Free Science Fiction & Fantasy Ebooks to Download This Month

    Explore new worlds with these classic science fiction and fantasy novels—free, this month only.

    Note: This article was last updated on 9/5/17. Check back soon for more free books! 

    When today’s top science fiction and fantasy authors were looking for inspiration, they turned to the classics. And we continue reading those same books (year after year) because they stand the test of time.

    Every month, we’re bringing you a selection of must-read, sci-fi and fantasy classics that you can download for free. From The First Men in the Moon—the science fiction epic by the author of the genre—to the beloved fairy tales of our childhood, there’s never been a better time to expand your digital bookshelf.

    In addition to these classics, we’ll update this article with other free sci-fi and fantasy books by up-and-coming authors throughout the month.

    Although these books are free for one month only, check back next month for a new list of out-of-this-world free ebooks.

    Looking Backward

    By Edward Bellamy

    After being hypnotized in 1887, Julian West awakens in the year 2000, though the world he knew no longer exists. With the dawn of the millennium, America became a socialist utopia, a place where the crime rate is 0%, no one goes hungry, and the retirement age is 45. But as Julian settles into his new life, he will come face to face with the ugly side of this brave new world..

    Looking Backward

    By Edward Bellamy

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    By Lewis Carroll

    A magical world, a vindictive queen, and a smiling cat...Since its publication in 1865, Lewis Carroll’s fantasy has been a staple of children’s literature. Get reacquainted with old pals, and fall down the rabbit that has enchanted the world for over 150 years.

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    By Lewis Carroll

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    The First Men in the Moon

    By H. G. Wells

    From the author of The War of the Worlds comes an ingenious tale of science and lunar adventure. While hiding from creditors, Mr. Bedford meets the eccentric Mr. Cavor, an inventor whose latest find—a gravity-defying substance—promises wealth and a journey to the moon. After building a space-faring ship and setting out on their mission, the two friends make another startling discovery...This time, however, Bedford’s financial woes won't be the only things laid to rest—he might follow them, too. 

    The First Men in the Moon

    By H. G. Wells

    Aesop's Fables

    By Aesop

    In ancient Greece, a storyteller named Aesop captivated his listeners with tales both beautiful and instructive. Thousands of years later, his fables—from “The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg” to “The Tortoise and the Hare”—have lost none of their power to guide and entertain.

    Aesop's Fables

    By Aesop

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    Pinocchio

    By Carlo Collodi

    Geppetto’s latest creation, the mischievous Pinocchio, is more human than puppet. Desperate for real adventures of his own, Pinocchio runs away to experience the greater world. But life outside a woodcarver's workshop is no place for an innocent marionnette—especially one who can’t tell a lie—and he makes as many foes as he does friends. Will Pinocchio finally achieve what he’s always dreamed of, or is he destined to live—and die—as a puppet boy?

    Pinocchio

    By Carlo Collodi

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