Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > Short Stories  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$4,517
  The median book price
$9
Bestseller's daily sales
216
50th book's daily sales
6
Average number of pages per book
309
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%
juvenile > fiction > science fiction
73.85%
fiction > science fiction > steampunk
73.85%
fiction > science fiction > military
73.85%

Keyword requirement

science fiction, dystopian

Most significant title terms:

Median title & subtitle length is 5 words:

  • Wild Cards I: Expanded Edition
  • Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries
  • Rogue Protocol: The Murderbot Diaries
  • Exit Strategy: The Murderbot Diaries
  • Wild Cards II: Aces High
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 23%
  • New releases
  • 23%
  • KDP Select
  • 0%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#401

kindle best category lists

>Martha Wells

 7

#1

#718

kindle best category lists

>Nnedi Okorafor

 17

#2

#906

kindle best category lists

>Ted Chiang

 107

#3

#7018

kindle best category lists

>Martha Wells

 950

#48

#8890

kindle best category lists

>Nnedi Okorafor

 702

#49

#8960

kindle best category lists

>Ted Chiang

 886

#50

Top 20 bestsellers:

  Book title   Author   Publisher   Absolute rank   Monthly sales volume   Price   Amazon stars   Amazon reviews  
1   Fast Forward: Future Fiction from the Cutting Edge Lou Anders Pyr 401 $10,976 $1.99 7
2   Nebula Awards Showcase 2018 Jane Yolen Pyr 718 $6,017 $1.99 17
3   Flatlander: The Collected Tales of Gil "The Arm" Hamilton (Known Space) Larry Niven Del Rey 906 $22,403 $8.99 107
4   How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories N. K. Jemisin Orbit 1,550 $9,500 $4.99 46
5   All Systems Red (Kindle Single): The Murderbot Diaries Martha Wells Tor.com 1,624 $7,373 $3.99 950
6   Nightflyers & Other Stories George R. R. Martin Tor Books 1,635 $10,901 $5.99 39
7   Wild Cards I: Expanded Edition Wild Cards Trust Tor Books 2,606 $2,618 $1.99 216
8   Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries Martha Wells Tor.com 2,666 $12,867 $9.99 374
9   Rogue Protocol: The Murderbot Diaries Martha Wells Tor.com 2,874 $12,027 $9.99 225
10   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
11   How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories N. K. Jemisin Orbit 3,254 $27,664 $26.00 43
12   Exit Strategy: The Murderbot Diaries Martha Wells Tor.com 3,276 $10,349 $9.99 232
13   A People's Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers Charlie Jane Anders One World 3,686 $15,708 $17.00 8
14   The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft (Chartwell Classics) H. P. Lovecraft Chartwell Books 3,696 $13,431 $14.99 527
15   Wild Cards II: Aces High George R. R. Martin Tor Books 3,838 $1,727 $1.99 72
16   Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild George R. R. Martin Tor Books 4,348 $1,448 $1.99 57
17   The Testaments: A Novel Margaret Atwood Nan A. Talese 6,897 $5,876 $14.99 0
18   ALL SYSTEMS RED (The Murderbot Diaries) Martha Wells tor.com 7,018 $6,268 $15.99 950
19   Binti Nnedi Okorafor Tor.com 8,890 $1,340 $3.99 702
20   Stories of Your Life and Others Ted Chiang Vintage 8,960 $5,376 $16.00 886

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