I haven’t read all these…but maybe someday!
Want a Star Wars story you can start and finish in one day? Not up to a full novel? Try short stories! Here are several collections you can check out: The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark includes short stories that are retellings of certain episodes or arcs of the show from an alternativeContinue reading “Weekly Wishlist: Star Wars Short Stories”
Author: Christie Golden 359 pages Published in 2015 Canon Placement in Timeline: Clone Wars era (between AOTC and ROTS) What It’s About: Dark Disciple is a novelization of some Clone Wars episodes that were scripted but never made; unfortunately, the series was cancelled before they could be produced. This one has the Jedi Council soContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Dark Disciple”
Author: Matthew Stover 398 Pages Published in 2005 Canon–Sort of?** Novelization of the Film What It’s About: As ever with novelizations, I will assume that since you’re here, you’ve seen the movie and don’t need a detailed synopsis of the plot. Especially this one–simply put, this is the culmination of the Star Wars prequel trilogy,Continue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Revenge of the Sith”
I’m probably a little late to to the party, but I’ve just discovered Youtini.com. Youtini is a website covering all things books, comics, graphic novels, and children’s books from the Star Wars universe. It has reading guides, release dates, timelines, book reviews, and something called Bookshelf, which is a cool way of keeping track ofContinue reading “Star Wars Links: Youtini”
James Luceno is a prolific Star Wars author, with many titles (SW or not) to his name. Here’s just a partial list of his Star Wars novels: Labyrinth of Evil. This is a Legends novel that takes place in between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. It’s actually a prequel to aContinue reading “Star Wars Author Spotlight: James Luceno”
The first two books here are intended for a younger audience, but any SW fan will find interest here. In the first, they’re short stories showcasing myths and fables around the galaxy that are told to children about inspiring heroes and great adventurers. Dark Legends takes a darker tone, with short stories dealing with theContinue reading “Weekly Wishlist: Fables and Legends and Jedi, oh my!”
Author: James Luceno 362 Pages Published in 2014 EU/Legends Placement in Timeline: Between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith What It’s About: Labyrinth of Evil is a combination Clone Wars story/prequel to Revenge of the Sith, bringing us right up to the events at the start of Episode 3. It starts withContinue reading “Book Review: Labyrinth of Evil”
There’s so many great Star Wars authors out there who have written canon and/or EU/Legends. Many have written more than one, so I thought every now and then I’d spotlight a favorite writer with a list of some of their books. Today’s post will focus on Claudia Gray. Her Star Wars novels include: Master andContinue reading “Author Spotlight: Claudia Gray”
Here’s a trio of Star Wars books that I’d love to have on my shelf: “Before the Awakening” is an anthology of backstories for Finn, Rey and Poe, before the events of The Force Awakens. I could get into that. This just looks like a fun book to page through. Padme Amidala’s outfits alone wouldContinue reading “Star Wars Books: Weekly Wishlist”
Author: R.A. Salvatore 314 pages Published in 2002 Canon Novelization of the Film What It’s About: Again, as I did with The Phantom Menace, I’m assuming that if you’re here, you’ve seen the movie and I don’t need a detailed synopsis of the story. In short, it’s ten years after TPM, and Anakin has trainedContinue reading “Book Review: Attack of the Clones”
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