Literary Treks: A Star Trek Books and Comics Podcast

Literary Treks: A Star Trek Books and Comics Podcast

Latest Episodes

311: Communicating Across the Universe
October 24, 2020

Kirsten Beyer: To Lose the Earth. We discuss the book coming together, breaking our hearts, love you to, drive my car, holographic species, a yellow submarine, let it be, the end, audio book narration, what Kirsten is up to and where to find her as well a

310: A Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy
September 27, 2020

The Fearful Summons. We discuss a captain captured, the Beta Promethians, Starfleet bias, the dolpheels and peace, the crew in retirement, secretly being supported by Starfleet and our ratings.

309: The Dark Crystal
August 30, 2020

David Mack: More Beautiful Than Death. We discuss the long publication history, changes to the book, the audiobook market, writing the Kelvin Timeline, themes from the book, the Akiron, disasters, fear and where to find David online and what he has coming

308: Maybe Stop Biting and Kidnapping Counselors
August 02, 2020

Over a Torrent Sea. We discuss Titan's new mission, the Squales of Droplet, Ensign Aili Lavena and her past, a difficult maternal situation for Deanna Troi, the unintended consequences of the crew's decisions, atonement for past mistakes, and wrap up with

307: Twisted Like a Bag of Bread
July 19, 2020

John Jackson Miller: Die Standing. We talk about Philippa Georgiou Augustus Iaponius Centarius, Section 31, a familiar face from The Original Series, a Trill gymnast named Emony Dax, a vampiric cloud creature, the mysterious Troika and the three species t

306: There's Shag Carpet on This Ship Somewhere
July 05, 2020

Dayton Ward: Agents of Influence. We talk about the undercover agents at the center of this story, the U.S.S. Endeavour and her crew, the Klingon/Orion alliance, an unorthodox "ground assault" on a starship, Klingons and Humans coming to an understanding,

305: The Nacene Scenes
June 21, 2020

String Theory: Evolution. We talk about Tom & Harry's adventure in the Q Continuum, The Doctor's mission to Ocampa's past, the final showdown on Voyager, Janeway's absence in this novel, the plot elements that set us up for Voyager's future, and wrap up w

304: Vulcans Do Not Cry
June 07, 2020

String Theory: Fusion. We talk about Tuvok's journey, the mysterious array, the fourteenth tribe of Monorha and their role in the events unfolding, Phoebe Janeway, and the cliffhanger ending, wrapping up with our final thoughts and ratings.

303: A Pair of Legs in Sickbay
May 24, 2020

String Theory: Cohesion. We talk about the unique setting of the novel, the strange star system, the Monorhans, the effects of the strange radiation in the system, Seven & B'Elanna Torres's contentious relationship, the Key to Gramadia, and wrap up with o

302: What if A.I. Becomes Mommy?
May 10, 2020

Alan Dean Foster: The Unsettling Stars. We talk about the long path to publication for this novel, the experience of writing the alternate Trek characters, the two major alien races in the novel, the unique problem presented by the Perenoreans, Alan Dean