Star Wars Books: On My Radar

I thought I’d jot down a few Star Wars book releases for this year that I’m super-excited about and can’t wait for: June 29th, 2021: The Rising Storm, by Cavan Scott. This is the adult follow-up novel to Charles Soule’s Light of the Jedi that was released back in January. I loved LOTJ, and can’tContinue reading “Star Wars Books: On My Radar”

Star Wars Book Review: The Phantom of Menace

Author: Ian Doescher 168 Pages Published in 2015 I’ve had my eye on these Shakespearean versions of Star Wars for a long time now. I’m no Shakespeare expert, but I did enjoy reading his plays in school, and later on my own. And I’ve long believed that Star Wars is just basically Shakespeare in space.Continue reading “Star Wars Book Review: The Phantom of Menace”

ROTS Quote, and Speculation About the Obi-Wan Kenobi Show

I’ve been thinking about the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series, and this passage from the Revenge of the Sith novel by Matthew Stover came to mind. This dialogue between Yoda and Obi-Wan wasn’t in the film, but it shows that, although Obi-Wan is saddened and grieved by Anakin’s turn, his friend will live on in Luke.Continue reading “ROTS Quote, and Speculation About the Obi-Wan Kenobi Show”

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)”