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

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$2,516
  The median book price
$18
Bestseller's daily sales
191
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
320
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

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 13 words:

  • Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and the Imagination
  • Heinlein in Reflection: Robert A. Heinlein in the 21st Century
  • The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn
  • The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles
  • Indie success
  • 3%
  • Volatility
  • 27%
  • New releases
  • 23%
  • KDP Select
  • 6%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#208

kindle best category lists

>Robert Jordan

 24

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#2596

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>Catherine McIlwaine

 61

#2

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>Philip Zaleski

 40

#3

#43832

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>Robert Jordan

 117

#48

#46745

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>Catherine McIlwaine

 2

#49

#47290

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>Philip Zaleski

 99

#50

Top 20 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 208 $83,356 $9.99 24
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 2,596 $46,060 $35.00 61
3   The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and the Imagination Ursula K. Le Guin Shambhala 3,136 $3,265 $2.99 40
4   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 5,223 $19,398 $38.49 237
5   Heinlein in Reflection: Robert A. Heinlein in the 21st Century Christopher Nuttall Self published 6,173 $420 $1.00 2
6   Zen in the Art of Writing Ray Bradbury Recorded Books 9,251 $4,700 $13.99 248
7   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 10,577 $12,320 $40.00 61
8   The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn Diana Gabaldon Recorded Books 13,284 $8,817 $31.49 760
9   The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles William Irwin Audible Studios 13,349 $5,586 $19.95 63
10   Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture Ytasha L. Womack Echo Point Books & Media, LLC 15,488 $5,027 $19.95 35
11   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 22,097 $2,546 $12.99 61
12   The Art of The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 24,814 $6,720 $40.00 59
13   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 26,377 $6,720 $40.00 237
14   Misfortune Teller (Sasha Urban Series Book 2) Dima Zales Mozaika Publications 26,889 $670 $3.99 44
15   The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn Diana Gabaldon Delacorte Press 28,358 $6,720 $40.00 760
16   The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition) Karen Wynn Fonstad Houghton Mifflin 29,026 $3,500 $25.00 244
17   The Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia Daniel Harms Elder Signs Press 38,555 $2,010 $17.95 70
18   The Wheel of Time Companion: The People, Places, and History of the Bestselling Series Robert Jordan Tor Books 43,832 $1,679 $19.99 117
19   Tolkien: Treasures Catherine McIlwaine Bodleian Library, University of Oxford 46,745 $1,680 $20.00 2
20   The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams Philip Zaleski Farrar, Straus and Giroux 47,290 $1,512 $18.00 99

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