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She’s a Queen!”: A Catty Review of The Book of Grudge

“She’s heavy, and she’s all mine.” — Book, with regard to Grudge the Cat I was so excited when I first learned we were getting a cat as a main

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A Far-Out Review of Shadows Have Offended

Cassandra Rose Clarke’s Star Trek novel debut, Shadows Have Offended, was exactly the wildly fun ride I needed to start the year off on a light-hearted note. A new writer

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A Part of Me: A Review of DS9: Revenant

After the apocalypse of the Coda trilogy and the advent of a new variant of COVID-19, Alex White’s debut Star Trek novel, Revenant, was the “comfort Trek” my heart needed

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The Fire and the Rose: A Reflection on Oblivion’s Gate

This thou perceivest, which makes thy love more strong, To love that well which thou must leave erelong. — Shakespeare’s Sonnet 73 Very late last night, I read the last

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Star Trek Federation – The First 150 Years Review

A Suggestion for Your First Star Trek Book Books, books, books. So many books about Star Trek, from technical manuals to novels to short stories to comics; it is all

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Playing the Hand You’re Dealt: James Blish’s Adaptation of “Balance of Terror”

“Gene rewrote everything, but the original writers got the credit.“ So said Star Trek: The Original Series producer Robert Justman, according to Marc Cushman in his first volume of These

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Bloopers of the Borg Review

Great Fun for the True Trek Nerds Among Us As a father of two children, I can find my way around a good search-and-find book. In fact, one could say

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Love for All Things: TMP Novelization

What the Novelization of Star Trek: The Motion Picture Can Teach Us About Gene’s Vision Star Trek: The Motion Picture, a novel based on the screenplay by Harold Livingston and

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A Review of Walter Koenig’s Beaming Up and Getting Off: Life Before and Beyond Star Trek

Walter Koenig’s most recent book, Beaming Up and Getting Off: Life Before and Beyond Star Trek, is an expanded version of his earlier book Warped Factors, about eighty percent identical

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Fan Fiction: A Mem-Noir Review

The Story I Didn’t Know I Needed Fan Fiction: A Mem-Noir by Brent Spiner is a very curious book. It’s one part memoir, one part crime thriller, one part love story,

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