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Review: The Princess and the Scoundrel by Beth Revis

The Princess and the Scoundrel by Beth Revis takes place right after Return of the Jedi, finding Leia and Han on Endor on the eve of their wedding. At the suggestion of Mon Mothma and the encouragement of Han, Leia decides to pry herself away from her work to go on a honeymoon aboard a… Continue reading Review: The Princess and the Scoundrel by Beth Revis

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Review: Brotherhood by Mike Chen

Star Wars: Brotherhood by Mike Chen follows newly promoted Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi after the events of Episode II: Attack of the Clones. The entire plot springs from a line of dialogue at the beginning of Episode III: Revenge of the Sith when Anakin says he saved Obi-Wan's life for the tenth time, to… Continue reading Review: Brotherhood by Mike Chen

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Review: Queen’s Hope by E.K. Johnston

After the heavy subject matter of the last book I read, I thought it time for something light! Queen's Hope by E. K. Johnston is the third book of her Padme trilogy, with the final installment taking place from the end of Episode II: Attack of the Clones and at the very start of the… Continue reading Review: Queen’s Hope by E.K. Johnston

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Review: Light of the Jedi by Charles Soule

Light of the Jedi marks the first phase of the new High Republic multi-platform Star Wars storytelling experience. In an effort to bring Outer Rim worlds into the fold of the Republic, a Jedi-led Republic outpost called the Starlight Beacon has been created with the mantra, "We are all the Republic." Colonists from the Republic… Continue reading Review: Light of the Jedi by Charles Soule

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Review: Queen’s Peril by E. K. Johnston

Queen's Peril by E. K. Johnston is the follow-up to the acclaimed Queen's Shadow, although a prequel. Queen's Peril starts when Padme (Naberrie) Amidala is elected Queen of Naboo and finishes with the end of Episode I: The Phantom Menace. While QP was a quick, entertaining read (Padme, the handmaidens, and Naboo are my happy… Continue reading Review: Queen’s Peril by E. K. Johnston

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Review: Queen’s Shadow by E.K. Johnston

As some of you may (or may not) know, I sometimes pepper my Historical Fiction reviews with Sci-Fi or Fantasy. This is one of those times. I did not want Queen's Shadow to end! Focused on Padme Amidala between the events of Episode I and II (beginning roughly five years after EPI,) Johnston explores the… Continue reading Review: Queen’s Shadow by E.K. Johnston

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Review: Phasma by Delilah S. Dawson

As we well know, Captain Phasma was grossly underused in The Force Awakens. We were teased with marketing hype for this amazing-looking character, and what we got was a glorified extra who was implausibly bested by a rookie trooper with a blaster. Phasma by Delilah S. Dawson rights what TFA got wrong, or rather, what it didn't… Continue reading Review: Phasma by Delilah S. Dawson

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Review: Battlefront II: Inferno Squad by Christie Golden

  Inferno Squad by Christie Golden is the prequel to the highly anticipated Battlefront II game, and follows the conception of the elite Imperial Inferno Squadron and its first undercover mission. What's interesting about main character Iden Versio and Inferno Squad as a whole is the idea of humanizing the Empire. Through Iden, we come… Continue reading Review: Battlefront II: Inferno Squad by Christie Golden

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Review: Rebel Rising by Beth Revis

Rebel Rising by Beth Revis follows Jyn Erso's life and struggle from age 8 to age 26 when she officially joins the Rebel Alliance (i.e. the events shown in Rogue One.) 18 years is a lot of ground to cover, but Revis does so in an engaging way that effectively shows Jyn's character arc and how… Continue reading Review: Rebel Rising by Beth Revis

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Review: The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

If you follow me on social media, you probably know that other than History, I'm very into everything Star Wars. And if you didn't know that - well now you do. I received Carrie Fisher's The Princess Diarist as a Christmas gift and I was eager to dive into it for any interesting tidbits of Carrie's… Continue reading Review: The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher