2018 Discover Awards Winners

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Congratulations to the 2018 Discover Awards winners: Paul Howarth for Only Killers and Thieves and Kiese Laymon for Heavy. See all Winners & Finalists.

Only Killers and Thieves (Barnes & Noble Discover Award Winner)
Heavy: An American Memoir (Barnes & Noble Discover Award Winner)

Summer 2019 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
The Darwin Affair
The Most Fun We Ever Had Pre-Order Now
The Confessions of Frannie Langton
How Not to Die Alone
From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home
Disappearing Earth
The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna
A Bend in the Stars
Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness
The Rumor Pre-Order Now
This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community--a Life in Streetwear Pre-Order Now
The Last Book Party Pre-Order Now
Gods of Jade and Shadow Pre-Order Now
The Travelers Pre-Order Now

Spring 2019 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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American Pop
A Woman Is No Man
We Must Be Brave
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
The Field Guide to the North American Teenager
American Spy
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls
What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays
Golden Child
The Age of Light
The Parisian
The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation
The Girls at 17 Swann Street
Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story

Fall 2018 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment
Heavy: An American Memoir
Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
The Lost Queen
To Shake the Sleeping Self: A Journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a Quest for a Life with No Regret
All You Can Ever Know
Family Trust
The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock
All the Colors We Will See: Reflections on Barriers, Brokenness, and Finding Our Way
The Waiter
The Class: A Life-Changing Teacher, His World-Changing Kids, and the Most Inventive Classroom in America

All Discover Selections

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Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
A Land More Kind Than Home: A Novel
The Woman in the Window
American Pop
There There
Life of Pi
The Darwin Affair
House of Leaves
The Most Fun We Ever Had Pre-Order Now
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
A Woman Is No Man
The Poppy War

All Discover Winners

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Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Heavy: An American Memoir
Only Killers and Thieves (Barnes & Noble Discover Award Winner)
Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century
Girl with a Pearl Earring
The Shell Collector
Snow Falling on Cedars
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America
The Orchardist
One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer
The Last Season