Star Wars Weekly Wishlist: Vehicles and Vessels

Fascinated by Star Wars starships? Want to see the inside of the Millenium Falcon? Not sure what the name of that cool ship is from one of the movies? These three books take an in-depth look at the machines we love from Star Wars: DK Publishing always has great, user-friendly books chock full of informationContinue reading “Star Wars Weekly Wishlist: Vehicles and Vessels”

Three Star Wars books that I couldn’t finish.

I love most Star Wars books. Some more than others. Rarely do I have to put down a book because for some reason, I just can’t get through it. But there are three on my shelf that I began, but never finished: I’ve read a couple of James Luceno’s book (Labyrinth of Evil and Catalyst)Continue reading “Three Star Wars books that I couldn’t finish.”

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 Weekly Wishlist: Maps and Guides

Ever wonder where the Mid-Rim is? Or the Unknown Regions? Where exactly is Tatooine, anyway? Look no further. There’s plenty of books out there with maps of the galaxy far, far away, as well as info on the planets we’ve become familiar with. Star Wars Galactic Maps is a book from 2016 that’s intended forContinue reading “Star Wars Weekly Wishlist: Maps and Guides”

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”

Star Wars Links: Youtini

I’m probably a little late to to the party, but I’ve just discovered Youtini.com. Youtini is a website covering all things books, comics, graphic novels, and children’s books from the Star Wars universe. It has reading guides, release dates, timelines, book reviews, and something called Bookshelf, which is a cool way of keeping track ofContinue reading “Star Wars Links: Youtini”

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!”