Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list – March 19

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “What’s Heaven?,” Maria Shriver

2. “Captain Awesome Goes to Superhero Camp,” Stan Kirby

3. “Colors (Baby Touch and Feel),” DK Publishing

4. “Maker Lab: 28 Super Cool Projects,” Jack Challoner

5. “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” Jesse Andrews

6. “The New Bible in Pictures for Little Eyes,” Kenneth Taylor

7. “Night of the Ninth Dragon (Magic Treehouse #55),” Mary Pope Osborne

8. “Curious George Pat-a-Cake!,” H.A. Rey

9. “Dog Man Unleashed (Dog Man #2); Dav Pilkey

10. “Peppa’s School Day,” Meredith Rusu

11. “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” J.K. Rowling

12. “Cat Days,” Alexa Andrews

13. “The Maze Runner (#1),” James Dashner

14. “Middle School: Dog’s Best Friend,” James Patterson

15. “The School for Good and Evil: The Ever Never Handbook,” Soman Chainani

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

1. “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World,” Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu (H)

2. * “8 Questions Jesus Asked: Discipleship for Leaders,” Daniel Cash and William H. Griffith (P)

3. * “When I Look to the Sky: A Collection of Quotes, Poems and Prayers,” Sally Roll (H)

4. “Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Acceleration,” Thomas Friedman (H)

5. “Reminder Book,” Peter Pauper Press (H)

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

7. “Birnbaum’s 2017 Walt Disney World: The Official Guide,” Birnbaum Guides (P)

8. “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” Sam Quinones (P)

9. “Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Midwest,” David A. Sibley (P)

10. “The Little Book of Mindfulness: Focus. Slow Down. De-Stress,” Elizabeth Linley (H)

11. “With Their Bare Hands: General Pershing, the 79th Division and the Battle for Montfaucon,” Gene Fax (H)

12. “Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family,” Amy Ellis Nutt (P)

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

14. “Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel,” Carl Safina (P)

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

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

3. “All the Missing Girls,” Megan Miranda (P)

4. “The Great Santini,” Pat Conroy (P)

5. “Last Words,” Michael Koryta (P)

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

7. “Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Disney Little Golden Book,” Diane Muldrow (H)

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

9. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

10. “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society,” Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer (P)

11. “Whistler,” John Grisham (H)

12. “All That’s Left to Tell,” Daniel Lowe (H)

13. “A Dog’s Journey (A Dog’s Purpose, #2),” Bruce Cameron (P)

14. “Twain’s End,” Lynn Cullen (P)

15. “Sympathizer: A Novel,” Viet Thanh Nguyen (P)

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