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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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Library Computer: Review “Star Trek Inception” February 23, 2010

by 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 below

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TrekInk: Exclusive Preview of DS9: Fools Gold #3 + New Star Trek Comics Announced February 12, 2010

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Books,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 IDW

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Synopses for March Star Trek Books: “STO: Needs of the Many” & “Unspoken Truth” February 5, 2010

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

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Updated 2010 Schedule of Star Trek Books January 28, 2010

by 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]

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Pocket Books ‘Holding Off’ On Star Trek Movie Tie-ins – 4 Novels Pulled From Summer 2010 January 14, 2010

by 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.

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

by 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.

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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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