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This is a list of Star Trek: The Next Generation novels based on the American science fiction television series of the same name. The book line is published by Simon & Schuster's imprints Pocket Books, Pocket Star, Atria, and Gallery.

More recent Next Generation novels tie-in to other Star Trek book lines and series, such as: Titan (2005–2017), Destiny (2008), Typhon Pact (2010–2012), and The Fall (2013–14).

Key:
All novels published as paperback editions, except where indicated.
Hardcover first edition.
^
Children's or young adult book.
Published as an ebook exclusive.
Included in omnibus or collection.
#
Published as a numbered novel.
Teal
Book line or flagship series name.
Navy
Miniseries name.
Pink
Crossover series name.
ed.
Omnibus or collection editor(s).
et al.
Multiple authors, see note.

Novelizations

Episode novelizations

Based on select episodes from the television series.

Title Author(s) Date ISBN
Encounter at Farpoint David Gerrold September 1987 0-671-65241-9
Unification Jeri Taylor December 1991 0-671-77056-X
Relics Michael Jan Friedman November 1992 0-671-86476-9
Descent Diane Carey October 1993 0-671-88267-8
All Good Things... Michael Jan Friedman June 1994 0-671-71898-3

Film novelizations

Based on the Next Generation film series.

Title † Author Date ISBN
Generations J. M. Dillard December 1994 0-671-51742-2
First Contact December 1996 0-671-00316-X
Insurrection December 1998 0-671-02447-7
Nemesis December 10, 2002 0-7434-5772-2

Young adult film novelizations

Film novelizations intended for younger readers.

Title ^ Author Date ISBN
Generations John Vornholt December 1994 0-671-51901-8
First Contact December 1996 0-671-00128-0
Insurrection December 1998 0-671-02107-9
Nemesis December 10, 2002 0-689-85627-X[a]

Numbered novels

Numbered paperback releases:

No. Title Author(s) Date ISBN
1 Ghost Ship Diane Carey July 1988 0-671-66579-0
2 The Peacekeepers Gene DeWeese September 1988 0-671-66929-X
3 The Children of Hamlin Carmen Carter November 1988 0-671-67319-X
4 Survivors Jean Lorrah January 1989 0-671-67438-2
5 Strike Zone Peter David March 1989 0-671-67940-6
6 Power Hungry Howard Weinstein May 1989 0-671-67714-4
7 Masks John Vornholt July 1989 0-671-67980-5
8 The Captain's Honor David Dvorkin and Daniel Dvorkin September 1989 0-671-68487-6
9 A Call to Darkness Michael Jan Friedman November 1989 0-671-68708-5
10 A Rock and a Hard Place Peter David January 1990 0-671-69364-6
11 Gulliver's Fugitives Keith Sharee May 1990 0-671-70130-4
12 Doomsday World Carmen Carter, Peter David, Michael Jan Friedman,
  and Robert Greenberger
July 1990 0-671-70237-8
13 The Eyes of the Beholders A. C. Crispin September 1990 0-671-70010-3
14 Exiles Howard Weinstein November 1990 0-671-70560-1
15 Fortune's Light Michael Jan Friedman January 1991 0-671-70836-8
16 Contamination John Vornholt March 1991 0-671-70561-X
17 Boogeymen Mel Gilden July 1991 0-671-70970-4
18 Q-in-Law Peter David October 1991 0-671-73389-3
19 Perchance to Dream Howard Weinstein December 1991 0-671-70837-6
20 Spartacus T. L. Mancour February 1992 0-671-76051-3
21 Chains of Command Bill McCay and Eloise Flood April 1992 0-671-74264-7
22 Imbalance V. E. Mitchell June 1992 0-671-77571-5
23 War Drums John Vornholt October 1992 0-671-79236-9
24 Nightshade Laurell K. Hamilton December 1992 0-671-79566-X
25 Grounded David Bischoff March 1993 0-671-79747-6
26 The Romulan Prize Simon Hawke May 1993 0-671-79746-8
27 Guises of the Mind Rebecca Neason September 1993 0-671-79831-6
28 Here There Be Dragons John Peel December 1993 0-671-86571-4
29 Sins of Commission Susan Wright April 1994 0-671-79704-2
30 Debtors' Planet W. R. Thompson May 1994 0-671-88341-0
31 Foreign Foes Dave Galanter and Greg Brodeur August 1994 0-671-88414-X
32 Requiem Michael Jan Friedman and Kevin Ryan October 1994 0-671-79567-8
33 Balance of Power Dafydd ab Hugh January 1995 0-671-52003-2
34 Blaze of Glory Simon Hawke March 1995 0-671-88045-4
35 The Romulan Stratagem Robert Greenberger May 1995 0-671-87997-9
36 Into the Nebula Gene DeWeese July 1995 0-671-89453-6
37 The Last Stand Brad Ferguson October 1995 0-671-50105-4
38 Dragon's Honor Kij Johnson and Greg Cox January 1996 0-671-50107-0
39 Rogue Saucer John Vornholt March 1996 0-671-54917-0
40 Possession J. M. Dillard and Kathleen O'Malley May 1996 0-671-86485-8
41 The Soldiers of Fear
  (Invasion!, Book 2)
Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch July 1996 0-671-54174-9
42 Infiltrator W. R. Thompson September 1996 0-671-56831-0
43 A Fury Scorned Pamela Sargent and George Zebrowski November 1996 0-671-52703-7
44 The Death of Princes John Peel January 1997 0-671-56808-6
45 Intellivore Diane Duane April 1997 0-671-56832-9
46 To Storm Heaven Esther Friesner December 1997 0-671-56838-8
47 Q-Space
  (The Q Continuum, Book 1)
Greg Cox August 1998 0-671-01915-5
48 Q-Zone
  (The Q Continuum, Book 2)
0-671-01921-X
49 Q-Strike
  (The Q Continuum, Book 3)
September 1998 0-671-01922-8
50 Dyson Sphere Charles Pellegrino and George Zebrowski April 1999 0-671-54173-0
51 Infection
  (Double Helix, Book 1)
John Gregory Betancourt June 1999 0-671-03255-0
52 Vectors
  (Double Helix, Book 2)
Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch 0-671-03256-9
53 Red Sector
  (Double Helix, Book 3)
Diane Carey July 1999 0-671-03257-7
54 Quarantine[b]
  (Double Helix, Book 4)
John Vornholt 0-671-03477-4
55 Double or Nothing
  (Double Helix, Book 5)
Peter David August 1999 0-671-03478-2
56 The First Virtue
  (Double Helix, Book 6)
Michael Jan Friedman and Christie Golden 0-671-03258-5
57 The Forgotten War William R. Forstchen September 1999 0-671-01159-6
58 Gemworld, Book 1 John Vornholt February 2000 0-671-04270-X
59 Gemworld, Book 2 0-671-04271-8
60 Tooth and Claw Doranna Durgin January 30, 2001 0-671-04211-4
61 Diplomatic Implausibility Keith DeCandido 0-671-78554-0
62 Dead Zone
  (Maximum Warp, Book 1)
Dave Galanter and Greg Brodeur February 27, 2001 0-671-04749-3
63 Forever Dark
  (Maximum Warp, Book 2)
0-671-04757-4

Original novels

Includes hardcover and paperback releases:

Title Author(s) Date ISBN
Metamorphosis Jean Lorrah March 1990 0-671-68402-7
Vendetta Peter David May 1991 0-671-74145-4
Reunion †‡ Michael Jan Friedman November 1991 0-671-74808-4
Imzadi †‡ Peter David August 1992 0-671-79197-4
The Devil's Heart Carmen Carter April 1993 0-671-79325-X
Dark Mirror Diane Duane December 1993 0-671-79377-2
Q-Squared Peter David July 1994 0-671-89152-9
Crossover Michael Jan Friedman November 1995 0-671-89677-6
Kahless July 1996 0-671-54779-8
Ancient Blood
  (Day of Honor, Book 1)
Diane Carey September 1997 0-671-00238-4
Ship of the Line[c] October 1997 0-671-00924-9
The Best and the Brightest[d] Susan Wright February 1998 0-671-01549-4
Planet X[e]
  (X-Men)
Michael Jan Friedman[f] May 1998 0-671-01916-3
Dujonian's Hoard
  (The Captain's Table, Book 2)
June 1998 0-671-01465-X
Behind Enemy Lines
  (The Dominion War, Book 1)
John Vornholt November 1998 0-671-02499-X
Tunnel Through the Stars
  (The Dominion War, Book 3)
December 1998 0-671-02500-7
Triangle: Imzadi II †‡ Peter David 0-671-02532-5
I, Q John de Lancie and Peter David September 1999 0-671-02443-4
The Valiant †‡ Michael Jan Friedman April 2000 0-671-77522-7
Rogue
  (Section 31, Book 1)
Andy Mangels and Michael A. Martin May 22, 2001 0-671-77477-8
Doors into Chaos
  (Gateways, Book 3)
Robert Greenberger August 28, 2001 0-7434-1856-5
Immortal Coil Jeffrey Lang January 29, 2002 0-7434-0592-7
A Hard Rain Dean Wesley Smith February 26, 2002 0-7434-1926-X
The Battle of Betazed Charlotte Douglas and Susan Kearney April 2, 2002 0-7434-3434-X
Do Comets Dream? S. P. Somtow June 6, 2003 0-7434-6500-8
Shadows Have Offended[g] Cassandra Rose Clarke July 13, 2021 978-1-9821-5404-2

Young adult novels

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Starfleet Academy young adult series explores the lives of the USS Enterprise crew as Starfleet Academy cadets. The Best and the Brightest (1998), by Susan Wright, is thematically similar. Starfleet Academy (1997), a video game novelization by Diane Carey, is unrelated. Novellas written by Peter David tie into New Frontier (1997–2015).

No. Title ^ Author(s) Date ISBN
1 Worf's First Adventure Peter David August 1993 0-671-87084-X
2 Line of Fire October 1993 0-671-87085-8
3 Survival December 1993 0-671-87086-6
4 Capture the Flag John Vornholt June 1994 0-671-87998-7
5 Atlantis Station V. E. Mitchell August 1994 0-671-88449-2
6 Mystery of the Missing Crew Michael Jan Friedman February 1995 0-671-50108-9
7 Secret of the Lizard People April 1995 0-671-50109-7
8 Starfall Brad and Barbara Strickland October 1995 0-671-51010-X
9 Nova Command December 1995 0-671-51009-6
10 Loyalties Patricia Barnes-Svarney April 1996 0-671-55280-5
11 Crossfire John Vornholt December 1996 0-671-55305-4
12 Breakaway Bobbi J.G. Weiss and David Cody Weiss April 1997 0-671-00226-0
13 The Haunted Starship Brad Ferguson December 1997 0-671-01432-3
14 Deceptions Bobbi J.G. Weiss and David Cody Weiss April 1998 0-671-01723-3

Omnibus editions

Collections of novels from the Next Generation book line.

Further information: List of Star Trek novels § Signature Edition

Title Author(s) Date ISBN
Invasion! John J. Ordover, ed.[h] June 1998 0-671-02185-0
Day of Honor Diane Carey, et al.[i] March 1999 0-671-02813-8
The Captain's Table L. A. Graf, et al.[j] March 2000 0-671-04052-9
Double Helix John Gregory Betancourt, et al.[k] October 8, 2002 0-7434-1272-9
Pantheon Michael Jan Friedman September 16, 2003 0-7434-8511-4
The Q Continuum Greg Cox October 7, 2003 0-7434-8508-4
Imzadi Forever Peter David December 2, 2003 0-7434-8510-6
The Hand of Kahless John M. Ford and Michael Jan Friedman November 16, 2004 0-7434-9659-0

Miniseries

Q Continuum (1998)

Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Q Continuum miniseries explores the life of Q prior to his introduction in the episode "Encounter at Farpoint". An omnibus edition was published in 2003 as part of the Signature Edition series.

No. Title # Author Date ISBN
1 Q-Space Greg Cox August 1998 0-671-01915-5
2 Q-Zone 0-671-01921-X
3 Q-Strike September 1998 0-671-01922-8

Double Helix (1999)

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Double Helix crossover miniseries was inspired by the film Outbreak (1995).[1]: 434  Created by John J. Ordover and Michael Jan Friedman. An omnibus edition was published in 2002.

No. Title #‡ Author(s) Date ISBN
1 Infection John Gregory Betancourt June 1999 0-671-03255-0
2 Vectors Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch 0-671-03256-9
3 Red Sector Diane Carey July 1999 0-671-03257-7
4 Quarantine[b] John Vornholt 0-671-03477-4
5 Double or Nothing Peter David August 1999 0-671-03478-2
6 The First Virtue Michael Jan Friedman and Christie Golden 0-671-03258-5

Genesis Wave (2000–2003)

Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Genesis Wave miniseries follows the crew of the Enterprise as they attempt to prevent the weaponization of the Genesis Device.

Title † Author Date ISBN
The Genesis Wave, Book 1 John Vornholt August 29, 2000 0-7434-1180-3
The Genesis Wave, Book 2 April 3, 2001 0-7434-1181-1
The Genesis Wave, Book 3 January 2, 2002 0-7434-4375-6
Genesis Force June 18, 2003 0-7434-6503-2

Maximum Warp (2001)

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Maximum Warp miniseries follows the crew of the Enterprise as they search for a solution to a disruption in subspace which prevents warp travel. The titles do not appear on the cover art, only the series name and book number.

No. Title # Author(s) Date ISBN
1 Dead Zone Dave Galanter and Greg Brodeur February 27, 2001 0-671-04749-3
2 Forever Dark 0-671-04757-4

A Time to... (2004)

Star Trek: A Time to... crossover miniseries explores events prior to Nemesis (2002). Conceived by John J. Ordover, and edited by Keith DeCandido.[1]: 464  Originally intended to be a sequence of twelve novels.[2] Not all printings include a number stamp.

No. Title Author(s) Date ISBN
1 A Time to Be Born John Vornholt January 27, 2004 0-7434-6765-5
2 A Time to Die February 24, 2004 0-7434-6766-3
3 A Time to Sow Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore March 30, 2004 0-7434-8299-9
4 A Time to Harvest April 27, 2004 0-7434-8298-0
5 A Time to Love Robert Greenberger May 25, 2004 0-7434-6285-8
6 A Time to Hate June 29, 2004 0-7434-6289-0
7 A Time to Kill David Mack July 27, 2004 0-7434-9177-7
8 A Time to Heal August 31, 2004 0-7434-9178-5
9 A Time for War, a Time for Peace Keith DeCandido September 28, 2004 0-7434-9179-3

Slings and Arrows (2007–08)

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Slings and Arrows miniseries explores events between Generations (1994) and First Contact (1996). Published as ebook exclusives.

No. Title ◊ Author(s) Date[l] ISBN
1 A Sea of Troubles J. Steven York and Christina F. York October 1, 2007 978-1-4165-5008-2
2 The Oppressor's Wrong Phaedra M. Weldon November 7, 2007 978-1-4165-5013-6
3 The Insolence of Office William Leisner December 1, 2007 978-1-4165-5022-8
4 That Sleep of Death Terri Osborne January 14, 2008 978-1-4165-5024-2
5 A Weary Life Robert Greenberger February 1, 2008 978-1-4165-5026-6
6 Enterprises of Great Pitch and Moment Keith DeCandido March 11, 2008 978-1-4165-5027-3

Cold Equations (2012)

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Cold Equations relaunch miniseries explores the effect artificial life has on Starfleet and the Federation.

No. Title Author Date ISBN
1 The Persistence of Memory David Mack October 30, 2012 978-1-4516-5072-3
2 Silent Weapons November 27, 2012 978-1-4516-5073-0
3 The Body Electric December 26, 2012 978-1-4516-5074-7

Short story collections

Collections featuring characters and settings from the Next Generation.

Further information: Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (short story collection)

Title Editor(s) Date ISBN
Adventures in Time and Space (excerpt collection) Mary P. Taylor August 1999 0-671-03415-4
Enterprise Logs[m] (excerpt collection) Carol Greenburg June 2000 0-671-03579-7
What Lay Beyond
  (Gateways, Book 7)
John J. Ordover[n] October 30, 2001 0-7434-3112-X
The Amazing Stories August 20, 2002 0-7434-4915-0
Tales of the Dominion War Keith DeCandido August 3, 2004 0-7434-9171-8
Tales from the Captain's Table June 14, 2005 1-4165-0520-2
The Sky's the Limit Marco Palmieri October 16, 2007 978-0-7434-9255-3
Seven Deadly Sins Margaret Clark March 16, 2010 978-1-4391-0944-1

Relaunch novels

Interlinked novels set after the film Nemesis (2002):

Title Author(s) Date ISBN
Death in Winter Michael Jan Friedman September 20, 2005 0-7434-9721-X
The Buried Age Christopher L. Bennett June 26, 2007 978-1-4165-3739-7
Resistance J. M. Dillard August 28, 2007 978-0-7434-9955-2
Q & A Keith DeCandido September 25, 2007 978-1-4165-2741-1
Before Dishonor Peter David October 30, 2007 978-1-4165-2742-8
Greater than the Sum Christopher L. Bennett July 29, 2008 978-1-4165-7132-2
Losing the Peace William Leisner June 30, 2009 978-1-4391-0786-7
Indistinguishable From Magic David A. McIntee March 29, 2011 978-1-4516-0615-7
The Stuff of Dreams James Swallow March 25, 2013 978-1-4516-9661-5
The Light Fantastic Jeffrey Lang June 24, 2014 978-1-4767-5051-4
Q Are Cordially Uninvited... Rudy Josephs October 6, 2014 978-1-4767-7882-2
Takedown John Jackson Miller January 27, 2015 978-1-4767-8271-3
Armageddon's Arrow Dayton Ward May 26, 2015 978-1-4767-8269-0
Headlong Flight January 31, 2017 978-1-5011-1131-0
Hearts and Minds May 30, 2017 978-1-5011-4731-9
Available Light April 9, 2019 978-1-9821-1327-8
Collateral Damage David Mack October 8, 2019 978-1-9821-1358-2

See also

Notes

  1. ^ The U.K. variant of Nemesis (2002), by John Vornholt, was assigned ISBN 0-7434-6159-2. It is identical to North American printing.
  2. ^ a b Similarly named novels:
    • Quarantine (1999), a Next Generation novel by John Vornholt
    • Quarantine (1997), a Voyager young adult novel by Patricia Barnes-Svarney.
  3. ^ Similarly named works:
    • Ship of the Line (1997), a novel by Diane Carey
    • Ships of the Line (2006), a fictional reference by Michael Okuda.
  4. ^ Cataloged as part of the Starfleet Academy meta-series by Memory Alpha and Internet Speculative Fiction Database.
  5. ^ Planet X (1998), by Michael Jan Friedman, is a franchise crossover novel of Marvel's X-Men and The Next Generation.
  6. ^ Dujonian's Hoard (1998), as by Jean Luc Picard, told in his own words, as recorded by Michael Jan Friedman.
  7. ^ Novel exists within the continuity of the television series.
  8. ^ Invasion! (1998) by John J. Ordover, editor, with Diane Carey, Dean Wesley Smith, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, L.A. Graf, and Dafydd ab Hugh.
  9. ^ Day of Honor (1999) by Diane Carey, L.A. Graf, Michael Jan Friedman, Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and Diane G. Gallagher.
  10. ^ The Captain's Table (2000) by L.A. Graf, Michael Jan Friedman, Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Diane Carey, Peter David, Jerry Oltion.
  11. ^ Double Helix (2002) by John Gregory Betancourt, Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Diane Carey, John Vorhnolt, Peter David, and Michael Jan Friedman and Christie Golden.
  12. ^ Exact date of release is not known, or not available via primary sources. Approximated to the nearest month.
  13. ^ Similarly named works:
    • The Enterprise Logs (1976–77), a four-volume omnibus collection of Star Trek comics originally published by Gold Key
    • Enterprise Logs (2001), a collection of selected excerpts from Star Trek tie-in fiction and related works edited by Carol Greenburg.
  14. ^ What Lay Beyond (2001) by John J. Ordover, editor, with Diane Carey, Peter David, Keith DeCandido, Christie Golden, Robert Greenberger, and Susan Wright.

References

  1. ^ a b Ayers, Jeff (November 14, 2006). Voyages of the Imagination: The Star Trek Fiction Companion. New York: Pocket Books. ISBN 9781416503491.
  2. ^ "Psi Phi Star Trek Book Database: What's Old: February through June 2003". www.psiphi.org. Archived from the original on April 8, 2016. Retrieved January 12, 2019.