The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (The Kingkiller Chronicle #1)

Kvothe, a legendary hero and villain who is presumed dead, recounts the story of his life and shares the dark secrets that have shaped his life and forced him to take up a lonely existence in a land of strangers.

Recommended by Mr. Bennett, English Teacher: “It’s a little bit like the high fantasy world of Game of Thrones. It’s a long series, but it’s amazing.”