Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > History & Criticism  

Monthly median sales (top 30)
$2,223
  The median book price
$16
Bestseller's daily sales
59
50th book's daily sales
1
Average number of pages per book
384
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%
nonfiction > literary criticism > science fiction & fantasy
73.85%
juvenile > fiction > science fiction
73.85%
fiction > science fiction > steampunk
73.85%

Keyword requirement

science fiction, dystopian

Best selling keywords  

Median title & subtitle length is 10 words:

  • Game of Thrones: The Book of White Walkers
  • Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • Shadowhunters and Downworlders: A Mortal Instruments Reader
  • The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles
  • The History of the Hobbit: Mr Baggins and Return to Bag-End
  • Indie success
  • 8%
  • Volatility
  • 25%
  • New releases
  • 25%
  • KDP Select
  • 0%

Extract of the best seller list's front page

#1,943

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>Timothy Hickson

 72

#3,693

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>Deborah Harkness

 82

#8,865

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>Timothy Hickson

 72

#54,865

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>Catherine McIlwaine

 3

#102,301

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>Aldous Huxley

 2853

#118,788

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>David Eddings

 66

Front-page bestsellers:

  Book title Author Publisher Absolute rank Monthly sales volume Price Amazon stars Amazon reviews
1   On Writing and Worldbuilding: Volume I Timothy Hickson Self published 1,943 $19,114 $11.77 72
2   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 3,693 $31,360 $35.00 82
3   On Writing and Worldbuilding: Volume I Timothy Hickson Self published 8,865 $1,680 $5.00 72
4   Game of Thrones: The Book of White Walkers CraftWrite Publishing CraftWrite Publishing 9,290 $2,335 $6.95 65
5   Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Neil Gaiman Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy; Revised, Updated, New edition 10,310 $3,692 $10.99 50
6   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 10,902 $11,854 $38.49 248
7   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 12,524 $7,375 $26.34 82
8   Zen in the Art of Writing Ray Bradbury Recorded Books 16,797 $3,525 $13.99 249
9   Shadowhunters and Downworlders: A Mortal Instruments Reader Cassandra Clare (editor) Brilliance Audio 19,358 $4,477 $19.99 127
10   The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles William Irwin Audible Studios 19,766 $0 $0.00 63
11   Pocket Companion to Narnia: A Guide to the Magical World of C.S. Lewis (Narnia(r) Book 62) Paul F. Ford HarperOne 29,997 $278 $1.99 1
12   A Princess of Mars Edgar Rice Burroughs Audible Studios 32,540 $2,793 $19.95 1,140
13   The Outlandish Companion (Revised and Updated): Companion to Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, and Drums of Autumn Diana Gabaldon Delacorte Press; Revised, Updated edition 36,373 $3,137 $28.01 770
14   The History of the Hobbit: Mr Baggins and Return to Bag-End J. R. R. Tolkien HarperCollins 36,650 $222 $1.99 31
15   The Wheel of Time Companion: The People, Places, and History of the Bestselling Series Robert Jordan Tor Books; Reprint edition 38,562 $1,626 $14.52 119
16   The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition) Karen Wynn Fonstad Houghton Mifflin; Revised ed. edition 39,781 $1,921 $17.16 249
17   The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams Philip Zaleski Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Reprint edition 40,406 $1,814 $16.20 102
18   Misfortune Teller (Sasha Urban Series Book 2) Dima Zales Mozaika Publications 44,227 $335 $3.99 45
19   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 44,346 $2,309 $27.49 248
20   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 46,641 $2,283 $27.19 62

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