Viewpoint Bestsellers – April 1

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. *“Something’s Different About Andrew,” Kyndal Gary

2. “The Red Pencil,” Andrea Davis Pinkney

3. “Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons: The Story of Phyllis Wheatley,” Ann Rinaldi

4. “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women,” Timbuktu Labs

5. “I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World,” Malala Yousafzai

6. “God Gave Us Easter,” Lisa Tawn Bergren

7. “The Wishing Spell (Land of Stories #1),” Chris Colfer

8. “Islandborn,” (Signed Copy), Junot Diaz

9. “Dear Girl,” Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Paris Rosenthal

10. “Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel,” Adam Rubin

11. “I Survived the Children’s Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16),” Lauren Tarshis

12. “The Relic of Perilous Falls (Will Wilder #1),” Raymond Arroyo

13. “Auggie and Me: Three Wonder Stories,” R.J. Palacio

14. “Tales from a Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter (Dork Diaries #10),” Rachel Ren Russell

15. “Marlon Bundo’s Day in the Life of the Vice President,” Charlotte Pence

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

1. *“Waynesville, Indiana: Mother’s Day, Murder and Mayhem,” Ray and Debi Stanton (P)

2. “Prayer: Our Deepest Longing,” Ronald Rolheiser (P)

3. *“Dining Secrets of Indiana, 8th Edition,” Poole Publishing (P)

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

5. “I’ve Been Thinking … Reflections, Prayers & Meditations for a Meaningful Life,” Maria Shriver (H)

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

7. “The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss & American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home,” Denise Kiernan (H)

8. “Chillin’ with Your Daddy God: A Daily Dose of God’s Love,” Vincent C. Grote (P)

9. “Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America…,” Michael Isikoff (H)

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

11. “How to Love,” Thich Nhat Hanh (P)

12. “Educated: A Memoir,” Tara Westover (H)

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

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

15. “The Science of Cooking: Every Question Answered to Perfect Your Cooking,” Stuart Farrimond (H)

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

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

2. “All Our Wrong Todays,” Elan Mastai (P)

3. “Lincoln in the Bardo,” George Saunders (P)

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

5. “The Underground Railroad,” Colson Whitehead (P)

6. “Norse Mythology,” Neil Gaiman (P)

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

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

9. “Little Fires Everywhere,” Celeste Ng (P)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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