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Book Review: Star Trek: Cast No Shadow July 29, 2011

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Review , comments closed

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country left a lot of open-ended questions. While there have been a few visits back to that "Lost Era" over the years, none have addressed the medium-term repercussions of the Khitomer Accords and the devastation wrought by the Praxis detonation. That all changes James Sawllow’s brand new novel "Star Trek: Cast No Shadow." The TrekMovie review is below.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Vanguard: Declassified + Vanguard Series To End In 2012 July 19, 2011

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

It’s time to return to the Taurus Reach with the collection “Star Trek: Vanguard: Declassified.” Contributors Dayton Ward, Kevin Dilmore, Marco Palmieri, and David Mack bring readers four novellas, spread across the Vanguard saga’s timeline, which promise to open up some new perspectives on the crew and the circumstances that are associated with the life of Starbase 47. The TrekMovie novel review below plus news on the end of the Vanguard saga.

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Book Review: Star Trek Voyager: Children of the Storm July 14, 2011

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

How do you take a species that could have been a throw-away contribution to the Star Trek ethos and weave a unique and intricate tale from their story? Well, just ask Kirsten Beyer; or, better yet, read the results in her latest contribution to the Star Trek: Voyager saga, “Children of the Storm.” The TrekMovie novel review below.

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Book Review: Star Trek: The Next Generation: Indistinguishable From Magic June 28, 2011

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

TrekMovie continues catching up on recently released Star Trek novels to help with your summer reading list. Today we take a look at "Star Trek: The Next Generation: Indistinguishable from Magic," a new standalone novel from David A. McIntee which reunites engineers LaForge and Scott and brings back some of the concepts (and cast) of the former Starfleet Corps of Engineers eBook series.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Department of Temporal Investigations: Watching the Clock June 24, 2011

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

It is time for TrekMovie to start catching up on some of the latest Star Trek novels. Today we start off with a time travel adventure with Christopher L. Bennett’s "Department of Temporal Investigations: Watching The Clock" which does its best to stitch together many of Star Trek’s temporal anomalies.

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Three New Official Non-Fiction Star Trek Books Coming In Late 2011/12 May 23, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,TNG,Trek for Kids,Trek Franchise , comments closed

Three new interesting non-fiction Star Trek books are headed your way in 2011 and 2012. Today CBS announced details and covers for the "Star Trek Book of Opposites," "Star Trek: Vault" and "Star Trek The Next Generation 365." Check it all out below .

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UPDATED: Simon Pegg Wins Comedy Movie Award + Wants “Green Woman” In Star Trek Sequel May 11, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,Celebrity,ST09 Cast,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

UPDATED: Star Trek’s new Scotty Simon Pegg won the Best Comedy Movie Award tonight at the UK’s National Movie Awards. At the show Pegg offered a suggestion for what he would like Scotty to get up to in the Star Trek sequel. In other Pegg news, Simon’s memoir “Nerd Do Well” is now available for pre-order in the US and he is coming to the states next month for a mini-book signing tour. Details below.

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FedCon Day 3: Costumed Trekkies Record Broken + David Mack & Nicole de Boer Panels April 30, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Books,Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,Fandom , comments closed

It’s day three of FedConXX here in Düsseldorf, Germany, but the con is just as crazy as ever. In addition to setting the new world record for most costumed Trekkies in one place at one time, there were two Star Trek panels today: David Mack, author of Star Trek novels and screenplays for DS9 plus Nicole de Boer (Ezri Dax, DS9). Read on for highlights.

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New Cover for “Star Trek Vanguard Declassified” February 20, 2011

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

Often the most popular Star Trek book covers are those for the long-running Vanguard series, set on the 23rd century Starbase 47 (aka Vanguard). Today we have the cover for the next entry, "Star Trek Vanguard – Declassified".

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Rick Berman Writing Star Trek Memoir + Talks Roddenberry, DS9, VOY & ENT February 9, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,DS9,ENT,TNG,Trek Franchise,VOY , comments closed

Former Star Trek overlord Rick Berman has revealed that he at work on a previously promised memoir of his two decades with the Star Trek franchise. In a new interview, the ex-producer also talks about taking over producing Star Trek: The Next Generation from Gene Roddenberry, as well as creating Deep Space Nine, Voyager and Enterprise.

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Library Computer: Review Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game January 16, 2011

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

It is time for TrekMovie to catch up on its reading list. This edition of the Library Computer opens up our look at the four book Typhon Pact mini-series which began in late 2010 and continues into 2011. With the first book we start with Julian Bashir discovering that girl trouble is the least of his concerns in David Mack’s “Zero Sum Game”.

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Read First Chapter Of Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire November 30, 2010

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

Today is the official release date of Michael A. Martin’s "Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire". “Seize the Fire” focuses on the crew of the USS Titan under the command of Capt. Riker. You can read the first chapter below.

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New Graphic Novel To Feature Simon Pegg the Super Hero November 5, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,Celebrity,ST09 Cast , comments closed

Simon Pegg, Star Trek’s new Scotty, has a new autobiography out, and a fictional story from that book is going to be released this month as a graphic novel. Check out details and cover below. 

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Australian News Site Issues Apology and Correction For Inaccurate Star Trek Article (and still gets it wrong) November 4, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Books,Fandom,Great Links,Humor , comments closed

Star Trek fans are notoriously nitpicky and an Australian news site found that out this week and went so far as to publish an apology for getting their facts wrong in an article talking about Enterprises.  

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Library Computer: Review of Haynes Star Trek USS Enterprise Owners Manual November 1, 2010

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

In this installment, the Library Computer investigates the latest edition to the Star Trek technical guide family, the illustrated Haynes "U.S.S. Enterprise Owners’ Workshop Manual". By the time you study this book, you’ll not only know the difference between a phase inducer and a plasma phase regulator, but you’ll know how to perform preventative and emergency maintenance on both… right?

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Book Excerpt: Star Trek Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game October 13, 2010

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

It has been months since the last new Star Trek novel, but the wait is over in two weeks when Pocket Books kicks off the exciting 24th century cross-over "Typhon Pact" series. Pocket have now released the first chapter for the first novel in the series, "Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game" by David Mack. Read it below

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Watch Funny Video Trailer For Night of the Living Trekkies + Video Preview Of Star Trek 365 September 14, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,Humor,TOS,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

The publishers of two new Star Trek related books have released video promos worth checking out. We have a funny "book trailer" for the zombie/Trek mashup "Night of the Living Trekkies". Plus there is a new video preview/promo for the photo book "Star Trek The Original Series: 365". Check them both out below.

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Review: Star Trek 365 Photo Book September 3, 2010

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Art,Books,Review,TOS , comments closed

Abrams Books (no relation to Star Trek’s JJ Abrams) has released a great new Star Trek coffee table book, "Star Trek: The Original Series 365". The book features 365 photo spreads, including many rare or never-seen-before images, along with text by Paula M. Block with Terry J. Erdmann.  TrekMovie provides this review of the photos, text, and design of this latest in Trek’s long history of coffee table tomes.

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Typhon Pact Mini-series Preview – New covers & details August 4, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,DS9,TNG , comments closed

Due to the delaying of the four Star Trek movie novel tie-ins, this summer the world Star Trek books has been all e-book compilations and reprints. However, things swing back into action in October with the first of four 24th century Typhon Pact novels. Details and covers for all four books is now available, so check out a preview of the series below.

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Night of the Living Trekkies Mashup Novel Out Now + Comic Con Signing & Free Posters July 21, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom , comments closed

trekkie zombiesBack in March we first reported that Quirk Books (publishers of mashup fiction like "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies") were working on a Star Trek fandom/horror mashup "Night of the Living Trekkies". That book has just started shipping and Quirk books will be selling signed copies at Comic Con and giving away posters tonight. More details on this fun book below.

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