Media Tie In Book Group

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MEDIA TIE-IN BOOK GROUP

 

 

***** This Group No Longer Meets *****

 

This group has met in three different book stores: the Barnes & Noble in Livingston, New Jersey, the Borders Books in Livingston, New Jersey, and the Barnes & Noble in West Paterson, New Jersey. Although it does not meet at the present time, it may again become an active group in the future.

 

The Media Tie-In Group was conceived as a bridge between the literary discussion groups of the Association and the club's events oriented at other media. It included books upon which a movie was based, novelizations of movies and television episodes, and books set in the world of a particular movie, show or game.

 

A listing of the books discussed appears below in three formats: by date order, by author discussed, and by subject (ex. Star Trek).

 

 

 

Chronological listing of books discussed:

 

2003

 

June 13, 2003................................OATHS Glenn Hauman

..........Star Trek: Corps of Engineers

May 9, 2003..................................TALES OF THE SLAYER, VOL 1 Various

..........Buffy, the Vampire Slayer

April 11, 2003................................DUEL (short story) Richard Matheson

..........Movie

March 14, 2003.............................ARENA (short story) Fredric Brown

..........Star Trek Episode

February 14, 2003.........................MODERN CLASSICS OF SF Gardner Dozois, ed.

..........Anthology

January 10, 2003...........................SOLARIS Stanislaw Lem

..........Movie

 

2002

 

November 8, 2002..........................THE LOST WORLD Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

..........Movie, TV Series, Mini Series

October 11, 2002...........................THE MISTS OF AVALON Marian Zimmer Bradley

..........Movie

September 13, 2002.......................BY THE BOOK D Smith & K Rusch

..........Star Trek: Enterprise

August 9, 2002..............................THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND Jules Verne

..........Movie

July 12, 2002.................................THE RETURN OF THE JEDI James Kahn

Star Wars Novelization

June 14, 2002................................THE COLOR OUT OF SPACE H P Lovecraft

..........Movie (short story)

May 10, 2002.................................ENDGAME (graphic novel) James Robinson

..........The Terminator

April 12, 2002.................................THE TIME MACHINE H G Wells

..........Movie

March 8, 2002................................THE NAME OF THE ROSE Umberto Eco

..........Movie

February 8, 2002.............................H POTTER & SORCERER'S STONE J K Rowling

..........Movie

January 11, 2002............................THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING J R R Tolkien

..........Movie

  

2001

 

November 9, 2001...........................I AM LEGEND Richard Matheson

..........Filmed Four Times

October 12, 2001............................THE BURNING Nancy Holder

..........Buffy / Angel Crossover

September 14, 2001........................PASSING OF THE TECHNO MAGES Jeanne Cavelos

..........Babylon 5

August 10, 2001..............................A STITCH IN TIME Andrew Robinson

..........Star Trek: Deep Space 9

July 13, 2001...................................DONOVAN'S BRAIN Curt Siodmak

..........Movie

June 13, 2001..................................FAIL SAFE E Burdick & J H Wheeler

..........Movie

May 11, 2001...................................DARK MATTER Christie Golden

..........Star Trek: Voyager

April 13, 2001...................................THE PUPPET MASTERS Robert Heinlein

.......................................................DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS John Wyndham

.........Movies

March 9, 2001..................................FAHRENHEIT 451 Ray Bradbury

..........Movie

February 9, 2001...............................THE BODY SNATCHERS Jack Finney

..........Filmed Twice

January 12, 2001...............................PLANET OF THE APES Pierre Boulle

..........Filmed Twice

 

2000

 

November 10, 2000............................THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN Richard Matheson

..........Movie

October 2000....................................-- Event Cancelled --

..........No Event

September 1, 2000............................DOCTOR STRANGELOVE Peter George

..........Movie

August 4, 2000.................................THE INVISIBLE MAN H G Wells

..........Movie

July 7, 2000......................................IN THE BEGINNING Peter David

..........Babylon 5

June 2, 2000.....................................THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN Michael Crichton

..........Movie

May 5, 2000......................................THE ILLUSTRATED MAN Ray Bradbury

..........Movie

April 7, 2000......................................BLADE RUNNER Philip K Dick

..........Movie

March 3, 2000....................................2010 Arthur C Clarke

..........Movie

February 4, 2000................................THE LAND THAT TIME FORGOT Edgar Rice Burroughs

..........Movie

January 7, 2000..................................THE ISLAND OF DR MOREAU H G Wells

..........Movie

 

1999

 

December 3, 1999...............................FANTASTIC VOYAGE Isaac Asimov

..........Novelization of Movie

November 5, 1999................................JOURNEY TO CENTER OF EARTH Jules Verne

..........Movie & Cartoon Series

October 1, 1999..................................THE WALTON EXPERIENCE Travis Walton

..........Movie

September 3, 1999..............................CLOSE ENCOUNTERS 3RD KIND Steven Spielberg

..........Novelization

August 6, 1999....................................THE PHANTOM MENACE Terry Brooks

..........Star Wars Novelization

July 2, 1999.........................................INDEPENDENCE DAY Dean Devlin

..........Movie Novelization

June 4, 1999........................................CASE OF CHARLES DEXTER WARD H P Lovecraft

..........Movie

May 7, 1999.........................................CONAN THE BARBARIAN Robert E Howard

..........Movie

April 2, 1999.........................................COMMUNION Whitney Steiber

..........Movie

March 5, 1999.......................................THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES Ray Bradbury

..........Mini Series

February 5, 1999...................................HOW MUCH FOR JUST THE PLANET John Ford

..........Star Trek

January 1, 1999.....................................SPECTRE William Shatner

..........Star Trek

 

1998

 

December 4, 1998..................................THE LATHE OF HEAVEN Ursula K Le Guin

..........Television Movie

November 6, 1998...................................AVENGER William Shatner

..........Star Trek

October 2, 1998......................................THE SHINING Stephen King

..........Movie

September 4, 1998..................................THE WAR OF THE WORLDS H G Wells

..........Movie, Radio, Record, Comic

August 7, 1998........................................IMZADI Peter David

..........Star Trek

July 3, 1998.............................................TO DREAM IN CITY OF SORROWS Kathryn Drennan

..........Babylon 5

June 1998................................................-- Event Cancelled --

..........No Event

May 1998.................................................-- Event Cancelled --

..........No Event

April 16, 1998...........................................KAHLESS Michael Jan Friedman

..........Star Trek

March 1998..............................................-- Event Cancelled --

..........No Event

February 19, 1998.....................................STARSHIP TROOPERS Robert Heinlein

..........Movie

January 15, 1998.......................................ANNIHILATION Jerome Preisler

..........Mortal Combat Game

 

1997

 

November 20, 1997....................................BLADE RUNNER Philip K Dick

..........Movie

October 16, 1997.......................................CONTACT Carl Sagan

..........Movie

September 18, 1997...................................MEN IN BLACK Steve Perry

..........Movie Novelization

August 21, 1997........................................DOGS OF THE GOLDEN HORDE Ray W Murill

..........Mars Attacks

July 17, 1997.............................................HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO GALAXY Douglas Adams

..........Movie, Radio Series & Play

June 19, 1997............................................THE LOST WORLD Michael Crichton

...........Movie

May 15, 1997.............................................THE SHADOW WITHIN Jeanne Cavelos

..........Babylon 5

April 17, 1997.............................................THE TEMPEST Susan Wright

..........Star Trek: Deep Space 9

March 20, 1997...........................................A NEW HOPE George Lucas

..........Star Wars Novelization

 

 

Books Discussed by Author:

 

Douglas Adams HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO GALAXY...................................07/17/97

..........Radio Series & Play

Isaac Asimov FANTASTIC VOYAGE.........................................................12/03/99

..........Movie Novelization

Pierre Boulle PLANET OF THE APES.......................................................01/12/01

..........Movie

Ray Bradbury FAHRENHEIT 451...............................................................03/09/01

..........Movie

.....................THE ILLUSTRATED MAN.....................................................05/05/00

..........Movie

.....................THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES..............................................03/05/99

..........Mini Series

Marian Zimmer Bradley THE MISTS OF AVALON.......................................10/11/02

..........Movie

Terry Brooks THE PHANTOM MENACE.....................................................08/06/99

..........Star Wars Novelization

Fredric Brown ARENA (short story)............................................................03/14/03

..........Star Trek Episode

Eugene Burdick FAIL SAFE (with Wheeler)................................................06/08/01

..........Movie

Edgar Rice Burroughs THE LAND THAT TIME FORGOT..............................02/04/00

..........Movie

Jeanne Cavelos PASSING OF THE TECHNO MAGES................................09/14/97

..........Babylon 5

.......................THE SHADOW WITHIN.....................................................05/19/97

..........Babylon 5

Arthur C Clarke 2010................................................................................03/03/00

..........Movie

Michael Crichton THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN.............................................06/02/00

..........Movie

THE LOST WORLD..................................................................................06/19/97

..........Movie

Peter David IN THE BEGINNING................................................................06/07/00

..........Babylon 5

.................IMZADI...................................................................................08/07/98

..........Star Trek Novel

Dean Devlin INDEPENDENCE DAY...........................................................07/02/99

..........Movie Novelization

Philip K Dick BLADE RUNNER.................................................................11/20/97.....04/07/00

..........Movie

Arthur Conan Doyle THE LOST WORLD.....................................................11/08/02

..........Movie & TV Series

Gardner Dozois, ed. MODERN CLASSICS OF SF.......................................02/14/02

..........Anthology

Kathryn Drennan TO DREAM IN CITY OF SORROWS.................................07/03/98

..........Babylon 5 Novelization

Umberto Eco THE NAME OF THE ROSE...................................................03/08/02

..........Movie

Jack Finney THE BODY SNATCHERS.......................................................02/09/01

..........Movie

John Ford HOW MUCH FOR JUST THE PLANET........................................02/05/99

..........Star Trek Novel

Michael Jan Friedman KAHLESS...............................................................04/16/98

..........Star Trek Novel

Peter George DOCTOR STRANGELOVE....................................................09/01/00

..........Movie

Christie Golden DARK MATTER.................................................................05/11/01

..........Star Trek Novel

Glenn Hauman OATHS..............................................................................06/13/03

..........Star Trek Novel

Robert Heinlein THE PUPPET MASTERS....................................................04/13/01

..........Movie

Nancy Holder THE BURNING......................................................................10/12/01

..........Buffy / Angel Crossover

Robert E Howard CONAN THE BARBARIAN.................................................05/07/99

..........Movie

James Kahn THE RETURN OF THE JEDI.....................................................07/12/02

..........Star Wars Novelization

Stephen King THE SHINING........................................................................10/02/98

..........Movie

Ursula K Le Guin THE LATHE OF HEAVEN..................................................12/04/98

..........Television Movie

Stanislaw Lem SOLARIS.............................................................................01/10/03

..........Movie

H P Lovecraft THE COLOR OUT OF TIME (short)...........................................06/14/02

..........Movie

....................CASE OF CHARLES DEXTER WARD......................................06/04/99

..........Movie

Richard Matheson DUEL (short story)............................................................04/11/03

..........Movie

............................I AM LEGEND.................................................................11/09/01

..........Movie

............................THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN.................................11/10/00

..........Movie

Ray W Murill WAR DOGS OF GOLDEN HORDE............................................08/21/97

..........Mars Attacks

Steve Perry MEN IN BLACK..........................................................................09/18/97

..........Novelization

Jerome Preisler ANNIHILATION......................................................................01/15/98

..........Mortal Combat Novel

Andrew Robinson A STITCH IN TIME..............................................................08/10/01

..........Star Trek Novel

James Robinson ENDGAME..........................................................................05/10/02

..........The Terminator Graphic Novel

J K Rowling H POTTER & SORCERER'S STONE............................................02/08/02

..........Movie

Kathryn Rusch BY THE BOOK (w/D Smith).....................................................09/13/02

..........Star Trek Novel

Carl Sagan CONTACT....................................................................................10/16/97

..........Movie

William Shatner SPECTRE.............................................................................01/01/99

..........Star Trek Novel

........................AVENGER............................................................................11/06/98

...........Star Trek Novel

Curt Siodmak DONOVAN'S BRAIN..................................................................07/13/01

..........Movie

Dean Wesley Smith BY THE BOOK (w/K Rusch)..............................................09/13/02

..........Star Trek Novel

Steven Spielberg CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF 3RD KIND....................................09/03/99

..........Movie

Whitney Steiber COMMUNION.........................................................................04/02/99

..........Movie

J R R Tolkien THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING...............................................01/11/02

..........Movie

Various TALES OF THE SLAYER, VOL 1........................................................05/09/03

..........Buffy, the Vampire Slayer

Jules Verne THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND.........................................................08/09/02

..........Movie

...................JOURNEY TO CENTER OF EARTH.............................................11/05/99

..........Movie & Cartoon Series

Travis Walton THE WALTON EXPERIENCE.....................................................10/01/99

..........Movie

H G Wells THE TIME MACHINE......................................................................04/12/02

..........Movie

.................THE INVISIBLE MAN.....................................................................08/04/00

..........Movie

..................THE ISLAND OF DR MOREAU......................................................01/07/00

..........Movie

..................THE WAR OF THE WORLDS........................................................09/04/98

..........Movie, Radio, Record, Comic Book

J Harvey Wheeler FAIL SAFE (with Burdick)......................................................06/08/01

..........Movie

Susan Wright THE TEMPEST..........................................................................04/17/97

..........Star Trek, Deep Space 9

John Wyndham DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS...........................................................04/13/01

..........Movie

 

 

Books Discussed Organized by Subject:

 

Angel / Buffy, the Vampire Slayer

..........TALES OF THE SLAYER, 1 Various 05/09/03

..........THE BURNING Nancy Holder 10/12/01

 

Babylon 5

..........PASSING OF TECHNO WIZ Jeanne Cavelos 09/14/01

..........IN THE BEGINNING Peter David 07/07/00

..........TO DREAM CITY SHADOWS Kathryn Drennan 07/03/98

..........THE SHADOW WITHIN Jeanne Cavelos 05/15/97

 

Mars Attacks!

..........WAR DOGS GOLDEN HORDE Ray W Murill 08/21/97

 

Mortal Combat (Game)

..........ANNIHILATION Jerome Preisler 01/15/98

 

 

Movies (Except Star Trek/Star Wars)

 

2010 Arthur C Clarke 03/03/00

 

THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN Michael Crichton 06/02/00

ARENA (short story) Fredric Brown 03/14/03

 

BLADE RUNNER Philip K Dick 04/07/00 11/20/97

 

CASE OF CHARLES DEXTER WARD H P Lovecraft 06/04/99

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE 3RD KIND Steven Spielberg 09/03/99

THE COLOR OUT OF SPACE H P Lovecraft 06/14/03

COMMUNION Whitney Steiber 04/02/99

CONAN THE BARBARIAN Robert E Howard 05/07/99

CONTACT Carl Sagan 10/16/97

 

DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS John Wyndham 04/13/01

DOCTOR STRANGELOVE Peter George 09/01/00

DONOVAN'S BRAIN Curt Siodmak 07/13/01

DUEL (short story) Richard Matheson 04/11/03

 

FAIL SAFE Burdick & Wheeler 06/08/01

FANTASTIC VOYAGE Isaac Asimov 12/03/99

FAHRENHEIT 451 Ray Bradbury 03/09/01

FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING J R R Tolkien 01/11/02

 

HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE J K Rowling 02/08/03

 

I AM LEGEND Richard Matheson 11/09/01

THE ILLUSTRATED MAN Ray Bradbury 05/05/00

INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN Richard Matheson 11/10/00

INDEPENDENCE DAY Dean Devlin 07/02/99
THE BODY SNATCHERS Jack Finney 02/09/01

THE INVISIBLE MAN H G Wells 08/04/00

THE ISLAND OF DR MOREAU H G Wells 07/07/00

 

JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH Jules Verne 11/05/99

 

LAND THAT TIME FORGOT Edgar Rice Burroughs 02/04/00

THE LATHE OF HEAVEN Ursula K Le Guin 12/04/98

THE LOST WORLD Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 11/08/02

THE LOST WORLD Michael Crichton 06/19/97

 

THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES Ray Bradbury 03/05/99

MEN IN BLACK Steve Perry 09/18/97

THE MISTS OF AVALON Marian Zimmer Bradley 10/11/02

THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND Jules Verne 08/09/02

 

THE NAME OF THE ROSE Umberto Eco 03/08/02

 

PLANET OF THE APES Pierre Boulle 01/12/01

THE PUPPET MASTERS Robert Heinlein 04/13/01

THE SHINING Stephen King 10/02/98

 

SOLARIS Stanislaw Lem 01/10/03

STARSHIP TROOPERS Robert Heinlein 02/19/98

 

THE TIME MACHINE H G Wells 04/12/02

 

THE WALTON EXPERIENCE Travis Walton 10/01/99

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS H G Wells 09/04/98

 

 

Radio:

..........HITCHHIKERS GUIDE GALAXY Douglas Adams 07/17/97

 

Star Trek:

..........OATHS Glenn Hauman 06/13/03

..........BY THE BOOK D Smith & K Rusch 09/13/02

..........A STITCH IN TIME Andrew Robinson 08/10/01

..........DARK MATTER Christie Goldin 05/11/01

..........HOW MUCH FOR THIS PLANET John Ford 02/05/99

..........SPECTRE William Shatner 01/01/99

..........AVENGER William Shatner 11/06/98

..........IMZADI Peter David 08/07/98

..........KAHLESS Michael Jan Friedman 04/16/98

..........THE TEMPEST Susan Wright 04/17/97

 

Star Wars

..........THE RETURN OF THE JEDI James Kahn 11/08/02

..........THE PHANTOM MENACE Terry Brooks 08/06/99

..........A NEW HOPE George Lucas 03/20/97

 

Terminator

..........ENDGAME James Robinson 05/10/02

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