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Books under $1 that will blow your mind

Don’t limit yourself to the best-seller’s list. These $1 or less books will have you rethinking those hardcovers gathering dust on your bookshelf.

Books for under one dollar

With so many self-published authors out there these days, the market is inundated with amazing literature. Whether you’re into mystery or romance, classics or edgy women’s fiction, we’ve compiled a list of affordable reads that are worth a lot more. Here are our top book picks under $1:

My Blood Approves

My Blood Approves

Amanda Hocking

Self-publishing sensation Amanda Hocking is not to be missed for fans of the Young Adult genre.



Shelly Crane

Best-selling author Shelly Crane brings an end of the world fantastic Young Adult series. Plus, the first one is free.

Night Owl


Night Owl

M. Pierce

A relationship between online writing partners turns into something more.

Sommersgate House


Sommersgate House

Kristen Ashley

The unfeeling owner of a Gothic Victorian Mansion may have just met his match. This book is a little haunting and a lot romantic.

Wander Dust


Wander Dust

Michelle Warren

This book is described on Amazon as a little bit Harry Potter mixed with Jumper (that Hayden Christiansen movie).

The Genealogist's Guests


The Genealogist’s Guests

Ann Simpson

Full of paranormal mystery, this is a great book for fans of American Horror Story.

The Count of Monte Cristo


The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas

A must-read classic with adventure and revenge at its core.

Selin Ascends


Senlin Ascends

Josiah Bancroft

Get swept up in one man’s journey to find the person he loves most.

Long Road Home


The Long Road Home

Jenna Pizzi

This book starts with romance and ending with a nail-biting thriller.

Fall From Grace


Fall from Grace

Christine Zolendz

A great read for fans of Beautiful Disaster, with a little paranormal thrown in.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of

Sherlock Holmes

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

As cleverly written as they are widely known, if you haven’t read Sherlock Holmes yet add it to the top of your list.



Tempted: The Dark Hart Chronicles, Book 1

Alexandra Anthony

A rock-star romance that will have you lusting for more.

The Sorcerer's Ascension


The Sorcerer’s Ascension

Brock E. Deskins

Elves, kings and dragons! This book is for fans of Lord of the Rings.

September Ends


September Ends

Hunter S. Jones

A story of romance woven together with poetry.




Jennifer L. Armentrout

A novella that follows the third in Armentrout’s popular Covenant series.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain

This is a great book to introduce to your son or daughter. I read it for the first time in fourth grade.




Penelope Ward

A romance that unfolds around a big secret.




Mayandree Michel

Young adult for the fan of Greek gods. And at 606 pages, it’s quite the deal.

Coming Home


Coming Home

Julie Sellers

Women’s fiction about a woman’s infertility struggles.

Adventures in Crashing Funerals


Adventures in Funeral Crashing

Milda Harris

It can only be called super-cute. We all know what it is to feel like the outcast.

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