We don't tend to recommend much sci-fi/fantasy at BookBrowse.
Partially because the sci-fi/fantasy genre covers such a wide variety of writing
that BookBrowse simply can't do it justice, partly because relatively few
BookBrowse visitors say that they read sci-fi, and partly because there's
relatively little sci-fi/fantasy that seems good enough to warrant inclusion.
Terry Brooks is one writer who continuously delivers the goods - with at
least 24 novels to his name (see full bibliography at
fantasticfiction), most, if not all, of which have been bestsellers, he
continues to find new directions and new worlds in which to express his talents.
, the first in a new series (that picks up where
his The Word and The Void
trilogy ended, but can be read independently), is set in a
near-future version of the USA, with a fair...
Beyond the Book
Terry Brooks was born in Illinois in 1944, where he spent a great deal of his
childhood and early adulthood dreaming up stories in and around Sinnissippi
Park, the very same park that would eventually become the setting for his
bestselling Word & Void trilogy. He went to college and received his
undergraduate degree from Hamilton College, where he majored in English
Literature, and he received his graduate degree from the School of Law at
Washington & Lee University.
A writer since high school, he wrote many stories within the genres of science
fiction, westerns, and non-fiction, until one semester early in his college
years he was given The Lord of the Rings
to read. That moment changed
Terry's writing career forever, because in Tolkien's great work...