Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” J.K. Rowling

2. “Empire of Storms,” Sarah J. Maas

3. “Tales of the Peculiar,” Ransom Riggs

4. “Warriors: A Vision of Shadows #2: Thunder and Shadow,” Erin Hunter

5. “Why Do Leaves Change Color?” Betsy Maestro

6. “Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana,” James Dean

7. “The Selection,” Kiera Cass

8. “Goodnight Train,” June Sobel

9. “Little Blog on the Prairie,” Cathleen Davitt Bell

10. “Are You My Mother?” P.D. Eastman

11. “The Importance of Being 3,” Lindsay Ward

12. “Little Owl’s Day,” Divya Srinivasan

13. “Throne of Glass,” Sarah J. Maas

14. “Crown of Midnight,” Sarah J. Maas

15. “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly,” Lucille Colandro

Adult Non-Fiction (H for hard cover, P for paperback)

1. “The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey,” Rinker Buck (P)

2. “Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World …” Joanna Weaver (P)

3. “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking,” Susan Cain (P)

4. “Insight Guides Phrasebook: French,” Insight Guides (P)

5. “Between the World and Me,” Ta-Nehis Coates (H)

6. “Modern Romance,” Aziz Ansari (P)

7. “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis,” J.D. Vance

8. “After the Civil War: The Heroes, Villains, Soldiers and Civilians Who Changed America,” James Robertson (H)

9. “Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most,” Douglas Stone

10. “10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head …” Dan Harris (P)

11. *“The Cathedral Builder,” Charles E. Mitchell Rentschler (P)

12. *“Columbus: Then and Now,” Tamara Stone Iorio (P)

13. *“Miller House and Garden,” Assouline Publishing (H)

14. “Old Age: A Beginner’s Guide,” Michael Kinsley (H)

15. *“Congress, Presidents and American Politics: Fifty Years of Writings and Reflections,” Lee H. Hamilton (H)

Adult Fiction (H for hard cover, P for paperback)

1. “Me Before You,” Jojo Moyes (P)

2. “Room,” Emma Donoghue (P)

3. “Bull Mountain,” Brian Panowich (P)

4. “Girl on the Train,” Paula Hawkins (P)

5. “History of the Rain,” Niall Williams (P)

6. “Go Set a Watchman,” Harper Lee (P)

7. “Man Called Ove,” Fredrik Backman (P)

8. “History of the Rain,” Niall Williams (P)

9. “Go … to Sleep,” Adam Mansbach (H)

10. “My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me,” Jennifer Teege (P)

11. “The Underground Railroad,” Colson Whitehead (H)

12. “The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules,” Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg (P)

13. “Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule,” Jennifer Chiaverini (P)

14. “Our Souls at Night,” Kent Haruf (P)

15. “All the Light We Cannot See,” Anthony Doerr (H)

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