Viewpoint Bestsellers

Viewpoint Books’ Bestseller List

Top titles at the local, independent book store.

*Asterisk denotes a local, regional, or Indiana author or connection

Children’s Books

1. “Bluey: The Creek,” Penguin Young Readers

2. “The One and Only Ruby (Signed Edition),” Katherine Applegate (H)

3. *“Kid Architect Goes to Columbus, Indiana,” Gary Vance (H)

4. “Alone,” Megan Freeman (P)

5. “Stickler Loves the World,” Lane Smith

6. “Princesses Versus Dinosaurs,” Linda Bailey

7. “The Red Jacket,” Bob Holt

8. “Shell Quest (Tiny Tales),” Steph Waldo

9. “The Handbook of Forgotten Skills: Timeless Fun for a New Generation,” Elaine Batiste

10. “Elephant and Piggie Biggie!” Mo Willems

11. “Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier,” Jeff Gottesfeld

12. “Does This Poo Belong to You?” Danielle McLean

13. “The Lost Library,” Rebecca Stead

14. “Stinetinglers,” R.L. Stine

15. “Where’s the Fire Truck?” Ingela P. Arrhenius

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

1. “Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence,” Sarah Young (H)

2. “Laughter Yoga: Daily Practices for Health and Happiness,” Madam Kataria (P)

3. *“Columbus Indiana’s Historic Crump Theatre,” David Sechrest (P)

4. *“The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet,” John Green (P)

5. *“Exhibit Columbus Journal,” Viewpoint Books (H&P)

6. *“Columbus, Indiana,” Thomas Schiff (H)

7. *“A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan’s Plot to Take Over America and the Woman Who Stopped Them,” Timothy Egan (H)

8. “Be More Taylor Swift,” DK Publishing (H)

9. “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,” Kai Bird and Martin J, Sherwin (P)

10. *“Saarinen,” Pierluigi Sarraino (P)

11. “Capote’s Women: A True Story of Love, Betrayal, and a Swan Song for an Era,” Laurence Learner (P)

12. “Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity,” Peter Attia (H)

13. “Creating Your Vintage Hallowe’en: The Folklore, Traditions, and Some Crafty Makes,” Marion Paull (H)

14. “Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know,” Malcolm Gladwell (P)

15. “Against War: Building a Culture of Peace,” Pope Francis (P)

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

1. “Tom Lake,” (signed edition) Ann Patchett (H)

2. “The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store,” (signed edition) James McBride (H)

3. “Chasing the Boogeyman,” Richard Chizmar (P)

4. “Mortal Follies,” Alexis Hall (P)

5. “Gideon the Ninth (Locked Tomb Trilogy Book 1),” Tamsyn Muir (P)

6. “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo,” Taylor Jenkins Reid (P)

7. “Love, Theoretically,” Ali Hazelgrove (P)

8. *“And So By Fire,” (signed edition) Brandon Andress (H&P)

9. “The Last Thing He Told Me,” Laura Dave (P)

10. “Happiness Falls,” (signed edition) Angie Kim (H)

11. “Fourth Wing (Empyrean Book 1),” Rebecca Yarros (H)

12. “Hallowe’en Party,” Agatha Christie (P)

13. “The Rabbit Hutch,” Tess Gunty (P)

14. “Her Radiant Curse,” (signed edition) Elizabeth Lim (H)

15. “Foxglove (Belladonna Book 2),” Adalyn Grace (H)