A key to the initials of the people making recommendations is in basfa's community journal. This post may change if we receive additional recommendations from club members.
Bearings (Beccon, Gary K Wolfe): CMM
Chicks Dig Time Lords (Mad Norwegian Press, Lynne M. Thomas, Tara O'Shea): AJF, CMO, DSM, DWG, KR, LDH
Color & Light (Andrews McMeel Publishing, James Gurney): DC, KR
Packing for Mars (WW Norton, Mary Roach): CAD, DSM, RM, SN