Viewpoint Bestsellers

A Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller List

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Transformer Rescue Bots: Reusable Sticker Book,” Trey King (Contributor)

2. “The Westing Game,” Ellen Raskin

3. “Trouble at Trident Academy (Mermaid Tales #01),” Debbie Dadey

4. “Lola (Puppy Place #45),” Ellen Miles

5. “Under the Lagoon (Disney Never Girls #13),” Kiki Thorpe

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

7. “Bubbles (Puppy Place #44),” Ellen Miles

8. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

9. “Crenshaw,” Kathryn Applegate

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

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

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

13. *“Minion,” John David Anderson

14. *“Posted,” John David Anderson

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

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

1. “The Power of Positive Thinking,” Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (P)

2. “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry,” Neal Degrasse Tyson (H)

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

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

5. “The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them Now,” Meg Jay (P)

6. “The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis…,” Ben Sasse (H)

7. “Theft By Finding: Diaries 1977-2002 ,” David Sedaris (H)

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

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

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

11. “Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…and Maybe the World,” William McRaven (H)

12. “Make Good Art,” Neil Gaiman (H)

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

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

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

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

1. “Siddhartha,” Herman Hesse (P)

2. “1984,” George Orwell (P)

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

4. “The Kite Runner,” Khaled Hosseini (P)

5. “The Fix,” David Baldacci (H)

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

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

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

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

10. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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