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

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$24,335
  The median book price
$10
Bestseller's daily sales
301
50th book's daily sales
86
Average number of pages per book
372
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

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 3 words:

  • Ready Player One
  • The Martian
  • Leviathan Wakes
  • Split Second
  • The Three-Body Problem
  • Indie success
  • 10%
  • Volatility
  • 13%
  • New releases
  • 27%
  • KDP Select
  • 30%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#82

kindle best category lists

>James S. A. Corey

 18685

#1

#193

kindle best category lists

>Douglas E. Richards

 30499

#2

#200

kindle best category lists

>Joshua Dalzelle

 2084

#3

#1377

kindle best category lists

>James S. A. Corey

 2084

#48

#1438

kindle best category lists

>Douglas E. Richards

 1054

#49

#1563

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>Joshua Dalzelle

 1518

#50

Top 20 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   Ready Player One Ernest Cline Random House Audio 82 $474,516 $31.50 18,685
2   The Martian Andy Weir Podium Publishing 193 $272,069 $29.99 30,499
3   Leviathan Wakes James S. A. Corey Hachette Audio 200 $301,732 $34.21 2,084
4   Split Second Douglas E. Richards Paragon Press 214 $32,733 $3.99 6,198
5   Artemis Andy Weir Audible Studios 275 $213,843 $29.95 2,670
6   We Are Legion (We Are Bob): Bobiverse, Book 1 Dennis E. Taylor Audible Studios 330 $126,802 $19.95 2,023
7   For We Are Many: Bobiverse, Book 2 Dennis E. Taylor Audible Studios 340 $124,009 $19.95 857
8   Storm World: Undying Mercenaries, Book 10 B. V. Larson Audible Studios 356 $180,299 $29.95 313
9   The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential John C. Maxwell Hachette Audio 391 $128,318 $22.80 674
10   The Three-Body Problem Cixin Liu Macmillan Audio 431 $132,804 $25.50 1,944
11   Morning Star: Book III of the Red Rising Trilogy Pierce Brown Recorded Books 435 $162,236 $31.49 2,465
12   Abaddon's Gate: The Expanse, Book 3 James S. A. Corey Orbit 448 $172,418 $34.21 950
13   Cibola Burn: The Expanse, Book 4 James S. A. Corey Hachette Audio 482 $161,881 $34.21 896
14   Foundation Isaac Asimov Random House Audio 830 $83,145 $31.93 1,168
15   War of the Spheres B. V. Larson Self published 904 $9,943 $3.99 20
16   The Three-Body Problem Cixin Liu Tor Books 947 $41,863 $16.99 1,943
17   Veracity Douglas E. Richards Paragon Press 1,353 $14,287 $6.99 8
18   Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse Book 1) James S. A. Corey Orbit 1,377 $20,139 $9.99 2,084
19   Seeker Douglas E. Richards Paragon Press 1,438 $13,896 $6.99 1,054
20   Warship (Black Fleet Saga Book 1) Joshua Dalzelle Self published 1,563 $7,485 $3.99 1,518

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