Patrick Rothfuss – The Kingkiller Chronicle

This series is among the highest rated in Fantasy. My son, an avid Fantasy reader, recommended this to me and I loved it. It flashes between the past and the present in the life of Kvothe as he learns the ins and outs of magic.

The Name of the Wind – My Review
The Wise Man’s Fear –  My Review

A related book
A Slow Regard for Silent Things – My Review