Of Love and Other Demons by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. What a freakin' great book! Marquez, along with Salman Rushdie, is one of the greatest writers of the modern age. This book, as well as Autumn of the Patriarch, and One Hundred Years of Solitude, deserves pride of place on the bookshelf of any self-respecting reader.
Isabel Allende - House of Spirits. I am excited to read this because I am a big fan of A Hundred Years of Solitude but haven't had the chance to try out more than a few others in the genre