What sub-genre saw the most growth between 2017 and 2018? It was Fiction / Asian American, which increased 384% in print unit sales largely thanks to Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians, China Rich Girlfriend, and Rich People Problems.
More insights like this, including other top titles and categories that saw significant increases over 2017, can be found in the 2018 edition of BookNet Canada’s annual The Canadian Book Market report. It’s a comprehensive guide to the national print trade market with detailed information on more than 50 subject categories, including:
• market share;
• weekly unit sales;
• average selling price by format;
• top 10 hardcover and paperback sellers;
• year-over-year analysis;
• and more!
The report also includes insights into consumer buying behaviour, library use, and, for the first time this year, top-level highlights from the French Canadian market.
To read a sample of the report and get your copy, visit booknetcanada.ca/canadian-book-market. Special pricing is available for those who subscribe to BNC SalesData.