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Black Friday Best Seller List

I recently made up a list of New Pulp releases and then checked their sales ranks on Amazon, making a wildly inaccurate “bestseller” list. It was so popular, I did it again.

This is not meant to be taken as a full list, mind you — it’s simply ten recent New Pulp releases that I was aware of.

Now, how Amazon calculates those things is mostly a trade secret and they vary wildly from day to day.If I checked this tomorrow, the list could be very different.

But these are the sales ranks as of Friday morning November 25, 2011. These sales ranks do not include sales from any site other than Amazon — so they don’t include Barnes and Noble or face-to-face sales or sales through any other website. It’s only sales through Amazon.

As an example, I know that Fortune’s Pawn is the bestselling book in Pro Se’s history but a large percentage of those sales obviously did not go through Amazon (at least not recently). So you have to take these sales ranks with a wink and a nod. Likewise, some things didn’t show up at all on Amazon or else had zero sales rank. That doesn’t mean that those books are not selling (I know they are!) but just that they aren’t selling yet through Amazon, for whatever reason.

Without further ado, here’s the completely and totally unofficial New Pulp bestseller list as of right now (title then sales rank):

1) Sherlock Holmes: The Crossovers by Various — 129,977
2) Doc Savage: The Desert Demons by Will Murray – 142,121
3) The Avenger: The Justice Inc. Files by Various — 252,427
4) Challenger Storm by Don Gates — 303,366
5) The Green Hornet Casefiles by Various — 449,253
6) Halloween Legion by Martin Powell —557,303
7) Hugh Monn, Private Detective by Lee Houston, Jr — 900,444
8 ) The Adventures of Lazarus Gray by Barry Reese – 1,053,911
9) Four Bullets for Dillon by Derrick Ferguson — 1,590,079
10) Creeping Dawn: The Rise of the Black Centipede by Chuck Miller — 1,623,714

For the first time since I started tracking these, we have a new best seller! And Challenger Storm makes a really strong debut on the charts!

It should be noted that the Sherlock Holmes book is PRE-ORDERS.

Take it all with a grain of salt, folks. If there’s a recent New Pulp title I seem to be forgetting, let me know and I’ll try to include it next time for a more accurate Top 10 on Amazon.

New Pulp Bestsellers

I recently made up a list of New Pulp releases and then checked their sales ranks on Amazon, making a wildly inaccurate “bestseller” list. It was so popular, I did it again.

This is not meant to be taken as a full list, mind you — it’s simply ten recent New Pulp releases that I was aware of.

Now, how Amazon calculates those things is mostly a trade secret and they vary wildly from day to day.If I checked this tomorrow, the list could be very different.

But these are the sales ranks as of Monday morning November 14, 2011. These sales ranks do not include sales from any site other than Amazon — so they don’t include Barnes and Noble or face-to-face sales or sales through any other website. It’s only sales through Amazon.

As an example, I know that Fortune’s Pawn is the bestselling book in Pro Se’s history but a large percentage of those sales obviously did not go through Amazon (at least not recently). So you have to take these sales ranks with a wink and a nod. Likewise, some things (like Airship’s most recent Challenger Storm release) didn’t show up at all on Amazon or else had zero sales rank. That doesn’t mean that those books are not selling (I know they are!) but just that they aren’t selling yet through Amazon, for whatever reason.

Without further ado, here’s the completely and totally unofficial New Pulp bestseller list as of right now (title then sales rank):

1) Doc Savage: The Desert Demons by Will Murray – 117,357
2) Sherlock Holmes: The Crossovers by Various  — 266,382
3) The Avenger: The Justice Inc. Files by Various — 399,246
4) Hugh Monn, Private Detective by Lee Houston, Jr — 565,234
5) The Adventures of Lazarus Gray by Barry Reese – 768,799
6) Four Bullets for Dillon by Derrick Ferguson — 905,916
7) Halloween Legion by Martin Powell —1,026,287
8 ) The Green Hornet Casefiles by Various — 1,074,749
9) Creeping Dawn: The Rise of the Black Centipede by Chuck Miller — 1,208,806
10) Mystery Men (& Women) Volume Two by Various — 1,611,936

It should be noted that the Sherlock Holmes book is PRE-ORDERS. The book won’t be released until January. Dangerous Games by Bobby Nash is not listed this time around, as I discovered the sales ranks I’d been using were for the Kindle and not print edition. When I looked just for print, it had no sales rank. I don’t think it’s fair to post Kindle vs. Print sales, due to the differences in pricing. Besides the Holmes book, the biggest mover was Four Bullets for Dillon, which jumped from #9 to #6.

Just missing the Top Ten were Damballa (2,082,569) and Fortune’s Pawn (2,404,026).

Take it all with a grain of salt, folks. If there’s a recent New Pulp title I seem to be forgetting, let me know and I’ll try to include it next time for a more accurate Top 10 on Amazon.

Wildly Inaccurate (But Fun!) New Pulp Best Sellers List – At Amazon

I recently made up a list of New Pulp releases and then checked their sales ranks on Amazon, making a wildly inaccurate “bestseller” list. It was so popular, I did it again.

This is not meant to be taken as a full list, mind you — it was literally just the list of 10 recent books that I could think of  at the time.

Now, how Amazon calculates those things is mostly a trade secret and they vary wildly from day to day.If I checked this tomorrow, the list could be very different.

But these are the sales ranks as of Tuesday morning November 8, 2011. These sales ranks do not include sales from any site other than Amazon — so they don’t include Barnes and Noble or face-to-face sales or sales through any other website. It’s only sales through Amazon.

As an example, I know that Fortune’s Pawn is the bestselling book in Pro Se’s history but a large percentage of those sales obviously did not go through Amazon (at least not recently). So you have to take these sales ranks with a wink and a nod. Likewise, some things (like Airship’s most recent Challenger Storm release) didn’t show up at all on Amazon or else had zero sales rank. That doesn’t mean that those books are not selling (I know they are!) but just that they aren’t selling yet through Amazon, for whatever reason.

Without further ado, here’s the completely and totally unofficial New Pulp bestseller list as of right now (title then sales rank):

1) Doc Savage: The Desert Demons by Will Murray – 59,802
2) Deadly Games by Bobby Nash — 169,629
3) The Avenger: The Justice Inc. Files by Various — 323,868
4) The Adventures of Lazarus Gray by Barry Reese – 630,802
5) Hugh Monn, Private Detective by Lee Houston, Jr — 773,860
6) Halloween Legion by Martin Powell — 836,094
7) The Green Hornet Casefiles by Various — 971,360
8 ) Creeping Dawn: The Rise of the Black Centipede by Chuck Miller — 993,615
9) Four Bullets for Dillon by Derrick Ferguson — 1,264,855
10) Damballa by Charles Saunders — 1,891,041

The order is fairly close to how it was before but almost all titles have seen major drops in their sales ranks — except for the top two, both of which dropped but not by much.

Take it all with a grain of salt, folks. If there’s a recent New Pulp title I seem to be forgetting, let me know and I’ll try to include it next time for a more accurate Top 10 on Amazon.

The Bestselling New Pulp

So every week I jump over to amazon and check to see what’s selling among my titles. But this week, I decided to do something different — I listed out 10 recent New Pulp releases (books from the past few months) and then went and checked their Amazon Sales Ranks.  This is not meant to be taken as a full list, mind you — it was literally just the list of 10 recent books that I could think of  at the time.

Now, how Amazon calculates those things is mostly a trade secret and they vary wildly from day to day.If I checked this tomorrow, the list could be very different.

But these are the sales ranks as of Monday Morning October 31, 2011 (Happy Halloween, btw). These sales ranks do not include sales from any site other than Amazon — so they don’t include Barnes and Noble or face-to-face sales or sales through any other website. It’s only sales through Amazon. As an example, I know that Fortune’s Pawn is the bestselling book in Pro Se’s history but a large percentage of those sales obviously did not go through Amazon (at least not recently). So you have to take these sales ranks with a grain of salt.

But it’s still kinda interesting.

Without further ado, here’s the completely and totally unofficial New Pulp bestseller list as of right now (title then sales rank):

1) Doc Savage: The Desert Demons by Will Murray – 57,919
2) Deadly Games by Bobby Nash — 110,294
3) The Adventures of Lazarus Gray by Barry Reese – 191,612
4) Creeping Dawn: The Rise of the Black Centipede by Chuck Miller – 254,905
5) Halloween Legion by Martin Powell — 287,159
6) The Avenger: The Justice Inc. Files by Various — 289,681
7) Four Bullets for Dillon by Derrick Ferguson — 333,029
8 ) Hugh Monn, Private Detective by Lee Houston, Jr — 360,749
9) The Green Hornet Casefiles by Various  – 794,351
10) Fortune’s Pawn by Nancy Hansen — 2,140,604