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Star Trek Seekers Cover Art Debuts

Friday, May 9th, 2014

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Fans of the James Blish Star Trek books from the late 1960s and early 1970s will enjoy the new art for the Star Trek Seekers series of books.

The covers feature art created by a Star Trek fan, Rob Caswell, whose covers were the inspiration for the new series.

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These Are The Voyages TOS Season Two Book Review

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

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A new book, These are the Voyages TOS Season Two, written by Marc Cushman with Susan Osborn, has just been released. This is the second book of three in a series.

These are the Voyages TOS Season Two provides details regarding the creation of Star Trek‘s second season, with plot details, anecdotes from the actors and those involved with each episode, and fan reaction to the episodes.

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These Are The Voyages: Season Two

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

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The release date for the second volume of These are the Voyages has been announced.

The book is the second of a three book series.

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Redshirts To Arrive On Television

Monday, February 10th, 2014

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A limited series based on John Scalzi‘s novel Redshirts is headed to television.

FX, John Shestack (Dan in Real Life), Ken Kwapis (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants), and Alexandra Beattie will develop the series.

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New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

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For Star Trek comic fans, a new book, New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics, will be of interest.

New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics examines the long history of Star Trek in the four-color realm, featuring insightful essays from popular Trek comic scribes and novelists, as well as other subject-matter experts.”

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Two New Bennett Books Announced

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

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For fans of Christopher L. Bennett‘s Star Trek books, good news, as the author has announced that two more books will be forthcoming.

The books will continue the Rise of the Federation series.

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Trek 2014 Book And Ebook Release Schedule Update

Monday, January 27th, 2014

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Simon and Schuster Books Editor Margaret Clark has provided an update on the Star Trek book schedule for 2014 and a bit beyond.

The list includes both traditional books and eBooks.

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Some 2014 Trek Books

Monday, December 30th, 2013

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Some of the Simon & Schuster Star Trek 2014 book line-up has been announced.

The stories will run the gamut from ones set in the original series timeframe to ones set after Star Trek: Voyager.

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These Are The Voyages UK And European Debut

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

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Fans of Marc Cushman‘s These are the Voyages TOS Season One living in the UK, France, and Germany can now purchase the book.

Jacobs Brown Press has also announced the publication of These Are The Voyages TOS Season Two.

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Mulgrew To Pen Bio

Friday, November 8th, 2013

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For fans of Star Trek: Voyager‘s Kate Mulgrew, the future will bring a memoir from the actress.

Little, Brown and Company announced the book, as of yet untitled.

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Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years Book Review

Friday, November 1st, 2013

 

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The Story

Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years, written by David A. Goodman, is an “in universe” history of Star Trek that celebrates the 150th anniversary of the founding of the United Federation of Planets.

The book “chronicles the pivotal era leading up to Humankind’s First Contact with Vulcan in 2063, the Romulan War in 2156, the creation of the Federation in 2161, and the first 150 years of the intergalactic democracy up until the year 2311. Meticulously researched, this account covers a multitude of alien species, decisive battles, and the technology that made the Age of Exploration possible. It includes field sketches, illustrations, and reproductions of historic pieces of art from across the Galaxy, along with over fifty excerpts from key Federation documents and correspondence, Starfleet records, and intergalactic intelligence.”

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Mack Destiny Deal

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

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David Mack‘s Star Trek Destiny trilogy is available today on Kindle for a reduced price.

The series includes: Star Trek Destiny Book 1 Gods of Night, Book II Mere Mortals, and Book III Lost Souls.

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Trek Author Launches Kickstarter For Superhero Novel

Friday, October 18th, 2013

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Star Trek author Michael Jan Friedman has begun a new Kickstarter campaign to finance his new novel featuring a young-adult superhero who is also a cancer survivor.

The campaign, which started last night, hopes to raise five thousand dollars.

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Fan Phenomena Star Trek Book Review

Friday, October 4th, 2013

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The Story:

Fan Phenomena, a new series of books that explore the fan culture of various popular television shows, movies and actors, released one that covers Star Trek fandom.

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The Art of Juan Ortiz Star Trek Book Review

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

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The Story:

The Art of Juan Ortiz Star Trek is the story of how Juan Ortiz came to create posters for each episode of the original series, including The Cage.

The book begins with a biography of Ortiz, leading up to his decision to make the posters. The majority of the book features each of the eighty posters. The last part of the book features an index with an entry for each episode, which contains: a thumbnail-sized photo of the poster, a description of the episode, a quote from the episode, and a comment from Ortiz on the poster from that episode.

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