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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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Star Trek Author Vonda McIntyre Reveals How Sulu Got His First Name July 2, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Star Trek (2009 film),TOS , comments closed

Back in 1981 author Vonda N McIntyre wrote the first original Star Trek novel for Pocket Books, "The Entropy Effect", and then went on to write a number of other Trek books and movie adaptations. Today McIntyre has a guest blog at io9 discussing the genesis of her work on Star Trek, including how she came up with Sulu’s first name

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2011 Star Trek Books Schedule & Details Revealed June 19, 2010

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

Over the last couple of months we have been getting hints, but now the official full schedule of Simon & Schuster’s Star Trek books for 2011 has been announced in the latest issue of Star Trek Magazine. See below for the full list and details.

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Library Computer: Review “Star Trek: The Children of Kings” May 26, 2010

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

As the flotsam and jetsam of Starbase 18 drifts into the depths of the eternal night, the Starship Enterprise arrives to find answers, and perhaps to take the first steps towards war in the new novel "Star Trek: The Children of Kings". David Stern takes into the world of Trek before Kirk, with Captain Pike, Spock, Number One, and Dr. Boyce. Find out how it all works out in our new review of the novel.

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New Illustrations From Haynes Guide To The USS Enterprise May 20, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Art,Books,TOS , comments closed

As reported earlier, in September the Haynes Guide people are going to be releasing their ‘manual’ to the USS Enterprise. Some new illustrations from the book are now available revealing that the guide will cover more than just the ships, but also the contents of those ships. Check out the images below.

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More Details On Starfleet Academy Novels Tied To Star Trek Movie May 18, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Books,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Earlier this year we reported that Simon & Schuster’s Spotlight brand is launching a new young adult series of books tied into the new 2009 Star Trek movie. We now have some more details on these first two novels to tell stories in the new movie universe, including titles, dates and a brief description of the setting for the series.

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Star Trek Books Update: New 2010 Covers + More 2011 Books Announced May 7, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Books , comments closed

Today we have a few book related updates for you. First up there are new covers, one for the first Typhon Pact novel, and one for the one of the SCE compilations. We have also confirmed a few more Star Trek books for 2011 and put together the latest summarized list, with news of when the full official list will be announced.

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Cover & Details For Haynes USS Enterprise Manual + Details On ‘Typhon Pact’ Book Series April 24, 2010

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

Today we have a couple of updates for Star Trek books for this Fall. First up is the cover and details on the Haynes Guide Manual for the USS Enterprises. In addition there are new details on the first three Typhon Pact novels. Check it all out below.

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