Overview

From a newspaper article about analyzing amazon e-book sales by genre and publisher. Unfortunately, they do not have information on the book's title or author. This collection includes 54,000 titles spanning across several genres and types of publishing companies, practically every book on every Amazon bestseller list. Along with publisher information, it also includes the book's overall Amazon Kindle store sales ranking.

http://authorearnings.com/report/september-2015-author-earnings-report/

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JSON Path Type Comment Example Value
[0].publisher.type unicode The type, or size, of the publisher (e.g, "indie", "small", "big five", etc.) big five
[0].publisher.name unicode The name of the publisher. Katherine Tegen Books
[0].genre unicode The genre of the book, either "fiction", "non-fiction", "genre fiction", "childrens", "comics", or "foreign language". Some books originally had more than one genre, but this was simplified down to the most prominent genre. genre fiction
[0].publisher dict {u'type': u'big five', u'name': u'Katherine Tegen Books'}
[0].sold by unicode The actual company that sold this book, as oppposed to the company that published it. HarperCollins Publishers
[0].statistics dict {u'sales rank': 1, u'sale price': 4.88, u'total reviews': 9604, u'average rating': 4.57}
[0].daily dict {u'publisher revenue': 20496.0, u'amazon revenue': 6832.0, u'author revenue': 6832.0, u'gross sales': 34160.0, u'units sold': 7000}
[0].daily.publisher revenue float The amount of money that the publisher made per day on this book, in dollars. 20496.0
[0].daily.amazon revenue float The amount of money that Amazon made per day on this book, in dollars. 6832.0
[0].daily.author revenue float The amount of money that the author made per day on this book, in dollars. 6832.0
[0].daily.units sold int The number of books sold per day. 7000
[0].daily.gross sales float The total amount of money that was made per day on this book, in dollars. 34160.0
[0].statistics.sales rank int The ranking of this book, compared to other books. A higher rank indicates a more popular book. 1
[0].statistics.sale price float The cost of this book on Amazon, in dollars. 4.88
[0].statistics.total reviews int The number of people who have reviewed this book. 9604
[0].statistics.average rating float The average rating of this book, on a five-point scale, as determined by customers. 4.57