Viewpoint Bestsellers – April 16

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

*1. “Bold Women in Indiana History,” Louise Hillery

2. “Peeps in Pajamas,” Golden Book Publishers

3. “Fancy Nancy and the Missing Easter Bunny,” Jane O’Connor

4. “Stone Monsters Attack! (Lego Next Knights Adventure),” Scholastic Publishing

5. “Sticker Friends: Kitten,” Roger Priddy

6. “A Surprise Visitor (Adventures of Sophie Mouse #8),” Poppy Green

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

8. “Hard Luck: Dairy of a Wimpy Kid #8,” Jeff Kinney

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

10. “Bug Off! A Lego Adventure in the Real World,” Scholastic Publishing

11. “Becoming Naomi Leon,” Pam Munoz Ryan

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

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

14. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

15. “Mother Bruce,” Ryan T. Higgins

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

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

2. “The Wisdom of Moms: Love and Lessons from the Animal Kingdom,” Bridget E. Hamilton (H)

3. “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” Matthew Desmond (P)

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

5. “West With the Night (Autobiography of Beryl Markham),” Beryl Markham (P)

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

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

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

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

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

11. “The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit,” Michael Finkel (H)

12. “Survival Hacks: Over 200 Ways to Use Everyday Items for Wilderness Survival,” Creek Stewart (P)

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

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

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

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

1. “Guilty,” David Baldacci (P)

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

3. “Everybody’s Fool,” Richard Russo (P)

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

5. “Lilac Girls,” Martha Hall Kelly (P)

6. “Pride and Prejudice,” Jane Austen (P)

*7. “A Fort in the Storm,” Mike Rossetti (P)

*8. “Enter by the Narrow Gate,” David Carlson (P)

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

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

11. “Exit West,” Mohsin Hamid (H)

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

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

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

15. “Last Words,” Michael Koryta (P)

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