Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “What Pet Should I Get?,” Dr. Seuss

2. “The Diary of a Wimpy Kid 10: Old School,” Jeff Kinney

3. “Grandma’s Christmas Wish,” Helen Foster James

4. “The Polar Express,” Chris Van Allsburg

5. * “Santa’s Sleigh Is on Its Way to Indiana: A Christmas Adventure,” Eric James

6. “The 5th Wave #2: The Infinite Sea,” Rick Yancy

7. “Pumpkin Moonshine,” Tasha Tudor

8. “The Fifth Wave Book #1,” Rick Yancy

9. “Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids,” Carol McCloud

10. “Dork Diaries 10: Tales from a Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter,” Rachel Renee Russell

Paperback Nonfiction

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

2. * “Move Your Chair,” Rick Weinheimer

3. “Uncle John’s Fantastic Bathroom Reader,’ The Bathroom Reader’s Institute

4. “Creative Coloring Inspirations,” Valentina Harper

5. “Beautiful Butterfly Designs Coloring Books,” Jessica Mazurkiewicz

6. “The Password Keeper,” Gallison Publisher

7. “Animorphia: An Extreme Coloring and Search Challenge,” Kerby Rosanes

8. “Creative Haven Christmas Trees Coloring Book,” Barbara Lanza

9. “Really Important Stuff My Kids Have Taught Me,” Cynthia Copeland

10. “The Little Book of Mindfulness: Focus. Slow Down. De-Stress,” Elizabeth Linley

Hardcover Nonfiction

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

2. “Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things,” Jenny Lawson

3. * Pudge: The Biography of Carlton Fisk,” Doug Wilson

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

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

6. “20/20 Diet: Turn Your Weight Loss Vision Into Reality,” Phil McGraw

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

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

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

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

Paperback Fiction

1. “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee

2. “What Alice Forgot,” Liane Moriarty

3. “A Game of Thrones: Stark Direwolf: With Statue,” Robb Pearlman

4. “Folly Beach: A Low Country Tale,” Dorothea Benton Frank

5. “The Husband’s Secret,” Liane Moriarty

6. “The Martian,” Andy Weir

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

8. “Defending Jacob,” William Landay

9. “Mother, Mother,” Koren Zalickas

10. * “Dead-End Street,” Joe Gill

Hardcover Fiction

1. * “Fire in the Water,” James Alexander Thom

2. “Rogue Lawyer,” John Grisham

3. “The Bazaar of Bad Dreams: Stories,” Stephen King

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

5. “The Explorers Guild: Volume One: A Passage to Shambhala,” Kevin Costner

6. “See Me,” Nicholas Sparks

7. “The Secret Chord,” Geraldine Brooks

8. “The Survivor,” Vince Flynn

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

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

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