Find how many self-help books were published in 2018 and 2019, along with how many sold, not including mental health or illness for a competitive landscape.
Self-improvement books have done well in recent years, with a slew of new titles appearing in 2015 and 2016. This is now an $800 million market that’s growing 6% per year. There were no major blockbusters such as The Secret, but a good number of other popular titles were released and sold well.
Good Reads publishes the most popular books by year. They also publish a list of the most popular self-help books.