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Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Kenney Pens Trek Experience Book

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Sean Kenney, best known to original series fans as the original Captain Pike, and as Lt. DePaul, has written a book chronicling his Star Trek experience.

The book, Captain Pike: Found Alive! is available in both print and Kindle format, and the first two chapters can be read for free at Amazon.

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David Returns Home

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Star Trek author Peter David has finally returned home after suffering a stroke at the end of last year.

David, who was on vacation when the stroke happened, had been undergoing rehab in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Trek Author Suffers Stroke

Friday, January 4th, 2013

A holiday vacation in Florida turned out to be anything but relaxing for Star Trek author Peter David, who suffered a stroke while at Disney with his family.

Thankfully, David survived the stroke and is making progress in his recovery, but medical bills are piling up and fellow authors are getting the word out about how David’s fans can help.

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Star Trek The Visual Dictionary

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

A new publication due out this spring will allow young readers to visually explore the Star Trek universe.

Star Trek The Visual Dictionary will cover all five of the television series and the first ten Star Trek films.

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Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History Book Review

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History
Robert Greenberger
Voyageur Press
256 pages $40.00 list price ($24.34 on Amazon)

Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History, a new book about the history of the Star Trek franchise, spans a time frame from the early 1960s, when Star Trek was still only an idea in Gene Roddenberry‘s mind, to the present-day J.J. Abrams reboot.

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Haynes Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owners’ Workshop Manual Review

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The Haynes Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owners’ Workshop Manual
By Rick Sternbach and Ben Robinson
Gallery Books
121 pgs $28.00

The Haynes Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owners’ Workshop Manual is a book that will surely please fans of the Klingons as well as those Star Trek fans interested in ship design. For those who aren’t ship geeks, fear not, there are descriptions of Klingon culture that make the book well worth the read.

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Klingon Bird-of-Prey Manual Website

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

A new website has been created for the Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owner’s Workshop Manual forthcoming release.

The Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owner’s Workshop Manual releases next month, but fans can have a peek now.

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Klingon Haynes Manual

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

For Klingon Bird-of-Prey fans who want to know how to keep their ships in order, a new Haynes manual will be of assistance.

A deal has been made between CBS Consumer Products and Haynes Publishing which will result in the Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owner’s Workshop Manual which will be released this fall.

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DeWeese Passes

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Star Trek author Thomas Eugene DeWeese passed away in March at the age of seventy-eight.

DeWeese was the author of half a dozen original series and Star Trek: The Next Generation novels, which he authored under the name Gene DeWeese.

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Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

A new book is due out this year that will chronicle the first one-hundred-and-fifty years of the United Federation of Planets.

Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years was written by David A. Goodman, and features illustrations by Joe Corroney, Mark McHaley, Cat Staggs and Jeff Carlisle.

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Star Trek Vanguard Concludes

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

With the release of Star Trek Vanguard: Storming Heaven this week, the Star Trek Vanguard saga is coming to an end.

Star Trek Vanguard: Storming Heaven is a true finale to the series. “The final Vanguard novel, Storming Heaven, continues that tradition by representing another first in Star Trek fiction: a planned ending to a literary original series,” said Author David Mack. “The last thing we wanted was to overstay Vanguard‘s welcome by churning out novels that did little to advance its overall narrative. In fact, after I finished the series’ fifth novel, Precipice, it had become clear to the three of us [Mack, Dayton Ward, Kevin Dilmore] that the series had reached ‘critical mass.’ It was time to begin our endgame.”

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Roddenberry Entertainment’s Days Missing To Be Filmed

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Benderspink and Roddenberry Entertainment have joined together to co-develop the graphic novel series Days Missing, for both television and film.

“We see this as such a strong concept that it could be done as a television show and feature trilogy at the same time,” said J. C. Spink, Co-Founder of Benderspink. “And, we’re extremely excited to work with Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth.”

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Koenig On Things To Come Series

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Star Trek‘s Walter Koenig is not only an actor, but an author as well, with a four part Things to Come graphic novel series in progress.

Things to Come #1 has already been released, and the story includes something quite popular today, vampires. “These are vampires not quite like you’ve seen before,” said Koenig. “I’m proud of the work all around.”

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Star Trek/Legion of Superheroes #4 Preview

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

The fourth issue of the crossover comic Star Trek/Legion of Superheroes #4 will release tomorrow, but fans can have an early look today.

In Star Trek/Legion of Superheroes #4, “the Starfleet officers and Legionnaires have split into two teams, with members of both groups on each team.”

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Trek Book Contest Winners!

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

The winners of the Chronicle Books’ Obsessed With Star Trek quiz book have been chosen and two lucky fans will soon be receiving their books in the mail.

Obsessed with Star Trek features 2,500 trivia questions, which cover Star Trek from the original series up to (but not including) Star Trek XI.

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