The PALS were sitting around talking books–the subject was Great Books We Discovered at Comic-Con. The discussion was lively and the list was eclectic.
Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter (absolutely fabulous book that explained everything about Abraham Lincoln's life and the actions he took.
Naomi Novik's Tremaire books
The Youngest Templar books by Michael Spradlin
American Widow, by Alissa Torres and Sungyoon Choi (The pregnant widow of a 9-11 victim tells what happened to her and her baby. The bureaucratic crap she dealt with is pretty amazing.)
Beautiful Creatures, by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (The sequel wasn't so hot.)
World War Z, by Max Brooks
Doomsday Book, To Say Nothing of the Dog and other books by Connie Willis
Kitty Norville books by Carrie Vaughn
The Charley Davidson series, by Darynda Jones
The Bartimaeus books by Jonathan Stroud
The Supernatural Law comics by Batton Lash
The Briar King, by Greg Keyes (It was the first of the Kingdom of Thorns and Bone series. Too bad the series went downhill fast.)
Kiersten White books.