Viewpoint bestsellers – January 14

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

2. “Pete the Cat: Snow Daze,” James Dean

3. “Warcross,” Marie Lu

4. “Red and Lulu,” Matt Tavares

5. “Mother Bruce,” Ryan T. Higgins

6. “Amelia Bedelia Joins the Club!,” Herman Parish

7. “Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures,” Jeff Brown and Kate Egan

8. “Last Star: The Final Book of the Fifth Wave,” Rick Yancey

9. “If You Give a Mouse a Brownie,” Laura Numeroff

10. “Fancy Nancy and the Mean Girl,” Jane O’Connor

11. “Rad Women Worldwide: Artists & Athletes, Pirates & Punks,” Kate Schatz

12. “Hatchet (Anniversary Edition),” Gary Paulsen

13. “LEGO Make Your Own Movie: 100% LEGO Guide to Stop-Motion Animation,” Klutz Publishing

14. “Bill the Cat Story: A Bloom County Epic (Signed Edition),” Berke Breathed

15. “The Story of Ferdinand,” Munro Leaf

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

1. “Leonardo DaVinci,” Walter Isaacson (H)

2. “The Subtle Art …,” Mark Manson (H)

3. “Extraordinary Quotes Worth Remembering,” Paul Lowrie, Editor (P)

4. “Being Mortal: Medicine & What Matters in the End,” Atul Gawande (P)

5. “I Thought My Father Was God and Other True Tales from NPR’s National Story Project,” Paul Auster (P)

6. “I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir,” Brian Wilson (P)

7. * “Columbus, Indiana,” Patricia M. Mote (P)

8. “Tales of Two Americas: Tales of Inequality in a Divided Nation,” John Freeman (P)

9. “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come & Get It!,” Ree Drummond (H)

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

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

12. “The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations,” Oprah Winfrey (H)

13. “Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship and Purpose,” Joe Biden (H)

14. “The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief & Compassion — Surprising Observations,” Peter Wohllenben (H)

15. “Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit,” Chris Matthews (H)

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

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

2. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

3. “The Odyssey,” Homer (P)

4. “Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: A Collection of Outlander Fiction,” Diana Gabaldon (P)

5. “Caroline: Little House Revisited,” Sarah Miller (H)

6. “Come Rain or Come Shine (Mitford Years #11),” Jan Karon (P)

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

8. “It Devours: A Welcome to Night Vale Novel,” Joseph Fink (P)

9. “Origin,” Dan Brown (H)

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

11. “Bluebird, Bluebird,” Attica Locke (H)

12. “The Sun and Her Flowers,” Rupi Kaur (P)

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

14. “Commonwealth,” Ann Patchett (P)

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

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