Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Throne of Glass #3: Heir of Fire,” Sarah J. Maas

2. “Zach and Lucy and the Museum of Natural Wonders,’’ The Pifferson Sisters

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

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

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

6. “Curious about Snow,” Gina Shaw

7. “The Giver,” Lois Lowry

8. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

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

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

Paperback Nonfiction

1. * “Living the Quaker Way: Discover the Hidden Happiness in the Simple Life,” Philip Gulley

2. “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II,” Denise Kiernan

3. “13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi,” Mitchell Zuckoff

4. * “Move Your Chair,” Rick Weinheimer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hardcover Nonfiction

1. “The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain,” Bill Bryson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Paperback Fiction

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

2. “About Grace,” Anthony Doerr

3. “The Prophet,” Khalil Gibran

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

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

6. “Children Act,” Ian McEwan

7. “Ready Player One,” Ernest Cline

8. “The Martian,” Andy Weir

9. “Euphoria,” Lily King

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.