Books

 "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

Books:

Fantasy 

Lord of the Rings

The Hobbit 

Terrry Brooks: Shannara series

Barbara HamblyDarwath trilogy

 

Science-fiction

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.