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Science Fiction & Fantasy Monthly Trends (January 12, 2021)

Science Fiction & Fantasy Month in Summary

This month there were 228 new books in the bestselling 400 books.View them on Amazon.

The median (50th-ranked) book was at Best Sellers Rank 3503, increased between 15 and 20% from last month. Half the books in the bestselling 400 were between ranks 1334 and 9673.

  • There were 162 standalone books, and 238 books which were in 173 unique series.
  • There were 171 books in KU, and 229 wide.
  • There were 80 books published by an imprint of a major traditional publisher, and 320 books estimated to be independent or self-published.

Trending topic tags this week were .See the whole list of topics.

Frequent words in titles this week were paranormal(18), dragon(16), fantasy(16) and world(12). See the whole list.

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Sales Rank Distribution


Price Breakdown


Covers


Trending in Blurbs

Frequent words in blurbs this month were new(153), world(138), life(131) and time(111). See the whole list.

Blurbs had a median of 12 sentences across 5 paragraphs. Text analysis of the blurbs in the Top 100 suggests:

  • 312 were written in third-person
  • 84 were written in first-person
  • 1 of the first-person blurbs had more than one point of view

Setting vs Character in Blurbs

In this plot, each dot is a blurb. The percentages show how much of each blurb is about characters, and how much is about setting and events. Neither is better than the other, but this plot shows us whether blurbs in the Top 100 are mostly about one or the other, or a mixture.

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