Star Wars Quote of the Week: Obi-Wan on Anakin (ROTS)

“For Anakin, there is nothing more important than friendship. He is the most loyal man I’ve ever met–loyal beyond reason; in fact […] abstractions like peace don’t mean much to him. He’s loyal to people, not to principles. And he expects loyalty in return. He will stop at nothing to save me, for example, becauseContinue reading “Star Wars Quote of the Week: Obi-Wan on Anakin (ROTS)”

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 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 Quote of the Week: Padme’s Commitment

…this is why she [Padme Amidala] believes in the Republic. It is not without corruption. It is not without darkness. But there is good at its core. And just because something good has darkness in it doesn’t mean you abandon it. Just because there is darkness in something does not mean you do not loveContinue reading “Star Wars Quote of the Week: Padme’s Commitment”

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”

Weekly Wishlist: Star Wars Short Stories

Want a Star Wars story you can start and finish in one day? Not up to a full novel? Try short stories! Here are several collections you can check out: The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark includes short stories that are retellings of certain episodes or arcs of the show from an alternativeContinue reading “Weekly Wishlist: Star Wars Short Stories”

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”

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!”