Star Wars Book Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story Novelization

Way back when I first started my other blog, Star Wars: My Point of View, I did a few book reviews before I began this more formal book review site. I thought I’d repost some of those here, starting with Solo: A Star Wars Story. I had tied it in with my weekly Women ofContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story Novelization”

Star Wars Book Review: Guardians of the Whills

Author: Greg Rucka 234 Pages Published in 2017 Canon Placement in Timeline: Just before Rogue One What It’s About This is a short little book about Chirrut Imwe and Baze Malbus, the two Guardians of the Whills from Rogue One. Chirrut is blind but by no means sightless, as he has a kind of ForceContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Guardians of the Whills”

Book Review: Most Wanted

Author: Rae Carson 348 pages Published in 2018 Canon Placement in Timeline: Just before Solo: A Star Wars Story (Pre-ANH) What It’s About: Most Wanted is a Han and Q’ira adventure story that takes place before the events of the film Solo. At this point, the two young scrumrats from the sewer-dwelling White Worm gangContinue reading “Book Review: Most Wanted”

Catalyst: Excerpt

Lyra regarded (Galen) as he spoke–more, it seemed, to the crystal than to her. He hadn’t been sleeping well for months, and he had that mad-scientist look in his weary eyes she’d seen before when he became obsessed with something. At the apartment he had left sketches and enigmatic doodles pinned up all over theContinue reading “Catalyst: Excerpt”

Book Review: Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel

Author: James Luceno 478 pages Published 2016 Canon Placement in Timeline: A few years before the end of the Clone Wars, and a few years after. What It’s About: Catalyst chronicles the events leading up to Rogue One, concentrating on Jyn Erso’s parents, Galen and Lyra, as well as their nemesis, Commander Orson Krennic. GalenContinue reading “Book Review: Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel”

Rebel Rising: Excerpt

When Saw was speaking, for a moment Jyn saw him the way he used to be. A starry-eyed young man with a dream of justice and freedom. He must have been so brilliant then. But that young man died when Steela did, and in his place was this bitter, angry fighter. “The Resistance against theContinue reading “Rebel Rising: Excerpt”

Book Review: Rebel Rising

Author: Beth Revis 410 pages Published 2018 Canon Placement in Timeline: The fifteen or so years leading up to Rogue One What It’s About: If you’re a fan of Rogue One, and of Jyn Erso in particular, you might want to get your hands on this one. (I’m assuming you’ve seen Rogue One and knowContinue reading “Book Review: Rebel Rising”