Madison Library District

Choice Awards

Nonfiction NOMINEES FOR 2021

Voting ended October 15!

Find all the nominees below.


1. Magnolia Table Volume 2
by Joanna Gaines

Following the launch of her #1 New York Times bestselling cookbook, Magnolia Table, and seeing her family’s own sacred dishes being served at …

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2. Too Much and Never Enough
by Mary Trump

In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and …

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3. Copycat Restaurant Favorites
by Taste of Home

Amp up your dinner routine with more than 100 restaurant copycat dishes made at home! Skip the delivery, avoid the drive thru and keep that …

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4. The Splendid and the Vile
by Erick Larson

On Winston Churchill’s first day as prime minister, Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already …

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5. Greenlights
by Matthew McConaughey

From the Academy Award®–winning actor, an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the …

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6. The Pilgrim Hypothesis
by Timothy Ballard

America is a country with deep-seated roots of faith planted by pilgrims seeking religious independence. It was these men and women who paved the …

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7. Without the Mask
by Charles Bird

Charlie Bird—the viral face of BYU during his years as Cosmo the Cougar—made waves across the nation in February when he

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8. The Milkman’s Son 
by Randy Lindsay

Raised in a family he bore little resemblance to, Randy was jokingly referred to as “the milkman’s son.”  This warm and candid memoir chronicles the unraveling of a …

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9. Floret Farm’s a Year in Flowers
by Erin Benzakein

Learn how to buy, style, and present seasonal flower arrangements for every occasion. With sections on tools, flower care, and …

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10. The Feast of Fiction Kitchen
by Jimmy Wong
and Ashley Adams

Fans of Feast of Fiction have been clamoring for a cookbook since the channel debuted in 2011. Now it’s here! Just as they do on the small screen, host …

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Other Nominees

How to Raise a Loaf and Fall in Love with Sourdough
by Roly Allen

A new generation is discovering the chewy texture and rich flavour of real bread, and sourdough is one of the biggest stories in food. You don’t …

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Entertaining with Mary Berry and Lucy Young
by Mary Berry

In this extra-special updated edition of Mary Berry’s popular entertaining cookbook, Mary makes cooking for gatherings of family …

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Attainable Sustainable
by Kris Bordessa

Packed with delicious recipes, natural remedies, gardening tips, homemaking ideas, crafts, and more, this indispensable lifestyle reference from …

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Solutions and Other Problems
by Allie Brosh

Allie Brosh returns with a new collection of comedic, autobiographical, and illustrated essays …

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You’re Mom
by Liz Climo

Moms: they are there for us through the good, the bad, the scary, the sticky, and everything in between. They also read us a lot of

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Joy at Work
by Marie Kondo

The workplace is a magnet for clutter and mess. Who hasn’t felt drained by wasteful meetings, disorganized papers, endless emails, and

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How to Eat
by Mark Bittman
and David Katz

What is the “best” diet? Do calories matter? And when it comes to protein, fat, and carbs, which ones are good and which are bad? Mark Bittman and …

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I Want You to Know We’re Still Here
by Esther Safran Foer

Esther Safran Foer grew up in a home where the past was too terrible to speak of. The child of parents who were each the sole survivors of their respective families, for …

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by Erin Gardner

Sometimes you need to take a mini vacation from the demands of daily life, and the kitchen is the best space for it. How can you return those …

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Washington’s End
by Jonathan Horn

Washington’s End begins where most biographies of George Washington leave off, with the first president exiting office after eight years and entering what …

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The Scientist and the Spy
by Mara Hvistendahl

In September 2011, sheriff’s deputies in Iowa encountered three ethnic Chinese men near a field where a farmer was growing corn seed under…

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Paper Bullets
by Jeffrey Jackson

Paper Bullets is the first book to tell the history of an audacious anti-Nazi campaign undertaken by an unlikely pair: two French women, Lucy Schwob and …

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Abandoned Malls of America
by Seph Lawless

This collection of nearly two hundred stunning yet melancholic photos captures the decline of one of the biggest symbols of American consumerism …

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The Second Coming of the Lord
by Gerald N. Lund

Do we recognize the signs of the Savior’s Second Coming that are happening today? Originally published in 1971, The Coming of the Lord, by Gerald N. Lund, became an …

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by James Nestor

No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you’re not breathing properly …

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Poems to See By
by Julian Peters

This stunning anthology of favorite poems visually interpreted by comic artist Julian Peters breathes new life into some of the greatest English-language …

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by Mo Rocca

Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries—reading about the remarkable lives of global leaders, Hollywood heavyweights, and innovators who changed the …

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by Brandon Stanton

Brandon Stanton’s Humans – his most moving and compelling book to date – shows us the world. After five years of traveling the globe, the creator of …

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The Making It Guide to Crafting
by Liz Welker

A compendium of crafting inspiration and instruction from the competition series Making It on NBC. With the all-star duo of …

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