Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller list

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Dark Artifice #1: Lady Midnight,” Cassandra Clare

2. “Peppa Pig’s Easter Egg Hunt,” Scholastic Publisher

3. “On-The-Go Fun for Kids!: More Than 250 Activities to Keep Little Ones Busy and Happy — Anytime, Anywhere!,” Amanda Morin

4. “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” Beatrix Potter

5. “Where the Sidewalk Ends,” Shel Silverstein

6. “The Care and Keeping of You (Revised): The Body Book for Younger Girls,” Valorie Schaefer

7. “Peppa Pig and the Great Vacation,” Candlewick Press

8. “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” Dr. Seuss

9. “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” J.K. Rowling

10. “Beautiful OOPS!,” Barney Salzberg

Paperback Nonfiction

1. * “Move Your Chair,” Rick Weinheimer

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

3. “Zen Coloring: Flowers,” Editors of GMC

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

5. “We Should All be Feminists,” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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

7. * “The Birds of Indiana Fields Guide,” Stan Tekiela

8. “The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2016,” Sarah Jenssen

9. * “Nudge Me Gently,” Larry Perkinson

10. “Vive Le Color (Adult Coloring Book and Pencils): Color Therapy Kit,” Noterie Abrams

Hardcover Nonfiction

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

2. “Between the World and Me,” Ta-Nehisi Coates

3. “The Natural World of Winnie-The-Pooh: A Walk through the Forest That Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood,” Kathryn Aalto

4. * “Mapping Indiana: Five Centuries of Treasures from the Indiana Historical Society,” Indiana Historical Society Press

5. “When Breath Becomes Air,” Paul Kalanithi

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

7. “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires behind the Rise of the Radical Right,” Jane Mayer

8. * “Indiana’s 200: The People Who Shaped the Hoosier State,” Linda C. Gugin

9. “Farmhouse Rules: Simple, Seasonal Meals for the Whole Family,” Nancy Fuller

10. “In Other Words,” Jhumpa Lahiri

Paperback Fiction

1. “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee

2. “A Man Called Ove,” Frederick Baskman

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

4. “Still Life,” Louise Penny

5. “Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, Volume 8,” Shin Yoshida

6. “Calendar Girl: Volume Three,” Audrey Carlan

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

8. “The Invention of Wings,” by Sue Monk Kidd

9. “My Brilliant Friend, Book One: Childhood, Adolescence,” Elena Ferrante

10. “Me before You,” Jojo Moyes

Hardcover Fiction

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

2. “The Lake House,’ Kate Morton

3. “Go Set a Watchman,” Harper Lee

4. “In the Unlikely Event,” Judy Blume

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

6. “Fates and Furies,” Lauren Groff

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

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

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

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

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