Thursday, February 16, 2006

Buying Trends by Book Genre

More book publishing statistics for 2004-2005 are appearing. The following pertains to fiction sales.

Romance novels lead the way with 39.3% of sales.
Next were mystery books at 29.6%
Followed by general fiction with 12.9% of sales.

When the figures are added, they total 81.80%. Thus, 18.2% of fiction books sales appear to fall outside of the three categories. What must they be?

Whatever they are, romance or mystery genres are the ones to focus upon if book sales are important to you.

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