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Category name Best seller rank 50th book's rank Median sales volume ($) Median price ($) Volatility (%) New book releases (%) Self published books (%) KDP Select (%)
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Suspense 1 270 $120,255 $5.99 20% 60% 0% 39%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense 1 208 $104,657 $5.99 20% 57% 7% 45%
Books > Literature & Fiction > Action & Adventure > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thriller & Suspense 2 1,117 $34,650 $4.99 23% 53% 20% 48%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense 1 29 $123,609 $5.99 23% 60% 7% 45%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Domestic 10 13,335 $33,577 $14.99 13% 33% 0% 9%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Financial 1,507 10,275 $4,610 $4.99 17% 7% 67% 81%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Legal 59 5,370 $9,081 $4.99 17% 7% 30% 69%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Medical 66 16,743 $3,353 $4.99 17% 17% 10% 63%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Supernatural 61 525 $99,053 $14.99 20% 47% 3% 9%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Military 87 3,022 $16,354 $6.49 20% 30% 10% 57%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Technothrillers 108 4,367 $15,262 $5.99 13% 23% 30% 66%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Crime 2 425 $88,220 $5.99 23% 53% 7% 51%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Spies & Politics 7 1,331 $43,058 $6.99 20% 40% 10% 48%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Psychological Thrillers 3 922 $41,658 $5.49 20% 53% 0% 36%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Crime > Heist 96 6,479 $6,032 $3.99 13% 33% 43% 84%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Crime > Kidnapping 4 3,410 $17,604 $4.99 17% 27% 13% 66%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Crime > Murder 4 839 $61,385 $5.99 13% 47% 3% 48%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Supernatural > Ghosts 305 10,188 $5,280 $4.49 13% 37% 23% 39%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Supernatural > Psychics 738 10,717 $1,675 $3.99 23% 30% 47% 72%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Supernatural > Vampires 291 11,316 $4,468 $3.99 17% 30% 13% 48%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery 3 306 $80,618 $4.99 13% 37% 3% 51%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Writing 412 87,331 $1,847 $16.5 30% 10% 0% 6%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Crime > Organized Crime 96 3,852 $7,708 $3.99 17% 47% 37% 69%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Crime > Serial Killers 23 1,720 $19,360 $4.49 13% 43% 0% 66%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Crime > Vigilante Justice 8 3,496 $10,059 $4.99 20% 47% 30% 78%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Supernatural > Werewolves & Shifters 370 11,316 $2,457 $3.99 23% 47% 23% 72%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Supernatural > Witches & Wizards 291 7,715 $5,362 $3.99 17% 43% 30% 66%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Spies & Politics > Assassinations 8 4,661 $13,113 $6.99 13% 33% 13% 69%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Spies & Politics > Conspiracies 69 3,341 $12,579 $5.99 20% 23% 20% 72%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Spies & Politics > Espionage 8 2,495 $21,624 $6.49 20% 37% 20% 60%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Spies & Politics > Political 8 2,612 $33,872 $8.9 17% 40% 10% 39%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Thrillers & Suspense > Spies & Politics > Terrorism 79 4,701 $11,266 $6.49 17% 20% 13% 60%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Anthologies 29 7,767 $1,035 $2.85 23% 33% 20% 60%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Cozy 2 1,482 $13,981 $2.99 20% 70% 17% 63%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Reference 11,914 199,875 $27 $0.99 47% 17% 47% 30%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Supernatural 35 3,002 $9,437 $3.75 23% 60% 17% 45%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Amateur Sleuths 36 2,322 $8,580 $1.99 17% 60% 30% 72%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Police Procedurals 3 714 $50,651 $5.99 13% 37% 3% 69%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Private Investigators 235 4,560 $11,836 $5.49 20% 33% 17% 57%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Traditional Detectives 96 4,393 $7,932 $3.99 20% 53% 13% 48%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Women Sleuths 14 799 $38,702 $4.99 20% 40% 7% 66%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Supernatural > Ghosts 99 5,182 $6,256 $3.99 17% 53% 33% 66%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Supernatural > Psychics 373 7,333 $5,139 $3.99 23% 63% 40% 72%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Supernatural > Vampires 373 7,932 $4,580 $3.99 20% 47% 17% 84%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Cozy > Animals 99 3,044 $5,856 $2.49 17% 80% 40% 75%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Cozy > Culinary 99 5,621 $5,023 $2.99 20% 73% 30% 75%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Hard-Boiled 589 9,593 $4,471 $4.99 23% 23% 17% 60%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Supernatural > Werewolves & Shifters 367 7,917 $4,133 $3.99 17% 57% 23% 87%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Supernatural > Witches & Wizards 373 6,568 $4,803 $3.99 20% 57% 23% 84%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > Cozy > Crafts & Hobbies 99 6,521 $4,939 $2.99 13% 70% 23% 81%
Books > Literature & Fiction > Action & Adventure > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense 8 1,119 $41,795 $6.49 27% 63% 17% 48%
Books > Literature & Fiction > African American > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense 2,761 32,891 $837 $2.99 17% 23% 17% 75%
Books > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery > International Mystery & Crime 58 3,227 $32,926 $7.49 27% 40% 23% 30%
Books > Literature & Fiction > Action & Adventure > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Mystery 7 606 $69,673 $14.99 27% 50% 3% 15%
Books > Literature & Fiction > Action & Adventure > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense > Crime 4 2,906 $43,388 $10.99 10% 53% 13% 39%

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