Viewpoint Bestsellers

Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller List

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “To Stay Alive: Mary Ann Graves and the Tragic Journey of the Donner Party,” Skila Brown

2. “Curious George Goes to the Beach,” H.A. Rey

3. “The Poky Little Puppy,” Golden Books Publishing

4. “The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1),” Rick Riordan

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

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

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

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

9. “Someday,” Alison McGhee

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

11. “Mother Bruce,” Ryan T. Higgins

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

13. “13 Reasons Why,” Jay Asher

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

15. “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” Eric Carle

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. *“How to Talk Hoosier,” Netha Bell (P)

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

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

5. *“Columbus, Indiana,” Patricia M. Mote (P)

6. “Originals:” How Non-Conformists Move the World,” Adam Grant (P)

7. “The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods…” Foxfire Fund, Inc. (P)

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

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

10. “Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy,” Anne Lamott (H)

11. “Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?” Alyssa Mastromonaco (H)

12. “Trees of Indiana Field Guide,” Stan Tekiela (P)

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

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

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

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

1. “Victoria: A Novel of a Young Queen,” Daisy Goodwin (H)

2. “The Woman in Cabin 10,” Ruth Ware (P)

3. “Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions,” Edwin A. Abbott (P)

4. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

5. “Black Deutschland,” Darryl Pinckney (P)

6. “American Gods: Author’s Preferred Text 10th Edition,” Neil Gaiman (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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