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Popular Genres of Fiction Books

On January 23, 2012 By Jesus

Popular Genres of Fiction Books Fiction books represent about 16 percent of the total books published in the U.S. each year, but their sales numbers and power to stay in print traditionally exceed those of nonfiction books.  With e-Book sales increasing every quarter, officially eclipsing the sales of paperback books in February, 2011, brand-new and [...]

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Did you know Ender’s Game is the bestselling science fiction book of all time?           By the way, Dune is number the number 2 bestselling science fiction book of all time! It’s been twenty six years since the bestselling Science Fiction Book of all time was written by Orson Scott Card.  [...]

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Many people seek out science fiction books in order to, like Star Trek’s many ships and missions, “explore strange new worlds,” and “go where no one has gone before.” Without the thousands of other worlds depicted by science fiction authors throughout the 20th Century and into the 21st, it’s unlikely that as many as 80% [...]

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Science fiction books are often thought to emphasize “ideas” over characters and stories. Science fiction authors, however, have also created some of the most memorable characters ever found in fiction. Some of these characters are genuine heroes, set in unforgettable tales of adventure and wonder. Golden Age Heroes of Science Fiction Books and Series Edgar [...]

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Forgotten Authors of Fiction Books   After major religious books like The Bible and the Q’uran, number six on the bestselling books of all time is the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling, with an estimated 107 million copies sold as of 2010. Other top authors who have [...]

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What are some of the top fantasy books of last year?   Explore the top fantasy books authors and their new creations   2010 was a great year for traditional fantasy books, with new books by well-known and bestselling authors like George R.R. Martin, Tad Williams, Brandon Sanderson (who is also completing Robert Jordan’s Wheel [...]

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Find all Your Fiction Books as E-Books   Publishing industry authority Bowker estimates that fiction books represent about 16 percent of the total books published in the U.S. each year.  As recently as 2006, paperback books were the major publishing format for fiction books, with 65 percent of romance books, 61 percent of science fiction [...]

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Let’s get the Fiction Books Statistics  According to the Google Book Project, throughout modern recorded history, nearly 130 million book titles have been published.  In August, 2010, Google software engineer Leonid Taycher described Google’s analysis and algorithms for identifying and quantifying the total number of books published. Google Books refers to books that include the same [...]

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