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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
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
The Field Guide to the North American Teenager
American Spy
Enchantée
The Age of Light
A Woman Is No Man: A Novel
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls
Golden Child
Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story
At the Wolf's Table
The Girls at 17 Swann Street: A Novel
The Far Field
An Affair of Poisons
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
Heavy: An American Memoir (Barnes & Noble Discover Award Winner)
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
No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America
What We Were Promised
Social Creature
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
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions
The Chalk Man
Only Killers and Thieves (Barnes & Noble Discover Award Winner)
Tangerine: A Novel
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower
White Chrysanthemum
Love, Hate and Other Filters
This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America
The House of Impossible Beauties
Heart Berries
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
The Immortalists
We Must Be Brave
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad Series #1)
There There
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
When I Was Puerto Rican
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Chalk Man

All Discover Winners

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