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Trek Books For 2011

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

The full list of Star Trek books for 2011 is available in Star Trek Magazine, which hits newsstands next week.

Courtesy of TrekMovie.com, eager readers can see now what will be published next year.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Academy – Collision Course

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Written by William Shatner and Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
Reviewed for TrekNation.com by Bill Williams

403 pages, MSRP &_#36;7.99
Date of publication: November 2008

Summary: Before they were two of the Federation’s greatest heroes, they were simply two conflicted teenagers, filled with raw ambition and talent, not yet seasoned by wisdom and experience, searching for their own unique directions in life – a destiny they’ll discover on one fateful night in San Francisco, when two lives collide, and two legends are born.

Wait Tables, Don’t Write Tie-In Novels!

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

1980′s Star Trek novelist Vonda N. McIntyre found out that some people would have rather seen her as a waitress rather than a tie-in author.

As reported by Book View Cafe Blog, some of McIntyre’s colleagues were appalled when they found out that she was writing tie-in novels for Star Trek. “Some of my colleagues took exception to my polluting my precious bodily fluids with evil tie-in novels,” she said. “You’d've thought they believed they had to save my soul, blathering about the improvement in my moral character that would result if instead I took an honest job as a waitress. (A job that to be done well requires character traits that I both admire and am well aware I don’t possess.)” (more…)