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The Mixtake Files: A Nit-Picker's Guide to the X-Files by Michael French
The Nitpicker's Guide for Next Generation Trekkers by Phil Farrand
The Nitpicker's Guide for Classic Trekkers by Phil Farrand
The Nitpicker's Guide for Classic Trekkers (Part 2) by Phil Farrand
The Nitpicker's Guide for Classic Trekkers (Part 3) by Phil Farrand
The Nitpicker's Guide for Deep Space Nine Trekkers by Phil Farrand
Nitpicker's Guide for Next Generation Trekkers Part 3 by Phil Farrand
The Nitpicker's Guide for Next Generation Trekkers, Vol. 2 by Phil Farrand
The Nitpicker's Guide for X-Philes by Phil Farrand
The Unauthorized Nitpicker's Guide to the SW Saga by T A Chafin; Polly Luttrull

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Recommendations

  1. The Star Trek The Next Generation Companion by Larry Nemecek (1992)
  2. The Star Trek Concordance by Bjo Trimble (1976)
  3. Star Trek: Phase II : The Making of the Lost Series by Judith Reeves-Stevens (1997)
  4. The Truth Is Out There : The Official Guide to The X-Files, Volume 1 by Brian Lowry (1995)
  5. The New Trek Program Guide by Paul Cornell (1995)
  6. The Unauthorized Trekker's Guide to the Next Generation and Deep Space Nine by James Van Hise (1995)
  7. Captains' Logs: The Unauthorized Complete Trek Voyages by Edward Gross (1993)
  8. Trek Navigator: The Ultimate Guide to the Entire Trek Saga Tag: Every Trek Episode... (Black Bay Books) by Mark A. Altman (1998)
  9. The Encyclopedia of TV Science Fiction by Roger Fulton (1990)
  10. The Official Prisoner Companion by Matthew White (1988)
  11. Deep Space Logbuch by Mark A. Altman (1994)
  12. The Ultimate Trek Trivia Challenge for the Next Generation by James Hatfield (1996)
  13. Star Trek Memories by William Shatner (1993)
  14. The Outer Limits Companion by David J. Schow (1986)
  15. The City on the Edge of Forever: The Original Teleplay that Became the Classic Star Trek Episode by Harlan Ellison (1995)

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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