UPDATED: Star Trek Books 2024

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Things are finally looking up for Star Trek book fans after a very disappointing 2023. Only two novels were released last year, the lowest number for decades. Now things are back on track for Star Trek Books 2024! David Mack’s Star Trek: Picard novel ‘Firewall’ dropped this week. And there are more adventures on the way for various Trek shows and their crews, from Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, to Star Trek: The Next Generation!

Here’s your guide to Star Trek Books 2024! And don’t forget to check back, as we update it regularly with more releases, sneak peeks, and new cover reveals!

UPDATED: April 24 (2024) – New preview pages added!

February

GRAPHIC NOVEL – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine ‘The Dogs of War’

Release Date: February 13, 2024

Price: £16.55 Paperback

From the Publisher: An extremely rare purebred corgi from Earth, makes its way aboard DS9. Quark cuts a deal to procure it for a high buyer. After all, a Ferengi without profit is no Ferengi at all! But Latinum the corgi comes with unexpected cargo that shakes Captain Benjamin Sisko to the core. A Borg component was discovered by a crew sent to uncover Cardassian technology after the station’s reoccupation.

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NOVEL – Star Trek: Picard ‘Firewall’

By David Mack

Release Date: February 27, 2024 (Kindle), 29 February 2024 (Hardback)

Price: £11.75 Hardcover

From the Publisher: Two years after the Voyager’s return from the Delta Quadrant, Seven of Nine finds herself rejected from Starfleet. And instead finds a new home with the interstellar rogue law enforcement corps known as the Fenris Rangers. The Rangers seem like an ideal fit for Seven. To embrace this new destiny, she must leave behind all she’s ever known. And risk losing the most important thing in her life: her friendship with Admiral Kathryn Janeway.

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BOOK – Star Trek: Picard: The Art and Making of the Series

By Joe Fordham

Release Date: February 27, 2024 (Delayed from 2023)

About the book: An in-depth look at the making of Star Trek: Picard‘s three-season spin-off from The Next Generation.

Star Trek: Picard stars Patrick Stewart, reprising his role as Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek: The Next Generation. The book explores each of the three separate season-long narratives. Telling the story of Picard in his later years. Brought out of retirement at his family chateau, he must face old enemies, and ultimately reconcile with his past. New characters feature alongside appearances by old enemies and friends. Season 3 sees a full-scale Next Generation reunion.

Alongside interviews with showrunners, writers, cast, and crew, discussing concepts and character arcs. Plus “Spotlight” features explore makeup, costumes, art, and visual effects. The final section reflects on the much-beloved character from his origins to Picard’s conclusion.

This beautifully illustrated hardback features behind-the-scenes and on-set photography. Plus a range of production art, and an in-depth exploration of the seminal Star Trek character.

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March

GRAPHIC NOVEL – Star Trek: Day of Blood

By Christopher Cantwell (Author), Collin Kelly (Author), Jackson Lanzing (Author), Ramon Rosanas (Illustrator), Angel Unzueta (Illustrator)

Release Date: March 12, 2024

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From the Publisher: As emperor of the Klingon Empire, Kahless II has consolidated power. Raiding ancient tombs and secret bunkers, he has taken the power of gods for himself. And stolen the Bajoran Orb of Destruction, to begin a slaughter across the stars.

This genocide of gods was just the beginning. With the power he has stolen, Kahless is about to declare war on all those who do not follow the Red Path. To prevent a genocide unlike any since the ancient days of Qo’noS, the crew of icons led by the emissary known as Benjamin Sisko (Star Trek ongoing series) and the renegades who follow a desperate and violent Worf (Star Trek: Defiant) must unite for a common cause. Only they can hope to stop the DAY OF BLOOD.

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GRAPHIC NOVEL – Star Trek: The Motion Picture ‘Echoes

By Guggenheim and artist Oleg Chudakov

Release Date: March 26, 2024

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From the Publisher: When a space anomaly thrusts a bounty hunter and her target—a criminal mastermind—into their universe, it’s up to Kirk and his crew to stop them from unintentionally starting a war with the Romulans and unleashing a superweapon of foreign tech onto the system. But the strangers from another universe are more familiar than they assume…for underneath their helmets are their doppelgängers—from an alternate reality!

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May

NOVEL – Pliable Truths

By Dayton Ward

Release Date: May 21, 2024 (Kindle), June 20 (Paperback)

From the Publisher: 2369: Shortly after Starfleet thwarts a Cardassian attack on a Federation star system, the Cardassian government orders an end to its fifty-year occupation of the planet Bajor. As a result, a newly installed Bajoran government requests immediate assistance from the Federation. It hopes to mediate how the withdrawal will proceed and what recompense, if any, Bajorans are owed from their brutal oppressors. Captain Jean-Luc Picard is ordered by Starfleet to oversee tense negotiations on Terok Nor, the massive Cardassian space station still orbiting Bajor. Even as he still deals with his own recent trauma as a prisoner held and tortured by a Cardassian interrogator.

As these critical peace talks get underway, Ensign Ro Laren receives a call for help from a friend thought long dead, exposing an insidious secret from inside Cardassian space. Now, Picard and the crew of the Starship Enterprise must act to prevent an interstellar incident from reigniting deadly hostilities between the Federation and the Cardassians, and shattering any hope of justice for the Bajoran people…

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June

BOOK – The Most Human – Reconciling with my Father, Leonard Nimoy

By Adam Nimoy

Released Date: June 4, 2024

From the Publisher: Living with Dad was like living with a stranger – as a kid I often had trouble connecting and relating to him. But I was always proud of him.

Even before Star Trek, I’d see him popping up in bit roles on some of my favorite TV shows like Get SmartSea Hunt, and The Man From U.N.C.L.E. And then one night he brought home Polaroids of himself in makeup and wardrobe for a pilot he was working on. It was December 1964 and nobody had heard of Star Trek. Still, the eight-year-old me had watched enough Outer Limits and My Favorite Martian to understand exactly what I was looking at.

Spock’s popularity happened quickly, and soon the fan magazines were writing about Dad’s personal life, characterizing us as a “close family.” But the awkwardness that defined our early relationship blossomed into conflict, sometimes smoldering, sometimes open and intense. There were occasional flashes of warmth between the arguments and hurt feelings―even something akin to love―especially when we were celebrating my father’s many successes. The rest of the time, things between us were often strained.

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July

GRAPHIC NOVEL – Star Trek: Picard’s Academy – Commit No Mistakes

By Sam Maggs (Author), Ornella Greco (Illustrator)

Released Date: July 23, 2024

From the Publisher: Go back to academy days with one of Starfleet’s most celebrated officers: Jean-Luc Picard! A new collected series by New York Times best-selling author, Sam Maggs.

Before becoming the Federation’s finest, Jean-Luc was an ordinary student at Starfleet Academy with sights on the stars. His path forward was charted: blow his classmates out of the water on the infamous Evasive Maneuvers exam and graduate early. But there’s a detail Cadet Picard hadn’t factored into his plan: the exam was a group project and he’d need to make friends with, ugh, people if he stood a chance at passing.

Federation starships aren’t run by a party of one, after all. During the training exercise, Picard accidentally puts the lives of himself and two of his classmates—Doq and Marty—in danger!

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NOVEL – Lost to Eternity

By Greg Cox

Release Date: July 23, 2024 (Kindle), August 29, 2024 (Paperback)

From the Publisher: Three Eras. Three Mysteries. One Ancient Enemy?

2024: Almost forty years ago, marine biologist Gillian Taylor stormed away from her dream job at Sausalito’s Cetacean Institute. She was never seen or heard from again. Now a new true crime podcast has reopened that cold case, but investigator Melinda Silver has no idea that her search for the truth about Gillian’s disappearance will ultimately stretch across time and space—and attract the attention of a ruthless obsessive with his own secret agenda.

2268: The USS Enterprise’s five-year mission is interrupted when Captain James T. Kirk and his crew set out to recover an abducted Federation scientist. Classified secrets are being sought by the Klingons as well. The trail leads to a barbaric world off-limits to both Starfleet and the Klingon Empire. And an ageless mastermind on a quest for eternity.

2292: The Osori, an ancient alien species, has finally agreed to establish relations with its much younger neighbors: the Federation, the Klingons, and the Romulans. A joint mission involving ships from all three powers turns explosive when one of the Osori envoys is apparently killed. Each side blames the others, but the truth lies buried deep, nearly three hundred years in the past…

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BOOK – Star Trek: The Illustrated Oral History: The Original Cast

By Titan Books

Release Date: July 30, 2024 (Delayed from 2023)

From the Publisher: The story of Star Trek is told by the people who know it best – William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, and the cast and crew!

This lavishly illustrated oral history of the Star Trek phenomenon covers the exploits of the original crew across three seasons of live-action television, two seasons of animated adventures, and six movies.

Featuring interview material with all seven regular cast members — William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, and Nichelle Nichols – this volume also includes contributions from guest stars, writers, and directors.

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August

GRAPHIC NOVEL – Star Trek: Holo-Ween

By Chris Sequeira (Author), Joe Eisma (Illustrator)

Release Date: August 6, 2024

From the Publisher: Horrors from Starfleet’s past are back with a vengeance in this miniseries. To save the ship, Picard and the crew will have to become monsters themselves!

The evil Redjac presence—a.k.a. Jack the Ripper from the Star Trek episode “Wolf in the Fold”—has returned. And this time it has a new terrifying tool at its disposal: the holodeck. As Redjac seizes control of Picard’s Enterprise and spreads holographic horror, the only way for the crew to resist insanity is to become one with their fears. Ship counselor Commander Deanna Troi concocts a daring plan for an away team to become hypnotized holodeck-incarnations of timeless horror monsters, such as Dracula, Frankenstein, Medusa, and others. Once they infiltrate the illusions, they can fight fear with fear. However, will they be able to defeat Redjac and break their hypnosis before their minds are permanently altered? Or will the crew be stuck as movie monsters forever?

Pre-order: Amazon


September

BOOK – Star Trek: Discovery – The Art of Glenn Hetrick’s Alchemy Studios

By Joe Nazzaro

Release Date: September 3, 2024 (Hardcover)

From the Publisher: A remarkable guide to Glenn Hetrick’s prosthetics department, which is behind the magic of all 5 seasons of Star Trek: Discovery. Star Trek: Discovery introduces Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green), captain of the U.S.S. Discovery, who leads the expedition seeking imaginative new worlds and new civilizations while exploring the dramatic contemporary themes that have been a signature of the franchise since its inception in 1966.

This illustrated coffee-table book features the art and behind-the-scenes photography inside Alchemy Studios and interviews with Glenn and his team about the design and creation of the aliens and creatures from Seasons 1-5 of the hit TV show. Star Trek: Discovery is available to stream now on Paramount+.

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NOVEL – Star Trek: Picard – No Man’s Land

By Kirsten Beyer (Author), Mike Johnson (Author)

Release Date: September 24, 2024 (Kindle), September 26, 2024 (Paperback)

From the Publisher: Star Trek: No Man’s Land picks up right after the action-packed season one conclusion of Star Trek: Picard. While Raffi and Seven of Nine are enjoying some much-needed R&R in Raffi’s remote hideaway, their downtime is interrupted by an urgent cry for help: a distant, beleaguered planet has enlisted the Fenris Rangers to save an embattled evacuation effort. As Raffi and Seven team up to rescue a mysteriously ageless professor whose infinity-shaped talisman has placed him in the deadly sights of a vicious Romulan warlord, they take tentative steps to explore the attraction depicted in the final moments of Picard season one. Based on the hit audio original, fans can now read this riveting script with fan-favorite characters.

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October

BOOK – Star Trek: Open a Channel A Woman’s Trek

By Nana Visitor

Release Date: October 1, 2024 (Previously delayed)

From the Publisher: Nana Visitor, Star Trek’s Kira Nerys, explores how the series has portrayed and influenced women. Interviews with the stars, writers, producers, and celebrity fans reveal the struggles and triumphs of women both behind and in front of the camera throughout the sixty-year history of Star Trek, and how they have mirrored the experiences of women everywhere. The groundbreaking casting of Nichelle Nichols as Lt. Uhura in 1966 took women and people of color into a newly imagined future. But it was the 1960s and she had to do it in a miniskirt.

Since then, each Star Trek show has both rejected the values of its time and imagined a future in which all genders were equal. In her first book, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine star Nana Visitor sets out to discover both how Star Trek led the way for women, and how it was trapped in its own era.

For Visitor, this is more than a book about Star Trek. It’s about how society and the stories we tell have evolved in the last 60 years, and how the role of women has changed in that time.

Inside the Book:

STAR AUTHOR: Written by Star Trek actor Nana Visitor, famous for playing Major Kira Nerys. This is both her story and her journey through the stories of other women involved with Star Trek from the 1960s to the 21st century.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS: Features interviews with almost every woman who has starred in Star Trek, including Kate Mulgrew, Terry Farrell, Denise Crosby, Mary Wiseman, and Rebecca Romijn.

INSPIRING STORIES: Explore how Star Trek has influenced women in the real world, including soldiers, scientists, and even astronauts. In one remarkable episode, author Nana Visitor interviewed astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti while she was in orbit around Earth on the International Space Station.

PIONEERING SERIES: Star Trek has often taken a leading role in promoting women on both sides of the camera. It had women writers when they were rare, and it introduced female captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek: Voyager in 1995.

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GRAPHIC NOVEL – Star Trek: Lower Decks―Warp Your Own Way

By Ryan North (Author), Chris Fenoglio (Illustrator)

Release Date: October 15, 2024

From the Publisher: Warp into the action with Star Trek’s first-ever interactive original graphic novel!

Mariner just wants to have a normal day, but no matter what side of the bed she wakes up on, the world is ending. Literally. If she has coffee, Borg attack! If she has raktajino, cue the Romulan boarding party! In each scenario, Mariner and her friends end up dead, sometimes the ship is destroyed—and the day starts all over again.

But by exploring the different paths, you, the reader, can discover things that Mariner can’t. There are inconsistencies that don’t make sense—putting aside the fact that Mariner’s choice of drink each morning shouldn’t affect which alien races attack the ship, other facts of her world seem to change too. Something is definitely off. It’s up to you to discover!

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November

NOVEL – Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – ‘Asylum’

By Una McCormack

Release Date: November 5, 2024 (Kindle) November 7, 2024 (Hardback)

From the Publisher: When Una Chin-Riley and Christopher Pike meet at Starfleet Academy after one of his lectures, they immediately become friends. A stellar student, Una is the “poster girl” of her class. Pike is determined to become a Starfleet captain with his own ship, rhetorically assembling his dream crew. As their friendship evolves, Pike also suspects Una is involved with the Euxhana, a Chionian cultural minority, who are seeking asylum in Federation space, leading to more questions than answers.

Twenty-five years later, Una and Pike are working together on the USS Enterprise to settle a Chionian trade agreement when a pro-Euxhana saboteur launches a terrorist attack. When the suspect is taken into custody for interrogation and is discovered to have a history with Una, her past associations resurface, threatening to expose a secret she’s been harboring all these years…

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GRAPHIC NOVEL – Star Trek: Sons of Star Trek

By Morgan Hampton (Author), Manuel Bracchi & Angel Hernandez (Illustration)

Release Date: November 12, 2024

From the Publisher: From the mighty pen of acclaimed Cyborg writer Morgan Hampton comes a new four-part miniseries spinning out of IDW’s Eisner-nominated Star Trek and fan-favorite Star Trek: Defiant series!

In the aftermath of Kahless’ harrowing Day of Blood, Jake Sisko struggles to find his place in the universe now that his family has been reunited and his father, Benjamin Sisko, has once again saved the Galaxy.

Meanwhile, Nog faces the challenges of being the first Ferengi in Starfleet and Alexander Rozhenko is recovering mentally and emotionally from his time as one of Kahless’ devout followers. Although his father, Worf, was able to break him away from the Red Path cult, Alexander is haunted by his actions during the bloody coup and is unsure of his ability to atone for the devastation he caused.

Jake, Alexander, and Nog find their stories intertwined as they’re thrust into an alternate reality full of lessons that may be just what the doctor ordered!

This book collects Star Trek: Sons of Star Trek #1–4.

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