"Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read" These are definitely worth reading.
Fashionable Technology by Sabine Seymour - This is a catalog of modern day magic.
Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart Stewart dishes out some very interesting knowledge in an entertaining way.
This book is fascinating! (if you're into history, mythology, or modern horror themes) Medusa's Gaze and Vampire's Bite: The Science of Monsters: Matt Kaplan: 9781451667981: Amazon.com: Books