This week, it looks like adding “video game expert” to their LinkedIn profiles is finally going to pay off for Jake and Nog. But when they realize the fake games are hurting real people, they’ll have to decide if it’s worth all the shakes they can drink. Will this be the best or worst spring break ever? Is Jake’s back going to be okay? And does anyone even say “catsup” today, much less four hundred years from now? All this and more in Highest Score, the book that has a game for the grown-ups, too!
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This week, when a student orders the seizure salad during a holodeck simulation, the teacher blames Cadet Beverly Howard’s best friend. But before she clears her roomie’s name, it’s always important to sit down to a nice meal first. Exactly how much of a poindexter is Beverly? Does Data earn that cover appearance? And does this book have the most badly botched meet cute of all time? All this and more in Loyalties, the book where the robot saves Dr. Wily!
This week, when Nog peeks at a starmap containing a secret, the ship’s captain brushes it off as the folly of youth. But his crew demands tougher justice, taking the boys on a ride that may not come with a return ticket. Why does the computer have a feminine voice? Where the heck is the Lost Quadrant? And is being the leader of the Rom Defense Squad going to become a full-time gig for me? All this and more in Gypsy World, or, D.S.9.: The Search for Eden.
This week, Cadet Picard confronts the uncomfortable truth that there’s always someone better than you. But when he and his friends run into trouble on an elite training exercise, they aren’t sure if it’s the Kobayashi Maru or the real deal. Can total jerks have bits worth stealing? Who should be getting Academy buildings named after them? And will white people ever stop claiming Cherokee ancestry? All this and more in Nova Command, the book that forces a revision to the “Boothby is a Q” theory.
This week, when Jean-Luc fails his Academy entrance exam, his father squashes dreams of further attempts like grapes underfoot. But the young Picard is convinced he’s seen the last of the summer wine. Will Jean-Luc buckle under the twin weights of tradition and parental expectation? Is everything better under the sea? And what exactly is Louis getting up to with those twins? All this and more in Starfall, the book where you find out who your true friends are.