Mainly for makou, as a reference on where's a good place to start in modern day X-Men. List of noteworthy/important books IN THIS ORDER:
X-Men: Messiah Complex (ISBN 0-7851-2320-2)
(MAJOR EVENT) - The first mutant in years is born. Both friends & foes of the X-Men race to rescue/kill the baby. The baby's name is Hope Summers. Cable and Hope are sent to the future to stay safe. Xavier's school is in ruins, and the X-Men move to San Francisco as their new base of operations.
X-Force Book 1: Angels and Demons (ISBN 0-7851-2976-6)
X-Force Book 2: Old Ghosts (ISBN 0-7851-2977-4)
(MINOR, IMPORTANT EVENT) - Cyclops assembles X-Force: Wolverine, X-23, Archangel, Domino, and Warpath. This is Cyclops' personal hit squad. They take out any major threat to mutant kind. Even if it means they must do what X-Men are not supposed to do - Kill.
X-Force Book 3: Not Forgotten (ISBN 0-7851-3540-5)
X-Force/Cable: Messiah War (ISBN 0-7851-3173-6)
(MAJOR EVENT) - X-Force is sent to the future to find Cable and Hope, as they are lost in the time stream.
Uncanny X-Men: Sisterhood (ISBN 0-7851-4105-7)
(MINOR EVENT) - Psylocke returns and rejoins the X-Men.
Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia (ISBN 0-7851-4234-7)
(MAJOR EVENT) - During the events of Norman Osborne's rule over SHIELD, he assembles both his Dark Avengers and his Dark X-Men. Seeing Cyclops as a threat, Norman takes a break from his Avengers troubles in New York and decides to take out Cyclops and his X-Men in San Francisco, California. The X-Men create their own island off the coast of San Francisco. Their newly created island becomes the main base of operations for the X-Men and all remaining (200) mutants in the world. The island is UTOPIA.
X-Men: Psylocke (ISBN 978-0-7851-4439-7)
(MINOR EVENT) - Aftermath of Psylocke's return - She goes on a solo mission to revisit her past.
(To Be Continued)