Viewpoint Books’ best-seller list

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Baby Tiger,” Chronicle Books

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. “365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Precepts,” R.J. Palacio

12. “Book With No Pictures,” B.J. Novak

13. “Take Heart, My Child,” Ainsley Earhardt

14. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” J.K. Rowling

*15. “Hoo-Hoo-Hoo Hoosiers!” Terry Hutchens

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

1. “Strengths Finder: 2.0,” Tom Rath (H)

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

3. “The New Indians,” Joe Jessup (P)

4. “Little Book of Mindfulness: 10 Minutes a Day to Less Stress, More Peace,” Elizabeth Linley (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

14. “Road to Little Dribbling,” Bill Bryson (P)

15. “Scrappy Little Nobody,” Anna Kendrick (H)

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

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

2. “A Dog’s Purpose: A Novel for Humans,” W. Bruce Cameron (P)

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

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

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

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

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

8. “Whistler,” John Grisham (H)

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

10. “Commonwealth,” Ann Patchett (H)

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