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

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$1,884
  The median book price
$13
Bestseller's daily sales
73
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
295
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
80.58%
nonfiction > literary criticism > science fiction & fantasy
73.85%
juvenile > fiction > science fiction
73.85%
fiction > science fiction > steampunk
73.85%

Keyword requirement

science fiction, dystopian

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 14 words:

  • Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building
  • The Fellowship: The Literary LIves of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams
  • Gods of Thrones: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire
  • Gods of Thrones: Vol. 2: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire
  • Indie success
  • 8%
  • Volatility
  • 28%
  • New releases
  • 21%
  • KDP Select
  • 8%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#1,341

kindle best category lists

 44

>Neil Gaiman

#3,335

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 77

>Deborah Harkness

#10,225

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 61

>David J. Peterson

#86,562

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>Tom Shippey

 27

#88,195

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>Ruth S. Noel

 69

#93,049

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>A.Ron Hubbard

 3

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Neil Gaiman Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy; Revised, Updated, New edition 1,341 $22,463 $10.99 44
2   The World of All Souls: The Complete Guide to A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life Deborah Harkness Penguin Audio 3,335 $36,260 $35.00 77
3   The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building David J. Peterson Penguin Books 10,225 $3,749 $11.16 61
4   The World of All Souls: The Complete Guide to A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy) Deborah Harkness Viking 11,587 $8,112 $26.34 77
5   On Writing and Worldbuilding: Volume I Timothy Hickson Self published 12,470 $1,400 $5.00 0
6   The Outlandish Companion Volume Two: Companion to The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, An Echo in the Bone, and Written in My Own Heart's Blood Diana Gabaldon Recorded Books 12,568 $10,777 $38.49 244
7   Zen in the Art of Writing Ray Bradbury Recorded Books 14,802 $3,525 $13.99 248
8   The Fellowship: The Literary LIves of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams Philip Zaleski Recorded Books 15,042 $11,463 $45.49 102
9   Gods of Thrones: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire A.Ron Hubbard Self published 26,304 $1,658 $9.87 96
10   Gods of Thrones: Vol. 2: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire A.Ron Hubbard Self published 26,364 $1,750 $10.42 3
11   The Outlandish Companion Volume Two: The Companion to The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, An Echo in the Bone, and Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander) Diana Gabaldon Delacorte Press; First Edition edition 28,910 $3,080 $22.00 244
12   The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn Diana Gabaldon Delacorte Press; Revised, Updated edition 29,108 $3,687 $26.34 767
13   The History of the Hobbit: Mr Baggins and Return to Bag-End J. R. R. Tolkien HarperCollins 30,169 $278 $1.99 31
14   The World of All Souls: The Complete Guide to A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy) Deborah Harkness Viking 34,779 $1,454 $12.99 77
15   The Monsters and the Critics: And Other Essays. J.R.R. Tolkien J. R. R. Tolkien HarperCollins 37,252 $1,492 $13.33 28
16   The Art of The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; y First American edition edition 39,044 $3,045 $27.19 61
17   Gods of Thrones: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire A.Ron Hubbard Bald Move Books 40,025 $838 $7.49 96
18   The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition) Karen Wynn Fonstad Houghton Mifflin; Revised ed. edition 41,468 $1,441 $17.16 248
19   The Wheel of Time Companion: The People, Places, and History of the Bestselling Series Robert Jordan Tor Books; Reprint edition 43,338 $1,141 $13.59 119
20   Game of Thrones versus History: Written in Blood Brian A. Pavlac Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition 44,304 $1,080 $12.86 12

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