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Is Your eBook Reading Device Hungry? Here are 200+ SF/F/H eBooks Priced Under $4 Each. You’re Welcome!

Is your eBook reader feeling hungry? You should introduce it to this roundup of inexpensive science fiction, fantasy and horror eBooks priced under $4 each. Happy reading!

DISCLAIMER: All of these titles are priced under $4 at the time of writing this post. But prices are subject to change, so check the price before clicking “buy”. If Amazon is not your eBook ecosystem, please do look up the titles wherever you buy your eBooks; discounts are often applied at other outlets, so check there.

  1. Splintered by A. G. Howard (Amulet Books)
  2. Unhinged: 2 (Splintered) by A. G. Howard (Amulet Books)

  1. Hang Wire by Adam Christopher (Angry Robot)
  2. Spellsinger (The Spellsinger Series Book 1) by Alan Dean Foster (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Love Is the Drug by Alaya Dawn Johnson (Arthur A. Levine Books)
  2. Virtual Unrealities, The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester by Alfred Bester (Byron Preiss Visual Publications)
  1. On a Red Station, Drifting by Aliette de Bodard (Nine Dragon Rivers)
  2. Angel of Europa (Near-Space) by Allen Steele (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Escape From Earth by Allen Steele
  2. The River Horses: A Coyote Story by Allen Steele (Subterranean Press)
  1. Matched by Ally Condie (Speak)
  2. Crossed (Matched, Book 2) by Ally Condie (Speak)
  1. Witch Fall (Witch Song Book 3) by Amber Argyle (Starling Publishing)
  2. These Broken Stars (The Starbound Trilogy Book 1) by Amie Kaufman (Disney Hyperion)
  1. Baptism of Fire (The Witcher) by Andrzej Sapkowski (Orbit)
  2. The Shuddering by Ania Ahlborn (47North)
  1. Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch) by Ann Leckie (Orbit)
  2. Dragonsbane (Winterlands Book 1) by Barbara Hambly (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. The Last Policeman: A Novel (Last Policeman Trilogy) by Ben H. Winters (Quirk Books)
  2. The Clockwork Dagger: A Novel (Clockwork Dagger Novels) by Beth Cato (Harper Voyager)
  1. The Winds of Khalakovo (The Lays of Anuskaya Book 1) by Bradley Beaulieu (Quillings Literary)
  2. The Straits of Galahesh (The Lays of Anuskaya Book 2) by Bradley Beaulieu (Quillings Literary)
  1. The Flames of Shadam Khoreh (The Lays of Anuskaya Book 3) by Bradley Beaulieu (Quillings Literary)
  2. Lest Our Passage Be Forgotten & Other Stories by Bradley Beaulieu (Quillings Literary)
  1. Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archive, Book 2) by Brandon Sanderson (Tor Books)
  2. Sixth of the Dusk (Cosmere) by Brandon Sanderson (Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC)
  1. Legion by Brandon Sanderson (Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC)
  2. Steelheart (Reckoners Book 1) by Brandon Sanderson (Delacorte Press)
  1. Altered States: a cyberpunk sci-fi anthology by Roy C. Booth & Jorge Salgado-Reyes (Editors) (Indie Authors Press)
  2. Black Dog: Hellhound Chronicles by Caitlin Kittredge (Harper Voyager)
  1. Women and Other Constructs by Carrie Cuinn (Unknown)
  2. IN SITU by Carrie Cuinn (Editor) (Dagan Books)
  1. Jane Slayre by Charlotte Bronte (Gallery Books)
  2. Containment by Christian Cantrell (47North)
  1. The Aether Age: Helios by Christopher Fletcher & Brandon H Bell (Editors) (Hadley Rille Books)
  2. Blightborn (The Heartland Trilogy Book 2) by Chuck Wendig (Skyscape)
  1. Under the Empyrean Sky (The Heartland Trilogy Book 1) by Chuck Wendig (Skyscape)
  2. The Illustrated PROPHETS OF THE GHOST ANTS: Part One, The Roach Boy by Clark Thomas Carlton (Seven of Cups LLC)
  1. Cthulhurotica by Cody Goodfellow (Dagan Books)
  2. The Best of Cordwainer Smith – Cordwainer Smith by Cordwainer Smith
  1. The Shadow Master by Craig Cormick (Angry Robot)
  2. Embedded (Angry Robot) by Dan Abnett (Angry Robot)
  1. Stolen Songbird: Malediction Trilogy Book One (The Malediction Trilogy 1) by Danielle L. Jensen (Angry Robot)
  2. Magic Casement (A Man of His Word Book 1) by Dave Duncan (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. A Dance of Cloaks (Shadowdance Book 1) by David Dalglish (Orbit)
  2. A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy, Book 1) by Deborah Harkness (Penguin Books)
  1. Dragon Dawn (Dinosaurian Time Travel Book 1) by Deborah O’Neill Cordes (Timeswept ProductionsTM)
  2. John Golden and the Heroes of Mazaroth by Django Wexler (Ragnarok Publications)
  1. John Golden: Freelance Debugger by Django Wexler (Ragnarok Publications)
  2. The Penitent Damned (Shadow Campaigns) by Django Wexler (Unknown)
  1. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (Del Rey)
  2. The Ruins of Mars: Waking Titan (The Ruins of Mars Trilogy Book 2) by Dylan James Quarles
  1. Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, Book One) (Artemis Fowl series 1) by Eoin Colfer (Disney Hyperion)
  2. The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen (Harper)
  1. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Broadway Books)
  2. Gateway (Heechee Saga Book 1) by Frederik Pohl (Macmillan)
  1. Sol Shall Rise (The Pike Chronicles Book 1) by G. P. Hudson
  2. Pirates of the Outrigger Rift by Gary Jonas (47North)
  1. The Golem and the Jinni (P.S.) by Helene Wecker (Harper)
  2. The Best of Henry Kuttner by Henry Kuttner (Diversion Books)
  1. Robots Have No Tails by Henry Kuttner (Diversion Books)
  2. Ahead of Time: A Collection of Short Stories by Henry Kuttner (Diversion Books)
  1. The Time Trap by Henry Kuttner (Diversion Books)
  2. The Book of Iod: Ten Cthulhu Stories by Henry Kuttner (Diversion Books)
  1. Earth’s Last Citadel by Henry Kuttner (Diversion Books)
  2. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
  1. Robots and Empire by Isaac Asimov (Hamilton Books)
  2. Day by Day Armageddon: Shattered Hourglass by J. L. Bourne (Gallery Books)
  1. Beyond Exile: Day by Day Armageddon by J. L. Bourne (Pocket Books)
  2. Day by Day Armageddon by J. L. Bourne (Pocket Books)
  1. Timecaster by J.A. Konrath
  2. Timecaster Supersymmetry by J.A. Konrath
  1. The Ultimate Earth – Hugo and Nebula Winner by Jack Williamson (Phoenix Pick)
  2. Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse Book 1) by James S.A. Corey (Orbit)
  1. In The Cloud by Jamie Todd Rubin (40k)
  2. If By Reason of Strength (A Techno-thriller) by Jamie Todd Rubin (40k)
  1. Earth Girl (Earth Girl series Book 1) by Janet Edwards (Pyr)
  2. The Darwin Elevator: Dire Earth Cycle (The Dire Earth Cycle Book 1) by Jason M. Hough (Del Rey)
  1. War Stories by Jaym Gates & Andrew Liptak (Editors) (Unknown)
  2. Don’t Tweet Where You Eat by Jeff Patterson (Bad Day Studio)
  1. Solstice Chronicles by Jeff Patterson (Unknown)
  2. Dryad-Born (Whispers from Mirrowen Book 2) by Jeff Wheeler (47North)
  1. The Wretched of Muirwood (Legends of Muirwood Book 1) by Jeff Wheeler (47North)
  2. The Scourge of Muirwood (Legends of Muirwood Book 3) by Jeff Wheeler (47North)
  1. The Blight of Muirwood (Legends of Muirwood Book 2) by Jeff Wheeler (47North)
  2. Fireblood (Whispers from Mirrowen Book 1) by Jeff Wheeler (47North)
  1. Storm Front (The Dresden Files, Book 1) by Jim Butcher (Roc)
  2. White Night (The Dresden Files, Book 9) by Jim Butcher (Roc)
  1. Rise of the Spider Goddess: An Annotated Novel by Jim C. Hines
  2. Among Others (Hugo Award Winner – Best Novel) by Jo Walton (Tor Books)
  1. Patton’s Spaceship (The Timeline Wars Book 1) by John Barnes (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. Washington’s Dirigible (The Timeline Wars Book 2) by John Barnes (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Caesar’s Bicycle (The Timeline Wars Book 3) by John Barnes (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. Old Man’s War by John Scalzi (Tor Books)
  1. The Book of the Crowman (The Black Dawn) by Joseph D’Lacey (Exhibit A)
  2. Black Feathers (Black Dawn) by Joseph D’Lacey (Angry Robot)
  1. The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch (Book 1) by Joseph Delaney (Greenwillow Books)
  2. Bird Box: A Novel by Josh Malerman (Ecco)
  1. Known Devil: An Occult Crimes Unit Investigation by Justin Gustainis (Angry Robot)
  2. Tides of Possibility by K.J. Russell (Editor) (SkipJack Publishing)
  1. The Mirror Empire: Worldbreaker Saga 1 by Kameron Hurley (Angry Robot)
  2. Jaran (The Novels of the Jaran, 1) by Kate Elliott (Open Road Media)
  1. House of the Rising Sun (Crescent City Book 1) by Kristen Painter (Orbit)
  2. Cat’s Cradle: A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut (The Dial Press)
  1. The Bees: A Novel by Laline Paull (Ecco)
  2. Wither (The Chemical Garden Trilogy) by Lauren DeStefano (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
  1. Superheroes Anonymous by Lexie Dunne (Harper Voyager Impulse)
  2. The Spiral Path by Lisa Paitz Spindler (Carina Press)
  1. Wild Card (Raine Benares) by Lisa Shearin (NLA Digital LLC)
  2. The Sword and the Dragon (The Wardstone Trilogy Book 1) by M. R. Mathias (Michael Robb Mathias Junior)
  1. The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle Book 1) by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Inc.)
  2. Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls Book 1) by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Paperbacks)
  1. Cress (The Lunar Chronicles Book 3) by Marissa Meyer (Feiwel & Friends)
  2. Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles Book 1) by Marissa Meyer (Feiwel & Friends)
  1. Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire Book 1) by Mark Lawrence (Ace)
  2. Trail of Bones (Danger Boy Series #3) by Mark London Williams (Unknown)
  1. City of Ruins (Danger Boy Series #4) by Mark London Williams (Unknown)
  2. Dragon Sword: Danger Boy Episode 2 by Mark London Williams (Unknown)
  1. Ancient Fire: Danger Boy Episode 1 by Mark London Williams (Unknown)
  2. Compulsion (Heirs of Watson Island Book 1) by Martina Boone (Simon Pulse)
  1. Better Than Anything by Matthew Sanborn Smith (Unknown)
  2. Fluff and Buttons on the Teddy Bear Range by Matthew Sanborn Smith (Unknown)
  1. Beauty Belongs to the Flowers: A Tor.Com Original by Matthew Sanborn Smith (Tor Books)
  2. The Dritty Doesen: Some of the Least Reasonable Stories of Matthew Sanborn Smith by Matthew Sanborn Smith (Unknown)
  1. The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd (Balzer + Bray)
  2. Alienated by Melissa Landers (Disney Hyperion)
  1. Wars to End All Wars by N.E. White & Rob H. Bedford (Editors) (Unknown)
  2. The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy Book 1) by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit)
  1. His Majesty’s Dragon: A Novel of Temeraire by Naomi Novik (Del Rey)
  2. Unwind (Unwind Dystology Book 1) by Neal Shusterman (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
  1. American Gods by Neil Gaiman (William Morrow)
  2. Regarding Ducks and Universes by Neve Maslakovic (47North)
  1. The Far Time Incident (The Incident Series Book 1) by Neve Maslakovic (47North)
  2. Jinn and Juice by Nicole Peeler (Orbit)
  1. Unexpected Stories by Octavia E. Butler (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. Wild Seed (The Patternist Series Book 1) by Octavia E. Butler (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Dawn (The Xenogenesis Trilogy Book 1) by Octavia E. Butler (Open Road Media)
  2. Cahill’s Homecoming (Cord Cahill Serials Book 1) by Patrick Hester (Patrick Hester)
  1. Witchcraft & Satyrs by Patrick Hester (Patrick Hester)
  2. Consumption by Patrick Hester (Patrick Hester)
  1. The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking Book 1) by Patrick Ness (Candlewick)
  2. The Name of the Wind: The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day One by Patrick Rothfuss (DAW)
  1. Soldier’s Duty (Return of the Aghyrians: Young Adult Science Fiction Book 3) by Patty Jansen
  2. Trader’s Honour (Return of the Aghyrians: Young Adult Science Fiction Book 2) by Patty Jansen
  1. Exodus (Extinction Point series Book 2) by Paul Antony Jones (47North)
  2. Extinction Point (Extinction Point series Book 1) by Paul Antony Jones (47North)
  1. The Silk Code (Phil D’Amato series Book 1) by Paul Levinson (JoSara MeDia)
  2. The Plot to Save Socrates (Sierra Waters Book 1) by Paul Levinson (JoSara MeDia)
  1. Gorgeous by Paul Rudnick (Scholastic Press)
  2. Red Rising (The Red Rising Trilogy, Book 1) by Pierce Brown (Del Rey)
  1. Refugee (Bio of a Space Tyrant Book 1) by Piers Anthony (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. To Be a Woman (The Metal Maiden Series Book 1) by Piers Anthony (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Jack and the Giants by Piers Anthony (J.R. Rain Press)
  2. Shepherd (The Metal Maiden Series Book 2) by Piers Anthony (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Flytrap (The Metal Maiden Series Book 3) by Piers Anthony (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. Awares (The Metal Maiden Series Book 4) by Piers Anthony (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Elder (Firstborn Trilogy Book Three) by Raine Thomas (Iambe Books)
  2. Defy (Firstborn Trilogy Book One) by Raine Thomas
  1. Shift (Firstborn Trilogy Book Two) by Raine Thomas (Iambe Books)
  2. A Kingdom Besieged: Book One of the Chaoswar Saga by Raymond E. Feist (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Exile’s Return (Conclave of Shadows) by Raymond E. Feist (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. After The Fires Went Out: Coyote by Regan Wolfrom (Wolfrom Writes)
  1. First Lights (offplanet Book 1) by Regan Wolfrom (Wolfrom Writes)
  2. Persephone: Goddess of the Not So Undead by Regan Wolfrom (Wolfrom Writes)
  1. The Getaway God: A Sandman Slim Novel by Richard Kadrey (Harper Voyager)
  2. Metrophage by Richard Kadrey (Harper Voyager)
  1. Sandman Slim: A Novel by Richard Kadrey (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Wormhole (The Rho Agenda Book 3) by Richard Phillips (47North)
  1. Immune (The Rho Agenda Book 2) by Richard Phillips (47North)
  2. The Second Ship (The Rho Agenda Book 1) by Richard Phillips (47North)
  1. Once Dead (The Rho Agenda Inception Book 1) by Richard Phillips (47North)
  2. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (Razorbill)
  1. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (Putnam Juvenile)
  2. The Millennium Express: The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Nine by Robert Silverberg (Subterranean Press)
  1. At Winter’s End (The New Springtime Book 1) by Robert Silverberg (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. Assassin’s Apprentice (The Farseer Trilogy, Book 1) by Robin Hobb (Spectra)
  1. Grave Mercy: His Fair Assassin, Book I (His Fair Assassin Trilogy 1) by Robin LaFevers (HMH Books for Young Readers)
  2. The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter: The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire, Book 1 by Rod Duncan (Angry Robot)
  1. Timebound (The Chronos Files Book 1) by Rysa Walker (Skyscape)
  2. Time’s Edge (The Chronos Files Book 2) by Rysa Walker (Skyscape)
  1. 900 Miles: A Zombie Novel by S. Johnathan Davis (Severed Press)
  2. The City Stained Red (Bring Down Heaven series Book 1) by Sam Sykes (Orbit)
  1. The Bone Season: A Novel by Samantha Shannon (Bloomsbury USA)
  2. Tales of Nevèrÿon (Return to Nevèrÿon, 1) by Samuel R. Delany (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Mistworld (Twilight of the Empire, 1) by Simon R. Green (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. Strangers in the Land (The Zombie Bible) by Stant Litore (47North)
  1. Death Has Come Up into Our Windows (The Zombie Bible) by Stant Litore (47North)
  2. Once Bitten by Stephen Leather (47North)
  1. Flash Fiction Online – August 2014 by Suzanne Vincent (Editor) (Anna Yeatts)
  2. The Immortality Game by Ted Cross (Breakwater Harbor Books)
  1. The Color of Magic (Discworld Book 1) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett (Harper)
  1. The Light Fantastic (Discworld Book 2) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Reaper Man (Discworld Book 11) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Sourcery (Discworld Book 5) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Jingo (Discworld Book 21) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. The Fifth Elephant (Discworld Book 24) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Going Postal (Discworld Book 33) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Unseen Academicals (Discworld Book 37) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Guards! Guards! (Discworld Book 8) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Mort (Discworld Book 4) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Pyramids (Discworld Book 7) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Night Watch (Discworld Book 29) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Thud! (Discworld Book 34) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Making Money (Discworld Book 36) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Night Terrors (Shadow Watch) by Tim Waggoner (Angry Robot)
  1. Scavenger: Blue Dawn: (Scavenger #2) by Timothy C. Ward (Spike Publishing)
  2. Scavenger: Red Sands: (Scavenger #1) by Timothy C. Ward (Spike Publishing)
  1. Cornhusker: Demon Gene (A Short Story) by Timothy C. Ward (Unknown)
  2. A Coming of Age by Timothy Zahn (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Blackcollar (The Blackcollar Series Book 1) by Timothy Zahn (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin (Diversion Books)
  1. Jack Strong: A Story of Life after Life by Walter Mosley (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. The Deaths of Tao (Lives of Tao Book 2) by Wesley Chu (Angry Robot)
  1. The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu (Angry Robot)
  2. TekWar (The TekWar Series Book 1) by William Shatner (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Spirits Abroad (ebook) by Zen Cho (Buku Fixi (Fixi Novo))
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3 Comments on Is Your eBook Reading Device Hungry? Here are 200+ SF/F/H eBooks Priced Under $4 Each. You’re Welcome!

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  2. Amazon seems to be having a big sale on Gateway Books. If you search Gateway Hachette you’ll find what appears to be hundreds of books for $1.99 and up. Authors like Norman Spinrad, Keith Roberts, Pat Cadigan, Ian Watson, and many more.

    • Yep — A great deal on some classics (albeit with lame covers). I occasionally include those in these roundups, but I try to mix it up when I can.

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