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. “Pinkalicious and Aqua, the Mini-Mermaid,” Victoria Kann

3. “Timmy Failure: Now Look What You’ve Done,” Stephan Pastis

4. “Trick or Trap: Goosebumps Most Wanted Special Edition #3,” R.L. Stine

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

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

7. “Empire of Storms,” Sarah J. Maas

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

9. “Tales of the Peculiar,” Ransom Riggs

10. “Why Do Leaves Change Color?,” Betsy Maestro

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

12. “The Selection,” Kiera Cass

13. “Goodnight Train,” June Sobel

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

15. “Are You My Mother?,” P.D.Eastman

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

1. * “IN Writing: Uncovering the Unexpected Hoosier State,” Douglas A. Wissing (P)

2. “Jesus, the Greatest Therapist Who Ever Lived,” Mark W. Baker (P)

3. “A Guide to Surviving Your Baby’s First Year,” Dawn Dais (P)

4. * “Legendary Locals of Columbus,” Tamara Stone Iorio (P)

5. “Calorie Counter,” Collins Gem Publishing (P)

6. “Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World,” Joanna Weaver (P)

7. * “Congress, Presidents and American Politics,” Lee H. Hamilton (H)

8. “Love Warrior: A Memoir,” Glennon Melton (H)

9. “The True Tails of Baker and Taylor: The Library Cats Who Left Their Pawprints on a Small Town,” Jan Louch

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

11. “Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished WWII Japan,” Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (H)

12. “Imagine Heaven,” John Burke (P)

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

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

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

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

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

2. “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry,” Fredrik Backman (P)

3. “Robert B. Parker’s Debt to Pay,” Robert B. Parker/Reed Farrel Coleman (H)

4. “The Little Paris Bookshop,” Nina George (P)

5. “Commonwealth,” Ann Patchett (H)

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

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

8. “The Dinner,” Herman Koch (P)

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

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

11. “Gathering in Hope,” Philip Gulley (H)

12. “Me Before You,” Jojo Moyes (P)

13. “Room,” Emma Donoghue (P)

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

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

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