Viewpoint Bestsellers – January 28

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Splat the Cat,” Rob Scotton

2. “Farmer Boy,” Laura Ingalls Wilder

3. “Pete the Cat: Cool for School,” James Dean

4. “Paddington: Meet Paddington,” Annie Auerbach

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

6. “Town Mouse Country Mouse,” Jan Brett

7. * “An Abundance of Katherines,” John Green

8. “Al Capone Does My Shirts,” Gennifer Choldenko

9. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

10. “Warcross,” Marie Lu

11. “Red and Lulu,” Matt Tavares

12. “Mother Bruce,” Ryan T. Higgins

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

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

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

Adult Non-Fiction

(H for hard cover, P for paperback)

1. “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” Michael Wolff (H)

2. “The Graduate Handbook: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know,” Russell Bunio (P)

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

4. * “When I Look to the Sky: A Collection of Quotes, Poems & Prayers…,” Sally Roll (H)

5. * “A Look at Modern Architecture and Art,” Edited by Steven R. Risting, Lynn Lucas & Tom Vujovich (P)

6. “Instant Pot Miracle: From Gourmet to Everyday,” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing (P)

7. “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values,” Robert M. Pirsig (P)

8. “Extraordinary Quotes Worth Remembering: Inspiration & Wisdom for Everyone,” Paul Lowrie (P)

9. * “Columbus Then and Now,” Tamara Stone Iorio (P)

10. “Wake Up! A Handbook to Living in the Here & Now,” Chris Barez-Brown (P)

11. * “Birds of Indiana,” Stan Tekiela (P)

12. “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy,” Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant (H)

13. “Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race,” Debby Irving (P)

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

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

Adult Fiction

(H for hard cover, P for paperback)

1. “The Trespasser,” Tana French (P)

2. “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” Zora Neale Hurston (P)

3. “Flight Behavior,” Barbara Kingsolver (P)

4. “Everybody’s Son,” Thrity N. Umrigar (H)

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

6. “My Cousin Rachel,” Daphne Du Maurier (P)

7. “The Woman in the Window,” A.J. Finn (H)

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

9. “Milk and Honey,” Rupi Kaur (P)

10. “The Odyssey,” Homer (P)

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

12. “Origin,” Dan Brown (H)

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

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

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

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