Viewpoint bestsellers

Top titles at the local Viewpoint Books in downtown Columbus.

* Indicates a local/Indiana author or connection

Children’s Books

1. “The Scarlet Shedder (Dog Man Book 12),” Dav Pilkey

2. “Ferris,” Kate DiCamillo

3. “Goats (National Geographic Readers),” Rose Davidson

4. “Taylor Swift: A Little Golden Book,” Little Golden Books

5. “Reptiles (National Geographic Readers),” Jennifer Szymanski

6. “Bluey: Easter,” Penguin Young Readers

7. “Mad Libs: For the Fans, Taylor Swift Edition,” Niki Catherine and Olivia Luchini

8. “A Seed Will Grow,” Hellolucky

9. *“The Easter Egg Hunt in Indiana,” Laura Baker

10. “Influencers: Cat Kid Comic Club Book 5,” Dav Pilkey

11. “See, Touch, Feel: Tummy Time,” Roger Priddy

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

13. “In the Garden: A Magic Flaps Book,” Will Millard

14. “Kristy’s Great Idea (Baby-Sitters Club Book 1),” Ann M. Martin and Raina Telgemeier

15. “M Is for Music,” Greg Paprocki


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

1. “Mostly What God Does: Reflections on Seeking and Finding His Love Everywhere” Savannah Guthrie (H)

2. “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants,” Robin Wall Kimmerer (P)

3. “How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen,” David Brooks (H)

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

5. “The Mosquito Bowl: A Game of Life and Death in World War II,” Buzz Bissinger (P)

6. “The Creative ACT: A Way of Being,” Rick Rubin (H)

7. “Taylor Swift: In Her Own Words,” Helena Hunt (P)

8. *“Birds of Indiana Field Guide,” Stan Tekiela (P)

9. “Everything I Know About Love,” Dolly Alderton (P)

10. “We Are Never Meeting in Real Life: Essays,” Samantha Irby (P)

11. “The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance…,” Rashid Khalidi (P)

12. “Normal Women: Nine Hundred Years of Making History,” Philippa Gregory (H)

13. “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI,” David Grann (P)

14. “Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention – and How to Think Deeply Again,” Johann Hari (P)

15. “Birding to Change the World: A Memoir,” Trish O’Kane (H)


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

1. “The Hunter (Signed Edition),” Tana French (H)

2. “A Fate Inked in Blood (Sage of the Unfated Book 1),” Danielle L. Jensen (H)

3. “The Women,” Kristin Hannah (H)

4. “After Annie (Signed Edition),” Anna Quindlen (H)

5. “Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone: A Murder Mystery Novel,” Benjamin Stevenson (P)

6. “Lessons in Chemistry,” Bonnie Garmus (H)

7. “A Court of Thorns and Roses,” Sarah J. Maas (P)

8. “Bride,” Ali Hazelwood (P)

9. “Murder Road,” Simone St. James (H)

10. “A Little Life,” Hamya Yanagihara (P)

11. “The Inmate,” Frieda McFadden (P)

12. “The Prisoner’s Throne (Novel of Elfhame Book 2),” Holly Black (H)

13. “Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk and Robot Book 1),” Becky Chambers (H)

14. “Wandering Stars (Signed Edition),” Tommy Orange (H)

15. “Listen for the Lie,” Amy Tintera (H)