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Here’s a Batch of 255 SF/F/H eBook Reads Priced at $3.99 or Less

Here’s another roundup of inexpensive but worthwhile 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. Robots versus Slime Monsters by A. Lee Martinez
  2. Virtual Unrealities, The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester by Alfred Bester (Byron Preiss Visual Publications)
  3. Scattered Among Strange Worlds by Aliette de Bodard (Nine Dragons River)

  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)
  3. Escape From Earth by Allen Steele
  1. The Hidden Queen by Alma Alexander (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Switched (A Trylle Novel Book 1) by Amanda Hocking (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  3. Torn (A Trylle Novel Book 2) by Amanda Hocking (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  1. Ascend: A Trylle Novel by Amanda Hocking (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  2. Depth Charging Ice Planet Goth by Andrez Bergen (Perfect Edge)
  3. The Kosher Guide to Imaginary Animals by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer (Cheeky Frawg Books)
  1. A Calculated Life by Anne Charnock (47North)
  2. Second Wave (Acorna Book 9) by Anne McCaffrey (HarperCollins e-books)
  3. Creepy Archives Volume 2 (Creepy Archives Box Set) by Archie Goodwin (Dark Horse Books)
  1. Legion by Brandon Sanderson (Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC)
  2. Sixth of the Dusk (Cosmere) by Brandon Sanderson (Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC)
  3. Krampus: The Yule Lord by Brom (Harper Voyager)
  1. Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi (Open Road Media Young Readers)
  2. Women and Other Constructs by Carrie Cuinn
  3. Dreadful Skin by Cherie Priest (Subterranean Press)
  1. Those Who Went Remain There Still by Cherie Priest (Subterranean Press)
  2. The Aether Age: Helios by Christopher Fletcher & Brandon H Bell (Editors) (Hadley Rille Books)
  3. Under the Empyrean Sky (The Heartland Trilogy Book 1) by Chuck Wendig (Skyscape)
  1. Blightborn (The Heartland Trilogy Book 2) by Chuck Wendig (Skyscape)
  2. The Wind Has Teeth Tonight: A Gwennie Story by Chuck Wendig (Skyscape)
  3. The Essential Clive Barker: Selected Fiction by Clive Barker (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Cabal by Clive Barker (Crossroad Press)
  2. Chiliad: A Meditation by Clive Barker (Subterranean Press)
  3. Cthulhurotica by Cody Goodfellow (Dagan Books)
  1. The Best of Cordwainer Smith – Cordwainer Smith by Cordwainer Smith
  2. The Remaining: Aftermath by D.J. Molles (Orbit)
  3. The Remaining by D.J. Molles (Orbit)
  1. The Remaining: Refugees by D.J. Molles (Orbit)
  2. The Remaining: Fractured by D.J. Molles (Orbit)
  3. Impossible Odds (Tale of the King’s Blades) by Dave Duncan (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Zombie Rules by David Achord (Severed Press)
  2. Midshipman’s Hope (The Seafort Saga Book 1) by David Feintuch (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  3. Year’s Best Fantasy by David G. Hartwell (Editor) (HarperCollins)
  1. Year’s Best Fantasy 2 by David G. Hartwell (Editor) (HarperCollins)
  2. Year’s Best Fantasy 3 by David G. Hartwell (Editor) (HarperCollins)
  3. Year’s Best Fantasy 4 by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer (Editors) (HarperCollins)
  1. Year’s Best Fantasy 5 by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer (Editors) (HarperCollins)
  2. Year’s Best SF by David G. Hartwell (Editor) (HarperCollins)
  3. Year’s Best SF 2 by David G. Hartwell (Editor) (HarperCollins)
  1. Year’s Best SF 3 by David G. Hartwell (Editor) (HarperCollins)
  2. Year’s Best SF 4 by David G. Hartwell (Editor) (HarperCollins)
  3. Year’s Best SF 5 by David G. Hartwell (Editor) (HarperCollins)
  1. Year’s Best SF 6 by David G. Hartwell (Editor) (HarperCollins)
  2. Year’s Best SF 7 by David G. Hartwell (Editor) (HarperCollins)
  3. Year’s Best SF 8 by David G. Hartwell (Editor) (HarperCollins)
  1. Year’s Best SF 9 by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer (Editors) (HarperCollins)
  2. Year’s Best SF 11 by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer (Editors) (HarperCollins)
  3. 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
  3. Aliens Omnibus Volume 6 by Doug Wheatley (Dark Horse Books)
  1. Triplanetary (Lensman series Book 1) by E. E. “Doc” Smith (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. First Lensman (Lensman series Book 2) by E.E. “Doc” Smith (One Earth Books)
  3. The Skylark of Space: Skylark Book 1 by E.E.’Doc’ Smith (Gateway)
  1. Skylark of Valeron: Skylark Book 3 by E.E.’Doc’ Smith (Gateway)
  2. Skylark Three by E.E.’Doc’ Smith (Gateway)
  3. Skylark DuQuesne by E.E.’Doc’ Smith (Gateway)
  1. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (Modern Library Classics) by Edgar Allan Poe (Modern Library)
  2. The Murders in the Rue Morgue: The Dupin Tales (Modern Library Classics) by Edgar Allan Poe (Modern Library)
  3. The Raven and the Monkey’s Paw: Classics of Horror and Suspense from the Modern Library by Edgar Allan Poe (Modern Library)
  1. Dragon’s Winter by Elizabeth A. Lynn (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. Dragon’s Treasure by Elizabeth A. Lynn (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  3. The Woman Who Loved the Moon: And Other Stories by Elizabeth A. Lynn (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. New Amsterdam by Elizabeth Bear (Subterranean Press)
  2. Wars to End All Wars: Alternate Tales from the Trenches by Elizabeth Moon
  3. Cowboys Vs Zombies by Eric S. Brown (Severed Press)
  1. Hellboy: Odder Jobs by Frank Darabont (Dark Horse Books)
  2. The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn’t, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar (The Parasol Protectorate Book 6) by Gail Carriger
  3. Hardfought by Greg Bear (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Blood Music by Greg Bear (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. Luminous by Greg Egan (Greg Egan)
  3. The Invisible Man (Signet Classics) by H. G. Wells (MysteriousPress.com/Open Road)
  1. She: A History of Adventure (Modern Library Classics) by H. Rider Haggard (Modern Library)
  2. The First Men in the Moon (Modern Library Classics) by H.G. Wells (Modern Library)
  3. When the Sleeper Wakes (Modern Library Classics) by H.G. Wells (Modern Library)
  1. At the Mountains of Madness: The Definitive Edition (Modern Library Classics) by H.P. Lovecraft (Modern Library)
  2. Bill, The Galactic Hero by Harry Harrison (Tor Books)
  3. The Time Trap by Henry Kuttner (Diversion Books)
  1. The Book of Iod: Ten Cthulhu Stories by Henry Kuttner (Diversion Books)
  2. Ahead of Time: A Collection of Short Stories by Henry Kuttner (Diversion Books)
  3. The Best of Henry Kuttner by Henry Kuttner (Diversion Books)
  1. Robots Have No Tails by Henry Kuttner (Diversion Books)
  2. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
  3. Singularity: Star Carrier: Book Three by Ian Douglas (Harper Voyager)
  1. Deep Space: Star Carrier: Book Four by Ian Douglas (Harper Voyager)
  2. Wake Up and Dream by Ian R. MacLeod (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  3. Stalin’s Teardrops: And Other Stories by Ian Watson (Gateway)
  1. Peter Pan (Modern Library Classics) by J.M. Barrie (Modern Library)
  2. Bilbo’s Last Song by J.R.R. Tolkien (Knopf Books for Young Readers)
  3. The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien by J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  1. The Ultimate Earth – Hugo and Nebula Winner by Jack Williamson (Phoenix Pick)
  2. Expendable (League of Peoples Book 1) by James Alan Gardner (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  3. In The Cloud by Jamie Todd Rubin (40k)
  1. If By Reason of Strength (A Techno-thriller) by Jamie Todd Rubin (40k)
  2. The Ships of Merior (The Wars of Light and Shadow, Book 2) by Janny Wurts (Harper Voyager)
  3. War Stories by Jaym Gates & Andrew Liptak (Editors)
  1. Don’t Tweet Where You Eat by Jeff Patterson (Bad Day Studio)
  2. Solstice Chronicles by Jeff Patterson
  3. Secret Lives by Jeff VanderMeer (Cheeky Frawg Books)
  1. The Compass of His Bones (and other stories) by Jeff VanderMeer
  2. Rise of the Spider Goddess: An Annotated Novel by Jim C. Hines
  3. Among Others (Hugo Award Winner – Best Novel) by Jo Walton (Tor Books)
  1. Hyenas by Joe R. Lansdale (Subterranean Press)
  2. Dead Aim by Joe R. Lansdale (Subterranean Press)
  3. Deadman’s Crossing by Joe R. Lansdale (Tachyon Publications)
  1. The Drive-In by Joe R. Lansdale (Crossroad Press)
  2. The Drive-In 2: Not Just One of Them Sequels by Joe R. Lansdale (Crossroad Press)
  3. The Drive-In 3: The Bus Tour by Joe R. Lansdale (Crossroad Press)
  1. Blood Dance by Joe R. Lansdale (Gere Donovan Press)
  2. Steampunked by Joe R. Lansdale (Skullvines Press)
  3. Creepy Comics Volume 1 by Joe R. Lansdale (Dark Horse Books)
  1. Black Hat Jack by Joe R. Lansdale (Subterranean Press)
  2. Time Slave by John Norman (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  3. The Planeteers by John W. Campbell (Gateway)
  1. Red-Handed (Pax Britannia: Time’s Arrow Book 1) by Jonathan Green (Abaddon Books)
  2. Black Swan (Pax Britannia: Time’s Arrow Book 2) by Jonathan Green (Abaddon Books)
  3. Time’s Arrow 3: White Noise (Pax Britannia (Time’s Arrow)) by Jonathan Green (Abaddon Books)
  1. The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year by Jonathan Strahan (Editor) (Start Publishing)
  2. Eclipse 1 by Jonathan Strahan (Editor) (Night Shade Books)
  3. Eclipse 2 by Jonathan Strahan (Editor) (Start Publishing)
  1. Eclipse 3 by Jonathan Strahan (Editor) (Start Publishing)
  2. Eclipse 4 by Jonathan Strahan (Editor) (Start Publishing)
  3. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift (Open Road Media)
  1. Journey to the Centre of the Earth (Modern Library Classics) by Jules Verne (Modern Library)
  2. Doctor Who: Silhouette by Justin Richards (Broadway Books)
  3. Tides of Possibility by K.J. Russell (Editor) (SkipJack Publishing)
  1. God’s War (Bel Dame Apocrypha Book 1) by Kameron Hurley (Start Publishing LLC)
  2. The Body Project by Kameron Hurley
  3. Matriarch by Karen Traviss (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. A Passage of Stars (The Highroad Trilogy Book 1) by Kate Elliott (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. IN SITU by Ken Liu (Dagan Books)
  3. A Perfect Blood (The Hollows Book 10) by Kim Harrison (Harper Voyager)
  1. The Undead Pool (The Hollows Book 12) by Kim Harrison (Harper Voyager)
  2. A Fistful of Charms (The Hollows, Book 4) by Kim Harrison (HarperCollins e-books)
  3. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (Open Road Media Teen & Tween)
  1. Dusk Before the Dawn by Larry Ketchersid (JoSara MeDia)
  2. A Shiver of Light (A Merry Gentry Novel Book 9) by Laurell K. Hamilton (Berkley)
  3. The Spiral Path by Lisa Paitz Spindler (Carina Press)
  1. Firstborn: A Novel by Lorie Ann Grover (Blink)
  2. The Best of Lucius Shepard by Lucius Shepard (Subterranean Press)
  3. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Inc.)
  1. The Beginning of the End (Apocalypse Z) by Manel Loureiro (AmazonCrossing)
  2. Dark Days (Apocalypse Z Book 2) by Manel Loureiro (AmazonCrossing)
  3. The Wrath of the Just (Apocalypse Z Book 3) by Manel Loureiro (AmazonCrossing)
  1. Hellboy: The Ice Wolves by Mark Chadbourn (Dark Horse Books)
  2. Trail of Bones (Danger Boy Series #3) by Mark London Williams
  3. City of Ruins (Danger Boy Series #4) by Mark London Williams
  1. Dragon Sword: Danger Boy Episode 2 by Mark London Williams
  2. Ancient Fire: Danger Boy Episode 1 by Mark London Williams
  3. Terms of Enlistment (Frontlines Book 1) by Marko Kloos (47North)
  1. Lines of Departure (Frontlines Book 2) by Marko Kloos (47North)
  2. Grunts by Mary Gentle (Gateway)
  3. Rats and Gargoyles by Mary Gentle (Gateway)
  1. Golden Witchbreed by Mary Gentle (Gateway)
  2. 9 Tales of Henghis Hapthorn by Matthew Hughes (Matthew Hughes)
  3. The Compleat Guth Bandar by Matthew Hughes (Matthew Hughes)
  1. Majestrum: A Tale of Henghis Hapthorn (Tales of Henghis Hapthorn Book 1) by Matthew Hughes (Matthew Hughes)
  2. The Spiral Labyrinth: A Tale of Henghis Hapthorn (Tales of Henghis Hapthorn Book 2) by Matthew Hughes (Matthew Hughes)
  3. Hespira: A Tale of Henghis Hapthorn (Tales of Henghis Hapthorn Book 3) by Matthew Hughes (Matthew Hughes)
  1. Better Than Anything by Matthew Sanborn Smith
  2. Fluff and Buttons on the Teddy Bear Range by Matthew Sanborn Smith
  3. Beauty Belongs to the Flowers: A Tor.Com Original by Matthew Sanborn Smith (Tor Books)
  1. Burning Bright by Melissa Scott (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. Dreamships by Melissa Scott (Crossroad Press)
  3. The Best of Michael Swanwick by Michael Swanwick (Subterranean Press)
  1. The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects by Mike Mignola (Dark Horse Books)
  2. Hellboy: The First 20 Years by Mike Mignola (Dark Horse Books)
  3. Hellboy: Emerald Hell by Mike Mignola (Dark Horse Books)
  1. Paradox: Stories Inspired by the Fermi Paradox by Mike Resnick (NewCon Press)
  2. The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy Book 1) by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit)
  3. Coming Soon Enough: Six Tales of Technology’s Future by Martin Ansin (Editor) (IEEE Spectrum)
  1. The Iron Dream by Norman Spinrad (Gateway)
  2. Cahill’s Homecoming (Cord Cahill Serials Book 1) by Patrick Hester (Patrick Hester)
  3. Witchcraft & Satyrs by Patrick Hester (Patrick Hester)
  1. Consumption by Patrick Hester (Patrick Hester)
  2. Stories From The Quiet War by Paul McAuley
  3. Little Machines by Paul McAuley
  1. Child of the River: Confluence Book 1 by Paul McAuley (Gateway)
  2. Ancients of Days: Confluence Book 2 by Paul McAuley (Gateway)
  3. Shrine of Stars: Confluence Book 3 by Paul McAuley (Gateway)
  1. Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick by Philip K. Dick (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  2. The Philip K. Dick Anthology: 18 Classic Science Fiction Stories (Bybliotech Fiction) by Philip K. Dick (www.Bybliotech.org)
  3. The Philip K. Dick Anthology (Illustrated) by Philip K. Dick (Didactic Press)
  1. Godmother Night by Rachel Pollack (Gateway)
  2. Quicker Than the Eye by Ray Bradbury (William Morrow Paperbacks)
  3. Nine Rarities by Ray Bradbury (SSP)
  1. Krondor: Tear of the Gods (Riftwar Legacy) by Raymond E. Feist (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Rage of a Demon King (Serpentwar Saga) by Raymond E. Feist (HarperCollins e-books)
  3. Rides a Dread Legion: Book One of the Demonwar Saga by Raymond E. Feist (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. After The Fires Went Out: Coyote by Regan Wolfrom (Wolfrom Writes)
  2. Science Fiction: The Year’s Best (2006 Edition) by Rich Horton (Editor) (Wildside Press)
  3. Fantasy: The Best of the Year by Rich Horton (Editor) (Wildside Press)
  1. Is That What People Do? by Robert Sheckley (Open Road Media)
  2. The Millennium Express: The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Nine by Robert Silverberg (Subterranean Press)
  3. The Hollow Earth by Rudy Rucker (Transreal Press)
  1. The Big Aha by Rudy Rucker (Transreal Books)
  2. Jim and the Flims by Rudy Rucker (Transreal Books)
  3. Transreal Trilogy: Secret of Life, White Light, Saucer Wisdom by Rudy Rucker (Transreal Books)
  1. Turing & Burroughs: A Beatnik SF Novel by Rudy Rucker (Transreal Books)
  2. Complete Stories by Rudy Rucker (Transreal Press)
  3. Collected Essays by Rudy Rucker (Transreal Books)
  1. The City Stained Red (Bring Down Heaven Book 1) by Sam Sykes (Orbit)
  2. Defy (Defy Series Book 1) by Sara B. Larson (Scholastic Press)
  3. Any Man So Daring (Magical Shakespeare Book 3) by Sarah A. Hoyt (Goldport Press)
  1. Ill Met By Moonlight (Magical Shakespeare Book 1) by Sarah A. Hoyt (Goldport Press)
  2. All Night Awake (Magical Shakespeare Book 2) by Sarah A. Hoyt (Goldport Press)
  3. Fool’s War by Sarah Zettel (Open Road Media)
  1. Bless Your Mechanical Heart by Seanan McGuire (Evil Girlfriend Media)
  2. Night Watch: Book One by Sergei Lukyanenko (Harper Paperbacks)
  3. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith (Grand Central Publishing)
  1. Forest Born (Books of Bayern Book 4) by Shannon Hale (Bloomsbury USA Childrens)
  2. Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger (Aladdin)
  3. The Shining by Stephen King (Anchor)
  1. 11/22/63 by Stephen King (Scribner)
  2. Mr. Mercedes: A Novel by Stephen King (Scribner)
  3. The Mystic Rose by Stephen R. Lawhead (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Pendragon (Pendragon Cycle Book 4) by Stephen R. Lawhead (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Flash Fiction Online – August 2014 by Suzanne Vincent (Editor) (Anna Yeatts)
  3. Nine Goblins by T Kingfisher
  1. Toad Words And Other Stories by T. Kingfisher (Red Wombat Tea Company)
  2. Blood Reign (#4): Alpha Warriors of the Blood (The Blood Series) by Tamara Rose Blodgett (Tamara Rose Blodgett)
  3. Thud! (Discworld Book 34) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Making Money (Discworld Book 36) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Reaper Man (Discworld Book 11) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  3. Guards! Guards! (Discworld Book 8) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Night Watch (Discworld Book 29) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Sourcery (Discworld Book 5) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  3. The Light Fantastic (Discworld Book 2) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. The Color of Magic (Discworld Book 1) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Pyramids (Discworld Book 7) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  3. Going Postal (Discworld Book 33) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  1. Mort (Discworld Book 4) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Unseen Academicals (Discworld Book 37) by Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins e-books)
  3. Heirs of Grace by Tim Pratt (47North)
  1. Scavenger: Blue Dawn: (Scavenger #2) by Timothy C. Ward (Spike Publishing)
  2. Scavenger: Red Sands: (Scavenger #1) by Timothy C. Ward (Spike Publishing)
  3. Cornhusker: Demon Gene (A Short Story) by Timothy C. Ward
  1. Death’s Sweet Embrace (A Dark Brethren Novel) by Tracey O’Hara (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin (Mariner Books)
  3. Creepy Archives Volume 1 (Creepy Archives Box Set) by Various (Dark Horse Books)
  1. Eerie Archives Volume 1 by Various (Dark Horse Books)
  2. Star Wars: Tales Volume 3 by Various (Dark Horse Books)
  3. Eerie Archives Volume 2 by Various (Dark Horse Books)
  1. Aliens vs. Predator Omnibus Volume 1 (Aliens Vs Predator Omnibus) by Various (Dark Horse Books)
  2. Predator Omnibus Volume 2 by Various (Dark Horse Books)
  3. Aliens Omnibus Volume 4 by Various (Dark Horse Books)
  1. Ink Mage by Victor Gischler (47North)
  2. The Book of the Dun Cow by Walter Wangerin Jr. (Diversion Books)
  3. Elfhome (Tinker Book 3) by Wen Spencer (Baen Books)
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John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.
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