Hi, isn't it odd how a book can do well on only one side of the pond?
My newest children's picture ebook, 'Pipsey the Penguin', is selling like hot muffins in the US, but only a dribble in UK.
Whereas one of my first ever picture ebooks, 'Hairy Scary Spider?' sells into the double figures every day in the UK, but takes a week in the US to do the same.
Why is that?
Are our tastes so different?
In a nutshell, yes. That is why Published books have different cover art depending on where they are released. Think Harry Potter.
When I sent my story "A Little Bear Behind..." to a publisher long ago, they were very interested, but after months of this and that, they decided it wasn't international enough.
They said it wouldn't work in the US because of the word 'bottom', but this one actually sells more in the US than in the UK!
Great cover art!
From my own experience, my book sells better on Amazon UK than on the U.S., and, judging by the (albeit limited) reviews, UK readers seem to focus more on the theme of the work than U.S. readers, which is interesting to me. So, it is not simply the sales, but how any given story is viewed.
I think its cultural difference. Maybe. No clue.