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

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$3,076
  The median book price
$10
Bestseller's daily sales
193
50th book's daily sales
4
Average number of pages per book
304
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

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 5 words:

  • Stories of Your Life and Others
  • Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries
  • Exit Strategy: The Murderbot Diaries
  • Rogue Protocol: The Murderbot Diaries
  • Breakfast of Champions: A Novel
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 24%
  • New releases
  • 16%
  • KDP Select
  • 0%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#412

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>Ted Chiang

#1,038

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 19

>Ted Chiang

#1,392

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 907

>Ted Chiang

#28,351

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>Ursula K. Le Guin

 14

#28,570

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>Martha Wells

 1059

#38,534

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>Richard Preston

 354

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Exhalation: Stories Ted Chiang Knopf; 1st Edition edition 412 $91,813 $16.99 19
2   Exhalation: Stories Ted Chiang Knopf 1,038 $32,904 $13.99 19
3   Stories of Your Life and Others Ted Chiang Vintage; Reissue edition 1,392 $21,913 $10.87 907
4   All Systems Red (Kindle Single): The Murderbot Diaries Martha Wells Tor.com 2,474 $5,474 $3.99 1,059
5   The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft (Chartwell Classics) H. P. Lovecraft Chartwell Books; First Edition edition 3,585 $12,004 $12.61 540
6   Stories of Your Life and Others Ted Chiang Vintage; Reissue edition 4,933 $5,874 $9.99 907
7   Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries Martha Wells Tor.com 5,227 $5,034 $9.99 438
8   Exit Strategy: The Murderbot Diaries Martha Wells Tor.com 6,595 $3,916 $9.99 275
9   Rogue Protocol: The Murderbot Diaries Martha Wells Tor.com 7,090 $3,916 $9.99 265
10   Alas, Babylon Pat Frank Harper Perennial Modern Classics; Reissue edition 10,403 $4,000 $12.99 1,420
11   The Illustrated Man Ray Bradbury Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition 10,412 $2,460 $7.99 502
12   Binti Nnedi Okorafor Tor.com 11,890 $612 $1.99 738
13   Welcome to the Monkey House: A Collection of Short Works Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Dial Press 11,952 $4,182 $13.58 365
14   Breakfast of Champions: A Novel Kurt Vonnegut Dial Press Trade Paperback; 59333rd edition 12,343 $3,802 $13.58 1,410
15   Foundation and Empire Isaac Asimov Spectra 13,370 $2,237 $7.99 292
16   I, Robot Isaac Asimov Spectra; Reprint edition 13,788 $2,856 $10.20 635
17   Welcome to the Monkey House: The Special Edition: Stories Kurt Vonnegut The Dial Press; Special edition 14,666 $2,013 $7.99 16
18   I, Robot (The Robot Series Book 1) Isaac Asimov Spectra; Media Tie In edition 15,068 $2,013 $7.99 635
19   L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Vol 35: Bestselling Anthology of Award-Winning Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Stories L. Ron Hubbard Galaxy Press 15,801 $249 $0.99 23
20   Second Foundation Isaac Asimov Spectra 15,949 $2,013 $7.99 222

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