Amazon.com is giving 4 weeks of free Bookscan numbers to U.S. authors. If you’re signed up for their Author Central, you can see sales not only for the Amazon.com site, but for all booksellers who report to Bookscan. Details here. Amazon.com’s FAQ here.
Anyway, Bookscan says their numbers represent about 75% of all book sales, but the real figures vary wildly from 15% to 75%. It really doesn’t tell you anything, and it isn’t important.
But here’s what it looks like, except you can mouse-over each region for more info. (Click through for full size)
Why no love, Birmingham?