1.       “The Monk in the Garden:  The Lost and Found Genius of Gregor Mendel, the Father of Genetics” by Robin Marantz Henig

2.       “The Interior Castle” by Teresa of Ávila

3.       “The Lives of a Cell” by Lewis Thomas

4.       “I, Robot” by Isaac Asimov

5.       “Daughter of Fortune” by Isabel Allende

6.       “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelly

7.       “A Wrinkle In Time” by Madeline L’Engle