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Summaries and Prelim Covers For 4 Star Trek Movie Tie-in Novels – Coming This Summer January 10, 2010

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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.

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TrekIn09: Best Star Trek Books & Comics of 2009 December 27, 2009

by 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. 

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TMP@30: The Adaptations of Star Trek: The Motion Picture – The Novelization December 11, 2009

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: 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 Roddenberry

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Exclusive Book Excerpt: Star Trek Mirror Universe: The Sorrows of Empire December 2, 2009

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

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First Details On Novels Set In New Movie Universe + Star Trek Online Novel Tie-In Announced November 29, 2009

by 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.

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Library Computer: Review of Star Trek Vanguard: Precipice November 18, 2009

by 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.

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Book Review: Star Trek: The Art of the Film November 15, 2009

by 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.

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Exclusive: Preview of ‘Star Trek: The Art of The Film’ [UPDATED] November 9, 2009

by 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]

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Book Excerpt: Star Trek Vanguard: Precipice October 29, 2009

by 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.

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Library Computer: Review of Star Trek: Titan: Synthesis October 22, 2009

by 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, .

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Library Computer: Review of Star Trek Enterprise: The Romulan War: Beneath The Raptor’s Wing October 15, 2009

by 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.  

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Book Excerpt: Star Trek Titan: Synthesis September 28, 2009

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

In October Pocket Books has two Star Trek novels coming, the first is the Enterprise "Romulan War" trade paperback (see exclusive TrekMovie excerpt). And later in October, they bring the second Star Trek Titan book of the year, with "Synthesis". Pocket has now released an excerpt "Synthesis", check it out below.

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Library Computer: Review – “Star Trek Voyager: Unworthy” September 27, 2009

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

This week Pocket Books releases its second Star Trek Voyager of the year, following on Kirsten Beyer’s excellent "Full Circle" released in March. And so the Library Computer journeys again to the Delta Quadrant with a review of Beyer’s new “Star Trek Voyager: Unworthy” to see if she can do it again.

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Exclusive: Interview with Star Trek Production Designer Scott Chambliss September 25, 2009

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

Scott Chambliss had worked with JJ Abrams for years, including on Alias and Mission: Impossible: III, but redesigning the Star Trek universe was probably his most ambitious undertaking. In an exclusive interview with TrekMovie, the production designer talks about the challenges of taking on Trek, fan feedback, and also what we can look forward to in the upcoming Art of Star Trek book.

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Exclusive Book Excerpt: Star Trek Enterprise – The Romulan War: Beneath The Raptor’s Wing August 31, 2009

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

The big event for Star Trek books this Fall will finally delve into a major point in Federation history. The trade paperback of Michael A. Martin’s "Star Trek: Enterprise – The Romulan War: Beneath The Raptor’s Wing" comes out in October and TrekMovie has an exclusive excerpt below.

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Simon & Schuster Lays Off Star Trek Book Editor – Promises No Change In Schedule August 27, 2009

by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books , comments closed

A round of layoffs this week at Simon and Schuster resulted in the departure of Star Trek books editor Margaret Clark. The move was a part of a workforce reduction by the publisher, driven by lagging profits in the publishing industry. Even though this is the second layoff of a Star Trek editor in the last year, Simon & Schuster says they are committed to Star Trek going forward. More details below, plus a preview of Spring 2010 Trek books.

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Review: Nicholas Meyer’s ‘The View From the Bridge: Memories of Star Trek and a Life in Hollywood’ August 24, 2009

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Books,Feature Films (TMP-NEM) , comments closed

27 years ago Nick Meyer’s Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, set the standard for Star Trek movies that is still the pinnacle today. That began a decade long relationship for Meyer with the franchise, which he writes about in his new memoir "The View From the Bridge: Memories of Star Trek and a Life in Hollywood." See below for our review

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Library Computer: Review of Deep Space Nine: The Never Ending Sacrifice August 22, 2009

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

This week the Library Computer reviews the second Deep Space Nine novel in a row from Pocket Books, Una McCormack’s “The Never Ending Sacrifice”. This isn’t the first Star Trek novel to find a genesis in an episode of one of the series, but it certainly isn’t like any Star Trek novel that has ever come before.

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More Details + High Res Cover for ‘Star Trek: The Art of the Film’ August 10, 2009

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Art,Books,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

On Friday we reported that there was a new art of the Star Trek movie book coming in November, just in time for the release of the film on DVD and Blu-ray. Today Titan Books sent us some more detailed information on the coffe-table book, along with a high resolution version of the cover.

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Art of Star Trek Movie Book Coming In November August 7, 2009

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Art,Books,Star Trek (2009 film) , comments closed

Many fans have been asking "Will there be an ‘art book for the new movie?" Today, TrekMovie has the answer, and it is "yes!"  "Star Trek: The Art of the Film" was made available for pre-order today, and is due in stores just in time for the Blu-ray and DVD release of Star Trek. More info below.

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