Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller list

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Butterfly is Patient,” Dianna Aston

2. “Scaredy-Cat, Splat!,” Rob Scotton

3. * “Halloween Scare in Indiana,” Eric James

4. “Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan,” Rob Scotton

5. “Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1: Sword of Summer,” Rick Riordan

6. “Junie B First Grader: Boo… and I Mean It!,” Barbara Park

7. “Llama, Llama Trick or Treat,” Anna Dewdney

Paperback Nonfiction

1. “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking,” Susan Cain

2. * “How to Talk Hoosier,” Netha Bell

3. “The Mindfulness Coloring Book: Anti-Stress Art Therapy for Busy People,” Emma Farrarons

4. “Outside the Lines, Too: An Inspired and Inventive Coloring Book by Creative Masterminds,” Souris Hong

6. “Zen Coloring-Flowers,” Editors of GMC

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

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. “20/20 Diet: Turn Your Weight Loss Vision Into Reality,” Phil McGraw

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

2. “The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope,” Austen Ivereigh

3. “Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency,” Bill O’Reilly

4. “For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards,” Jen Hatmaker

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

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

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

Paperback Fiction

1. “The Space Between Us,” Thrity Umrigar

2. “Dear Committee Members,” Julie Schumacher

3. “The Martian,” Andy Weir

4. “Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie,” Alan Bradley

5. “Lila,” Marilyn Robinson

6. “Orphan Train: Novel,” Christina Baker Kline

7. “The Martian,” Andy Weir

Hardcover Fiction

1. “The Secret Chord,” Geraldine Brooks

2. “The Survivor,” Vince Flynn

3. “Did You Ever Have a Family?,” Bill Clegg

4. “Come Rain or Come Shine,” Jan Karon

5. “Go Set a Watchman,” Harper Lee

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

7.* “A Lesson in Hope,” Philip Gulley

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

9. “Circling the Sun,” Paula McClain

10. * “Last Words,” Michael Koryta

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