Re: The Past Decade of Trek Lit
If you can, you should. I have a feeling that it is even better when you've followed the characters in the books leading up to it. I'd already read the books leading up to it before it came out, so I can't say for sure though.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it is not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance. - Terry Pratchett, Equal Rites