"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go!"

Quote by Dr. Seuss



Lord of the Rings

The Hobbit 

Terrry Brooks: Shannara series

Barbara HamblyDarwath trilogy



StarTrek TOS:

Books based on TV episodes from the first series.

Books set in the StarTrek TOS, but never made into episodes:

Enterprise (Not about the TV series)

StarWars: Splinter in the minds eye by Alan Dean Foster

Isaac Asimov

Foundation Triolgy (lord of the rings of Sci-fi, predates starwars)

many diffrent short stories I have read written by him

Ray Bradbury books

Fahrenheit 451

Something wicked this way comes

Dragonriders series by Anne McCaffrey

 I think what made me pick up this book was the wizard sitting at a kitchen table with a beer in one hand.  I enjoyed reading the book, and the following books in the trilogy.