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

Monthly median sales (top 20)
$545
  Book's median price
$19
Bestseller's daily sales
4
50th's book daily sales
1
Average number of pages/book
312
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
No

Performance tracking

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

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 11 words:

  • The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind the Lord of the Rings
  • Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth:: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
  • Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (33 1/3)
  • Master of Adventure: The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs (Bison Frontiers of Imagination)
  • The Road to the Dark Tower: Exploring Stephen King's Magnum Opus
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 20%
  • New releases
  • 40%

#1

kindle best category lists

>Peter Kreeft

 70

#2

kindle best category lists

>Kirk Walker Graves

 19

#3

kindle best category lists

>Steve Bivans

 21

#48

kindle best category lists

>J. R. R. Tolkien

 32

#49

kindle best category lists

>Ted Baehr

 4

#50

kindle best category lists

>David C. Downing

 8

Top 15 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 39362 $2,010 $17.95 70
2   Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (33 1/3) Kirk Walker Graves Bloomsbury Academic 81865 $446 $15.95 19
3   Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth:: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living Steve Bivans CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 98402 $699 $24.99 21
4   The Road to the Dark Tower: Exploring Stephen King's Magnum Opus Bev Vincent Berkley 105379 $476 $17.00 42
5   The Road to Middle-Earth: How J.R.R. Tolkien Created a New Mythology Tom Shippey Mariner Books 109812 $698 $24.95 28
6   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 119542 $447 $15.99 38
7   The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury (P.S.) Sam Weller Harper Perennial 120082 $475 $16.99 36
8   Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection Isaac Asimov Harper Voyager 143673 $447 $15.99 25
9   Master of Adventure: The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs (Bison Frontiers of Imagination) Richard A. Lupoff Bison Books 154334 $558 $19.95 8
10   The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion Wayne G. Hammond Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 159826 $980 $35.00 37
11   Batman Cover to Cover: The Greatest Comic Book Covers of the Dark Knight Frank Miller DC Comics 204394 $1,119 $39.99 16
12   The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre Tzvetan Todorov Cornell University Press 217594 $530 $18.95 4
13   Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts David Baggett Open Court 226099 $614 $21.95 39
14   Tarzan Alive: A Definitive Biography of Lord Greystoke (Bison Frontiers of Imagination) Philip Jose Farmer Bison Books 244718 $698 $24.95 31
15   The Oldest Soul - Animus (The Oldest Soul Trilogy) (Volume 1) Tiffany FitzHenry Hierarchy Publishing 270721 $475 $16.99 81

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