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

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$1,771
  The median book price
$13
Bestseller's daily sales
179
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
359
Monopoly/Olygopoly detected
Yes

Performance tracking

Competitiveness
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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 9 words:

  • Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction
  • Lord John and the Hand of the Devils
  • The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the Great
  • The Ways of White Folks: Stories (Vintage Classics)
  • Mistakes Can Kill You: A Collection of Western Stories
  • Indie success
  • 12%
  • Volatility
  • 20%
  • New releases
  • 24%
  • KDP Select
  • 16%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#523

kindle best category lists

 167

>Louis L'Amour

#1,138

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 2595

>Tim O'Brien

#2,265

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 37

>Rebecca Makkai

#66,673

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>Karen Charlton

 34

#119,957

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>Steven Pressfield

 185

#135,161

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>Charles Dickens

 33

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   Louis L'Amour Collection Louis L'Amour HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books 523 $91,596 $20.97 167
2   The Things They Carried Tim O'Brien Audible Studios 1,138 $44,688 $19.95 2,595
3   Music for Wartime: Stories Rebecca Makkai Penguin Books; 1 edition 2,265 $2,897 $1.99 37
4   Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction Diana Gabaldon Recorded Books, Inc. 2,308 $59,961 $41.99 766
5   Lord John and the Hand of the Devils Diana Gabaldon Recorded Books 6,889 $8,216 $20.96 460
6   The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the Great Steven Pressfield Books on Tape 7,162 $10,948 $27.93 185
7   Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction Diana Gabaldon Dell 8,515 $5,092 $13.99 766
8   The Thing Around Your Neck Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Random House Audio 12,528 $7,840 $28.00 197
9   Conversational Spanish Dialogues: Over 100 Spanish Conversations and Short Stories (Conversational Spanish Dual Language Books) Lingo Mastery Self published 17,628 $3,015 $13.46 40
10   Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction Diana Gabaldon Bantam; Reprint edition 18,237 $3,115 $13.91 766
11   The Ways of White Folks: Stories (Vintage Classics) Langston Hughes Vintage; Reprint edition 25,801 $2,125 $12.65 108
12   Mistakes Can Kill You: A Collection of Western Stories Louis L'Amour Skyhorse 26,590 $1,846 $10.99 213
13   Amish Love Divine Boxset: Bumper Amish Romance - 33 Book Box Set Emma Cartwright Self published 27,931 $166 $0.99 18
14   Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction Diana Gabaldon Delacorte Press; First Edition edition 32,141 $2,826 $20.19 766
15   The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the Great Steven Pressfield Bantam 33,969 $1,901 $13.58 185
16   The Berlin Stories Christopher Isherwood Phoenix Books 36,560 $778 $6.95 130
17   This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen (Penguin Modern Classics) Tadeusz Borowski Penguin Classics; Reissue edition 40,422 $825 $7.37 98
18   This Place is Death (A Curse Keepers Secret Book 1) Denise Grover Swank 47North 43,880 $125 $1.49 112
19   Rashomon and Other Stories (Tuttle Classics) Ryunosuke Akutagawa Tuttle Publishing 44,169 $83 $0.99 62
20   Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution's Women Kate Quinn William Morrow Paperbacks 46,295 $1,007 $11.99 0

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