• Book Review

    Leia, Princess of Alderaan

    A young adult novel, written by New York Times Best-selling author Claudia Gray, about sixteen-year-old Princess Leia, set before A New Hope. Sixteen-year-old Princess Leia Organa faces the most challenging task of her life so far: proving herself in the areas of body, mind, and heart to be formally named heir to the throne of Alderaan. She’s taking rigorous survival courses, practicing politics, and spearheading relief missions to worlds under Imperial control. But Leia has worries beyond her claim to the crown. Her parents, Breha and Bail, aren’t acting like themselves lately; they are distant and preoccupied, seemingly more concerned with throwing dinner parties for their allies in the Senate…

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    Darth Vader #1-25 (Comic) Review

    The original Dark Lord of the Sith stars in his first ongoing series! Ever since Darth Vader’s first on-screen appearance, he has become one of pop-culture’s most popular villains. Now, follow Vader straight from the ending of A NEW HOPE (and the pages of the new STAR WARS comic book) into his own solo adventures — showing the Empire’s war with the Rebel Alliance from the other side! But when a Dark Lord needs help, who can he turn to? As Vader pursues a very personal vengeance against the Rebels and investigates the Emperor’s secret machinations, he clashes with weapons scavenger Aphra and deadly Battle Droids, and returns to Geonosis…

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    The Last Jedi Trailer, Poster & Tribute to Carrie Fisher

    Star Wars Celebration is underway in full force, and it has not disappointed! A brand new teaser trailer for The Last Jedi dropped today, the poster for the movie was revealed, and a tribute to Carrie Fisher was also released at the celebration. December 15th cannot come soon enough! The Last Jedi Trailer: Tribute to Carrie Fisher:

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    #ECCC2017

    This weekend marked the annual Emerald City Comicon and my first time attending a Comic-Con. Needless to say, I loved it! Here are a few of my favorite things from Emerald City Comicon 2017: Favorite Panel: “Rebel Scum: Finding Hope in Resistance” At Rebel Scum¸ a diverse all-female panel discussed hope and rebellion from Rogue One and how to participate in making the galaxy a better place in today’s current political climate. Every woman on the panel was smart, talented, and amazing! The panel was uplifting, full of great insights, and truly inspiring. You can find all of the panelists on twitter by searching #RebelScumECCC Favorite Fan Group: “The 501st…

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    The Last Jedi

    For all of the other Star Wars fans out there, some big news dropped yesterday: the title of the next Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi! But what does this mean?! Who is the last Jedi? The obvious answer seems to be Rey, but let us discuss a bit. We all know that Luke Skywalker was the last known and living Jedi Knight at the end of Return of the Jedi once his dad, Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker, died. But 30 years later, The Force Awakens told us that Luke had attempted to revive the Jedi Order with a new generation of Jedi, all of whom were apparently killed by Kylo…

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    Catalyst by James Luceno

    Author: James Luceno James Luceno is the New York Times bestselling author of the Star Wars novels Darth Plagueis, Millennium Falcon, Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader, Cloak of Deception, and Labyrinth of Evil, as well as the New Jedi Order novels Agents of Chaos I: Hero’s Trial and Agents of Chaos II: Jedi Eclipse, The Unifying Force, and the eBook “Darth Maul: Saboteur.” He lives with his wife in Annapolis, Maryland. Genre: Science Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Movie Adaptation, Space Opera Read… on the bus in Seattle while… traveling to and from work. Title: Catalyst (Star Wars): A Rogue One Novel Publisher: Del Rey Publication Date: November…

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    Rogue One

    Director: Gareth Edwards Writers: Chris Weitz (screenplay), Tony Gilroy (screenplay), 3 more credits » Stars: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk | See full cast and crew » Release Date: December 16, 2016 Summary (from IMDB): The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. Trailers: Review: 5 out of 5 Dogwoods For the original generation of “Star Wars” fans who weren’t sure what to make of episodes one, two, and three, “Rogue One” is the prequel they’ve always wanted.” Peter Debruge, Variety I loved Rogue One. Loved it. For my rankings of my favorite Star Wars films,…

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    Star Wars: Aftermath Life Debt by Chuck Wendig

     Author: Chuck Wendig Chuck Wendig is a novelist, a screenwriter, and a freelance penmonkey. He has contributed over two million words to the roleplaying game industry, and was the developer of the popular Hunter: The Vigil game line (White Wolf Game Studios / CCP). He’s written too much. He should probably stop. Give him a wide berth, as he might be drunk and untrustworthy. He currently lives in the wilds of Pennsyltucky with a wonderful wife and two very stupid dogs. He is represented by Stacia Decker of the Donald Maass Literary Agency. You can find him at his website, terribleminds.com Genre: Science-Fiction, Science-Fiction & Fantasy, Star Wars Canon, Journey…