Recommended Books on European Honey Bees
Aston, David and Sally Bucknall, Keeping Healthy Honey Bees, Northern Bee Books, 2010.
Blackiston, Howard, Beekeeping for Dummies, 4th edition, For Dummies, 2017.
Bush, Michael, The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally, X-Star Publishing Company, 2011.
Caron, Dewey, Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping, Wicwass Press LLC, 1999.
Conrad, Ross, Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture, 2nd, edition,Chelsea Green Publishing, 2013.
Crowder, Les, Top-Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health, Chelsea Green Publishing, 2012.
Flottum, Kim, The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden, 4th edition, Quarry Books, 2018.
Jones, Richard and Sharon Sweeney-Lynch, The Beekeeper’s Bible: Bees, Honey, Recipes & Other Home Uses, Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 2011.
Kearney, Hilary, QueenSpotting: Meet the Remarkable Queen Bee and Discover the Drama at the Heart of the Hive, Storey Publishing, 2019.
Marchese, C. Marina, Honeybee: Lessons from an Accidental Beekeeper, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishing, 2009.
Root, A.I. et al., The ABC & XYZ of Bee Culture: An Encyclopedia Pertaining to the Scientific and Practical Culture of Honey Bees, 41st edition, A.I. Root Co., 2007.
Sammataro, Diana and Alphone Avitabile, The Beekeeper’s Handbook, 4th edition, Comstock Publishing Associates, 2011.
Sammataro, Diana and Harman, A., Major Flowers Important to Honey Bees in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States. (available from http://www.hudsonvalleybeesupply.com/)
Seeley, Thomas, Honeybee Democracy, Princeton University Press, 2010.