Viewpoint Bestsellers – April 30

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Warriors: A Vision of Shadows #2: Thunder and Shadow,” Erin Hunter

*2. “The Littlest Bunny in Indiana: An Easter Adventure,” Lily Jacobs

3. “13 Reasons Why,” Jay Asher

4. “The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning (The Land of Stories #3),” Chris Colfer

5. “Pete the Cat: Five Little Ducks,” James Dean

6. “The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns (The Land of Stories #2),” Chris Colfer

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

8. “We’re Going on an Egg Hunt,” Laura Hughes

9. “The Whispering Rabbit,” Margaret Wise Brown

10. “Goodnight Moon,” Margaret Wise Brown

11. “Big Brother Peter: A Peter Rabbit Tale,” Beatrix Potter

12. “Where the Red Fern Grows,” Wilson Rawls

13. “My First Read-Aloud Bible,” Retold by Mary Batchelor

14. “Scholastic Year in Sports,” Scholastic Publishing

15. “The Fuzzy Duckling,” Golden Book Publishers

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

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

2. “West with the Night (Autobiography of Beryl Markham),” Beryl Markham (P)

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

*4. “The Cathedral Builder: A Biography of J. Irwin Miller,” Charles E. Mitchell Rentschler (P)

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

6. “Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things,” Jenny Lawson (P)

7. “Old School: Life in the Sane Lane,” Bill O’Reilly (H)

8. “The Passion and the Cross,” Ronald Rolheiser (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2. “Pretty Girls,” Karin Slaughter (P)

3. “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Margaret Atwood (P)

4. “The Shack,” William P. Young (P)

5. “The Women in the Castle,” Jessica Shattuck (H)

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

7. “Norse Mythology,” Neil Gaiman (H)

8. “The Underground Railroad,” Colson Whitehead (H)

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

10. “A Game of Thrones: Song of Ice and Fire #1,” George R. R. Martin (P)

11. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

12. “Guilty,” David Baldacci (P)

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

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

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

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