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Free resource! I’ve compiled a list of 65 bestselling books, and deconstructed each by total word count, number of chapters, and average words per chapter. The books are sorted by genre, including: Young Adult Dystopian Fantasy Mysteries & Thrillers Science Fiction Romance Children’s Books Children’s Chapter Books Memoir Historical & Literary Horror & Zombies Bonus! Series/Trilogies

Download 65 Bestselling Word Counts, Organized by Genre (free resource!)

I’ve compiled a list of 65 bestselling books, and deconstructed each by total word count, number of chapters, and average words per chapter. The books are sorted by genre, including: Young Adult Dystopian Fantasy Mysteries & Thrillers Scien

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Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone is about 77,500 words total. Twilight is about 119,000 words total. The Hunger Games is about 99,750 words total. This averages to about 98,750 words per novel.  However, I understand that the length of Twilight is unusually long for a debut novel.  If the word count of Twilight is disregarded, the average becomes around 88,625.

Words Counts of Bestselling Novels

Commonalities in total word count, chapter word count, and chapter count per best selling series.

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