BISAC Categories Currently Selling Well*

WEEKS 8/30 - 9/12

BISAC Average Sales Growth
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Corruption & Misconduct 814%
SELF-HELP / Happiness 469%
FICTION (Mystery & Detective, Science Fiction)182%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political 147%

WEEKS 8/23 - 9/5

BISAC Average Sales Growth
REFERENCE / Almanacs 2009%
RELIGION / Exegesis & Hermeneutics 1166%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS (General, Action & Adventure)927%
FICTION 829%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports 648%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION (Fairy Tales & Folklore, Dark Fantasy, Royalty)495%
HISTORY / General 324%
COOKING (Health & Healing, Weight Control, Middle Eastern)302%
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals 267%
JUVENILE NONFICTION (Birds, Biography & Autobiography, Sports & Recreation, Halloween)265%
HUMOR / Marriage & Family 261%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (Corruption & Misconduct, History & Theory, Nationalism & Patriotism)248%
NATURE / Marine Life 159%
PERFORMING ARTS / Science Fiction & Fantasy144%
GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Video & Mobile126%

WEEKS 8/16 - 8/29

BISAC Average Sales Growth
TRAVEL / Maps & Road Atlases3248%
COOKING (Cookies, Asian)919%
JUVENILE FICTION561%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Horror548%
SCIENCE (Neuroscience, Entomology)494%
PHILOSOPHY / Essays 426%
FICTION / Mystery & Detective391%
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / General 338%
SOCIAL SCIENCE (Conspiracy Theories, Popular Culture, Social Theory)321%
POETRY (Hispanic American, Anthologies (multiple authors))273%
ARCHITECTURE / Design, Drafting, Drawing & Presentation254%
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Readers241%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY236%
REFERENCE / Genealogy & Heraldry 236%
MATHEMATICS / Mathematical Analysis 213%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS 211%
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Activists205%
HISTORY / China 204%
JUVENILE NONFICTION 194%
SELF-HELP / Abuse 193%
RELIGION (Christmas & Advent, Taoism (see also PHILOSOPHY / Taoist))182%
NATURE / Essays177%
MUSIC (Pop Vocal, Guitar)175%
BIBLES (New International Version, New Revised Standard Version)129%
MEDICAL / Perinatology & Neonatology126%

WEEKS 8/9 - 8/22

BISAC Average Sales Growth
SELF-HELP / Time Management 666%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS (Macroeconomics, Entrepreneurship, Sales & Selling, Workplace Culture)448%
PSYCHOLOGY / Addiction 428%
FICTION (African American, Small Town & Rural)353%
HISTORY (Russia & the Former Soviet Union, US State & Local, US Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX))335%
HEALTH & FITNESS / Alzheimer's & Dementia330%
RELIGION330%
JUVENILE FICTION (Medieval, Christmas & Advent, Halloween, United States)315%
POETRY / Death, Grief, Loss 275%
JUVENILE NONFICTION (Business & Economics, Health & Daily Living, Trees & Forests, Values & Virtues)248%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY (Composers & Musicians, Lawyers & Judges)241%
EDUCATION (Curricula, Educational Policy & Reform)234%
MEDICAL (Dictionaries & Terminology, Infectious Diseases, Nursing)233%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (American Government, Conservatism & Liberalism, Political Process)209%
SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball207%
SOCIAL SCIENCE (Media Studies, Penology)189%
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse152%
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES (Journalism, Sign Language)148%
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy148%
ARCHITECTURE / Decoration & Ornament 142%

WEEKS 8/2 - 8/15

BISAC Average Sales Growth
HISTORY / Social History3507%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Science Fiction1339%
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Security (National & International) 1224%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Royalty 1155%
HUMOR (History; Men, Women & Relationships)517%
JUVENILE FICTION (Biographical, Sexual Abuse)277%
COMPUTERS / Business & Productivity Software 259%
JUVENILE NONFICTION (Biography & Autobiography, Archaeology, Railroads & Trains)236%
SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball229%
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT (Ancient Mysteries & Controversial Knowledge, Channeling & Mediumship)220%
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Christian 190%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS (Customer Relations, Economic Conditions)181%
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies 174%
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Multi-Language Dictionaries173%
BIBLES / New American Bible165%
SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects138%
COOKING (Gluten-Free, Southern States (American))137%
EDUCATION / Student Life & Student Affairs132%
SELF-HELP / Communication & Social Skills129%
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / General 128%

WEEKS 7/26 - 8/8

BISAC Average Sales Growth
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance 8137%
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes & Economic Disparity7036%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION (Ghost Stories, Media Tie-In, Paranormal Romance)3399%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Activists 2175%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Dystopian894%
FICTION 714%
TRUE CRIME / Organized Crime510%
TRAVEL (China, United States West)481%
NATURE (Birds, Birdwatching Guides)322%
STUDY AIDS / Advanced Placement 284%
RELIGION274%
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics270%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (American Government, Commentary & Opinion, Corruption & Misconduct, Campaigns & Elections)269%
SPORTS & RECREATION / Swimming & Diving266%
COOKING / Indian & South Asian 254%
PSYCHOLOGY / Emotions254%
SCIENCE / Astrophysics248%
MEDICAL / Pharmacology 230%
PERFORMING ARTS / Science Fiction & Fantasy213%
SELF-HELP / Aging176%
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Inspirational & Personal Growth 176%
COMPUTERS / Certification Guides165%
BIBLES (Christian Standard Bible, Nueva Version International)154%
JUVENILE FICTION 153%
GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Sudoku139%
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / School Age 135%
EDUCATION / Educational Psychology134%
HEALTH & FITNESS / Food Content Guides 126%

WEEKS 7/18 - 8/1

BISAC Average Sales Growth
ART (General, Graffiti & Street Art)2595%
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION (Social Activists, African American, Friendship)891%
FICTION851%
HISTORY / Jewish 803%
PERFORMING ARTS (Animation, Film)593%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY (Royalty)380%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS (Sales & Selling, Strategic Planning)370%
PHILOSOPHY / Essays 316%
COOKING / California Style296%
HUMOR / Marriage & Family 237%
JUVENILE NONFICTION 237%
NATURE / Insects & Spiders 229%
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition192%
BIBLES (Christian Standard Bible, English Standard Version, New King James Version)186%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (American Government, Civics & Citizenship, History & Theory, Military Policy)186%
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays 179%
SOCIAL SCIENCE (Anthropology, Sociology)178%
JUVENILE FICTION (Legends, Myths, Fables; Africa; Hispanic & Latino)171%
RELIGION (Christian Education, Catechisms)157%
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Decorating 154%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION (Humorous, Short Stories)149%
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Sign Language 145%
EDUCATION / Classroom Management 136%

WEEKS 7/12 - 7/25

BISAC Average Sales Growth
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts1962%
JUVENILE NONFICTION (Size & Shape, Farm & Ranch Life, Poetry, Zoology)999%
FICTION / Christian 429%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS (Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir)329%
TRAVEL / Asia 301%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (Civics & Citizenship, Commentary & Opinion, Russian & Former Soviet Union)293%
POETRY / General 220%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History 213%
TRUE CRIME (Organized Crime, White Collar Crime)209%
HISTORY / General 197%
LAW (Criminal Law, General Practice)190%
JUVENILE FICTION (Law & Crime, Middle East)186%
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Violence in Society184%
RELIGION (Evangelism; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Islam; Religion, Politics & State)176%
MEDICAL (Infectious Diseases, Psychiatry)175%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION (Comics & Graphic Novels; Legends, Myths, Fables)147%
PETS / Cats145%
COOKING / Cookies139%

WEEKS 7/5 - 7/18

BISAC Average Sales Growth
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State4160%
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS (Children with Special Needs, Friendship)1024%
FICTION 962%
HEALTH & FITNESS (Beauty & Grooming, Diet & Nutrition, Nervous System Diseases, Safety)664%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS (Fantasy, Yaoi)617%
HUMOR (Parodies, Business & Professional)519%
JUVENILE NONFICTION 417%
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Corruption & Misconduct365%
JUVENILE FICTION 352%
BIBLES (New International Reader's Version, New King James Version)222%
CRAFTS & HOBBIES (Crocheting, Sewing)197%
MATHEMATICS / Applied 188%
EDUCATION (Computers & Technology, Science & Technology)163%
RELIGION (Pastoral Resources, Biblical Studies)156%
COOKING (Confectionery, European, Vegetables)148%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS (Economics, Investments & Securities, Organizational Behavior, Women in Business) 143%
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Angels & Spirit Guides 141%
POETRY (Ancient & Classical, Medieval)141%
PHOTOGRAPHY / Aerial 140%
GARDENING / Garden Design133%

WEEKS 6/28 - 7/11

BISAC Average Sales Growth
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Sexuality689%
TRUE CRIME / General633%
COMPUTERS / Online Safety & Privacy 526%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION ((Light Novel (Ranobe), Emigration & Immigration, Sexual Abuse))525%
STUDY AIDS ((College Guides; MCAT (Medical College Admission Test))497%
FICTION (Biographical, African American Romance, Christian Romance, Colonial America & Revolution)367%
JUVENILE NONFICTION 364%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS (Women in Business, Digital Marketing)363%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (Nationalism & Patriotism, Campaigns & Elections)334%
RELIGION (Christian Education, Evangelism)315%
PERFORMING ARTS / Broadway & Musicals 304%
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases 300%
EDUCATION 297%
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Essays266%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS (Manga, Horror, Romance, Action & Adventure)262%
GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Optical Illusions / General / General250%
HEALTH & FITNESS / Contagious Diseases231%
JUVENILE FICTION223%
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology 203%
NATURE / Insects & Spiders 197%
MATHEMATICS / General 193%
ART / Painting 186%
CRAFTS & HOBBIES (Decorating, Embroidery)185%
SCIENCE / Physics185%
COOKING / Natural Foods 162%
HUMOR (Cultural, Ethnic & Regional; Politics)152%
PHILOSOPHY / Eastern 138%
TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues 136%
HISTORY / United States Military129%
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Alphabets & Writing Systems125%

WEEKS 6/21 - 7/4

BISAC Average Sales Growth
SCIENCE (Global Warming & Climate Change, Natural History)1139%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY (People with Disabilities, Royalty)356%
FICTION 343%
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / French278%
GARDENING / Reference255%
COOKING / Baking, American (Southern), Mexican, Seafood233%
JUVENILE NONFICTION218%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (Intelligence & Espionage, Conservatism & Liberalism)199%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION (LGBT, Historical)188%
PERFORMING ARTS / Broadway & Musicals 166%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Decision-Making & Problem Solving 145%
STUDY AIDS / Advanced Placement 145%
RELIGION / Poetry & Wisdom Literature 136%
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy127%

WEEKS 6/14 - 6/27

BISAC Average Sales Growth
PETS / Dogs 1460%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political1139%
SELF-HELP / Communication & Social Skills 370%
JUVENILE NONFICTION (People & Places, Zoology)365%
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy 349%
SOCIAL SCIENCE (Emigration & Immigration, Media Studies)309%
ART / Painting 278%
SPORTS & RECREATION / Extreme Sports 271%
SCIENCE / Chemistry 239%
FICTION / Fantasy (Action & Adventure, Humorous), Multicultural & Interracial Romance, International Crime & Mystery238%
TRUE CRIME / Serial Killers 202%
COOKING (Ice Cream, Ices, etc., Vegetables)172%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Manga168%
JUVENILE FICTION (Cats, Health & Daily Living, United States Civil War Period, Christian)152%
HISTORY / United States 152%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General 138%
PHILOSOPHY / Ancient & Classical 132%

WEEKS 6/7 - 6/20

BISAC Average Sales Growth
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology 1884%
NATURE (Endangered Species, Plants)1762%
JUVENILE FICTION (People & Places, Prejudice & Racism)1495%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / General 561%
HISTORY / United States523%
FICTION (African American, Fantasy)522%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (American Government, Civil Rights, Political Ideologies, Political Process)518%
RELIGION (Christian Rituals & Practice, Pentecostal & Charismatic, Prayer)448%
HUMOR (Adult, Marriage & Family, Politics)385%
BIBLES / English Standard Version349%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION (Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Europe)253%
SCIENCE / Microbiology 244%
TRAVEL / South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV), Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY)213%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS (Corporate & Business History, Decision-Making & Problem Solving)208%
COOKING / Beverages 191%
MEDICAL / Medical Coding & Billing177%
JUVENILE NONFICTION169%
POETRY / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh146%
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Angels & Spirit Guides 141%
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages 141%
DESIGN / Fashion & Accessories129%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports126%

WEEKS 5/31 - 6/13

BISAC Average Sales Growth
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Reference1125%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (Campaigns & Elections, Economic Policy)922%
FICTION (Fantasy, Mystery & Detective)702%
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies 433%
MUSIC / Rock 381%
TRAVEL (Food, Lodging & Transportation; Pictorials)256%
SCIENCE / Life Sciences 223%
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Siblings 214%
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Divination 197%
SPORTS & RECREATION (Hunting, Tennis)191%
HISTORY (World War II, United States)184%
SELF-HELP / Creativity 169%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION (Comics & Graphic Novels, Emotions & Feelings)167%
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography166%
JUVENILE FICTION (Baseball & Softball, Basketball)161%
RELIGION / Christian Education 136%
PSYCHOLOGY / Emotions 129%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Culinary125%

WEEKS 5/24 - 6/6

BISAC Average Sales Growth
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION 1388%
SPORTS & RECREATION (Fishing, Golf)777%
POLITICAL SCIENCE 602%
HUMOR / Celebrity & Popular Culture523%
SOCIAL SCIENCE466%
JUVENILE NONFICTION 416%
JUVENILE FICTION 354%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION349%
ART / Popular Culture349%
HISTORY314%
EDUCATION (Aims & Objectives; Educational Psychology; Multicultural Education; Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects)297%
SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects270%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS (Sports, Nonfiction, Superheroes)245%
LITERARY CRITICISM / African American 244%
FICTION / Christian 230%
RELIGION204%
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / African American 195%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY (Cultural Heritage, Lawyers & Judges, Literary)183%
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS (General, Later Years)159%
BIBLES / Christian Standard Bible158%
POETRY / African American 140%
SELF-HELP / Self-Esteem 126%

WEEKS 5/17 - 5/30

BISAC Average Sales Growth
RELIGION / Christian Education1277%
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights 546%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION (Romance, Emigration & Immigration, Emotions & Feelings) 446%
FICTION (African American, Mystery & Detective, Thrillers)419%
DRAMA (American, Shakespeare)355%
BIBLES (Christian Standard Bible, New International Version)338%
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography (Historical; Cultural, Ethnic & Regional)338%
SOCIAL SCIENCE 292%
JUVENILE NONFICTION 283%
JUVENILE FICTION (Biographical; Paranormal, Occult & Supernatural; People & Places)273%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Law Enforcement262%
SCIENCE (Environmental Science, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Physics)247%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Computers & Information Technology 229%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Romance180%
HUMOR / Business & Professional 170%
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / African American165%
SPORTS & RECREATION / Shooting161%
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Speech & Pronunciation155%
MEDICAL / Essays 146%
LITERARY CRITICISM (African American, Books & Reading)144%
TRUE CRIME / Organized Crime 129%
ART / Techniques125%

WEEKS 5/10 - 5/23

BISAC Average Sales Growth
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Dystopian1410%
JUVENILE NONFICTION853%
BIBLES / Christian Standard Bible614%
JUVENILE FICTION596%
FICTION (Thriller, Mystery & Detective, Urban, Romance)456%
SPORTS & RECREATION / Tennis260%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS (Economic History, Investments & Securities, Strategic Planning, Business Life - Inspirational)240%
RELIGION (Islam, Meditations)230%
HISTORY (21st Century, Expeditions & Discoveries, Maritime History & Piracy)194%
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology187%
SCIENCE / Virology 187%
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Angels & Spirit Guides 179%
EDUCATION (Educational Psychology, Leadership)163%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Artists, Architects, Photographers155%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS (Sports, Media Tie-In)150%
DRAMA (American, Shakespeare)142%
TRANSPORTATION / Aviation134%
POETRY / European134%
POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government131%
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Africa127%

WEEKS 5/3 - 5/16

BISAC Average Sales Growth
FICTION (Fantasy, Science Fiction)547%
HISTORY / United States 433%
BIBLES (New King James Version, New International Version)402%
JUVENILE NONFICTION330%
SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball325%
HUMOR / Puns & Wordplay319%
MEDICAL (Public Health, Infectious Diseases, Mental Health)289%
TRUE CRIME / White Collar Crime283%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General257%
PSYCHOLOGY (Personality, Grief & Loss)250%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Adaptations241%
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Knots, Macrame & Rope Work / General / General217%
SCIENCE / Virology217%
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS (Conflict Resolution, Friendship)200%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS (Corporate & Business History, Human Resources & Personnel Management)193%
COOKING (Seasonal, Essays & Narratives)186%
PETS / Dogs186%
EDUCATION (Science & Technology, Language Experience Approach, Classroom Management)183%
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies178%
RELIGION (Buddhism, Christian Living)168%
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / African American148%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance126%

WEEKS 4/26 - 5/9

BISAC Average Sales Growth
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy 888%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (Political Advocacy, Economic Policy)843%
JUVENILE NONFICTION (Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science; Reference; Rocks & Minerals; Toys, Dolls & Puppets)541%
ART / Film & Video442%
FICTION 384%
REFERENCE / Genealogy & Heraldry355%
RELIGION (Discipleship, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon), Devotional Journal)299%
STUDY AIDS / MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) 260%
COOKING (Cookies, French, Chinese)255%
BIBLES (New International Version, English Standard Version)240%
LAW / Civil Law 228%
SOCIAL SCIENCE / African American Studies217%
MEDICAL / Nursing215%
EDUCATION (Aims & Objectives; Leadership; Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects)215%
ARCHITECTURE / Interior Design206%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Ethics199%
HUMOR / Animals 192%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION192%
CRAFTS & HOBBIES (Decorating, Flower Arranging)172%
HISTORY (Ancient, Rome, Jewish)160%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State154%
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS (Life Stages, Parenting)154%
SELF-HELP / Self-Esteem 146%
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION (Puzzles & Word Games, Biography & Autobiography) 141%
POETRY / Anthologies (multiple authors) 134%
GARDENING (Flowers, Reference)133%
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / English as a Second Language129%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Manga125%

WEEKS 4/19 - 5/2

BISAC Average Sales Growth
FICTION 640%
HEALTH & FITNESS 610%
PERFORMING ARTS (Screenwriting)505%
LITERARY CRITICISM (Books & Reading)465%
HISTORY (General, 21st Century, World)461%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY (Artists, Architects, Photographers)438%
ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Bottles438%
RELIGION350%
SOCIAL SCIENCE (Anthropology, Criminology, Folklore & Mythology, Future Studies)346%
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION (LGBT, Christian)322%
EDUCATION (Classroom Management, Multicultural Education, Communicative Disorders)253%
PHOTOGRAPHY (Digital)219%
SCIENCE (Astronomy)196%
TRAVEL (Maps & Road Atlases, Parks & Campgrounds, Pictorials, Adventure)194%
COOKING 186%
NATURE (Birdwatching Guides, Plants)182%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (Geopolitics, Radicalism)181%
BIBLES (English Standard Version, New International Version)172%
SELF-HELP (Codependency, Memory Improvement, Substance Abuse & Addictions)170%
SPORTS & RECREATION (Fishing, Football, Golf, Swimming & Diving)170%
JUVENILE NONFICTION (Parents, Zoology)164%
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT (Astrology, Healing, Occultism, Spiritualism)163%
DESIGN / Fashion & Accessories158%
MUSIC (Composition, Printed Music)149%
HUMOR (Parodies, Celebrity & Popular Culture, Marriage & Family)142%
JUVENILE FICTION (Occult & Supernatural, Time Travel)142%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Manga141%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Manga134%
MEDICAL (Alternative & Complementary Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Neuroscience)132%
LAW (Legal Education)131%
TRANSPORTATION (Ships & Shipbuilding)127%
TRUE CRIME / General 125%

WEEKS 4/12 - 4/25

BISAC Average Sales Growth
HUMOR / Marriage & Family533%
GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Trivia499%
FICTION / Romance430%
SELF-HELP 335%
COOKING 280%
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics 273%
MUSIC (Rap & Hip Hop, Instruction & Study)269%
EDUCATION / Leadership265%
REFERENCE / General 235%
PSYCHOLOGY (Psychopathology, Education & Training, Grief & Loss, Interpersonal Relations)234%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Track & Field222%
BIBLES / New International Version220%
POETRY (Ancient & Classical, African American)220%
ART (Popular Culture, Hispanic American)217%
STUDY AIDS / Professional 205%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS 201%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY 198%
NATURE (Mushrooms, Fish)198%
SCIENCE / Physics 191%
RELIGION 181%
JUVENILE NONFICTION180%
HISTORY (Expeditions & Discoveries, World, France)167%
JUVENILE FICTION (Blended Families, Holidays & Celebrations, Hispanic & Latino)165%
SPORTS & RECREATION / Bodybuilding & Weight Training 158%
HEALTH & FITNESS (Diet & Nutrition, Diseases)149%
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / English as a Second Language136%
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Constitutions135%
COMPUTERS / Artificial Intelligence 128%

WEEKS 4/5 - 4/18

BISAC Average Sales Growth
HEALTH & FITNESS / Exercise 85%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS (Sports, Media Tie-In)83%
TRUE CRIME / Murder78%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS (Careers, Decision-Making & Problem Solving, Mentoring & Coaching, E-Commerce)77%
EDUCATION (Administration, Professional Development, Teaching Methods & Materials)77%
JUVENILE FICTION (US General, US Colonial & Revolutionary Periods)77%
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Grammar & Punctuation76%
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY (Political, Science & Technology)76%
COOKING (General, Canning & Preserving)76%
JUVENILE NONFICTION (Biography & Autobiography, Money, Mathematics, Environmental Conservation & Protection)76%
FICTION (African American, Crime, Dark Fantasy, Political)74%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (Campaigns & Elections, National & International Security)71%
SCIENCE (Oceanography, Global Warming & Climate Change)71%
PHILOSOPHY / General70%
POETRY / African American 69%
DESIGN / Typography69%
STUDY AIDS / MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)65%
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Grandparenting65%
TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues63%
SELF-HELP (Memory Improvement, Sexual Instruction)62%
TRANSPORTATION / Piloting & Flight Instruction62%
HISTORY / United States 61%

WEEKS 3/29 - 4/11

BISAC Average Sales Growth
HUMOR (Animals, History)1085%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION (Comics & Graphic Novels, Novels in Verse, Romance)843%
FICTION (Fantasy, Mystery & Detective)509%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Computers & Information Technology377%
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues319%
NATURE / Plants317%
JUVENILE FICTION (Animals, Family, Religion)305%
BIBLES 296%
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION (Activity Books, Cooking & Food, Social Topics)282%
GARDENING / Container266%
TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues235%
TRUE CRIME / General220%
GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Crosswords192%
ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Coins, Currency & Medals181%
JUVENILE NONFICTION (Adventure & Adventurers, Religious)180%
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Media Tie-In175%
RELIGION (Christian Theology, Christian Living)163%
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater161%
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Woodwork153%

WEEKS 3/8 - 3/22

BISAC Average Sales Growth
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES (Handwriting, Spelling & Vocabulary) 764.58%
CRAFTS & HOBBIES 646.49%
COOKING (Juices & Smoothies, Bread, Desserts, Cancer, American) 472.43%
FICTION (Fantasy, Magical Realism, Paranormal Romance, Thrillers) 421.16%
MATHEMATICS / General 398.29%
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT (Astrology, Channeling & Mediumship) 306.90%
SELF-HELP  / Anger Management (see also FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS  /  Anger) 304.73%
EDUCATION 291.97%
RELIGION / Judaism 277.78%
ART 248.34%
JUVENILE NONFICTION 238.44%
REFERENCE (Personal & Practical, Emergency Preparedness) 236.44%
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Activities 235.84%
SOCIAL SCIENCE  / Sociology of Religion 212.50%
GAMES & ACTIVITIES 211.60%
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION (US History, Algebra, Christian Devotional and Prayer) 188.06%
HOUSE & HOME / Sustainable Living 178.64%
GARDENING / General 169.94%
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING  / Animal Husbandry 169.90%
NATURE (Endangered Species, Plants) 168.79%
HUMOR 168.73%
JUVENILE FICTION 154.78%
SPORTS & RECREATION (Camping, Coaching Basketball, Motor Sports 142.81%
POLITICAL SCIENCE (American Government) 141.03%
YOUNG ADULT FICTION (Emotions & Feelings, Friendship, Track & Field) 136.10%
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Computers & Information Technology 135.86%


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*Percentages represent average sales growth for BISAC categories with over 125% growth between the weeks listed, according to NPD BookScan data.