Books > Literature & Fiction > History & Criticism > Genres & Styles > Science Fiction & Fantasy  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$3,187
  The median book price
$19
Bestseller's daily sales
201
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
326
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

fiction > science fiction > hard science fiction
67.61%
nonfiction > literary criticism > science fiction & fantasy
64.55%
juvenile > fiction > science fiction
64.55%
fiction > science fiction > steampunk
64.55%

Keyword requirement

science fiction, dystopian

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 15 words:

  • Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and the Imagination
  • Heinlein in Reflection: Robert A. Heinlein in the 21st Century
  • The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn
  • Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlen, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction
  • Indie success
  • 3%
  • Volatility
  • 23%
  • New releases
  • 30%
  • KDP Select
  • 6%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

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>Robert Jordan

 40

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#2596

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>J. R. R. Tolkien

 61

#3

#38555

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>Daniel Harms

 70

#48

#43832

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>Robert Jordan

 117

#49

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>J. R. R. Tolkien

 30

#50

Top 20 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Neil Gaiman Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy 163 $102,377 $9.99 24
2   The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and the Imagination Ursula K. Le Guin Shambhala 2,345 $4,269 $2.99 40
3   The World of All Souls: The Complete Guide to A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life Deborah Harkness Penguin Audio 2,596 $46,060 $35.00 61
4   The Outlandish Companion Volume Two: Companion to The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, An Echo in the Bone, and Written in My Own Heart's Blood Diana Gabaldon Recorded Books 5,223 $19,398 $38.49 237
5   Heinlein in Reflection: Robert A. Heinlein in the 21st Century Christopher Nuttall Self published 5,251 $504 $1.00 2
6   Zen in the Art of Writing Ray Bradbury Recorded Books 9,251 $4,700 $13.99 248
7   The World of All Souls: The Complete Guide to A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy) Deborah Harkness Viking 10,577 $12,320 $40.00 61
8   The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn Diana Gabaldon Recorded Books 13,284 $8,817 $31.49 760
9   The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles William Irwin Audible Studios 13,349 $5,586 $19.95 63
10   Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlen, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction Alec Nevala-Lee HarperAudio 19,972 $7,665 $34.22 46
11   The World of All Souls: The Complete Guide to A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy) Deborah Harkness Viking 22,097 $2,546 $12.99 61
12   The Art of The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 24,814 $6,720 $40.00 59
13   The Outlandish Companion Volume Two: The Companion to The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, An Echo in the Bone, and Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander) Diana Gabaldon Delacorte Press 26,377 $6,720 $40.00 237
14   Misfortune Teller (Sasha Urban Series Book 2) Dima Zales Mozaika Publications 26,889 $670 $3.99 44
15   The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn Diana Gabaldon Delacorte Press 28,358 $6,720 $40.00 760
16   The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition) Karen Wynn Fonstad Houghton Mifflin 29,026 $3,500 $25.00 244
17   Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction Alec Nevala-Lee Dey Street Books 33,884 $4,058 $28.99 46
18   The Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia Daniel Harms Elder Signs Press 38,555 $2,010 $17.95 70
19   The Wheel of Time Companion: The People, Places, and History of the Bestselling Series Robert Jordan Tor Books 43,832 $1,679 $19.99 117
20   The History of the Hobbit: Mr Baggins and Return to Bag-End J. R. R. Tolkien HarperCollins 48,351 $111 $1.99 30

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