Treklit.com has added a new review for Jerry Oltion and Kathy Oltion‘s “Star Trek: New Earth: Book 4: The Flaming Arrow”: As I continue reading the New Earth miniseries, I find myself hoping that the overall story improves with each successive book. The overall premise is an interesting one: the Enterprise shepherds a long-term colonial […]
James Swallow mentioned on Jswallow.com that he’s heading to ThrillerFest: Ah, New York; if there’s a city that deserves to be considered a “thriller”, it’s the Big Apple – and I’ll be walking its streets again next month, partly for some research for a future Marc Dane novel, but mostly because I’m in town to […]
Trek.fm has added a new review for J.M. Dillard‘s “Star Trek: The Next Generation: Resistance”: In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson discuss the TNG novel Resistance by J.M. Dillard. We talk about the return of the Borg, the Enterprise’s new Vulcan counselor, drama among the secondary characters, Picard’s relationship […]
Treklit.com has added a new review for Keith R.A. DeCandido‘s “Star Trek: Articles of the Federation”: Articles of the Federation combines two of my favorite things: it is basically The West Wing in the 24th century. In Star Trek, we usually follow the adventures of the officers of Starfleet as they explore space, defend the […]
Deepspacespines.com has added a new review for Michael Jan Friedman‘s “Star Trek: The Next Generation: Reunion”: This week, a coronation ceremony brings Picard back into the orbit of his former coworkers. But when one among them starts putting the others out of commission, Picard’s crew will have to put on their Dixon Hill hats to […]
Christopher L. Bennett recently mentioned on his blog : Hey, everyone. With the Shore Leave convention coming up in about 3 weeks, I could use some additional funds to help out with the trip; I need to renew my driver’s license and get some car repairs before then (my wiper fluid sprayer isn’t working). Also, […]
That was the motto of the Star Trek: Strange New Worlds anthologies published by Pocket Books for ten consecutive years between 1998 and 2007. The publisher held an annual writing contest, inviting any fan with less than three professionally-published writing credits to send in Trek stories, and launched several careers in the process. Now, two […]
Unreality-sf.net has added a new review for Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann‘s “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Lust’s Latinum Lost”: Lust’s Latinum Lost (and Found), written by Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann, is the first Deep Space Nine entry in the series of exclusive eBook novellas. When business is down in […]
Unreality-sf.net has added a new review for Rudy Josephs‘s “Star Trek: The Next Generation: Q are Cordially Uninvited”: In Q Are Cordially Uninvited, written by Rudy Josephs, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his wife, Beverly Crusher, show two of their fellow officers and friends the holorecording of their wedding in La Barre, France. But Worf and […]
Unreality-sf.net has added a new review for Dave Galanter‘s “Star Trek: The Original Series: Crisis of Consciousness”: In Crisis of Consciousness, Dave Galanter‘s latest contribution to the line of Original Series novels, Captain Kirk and the Enterprise are dispatched to ferry the ambassador of the Maabas — normally a rather xenophobic race — back to […]
Unreality-sf.net has added a new review for Bernd Perplies and Christian Humberg‘s “Star Trek: Prometheus: Fire With Fire”: I have a theory that taking something slowly reveals the quality of its pacing. For example, I am against binge-watching: Netflix TV shows might debut whole seasons on a single day, but I watch them one episode […]
Unreality-sf.net has added a new review for Bernd Perplies and Christian Humberg‘s “Star Trek: Prometheus: In the Heart of Chaos”: Big Finish’s Star Trek: Prometheus audiobooks draw to a close with In the Heart of Chaos, which ties up the story begun in the first two. Honestly, if you made it this far, you probably […]
Why tie-in novels of sci-fi/fantasy/otherwise fictional universes are valuable.
Vonda McIntyre wrote one of the first and most beloved Star Trek novels, The Entropy Effect. Here she tells the story of how she got the gig, and how the Star Trek book series started.
Treklit.com has added a new review for Andy Mangels and Michael A. Martin‘s “Star Trek: Titan: Taking Wing”: When Star Trek Nemesis first hit theatres, I remember thinking that it would be very cool to be able to follow Riker to the Titan and learn about his adventures as the new captain of that vessel. […]
Out today is another Essays On Star Trek book, titled “The Kelvin Timeline of Star Trek: Essays on J.J. Abrams’ Final Frontier”, by Ace G. Pilkington and Matthew Wilhelm Kapell. Here’s the book’s synopsis: In an era of reboots, restarts and retreads, J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek trilogy–featuring new, prequel adventures of Kirk, Spock and the […]
The first original Star Trek tie-in novel.
Treklit.com has added a new review for Una McCormack‘s “Star Trek: Discovery: The Way To The Stars”: The Way to the Stars is an excellent bit of backstory for one of my favorite Discovery characters. The young Sylvia Tilly comes to life with a past that seems far too familiar to many people. Buy on […]
Since Star Trek: The Original Series — The Captain’s Oath has been out for a couple of weeks now, and since the folks on the podcast I linked to yesterday expressed the hope that my annotations for the novel would be up soon, I’ve now gone ahead and posted them. As usual, I don’t want […]
Trek.fm has added a new review for Christopher L. Bennett‘s “Star Trek: The Original Series: The Captain’s Oath”: In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther talk about Christopher L. Bennett’s new TOS novel The Captain’s Oath. As a special bonus, the author shared his thoughts with us about aspects of […]