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Frequent visitors to the site will know that we don't do Star Wars news. We are, however, enthusiasts for Star Wars books generally and John Jackson Miller's books specifically and thought that readers would be interested in his recent short interview with Unbound Worlds. The full interview can be accessed here.
One of my favorite Star Wars books is the beautiful Star Wars: Galactic Atlas (or Galactic Map in the US). It was the type of book I loved as an 11 year old, it remains the type of book I cherish as an adult. I’d first heard about the book when it was trailed at... Continue Reading →
In the run up to The Last Jedi, Dorling Kindersley (DK) are helping Star Wars fans navigate all the newest changes to the saga with some further essential publications. Obviously the books are tailored for all fans, but as a Star Wars blogger, I do find that these DK books are among the most valuable... Continue Reading →
It always augurs well for a Star Wars book when it can reveal a slightly different perspective to well trodden scenes. In that regard Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View does what its title purports to do, leaves you seeing familiar scenes from a certain point of view: 40 new points of view... Continue Reading →
Let’s start where all fan articles should, with a reference to the hardy perennials of our bookshelves, in this case The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary. Buried within the detail of that work is a reference on the Kylo Ren’s lightsaber on page 27. Here in what has all the hallmarks of an obvious reference point... Continue Reading →
Hera Syndulla. To date, we have had the good fortune to see Hera represented in Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars Forces of Destiny, the Star Wars novels and (briefly) the Star Wars comics. We even hear her name mentioned in Rogue One. Plus her father featured in The Clone Wars and Rebels (and a literary... Continue Reading →
Very little is known about the captivating Lor San Tekka, even this close to The Last Jedi. What fans do know in "canon" terms can currently be recounted on one page of The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary, a page within the Revised Star Wars Character Encyclopedia, a few references in issues of (the fun) Marvel... Continue Reading →
“Promise me you will train the boy…” “When anger rises think of the consequences”, Confucious “Let’s overturn these tables. Disconnect these cables. This place don’t make sense to me no more.”, Bob Dylan, Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power) “My chosen one, whom my soul has approved. I have put my spirit in him. Justice to the... Continue Reading →
It’s that time of year again and in the run up to Christmas Egmont books will be releasing some beautiful new Star Wars publications. The first book is Where’s the Wookiee 2, the second in the series. Yes, Chewbacca is back and on the loose across the galaxy, and this time he’s brought some Wookiee friends.... Continue Reading →