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 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 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”

Book Review: Queen’s Shadow

Author: E.K. Johnston 345 pages Published in 2019 Canon Placement in Timeline: Between The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones What It’s About: Padme Amidala has ruled Naboo as its Queen for four years, and has seen it through the Occupation of the Trade Federation. Now her time as Queen has come to anContinue reading “Book Review: Queen’s Shadow”

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”

Book Review: Ahsoka

Author: E.K. Johnston 356 pages Published in 2020 Canon Placement in timeline: A year after Order 66 What It’s About: It’s been a year since Order 66 devastated Ahsoka Tano’s life. She and Captain Rex decided to split up and go their separate ways in order to stay safer, and Ahsoka’s been in hiding onContinue reading “Book Review: Ahsoka”

Book Review: Phasma

Author: Delilah S. Dawson 457 pages Published 2017 Canon Placement in Timeline: Just before The Last Jedi What It’s About: Vi Moradi is a Resistance spy on her way back from a mission when she’s captured by the First Order–specifically, red-armored Captain Cardinal, who has his own personal reasons for wanting to interrogate her. CardinalContinue reading “Book Review: Phasma”