Sex and the single vampire, by Katie MacAlister. Paranormal chicklit. She is a Summoner (of ghosts), he a sexy vampire who needs her to redeem his soul. And there’s a mysterious organisation who’d love to get their hands on them both, for different reasons.
Gates of fire, by Steven Pressfield. The battle of the Spartans at Thermopylae.
The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The earliest history of Arda. This one is a bit on and off, since I can’t always concentrate on it.