Which Types Of Audio Books Are Most Popular? | Writer’s Relief

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Writer’s Relief has learned that some types of books are more popular on audio than others. Here’s the breakdown:

 

In data drawn from its database of customer downloads, Audiobooks.com found that general fiction was its most popular subject area in 2016, accounting for 23% of all audiobook downloads. The only other category to capture a double-digit share of downloads was mystery/thriller, which had a 12% slice. The most popular nonfiction subject area was biography, which had an 8% share. Overall, fiction accounted for 64% of downloads and nonfiction 36%.

 

Read more about stats for audio books here.

 

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