Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > Hard Science Fiction  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$25,734
  The median book price
$10
Bestseller's daily sales
328
50th book's daily sales
23
Average number of pages per book
387
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
95.62%
juvenile > fiction > science fiction
82.16%
fiction > science fiction > steampunk
82.16%
fiction > science fiction > military
82.16%

Keyword requirement

science fiction, dystopian

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 3 words:

  • Ready Player One
  • The Quantum Magician
  • The Martian
  • Leviathan Wakes
  • The Three-Body Problem
  • Indie success
  • 4%
  • Volatility
  • 13%
  • New releases
  • 29%
  • KDP Select
  • 36%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#190

kindle best category lists

 18872

>Ernest Cline

#359

kindle best category lists

 149

>Derek Kunsken

#371

kindle best category lists

 30552

>Andy Weir

#2,670

kindle best category lists

>Matthew Mather

 8533

#3,443

kindle best category lists

>Ernest Cline

 18872

#3,961

kindle best category lists

>B. V. Larson

 67

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Ready Player One Ernest Cline Random House Audio 190 $289,296 $31.50 18,872
2   The Quantum Magician Derek Kunsken Recorded Books 359 $188,688 $31.49 149
3   The Martian Andy Weir Podium Publishing 371 $175,501 $29.99 30,552
4   Leviathan Wakes James S. A. Corey Hachette Audio 384 $195,407 $34.21 2,164
5   The Three-Body Problem Cixin Liu Macmillan Audio 546 $107,100 $25.50 2,025
6   We Are Legion (We Are Bob): Bobiverse, Book 1 Dennis E. Taylor Audible Studios 565 $80,438 $19.95 2,093
7   For We Are Many: Bobiverse, Book 2 Dennis E. Taylor Audible Studios 606 $74,852 $19.95 888
8   Artemis Andy Weir Audible Studios 608 $111,533 $29.95 2,744
9   Children of Ruin Adrian Tchaikovsky Orbit 655 $34,125 $9.99 6
10   Abaddon's Gate: The Expanse, Book 3 James S. A. Corey Orbit 686 $110,156 $34.21 973
11   Armor World (Undying Mercenaries Series Book 11) B. V. Larson Iron Tower Press; 2 edition 779 $15,933 $5.99 95
12   Ubik Philip K. Dick Mariner Books; Reprint edition 1,116 $22,657 $9.99 466
13   Children of Time Adrian Tchaikovsky Orbit; Reprint edition 1,270 $6,362 $2.99 1,550
14   Genome (The Extinction Files Book 2) A.G. Riddle Canyon Road 1,475 $11,740 $5.99 606
15   Psychicians (a Hyllis family story #5) Laurence Dahners Self published 1,561 $7,485 $3.99 43
16   Disturbing His Peace: The Academy Tessa Bailey Avon 1,689 $3,566 $1.99 82
17   Children of Ruin Adrian Tchaikovsky Orbit 1,741 $19,386 $10.99 6
18   The Martian Andy Weir Broadway Books; Reprint edition 1,796 $15,433 $8.89 30,552
19   Veracity Douglas E. Richards Paragon Press 1,951 $11,351 $6.99 197
20   Split Second Douglas E. Richards Paragon Press 2,305 $5,809 $3.99 6,421

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