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

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$1,902
  The median book price
$14
Bestseller's daily sales
75
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
444
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

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 13 words:

  • Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building
  • Gods of Thrones: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire
  • Gods of Thrones: Vol. 2: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire
  • The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn
  • Indie success
  • 12%
  • Volatility
  • 28%
  • New releases
  • 28%
  • KDP Select
  • 4%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#1,341

kindle best category lists

 44

>Neil Gaiman

#3,335

kindle best category lists

 77

>Deborah Harkness

#10,225

kindle best category lists

 61

>David J. Peterson

#104,245

kindle best category lists

>Robin Furth

 68

#105,012

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>Ed West

 1

#118,603

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>Philip Zaleski

 102

Front-page 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; Revised, Updated, New edition 1,341 $22,463 $10.99 44
2   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 3,335 $36,260 $35.00 77
3   The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building David J. Peterson Penguin Books 10,225 $3,749 $11.16 61
4   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 11,587 $8,112 $26.34 77
5   On Writing and Worldbuilding: Volume I Timothy Hickson Self published 12,470 $1,400 $5.00 0
6   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 12,568 $10,777 $38.49 244
7   Mythology in Game of Thrones Valerie Estelle Frankel Audible Studios 13,533 $837 $2.99 1
8   Zen in the Art of Writing Ray Bradbury Recorded Books 14,802 $3,525 $13.99 248
9   The Fellowship: The Literary LIves of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams Philip Zaleski Recorded Books 15,042 $11,463 $45.49 102
10   Gods of Thrones: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire A.Ron Hubbard Self published 26,304 $1,658 $9.87 96
11   Gods of Thrones: Vol. 2: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire A.Ron Hubbard Self published 26,364 $1,750 $10.42 3
12   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; First Edition edition 28,910 $3,080 $22.00 244
13   The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn Diana Gabaldon Delacorte Press; Revised, Updated edition 29,108 $3,687 $26.34 767
14   The History of the Hobbit: Mr Baggins and Return to Bag-End J. R. R. Tolkien HarperCollins 30,169 $278 $1.99 31
15   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 34,779 $1,454 $12.99 77
16   The Art of The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; y First American edition edition 39,044 $3,045 $27.19 61
17   Gods of Thrones: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire A.Ron Hubbard Bald Move Books 40,025 $838 $7.49 96
18   The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition) Karen Wynn Fonstad Houghton Mifflin; Revised ed. edition 41,468 $1,441 $17.16 248
19   The Wheel of Time Companion: The People, Places, and History of the Bestselling Series Robert Jordan Tor Books; Reprint edition 43,338 $1,141 $13.59 119
20   Science Fiction and Philosophy: From Time Travel to Superintelligence Susan Schneider Wiley-Blackwell; 2 edition 46,476 $1,040 $12.39 0

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