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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The Confessions of Frannie Langton
Disappearing Earth
From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home
The Darwin Affair
A Bend in the Stars
The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous Pre-Order Now
How Not to Die Alone Pre-Order Now
The Most Fun We Ever Had 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
Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness Pre-Order Now
The Travelers Pre-Order Now
The Rumor Pre-Order Now

Spring 2019 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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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
What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls
The Age of Light
Golden Child
The Parisian
The Girls at 17 Swann Street
At the Wolf's Table
Lights All Night Long
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 Class: A Life-Changing Teacher, His World-Changing Kids, and the Most Inventive Classroom in America
The Waiter

Summer 2018 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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There There
A Place for Us: A Novel
The Poppy War
Dear Mrs. Bird
Sex Money Murder: A Story of Crack, Blood, and Betrayal
Fruit of the Drunken Tree
America for Beginners: A Novel
Futureface: A Family Mystery, an Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging
No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America
The Ensemble
What Should Be Wild: A Novel
What We Were Promised

All Discover Selections

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz
There There
The Woman in the Window
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
Love, Hate and Other Filters
The Confessions of Frannie Langton
Our Little Racket
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner Series #1)
Looking for Alaska
A Woman Is No Man
We Must Be Brave
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

All Discover Winners

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