• "The Desert Smells Like Rain: A Naturalist in O'odham Country," by Gary Paul Nabhan

• "A Gift of Angels: The Art of Mission San Xavier del Bac," by Bernard L. Fontana

• "Arizona: A History," by Thomas E. Sheridan

• "Going Back to Bisbee," by Richard Shelton

• "Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West," by Wallace Stegner

- Selected by book lovers, including librarian W. David Laird and Bruce Dinges, editor, The Journal of Arizona History.