Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list – April 2

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Bunny’s Book Club,” Annie Silvestro

2. “Bug Off! A LEGO Adventure in the Real World,” Scholastic Publishing

3. “Becoming Naomi Leon,” Pam Munoz Ryan

4. “Bunny Surprise (Pet Charms #2),” Scholastic Publishing

5. “Charlotte and the Rock,” Stephen W. Martin

6. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

7. “Mother Bruce,” Ryan T. Higgins

8. “Stone Monsters Attack! (LEGO Next Knights Adventure),” Scholastic Publishing

9. “The Ants Go Marching (A Count and Sing Book),” Priscilla Burris

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

11. “Middle School 8: Dog’s Best Friend,” James Patterson

12. “Survivors: The Gathering Darkness #2 Dead of Night,” Erin Hunter

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

14. “Yoga Bunny,” Brian Russo

15. “Maker Lab: 28 Super Cool Projects: Build-Invent-Create-Discover,” Jack Challoner

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

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

2. “Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race,” Debby Irving (P)

3. “Big Agenda: President Trump’s Plan to Save America,” David Horowitz (H)

4. “The Carved Line: Block Printmaking in New Mexico,” Josie Lopez (H)

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

6. “Replenishing the Earth: Spiritual Values for Healing Ourselves and the World,” Wangari Muta Maathai (P)

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

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

9. “The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son,” Pat Conroy (P)

10. “First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies,” Kate Anderson Brower (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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

1. “Last Bus to Wisdom,” Ivan Doig (P)

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

3. “A Piece of the World,” Christina Baker Kline (H)

4. “Exit West,” Mohsin Hamid (H)

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

6. “1984,” George Orwell (P)

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

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

9. “Last Words,” Michael Koryta (P)

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

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

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

13. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

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

15. “Whistler,” John Grisham (H)

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