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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)

Spring 2019 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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We Must Be Brave
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls
Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story
American Spy: A Novel
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
The Field Guide to the North American Teenager
The Age of Light
Enchantée
A Woman Is No Man: A Novel
Golden Child
At the Wolf's Table
The Girls at 17 Swann Street
An Affair of Poisons
The Far Field
Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A.

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
Family Trust
To Shake the Sleeping Self: A Journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a Quest for a Life with No Regret
The Lost Queen
All You Can Ever Know
The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock
The Class: A Life-Changing Teacher, His World-Changing Kids, and the Most Inventive Classroom in America
The Waiter
All the Colors We Will See: Reflections on Barriers, Brokenness, and Finding Our Way

Summer 2018 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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There There
A Place for Us
The Poppy War
Ohio
Dear Mrs. Bird
Vox
Fruit of the Drunken Tree
Bearskin
Sex Money Murder: A Story of Crack, Blood, and Betrayal
America for Beginners: A Novel
The Ensemble
What We Were Promised
Social Creature
No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America
Mr. Flood's Last Resort: A Novel

Spring 2018 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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Educated
The Woman in the Window
The Immortalists
The Chalk Man
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions
Only Killers and Thieves (Barnes & Noble Discover Award Winner)
Tangerine: A Novel
White Chrysanthemum
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower
Love, Hate and Other Filters
Heart Berries
This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America
The House of Impossible Beauties
The Gunners: A Novel
The Milk Lady of Bangalore: An Unexpected Adventure

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Educated
The Woman in the Window
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Girl in Translation
The Immortalists
We Must Be Brave
There There
A Place for Us
Fight Club: A Novel
Looking for Alaska
The Mermaids Singing
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Chalk Man
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls

All Discover Winners

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