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

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$559
  The median book price
$20
Bestseller's daily sales
1
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
318
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

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 11 words:

  • The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind the Lord of the Rings
  • Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (33 1/3)
  • The Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe (Norton Critical Editions)
  • The Road to Middle-Earth: How J.R.R. Tolkien Created a New Mythology
  • Walking with Bilbo: A Devotional Adventure through the Hobbit
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 17%
  • New releases
  • 63%
  • KDP Select
  • 0%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

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>Wayne G. Hammond

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>J. R. R. Tolkien

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>David Baggett

 17

#3

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>Wayne G. Hammond

 38

#48

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>J. R. R. Tolkien

 32

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>David Baggett

 39

#50

Top 20 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 69,689 $502 $17.95 70
2   Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (33 1/3) Kirk Walker Graves Bloomsbury Academic 95,089 $418 $14.95 19
3   The Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe (Norton Critical Editions) Edgar Allan Poe W. W. Norton & Company 105,674 $624 $22.31 17
4   The Road to Middle-Earth: How J.R.R. Tolkien Created a New Mythology Tom Shippey Mariner Books 148,709 $698 $24.95 27
5   Walking with Bilbo: A Devotional Adventure through the Hobbit Sarah Arthur Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 165,279 $279 $9.99 54
6   A Bookman's Fantasy Fred Lerner Nesfa Pr 181,813 $334 $11.95 0
7   Breaking the Magic Spell: Radical Theories of Folk and Fairy Tales Jack Zipes University Press of Kentucky 208,674 $700 $25.00 8
8   The Coming of Kalki (Thought Warriors) Poulomi Sanyal Library and Archives of Canada 223,541 $419 $14.99 0
9   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 227,212 $447 $15.99 38
10   Finding God in the Land of Narnia (Saltriver) Kurt Bruner SaltRiver 295,269 $363 $12.99 24
11   Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth:: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living Steve Bivans CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 299,137 $699 $24.99 23
12   The Natural History of Make-Believe: A Guide to the Principal Works of Britain, Europe, and America John Goldthwaite Oxford University Press 306,709 $1,820 $65.00 2
13   The Gospel According to Tolkien: Visions of the Kingdom in Middle-earth Ralph C. Wood Westminster John Knox Press 307,208 $504 $18.00 40
14   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 311,726 $392 $14.00 32
15   Religious Ideology and Cultural Fantasy: Catholic and Anti-Catholic Discourses in Early Modern England Arthur F. Marotti University of Notre Dame Press 312,641 $700 $25.00 0
16   Hamlet William Shakespeare Independently published 324,201 $279 $9.99 9,520
17   Dangerous Women, Deadly Words: Phallic Fantasy and Modernity in Three Japanese Writers Nina Cornyetz Stanford University Press 325,819 $1,820 $65.00 2
18   The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion Wayne G. Hammond Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 326,214 $980 $35.00 38
19   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 331,034 $419 $14.99 32
20   Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts David Baggett Open Court 358,658 $614 $21.95 39

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