The Fires of Heaven by Robert Jordan
Per tradition, I toted along one Jordan novel on my trip to ALA, knowing the title would last me all weekend long - at 963 pages, it's going to take more than a few hours to read.
This novel, book five in The Wheel of Time series, continues the stories of Rand, Mat, Moiraine, Egwene and company - though Perrin is not mentioned at all during this novel. Rand continues to experiment with his power on his way to the Final Battle.
Jordan's novels are rich in detail and plotting - I'm really enjoying rereading them as I get ready to read the final novel in the series, due next fall.
I highly recommend this fantasy series!