Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller List

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. * “Caye Boy and the Kite Day,” Jessica Wigh

2. “On the Night You Were Born,” Nancy Tillman

3. “Dork Diaries 9: Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen,” Rachel Renee Russell

4. “String Art: Turn String and Pins Into Works of Art,” Klutz Publishing

5. “Stingrays!: Underwater Fliers,” Carole Gerber

6. “Carry and Learn Colors,” Scholastic Publisher

7. “If I Could Keep You Little,” Marianne Richmond

8. “Rappy the Raptor,” Dan Gutman

9. “Sliding in the Snow,” Melissa Dymcock

10. “Captain Underpants #12: The Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot,” Dave Pilkey

Paperback Nonfiction

1. * “Nudge Me Gently,” Larry Perkinson

2. * “Miles from Home: The Journey of a Lifetime,” Phillip Woods

3. “Owls Coloring Book,” Noelle Dahlen

4. “Mandalas: Coloring for Everyone,” Skyhorse Publishing

5. * “Daffodils and Dog-Ears,” Larry Perkinson

6. ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing,” Marie Kondo

7. “An Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload,” Daniel Levitin

8. “The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom,” Don Miguel Ruiz

9. “A Walk in the Woods,” Bill Bryson

10. “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change,” Stephen Covey

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. “Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar — Your Brain’s Silent Killers,” David Permutter

2. “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption,” Bryan Stevenson

3. “Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania,” Erik Larson

4. “Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book,” Diane Muldrow

5. “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing,” Marie Kondo

6. “It’s a Long Story,” Willie Nelson

7. “The Wright Brothers,” David McCullough

8. * “The Cathedral Builder: A Biography of J. Irwin Miller,” Charles Rentschler

9. “Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,” Joseph Ellis

10. “The Engineering Book: From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover, 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering,” Marshall Brain

Paperback Fiction

1. “The Martian,” Andy Weir

2. “The Heart is Lonely Hunter,” (Partners in Education Fall Read), Carson McCullers

3. “The Invention of Wings,” Sue Monk Kidd

4. “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee

5. “Orphan Train: Novel,” Christina Kline

6. “Goldfinch: A Novel,” Fonna Tartt

7. * “A Place Called Hope,” Philip Gulley

8. “Leaving Time,” Jodi Picoult

9. “The Children Act,” Ian McEwan

10. “The Rosie Project,” Graeme Simsion

Hardcover Fiction

1. “Go Set a Watchman,” Harper Lee

2. “Robert B. Parker’s the Devil Wins,” Reed Farrel Coleman/Robert B. Parker

3.* “A Lesson in Hope,” Philip Gulley

4. “The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A Lisbeth Salander Novel, Continuing Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Series,” David Lagercrantz

5. “Circling the Sun,” Paula McClain

6. * “Last Words,” Michael Koryta

7. “Secondhand Souls,” Christopher Moore

8. “All the Light We Cannot See,” Anthony Doerr

9. “The Nightingale,” Kristin Hannah

10. “A Spool of Blue Thread,” Anne Tyler

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Brian Blair is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at or 812-379-5672.