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”

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”

Catalyst: Excerpt

Lyra regarded (Galen) as he spoke–more, it seemed, to the crystal than to her. He hadn’t been sleeping well for months, and he had that mad-scientist look in his weary eyes she’d seen before when he became obsessed with something. At the apartment he had left sketches and enigmatic doodles pinned up all over theContinue reading “Catalyst: Excerpt”

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”

Heir to the Jedi: Excerpt

There’s no one around to answer my questions now that Ben’s gone. It’s a stark fact that reasserts itself each time I wonder what I’m supposed to do now. That brown robe he wore might as well have been made of pure mystery; he clothed himself in it and then left nothing else behind onContinue reading “Heir to the Jedi: Excerpt”

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”

Book Review: Rebel Rising

Author: Beth Revis 410 pages Published 2018 Canon Placement in Timeline: The fifteen or so years leading up to Rogue One What It’s About: If you’re a fan of Rogue One, and of Jyn Erso in particular, you might want to get your hands on this one. (I’m assuming you’ve seen Rogue One and knowContinue reading “Book Review: Rebel Rising”