Book Genres That Are Selling GREAT Right Now

Book Genres That Are Selling GREAT Right Now

According to a recent email we received from Ingram, the largest distributor, the following book genres are selling GREAT!

Weeks 3/20/20 – 4/11/20

Humor – Average sales growth up 1085% (Everybody needs a laugh right now!)

Young Adult Fiction – up 843% (Students are stuck at home.)

Fiction – up 509% (We’re all looking for an escape these days.)

Business & Economics – up 377% (Perhaps people are brushing up on new business skills while they’re not working, or working at home.)

Social Science – up 319% (This includes economics, or “the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.“)

Nature – up 317% (Perhaps this is related to the new burgeoning homeschool market.)

Juvenile fiction – up 305% (Kids need entertainment right now, too.)

Bibles – up 296% (With the state of the world right now, that one isn’t a surprise.)

You can read many more genres and sales growth percentages RIGHT HERE.

If you have a manuscript you’ve been waiting to publish, now is the time to pull it out, polish it, and get it on the market. People are buying more books because they’re inexpensive entertainment. 🙂

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One Response to "Book Genres That Are Selling GREAT Right Now"

  1. Cheryl Tuskes  May 3, 2020 at 9:15 am

    I’m interested in seeing what these numbers will look like when everything goes back to “normal”.