Star Wars Books: A Random Find

It’s hard browsing books these days. The Covid pandemic has shut down libraries, and severely curtailed book store hours and browsing policies. My favorite used book store still isn’t open yet, though I can shop its inventory online. It’s not quite the same, though. There’s something about ambling through the stacks, perusing the book spines,Continue reading “Star Wars Books: A Random Find”

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: Revenge of the Sith

Author: Matthew Stover 398 Pages Published in 2005 Legends** 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, whenContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Revenge of the Sith”

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”

Book Review: Razor’s Edge

Author: Martha Wells 350 pages Published in 2014 EU/Legends Placement in Timeline: Between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back What It’s About: Princess Leia and Han Solo are leading a delegation to Arnot Station to make a deal to purchase vital supplies for a new secret base. But en route their ship, TheContinue reading “Book Review: Razor’s Edge”

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”

Star Wars Legends Books

So here at Star Wars Reader I’ve been reviewing canon books, because that’s what I’m most interested in. However, that doesn’t mean I’m going to neglect the EU/Legends books. The only Legends book I’ve read and reviewed so far is Kenobi, and I absolutely loved it. So there’s no reason to think I wouldn’t loveContinue reading “Star Wars Legends Books”

Kenobi: Excerpt

Meditation: The package is delivered. I hope you can read my thoughts, Master Qui-Gon: I haven’t heard your voice since that day on Polis Massa, when Master Yoda told me I could commune with you through the Force. You’ll remember that we decided that I should take Anakin’s son to his relatives for safekeeping. ThatContinue reading “Kenobi: Excerpt”

Book Review: Kenobi

Author: John Jackson Miller 418 pages Published in 2013 Legends Placement in Timeline: Just after Revenge of the Sith What It’s About: This book takes place on Tatooine, just as Obi-Wan “Ben” Kenobi delivers baby Luke to Owen and Beru Lars, with the intention of starting his long watch over the boy. Beyond that, thereContinue reading “Book Review: Kenobi”