Viewpoint Bestsellers – March 18

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Dog Man and Cat Kid (Dog Man #4),” Dav Pilkey

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

3. “Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea (Narwhal & Jelly Book #1),” Ben Clanton

4. “Jamberry,” Bruce Degan

5. “Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars,” Gregory Zuckerman

6. “The Hate U Give,” Angie Thomas

7. “Lots of Knock-Knock Jokes for Kids,” Whee Winn

8. “Sticker Friends: Kittens,” Roger Priddy

9. “A Band of Babies,” Carole Gerber

*10. “Sidekicked,” John David Anderson

11. “The Story of Ferdinand,” Munro Leaf

12. “Wonder,” R.J. Palacio

13. “Fish in a Tree,” Lynda Mullaly Hunt

14. “Best Friends for Frances,” Russell Hoban

15. “Dragons Love Tacos,” Adam Rubin

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

1. “Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make …” Lois P. Frankel (P)

2. “The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women,” Valerie Young (H)

3. “Running from the Mirror: A Memoir,” Howard Shulman (P)

4. “History of Our Hysteria: Indiana High School Basketball,” IndyStar Publications/Pediment Press (H)

5. “Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith,” Anne Lamott (P)

6. “Wisdom from the World According to Mr. Rogers: Important Things to Remember,” Fred Rogers (H)

7. “Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student & a Life-Changing Friendship,” Michelle Kuo (H)

8. “Red, Black and Global: The Transformation of Cummins 1995-2010,” Susan Hanafee (H)

9. “Feel Free: Essays,” Zadie Smith (H)

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

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

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

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

14. “12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos,” Jordan B. Peterson (H)

15. “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family & Culture in Crisis,” J. D. Vance (H)

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

1. “Norse Mythology,” Neil Gaiman (P)

2. “Her Body and Other Parties: Stories,” Carmen Machado (P)

3. “We Were the Lucky Ones,” Georgia Hunter (P)

4. “Little Fires Everywhere,” Celeste Ng

5. “The Almost Sisters,” Joshilyn Jackson (H)

6. “American Gods (Author’s Preferred Text, Tenth Anniversary,” Neal Gaiman (P)

7. “Year One (Chronicles of the One, Book #1),” Nora Roberts (H)

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

9. “The Great Alone,” Kristin Hannah (H)

10. “The Perfect Nanny,” Leila Slimani (P)

11. “City of Endless Night,” Douglas Preston (H)

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

*13. “Nine Assignments,” Glenda Winders (P)

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

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

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