Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > Humorous  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$4,755
  The median book price
$10
Bestseller's daily sales
93
50th book's daily sales
5
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
84.52%
juvenile > fiction > science fiction
77.46%
fiction > science fiction > steampunk
77.46%
fiction > science fiction > military
77.46%

Keyword requirement

comedy, science fiction, dystopian

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 4 words:

  • Ready Player One: A Novel
  • Agent to the Stars
  • Ready Player One
  • Cat's Cradle: A Novel
  • The Martian: A Novel
  • Indie success
  • 0%
  • Volatility
  • 20%
  • New releases
  • 20%
  • KDP Select
  • 12%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#827

kindle best category lists

 3005

>Kurt Vonnegut

#948

kindle best category lists

 18876

>Ernest Cline

#1,192

kindle best category lists

 1184

>Becky Chambers

#20,178

kindle best category lists

>Douglas Adams

 2075

#28,258

kindle best category lists

>Douglas Adams

 187

#28,946

kindle best category lists

>Catherynne M. Valente

 247

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels) Kurt Vonnegut Dial Press Trade Paperback; Reissue edition 827 $24,711 $9.49 3,005
2   Ready Player One: A Novel Ernest Cline Broadway Books; 32089th edition 948 $31,180 $12.80 18,876
3   The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet: Wayfarers, Book 1 Becky Chambers HarperAudio 1,192 $74,736 $34.22 1,184
4   The Martian Andy Weir Broadway Books; Reprint edition 1,388 $17,922 $8.89 30,555
5   Andrea Vernon and the Superhero-Industrial Complex Alexander C. Kane Audible Studios 2,424 $47,951 $34.95 3
6   The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams Del Rey 2,462 $16,710 $12.18 2,069
7   Agent to the Stars John Scalzi Audible Studios 2,715 $31,437 $24.95 358
8   The Land: Founding: A LitRPG Saga (Chaos Seeds Book 1) Aleron Kong Aleron Kong; 2 edition 2,730 $3,767 $2.99 2,782
9   The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams Del Rey; 1st edition 2,879 $8,656 $7.19 2,075
10   Space Opera Catherynne M. Valente HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books 3,217 $18,609 $17.49 247
11   Ready Player One Ernest Cline Broadway Books; 1 edition 3,352 $10,069 $9.99 18,876
12   Cat's Cradle: A Novel Kurt Vonnegut Dell Publishing 4,452 $9,646 $13.78 1,194
13   World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War Max Brooks Three Rivers Press; 1st edition 5,345 $3,417 $7.18 5,583
14   Independent Living E. M. Foner Foner Books 5,522 $1,255 $2.99 40
15   The Martian: A Novel Andy Weir Broadway Books; Reprint edition 5,599 $3,775 $8.99 30,555
16   Ubik Philip K. Dick Mariner Books; Reprint edition 5,616 $4,195 $9.99 466
17   Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel Kurt Vonnegut The Dial Press; 50th Anniversary edition 5,922 $3,355 $7.99 3,005
18   Snow Crash Neal Stephenson Del Rey 6,766 $4,261 $10.87 1,600
19   The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Five Novels in One Outrageous Volume Douglas Adams Del Rey 7,800 $5,092 $13.99 2,069
20   Artemis: A Novel Andy Weir Broadway Books; Reprint edition 7,951 $4,364 $11.99 2,747

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