Pocket Books to Make Star Trek® Ebooks DRM-Free to Celebrate Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary

ST_BB_eBooks-DRM_shop_nowNew York, NY (March 29, 2016) – In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, Pocket Books, long-time publisher of  Star Trek  books,  and CBS Consumer Products will release more than 700 Star Trek  ebooks free of Digital Rights Management (DRM).   Beginning today, fans will have unfettered access to their favorite Star Trek novels readable on the electronic devices of their choice.

“Pocket Books is thrilled to make this iconic series widely available and accessible for the many readers who have enjoyed them, and to introduce Star Trek novels to a whole new universe of fans. We’re excited to re-introduce many classic stories and to enable discovery and the ease of purchase that DRM-free provides,” said Louise Burke, President and Publisher of Pocket Books.

Fans can browse the entire DRM-free library and buy ebooks directly at www.StarTrekBooks.com or purchase at most other e-retail sites. Additionally, to mark this occasion, Pocket Books has lowered the prices of the popular Mirror Universe and Vulcan’s Soul trilogies to $0.99. New visitors to the site will be eligible for a free digital copy of Star Trek III: The Search for Spock movie tie-in novelization when they join the mailing list.  These special offers will be followed each month throughout the year with more ebook deals, special offers, free ebook giveaways, sweepstakes, unique content, and much more.

Fans interested in learning more about the anniversary celebrations can also visit www.StarTrek.com.

StarTrekBooks.com is sponsored by Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster.

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