Wholesome Romance (Books) #4132 in Romantic Comedy (Books) #1150 in Western Romances Would you…
Author(s): Lori Wilde, Liz Alvin

4. The Cowboy: The King Family Book Four (2018)

Best Cowboy Books You Should ReadSexy new standalone in the King Family Series by USA Today Bestselling Author Molly O’KeefeCODY We have three rules:We never see each other’s faces. We don’t know each other’s names. We don’t say a word.But at dawn when she steps out onto her private balcony over my work site, we show each other… everything.She’s My Morning Girl and the rules keep both of us safe.BEAYeah, Cody’s got a lot of rules and I have a few of my own. But the minute Cody walked into the bar where I work – I knew I’d break every last one of them. That’s why I can’t tell him I’m his Morning Girl. I’m head over heels…
Author(s): Molly O’Keefe

5. The Truth About Cowboys (Texas Heat) (2019)

Best Cowboy Books You Should ReadI had my life figured out.Engaged to a successful man.About to make partner at my firm.Bought a high-rise apartment in downtown Dallas.And then, poof, it’s all gone. Now, like in some cheesy romantic comedy, my car has broken down in the pouring rain on my way to “find myself” in The Middle of Nowhere, Texas. Cue hot guy coming to my rescue and changing my tire. This is the part where we flirt and have a meet-cute, right? That’s how it works in romance novels, and I should know―after all, I’m coming to Texas to write my own cowboy romance. But nope. This sexy cowboy lights into me about not being…
Author(s): Lisa Renee Jones

6. B is for Buckaroo: A Cowboy Alphabet (Sports) (2006)

Best Cowboy Books You Should Read“L is for lariat or lasso, a loop of rope coiled just so. Swing it wide or swing it low. Hook those horns and yell whoa!” Hold on to your hat and strap on your spurs! Cowpokes and buckaroos of all ages will enjoy this A-Z gallop through the facts, feats, and folks of the cowboy way of life. Even greenhorns are invited to ride this fun-filled range! #29,889 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #218 in Children’s Sports & Outdoors Books (Books) #1749 in Children’s Activities, Crafts & Games Books (Books) #75 in Children’s Farm Life Books Would you like to ?If you are a seller…
Author(s): Gleaves Whitney , Louise Doak Whitney, et al.

7. The Cowboy’s Make Believe Bride (Wyoming Matchmaker) (2017)

Best Cowboy Books You Should ReadShe’s not meant to be a bride… At least not to the man her parents picked out. Ellie Greene wants a quiet life with Grams on the Wyoming farm, and quiet could happen if someone would stop sabotaging them. Each week something more dangerous happens and Ellie doesn’t know how much more she can stand. Forced to seek help, Ellie would prefer anyone else other than the tall, dark, sexy-as-sin cowboy with the knight-in-shining-armor complex she gets stuck with. While the chemistry between them flares brighter than fireworks, Ellie knows they want different things from life. She wants an easy-going farm boy, and nothing about…
Author(s): Kristi Rose

8. Cowboys, Mountain Men, and Grizzly Bears: Fifty Of The Grittiest Moments In The History Of The Wild West (2010)

Best Cowboy Books You Should ReadThe romance of the West is built on an endless armature of shootouts and train robberies, cowboys versus Indians, white hat versus black, and everybody versus the wilderness. From John Colter’s harrowing escape from the Blackfeet to Hugh Glass’s six week crawl to civilization after a grizzly attack, from Custer’s final moments to John Wesley Powell’s treacherous run through the rapids of the Grand Canyon, takes the top 50 wildest episodes in the region’s history and presents them to the reader in one convenient, narrative-driven package. #90,485 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #323 in Native American History (Books) #298 in United…
Author(s): Matthew P. Mayo

9. The Christmas Cowboy Hero (Heart of Texas) (2017)

Best Cowboy Books You Should Read’Tis the season for ex-Navy SEAL Clayton East to come home for the holidays―even if the mood at home is anything but festive. His father is ill. The East Ranch is in financial trouble. And now it’s on Clayton, the prodigal son, to make sure his family doesn’t lose everything. Headstrong Abby Harper is like a mother to her younger brothers, who she’s helped raise since she was a teenager. Keeping them in line is no small task while she’s also working toward her college degree. And now that one of her brothers has been arrested for stealing cattle at the East Ranch,…
Author(s): Donna Grant

10. A Cowboy’s Reunion (Family Ties) (2019)

Best Cowboy Books You Should ReadHe’s still reeling from the breakup. She’s ashamed of what she did. Can a chance reunion mend the fence, or are some hearts forever broken? Kane can’t face running his foster family’s ranch alone. By now he’d hoped to live on the property with his wife and children, but his ex-fiancée’s betrayal threw a wrench into his dreams. Despite his anger, after he discovers his former flame down and out, he knows providing shelter is the right thing to do. Faith Howard always dreamed of entertaining audiences with her guitar and even sacrificed a future with a good man to follow her heart. Life on the road didn’t turn out…
Author(s): Carolyne Aarsen

11. Hard-Riding Cowboy: A Kinky Spurs Novel (2019)

Best Cowboy Books You Should ReadMegan Harrison is the owner of Kinky Spurs. She’s mortgaged up to her eyeballs and works long days and nights, but she’s living life on her terms, not on her wealthy father’s. She’s done being in the cattle rancher’s shadow. She’s got it all figured out, except for the part that involves Nash Blackshaw. He’s a sexy as hell cowboy whose smile can easily charm her out of her tight jeans. The only problem is―their fathers were business rivals, and Megan and Nash have been taught to hate each other since birth. Nash Blackshaw, a retired professional bull rider, has responsibilities on top of responsibilities….
Author(s): Stacey Kennedy

12. The Undercover Cowboy: A Twilight, Texas Novella (2019)

Best Cowboy Books You Should ReadIf you love Jennifer Ryan or Maisey Yates, you won’t want to miss this Twilight, Texas novella from Lori Wilde!Allie Grainger appreciated eye candy as much as the next gal, but she never expected to be rescued by it! On her way to a job interview, she was nearly trampled by a small herd of Texas Longhorns during Twilight’s Wild West Cattle Drive.  Luckily for her, a shirtless cowboy actually swept her off her feet and onto the sidewalk. Perhaps she should walk and text more often. But Kyle Richmond was no “mere” cowboy. Sent by…
Author(s): Lori Wilde

Best Cowboy Books You Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some cowboy books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

My Cowboy Book

Author(s): Rand McNally
Publisher: , Year: circa 1980, Size: 11 Mb, Download: cbr
ID: 851160

A Cowboy’s Guide to Life

Author(s): Texas Bix Bender
Publisher: Gibbs Smith, Year: 2019, Size: 43 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2339410

The Great Cowboy Strike

Author(s): Mark Lause
Publisher: Verso Books, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2233538

The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West

Author(s): John Branch
Publisher: W. W. Norton Company, Year: 2018, Size: 6 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2320358

Rough Riders : Theodore Roosevelt, his cowboy regiment, and the immortal charge up San Juan Hill

Author(s): Gardner, Mark Lee
Publisher: HarperCollins; William Morrow, Year: 2016, Size: 6 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2090439

Cowboys and Gangsters: Stories of an Untamed Southwest

Author(s): Samuel K. Dolan
Publisher: Two Dot Books, Year: 2016, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2255455

Farewell, Cowboy

Author(s): Olja Savičević
Publisher: Istros Books, Year: 2015, Size: 197 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1694503

A Taste of Cowboy: Ranch Recipes and Tales from the Trail

Author(s): Rollins, Kent; Rollins, Shannon
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Year: 2015, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2075107

The cowboy's cookbook : recipes and tales from campfires, cookouts, and chuck wagons

Author(s): Monahan, Sherry
Publisher: TwoDot, Year: 2015, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2085131

Cowboys and Indies: The Epic History of the Record Industry

Author(s): Gareth Murphy
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books, Year: 2014, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1195581

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly best-sellers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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