Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller List

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. * “Halloween Scare in Indiana,” Eric James

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

3. “Peppa’s Halloween Party,” Eone (Illustrator)

4. “Bad Kitty: Drawn to Trouble,” Nick Bruel

5. “Minecraft by Concrafter: An Official Guide with New Facts and Commands,” Concrafter

6. “Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2: The Hammer of Thor,” Rick Riordan

7. “Big Nate: Thunka, Thunka, Thunka,” Lincoln Peirce

8. “Summer of the Monkeys,” Wilson Rawls

9. “Snow Like Ashes,” Sara Raasch

10. “Open the Barn Door,” Christopher Santoro

11. “Yellow Copter,” Kersten Hamilton

12. “Batman Strikes Back (Batman Unlimited),” R.J. Cregg

13. “Gravity Falls: Journal 3,” Disney Publishing

14. “Unofficial Holy Bible for Minecrafters: A Children’s Guide to the Old and New Testament,” Christopher Miko

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

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

1. “Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill,” Candice Millard (H)

2. “The Quiet Mind: Sayings of White Eagle,” White Eagle (P)

3. * “The Cathedral Builder,” Charles E. Mitchell Rentschler (H and P)

4. “Go Fun! Big Book of Crosswords 2,” Andrews McMeel Publishing (P)

5. “Pocket Posh Coloring Book: Pretty Designs for Fun & Relaxation,” Andrews McMeel Publishing (P)

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

7. * “Hoosiers: A New History of Indiana,” James H. Madison (P)

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

9. “The Best of Amish Friends Cookbook Collection,” Wanda Brunstetter (P)

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

11. * “Columbus, Indiana: A Look at Modern Architecture and Art,” Edited by Steven R. Risting, Lynn Lucas and Tom Vujovich (P)

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

13. “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake,” Anna Quindlen (P)

14. “Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man,” William Shatner and David Fisher (H)

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

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

1. “Secret Chord,” Geraldine Brooks (P)

2. “Marriage of Opposites,” Alice Hoffman (P)

3. “Commonwealth,” Ann Patchett (H)

4. “Two by Two,” Nicholas Sparks (H)

5. “Sarah’s Key,” Tatiana De Rosnay (P)

6. “Underground Railroad,” Colson Whitehead (H)

7. “The Vanishing Year,” Kate Moretti (P)

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

9. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles (H)

10. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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