Welcome to brewing and to the forum!
Keep reading your book. Read this forum. As you make equipment choices, if you have specific questions, post here. There are lots of helpful folks here.
Basically, it seems like you're on the right track. As you continue your investigations, you'll have specific questions, and that's where this forum will come in handy. Have fun!
Oh don't give me none more of that Old Janx Spirit
No, don't you give me none more of that Old Janx Spirit
For my head will fly, my tongue will lie, my eyes will fry and I may die
Won't you pour me one more of that sinful Old Janx Spirit