Viewpoint Bestsellers – May 28

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” Dr. Seuss

2. “I Love Mom with the Very Hungry Caterpillar,” Eric Carle

3. “Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11),” Jeff Kinney

4. “The Court of Wings and Ruin,” Sara J. Maas

5. “Someday,” Alison McGhee

6. “Princeless (Book 1),” Jeremy Whitley

7. “Mother Bruce,” Ryan T. Higgins

8. “The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963,” Christopher Curtis

9. “13 Reasons Why,” Jay Asher

10. “Counting by 7s,” Holly Goldberg Sloan

11. “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” Eric Carle

12. “A Light in the Attic,” Shel Silverstein

13. “Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast,” Josh Funk

14. “Moana,” Little Golden Book Publishing

15. “The Story of Ferdinand,” Munro Leaf

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

1. “How to Survive the Loss of a Love,” Harold H. Bloomfield, Melba Colgrove, and Peter McWilliams (P)

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

3. “The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon,” David Grann (P)

4. * “Birds of Indiana Field Guide,” Stan Tekiela (P)

5. “Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living,” Shauna Niequist (H)

6. “White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America,” Nancy Isenberg (P)

7. “The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story,” Diane Ackerman (P)

8. * “Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of the Midwest,” Kenn Kaufman, Kimberly Kaufman and Jeff Sayre (P)

9. “New York Post: Toxic Sudoku,” William Morrow & Co. Publishing (P)

10. “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI,” David Grann (H)

11. “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F* ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life,” Mark Manson (H)

12. “This Fight is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America’s Middle Class,” Elizabeth Warren (H)

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

14. * “Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living,” Annie Corrigan with Daniel Orr (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. “American Gods: Author’s Preferred Text 10th Edition,” Neil Gaiman (P)

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

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

4. “A Constellation of Vital Phenomena,” Anthony Marra (P)

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

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

7. “Sandmeyer Reaction: A Short Story,” Michael Chabon (P)

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

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

10. “Norse Mythology,” Neil Gaiman (H)

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

12. “The Shack,” William P. Young (P)

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

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

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

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