Abhorsen, by Garth Nix
Ok, I finished the series. Word of warning: While Sabriel might be able to stand on its own, Lirael does not, so you have to read Abhorsen to get to the end.
The Mermaid Chair, by Sue Monk Kidd
Against A Dark Background, by Iain M. Banks
A friend lent me several Banks novels so expect a few more over the next little while...