Deep Space Spines has a review up for “Star Trek: Enterprise: The First Adventure“: Published exactly twenty years after Star Trek made its television debut, let’s join Kirk as he learns on a particularly stressful first outing that heavy lies the wrist that wears the command stripes. Available on Amazon.com, Books-A-Million.com, or E-Bay.
The Literary Treks podcast has a review up for “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: 5 Fallen Heroes“: In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther are joined by guest host Brandon Shea-Mutala to discuss the Deep Space Nine novel Fallen Heroes by Dafydd ab Hugh. We talk about when the novel was written, a Quark and […]
Trek Lit Reviews has a review up for “Star Trek: Voyager: 2 The Escape“: For the most part, I wasn’t disappointed. While The Escape is the first original Voyager novel, and thus is vulnerable to the pitfalls of not knowing much about the source material beyond the series bible and scripts of the first few episodes, the story manages […]
Deep Space Spines has a review up for “Star Trek: 30 Demons“: This week, almost everyone on the Enterprise and most of the population of Vulcan fall prey to energy-based brain parasites that take over their minds, and it looks like the only cure is fresh air and exorcise. Will Spock, Bones, and the New […]
Literary Treks has a review up for “Star Trek: The Next Generation: 1 A Time To Be Born”: In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Dan Gunther and Bruce Gibson talk about the first book in the series, A Time to Be Born. We discuss Wesley Crusher’s surprise return, the dangers of the Rashanar battle site, the […]
Deep Space Spines has a review up for “Star Trek: 29 Fortunes Of War Book 1: Dreadnought!“: Like Dwellers in the Crucible not long before it, Dreadnought! uses original characters as Kirk and Spock stand-ins to explore the yin and yang of the human/Vulcan dynamic, though this time there’s also a pinch of notice-me-senpai wish fulfillment for good measure. […]
Literary Treks has a review up for “Star Trek: Academy: Collision Course“: In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther discuss the final Shatnerverse novel, Academy: Collision Course. We talk about this novel’s relationship with Star Trek 2009, Jim Kirk’s relationship with Starfleet, his family dynamic, Spock in his youth, another perspective on Tarsus IV, […]
Deep Space Spines has a review up for “Star Trek: 28 Crisis On Centaurus”: Ferguson front-loaded Crisis on Centaurus with a bunch of backstory to give the mission more personal gravitas, though ultimately most of it doesn’t matter… Available on Amazon.com , Books-A-Million.com or E-Bay
Deep Space Spines has a review up for “Star Trek: 27 Mindshadow“: Mindshadow also explores something I think is interesting yet gets glossed over a lot, which is the amount of stress a mission rapidly going south can put on a crew, especially its captain
Literary Treks has a review up for “Star Trek: The Next Generation: Dark Mirror“, which was written by Diane Duane: In this episode of Literary Treks, hosts Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther talk about the TNG novel Dark Mirror by Diane Duane. We discuss how the novel compares to other stories set in the mirror universe, a dolphin scientist named […]
Trek Today has a review up for “Star Trek Voyager: Architects of Infinity“: Trek fans will like the exploration aspect of the story; the strange planet and its mysteries. I’m sure we will be hearing more about this in Beyer’s next book.
Trek Lit Reviews has a review of Star Trek: Enterprise: Last Full Measure In many ways, By the Book feels a lot like a story that fits in Enterprise’s first season. We have a crew that is quite green, encountering situations for the first time that would feel like old hat to later Star Trek […]
TrekCore has a review of Star Trek: The Next Generation: Cats If for some reason your favorite pastime is reading Star Trek technical manuals and collecting back issues of Cat Fancy (and why wouldn’t it be?), have we got a treat for you!
TrekCore has a review of “Star Trek: Voyager: Architects of Infinity” up on their site: Architects of Infinity is exactly the kind of story that Star Trek is uniquely suited for – a classic tale of exploration that illuminates the wonder of scientific discovery. While it does not obviously advance some of the major storylines […]
TrekMovie has posted a review of “Star Trek: The Next Generation: Cats” The Next Generation follow-up to ‘Star Trek Cats’ has us purring.
BoldyGo has posted a new review for Star Trek: the Next Generation: Q&A That said, DeCandido set a monumental task before himself with this novel, and he 100% delivers upon it. The plot device he uses is both large enough to justify its existence, and delicate enough to not encroach on the episodes it references. […]
Star Trek: The Original Series: The Face Of The Unknown review by Trek Lit Reviews In a fun sequel to the classic Star Trek episode “The Corbomite Maneuver,” author Christopher L. Bennett tackles climate change, buried secrets, and the possible collapse of an entire civilization. Check out my review of the TOS novel The Face […]
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Headlong Flight gets a review by Trek Lit Reviews: It’s a cross-dimensional time-twisting adventure featuring Romulans, TWO Enterprises, and a ton of surprises! Check out my review of the TNG novel Headlong Flight!
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Long Mirage gets a review by Trek Lit Reviews: Four major plotlines are juggled at once! Wow, it’s like it’s Deep Space Nine or something…