Viewpoint bestsellers – December 4

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. * “Good Night, Indiana,” Adam Gamble

2. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Newt Scamander: A Movie Scrapbook,” Rick Barba

3. “This is Me: A Story of Who We Are and Where We Came From,” Jamie Lee Curtis

4. “If You Give a Mouse a Brownie,” Laura Numeroff

5. “Detective’s Assistant,” Kate Hannigan

6. “Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance,” Simone Biles

7. “Brown Bear, Brown Bear,” Bill Martin

8. “Double Down: Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” Jeff Kinney

9. “Grandma’s Christmas Wish,” Helen Foster James

10. “If I Could Keep You Little,” Marianne Richmond

11. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay,” J.K. Rowling

12. “Dinosaur Dance,” Sandra Boynton

13. “Owl Diaries 5: Warm Hearts,” Rebecca Elliott

14. “Goodnight Moon,” Margaret Wise Brown

15. “365 Days of Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

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

1. * “Move Your Chair,” Rick Weinheimer (P)

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

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

4. “Color Your Campus: Indiana University,” Melissa Mueller (P)

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

6. “Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution,” Marco Politi

7. “Stories,” Arnold Palmer (H)

8. “The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them Now,” Meg Jay (P)

9. “Lonely Planet’s Wild World,” Lonely Planet Publishing (H)

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

11. “Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living,” Shauna Niequist (H)

12. “Young Frankenstein: The Story of the Making of the Film,” Mel Brooks (H)

13. “Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate,” Gary Chapman (P)

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

15. “When Breath Becomes Air,” Paul Kalanithi (H)

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

1. “Uncle John’s Uncanny 29th Bathroom Reader,” Portable Press (P)

2. “Commonwealth,” Ann Patchett (H)

3. “Whistler,” John Grisham (H)

4. “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto,” Mitch Albom (P)

5. “The New Indians,” Joe Jessup (P)

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

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

8. “The Homesman,” Glen Swarthout (P)

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

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

11. “The Paris Winter,” Imogen Robertson (P)

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

13. “Two by Two,” Nicholas Sparks (H)

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

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