The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

The Name of the Wind and The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

Any of the Forgotten Realms books, but start at the beginning with The Dark Elf Trilogy by R.A. Salvatore