The House of Night Series Author(s): P. Cast and Kristin Cast Another vampire series, but full of other awesome things as well. More to it than the average teen vampire book. The series is loooooong! More to read
Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization, by Lars Brownworth. The forgotten empire that carried the light of culture for a thousand years after the fall of Rome.
Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan (this was the time that Twilight was a big hit in bookstores, I remember no body was paying attention in Lightning Thief my curiosity got the best of me and I have no regrets reading it) 1000 darchams