Star Wars Book Review: Lost Stars

Author: Claudia Gray 550 Pages Published in 2017 Canon (Young Adult) Placement in Timeline: 11 BBY to about 4 ABY. What It’s About Lost Stars spans the length of the Empire, from about eight years after its inception, all the way through the Battle of Jakku. It tells the story of Ciena Ree and ThaneContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Lost Stars”

Star Wars Book Review: Into the Dark

Author: Claudia Gray 425 Pages Published in 2021 Canon (Young Adult) Placement in Timeline: Concurrent with Light of the Jedi, in the High Republic (200 years prior to the prequel era). What It’s About Into the Dark takes place at the same time as Light of the Jedi, when an event called The Great DisasterContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Into the Dark”

Star Wars Books: On My Shelf

I just bought a few Star Wars books to keep me occupied for the next couple of months, so I thought I’d list them here and maybe get your opinion on what I should read next. I will say that right now I’m reading Light of the Jedi, by Charles Soul, the first of theContinue reading “Star Wars Books: On My Shelf”

Star Wars Books: If You Like Leia Organa…

With the fourth anniversary of Carrie Fisher’s passing recently, I thought I’d honor her by listing some books about our favorite princess. If Leia Organa is one of your favorite characters, check out these books: Leia, Princess of Alderaan, by Claudia Gray (Canon). If you want a story about a young Princess Leia (16 yearsContinue reading “Star Wars Books: If You Like Leia Organa…”

Star Wars: The High Republic–Recap

The past month or so, I’ve highlighted a few things about the new Star Wars publishing initiative, The High Republic, coming in 2021. This will be the last post before the first book, Light of the Jedi, comes out next week on January 5th. I’ve preordered mine, and will probably get it around the 12thContinue reading “Star Wars: The High Republic–Recap”

The High Republic: Padawan Reath Silas

In anticipation of the new Star Wars High Republic books coming out early next year, I’m posting some info on the new characters and concepts once a week until then, including Jedi, Padawans, and villains. This week I’m showcasing Jedi Padawan Reath Silas. He’s apprenticed to the Jedi Master Jora Malli, who is a memberContinue reading “The High Republic: Padawan Reath Silas”

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: Leia, Princess of Alderaan

Author: Claudia Gray 409 pages Published in 2017 Canon Placement in Timeline: A few years before A New Hope What It’s About Sixteen-year-old Leia, Princess of Alderaan, has just gone through her Day of Demand, a ceremony in which she announces her readiness to become the heir and crown princess through three challenges: Challenge ofContinue reading “Book Review: Leia, Princess of Alderaan”

Master and Apprentice: Excerpt

Later that evening, in Qui Gon’s quarters, Obi-Wan dared to say, “So far as I can tell, Master, the prophecies seem…extremely vague.” Qui Gon looked up from the records Obi-Wan had brought him. His long, grayish-brown hair fell loose down his back, a sign that he intended to go to sleep soon. But he hadContinue reading “Master and Apprentice: Excerpt”