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Book News Roundup: Peter David Update + David Mack’s THE FALL + Christopher L. Bennett Interview [UPDATE: Winner Chosen for THE BODY ELECTRIC Giveaway!] January 29, 2013

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books , comments closed

boxsetTime for an update on the happenings in the world of Trek Literature. This week, we have an update on author Peter David’s recovery from a stroke, some further information on the forthcoming mini-series “The Fall”, an interview with author Christopher L. Bennett concerning his forthcoming Rise of the Federation novel and his original novel “Only Superhuman”, and a chance to win a copy of David Mack’s new novel, “The Body Electric”.

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E-Book Review – Star Trek: Vanguard: In Tempest’s Wake December 27, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review,TOS , comments closed

The final paperback from the Star Trek Vanguard series has come and gone, but there was one more story to tell. The final release in the series is the new e-book, "Star Trek: Vanguard – In Tempest’s Wake," by Dayton Ward. in this novella, Capt. Kirk reflects life in "interphase." Find out how it all works out in the TrekMovie review below.  

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2013 Star Trek Book Preview: ‘Into Darkness’ Novel (& Audio) + 6 TOS books + 24th Cent. Mini-series & more December 24, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books , comments closed

With the current year rounding out, TrekMovie begins looking ahead to the Trek fiction schedule coming from Simon and Schuster. 2013 in Star Trek books will include the novelization of Star Trek Into Darkness along with a heavy emphasis of books set in the TOS era, but Enterprise is also featured and there is a big mini-series set for the fall. Get all the details (and some covers) below

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TrekInk: Star Trek Doctor Who Christmas Special

by Mark Martinez , Filed under: Books,Comics,Magazine,TNG,TOS,Who , comments closed

The Doctor Now that the epic eight-issue Next Generation/Doctor Who mini-series from IDW Publishing has concluded, TrekMovie presents a Star Trek Doctor Who Christmas Special, briefly reviewing a completely random and entirely subjective literary and art history of the intersections of the Trek and Who franchises. Read on about some old (and not so old) Trek/Who stuff after the break…

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Book Review + Unboxing Video For Star Trek: Federation: First 150 Years December 8, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,ENT,History,Review,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

It’s the big-ticket Star Trek item of the season (well, for book-lovers, anyway). Join us for a look at “Federation: The First 150 Years.” Find out how this history from the future weighs in – and watch the unboxing video to see how all the components work – below. 

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Book Review- Star Trek: The Next Generation: Cold Equations: Silent Weapons December 7, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review,TNG , comments closed

David Mack really got his mojo on for “The Persistence of Memory”, but can he keep his game on for a follow-up? Well, Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the starship Enterprise had better hope so, because an interstellar operation is about to blow up right in their faces in the newly released second novel in the Cold Equations trilogy, “Silent Weapons." The TrekMovie review follows below.

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Interview: Author David A. Goodman Talks Star Trek Federation History Book (and Futurama) December 4, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Books,History , comments closed

Today Publish 47 North released their elaborate coffee table book "Star Trek: Federation: The First 150 Years". Our regular reviewer will be giving his opinion on this history book soon but today we start with an interview with the author, David A. Goodman, who explains how he went about creating history, including making some controversial decisions. Goodman also talks about writing Futurama’s historic Star Trek homage.

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Review: Star Trek: The Next Generation 365 Photo Book November 27, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,History,TNG , comments closed

Following up from their 2010 Star Trek The Original Series 365 photo book (positively reviewed at TrekMovie), Abrams Books recently released a follow-up, this time revealing rare images from Star Trek: The Next Generation. TrekMovie continues our look at new exciting Star Trek non-fiction books with our review of Paula Block and Terry Erdmann’s new mini-coffee table book below.

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Review: Star Trek: Klingon Bird-of-Prey Haynes Manual November 23, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review , comments closed

As the holiday season draws near, your favorite Klingon may be in need of some technical help with his or her Bird-of-Prey. Never fear, the fine folks at Haynes have your friend’s technical needs in mind as they roll out their brand new Owners’ Workshop Manual for the iconic Klingon starship. The TrekMovie review below.

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Book Review: The Persistence of Memory November 5, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review , comments closed

Whenever a Star Trek franchise celebrates a milestone, it’s time for something special, isn’t it? Well, to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the launch of Star Trek: The Next Generation, veteran Trek scribe David Mack rolls out a trilogy for us, Cold Equations. Join us for our review Book I, “The Persistence of Memory”.
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Star Trek Book News Roundup October 25, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books , comments closed

Catch up on current releases, and put together your checklist for the next ten months of Trek Literature with our Book News Roundup following the cut.
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Book Review: Star Trek Typhon Pact: Brinkmanship October 23, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review , comments closed

Bickering leaders, an increasingly militarized border, back-room machinations… no, we’re not talking about anything in domestic or world politics here at TrekMovie, we’re talking about Una McCormack’s new novel, “Brinkmanship”. The TrekMovie review follows the cut.
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Book Review: Star Trek: Voyager – The Eternal Tide October 7, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review,VOY , comments closed

What happens when a fleet commander’s humanity becomes secondary to an entropic force that just cannot be stopped… well, I guess you can say “The Eternal Tide” happens, which works out pretty well, since TrekMovie’s review of the aptly named novel follows the cut.
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Book Review: Star Trek Titan: Fallen Gods September 7, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review,TNG , comments closed

As the starship Titan continues its journey of exploration deep into the Beta Quadrant, the Andorian succession issue serves up an added complication in the midst of an already tricky mission in a dangerously unstable region of space as Michael A. Martin’s new novel “Fallen Gods” hits the ground running. The TrekMovie review below.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Typhon Pact – Raise The Dawn June 25, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,DS9,Review , comments closed

The second (and final) part of David R. George III’s new Typhon Pact duology is due to hits the bookstore shelves this week. TrekMovie’s Rob Lyons has already blazed through his copy, and has some thoughts to share. Check out the TrekMovie review of “Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Raise the Dawn” below.

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Book Review: John Scalzi’s ‘Redshirts’ June 14, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Great Links,Review , comments closed

The secrets of the Universal Union’s flagship are exposed as newbie crew members continue to die exquisitely meaningless deaths in John Scalzi’s new sci-fi sendup, “Redshirts”. It isn’t an official Star Trek novel, but the title gives it away as a Trek spoof. The TrekMovie review follows…
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Book Review: Star Trek: Typhon Pact – Plagues of Night June 7, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,DS9,Review , comments closed

Troubled waters (uh, space-lanes?) divide the Federation and its partners from the Typhon Pact. Can David R. George III bridge them in his new novel “Star Trek: Typhon Pact – Plagues of Night”? The Trek Movie Review follows.

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Watch: ‘Redshirts’ An Original Song & Music Video Tribute June 6, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,Great Links,Music,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

In honor of the release of his new novel "Redshirts" author John Scazli commissioned a special "Redshirts" song. And that song has been turned into a music video tribute to Star Trek’s honored crewman who laid down their lives so that the main cast can live on. Watch "Redshirts" the musical tribute below.

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Book Review: Star Trek Department of Temporal Investigations: Forgotten History May 20, 2012

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,DS9,Review,TAS,TNG,TOS , comments closed

Lucsly and Dulmur are running out of time in the fast-paced new novel from Christopher L. Bennett. Once again the Department of Temporal Investigation is on the case in the new Star Trek novel, “Forgotten History,” and for this outing they are dealing with the guy who has the biggest time travel rap sheet, James T. Kirk. The TrekMovie review follows.

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New Interactive Book To Tell Illustrated History Of Star Trek’s Federation May 15, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books , comments closed

One of the more exciting pieces of Star Trek non-fiction has been announced today. "STAR TREK Federation: The First 150 Years" is new officially licensed hardcover book that will cover history for the first 150 years of the United Federation of Planets. The book comes with bonus historical documents and an interactive electronic pedestal that includes a narration by George Takei. More details and images below.

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