A very nice lady I know wrote a book that was published in 1996. Something happened yesterday that made me curious about how well that book was selling these days at Amazon. I was fascinated to watch it climb from a Best Sellers Rank of 2067th place to 117th place in Amazon Kindle sales in just 10 hours.
I decided to compare her sales ranking against somebody really rich and famous who just published her own book and is currently on tour crisscrossing the land, beating the bushes to find people to buy it, accompanied by a torrent of free, non-stop main stream media publicity.
18 year old book written by a really nice author who is currently swanning around the Greek Isles with her family:
Latest book published by former Secretary of State and First Lady of the United States:
I'm laughing how Megan's book is categorized at Amazon. Don't you think anything written by a Clinton would come under the categories of Royalty, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales and Myths? I certainly do! And yet, Amazon categorizes Hillary under Gender Studies, Women's Studies and Political.
I know tis but a fleeting thing, but those are good too.
Update: The Thief is now at #92 on the Kindle Best Sellers list at Amazon.