Books > Literature & Fiction > History & Criticism > Genres & Styles > Science Fiction & Fantasy  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$2,679
  The median book price
$16
Bestseller's daily sales
109
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
288
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
67.61%
nonfiction > literary criticism > science fiction & fantasy
64.55%
juvenile > fiction > science fiction
64.55%
fiction > science fiction > steampunk
64.55%

Keyword requirement

science fiction, dystopian

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 13 words:

  • Tolkien and the Great War: The Threshold of Middle-earth
  • Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles
  • The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn
  • Gods of Thrones: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire
  • Indie success
  • 12%
  • Volatility
  • 36%
  • New releases
  • 24%
  • KDP Select
  • 4%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#372

kindle best category lists

 47

>John Garth

#730

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 39

>Neil Gaiman

#3,870

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 74

>Deborah Harkness

#54,068

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>Dima Zales

 44

#87,202

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>Peter Watts

 0

#90,930

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>Alberto Manguel

 59

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Tolkien and the Great War: The Threshold of Middle-earth John Garth Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 372 $11,589 $1.99 47
2   Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Neil Gaiman Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy; Revised, Updated, New edition 730 $29,988 $10.20 39
3   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 3,870 $30,380 $35.00 74
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 8,064 $14,010 $38.49 241
5   The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles William Irwin Audible Studios 11,032 $6,144 $19.95 63
6   The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn Diana Gabaldon Recorded Books 14,996 $7,935 $31.49 763
7   Gods of Thrones: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire A.Ron Hubbard Self published 16,246 $3,505 $13.91 93
8   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 18,862 $6,090 $27.19 74
9   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 22,380 $5,329 $27.19 61
10   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 22,857 $4,312 $22.00 241
11   The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building David J. Peterson Penguin Books 25,321 $1,940 $11.55 59
12   Gods of Thrones: Vol. 2: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Religions of Ice and Fire A.Ron Hubbard Self published 25,867 $2,410 $14.35 1
13   On Writing and Worldbuilding: Volume I Timothy Hickson Self published 27,538 $840 $5.00 0
14   Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction Alec Nevala-Lee Dey Street Books 31,921 $2,644 $18.89 63
15   The History of the Hobbit: Mr Baggins and Return to Bag-End J. R. R. Tolkien HarperCollins 33,097 $278 $1.99 31
16   The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn Diana Gabaldon Delacorte Press; Revised, Updated edition 40,921 $2,283 $27.19 763
17   The Steampunk Bible: An Illustrated Guide to the World of Imaginary Airships, Corsets and Goggles, Mad Scientists, and Strange Literature Jeff VanderMeer Harry N. Abrams; 1st Print edition 42,409 $1,437 $17.11 176
18   The Heroes of Tolkien David Day Thunder Bay Press 46,544 $898 $10.70 8
19   The Dark Powers of Tolkien David Day Thunder Bay Press 47,261 $965 $11.49 3
20   The Compleat Ankh-Morpork Terry Pratchett Doubleday; Fol Har/Ma edition 48,314 $1,299 $23.21 61

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