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    #16
    I have managed to order the lives of Dax and a couple of the a time to... books.

    If I like them I may have to invest in a kindle (I know there is an app but trying to read a book on an iphone by someone already needing glasses to use a monitor/TV seems a bit of a stretch!) Constitution light
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    You're going to really like A Time To... series, first two books are a bit of a slog, but after that, it picks up. it also introduces and expands on some great characters (that are not the primary cast), as well as explain what the Enterprise E was up too since the end of the Dominion War up to the events of Nemisis, and set the stage for the most of the Pocket Books Expanded Universe. The last 3 books in the series are really good.

    Once you finish that, read Articles of the Federation (My ALL TIME favourite trek novel), then Death In Winter, which I consider one of Michael Jan Friedman's best trek novels.
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    Thanks for the recommendations, I have managed to get hold of is a time to love, hopefully going to grab a few more after my holidays.

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    You're most welcome, be sure to let me know if you give any of them a try and what you think.
    My books arrived! I have started reading the Lives of Dax and I must say its a great read, I am only on the second chapter but its a gripping read and it gives a wonderful insight in to Trill life and their relations with the other inhabitants of the galaxy.

    Thanks again for the recommendation Smile

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    You're welcome!
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    #21
    I'm going to start reading Trek-verse books again. It's moved on a lot!

    Thanks to you two (Aiden and Christopher) I am going to dive into The Lives of Dax and go from there Smile

    I found a guide to the books (oh so many books), I am going to dig it out and post a thread to help anyone else who is stuck!
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    Glad to have re-ignited your interest in the books Smile

    Lives of Dax is a really good read, I am enjoying it immensely! (my thanks to Christopher again).

    I look forward to viewing the guide you mention, there are so many avenues to the literature, finding a starting point can be quite difficult!

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    "has anyone read "strangers from the sky"? a co worker gifted me this book. My first novel.
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