Book Review: Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith by Matthew Stover

The final novel adaptation of the prequel films in the Star Wars universe really hits a homerun when it comes to filling in the gaps that the movie left us with. It’s the longest of the three, probably due to the fact that there was so much needed to make the events of this filmContinue reading “Book Review: Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith by Matthew Stover”

Book Review: Star Wars Attack of the Clones by R.A. Salvatore

The novelization of the second film in the Star Trek prequel series continues to add depth to the story on the screen. It fills in many gaps in the story and actually helped change my appreciation for this film. In the same setting as the film Attack of the Clones, it picks up many yearsContinue reading “Book Review: Star Wars Attack of the Clones by R.A. Salvatore”

Book Review – Star Wars: Kenobi by John Jackson Miller

Star Wars fans: If you’ve ever wondered what Obi-Wan Kenobi did in the years between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, here’s some of the answer. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, this book is not for you. From the moment Obi-Wan arrives on the planet, he is challenged toContinue reading “Book Review – Star Wars: Kenobi by John Jackson Miller”

Star Wars: The Courtship of Princess Leia by Dale Wolverton

Star Wars fans were ecstatic when a trilogy of books penned by author Timothy Zahn were issued back in 1992. The books did not exactly pick up where we last left our heroes, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, etc. Instead, enough time had elapsed that Han and Leia were now married and expecting twins.Continue reading “Star Wars: The Courtship of Princess Leia by Dale Wolverton”

Audio Book Review: William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope

When I read my friend Alex’s review of the book William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, Verily A New Hope, I was immediately intrigued. I had never heard of it before and it sounded very interesting, In subsequent discussion, knowing my reading habits, I mused that I would probably be better off with the audio book version.Continue reading “Audio Book Review: William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope”

Book Review – Star Wars: The Last Command by Timothy Zahn – A Terrific Conclusion to the Trilogy

When George Lucas decided he needed to build fan fervor for his new trilogy, he tapped Hugo award winning author Timothy Zahn to write a new Star Wars trilogy as a sequel to the original three movies. The Last Command is the final novel in Timothy Zahn’s trilogy which sparked the many new novels outContinue reading “Book Review – Star Wars: The Last Command by Timothy Zahn – A Terrific Conclusion to the Trilogy”

Book Review: Star Wars: The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks

There’s a saying that the books are better than the movie. That’s usually true when the book came first. It’s not always true when the movie came first. In the case of The Phantom Menace, though, author Terry Brooks manages to fill in some of the gaps and create a story with more depth thanContinue reading “Book Review: Star Wars: The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks”

Star Wars: Dark Force Rising by Timothy Zahn

Once George Lucas began setting the stage for a second Star Wars trilogy, set prior to the original movies, he also authorized a series of books to continue the saga of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and all the others we met during those movies. The first of these novels was Timothy Zahn’s HeirContinue reading “Star Wars: Dark Force Rising by Timothy Zahn”

Star Wars: Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn

A long, long time ago, Star Wars fans were left hanging about the further adventures of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, and others following the events in the film Return of the Jedi. Finally, in 1991, eight years after the release of that last film, George Lucas authorized a series of three novels byContinue reading “Star Wars: Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn”

Star Wars: The Truce at Bakura by Kathy Tyers

When George Lucas first looked into producing Star Wars movies again, he commissioned a series of three novels to help him build up fan interest and determine how well a new series would be received. That series of novels was so successful that more novels were authorized by Lucas. The Truce at Bakura takes placeContinue reading “Star Wars: The Truce at Bakura by Kathy Tyers”