Star Wars: Legends Book Releases

I’ve read more Canon Star Wars books than Legends, but I do enjoy them now and again, especially Labyrinth of Evil, The Cestus Deception, and Kenobi. Here are a few legends releases that have come up recently: This is a collection of Legends short stories, written by authors I’m mostly familiar with–the only one IContinue reading “Star Wars: Legends Book Releases”

Star Wars Books: If You Like Obi-Wan Kenobi…

With all the renewed excitement about the Obi-Wan Kenobi series due to the announcement that Hayden Christensen will be reprising his role as Darth Vader, I thought I’d list some great books that either center on Obi-Wan Kenobi, or at least include him in the story. We’ll start with Legends books, since there are moreContinue reading “Star Wars Books: If You Like Obi-Wan Kenobi…”

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: The Approaching Storm

Author: Alan Dean Foster 363 Pages Published in 2002 Legends Place in Timeline: Just Before Episode 2 Attack of the Clones What It’s About Jedi Masters Luminara Unduli and Obi-Wan Kenobi, along with their Padawans Barriss Offee and Anakin Skywalker, are sent to the planet Ansion as representatives of the Republic on a delicate negotiationContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: The Approaching Storm”

Star Wars Book Excerpt: Kenobi (#2)

Meditation Good morning, Qui Gon. Quiet here, as always. I know there are seasons on this planet, but I’m still not sure which one I’m in. But it is peaceful. You know, we trained ourselves to be able to find solace even in the busiest places. Coruscant teemed with souls, and we meditated right atContinue reading “Star Wars Book Excerpt: Kenobi (#2)”

Star Wars Book Review: Rogue Planet

Author: Greg Bear 330 Pages Published in 2000 Legends Placement in Timeline: Three years after The Phantom Menace What It’s About: Three years after The Phantom Menace, 12-year old Anakin Skywalker and his Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi, are sent on a mission to the far reaches of the Outer Rim, in search of a mysteriousContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Rogue Planet”