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

Spring 2019 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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

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
The Class: A Life-Changing Teacher, His World-Changing Kids, and the Most Inventive Classroom in America
All the Colors We Will See: Reflections on Barriers, Brokenness, and Finding Our Way

All Discover Selections

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Educated
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
There There
The Poppy War
The Woman in the Window
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner Series #1)
Life of Pi
The Lost Queen
A Land More Kind Than Home: A Novel
The Help
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
The Confessions of Frannie Langton

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