Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “I Survived 14: The Eruption of Mount St. Helens 1980,” Lauren Tarshis

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

3. “Empire of Storms,” Sarah J. Maas

4. “Steam Train, Dream Train,” Sherri Duskey Rinker

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

6. “Tales of the Peculiar,” Ransom Riggs

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

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

9. “The Selection,” Kiera Cass

10. “Goodnight Train,” June Sobel

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

12. “Are You My Mother?” P.D. Eastman

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

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

15. “Throne of Glass,” Sarah J. Maas

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

1. “Imagine Heaven,” John Burke (P)

2. “Days of Knight: How the General Changed My Life,” Kirk Haston (P)

3. “Shepherding a Child’s Heart,” Tedd Tripp (P)

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

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

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

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

8. “Between the World and Me,” Ta-Nehisi Coates (H)

9. “Modern Romance,” Aziz Ansari (P)

10. “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis,” J.D. Vance (H)

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

12. “Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most,” Douglas Stone (P)

13. “10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head …” Dan Harris (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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

4. “The Dinner,” Herman Koch (P)

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

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

7. “Gathering in Hope,” Philip Gulley H)

8. “Me Before You,” Jojo Moyes (P)

9. “Room,” Emma Donoghue (P)

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

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

12. “Go … to Sleep,” Adam Mansbach (H)

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

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

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

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