Viewpoint Bestsellers

Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller List

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Ten Black Dots: Puzzling and Improbable Questions and Answers,” Donald Crews

2. “I’ll Wait, Mr. Panda / Yo Voy a Esperar, Sr. Panda,” Steve Antony

3. “de la Cabeza a Los Pies (From Head to Toe),” Eric Carle

4. “A Tale of Two Kitties (Dog Man #3),” Dav Pilkey

5. “Little Blue Truck (Board Book),” Alice Schertle

6. “All Fall Down (Embassy Row #1),” Ally Carter

7. “The Testing (Testing #1),” Joelle Charbonneau

8. “The Noon Balloon,” Margaret Wise Brown

9. “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat,” Lucille Colandro

10. “I Love You, Little Pumpkin!” Sandra Magsamen

11. “Night on Fire,” Ronald Kidd

12. “The Seventh Most Important Thing,” Shelley Pearsall

13. “On a Magical Do-Nothing Day,” Baeatrice Alemagna

14. “Leaves: An Autumn Pop-Up Book,” Janet Lawler

15. “Mermaid,” Jan Brett

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

1. *“Exhibit Columbus Field Guide,” Exhibit Columbus (P)

2. “What Happened,” Hillary Rodham Clinton (H)

3. *“Columbus, Indiana: A Look at Modern Architecture and Art,” Edited by S. Risting, L. Lucas & T. Vujovich (P

4. *“Kiritsis and Me: Enduring 63 Hours at Gunpoint,” Dick Hall (P)

5. “HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence,” Harvard Business Review (P)

6. “Believe in Yourself Journal,” Peter Pauper Press (H)

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

8. *“Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher,” Paul J. Hoffman (P)

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

10. “Hillbilly Elegy,” J.D. Vance (H)

11. “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World,” Dalai Lama (H)

12. *“Temporary Preserves,” David Zinn (P)

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

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

15. “Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces That Shape Behavior,” Jonah Berger (P)

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

1. “Grapes of Wrath,” John Steinbeck (P)

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

3. “Catcher in the Rye,” J.D. Salinger (P)

4. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles (H)

5. *“Gradle Bird,” J.C. Sasser (P)

6. “The Child Finder,” Rene Denfeld (H)

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

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

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

10. “Old Heart,” Peter Ferry (P)

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

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

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

14. “News of the World,” Paulette Jiles (P)

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

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