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…”

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”

Quote of the Week: Qui Gon’s Light

“It matters which side we choose. Even if there will never be more light than darkness. Even if there can be no more joy in the galaxy then there is pain. For every action we undertake, for every word we speak, for every life we touch–it matters. I don’t turn toward the light because itContinue reading “Quote of the Week: Qui Gon’s Light”

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”

Weekly Wishlist

Besides novels, there are plenty of other Star Wars-related books out there I’d love to have on my shelf. The Star Wars Shakespeare editions are something I know I’d enjoy immensely: I’m one those weird people that loved Shakespeare in high school, and went on to read his plays on my own later in life.Continue reading “Weekly Wishlist”

Book Review: Master and Apprentice

Author: Claudia Gray 431 pages Published in 2019 Canon Placement in Timeline: A few years before The Phantom Menace What It’s About: Jedi Knight Qui Gon Jinn and his 17-year old padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi are sent to the planet Pijal on a diplomatic mission. Pijal’s government is in the process of changing from an absoluteContinue reading “Book Review: Master and Apprentice”

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”

Book Review: Heir to the Jedi

Author: Kevin Hearne 287 pages Published in 2015 Canon Placement in Timeline: Just after A New Hope What It’s About: Luke Skywalker, hero of the Battle of Yavin, has volunteered for a dangerous mission for the Alliance: to extract a brilliant cryptographer being held by the Imperials to serve their own nefarious purposes. With theContinue reading “Book Review: Heir to the Jedi”

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”