What are the best books in Star Trek series?

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    #1Uhura's Song (Star Trek)

    Uhura's Song (Star Trek)

    Uhura's Song is part of the Star Trek series written by Janet Kagan that tells the story of a song that can save lives of people from the plague, but it is a very mysterious and cryptic song. 


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    Yi Chen
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "I read this novel right after it came out back in the '80s, and have reread it several times since. I thought then and still do think it's a lot of fun. The story is fun because it's unpredictable: the premise, that a world of giant kitties is enduring some sort of plague and in order to cure it, the Enterprise must find the kitties' home world. You'd think that most of the novel would be about them searching for the planet, and finally finding it and getting handed the cure. Right? Nope. The planet proves surprisingly easy to find, despite the lack of clues as to its whereabouts. "
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    #2Vendetta (Star Trek the Next Generation)

    Vendetta (Star Trek the Next Generation)

    Vendetta is a book by Peter David that tells the story of the survivors of the attack of the Borgs. The Enterprise will then realize that the survivor's revenge will cause a big chaos.


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    Timothy Crawford
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "I’ve been a Trekkie forever, and this was a fun book to read as a kid. It ties together a lot of material from the originals and TNG, in a fairly interesting plot that involves the sort of scale and fantastic elements we like to see from Star Trek. On rereading it as an adult, it doesn’t hold up so well; it doesn’t introduce very many new concepts (preferring to re-use stuff from the TV shows); a lot of the worldbuilding is sub-par, the characters act a bit differently from their televised incarnations, and the plot in general is predictable and a little childish. It’s definitely not a bad Star Trek book; there’s plenty of terrible literature out there, and this isn’t it. But it’s not my favorite in the franchise either. If you’re not really into Star Trek, you’ll find this boring; if you’re a die-hard Trekkie, its flaws might make it offensive. I’ll give it 3 stars for being fine, but I can’t seriously recommend it to anyone anymore. "
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    #3The Entropy Effect (Star Trek)

    The Entropy Effect (Star Trek)
    The Entropy Effect is a book by Vonda McIntyre that tells the story of how Mondreaux killed Captain Kirk in front of everybody when he tried to escape. Now he is at large and his experiments are killing thousands of people.


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    Sara Duncan
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "Solution clearly represents the topic, regarding the best book in the star trek series. It was detailed enough to give the public a short description of what to expect in this book, The Entropy Effect. "
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    #4Doctor's Orders (Star Trek)

    Doctor's Orders (Star Trek)

    Doctor's Orders is a book by Diane Duane that tells the story of Dr. McCoy and his new found position. When Captain Kirk left to settle something with the newfound planet, the doctor will realize how big his responsibility is. 


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    Timothy Roberts
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "If there is one book that interests me is this Doctors Orders which keeps me immersed into the story that is very interesting.The book is awesome because i never got bored when reading it."
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    #5Lost Souls (Star Trek: Destiny)

    Lost Souls (Star Trek: Destiny)

    Lost Souls is a book by David Mack that tells the story of how the Captains of Armageddon will decide what will be their faith. When they have already decided what to do, there is no turning back.


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    Pamela Hawkins
    Written on March 15, 2018
    "My main sticking point is that Voyager got short shrift here. Seven, Chakotay and plenty of other big characters were left out or given so little attention that they were just shadows. All of their interactions felt tacked on: the story would have been exactly the same had they been left out. One of the things I enjoyed most about the writing was the inclusiveness of it: so many races, what felt like a good mix of female and male characters, all getting in a bit of kick ass action. I grew to appreciate the effort put in to reveal the back-story of so many characters. I kept looking up each character name just to review their previous stories, which occasionally became a risk of reading a spoiler before I could stop myself."
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    #6Mere Mortals (Star Trek)

    Mere Mortals (Star Trek)
    Mere Mortals is a book by David Mack that tells the story of how the soldiers from Earth and the intergalactic forces will save the human race when the Borgs attack.

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    Michael Sandoval
    Written on March 15, 2018
    "I am a trekkie and I think this is one of the better books in the Star Trek series. Mere Mortals is well written, David Mack knows what he's doing. The action is good, the plot development comes at a nice pace. This book was flat out amazing. I loved the story and it was easy to follow. The series is probably one of the best I have ever read in the Star Trek Universe. Highly recommend!"
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    #7Strangers From the Sky (Star Trek)

    Strangers From the Sky (Star Trek)

    Strangers From the Sky is a book by Margaret Wander Bonanno that tells the story of a Warcraft that landed on Earth. The creatures from that warcraft can either be our friend or foe, its for them to decide. 


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    Julie Stewart
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "Star trek is a rather popular sci fi franchise. Strangers from the sky takes an interesting spin for stories in the setting."
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    #8The Return (Star Trek)

    The Return (Star Trek)

    The Return is a book by William Shatner, Judith Reeves-Stevens, and Garfield Reeves-Stevens that tells the story Captain Kirk's comeback. Now, the new generation and his generation will fight for their position. 


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    Christian Wells
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "Sometimes it's tough being a Trekkie, but I can't help it when there's so much material always coming out. The Return (Star Trek) is a great series of books by William Shatner, Captain Kirk himself, along with Judith Reeves-Stevens, and Garfield Reeves-Stevens. Now this isn't a typical space voyage story it actually details Captain Kirk's comeback. I like how it blends the old generation and new generation together as this opens up doors of opportunity for new stories to be told. As a Trekkie it's a nice addition to the collection."
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    #9Sarek (Star Trek)

    Sarek (Star Trek)

    Sarek is a book in Star Trek: The Original Series written by A. C. Crispin. It is about Spock's wife Sarek who should work with Starship Enterprise crew to prevent the Federation's destruction. 


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    Paul Stanley
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "Have you ever wondered more about the Vulcan Spock? This book about his wife , Sarek, and how she works with the Enterprise to save the federation is a great novel to try for delving deeper into the characters."
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    #10Time for Yesterday (Star Trek)

    Time for Yesterday (Star Trek)

    Time For Yesterday is the thirty-ninth book in Star Trek: The Original Series written by A.C. Crispin. It is about the reunion of Admiral James T. Kirk, Spock, and Dr. Leonard McCoy who go on a mission into the past.


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    Ralph Martinez
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "This is a pretty great book if you're a fan of Star Trek. I read it last week and I wasn't able to put it down for a while and before I knew it I was already done. This book reminded me of classic Star Trek episodes and I loved every moment of it."
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    #11Ishmael (Star Trek)

    Ishmael (Star Trek)

    Ishmael is the twenty-third book in Satr Trek: The Original Series written by Barbara Hambly. It is about Spock who's about to visit the Klingon ship but it mysteriously vanished. 


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    Charvi Sen
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "This book is fantastic, i like all the situation that has to tell, and it improves imagination and describes in detail all the situation and characters. I can say that its a book that is worth reading it. "
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    #12Spock's World (Star Trek)

    Spock's World (Star Trek)

    Spock's World is a book in Star Trek series written by Diane Duane that tells a story about Spock who has to choose his responsibility between Starfleet and Vulcan.


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    Ethan Perry
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "If you ever wanted to know about the Vulcan then this book was meant for you. It's a glimpse into Spock's people and a journey of knowledge if you've ever wanted to know more about the Vulcan. "


Best What are the best books in Star Trek series
1Uhura's Song (Star Trek)Books 37 Paid
2Vendetta (Star Trek the Next Generation)Books 31 Paid
3The Entropy Effect (Star Trek)Books 31 Paid
4Doctor's Orders (Star Trek)Books 28 Paid
5Lost Souls (Star Trek: Destiny)Books 26 Paid
6Mere Mortals (Star Trek)Books 24 Paid
7Strangers From the Sky (Star Trek)Books 21 Paid
8The Return (Star Trek)Books 19 Paid
9Sarek (Star Trek)Books 16 Paid
10Time for Yesterday (Star Trek)Books 12 Paid

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