Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “The Tapper Twins Go To War (With Each Other),” Geoff Rodkey

2. “Good Night Indiana,” Adam Gamble

3. “Our Great Big Backyard,” Laura Bush

4. “Very Hungry Caterpillar,” Eric Carle

5. “Selection 05: Crown,” Kiera Cass

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

7. “Woof-Early Reader,” Scholastic

8. “The Story of Ferdinand,” Munro Leaf

9. “Last Star,” Rick Yancy

10. “Goodnight Moon Cloth Book,” Margaret Wise Brown

Paperback Non-Fiction

1. “Glass Castle: A Memoir,” Jeanette Walls

2. * “Columbus, Then and Now,” Tamara Stone Iorio

3. “Birds of Indiana Field Guide,” Stan Tekiela

4. “How to Talk Hoosier,” Netha Bell

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

6. “Butterflies of Indiana: A Field Guide,” Jeffrey E. Belth

7. * Move Your Chair,” Rick Weinheimer

8. * A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana: 119 Unique Places to Explore,” Steven Higgs

9. “H is for Hawk,” Helen MacDonald

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

Hardcover Non-Fiction

1. “Jesus Calling for Graduates,” Sarah Young

2.“In Other Words,” Jhumpa Lahiri

3. “Seuss-Isms! A Guide to Life for Those Just Starting Out … and Those Already on Their Way,” Dr. Seuss

4. * “If This Isn’t Nice What Is? (Much) Expanded Second Edition: The Graduation Speeches and Other Words to Live by,” Kurt Vonnegut

5. “Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting,” Leslie Stahl

6. “Women Who Read Are Dangerous,” Stefan Bollman

7. * “Congress, Presidents and American Politics: Fifty Years of Writings and Reflections,” Lee Hamilton

8. “The Road to Character,” David Brooks

9. “Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868,” Cokie Roberts

10. * “Columbus, Indiana,” Thomas Schiff

Paperback Fiction

1. “Me Before You,” Jojo Moyes

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

3. “Siddhartha,” Hermann Hesse

4. “The Little Paris Bookshop,” Nina George

5. “Go Set a Watchman,” Harper Lee

6. “Man Called Ove,” Fredrik Backman

7. “Brooklyn,” Colm Toibin

8. “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry,” Fredrick Backman

9. “A Spool of Blue Thread,” Anne Tyler

10. “Ordinary Grace,” William Krueger

Hardcover Fiction

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

2. “Stoner,” John Williams

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

4. “The Last Mile,” David Baldacci

5. “Miller’s Valley,” Anna Quindlen

6. “A Crooked Heart,” Lisa Evans

7. “Make Me,” Lee Child

8. * “Last Words,” Michael Koryta

9. “Off the Grid,” C. J. Box

10. “The Lake House,” Kate Morton

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