Viewpoint Bestsellers – December 24

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “The Little Engine That Could,” Watty Piper

2. “The Night Before Christmas,” Clement Moore

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

4. “Thomas’ Snowsuit,” Rob Munsch

5. “Poky Little Puppy’s First Christmas,” Golden Books Publishing

6. “But What If There’s No Chimney?” Emily Weisner Thompson

7. “Mini-Tab: Christmas,” Roger Priddy

8. “The Bear Who Couldn’t Sleep,” Caroline Nastro

9. “Corduroy,” Don Freeman

10. “The Legend of the Candy Cane: The Inspirational Story of Our Favorite Christmas Candy,” Lori Walburg

11. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Too Much Ooze,” Random House Publishing

12. “Hot Cocoa Hearts: A Wish Novel,” Suzanne Nelson

13. “The Selection (Selection 01),” Kiera Cass

14. “Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition,” Chris Van Allsburg

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

1. “Alexander Hamilton,” Ron Chernow (P)

2. “Patterns of the Universe: A Coloring Adventure in Math and Beauty,” Alex Bellos (P)

3. “The Invention of Nature,” Andrea Wulf (P)

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

5. “The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain,” Bill Bryson (P)

6. “The Magnolia Story,” Chip Gaines (H)

7. “Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook,” Ina Garten (H)

8. “Road to Character,” David Brooks (P)

9. “Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge,” Antony Beevor (P)

10. “Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders,” Joshua Foer (H)

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

12. “We Should All Be Feminists,” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (P)

13. “The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal and Hysteria in 1692 Salem,” Stacy Schiff (P)

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

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

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

2. “Ready Player One,” Ernest Cline (P)

3. “Paris Winter,” Imogene Robertson (P)

4. “News of the World,” Paulette Jiles (H)

5. “Macarons at Midnight,” Suzanne Nelson (P)

6. “The Mistletoe Murder: and Other Stories,” P.D. James (H)

7. “Armada,” Ernest Cline (P)

8. “See Me,” Nicholas Sparks (P)

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

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

11. “Circling the Sun,” Paula McLain (P)

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

13. “No Man’s Land,” David Baldacci (H)

14. “Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire #1,” George R.R. Martin (P)

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

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Jenny Elig is a reporter for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5671.