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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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Trek Book News: ‘Star Trek 365′ Cover & Description + New Vanuard & TNG era Books Announced For 2011 April 15, 2010

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

There are a couple updates in the world of Star Trek books. First we have the cover and description of the "Star Trek 365" coffee table book coming out in the Fall. Also, two new Star Trek fiction books have been announced for 2011, including a return to Vanguard.

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Book Excerpt – “Star Trek: The Children of Kings” April 14, 2010

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

Later this month Pocket Books will delve into Captain Pike’s time on the USS Enterprise, with the novel "Star Trek: The Children of Kings", by David Stern. And if you want to get started early, you can read the first chapter below. This will be the last new Trek novel for a few months, we have an updated schedule of Trek fiction for the rest of the year.

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Library Computer: Review of “Star Trek Online: The Needs of the Many” + more Trek book news March 31, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Books,Review,Star Trek Online , comments closed

The ambitious new book "Star Trek Online: The Needs of the Many" from ‘Jake Sisko’ and Michael A. Martin is arriving at book stores now. Pocket books uses an interesting format to tell the backstory for the new MMORPG Star Trek Online. Find out how it works out in our review below. Plus we have some news on Martin’s next Trek books.

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Pocket To Release ‘Department of Temporal Investigation’ novel + more Star Trek book updates March 27, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Books , comments closed

Star Trek author Christopher L. Bennett ("Ex Machina", "Over a Torrent Sea") has announced that he is writing about book about the Federation Department of Temporal Investigations, introduced in the Deep Space Nine "Trials and Tribble-ations". The novel is expected to be released by Pocket Books in 2011. Details on that along with some more Trek book updates below.

 

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Book Excerpt – “Star Trek: Unspoken Truth” March 26, 2010

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,Feature Films (TMP-NEM) , comments closed

Ever wondered what happened to Saavik after that opening scene in Star Trek IV? Well next week you can find out in the new novel "Star Trek: Unspoken Truth", written by Margaret Wander Bonanno ("Strangers from the Sky", "Probe", "Its Hour Come Round "). And to get you started, you can read the first chapter below.

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Book Excerpt – “Star Trek Online: The Needs of the Many” March 18, 2010

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

The upcoming book "Star Trek Online: The Needs of the Many" is an unusual tie-in to the new massive multiplayer game Star Trek Online, which is formatted as a series of interviews conducted by Jake Sisko telling personal histories of the time that is the background setting for the game. And now you can read chapter 1 below, which includes Jakes interview with Annika Hansen (aka 7of9).

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“Night of the Living Trekkies” Novel Imagines Trek Fans As Zombies March 11, 2010

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

Trekkies don’t tend to be a scary bunch, but what if they were less interested nitpicking your brain with Trek triva and actually wanted to eat your brain? That is the premise of a just announced satire novel "Night of the Living Trekkies" from Quirk Books (publishers of "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"). More info on this new Trek mashup novel below.  

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2 Young Adult Star Trek Movie Tie-in ‘Starfleet Academy’ Novels Coming In November March 3, 2010

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

As noted in our recent feature on Star Trek licensing, Simon & Schuster is planning new novels tied into the new Star Trek movie. Now we have word on some specifics for the first books. Later this year S&S will release two young adult ‘Starfleet Academy’ movie tie-ins. S&S has also scheduled their next Peter David Star Trek New Frontier book.

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Library Computer: Review of Peter David’s New Frontier: Treason February 25, 2010

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Books,Review,TNG , comments closed

This month Pocket Books is releasing the mass-market paperback of last year’s "Star Trek New Frontier: Treason", written by Peter David. The book is just arriving in book stores, so TrekMovie is reposting our original review. Check it out below.

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