Book Excerpt – “Star Trek Online: The Needs of the Many” March 18, 2010by 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).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.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.
Library Computer: Review of Peter David’s New Frontier: Treason February 25, 2010by 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.
Library Computer: Review “Star Trek Inception” February 23, 2010by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,TOS , comments closed
With the recent release of S.D. Perry and Britta Dennison’s novel “Star Trek: Inception”, we are given a window into the lives of Kirk and Spock several years ahead of their adventures together aboard the Enterprise. What does the window reveal? Find out in our review belowBooks,DS9,TOS , comments closed
Next week IDW continues the return of Deep Space Nine comics with the third issue of their series "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Fool’s Gold". And today TrekMovie has an exclusive five page preview. We also have news on four new Star Trek comics series coming from IDWBooks,Star Trek Online , comments closed
Last week we reported on the updated Pocket Books 2010 schedule for Star Trek books. We now have more details on the two books coming next month, with new synopses for "Star Trek Online: The Needs of the Many" and the Saavik-centric "Star Trek: Unspoken Truth". See below to find out what you can be reading in March.
Updated 2010 Schedule of Star Trek Books January 28, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Books , comments closed
Recently it was announced that Pocket Books had removed four Star Trek movie tie-in books from the 2010 schedule, which left a bit of a hole for the year. Pocket has now provided us with their updated schedule, which has filled that gap with some reprints. See below for the updated 2010 schedule, including some covers and details for the Star Trek books of the year. [UPDATE: added 2 more final cover images]
Pocket Books ‘Holding Off’ On Star Trek Movie Tie-ins – 4 Novels Pulled From Summer 2010 January 14, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Books,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
This Summer Simon & Schuster’s Pocket Books was planning to release four new Star Trek novels set in the new timeline of the 2009 Star Trek movie. However, today Pocket Books has informed TrekMovie that the four novels were being removed from their schedule, they have also issued a statement explaining why.
Summaries and Prelim Covers For 4 Star Trek Movie Tie-in Novels – Coming This Summer January 10, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
Simon & Schuster has released their Summer Gallery of Books catalog for retail book-buyers and it includes preliminary covers and summaries for their four Pocket Books Star Trek movie-tie in novels. See below for full details on all the new timeline fun in the sun planned for this Summer.
TrekIn09: Best Star Trek Books & Comics of 2009 December 27, 2009by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,Comics , comments closed
While much of the buzz in 2009 was about the new Star Trek movie, the world of Star Trek continued in earnest on the printed page in novels and comics and non-fiction books. Today we continue our year end look back with our selections of the best in Star Trek books and comics for 2009.Books,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Review , comments closed
Following on from our 30th Anniversary review of the comic adaptation of Star Trek The Motion Picture, TrekMovie’s book editor has a special "Library Computer" retro-review of the novel adaptation of of TMP, which was written by Gene RoddenberryBooks,TOS , comments closed
The final Star Trek novel from Pocket Books in 2009 takes us into the mirror universe, with David Mack’s "The Sorrows of Empire". Originally a novella in the 2007 "Glass Empires" anthology, Mack has expanded the story of Mirror Spock’s rise to power in the Terran Empire. Even if you read the original novella, this new novel is twice as long, so there is plenty of new material. See below for our exclusive chapter preview.
First Details On Novels Set In New Movie Universe + Star Trek Online Novel Tie-In Announced November 29, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Books,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Online , comments closed
Over the summer we provided a preview of Pocket Books plans for Star Trek books in 2010, which included four books for Summer 2010 set in the alternative timeline of JJ Abrams Star Trek movie. We now have the first (brief) details on those four books, plus the announcement of a novel tied to the Star Trek Online game coming in early 2010.
Library Computer: Review of Star Trek Vanguard: Precipice November 18, 2009by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review,TOS , comments closed
This week the Library Computer returns to the Taurus Reach to tie up loose ends and open the door for new discoveries as David Mack return’s to Starbase 47, in his new novel “Star Trek Vanguard: Precipice”, coming soon to bookstores.
Book Review: Star Trek: The Art of the Film November 15, 2009by John Tenuto , Filed under: Art,Books,Review,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
Fans have been waiting for non fiction ‘making of’ books about 2009′s Star Trek. In fact, it has been almost ten years since a Star Trek film had a dedicated behind the scenes tome, yet the good news is on November 17th, the same day as the release of the 2009 Star Trek DVDs, Titan Publishers are making available "Star Trek: The Art of the Film" by Mark Cotta Vaz. TrekMovie has this early review of new coffee-table book.
Exclusive: Preview of ‘Star Trek: The Art of The Film’ [UPDATED] November 9, 2009by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Art,Books,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed
Next week, timed for the same day as Star Trek on home video, is the release of "Star Trek: The Art of the Film", a coffee table book full of photos and sketches from the artists who worked on the new Star Trek movie. Today TrekMovie has an exclusive peek at a couple pages from the "Aliens" chapter, check it out below. [UPDATED: Links to more preview images]
Book Excerpt: Star Trek Vanguard: Precipice October 29, 2009by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Books,TOS , comments closed
Arriving in November is the next Star Trek novel from Pocket Books, "Star Trek: Vanguard: Precipice", which is the second Vanguard book for 2009. Written by David Mack, "Precipice" has the Starbase 47 team involved in intrigue and espionage with the Klingons in a race for mysterious ancient alien technology. To get you started, you can read chapter one, below.
Library Computer: Review of Star Trek: Titan: Synthesis October 22, 2009by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Review,TOS , comments closed
Following Star Trek Nemesis, Wil and Troi Riker left the USS Enterprise E to star in their own series of books, set aboard the USS Titan.This week, the Library Computer discovers some very intentional programming kinks as it looks at James Swallow’s “Synthesis”, the fifth Star Trek: Titan novel, .
Library Computer: Review of Star Trek Enterprise: The Romulan War: Beneath The Raptor’s Wing October 15, 2009by Bill Hunt , Filed under: Books,ENT,Review , comments closed
Next week Simon & Schuster releases its big trade paperback "Star Trek Enterprise: The Romulan War: Beneath the Raptor’s Wing." This book should be of interest to both fans of Enterprise, as well as those who want to learn more about a conflict we first heard about during The Original Series. Today we have an an early review which is extensive, befitting this extra-long trade paperback.