Score: 4.5
From 123 Ratings

Star Trek: Destiny, Book III: Lost Souls


  • Author: David Mack
  • Release Date : 2008-11-25
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 1581417 Bytes


The soldiers of Armageddon are on the march, laying waste to worlds in their passage. An audacious plan could stop them forever, but it carries risks that one starship captain is unwilling to take. For Captain Jean-Luc Picard, defending the future has never been so important, or so personal -- and the wrong choice will cost him everything for which he has struggled and suffered. For Captain William Riker, that choice has already been made. Haunted by the memories of those he was forced to leave behind, he must jeopardize all that he has left in a desperate bid to save the Federation. For Captain Ezri Dax, whose impetuous youth is balanced by the wisdom of many lifetimes, the choice is a simple one: there is no going back -- only forward to whatever...

Score: 4
From 48 Ratings

Typhon Pact #3: Rough Beasts of Empire


  • Author: David R. George III
  • Release Date : 2010-12-28
  • Genre: Science Fiction
  • File Size: 1240553 Bytes


Still on Romulus in pursuit of his goal of reunifying the Vulcans and Romulans, Spock finds himself in the middle of a massive power struggle. In the wake of the assassination of the Praetor and the Senate, the Romulans have cleaved in two. While Empress Donatra has led her nascent Imperial Romulan State to establish relations with the Federation, Praetor Tal’aura has guided the original Romulan Star Empire toward joining the newly formed Typhon Pact. But numerous factions within the two Romulan nations vie for power and undivided leadership, and Machiavellian plots unfold as forces within and without the empires conduct high-stakes political maneuvers.  Meanwhile, four years after Benjamin Sisko returned from the Celestial Temple, c...

The Fifty Year Mission  The Complete  Uncensored  Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek  The First 25 Years
Score: 4.5
From 14 Ratings

The Fifty Year Mission The Complete Uncensored Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek The First 25 Years


  • Author : Edward Gross
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2016-06-28
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466872851


The Fifty Year Mission The Complete Uncensored Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek The First 25 Years Book Description :

This is the unauthorized, uncensored and unbelievable true story behind the making of a pop culture phenomenon. The original Star Trek series debuted in 1966 and has spawned five TV series spin-offs and a dozen feature films, with an upcoming one from Paramount arriving in 2016. The Fifty-Year Mission is a no-holds-barred oral history of five decades of Star Trek, told by the people who were there. Hear from the hundreds of television and film executives, programmers, writers, creators and cast as they unveil the oftentimes shocking story of Star Trek's ongoing fifty-year mission -a mission that has spanned from the classic series to the animated show, the many attempts at a relaunch through the beloved feature films. Make no mistake, this isn't just...

Nobody Does it Better

Nobody Does it Better


  • Author : Edward Gross
  • Publisher : Forge Books
  • Release Date : 2020-02-11
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250300966


Nobody Does it Better Book Description :

The ultimate oral history of the only gentleman secret agent with a license to kill... and thrill...telling the incredible, uncensored true stories of the James Bond franchise and spy mania. For over five decades, the cinematic adventures of James Bond have thrilled moviegoers. Now, bestselling authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross take you behind-the-scenes of the most famous and beloved movie franchise of all-time filled with reflections from over 150 cast, crew, critics and filmmakers who reflect on the impact of this legendary movie franchise as well as share their thoughts about their favorite (and least) favorite 007 adventures and spy mania which gripped fans the world over in the wake of the success of the James Bond films. From Russia--wit...

So Say We All  The Complete  Uncensored  Unauthorized Oral History of Battlestar Galactica

So Say We All The Complete Uncensored Unauthorized Oral History of Battlestar Galactica


  • Author : Edward Gross
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2018-08-21
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250128959


So Say We All The Complete Uncensored Unauthorized Oral History of Battlestar Galactica Book Description :

From Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross, the bestselling authors of the definitive two-volume Star Trek oral history, The Fifty-Year Mission, comes the complete, uncensored, unauthorized oral history of Battlestar Galactica in So Say We All. Four decades after its groundbreaking debut, Battlestar Galactica—both the 1978 original and its 2004 reimagining have captured the hearts of two generations of fans. What began as a three-hour made for TV movie inspired by the blockbuster success of Star Wars followed by a single season of legendary episodes, was transformed into one of the most critically acclaimed and beloved series in television history. And gathered exclusively in this volume are the incredible untold stories of both shows—as well as the mu...

The Fifty Year Mission  The Next 25 Years  From The Next Generation to J  J  Abrams

The Fifty Year Mission The Next 25 Years From The Next Generation to J J Abrams


  • Author : Edward Gross
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2016-08-30
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250089472


The Fifty Year Mission The Next 25 Years From The Next Generation to J J Abrams Book Description :

This is the true story behind the making of a television legend. There have been many books written about Star Trek, but never with the unprecedented access, insight and candor of authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross. Having covered the franchise for over three decades, they’ve assembled the ultimate guide to a television classic. The Fifty-Year Mission: Volume Two is an incisive, no-holds-barred oral history telling the story of post-Original Series Star Trek, told exclusively by the people who were there, in their own words—sharing the inside scoop they’ve never told before—unveiling the oftentimes shocking true story of the history of Star Trek and chronicling the trials, tribulations—and tribbles—that have remained deeply buried se...

Slayers   Vampires  The Complete Uncensored  Unauthorized Oral History of Buffy   Angel

Slayers Vampires The Complete Uncensored Unauthorized Oral History of Buffy Angel


  • Author : Edward Gross
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2017-09-26
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250128935


Slayers Vampires The Complete Uncensored Unauthorized Oral History of Buffy Angel Book Description :

From the bestselling authors of the critically acclaimed two-volume series The Fifty-Year Mission, comes Slayers & Vampires: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Buffy The Vampire Slayer & Angel. Two decades after its groundbreaking debut, millions of fans worldwide remain enthralled with the incredible exploits of Joss Whedon’s Buffy Summers, the slayer and feminist icon who saved the world...a lot; as well as Angel, the tortured vampire with a soul who fought against the apocalyptic forces of evil. Now, go behind-the-scenes of these legendary series that ushered in the new Golden Age of Television, with the candid recollections of writers, creators, executives, programmers, critics and cast members. Together they unveil the ofte...

Shatner

Shatner


  • Author : Michael Seth Starr
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2019-12-16
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493050659


Shatner Book Description :

In the early months of 1966, a handsome, hardworking thirty-five-year-old Canadian-born actor named William Shatner was cast as Captain Kirk in Star Trek, a troubled, low-budget science-fiction television series set to premiere that fall on NBC. Star Trek struggled for viewers and lasted only three seasons, but it found a huge, rabidly dedicated audience when it premiered in syndication following its cancellation—turning Shatner into a pop-culture icon and launching him on a career path he never could have imagined after graduating from McGill University with an economics degree twenty years earlier. As he approaches his ninetieth year, he's still working at a furious pace as a man of boundless contradictions: by turns one of the most dissected, di...

The Continuing Mission

The Continuing Mission


  • Author : Judith Reeves-Stevens
  • Publisher : Pocket Books/Star Trek
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0671025597


The Continuing Mission Book Description :

This tribute to the creation of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" celebrates the tenth anniversary of the popular TV series, profiling the people who originated it. 700+ illustrations & color photos....

Three Cups of Tea
Score: 3.5
From 25 Ratings

Three Cups of Tea


  • Author : Greg Mortenson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2006-03-02
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101147085


Three Cups of Tea Book Description :

The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to combat terrorism in the Taliban’s backyard Anyone who despairs of the individual’s power to change lives has to read the story of Greg Mortenson, a homeless mountaineer who, following a 1993 climb of Pakistan’s treacherous K2, was inspired by a chance encounter with impoverished mountain villagers and promised to build them a school. Over the next decade he built fifty-five schools—especially for girls—that offer a balanced education in one of the most isolated and dangerous regions on earth. As it chronicles Mortenson’s quest, which has brought him into conflict with both enraged Islamists and uncomprehending Americans, Three C...

Leonard
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

Leonard


  • Author : William Shatner
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2016-02-16
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250083326


Leonard Book Description :

New York Times Bestseller Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Little did they know that their next roles as Spock and Captain Kirk, in a new science fiction television series, would shape their lives in ways no one could have anticipated. In seventy-nine television episodes of Star Trek and six feature films, they grew to know each other more than most friends could ever imagine. Over the course of half a century, Shatner and Nimoy saw each other through personal and professional highs and lows. In this powerfully emotional book, Shatner tells the story of a man who was his friend for five decades, recounting anecdotes and untold stories of their lives on and off set, as well as gather...