2016 – Complete List

2016

January 2016

1 – Physics/Space/Math – Euclid in the Rainforest by Joseph Mazur
2 – SB+F – A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens, by Melissa Caughey
3 – SB+F – When Whales Cross the Sea: The Gray Whale Migration, by Sharon Katz Cooper and Illustrated by Tom Leonard
4 – NEW – The Snowflake: Winter’s Frozen Artistry Kenneth Libbrecht and Rachel Wing
5 – Biology/Animals – One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life by John Archibald
6 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – The Extreme Life of the Sea, by Stephen R. Palumbi and Anthony Palumbi
7 – History/Art/TV/Film – British Science Fiction Television: A Hitchhiker’s Guide by John R Cook and Peter Wright
8 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – Stiffs, Skulls & Skeletons: Medical Photography and Symbolism – Stanley B. Burns and Elizabeth A. Burns
9 – SB+F – Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall, by Anita Silvey
10 – SB+F – Kirby’s Journal: Backyard Butterfly Magic, by Charlotte Caldwell
11 – NEW – The Brain: The Story of you – David Eagleman – JOHN ARCHIBALD
12 – Award Winning – Edelstein Award – Edison, A Life of Invention by Paul Israel (Edelstein Award)
13 – Kids – A Journey Through: the Human Body by Steve Parker
14 – GIVEAWAY –  Herding Hemingway’s Cats by Kat Arney
15 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – SPINDLES Edited by Ra Page & Penny Lewis
16 – 10 Great Books on Cats – Fierce Beauty: Preserving the World of Wild Cats by Bhagavan (“Doc”) Antle , Tim Flach and Barry Bland
17 – 10 Great Books on Dinosaurs – Dinosaur Paleobiology edited by Stephen L. Brusatte
18 – NEW – The Confidence Game – Maria Konnikova – STEVE PALUMBI INTERVIEW
19 – Biography – Female – The Excellent Doctor Blackwell: The Life of the First Woman Physician by Julia Boyd
20 – Technology/Data/Engineering – Cheap and Clean: How Americans Think About Energy in the Age of Global Warming by Stephen Ansolabehere and David M. Konisky
21 – Psychology – Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina – SOPHIE FRENTZ
22 – Kids – A Journey Through: Space by Steve Parker
23 – 10 Great books Agriculture – Empires of Food: Feast, Famine, and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations By Andrew Rimas and Evan Fraser
24 – 10 Great Books HOS – The Composition of Kepler’s Astronomia nova by James R. Voelkel
25 – NEW – Cure: A JOURNEY INTO THE SCIENCE OF MIND OVER BODY by Jo Marchant
26 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus (1992) by John Gray’s
27 – Biology/Animals – Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina
28 – Physics/Space/Math – The Quantum Moment: How Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg Taught Us to Love Uncertainty by Robert P. Crease and Alfred Scharff Goldhaber – VANESSA SOLOMON REVIEW
29 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon by Craig Nelson
30 – 10 Books UK May – Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life by Paul Dolan
31 – 10 Books Life Sciences – Elegance in Science: The Beauty of Simplicity by Ian Glynn

February 2016 

1 – NEW – Light: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond by Kimberly Arcand and Megan Watzke
2 – History/Art/TV/Film – Defining the Wind: The Beaufort Scale and How a 19th-Century Admiral Turned Science into Poetry by Scott Huler
3 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – The Drunken Monkey: Why We Drink and Abuse Alcohol, by Robert Dudley
4 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – Nuclear is for Life: A Cultural Revolution by Wade Allison – LINDEN ASHCROFT
5 – Award Winning – British Psychological Society – The Power of Others: Peer Pressure, Groupthink, and How the People Around Us Shape Everything We Do by Michael Bond
6 – 10 Great Books on Medicine – The House of God by Samuel Shem
7 – 10 Great Books on Science Illustration – Art Forms in Nature: The Prints of Ernst Haeckel
8 – NEW – The Blue Whale by Jenni Desmon
9 – Biography – When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
10 – Technology/Data/Engineering – The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer, by Sydney Padua
11 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – Curious Incident of a Dog in the Night – Mark Haddon RENEE WEBSTER
12 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity – “Pluto’s Secret: An Icy World’s Tale of Discovery” by Margaret A. Weitekamp, with David DeVorkin, Illustrated by Diane Kidd
13 – Debary Nomination 2015 – 50 Science Things to Make & Do, by Georgina Andrews & Kate Knighton
14 – Valentine’s Day – Falling in Love: Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose
15 – NEW – Electronic Dreams: How 1980s Britain Learned to Love the Computer by Tom Lean – KIM ARCAND INTERVIEW
16 – Winner of DeBary Award 2015 – Bones (2015 Winner, APS DeBary Award), by: Steve Jenkins
17 – Psychology – Dementia: The One-Stop Guide: Practical Advice for Families, Professionals, and People Living with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease – June Andrews
18 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – The New York Times Book of Science: More than 150 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage – ALICIA VAUGHAN
19 – Physics/Space/Math – Spooky Action at a Distance By George Musser
20 – Debary Nomination 2015 – Patient Zero – Solving the Mysteries of Deadly Epidemics, by Marlilee Peters
21 – Debary Nomination 2015 – How the Weather Works – A hands-on guide to our changing climate, by Christine Dorion and illustrated by Beverley Young
22 – NEW – The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health by David B Agus – SUSAN CAUGHEY INTERVIEW
23 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – The Mysterious Universe (1930) James Jeans – 10 Great Science Read Alouds
24 – Biology/Animals – Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes, by Svante Paabo
25 – History/Art/TV/Film – Artscience by David Edwards
26 – 1000th BOOK – On the Origin of Species – Charles Darwin
27 – Debary Nomination 2015 – Neighborhood Sharks – Hunting with the great whites of California’s Farallon Islands, by Katherine Roy
28 – Nebula Nomination 2015 – Raising Caine by Charles E. Gannon
29 – NEW – Boiling River by Andrés Ruzo

March 2016

1 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology –  Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World – Tom Zoellner
2 – Bloomsbury – 
Sorting the Beef from the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics By: Richard Evershed, Nicola Temple
3 – Biography – CONCUSSION by Jeanne Marie Laskas
4 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – Market Driven Health Care by Regina Herzlinger
5 – Debary Nomination 2015 – A Seed is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts Aston and illustrated by Sylvia Long
6 – Nebula Nomination 2015 – Barsk: The Elephants’ Graveyard by Lawrence M. Schoen
7 – NEW – Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind by Scott Barry Kaufman  (Author), Carolyn Gregoire
8 – Award Winning – British History of Science – Science: A Four Thousand Year History by Patricia Fara
9 – Technology/Data/EngineeringSeven Wonders of the Industrial World by Deborah Cadbury
10 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – The Heart Goes Last by margaret atwood
11 – Psychology – The Joy of Pain – Richard Smith
12 – Debary Nomination 2015 – Seed Needs Sun, by Kate Riggs and illustrated by Fiammetta Dogi
13 – Debary Nomination 2015 – The Nature Explorer’s Handbook – How to make friends with snails and other creatures by Moira Butterfield
14 – NEW – Always Hungry?: Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells, and Lose Weight Permanently by David Ludwig
15 – 5 Questions: Science and Religion Edited by Gregg D. Caruso – BSFA Nominees 2015
16 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity – On a Beam of Light: The Story of Albert Einstein, Illustrated by the Great Vladimir Radunsky
17 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – The Mote in God’s Eye (Mote Series Book 1) – TESSA K REVIEW
18 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – Introducing Evolutionary Psychology by Dylan Evans, Oscar Zarate
19  – BSFA Nominees – Europe at Midnight by Dave Hutchinson
20 – BSFA Nominees – Mother of Eden (Dark Eden 2) by Chris Beckett
21  – NEW – Death on Earth – Jules Howard
22 – Physics/Space/Math – Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA – Teitel
23 – Biology/Animals – Where Do Camels Belong? Thompson
24 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – C. S. Sell (ed), The Chemistry of Fragrances, 2nd edition, RSC, 2006. – KEVINS REVIEW – Breaking the Chains of Gravity
25 – History/Art/TV/Film – Morbid Curiosities: Medical Museums in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Samuel J.M.M. Alberti
26 – BSFA Nominees – Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonald
27 – BSFA Nominees – Glorious Angels by Justina Robson
28 – NEW – Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck by Adam Cohen
29 – Award Winning –  2012 Samuel Johnson Prize – Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest by Wade Davis
30 – Biography – F – Henrion, Claudia, Women in Mathematics: The Addition of Difference (1997, Indiana University Press; ISBN-10: 0253211190; ISBN-13: 978-0253211194)
31 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana by David Cassarett

April 2016

1 – Technology/Data/Engineering – How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy by Stephen Witt
2 – Zombies – Night of the Living Trekkies by Kevin David Anderson and Sam Stall
3 – UK – This is Not a Maths Book: A Smart Art Activity Book by Anna Weltman
4 – NEW –
States of mind – Edited by Anna Faherty
5 – Fiction/SciFi/Math Monster’s Proof by Richard Lewis
6 – Psychology – Through the Language Glass: How Words Colour Your World, Guy Deutscher
7 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity – Buzzing!, Anneliese Emmans Dean
8 – Phillip K Dick Winner – APEX by Ramez Naam (Angry Robot Books) – PKD Nominees http://www.philipkdickaward.org/2016/01/-2016-philip-k-dick-award-nominees-announced.html
9 – PKD Nominees – Edge of Dark by Brenda Cooper
10 – PKD Nominees – After the Saucers Landed by Douglas Lain
11 – NEW – Spirals of Time
12 – NEW – The Most Perfect Thing – Tim Birkhead
13 – Biology/Animals – Lab Girl
14 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – The New York Times Book of Physics and Astronomy: More Than 100 Years Covering the Expanding Universe – Renee’s Review
15 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – The Making of the Atomic Bomb (1986) Richard Rhodes
16 – PKD Nominees – (R)evolution by PJ Manney
17 – PKD Nominees – Windswept by Adam Rakunas
18 – NEW – ‘The Wild Robot,’ by Peter Brown
19 – Physics/Space/Math – The Secrets of Triangles: A Mathematical Journey by Alfred S. Posamentier  (Author), Ingmar Lehmann (Author)
20 – NEW – The Invisible War – Gregory Crocetti
21 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – The Elements of Power: Gadgets, Guns, and the Struggle for a Sustainable Future in the Rare Metal Age – Dorion Saga Review
22 – History/Art/TV/Film – Beautiful Geometry – Eli Major
23 – PKD Nominees – Archangel by Marguerite Reed
24 – Chemistry 2 – The Chemistry of Mind-Altering Drugs: History, Pharmacology, and Cultural Context by Daniel M. Perrine
25 – NEW – Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space by Janna Levin
26 – Award Winning – Green Earth – Threatened by Eliot Schrefer

27 – Bloomsbury – The Tyrannosaur Chronicles by David Hone
28 – Bloomsbury – Atoms Under the Floorboards by CHris Woodford
29 – Bloomsbury – Soccermatics: Mathematical Adventures in the Beautiful Game by David Sumpter – Dyani’s Review
30 – Green Earth 2016 Nominees – A 52-Hertz Whale, written by Bill Sommer and Natalie Haney Tilghman

May 2016

1 – Green Earth 2016 Nominees – Stinky Cecil in Operation Pond Rescue, written and illustrated by Paige Braddock
2 – NEW – THE QUANTUM RULES, by Kunal K. Das
3 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity – How to build a motorcycle by Saskia Lacey
4 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – As She Climbed Across the Table by Jonathan Lethem
5 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben – Green Earth Nominees
6 – Biography – M – WE COULD NOT FAIL: The First African Americans in the Space Program By Richard Paul and Steven Moss
7 – Green Earth Nominees – Crane Boy, written by Diana Cohn and illustrated by Youme
8 – Green Earth Nominees – Mission: Sea Turtle Rescue, written by Karen Romano Young and Daniel Raven-Ellison
9 – NEW – The Jazz of Physics – Alexander
10 – Technology/Data/Engineering – When Computing Got Personal by Matt Nicholson.
11 – Suggestion – Stem Cell Battles: Proposition 71 and Beyond – Green Earth Nominees
12 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – The Last, Best Lie – Kennedy Quinn – Sophia Frentz review
13 – Psychology – CAPTURE, by David A. Kessler
14 – Green Earth Nominees – The Beast of Cretacea, written by Todd Strasser
15 – Green Earth Nominees – Sydney & Simon Go Green!, written by Paul A. Reynolds and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
16 – NEW – The Gene – by Mukajeert
17 – Biography – F – RISE OF THE ROCKET GIRLS, by Nathalia Holt
18 – Physics/Space/Math – Fear of Physics – Lawrence Krauss
19  – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – The Birth and Death of the Sun (1940) George Gamow – Lydia Jasmine’s Review
20 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – The Planets by Dava Sobel
21 – Green Earth – The Hornless Rhinoceros, by Robin W. Radcliffe
22 – Green Earth – One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia, written by Miranda Paul and illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon (Millbrook Press)
23 – NEW – The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself – Sean Carroll
24 – Biology/Animals – ARE WE SMART ENOUGH TO KNOW HOW SMART ANIMALS ARE?, by Frans de Waal
25 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology Why Does Asparagus Make Your Wee Smell?: And 57 other curious food and drink questions – Brunning
26 – History/Art/TV/Film – The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic–and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World – Steven Johnson – Carrie’s Book Review
27 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – Internal Medicine: A Doctor’s Stories. Terrence Holt
28 – Royal Society Kids – The Usborne Official Astronaut’s Handbook by Louie Stowell, illustrated by Roger Simo
29 – Green Earth – The Neptune Challenge, written by Polly Holyoke
30 – NEW – GRIT: The New Science of What it Takes to Persevere, Flourish, Succeed by Stolz
31 – Award Winning – Green Earth Picture Books – The Promise by Nicola Davies (Author), Laura Carlin (Illustrator)

June 2016

1 – Technology/Data/Engineering – Flying Buttresses, Entropy and O-Rings: The World of an Engineer by James L. Adams
2 – Psychology – Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains by Susan Greenfield
3 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity – Electrical Wizard. Elizabeth Rusch. Candlewick Press.
4 – Royal Society Young Person’s Nominees – Lift-the-flap First Questions and Answers: How do flowers grow? by Katie Daynes
5 – Green Earth Nominees – The Seeds of Friendship author/illustrator: Michael Foreman
6 – Bloomsbury –
Goldilocks and the Water Bears:The Search for Life in the Universe by Louisa Preseton
7 – Bloomsbury – Big Data:Does Size Matter? By: Timandra Harkness
8 – CSIRO – Phasmid: Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect
9 – CSIRO – Imagining the Future: Invisibility, Immortality and 40 Other Incredible Ideas, by Simon Torok and Paul Holper
10 – Royal Society Young People’s – How Machines Work by David Macaulay
11 – EACL – Seagull by Danny Snell

12 – Green Earth – What’s the Buzz:  Keeping Bees in Flight, written by Merrie-Ellen Wilcox – page
13 –
NEW – Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind by Andy Clark
14 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut
15 – Review Book – The Quantum Age by Brian Clegg
16 – Physics/Space/Math – The Hunt for Vulcan: …And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe by Thomas Leveson – Alicia Sometimes Review
17 – Royal Society Young People’s – TreeTops inFact: How to Change the World by Isabel Thomas
18 – EACL – Thirst by Lizzie Wilcock
19 – Green Earth – The Order of the Trees by Katy Farber
20 – NEW – One Wild Bird at a Time: Portraits of Individual Lives – Bernd Heinrich
21 – Biology/Animals – Race Unmasked: Biology and Race in the Twentieth Century by Michael Yudell
22 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – The Big Splat, or How Our Moon Came to Be by Dana McKenzie
23 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – Nick and Tesla’s Robot Army Rampage: A Mystery with Hoverbots, Bristle Bots, and Other Robots You Can Build Yourself by Bob Pflugfelder  (Author), Steve Hockensmith  (Author)
24 – Royal Society Young People’s – Project body by John Farndon
25 – 
EACL – Atmospheric by Carole Wilkinson
26 – Green Earth – The Stranded Whale, written by Jane Yolen and illustrated by Melanie Cataldo
27 – NEW – THE SLEEP REVOLUTION by Arianna Huffington
28  – History/Art/TV/Film – A Fragile Balance: The Extraordinary Story of Australian Marsupials
29
Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – A Million Years in a Day: A Curious History of Everyday Life by Greg Jenner
30 – Award Winning – BFSA – Air: Or, Have Not Have by Geoff Ryman

July 2016 
1 – Biography – M – Big Dead Place: Inside the Strange & Menacing World of Antarctica – Nicholas Johnson
2- 
EACL – A River by Marc Martin
3 – Green Earth –  Toad Weather by Sandra Markle
4 – NEW – The Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves – Fernyhough
5 – Technology/Data/Engineering – The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future by Kevin Kelly
6 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – The Difference Engine by William GibsonBruce Sterling
7
 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity – Love in the Time of Global Warming by Francesca Lia Block
8 – Psychology – The Psychology of Superheroes: An Unauthorized Exploration – Rosenberg
9 – EACL – The River and the Book by Alison Croggon
10 – 10 Books on Women in Science – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
11 – NEW – Winner of the Wellcome Book Prize 2016: ‘It’s All in Your Head’ by Suzanne O’Sullivan – http://wellcomebookprize.org
12 – NEW – The Memory Code – Lynne Kelly
13 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – E. O. Wilson’s Sociobiology
14 – Physics/Space/Math – Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data by Charles Wheelan
15 – Wellcome 2016 Nominees – Playthings by Alex Pheby
 16 – EACL Nominees – Mister Cassowary by Samantha Wheeler
17 – 10 Great Books SciFi(2) – Bloodchild by Octavia Butler (1995)
18 – NEW – Science Stunts: Fun Feats of Physics by Jordan D Brown
 19 – Biology/Animals – The Last Tortoise: A tale of extinction in our lifetime by Craig B. Stanford
20 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015 edited by Rebecca Skloot
21 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – Mauve: How One Man Invented a Color That Changed the World by Simon Garfield
22 – Wellcome 2016 Nominees -The Last Act of Love: The story of my brother and his sister by Cathy Rentzenbrink
23 – History/Art/TV/Film – Darwin’s Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution by Rebecca Stott
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4 – 10 Great Kids Books – George and Ghost by Catriona Hoy and illustrated by Cassia Thomas
25 – NEW – Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach
26 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments by Ali Almossawi  (Author), Alejandro Giraldo (Illustrator)
27 – Award Winning – Neumann Prize – Reviel Netz and William Noel, The Archimedes Codex
28 – Biography – F – A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock by Evelyn Fox Keller (Suggested by Terry Speed PhD)
29 – Wellcome 2016 Nominees – The Outrun – by Amy Liptrot
30 – 10 Great Books on History of Medicine – The Morbid Anatomy Anthology, ed. Joanna Ebenstein and Colin Dickey
31 – 10 Great Books for Kids (ReaditDaddy) – 100 Things to Know about Science – Usborne
August 2016
1 – Bloomsbury Giveaway – Science and the City
2 – CSIRO Giveaway – How Life Works: The Inside Word from a Biochemist by Daphne Elliott and William Elliott

3 – Sprinter and Strummer: Australia’s Changing Seasons by Timothy Entwisle
4 – Technology/Data/Engineering – Connectography – Parag Khanna – http://www.paragkhanna.com/connectography
5 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – Hannah, Divided by Adele Griffin
6 – 10 Great Books on Cli-Fi – A Wrong Turn at the Office of Unmade Lists by Jane Rawson
7 – 10 Great Books in the US – The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science by J. Kenji López-Alt
8 – NEW – The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley
9 – Psychology –
Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths
10 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity – It’s Elementary!: Putting the Crackle into Chemistry by Robert Winston
11 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – Paul Dirac, Quantum Mechanics (1930)
12 – Physics/Space/Math – Hyperspace: by Michio Kaku
13 – 10 Great Read Alouds – Feathers: Not Just for Flying,  by Melissa Stewart and illustrated by Sandra S. Brannan
14 – 10 Great Books – SciFi3- Blindsight by Peter Watts
15 – NEW – Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction – Maia Szalavita
16 – Biology/Animals – Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution’s Greatest Puzzle. Andreas Wagner.
17 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – Anthropologist on Mars – Oliver Sacks
18 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – Climate Change and Society: Sociological Perspectives, Riley Dunlap and Robert J. Brulle, Editors – Carrie Bengston
19 – History/Art/TV/Film – Astonishing Animals by Tim Flannery and Peter Schouten
20 – 10 Great Books on Space – Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan
21 – 10 Great Books on Chemistry – Fantastic Voyage – Isaac Asimov
22 – NEW – Lolcatz, Santa and Death by Dog – Andrew Masterson
23 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine –Thinking in Systems: A Primer – Donella H Meadows, edited by Diana Wright
24 – Biography – M – The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom – Graham Farmelo
25 – Award Winning – 2009 Dingle Prize BSHS – Thomas Dixon for Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction
26 – Technology/Data/Engineering – The Existential Pleasures of Engineering by Samuel C. Florman
27 – 10 Great Books on Dogs – McConnell (2003) The Other End of the Leash
28 – 10 Great Books on Technology – ‘Digital Difference’ edited by Ray Land and Sian Bayne (2011)
29 – NEW – I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong
30 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity –
Wild Horse Scientists. Kay Frydenborg
31 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – Wings of Renewal: A Solarpunk Dragon Anthology
September 2016
1 -Psychology – The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human by Jonathan Gottschall
2 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
3 – 10 Great Books on Skepticism – Trick or Treatment by Dr. Simon Singh, Professor Edzard Ernst
4 – 10 Great Books on Neuroscience – The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
5 – NEW – Finding Sanity: John Cade, Lithium and the Taming of Bipolar Disorder by Greg De Moore, Ann Westmore
6 – Physics/Space/Math – How We’ll Live on Mars by Stephen Petranek
7 – Biology/Animals – Lesser Beasts by Mark Essig
8 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage  (Author)
9 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health byMarion Nestle
10 – 10 Great Books on Maths – Thinking in Numbers: How Maths Illuminates Our Lives by Daniel Tammet
11 – 10 Great Books on Genetics – The Ancestor’s Tale, by Richard Dawkins
12 – NEW – ADHD Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic – by Alan Schwarz
13 – History/Art/TV/Film – The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science by Armand Marie Leroi
14 – History/Art/TV/Film – Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
15 – Award Winning –  
Kaboom! Explosions of All Kinds by  Gillian Richardson
16 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales from Neurosurgery by Frank T. Vertosick Jr.
17 – 10 Great Books on The Laborastory – The Rudiments of Wisdom by Tim Hunkin
18 – 10 Great Books by Sciengage – Tom Clancy’s Bio-Strike (Tom Clancy)
19 – NEW – Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets by Luke Dittrich 
20 – Biography – F – Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky
21 – Technology/Data/Engineering – Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think by Peter H. DiamandisSteven Kotler
22 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson
23 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity – I, Galileo. Bonnie Christensen. Random House/Knopf.
24 – 10 Great Books from the UK – In Rude Health: The funniest and most explicit stories from the NHS by Robbie Guillory
25 – 10 Great Books on Arachnids – Creep and Flutter: The Secret World of Insects and Spiders
26 – NEW – Ebola: How a People’s Science Helped End an Epidemic
27 – Award Winners – The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf
28 – Royal Society 2016 Nominees – The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World by Oliver Morton
29 – Psychology – THE HAPPINESS: How the government and big business sold us well-being by Dr William Davies
30 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – What Happens to a Hamburger? Paul Showers  (Author), Edward Miller (Illustrator)
October 2016
1 – 10 Great Books on (B)irds – Bird: The Definitive Visual Guide
2 – 10 Great Books on SciFi – Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm
3 – NEW – Time Travel: A History – Jame Gleick
4 – Physics/Space/Math – The Road to Reality: A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe by Roger Penrose
5 – Biology/Animals – The Fate of Gender: Nature, Nurture, and the Human Future
by Frank Browning
6 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – The Character of Physical Law (1965) Richard Feynman
7 – Biology/Animals – Being a Dog – Alex Horowitz
8 – Top 10 Books in Canada – A Short Guide to a Long Life by David B. Agus M.D.
9 – 10 Great Books on Cats – Outline of Cat Anatomy with Reference to the Human by Stephen Gilbert and Cheralea Gilbert
10 – NEW – The Hidden Life of Trees What They Feel, How They Communicate
11 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – The Science of Cheese – Tunick
12 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – Sustainability: A History by Jeremy L. Caradonna
13 – Biography – M – Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Mike Massimino
14 – Award Winning – 2013 Green Energy Winner – The family tree by David McPhail
15 – 10 Great Books on Dinosaurs – Dinosaur Art: The World’s Greatest Paleoart by Steve White
16 – 10 Great Books on Agriculture – Crop Yields and Global Food Security: will yield increase continue to feed the world? by Tony Fischer
17 – NEW – The War on Science: Who’s Waging It, Why It Matters, What We Can Do about It
by Shawn Otto
18 – Technology/Data/Engineering – You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice by Tom Vanderbilt
19 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – Mathematicians in Love by Rudy Rucker
20 – Psychology – Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain by Michael Trimble
21 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity – Charged Up:   Jacqui Bailey and illustrator Matthew Lilly
22 – Top 10 US Books – Thinking Fast, and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
23 – 10 Great books on HOS – Recreating Newton: Newtonian Biography and the Making of Nineteenth-Century History of Science
24 – NEW – How To Read Water: Clues and Patterns from Puddles to the Sea
25 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – Benjamin Spock’s The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care (1946, last edition 2004)
26 – Physics/Space/Math – The Last Three Minutes – Paul Davies
27 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – Critical Mass – Phillip Ball
28 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution – Clive Finlayson
29 – 10 Great Books on Life Sciences – How We Live and Why We Die: The Secret Life of Cells by Lewis Wolpert
30 – 10 Great Books on Medicine – The Puzzle People: Memoirs of a Transplant Surgeon by Thomas E. Starzl M.D.
31 – NEW – How the Zebra Got its Stripes and Other Darwinian Just So Stories Léo Grasset

November 2016

1 – History/Art/TV/Film – COSMOS: AN INFOGRAPHIC BOOK OF SPACE  by Stuart Lowe and Chris North
2 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird That Powers Civilization Andrew Lawler
3 – Award Winning – Nebula Awards – The Dispossessed – Ursula Le Guin
4 – Biography – F – Curie by Sarah Dry
5 – 10 Great Books on Illustrations – The Technical Image: A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery by Horst Bredekamp
6 – 10 Great Books on Zombie Science – The Serpent and the Rainbow: A Harvard Scientist’s Astonishing Journey into the Secret Societies of Haitian Voodoo, Zombis, and Magic by Wade Davis
7 – NEW – Einstein’s Greatest Mistake – David Bodanis
8 – NEW – Can you solve my problems – Alex Bellos
9 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – Emergence by David Palmer
10 – Technology/Data/Engineering – The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World by Pedro Domingos
11 – Psychology – Making Space: How the Brain Knows Where Things Are by Jennifer M. Groh
12 – 10 Great Books – UK – Adventures in Human Being by Gavin Francis
13 – 10 Great Books on Chemistry 2 – Miracle Cure: Story of Antibiotics by M. Wainwright
14 – NEW – Weird Dinosaurs – John Pickerell
15 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity – Meteor: Perspectives on Asteroid Strikes  by Alex Woolf
16 – Physics/Space/Math – HOW TO MAKE A SPACESHIP – Julian Guthrie
17 – NEW – Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction by Helen Pilcher
18 – NEW – Outbreak! 50 tales of epidemics that terrorised the world – Beth Skwarecki
19 – 10 Great Books on Women in Science – In Praise of Imperfection: My Life and Work (Sloan Foundation science series) by Rita Levi-Montalcini
20 – 10 Great Books on SciFi 2 – Jack Glass by Adam Roberts
21 – NEW – The Science of Positivity: Stop Negative Thought Patterns by Changing Your Brain Chemistry by Loretta Breuning
22 – NEW – Facts from Space!
23 – NEW – Furry Logic
24 – Biology/Animals – 
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by van der Kolk
25 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – 
Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History – Erik Larson
26 – 10 Great Books for Children – Fox and Fine Feathers by Narelle Oliver
27 – 10 Great Books on History of Medicine – The Sick Rose: Or, Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration by Richard Barnett
28 – NEW – 
How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS by David France
29 – History/Art/TV/Film – Arrival – Ted Chiang
30 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould.

DECEMBER 2016

1 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality – Luciano Floridi
2 – Award Winning – SB&F – True Green Kids: 100 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet
3 – 10 Great Books for Kids – How Things Work: Facts and fun, questions and answers, things to make and do
4 – 10 Great Books on Cli-Fi – A Scientific Romance
5 – NEW – Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
6 – Biography – M – Star Stuff is a storybook biography of Carl Sagan by Stephanie Roth Sisson
7 – Psychology – Felt Time, by Marc Wittmann
8 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author  – The Glass Universe by Dava Sobel
9 – Technology/Data/Engineering Earth in Human Hands, by David Grinspoon
10 – 10 Great Books US – The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
11 – 10 Great Books Read Aloud – aindrops Roll, by April Pulley Sayre
12 – NEW – Adam Spencer’s Time Machine – by Adam Spencer
13 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – The Cold Equations by Tom Godwin
14 – Kids/Picture/Middle/YA/Activity – Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beatty
15 – Classic – Fiction/Modern/Older/Kids – Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
16 – Series/Anthology/Previous Author – Very Short Introduction: Rocks
17 – 10 Great Books on Sci Fi(3) – The Affinities by Robert Charles Wilson
18 – 10 Great Books on Sci Fi(4) – Making Wolf (2015) by Tade Thompson
19 – NEW – The Undoing Project – Michael Lewis
20 – History/Art/TV/Film – Spaceborne by Donald Pettit
21 – Physics/Space/Math – Calculating the Cosmos – Ian Stewart
22 – Biology/Animals – THE LION IN THE LIVING ROOM
23 – Chemistry/Environment/Food/Geology – The Unnatural World, by David Biello
24 – 10 Great Books, Astronomy – Riding Rockets: The Outrageous Tales of a Space Shuttle Astronaut by Mike Mullane
25 – STEAM Kids Christmas: Science / Technology / Engineering / Art / Math Activity Countdown for Kids
26 – NEW – Wonder Women – Sam Maggs
27 – Technology/Data/Engineering – Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead by Hod Lipson , Melba Kurman
28 – Award Winning – 1975 Burroughs Medal – Run, River, Run by Zwinger, Ann Haymond.
29 – Society/Systems/Health/Medicine – The Omnivores Dilemma by Michael Pollan
30 – Fiction/SciFi/Math – Everland – Rebecca Hunt
31 -10 Great Books on Chemistry – Nature of the Chemical Bond and the Structure of Molecules and Crystals – Linus Pauling
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