Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Turtles All the Way Down (signed edition),” John Green

2. “Bruce’s Big Move (signed edition),” Ryan Higgins

3. “The Ship of the Dead: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #3 (signed edition),” Rick Riordan

4. “Who Would Win? Tarantula vs. Scorpion,” Jerry Pallotta

5. “Little Blue Truck Leads the Way,” Alice Schertle

6. “Where the Wild Things Are,” Maurice Sendak

7. “Good Day, Good Night,” Margaret Wise Brown

8. “Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana,” James Dean

9. “Mary McScary,” R.L. Stine

10. “The Poet’s Dog,” Patricia MacLachlan

11. “Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete,” James Dean

12. “The Sign in the Smoke: Nancy Drew Diaries #12,” Carolyn Keene

13. “Baby’s First Thanksgiving,” DK Publishers

14. * “Full of Fall,” April Pulkey Sayre

15. “13½ Incredible Things You Need to Know About Everything,” DK Publishing

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

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

2. * “Spooky Indiana: Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings & Other Local Lore,” S.E. Schlosser (P)

3. “How to Stop Worrying About What You Should Do So,” Sarah Knight (H)

4. “A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life,” Mark Manson (H)

5. * “Daffodils and Dog-Ears,” Larry Perkinson

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

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

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

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

10. * “101 Trees of Indiana,” Marion Jackson (P)

11. * “A Guide to Natural Areas of Indiana: 119 Unique Places to Explore,” Steven Higgs (P)

12. * “Miller House and Garden,” Assouline (P)

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

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

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

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

1. “Origin,” Dan Brown (H)

2. “Small Great Things,” Jodi Picoult (H)

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

4. “Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society,” Mary Ann Shaffer (P)

5. “The Scarlet Letter,” Nathaniel Hawthorne (P)

6. “The Other Einstein,” Marie Benedict (H)

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

8. “The Couple Next Door,” Shari Lapena (P)

9. “Sleeping Beauties,” Stephen King and Owen King (H)

10. “The Trespasser,” Tana French (P)

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

12. “In a Dark, Dark Wood,” Ruth Ware (P)

13. “Little Fires Everywhere (signed edition),” Celeste Ng (H)

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

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

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