State of constant confusion!
I just got a few more books ...
Robert A. Heinlein
"The Door Into Summer"
A gifted engineer must reinvent the future in order to reclaim his past in this Heinlein classic.
"To The Stars"
This book contains 4 short novellas if you will..
The son of two scientists studying on Mars, Don Harvey is attending school on Earth when he recieves a message calling him home. It seems simple enough, but getting to Mars -- a planet he's never set foot on -- turns out to be a lot more complicated than he expects. Especially when secret police inexplicably hound his every step. And most especially when his flight is hijacked by Venerian rebels. Before he knows it, young Harvey is caught up in a deadly war between planets...
"The Rolling Stones"
The Stones are not your ordinary Lunar family, and the Stone twins -- Castor and Pollux -- are not your average teenage boys. Born mechanics and wheeler-dealers, all they want is to leave the Moon in a secondhand spaceship and make their fortunes out in the solar system. They don't count on their high-spirited family going along-- and what begins as a simple business expedition soon detours into danger...
Growing up on a poor man's farm, Max dreams of becoming a spaceman, but it's not so easy for a smart lad with no connections... until he meets a scam artist who wangles their way aboard a starship. Still, it's one thing to pretend to be a crewman and quite another to actually be one... especially when the ship gets lost and lands on a hostile planet-- and Max is the only one who can get them home again...
"The Star Beast"
Pets are supposed to lower your blood pressure, but when your best friend is an alien cross between a rhino and a triceratops, anything can happen. Just ask John Stuart and his lovable Lummox -- an 8 legged beast with the intellegence of a tame dog and the appetite of a car compactor. Now an unexplained foray into the surrounding countryside has put Lummox and John in hot water -- just as some mysterious space voyagers turn up, ready to embroil them both in an interplanetary crisis!
This book contains 27 short stories by the Grand Master of Science Fiction...
The Wit and Wisdom of Robert A. Heinlein, author of multiple New York Times bestsellers, on subjects ranging from Crime and Punishment to the Love life of the American Teenager; from Nuclear power to the Pragmatics of Patriotism; from Prophecy to Destiny; from Geopolitics to Post-Holocaust America; from the Nature of courage to the nature of reality; it's all here and it's all great -- straight from the mind of the finest science fiction writer of them all. But beware: after reading it, you too will occupy an EXPANDED UNIVERSE!
This book contains 100 of his best loved and most celebrated stories.
"The Lord of the Rings"
I got this one just for the sheer joy of reading Tolkien again.