1. Time and Again by Jack Finney
    Artist from Albany, NY goes back from the 1970s to the 1880s in New York City.
  2. Lamb or the Gospel According to Biff by Christopher Moore
    Jesus' childhood friend tells the real story. It gets wild. Magic, Kung fu, Roman zombies, oh my!
  3. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
    Long, but you'll get hooked.
  4. The Golem and the Jinni
    Also late 19th Century NYC. A Golem arrived untethered from her now-deceased master while a Jinni is released from his container in Little Syria. Both are superhuman in human form, and have trouble adapting to daily routine.
  5. MAUS by Art Spiegelman
    Graphic novel about the Holocaust, depicting Jews as mice and the Nazis as cats. Detailed and heartfelt.