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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This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community--a Life in Streetwear
The Most Fun We Ever Had
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
The Rumor
The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone
From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home
Disappearing Earth
The Confessions of Frannie Langton
How Not to Die Alone
The Darwin Affair
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 Last Book Party Pre-Order Now
The Travelers

Spring 2019 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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

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
Heavy: An American Memoir (Barnes & Noble Discover Award Winner)
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
The Waiter
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

All Discover Selections

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Educated
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community--a Life in Streetwear
The Woman in the Window
There There
The Most Fun We Ever Had
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
A Woman Is No Man
The Rumor
A Land More Kind Than Home: A Novel
Life of Pi
The Help
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner Series #1)

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