Star Trek Books That Don't Actually Suck
Media Tie-In Books are mostly glorified fan fiction, or, at best, mediocre fiction with an established universe and built in characters. Star Trek books have lived up to this expectation. HOWEVER, some Trek books have defied the normal expectations and have been amazing or, at least, above average.
1 Imzadi (Star Trek: The Next...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 3,321 ratings
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2 Sarek
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 1,047 ratings
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3 A Stitch in Time
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 734 ratings
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4 Spock's World
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 1,682 ratings
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5 The Lives of Dax
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 456 ratings
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6 The Lost Years (Star Trek: ...
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 1,330 ratings
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6 Q-Squared
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 2,272 ratings
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8 Mosaic
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 668 ratings
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9 Pathways
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 554 ratings
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10 The Captain's Daughter
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 410 ratings
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11 Best Destiny
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 979 ratings
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12 Uhura's Song
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,297 ratings
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13 Metamorphosis (Star Trek Th...
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 874 ratings
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14 Enterprise: The First Adven...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 1,298 ratings
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15 The Entropy Effect
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 996 ratings
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16 Q-In-Law (Star Trek: The Ne...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 1,901 ratings
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17 Dark Mirror
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 1,295 ratings
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18 The Rise and Fall of Khan N...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 637 ratings
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19 The Final Reflection (Star ...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 757 ratings
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20 The Eugenics Wars, Vol. 2: ...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 418 ratings
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21 Federation
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,164 ratings
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22 The 34th Rule
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 203 ratings
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23 Strangers from the Sky
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 810 ratings
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24 Vulcan's Forge
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 601 ratings
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25 Black Fire
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 708 ratings
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26 Seven of Nine (Star Trek: V...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 320 ratings
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27 Killing Time
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 444 ratings
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28 Rogue Saucer (Star Trek: Th...
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3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 312 ratings
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29 Ishmael
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 1,034 ratings
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30 Yesterday's Son (Star Trek:...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 1,318 ratings
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31 Final Frontier
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 728 ratings
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32 Vulcan's Heart
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 361 ratings
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33 Doctor's Orders
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 1,037 ratings
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34 Home Is the Hunter
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3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 269 ratings
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35 Time for Yesterday (Star Tr...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 911 ratings
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36 The Persistence of Memory (...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 678 ratings
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37 Plagues of Night (Star Trek...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 315 ratings
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38 The Wounded Sky
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 1,082 ratings
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39 Kahless
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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 356 ratings
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40 Spock's World
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 1,682 ratings
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41 Requiem (Star Trek: The Nex...
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 410 ratings
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42 Crossroad
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 328 ratings
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42 I, Q
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 923 ratings
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44 Articles of the Federation
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 221 ratings
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45 Once Burned (Star Trek: The...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 443 ratings
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46 Zero Sum Game (Star Trek: T...
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 638 ratings
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47 Watching the Clock (Star Tr...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 389 ratings
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48 Losing the Peace
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 387 ratings
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49 Raise the Dawn (Star Trek: ...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 301 ratings
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50 Marooned (Star Trek: Voyage...
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 263 ratings
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51 Windows on a Lost World
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3.32 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 181 ratings
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51 Gods of Night (Star Trek: D...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 1,379 ratings
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53 Rogue (Star Trek The Next G...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 313 ratings
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53 Cloak (Star Trek: Section 3...
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 280 ratings
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53 Shadow (Star Trek Voyager: ...
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 322 ratings
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56 Exodus (Star Trek: Vulcan's...
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 217 ratings
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57 Memory Prime
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3.46 of 5 stars 3.46 avg rating — 569 ratings
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58 Raise the Dawn (Star Trek: ...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 301 ratings
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59 The Ashes of Eden
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 1,143 ratings
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60 The Nitpicker's Guide for N...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 263 ratings
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61 The Nitpicker's Guide for N...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 139 ratings
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62 Emissary
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3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 484 ratings
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63 Flashback
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 199 ratings
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64 Caretaker (Star Trek Voyage...
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3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 670 ratings
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65 The Escape (Star Trek Voyag...
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3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 337 ratings
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66 Warped
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 242 ratings
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67 First Frontier
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3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 223 ratings
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68 Spock, Messiah! (Star Trek ...
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3.22 of 5 stars 3.22 avg rating — 364 ratings
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68 Sword of Damocles (Star Tre...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 479 ratings
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70 Planet of Judgment (Star Tr...
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3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 289 ratings
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70 Fearful Symmetry (Star Trek...
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 221 ratings
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72 The Crimson Shadow
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 274 ratings
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72 Avatar Book One of Two
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 675 ratings
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74 Star Trek: Starfleet Academy
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3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 36 ratings
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74 Twilight (Star Trek Deep Sp...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 421 ratings
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76 Wagon Train to the Stars (S...
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 167 ratings
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76 The Struggle Within (Star T...
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3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 204 ratings
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76 Section 31: Abyss
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 515 ratings
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79 Immortal Coil (Star Trek: T...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 314 ratings
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80 Forgotten History (Star Tre...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 278 ratings
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80 The Romulan Prize (Star Tre...
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3.46 of 5 stars 3.46 avg rating — 515 ratings
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82 Day of Honor
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 285 ratings
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82 Brinkmanship (Star Trek: Ty...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 246 ratings
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84 The Genesis Wave: Book 1 of 3
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 294 ratings
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85 The Body Electric (Star Tre...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 461 ratings
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85 The Genesis Wave: Book 2 of 3
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 224 ratings
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87 Silent Weapons (Star Trek T...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 517 ratings
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87 The Entropy Effect
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 996 ratings
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89 The IDIC Epidemic
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 721 ratings
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89 The Final Nexus (Star Trek:...
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3.46 of 5 stars 3.46 avg rating — 263 ratings
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91 The Left Hand of Destiny, B...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 188 ratings
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91 Sarek
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 1,047 ratings
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91 Star Trek: The Original Ser...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating
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94 The Left Hand of Destiny: B...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 213 ratings
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94 The Vulcan Academy Murders
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 1,055 ratings
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94 Battlestations! (Star Trek:...
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 627 ratings
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97 McCoy: The Provenance Of Sh...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 161 ratings
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97 Intellivore (Star Trek: The...
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3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 356 ratings
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97 Dreadnought! (Star Trek: Fo...
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 915 ratings
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100 Engines of Destiny (Star Tr...
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 106 ratings
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message 1: by Jon (last edited Jun 03, 2014 08:24AM) (new)

Jon Harbour Spock's World is a duplicate
Raise the Dawn is also in twice


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