Viewpoint Bestsellers – June 11

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “The Sign of the Beaver,” Elizabeth George Speare

2. “Bodyguard: Recruit (Book 1),” Chris Bradford

3. “Owl Diaries: Baxter Is Missing,” Rebecca Elliott

4. * “Minion,” John David Anderson

5. “The Westing Game,” Ellen Raskin

6. * “Posted,” John David Anderson

7. “Crenshaw,” Katherine Applegate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1. “Make Good Art,” Neil Gaiman (H)

2. “The Fred Factor: How Passion in Work & Life Can Turn the Ordinary Into Extraordinary,” Mark Sanborn (H)

3. “Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters,” Annie Dillard (P)

4. “Whatever You Are, Be a Good One: 100 Inspirational Quotations,” Lisa Congdon (H)

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

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

7. “The Glass Castle: A Memoir,” Jeannette Walls (P)

8. “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World,” Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu and Douglas Abrams (P)

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

10. “Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero,” Timothy Egan (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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

1. “Siddhartha,” Herman Hesse (P)

2. “The Fix,” David Baldacci (H)

3. “The Nightingale,” Kristin Hannah (P)

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

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

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

7. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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