Viewpoint Bestsellers – June 12

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

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

2. “Our Great Big Backyard,” Laura Bush

3. “The Family Bedtime Treasury,” Harcourt

4. “The 5th Wave, #5: The Last Star,” Rick Yancy

5. “The Great Mouse Detective,” Eve Titus

6. ”Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Too Much Ooze!,” Random House

7. * “Good Night Indiana,” Adam Gamble

8. “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” Eric Carle

9. “Selection 05: Crown,” Kiera Cass

10. “Woof,” Scholastic

Paperback Nonfiction

1. * “Move Your Chair,” Rick Weinheimer

2. * “Cathedral Builder,” Charles Rentschler

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

4. “Rand McNally Road Atlas 2016,” Rand McNally

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

6. “The Birds of Indiana Field Guide,” Stan Tekiela

7. * “How to Talk Hoosier,” Netha Bell

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

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

10. “H is for Hawk,” Helen MacDonald

Hardcover Nonfiction

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

2. “Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies: The Patriots,” Bill O”Reilly

3. “Jesus Calling for Graduates,” Sarah Young

4. “In Other Words,” Jhumpa Lahiri

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

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

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

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

9. “The Road to Character,” David Brooks

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

Paperback Fiction

1.* ”Lessons in Hope,” Philip Gulley

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

3. “Dear Committee Members,” Julie Schumacher

4. “Dwarf Warfare,” Chris Pramas

5. “The Little Paris Bookshop,” Nina George

6. “Go Set a Watchman,” Harper Lee

7. “A Man Called Ove,” Fredrik Backman

8. “Brooklyn,” Colm Toibin

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

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

Hardcover Fiction

1. “Passage Trilogy #3: City of Mirrors,” Justin Cronin

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

3. “Stoner,” John Williams

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

5. “The Last Mile,” David Baldacci

6. “Miller’s Valley,” Anna Quindlen

7. “A Crooked Heart,” Lisa Evans

8. “Make Me,” Lee Child

9. * “Last Words,” Michael Koryta

10. “Off the Grid,” C.J. Box

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