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”

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 Book Review: A New Dawn

Author: John Jackson Miller 381 pages Published in 2014 Canon Placement In Timeline: 11 years before A New Hope What It’s About: A New Dawn is a prequel to the animated series Rebels, and tells of how Kanan Jarrus met Hera Syndulla. It concerns the events of a few days on a mining planet, Gorse,Continue reading “Star Wars Book Review: A New Dawn”

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”

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”

Author Spotlight: Claudia Gray

There’s so many great Star Wars authors out there who have written canon and/or EU/Legends. Many have written more than one, so I thought every now and then I’d spotlight a favorite writer with a list of some of their books. Today’s post will focus on Claudia Gray. Her Star Wars novels include: Master andContinue reading “Author Spotlight: Claudia Gray”

Book Review: Attack of the Clones

Author: R.A. Salvatore 314 pages Published in 2002 Legends** Novelization of the Film What It’s About: Again, as I did with The Phantom Menace, I’m assuming that if you’re here, you’ve seen the movie and I don’t need a detailed synopsis of the story. In short, it’s ten years after TPM, and Anakin has trainedContinue reading “Book Review: Attack of the Clones”

Book Review: The Phantom Menace

Author: Terry Brooks 283 Pages Published in 1999 Legends** Novelization of the film What It’s About: I’m guessing that if you’re here, you’ve at least seen the movies, so I don’t need to go into detailed plot summaries. In brief, The Phantom Menace begins the Prequel trilogy with the introduction of Anakin Skywalker as aContinue reading “Book Review: The Phantom Menace”

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”