Hi, and welcome Lady Val! Congratulations to you and Val btw! :inlove: I wish you both all the best! :happyelf:
Also, greetings to both Obsessed and Shipman, welcome to PT! :wavehello:
Obsessed, like everyone's said, you should definitely read The Silmarillion next, then UT.
"I would have the Ring-bearer bring the crown to me, and let Mithrandir set it upon my head, if he will; for he has been the mover of all that has been accomplished, and this is his victory." Elessar