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”

Star Wars: The High Republic–Starlight Beacon (And a Special Edition)

In anticipation of the release of Star Wars: The High Republic novels beginning in January, I’m posting information every Friday here concerning one aspect of the new era. Here’s a little information about Starlight Beacon: Also known as Starlight Station, this structure was built in 232 BBY, and placed in the darkest region of theContinue reading “Star Wars: The High Republic–Starlight Beacon (And a Special Edition)”

High Republic Countdown: The Jedi–Avar Kriss

So I’ve been doing a little research on The High Republic books coming out early next year, and I’m getting really excited about it. I can’t wait to delve into this era of Star Wars, with new Jedi, new villains, and a completely new look to the galaxy we love. In honor of that, I’mContinue reading “High Republic Countdown: The Jedi–Avar Kriss”

Star Wars Book Review: Rogue Planet

Author: Greg Bear 330 Pages Published in 2000 Legends Placement in Timeline: Three years after The Phantom Menace What It’s About: Three years after The Phantom Menace, 12-year old Anakin Skywalker and his Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi, are sent on a mission to the far reaches of the Outer Rim, in search of a mysteriousContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Rogue Planet”

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 Author Spotlight: James Luceno

James Luceno is a prolific Star Wars author, with many titles (SW or not) to his name. Here’s just a partial list of his Star Wars novels: Labyrinth of Evil. This is a Legends novel that takes place in between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. It’s actually a prequel to aContinue reading “Star Wars Author Spotlight: James Luceno”

Weekly Wishlist: Fables and Legends and Jedi, oh my!

The first two books here are intended for a younger audience, but any SW fan will find interest here. In the first, they’re short stories showcasing myths and fables around the galaxy that are told to children about inspiring heroes and great adventurers. Dark Legends takes a darker tone, with short stories dealing with theContinue reading “Weekly Wishlist: Fables and Legends and Jedi, oh my!”

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”