Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list – February 5

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Mother Bruce,” Ryan T. Higgins

2. “Good Night, Thomas,” W. Awdry

3. “Curious George Apple Harvest,” H.A. Rey

4. “Baby Tiger,” Chronicle Books

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. “The Testing,” Joelle Charbonneau

12. “Let’s Play!” Herve Tullet

13. “Dog Man Unleashed,” Dav Pilkey

14. “365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Precepts,” R.J. Palacio

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

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

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

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

3. “Indiana Cookin’,” B. Carlson (P)

4. “Hidden Figures: The American Dream & the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race,” Margot Lee Shetterly (P)

5. “One-Pan Wonders: Fuss-free Meals…” Cook’s County/America’s Test Kitchen (P)

6. “The New Indians,” Joe Jessup (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1. “Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions,” Edwin A. Abbott (P)

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

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

4. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12. “Whistler,” John Grisham (H)

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

14. “Commonwealth,” Ann Patchett (H)

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

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