Viewpoint Books – July 2

Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller List

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Skin Again,” Bell Hooks

2. “Summer Puzzles (Puzzlemania Activity Book),” Highlights

3. “Be Quiet!” Ryan T. Higgins

4. “The Berenstain Bears Pirate Adventure,” Mike Berenstain

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

6. “Bramblestar’s Storm (Warriors Super Edition #07),” Erin Hunter

7. “Quest for the Heart (Disney Moana),” Random House/Disney Publishing

8. “Jesus Calling: My First Bible Storybook,” Sarah Young

9. “Meet Tracker! (Paw Patrol)” Random House Publishing

10. “The Story of Ferdinand,” Munro Leaf

11. “Peppa Goes Swimming (Peppa Pig),” Scholastic Inc.

12. “Because of Winn-Dixie,” Kate Dicamillo

13. “Coding Projects in Scratch,” Jon Woodcock

14. “Dinosaur Dance,” Sandra Boynton

15. “She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World,” Chelsea Clinton

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

1. *“Hey, Nana! Conner’s Story of Love,” Toni Nunemaker (P)

2. *“Wicked Columbus, Indiana,” Paul J. Hoffman (P)

3. “Coach Wooden and Me: Our Fifty-Year Friendship On and Off the Court,” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (H)

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

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

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

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

8. *“Weird Indiana: Your Travel Guide to Indiana’s Local Legends and Best-Kept Secrets,” Mark Marimen (P)

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

10. “Runaway Inequality: An Activist’s Guide to Economic Justice,” Les Leopold (P)

11. “Al Franken, Giant of the Senate,” Al Franken (H)

12. “Hidden Figures: The American Dream & the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race,” Margot Lee Shetterly (P)

13. “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century,” Timothy Snyder (P)

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

15. “Beyond Words,” John Prine (P)

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

1. *“2084” Mason Engel (P)

2. “1984,” George Orwell (P)

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

4. “The Prophet,” Kahlil Gibran (H)

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

6. “All the Light We Cannot See,” Anthony Doerr (P)

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

8. “Siddhartha,” Herman Hesse (P)

9. “The Language of Flowers,” Vanessa Diffenbaugh (P)

10. “The Fix,” David Baldacci (H)

11. “Camino Island,” John Grisham (H)

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

13. “Ready Player One,” Ernest Cline (P)

14. “Testimony,” Scott Turow (H)

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

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