Viewpoint Books’ bestsellers – January 22

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

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

2. “I’ll Give You the Sun,” Jandy Nelson

3. “The Story of Jumping Mouse: A Native American Legend,” John Steptoe

4. “Tales from a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy,” (Dork Diaries 11) Rachel Renee Russell

5. “Pete the Cat: Too Cool for School,” James Dean

6. “Puppies,” (Baby Touch and Feel) DK Publishing

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

8. “The Testing,” Joelle Charbonneau

9. “Let’s Play!,” Herve Tullet

10. “Dog Man Unleashed,” Dav Pilkey

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

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

2. * “When I Look to the Sky,” Sally Roll (H)

3. “Sous Vide at Home: The Modern Technique for Perfectly Cooked Meals,” Lisa Fetterman (H)

4. “Sweetie Pie’s Cookbook: Soulful Southern Recipes from My Home to Yours,” Robbie Montgomery (H)

5. “Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative,” Austin Kleon (P)

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

7. “Born to Run,” Bruce Springsteen (H)

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

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

10. “Settle for More,” Megyn Kelly (H)

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

1. “My Name is Lucy Barton,” Elizabeth Strout (P)

2. “In a Dark, Dark Wood,” Ruth Ware (P)

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

4. “An Atlas of Tolkien,” David Day (H)

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

6. “Small Great Things,” Jody Picoult (H)

7. “Whistler,” John Grisham (H)

8. “A Blink of the Screen: Collected Shorter Fiction,” Terry Pratchett (P)

9. “Commonwealth,” Ann Patchett (H)

10. “Mostly Void, Partially Stars: Welcome to Night Vale Episodes, Volume 1,” Joseph Fink (P)

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

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

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

14. “The Mothers,” Brit Bennett (H)

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

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