Star Wars Book Review: The Cestus Deception (A Clone Wars Novel)

Author: Steven Barnes 398 pages Published in 2004 Legends Placement in Timeline: 21 BBY (About one year after Attack of the Clones) What It’s About: Obi-Wan Kenobi and Kit Fisto are sent on a mission to Ord Cestus, a seemingly insignificant planet that has suddenly become important to both The Republic and the Separatists. TheContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: The Cestus Deception (A Clone Wars Novel)”

Star Wars Book Review: Clone Wars-Stories of Light and Dark

Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark is a book that contains ten stories that retell an episode of the Clone Wars from a particular character’s point of view; it also has one original story at the end. The book is written for a younger audience, about 8-12, but can be enjoyed by adults whoContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Clone Wars-Stories of Light and Dark”

Star Wars Quote of the Week: Padme’s Commitment

…this is why she [Padme Amidala] believes in the Republic. It is not without corruption. It is not without darkness. But there is good at its core. And just because something good has darkness in it doesn’t mean you abandon it. Just because there is darkness in something does not mean you do not loveContinue reading “Star Wars Quote of the Week: Padme’s Commitment”

Weekly Wishlist: Star Wars Short Stories

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”

Star Wars Book Review: Dark Disciple

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”

Book Review: Labyrinth of Evil

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”

Passion for Prequels

I’ve been going through a prequel obsession lately, and I’m pretty sure it has a lot to do with The Clone Wars. (And yes, because of Obi-Wan). But in all honesty, I’ve come to not only appreciate the prequel trilogy, but to absolutely love it. This has surprised me, since I hated them when theyContinue reading “Passion for Prequels”