Viewpoint Bestsellers – November 26

Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller List

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 12,” Jeff Kinney

2. “Rad Women Worldwide …” Kate Schatz

3. “Dog Man,” Dav Pilkey

4. “Smile,” Raina Telgemeier

5. *“Merry Christmas, Peanut!” Terry Border

6. “I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 (I Survived Series #2),” Lauren Tarshis

7. “You Gotta Be Kidding! The Crazy Book of “Would You Rather…? Questions,” Workman Publishing

8. “Pax,” Sara Pennypacker

9. “The Infamous Ratsos,” Kara LaReau

10. “Scratch and Sketch: Dragons and Mythical Creatures,” Peter Pauper Press

11. “The Gruffalo,” Julia Donaldson

12. “One Second After,” William R. Forstchen

13. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

14. “Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic,” Arthur A. Levine Books, British Library

15. “LEGO: Attack of the Nindroids,” Scholastic Publishing

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

1. *“When I Look to the Sky,” Sally Peters Roll (H)

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

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

4. *“Birds of Indiana Field Guide,” Stan Tekiela (P)

5. *“Move Your Chair,” Rick Weinheimer (P)

6. “American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice,” Khizr Khan (H)

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

8. “The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely…” Jason Fagone (H)

9. “Grant,” Ron Chernow (H)

10. “Legacy of Courage: Stories of Honor Flight Veterans,” Cheryl Popp and Peter Bronson (P)

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

12. “Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It!” Ree Drummond (H)

13. “Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission That Changed the War in the Pacific,” Bob Drury (P)

14. “Walking,” Henry David Thoreau (H)

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

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

1. “Murder on the Orient Express,” Agatha Christie (P)

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

3. “Uncommon Type: Some Stories,” Tom Hanks (H)

4. “Wishin’ and Hopin’: A Christmas Story,” Wally Lamb (P)

5. “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry,” Fredrik Backman (P)

6. “One Second After,” William Forstchen (P)

7. “The Essex Serpent,” Sarah Perry (H)

8. *“The Altar Boy,” Phil Stephens (P)

9. “Little Fires Everywhere (Signed Edition),” Celeste Ng (H)

10. “Seven Up,” Janet Evanovich (P)

11. “The Rooster Bar,” John Grisham (H)

12. “Origin,” Dan Brown (H)

13. “The Other Einstein,” Marie Benedict (P)

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

15. “Mink River,” Brian Doyle (P)

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