Books > Literature & Fiction > Historical Fiction > Short Stories & Anthologies  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$2,016
  The median book price
$12
Bestseller's daily sales
72
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
273
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
Volume sales
Book price
Volatility
New releases
Self published

Matching KDP categories

fiction > historical
75.0%
juvenile > fiction > short stories
70.71%
fiction > science fiction > collections & anthologies
66.82%
fiction > short stories single author
63.25%

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Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 10 words:

  • Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction
  • The Means of Uniting Them: A Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Variation
  • Lord John and the Hand of the Devils
  • Mistakes Can Kill You: A Collection of Western Stories
  • The Ways of White Folks: Stories (Vintage Classics)
  • Indie success
  • 9%
  • Volatility
  • 35%
  • New releases
  • 43%
  • KDP Select
  • 16%

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#1,400

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>Tim O'Brien

 2630

#2,646

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>Diana Gabaldon

 814

#5,540

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>P. O. Dixon

 4

#51,983

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>Denise Grover Swank

 115

#61,101

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>Ryunosuke Akutagawa

 59

#113,508

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>Kate Quinn

 0

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   The Things They Carried Tim O'Brien Audible Studios 1,400 $40,219 $19.95 2,630
2   Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction Diana Gabaldon Recorded Books, Inc. 2,646 $54,083 $41.99 814
3   The Means of Uniting Them: A Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Variation P. O. Dixon Self published 5,540 $1,675 $3.99 4
4   Lord John and the Hand of the Devils Diana Gabaldon Recorded Books 9,215 $7,042 $20.96 471
5   Brokeback Mountain Annie Proulx Simon & Schuster Audio 11,929 $2,855 $9.27 399
6   Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction Diana Gabaldon Dell 12,325 $3,917 $13.99 814
7   The Collected Bowdrie Dramatizations: Volume 1 (Dramatized) Louis L'Amour Random House Audio 12,437 $5,871 $20.97 41
8   Louis L'Amour Collection Louis L'Amour HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books 13,779 $5,871 $20.97 166
9   Conversational Spanish Dialogues: Over 100 Spanish Conversations and Short Stories (Conversational Spanish Dual Language Books) Lingo Mastery Self published 15,057 $3,391 $13.46 46
10   Mistakes Can Kill You: A Collection of Western Stories Louis L'Amour Skyhorse 19,909 $2,461 $10.99 221
11   Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction Diana Gabaldon Bantam; Reprint edition 21,091 $2,397 $12.23 814
12   The Ways of White Folks: Stories (Vintage Classics) Langston Hughes Vintage; Reprint edition 26,179 $2,016 $12.00 111
13   Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction Diana Gabaldon Delacorte Press; First Edition edition 27,605 $3,375 $20.09 814
14   The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour (Unabridged Selections from The Frontier Stories, Volume Two): What Gold Does to a Man; The Ghosts of Buckskin Run; The Drift; No Man's Mesa Louis L'Amour Random House Audio 31,407 $2,044 $14.60 490
15   The Promise Between Us: Mammy's Story (Novella to A Slave of the Shadows Book 3) Naomi Finley Huntson Press 31,532 $418 $2.99 0
16   Doce cuentos peregrinos [Strange Pilgrims] Gabriel García Márquez Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial 32,063 $1,673 $11.95 34
17   The Master of Ships: Charles's Story (Novella to A Slave of the Shadows Book 2) Naomi Finley Huntson Press 32,206 $418 $2.99 2
18   The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the Great Steven Pressfield Bantam 44,449 $1,140 $13.58 188
19   Amish Love Divine Boxset: Bumper Amish Romance - 33 Book Box Set Emma Cartwright Self published 45,743 $83 $0.99 20
20   The Canterbury Tales (original-spelling Middle English edition) (Penguin Classics) Geoffrey Chaucer Penguin Classics; Reprint edition 45,755 $1,478 $17.60 719

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