Star Trek

Here’s an update to this list.

The Original Series

I don’t read all of these but I do pick up the ones that are written by authors I know or look particularly interesting. I’ve also reread a few of the best older ones.

  • The Entropy Effect by Vonda N. McIntyre
    • 1981 -> 4.5/5
  • Yesterday’s Son by A. C. Crispin
    • 1983 -> 4.5/5
  • The Wounded Sky by Diane Duane
    • 1983 -> 4/5
  • The Final Reflection by John M. Ford
    • 1984 -> 4.5/5
  • Rihannsu #1: My Enemy, My Ally by Diane Duane
    • 1984 -> 4.5/5
  • The Tears of the Singers by Melinda Snodgrass
    • 1984 -> 4.5/5
  • The Vulcan Academy Murders by Jean Lorrah
    • 1984 -> 4.5/5
  • Uhura’s Song by Janet Kagan
    • 1985 -> 4.5/5
  • Ishmael by Barbara Hambly
    • 1985 -> 5/5
  • Killing Time by Della Van Hise
    • 1985 -> 4.5/5
  • Dwellers in the Crucible by Margaret Wander Bonanno
    • 1985 -> 4.5/5
  • Mindshadow by J. M. Dillard
    • 1986 -> 4.5/5
  • Dreadnaught! by Diane Carey
    • 1986 -> 4.5/5
  • Demons by J. M. Dillard
    • 1986 -> 4.5/5
  • Enterprise: The First Adventure by Vonda N. McIntyre
    • 1986 -> 4.5/5 (+)
  • Battlestations! by Diane Carey
    • 1986 -> 4.5/5
  • Strangers From the Sky by Margaret Wander Bonanno
    • 1987 -> 4.5/5
  • Rihannsu #2: The Romulan Way by Diane Duane
    • 1987 -> 4/5
  • How Much For Just the Planet? by John M. Ford
    • 1987 -> 4.5/5 (+)
  • The IDIC Epidemic by Jean Lorrah
    • 1988 -> 4.5/5
  • Time For Yesterday by A. C. Crispin
    • 1988 -> 4.5/5
  • Spock’s World by Diane Duane
    • 1988 -> 5/5
  • Memory Prime by Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
    • 1988 -> 4.5/5
  • Final Frontier by Diane Carey
    • 1988 -> 4.5/5
  • Vulcan’s Glory by D. C. Fontana
    • 1989 -> 4.5/5
  • Double, Double by Michael Jan Friedman
    • 1989 -> 4.5/5 (+)
  • Lost Years #1: The Lost Years by J. M. Dillard
    • 1989 -> 4.5/5 (+)
  • Doctor’s Orders by Diane Duane
    • 1990 -> 4.5/5 (+)
  • Prime Directive by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens
    • 1990 -> 5/5
  • The Rift by Peter David
    • 1991 -> 4.5/5
  • Sanctuary by John Vornholt
    • 1992 -> 4.5/5
  • Best Destiny by Diane Carey
    • 1992 -> 4.5/5
  • The Great Starship Race by Diane Carey
    • 1993 -> 4.5/5
  • Sarek by A. C. Crispin
    • 1994 -> 5/5
  • Lost Years #3: Traitor Winds by L. A. Graf
    • 1994 -> 4.5/5
  • Federation by Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
    • 1994 -> 4.5/5
  • The Ashes of Eden by William Shatner & Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
    • 1995 -> 4.5/5 (+)
  • Lost Years #4: Recovery by J. M. Dillard
    • 1995 -> 4.5/5
  • First Frontier by Diane Carey & Dr. James I. Kirkland
    • 1995 -> 4.5/5
  • The Captain’s Daughter by Peter David
    • 1995 -> 4.5/5
  • The Return by William Shatner & Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
    • 1996 -> 4.5/5
  • Avenger by William Shatner & Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
    • 1997 -> 4.5/5
  • Mind Meld by John Vornholt
    • 1997 -> 4.5/5
  • Vulcan’s Forge by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz
    • 1997 => 5/5
  • Heart of the Sun by Pamela Sargent & George Zebrowski
    • 1997 -> 3.5/5
  • Spectre by William Shatner & Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
    • 1998 -> 4.5/5
  • Dark Victory by William Shatner & Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
    • 1999 -> 4.5/5
  • Vulcan’s Heart by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz
    • 1999 -> 5/5
  • Preserver by William Shatner & Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens
    • 2000 -> 4.5/5
  • Rihannsu #3: Swordhunt by Diane Duane
    • 2000 -> 4.5/5
  • Rihannsu #4: Honor Blade by Diane Duane
    • 2000 -> 4.5/5
  • New Earth: Wagon Train to the Stars by Diane Carey
    • 2000 -> 4.5/5
  • New Earth: Belle Terre by Dean Wesley Smith with Diane Carey
    • 2000 -> 4.5/5
  • New Earth: Rough Trails by L. A. Graf
    • 2000 -> 4.5/5
  • New Earth: The Flaming Arrow by Kathy Oltion & Jerry Oltion
    • 2000 -> 4.5/5
  • New Earth: Thin Air by Kristine Kathryn Rusch & Dean Wesley Smith
    • 2000 -> 4.5/5
  • New Earth: Challenger by Diane Carey
    • 2000 -> 4.5/5
  • The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Book 1 by Greg Cox
    • 2001 -> 4/5
  • In the Name of Honor by Dayton Ward
    • 2002 -> 4.5/5
  • The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Book 2 by Greg Cox
    • 2002 -> 4/5
  • The Last Roundup by Christie Golden
    • 2002 -> 4.5/5
  • Vulcan’s Soul, Book 1: Exodus by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz
    • 2004 -> 4.5/5
  • To Reign in Hell: The Exile of Khan Noonien Singh by Greg Cox
    • 2005 -> 4/5
  • Ex Machina by Christopher L. Bennett
    • 2005 -> 4.5/5
  • Engines of Destiny by Gene DeWeese
    • 2005 -> 4/5
  • Vulcan’s Soul, Book 2: Exiles by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz
    • 2006 -> 4.5/5
  • Burning Dreams by Margaret Wander Bonanno
    • 2006 -> 4.5/5
  • Constellations edited by Marco Palmieri
    • 2006 -> 4.5/5
  • Crucible: McCoy — Provenance of Shadows by David R. George III
    • 2006 -> 5/5
  • Rihannsu #5: The Empty Chair by Diane Duane
    • 2006 -> 4.5/5
  • Crucible: Spock – The Fire and the Rose by David R. George III
    • 2006 -> 5/5
  • Crucible: Kirk – The Star to Every Wandering by David R. George III
    • 2007 -> 5/5
  • Vulcan’s Soul, Book 3: Epiphany by Josepha Sherman & Susan Shwartz
    • 2007 -> 4.5/5
  • Mere Anarchy by Mike W. Barr & others
    • 2007 -> 4.5/5
  • Excelsior: Forged in Fire by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels
    • 2008 -> 4.5/5
  • Troublesome Minds by Dave Galanter
    • 2009 -> 4.5/5
  • Unspoken Truth by Margaret Wander Bonanno
    • 2010 -> 4.5/5
  • That Which Divides by Dayton Ward
    • 2012 -> 4.5/5
  • Allegiance in Exile by David R. George III
    • 2013 -> 4.5/5
  • Devil’s Bargain by Tony Daniel
    • 2013 -> 4.5/5
  • The Shocks of Adversity by William Leisner
    • 2013 -> 4.5/5
  • No Time Like the Past by Greg Cox
    • 2014 -> 4.5/5
  • Foul Deeds Will Rise by Greg Cox
    • 2014 -> 4/5
  • The More Things Change (short story, ebook) by Scott Pearson
    • 2014 -> 4.5/5
  • Seasons of Light and Darkness (short story, ebook) by Michael A. Martin
    • 2014 -> 4.5/5
  • Savage Trade by Tony Daniel
    • 2015 -> 4/5
  • Crisis of Consciousness by Dave Galanter
    • 2015 -> 4/5
  • The Autobiography of James T. Kirk by David A. Goodman
    • 2015 -> 4.5/5
  • Child of Two Worlds by Greg Cox
    • 2015 -> 4.5/5
  • Shadow of the Machine (novella, ebook) by Scott Harrison
    • 2015 -> 4.5/5
  • The Latter Fire by James Swallow
    • 2016 -> 4.5/5
  • Legacies: Captain to Captain by Greg Cox
    • 2016 -> 4.5/5
  • Legacies: Best Defense by David Mack
    • 2016 -> 4.5/5
  • Legacies: Purgatory’s Key by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore
    • 2016 -> 4.5/5
  • Miasma (short story, ebook) by Greg Cox
    • 2016 -> 4.5/5
  • The Face of the Unknown by Christopher L. Bennett
    • 2017 -> 4.5/5
  • The Antares Maelstrom by Greg Cox
    • 2019 -> 4.5/5

The Next Generation

I’ve read all of the novels that take place after Nemesis.

Deep Space Nine

I haven’t read all the novels that take place after the show’s finale, but I have read all the recent ones.

  • The Siege by Peter David
    • 1993 -> 4.5/5
  • Bloodletter by K. W. Jeter
    • 1993 -> 4.5/5
  • The Big Game by Sandy Schofield
    • 1993 -> 4.5/5
  • The 34th Rule by Armin Shimerman & David R. George III
    • 1999 -> 4.5/5
  • A Stitch in Time by Andrew J. Robinson
    • 2000 -> 4.5/5
  • Avatar, Book One by S. D. Perry
    • 2001 -> 4.5/5
  • Avatar, Book Two by S. D. Perry
    • 2001 -> 4.5/5
  • Prophecy and Change edited by Marco Palmieri
    • 2003 -> 4.5/5
  • The Missing by Una McCormack
    • 2015 -> 4.5/5
  • Sacraments of Fire by David R. George III
    • 2015 -> 4.5/5
  • Ascendance by David R. George III
    • 2015 -> 4.5/5
  • Force and Motion by Jeffrey Lang
    • 2016 -> 4.5/5
  • The Long Mirage by David R. George III
    • 2017 -> 4.5/5
  • Enigma Tales by Una McCormack
    • 2017 -> 4.5/5
  • Gamma: Original Sin by David R. George III
    • 2017 -> 4.5/5

Voyager

I’ve been reading some of these while I rewatched the TV show. Once I’m done with the show, I will read all the books that take place after the series.

Enterprise

I’ve read all the novels that take place after the show’s finale.

Discovery

7 books have been published so far to tie in with this series, and I’ve read 6 of them.

Picard

The latest series just has 1 book out so far, but it’s a brilliant one.

New Frontier

This is a spinoff of The Next Generation which focuses on Captain Mackenzie Calhoun of the starship Excalibur. I read the first few but decided not to continue with it.

  • House of Cards by Peter David
    • 1997 -> 4/5
  • Into the Void by Peter David
    • 1997 -> 4/5
  • The Two-Front War by Peter David
    • 1997 -> 4/5
  • End Game by Peter David
    • 1997 -> 4/5
  • Martyr — Peter David
    • 1998 -> 4/5

Stargazer

This was a series of books about Captain Picard before he took command of the Enterprise.

  • Oblivion by Michael Jan Friedman
    • 2003 -> 4/5

Titan

This is a spinoff of The Next Generation which focuses on Riker and Troi aboard the starship Titan. I’ve read all of them.

  • Taking Wing by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels
    • 2005 -> 4.5/5
  • The Red King by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels
    • 2005 -> 4.5/5
  • Orion’s Hounds by Christopher L. Bennett
    • 2006 -> 4.5/5
  • Sword of Damocles by Geoffrey Thorne
    • 2007 -> 4.5/5
  • Over a Torrent Sea by Christopher L. Bennett
    • 2009 -> 4/5
  • Synthesis by James Swallow
    • 2009 -> 4.5/5
  • Fallen Gods by Michael A. Martin
    • 2012 -> 4.5/5
  • Absent Enemies (novella, ebook) by John Jackson Miller
    • 2014 -> 4.5/5
  • Sight Unseen by James Swallow
    • 2015 -> 4.5/5
  • Fortune of War by David Mack
    • 2017 -> 4.5/5

Department of Temporal Investigations

These books have as their main characters Dulmur and Lucsly, who were introduced in a Deep Space Nine episode. I’ve read all of them.

All Series Anthologies

  • Strange New Worlds edited by Dean Wesley Smith
    • 1998 -> 5/5
  • Strange New Worlds II edited by Dean Wesley Smith
    • 1999 -> 4.5/5
  • Strange New Worlds III edited by Dean Wesley Smith
    • 2000 -> 5/5
  • Enterprise Logs edited by Carol Greenburg
    • 2000 -> 4.5/5
  • The Amazing Stories edited by John J. Ordover
    • 2002 -> 5/5
  • Strange New Worlds VI edited by Dean Wesley Smith
    • 2003 -> 4/5

Crossovers

These days the crossovers are typically miniseries that involve the crews from The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Titan.

Invasion

  • TOS: First Strike by Diane Carey
    • 1996 -> 4.5/5
  • TNG: The Soldiers of Fear by Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch
    • 1996 -> 4.5/5
  • DS9: Time’s Enemy by L. A. Graf
    • 1996 -> 4.5/5
  • VOY: The Final Fury by Dafydd ab Hugh
    • 1996 -> 4.5/5

The Captain’s Table

  • TOS: War Dragons by L. A. Graf
    • 1998 -> 4.5/5
  • TNG: Dujonian’s Hoard by Michael Jan Friedman
    • 1998 -> 4.5/5
  • DS9: The Mist by Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch
    • 1998 -> 4.5/5
  • VOY: Fire Ship by Diane Carey
    • 1998 -> 4.5/5
  • NF: Once Burned by Peter David
    • 1998 -> 4.5/5
  • ST: Where Seas Meets Sky by Jerry Oltion
    • 1998 -> 4.5/5

Double Helix

This series was published under the Next Generation title, but it’s really a crossover.

The Lost Era

Destiny

  • Gods of Night by David Mack
    • 2008 -> 5/5
  • Mere Mortals by David Mack
    • 2008 -> 5/5
  • Lost Souls by David Mack
    • 2008 -> 5/5
  • A Singular Destiny by Keith R. A. DeCandido
    • 2009 -> 4.5/5

Typhon Pact

The Fall

Prey

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