Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller List

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Woodland Wedding: A Branches Book,” Rebecca Elliot

2. “The Harry Potter Coloring Book,” Scholastic Publisher

3. “The Diary of a Wimpy Kid #2: Rodrick Rules,” Jeff Kinney

4. “Curious about Snow,” Gina Shaw

5. “The Giver,” Lois Lowry

6. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

7. “Ten True Tales: Titanic Young Survivors,” Allan Zullo

8. “The Snowman and the Snowdog Snow Globe,” Running Press

9. “Proverbs for Young People,” Jack Levin

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

Paperback Nonfiction

1. * “Move Your Chair,” Rick Weinheimer

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

3. “The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts,” Gary Chapman

4. “The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America,” Eric Larson

5. “The Art of Coloring Star Wars: 100 Images to Inspire Creativity and Relaxation,” Catherine Saunier-Talec

6. “The Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book,” Johanna Basford

7. “The Pocket Posh Coloring Book: Pretty Designs for Fun & Relaxation,” Andrew McMeel Publisher

8. * “In Writing: Uncovering the Unexpected Hoosier State,” Douglas Wissing

9. “The Creative Haven Snowflake Designs Coloring Book,” A.G. Smith

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

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. “Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words,” Randall Munroe

2. * “Brady Vs Manning: The Untold Story of the Rivalry That Transformed the NFL,” Gary Myers

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

4. “Life Size Birds: The Big Book of North American Birds,” Nancy J. Hajeski

5. “Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History,” Brian Kilmeade

6. “How to Tie a Scarf: 33 Styles,” Potter Style

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

8. “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime: Comfort Classics, Freezer Food, 16-Minute Meals, and Other Delicious Ways to Solve Supper!,” Ree Drummond

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

10. “Nurses: A Year of Secrets, Drama, and Miracles with the Heroes of the Hospital,” Alexandra Robbins

Paperback Fiction

1. * “Dust on a Bowl of Roses,” Adele Vincent

2. “About Grace,” Anthony Doerr

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

4. “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared,” Jonas Jonasson

5. “Children Act,” Ian McEwan

6. “Ready Player One,” Ernest Cline

7. “The Martian,” Andy Weir

8. “About Grace,” Anthony Doerr

9. “Euphoria,” Lily King

10. “Childhood’s End,” Arthur C. Clark

Hardcover Fiction

1. * “A Lesson in Hope,” Philip Gulley

2. “My Name is Lucy Barton,” Elizabeth Strout

3. “The Girl on the Train,” Paula Hawkins

4. “Brooklyn,” Colm Tolbin

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

6. “Go Set a Watchman,” Harper Lee

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

8. “Disclaimer,” Renee Knight

9. “Purity,” Jonathan Franzen

10. “Did You Ever Have A Family?,” Bill Clegg

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