Star Wars: Legends Book Releases

I’ve read more Canon Star Wars books than Legends, but I do enjoy them now and again, especially Labyrinth of Evil, The Cestus Deception, and Kenobi. Here are a few legends releases that have come up recently: This is a collection of Legends short stories, written by authors I’m mostly familiar with–the only one IContinue reading “Star Wars: Legends Book Releases”

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 Obi-Wan Kenobi…

With all the renewed excitement about the Obi-Wan Kenobi series due to the announcement that Hayden Christensen will be reprising his role as Darth Vader, I thought I’d list some great books that either center on Obi-Wan Kenobi, or at least include him in the story. We’ll start with Legends books, since there are moreContinue reading “Star Wars Books: If You Like Obi-Wan Kenobi…”

Star Wars Book Review: The Cestus Deception (A Clone Wars Novel)

Author: Steven Barnes 398 pages Published in 2004 Legends Placement in Timeline: 21 BBY (About one year after Attack of the Clones) What It’s About: Obi-Wan Kenobi and Kit Fisto are sent on a mission to Ord Cestus, a seemingly insignificant planet that has suddenly become important to both The Republic and the Separatists. TheContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: The Cestus Deception (A Clone Wars Novel)”

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 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”