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Choice Awards

Nonfiction NOMINEES FOR 2024

Voting begins August 20!

Find all the nominees below.


Divine Quietness
by Emily Robison Adams

Do you ever feel like your sincere, heartfelt prayers are ignored or met with silence? Do you wonder why a loving God would ever …

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Eat & Flourish
by Mary Beth Albright

A lively and evidence-based argument that a whole food diet is essential for good mental health. Food has power to nourish your …

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The Ship Beneath the Ice
by Mensun Bound

On November 21, 1914, after sailing more than ten thousand miles from Norway to the Antarctic Ocean, the Endurance finally succumbed to the …

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What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim? Vol. 1​
by Kyŏng-yun Chŏng

Star secretary Miso Kim has been by vice-chairman Youngjun Lee’s side through thick and thin for nine years … until she suddenly quits! Her unexpected declaration throws …

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Brick of Dad Puns
by Cider Mill Press

Did you hear about the two radios that got married? The reception was fantastic. This cheesy-but-grate book is jam-packed with unbearable puns …

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A Mystery of Mysteries:
The Death and Life of Edgar Allan Poe

by Mark Dawidziak

It is a moment shrouded in horror and mystery. Edgar Allan Poe died on October 7, 1849, at just forty, in a painful, utterly bizarre manner that would not have …

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Knife Drop
by Nick DiGiovanni

Home-cooked food doesn’t have to be over-the-top, fussy, or time-intensive to be absolutely amazing. In his debut cookbook, Nick DiGiovanni gives you the tools to …

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Counting the Cost
by Jill Duggar

Jill and Derick knew a normal life wasn’t possible for them. As a star on the popular TLC reality show 19 Kids and Counting, Jill grew up in front of viewers who were …

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A Fever in the Heartland
by Timothy Egan

The Roaring Twenties–the Jazz Age–has been characterized as a time of Gatsby frivolity. But it was also the height of the uniquely American hate group, the Ku Klux Klan. Their …

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The Art Thief
by Michael Finkel

For centuries, works of art have been stolen in countless ways from all over the world, but no one has been quite as successful at it as the master thief …

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From Grace to Charity
by Emily Belle Freeman

On the last night of his life, Hyrum Smith folded down the corner of a page in the Book of Mormon and marked one “I prayed unto the Lord that he would give unto …

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The Wager
by David Grann

On January 28, 1742, a ramshackle vessel of patched-together wood and cloth washed up on the coast of Brazil. Inside were thirty emaciated men, barely …

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Baking Yesteryear
by B. Dylan Hollis

Friends of baking, are you sick and tired of making the same recipes again and again? Then look no further than this baking blast from the past, as B. Dylan Hollis highlights the most unique …

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Walking with Gorillas
by Gladys Kalema-Zikusokan

In her enchanting memoir, Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Uganda’s first wildlife veterinarian, tells the remarkable story from her animal-loving childhood to her career protecting …

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It’s Easier Than
You Think!

by Sarah Kendzior
and Andrea Chalupa

Co-hosts of the popular podcast Gaslit Nation outline the authoritarian’s playbook, illuminating five steps every dictator needs to take to successfully amass and …

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Tasting History
by Max Miller

What began as a passion project when Max Miller was furloughed during Covid-19 has become a viral YouTube sensation. The “Tasting History with Max Miller” channel has thrilled food enthusiasts and …

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Alexandra Petri’s
US History

by Alexandra Petri

A witty, absurdist satire of the last 500 years, Alexandra Petri’s US History is the fake textbook you never knew you needed! As a columnist for the …

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The Fun Habit
by Mike Rucker

Doesn’t it seem that the more we seek happiness, the more elusive it becomes? The Fun Habit shows readers that fun, unlike happiness, is an action you …

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You: The Story
by Ruta Sepetys

Life is story in motion. Each day, you add to your story, revise it, and view it from a different angle. You erase things. Tear pages out. And sometimes, in hindsight, wish you could put them …

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8 Rules of Love
by Jay Shetty

Nobody sits us down and teaches us how to love. So we’re often thrown into relationships with nothing but romance movies and pop culture to help us …

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A Story of Seven Lives
by Gin Shirakawa

Nanao used to be a house cat, but after tragedy struck, he was abandoned on the rough streets of Tokyo. Now, alongside his best friend and fellow stray Machi, Nanao has to fight every …

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Lore Olympus: Vol. 4
by Rachel Smythe

The rumor mill of Olympus is constantly churning, but Persephone and Hades are all anyone can talk about. With the constant gossip creating intense pressure on the …

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The Great Healer’s Art

by Ulisses Soares

Throughout His life, the Savior showed an unlimited capacity for compassion as He blessed, lifted, and healed people wherever He went. His focus was to love and serve …

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Built to Move
by Kelly Starrett
and Juliet Starrett

After decades spent working with pro-athletes, Olympians, and Navy Seals, mobility pioneers Kelly and Juliet Starrett began thinking about the physical well-being of the …

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Taste of Home
Copycat Favorites

by Taste of Home

Versions of beloved dishes from Olive Garden, Panera Bread, Starbucks, Rib Shack, Arby’s, Applebee’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Chick-Fil-A and more are featured in …

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Tasty, Healthy, Cheap
by Kevin Tatar

Join Kevin Tatar (@KWOOWK) for delicious recipes that help you save money and build confidence in the kitchen! KWOOWK is all about fun and flavor without breaking the bank. As a self-taught home cook, Kevin has made …

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The Seven-Step Homestead
by Leah M. Webb

Perfect for any aspiring backyard gardeners, this book offers a doable, incremental program for turning any yard into a primary food source with vegetables, fruits, chickens, pollinator plants, and …

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by Prince Harry
(Henry Windsor)

It was one of the most searing images of the twentieth century: two young boys, two princes, walking behind their mother’s coffin as the world watched in sorrow—and …

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Master Slave
Husband Wife

by Ilyon Woo

In 1848, a year of international democratic revolt, a young, enslaved couple, Ellen and William Craft, achieved one of the boldest feats of self-emancipation in …

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Kneaders Bakery & Cafe
by Colleen Worthington

The story of Kneaders Bakery and Cafe began with Colleen and Gary Worthington baking traditional European bread in their kitchen. After mastering old-world bread-baking techniques and …

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Book cover for A Story of Seven Lives: The Complete Manga Collection by Gin Shirakawa

A Story of Seven Lives: The Complete Manga Collection by Gin Shirakawa

Nanao used to be a house cat, but after tragedy struck, he was abandoned on the rough streets of Tokyo. Now, alongside his best friend and fellow stray Machi, Nanao has to fight every day just to get by. Aside from foraging for food and finding a safe place to sleep, Nanao and Machi must remain vigilant about all sorts of dangers, including humans who want the stray cats gone.

When a woman named Yoshino starts feeding the neighborhood cats, Nanao reluctantly bonds with her. But the woman has emotional scars and a past entwined with Nanao’s. Can Nanao help her heal, and perhaps heal himself in the process?

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