Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > History & Criticism  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$477
  The median book price
$17
Bestseller's daily sales
1
50th book's daily sales
0
Average number of pages per book
336
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
No

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

nonfiction > literary criticism > science fiction & fantasy
72.17%
fiction > fantasy > dark fantasy
72.17%
fiction > romance > fantasy
61.24%
fiction > fantasy > urban
61.24%

Keyword requirement

science fiction, dystopian

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 11 words:

  • The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind The Lord of the Rings
  • The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion
  • The Battle for Middle-earth: Tolkien's Divine Design in The Lord of the Rings
  • Batman Cover to Cover: The Greatest Comic Book Covers of the Dark Knight
  • The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
  • Indie success
  • 4%
  • Volatility
  • 24%
  • New releases
  • 4%
  • KDP Select
  • 0%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#103,992

kindle best category lists

 71

>Peter Kreeft

#139,908

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 34

>J. R. R. Tolkien

#141,291

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 38

>Wayne G. Hammond

#711,949

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>Carl Silvio

 3

#727,846

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>Isaac Asimov

 24

#755,101

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>Patrick Parrinder

 1

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind The Lord of the Rings Peter Kreeft Ignatius Press; First edition 103,992 $211 $7.56 71
2   The Treason of Isengard: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part Two (The History of Middle-Earth, Vol. 7) J. R. R. Tolkien Houghton Mifflin; 1st edition 139,908 $359 $12.85 34
3   The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion Wayne G. Hammond Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1st Edition edition 141,291 $833 $29.75 38
4   The Battle for Middle-earth: Tolkien's Divine Design in The Lord of the Rings Fleming Rutledge Eerdmans; First Edition edition 178,725 $531 $18.99 21
5   Batman Cover to Cover: The Greatest Comic Book Covers of the Dark Knight Frank Miller DC Comics; 1st Edition edition 180,367 $363 $12.98 16
6   The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction (Cambridge Companions to Literature) Edward James Cambridge University Press; 1st edition 182,939 $843 $30.14 6
7   The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre Tzvetan Todorov Cornell University Press; 1st edition 192,203 $530 $18.95 5
8   Exodus Book I J. B. Nelson Aviva Publishing 239,217 $559 $19.99 13
9   The Road to Middle-Earth: How J.R.R. Tolkien Created a New Mythology Tom Shippey Mariner Books; Revised & enlarged edition 307,066 $634 $22.65 27
10   Strange Writing: Anomaly Accounts in Early Medieval China (SUNY series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture) Robert Ford Campany SUNY Press 312,181 $1,006 $35.95 0
11   Hamlet William Shakespeare Self published 315,314 $419 $14.98 1
12   J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century Tom Shippey Mariner Books; 1st edition 324,235 $598 $21.38 57
13   The Road to the Dark Tower: Exploring Stephen King's Magnum Opus Bev Vincent Berkley 325,888 $476 $17.00 43
14   Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (33 1/3) Kirk Walker Graves Bloomsbury Academic 352,637 $346 $12.38 19
15   The War of the Ring: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part Three (The History of Middle-Earth, Vol. 8) J.R.R. Tolkien Mariner Books 356,220 $337 $12.04 32
16   The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One (The History of Middle-Earth, Vol. 6) J. R. R. Tolkien Houghton Mifflin 363,155 $356 $12.72 40
17   The Lord of the Rings and Philosophy: One Book to Rule Them All (Popular Culture and Philosophy) Gregory Bassham Open Court 391,894 $477 $17.05 20
18   Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts David Baggett Open Court; Edition Unstated edition 395,201 $363 $12.97 39
19   The Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe (Norton Critical Editions) Edgar Allan Poe W. W. Norton & Company; 1st edition 395,312 $477 $17.06 17
20   The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition Lewis Carroll W. W. Norton & Company; Updated, Subsequent edition 408,625 $0 $36.98 5,333

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