I Have A Few :-)1. Time Traveler's Wife - best time traveling writing ever.
2. The Eyre Affair (et al from Jasper Fforde) - if you love books & literary references
3. Kushiel Saga by Jacqueline Carey - awesome religious concepts, well written
4. A Year In Lapland by Hugh Beach - wonderful desc
5. The Book of Five Rings by Myamoto Musashi - wonderful 1st hand account on a extraordinary samurai.
6. Patrick O'Brian's Master & Commander series - best sea yarn bar none - I've read 'em all.
6. Krakatoa by Simon Winchester - Amazing account of the volcanic eruption that became an International story before TV/radio.