Viewpoint Bestsellers

Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller List

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “I Am a Bunny,” Ole Risom (Sturdy Golden Books)

2. “Skin Again,” bell hooks

3. “Wacky Word Wedgies and Flushable Fill-Ins (Captain Underpants Movie),” Howie Dewin (Scholastic)

4. “Pete the Cat: Out of This World,” James Dean

5. “Goodnight Moon,” Margaret Wise Brown

6. “Baby Fish: Finger Puppet Book,” Yu-Hsuan Huang

7. “Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site,” Sherri Duskey Rinker

8. “The Poky Little Puppy,” Janette Sebring Lowrey (Golden Books Publishing)

9. “The Sword of Summer, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #01),” Rick Riordan

10. “How Do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?” Jane Yolen

11. “Where’s Waldo: The Great Picture Hunt,” Martin Handford

12. “Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel,” Adam Rubin

13. “Manga Art for Beginners: How to Create Your Own Manga Drawings,” Danica Davidson

14. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

15. “Be Quiet!” Ryan T. Higgins

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

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

2. “Clean Green Eats: 100+ Clean-Eating Recipes to Improve Your Whole Life,” Candice Kumai (H)

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

4. “Color Your Campus: Indiana University,” Melissa Mueller (P)

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

6. *“Chuck Taylor, All Star: The True Story of the Man Behind the Most Famous Athletic Shoe in History,” Abraham Aamidor (P)

7. “The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home,” Sally Mott Freeman (H)

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

9. “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the F.B.I.,” David Grann (H)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

5. “Dragon Teeth,” Michael Crichton (H)

6. *“2084” Mason Engel (P)

7. “1984,” George Orwell (P)

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

9. “Into the Water,” Paula Hawkins (H)

10. “The Alchemist,” Paulo Coelho (P)

11. “American Gods: Author’s Preferred Text,” Neil Gaiman (P)

12. “The Prophet,” Kahlil Gibran (H)

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

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

15. “Camino Island,” John Grisham (H)

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