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Choice Awards

Nonfiction NOMINEES FOR 2019

Voting has ended for 2019.

Find all the winning titles below.

Winners

1. Educatedby Tara Westover

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for…

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2. Becoming
by Michelle Obama

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of…

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3. Where There’s Hope
by Elizabeth Smart

Author. Activist. Victim—no more.

In her fearless memoir, My Story—the basis of the Lifetime Original movie I Am Elizabeth Smart—Elizabeth detailed, for the first time, the horror behind…

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4. The Good Neighbor
by Maxwell King

Fred Rogers (1928–2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television and in the lives of tens of millions of children. As the creator and…

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5. Girl, Wash Your Face
by Rachel Hollis

Founder of the lifestyle website TheChicSite.com and CEO of her own media company, Chic Media, Rachel Hollis has created an online fan base of hundreds of thousands of fans by…

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6. Magnolia Table
by Joanna Gaines

Magnolia Table is infused with Joanna Gaines’ warmth and passion for all things family, prepared and served straight from …

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7. Slave Stealers
by Timothy Ballard

Follow two abolitionists who fought one of the most shockingly persistent evils of the world:  human trafficking and sexual exploitation of slaves. Told in alternating chapters from perspectives spanning…

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8. How to Be a Good Creature
by Sy Montgomery

Understanding someone who belongs to another species can be transformative. No one knows this better than author, naturalist, and…

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9. The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning
by Margareta Magnusson

In Sweden there is a kind of decluttering called döstädning, dö meaning “death” and städning meaning “cleaning.” This surprising and invigorating process of…

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10. Fly Girls
by Keith O’Brien

Between the world wars, no sport was more popular, or more dangerous, than airplane racing. Thousands of fans flocked to multi‑day events, and cities vied with…

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Other Nominees

The Book of Books
by Jessica Allen

A blockbuster illustrated book that captures what Americans love to read, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is the gorgeously-produced companion book to…

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Grow Something Different to Eat
by Matthew Biggs

Whether you’re a beginner and determined to make the most of limited space with a truly unique and heirloom harvest, or a seasoned grower looking to…

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Faith: A Journey for All
by Jimmy Carter

All his life, President Jimmy Carter has been a courageous exemplar of faith. Now he shares the lessons he learned. He writes, “The issue of faith arises in…

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Best Bear Ever!
by Liz Climo

Best Bear Ever! follows Bear and Rabbit, along with their other friends (including Otter, Sloth, Skunk, and Turtle), to commemorate special…

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A Higher Loyalty
by James Comey

Former FBI Director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in…

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The Boy Crisis
by Warren Farrell

What is the boy crisis?It’s a crisis of education. For the first time in American history, our sons will have less education than their dads. It’s a crisis of…

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Making the Monster
by Kathryn Harkup

The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley had a huge impact on…

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Skinnytaste One and Done
by Gina Homolka

Skinnytaste One and Done is the perfect resource for busy home cooks looking for easy, good-for-you dinnertime solutions. #1 New York Times bestselling author Gina Homolka incorporates…

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The Future of Humanity
by Michio Kaku

Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity: whether our hand is forced by…

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The Library Book
by Susan Orlean

On the morning of April 29, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who…

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A Second Wind
by Philippe Pozzo di Borgo

Born with wealth and privilege, Philippe Pozzo di Borgo was not generally someone in the habit of asking for help. Then, in 1993, right on the…

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Peace for a Palestinian
by Sahar Qumsiyeh

Sahar Qumsiyeh was born to loving Christian parents in Beit Sahour, a town on the hills next to Bethlehem. Growing up in a country torn apart by…

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Zero Waste
by Shia Su

We have a worldwide trash epidemic. The average American disposes of 4.4 pounds of garbage per day, and our landfills hold 254 million tons of waste.

What if…

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Whiskey in a Teacup
by Reese Witherspoon

Reese’s southern heritage informs her whole life, and she loves sharing the joys of southern living with practically everyone she meets. She takes the…

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Fire and Fury
by Michael Wolff

With extraordinary access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff reveals what happened behind-the-scenes in the first nine months of the most…

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