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Upcoming Novels For 2017

Posted by Chuck | April 27, 2017 at 05:02 PM ET |

Check out what books are coming for the second half of 2017 in this roundup report. You can check out the Amazon listings for each book by clicking the cover images below. We've also added some additional titles below not covered in the roundup.



Star Wars: Thrawn Novel To Feature Three Different Editions

Posted by Chuck | March 03, 2017 at 05:01 PM ET |

The upcoming Star Wars: Thrawn novel will have three different editions available. Along with the standard release (pre-order here), you can also pick up the Barnes & Noble edition ($28.99), which comes with an exclusive cover and pull-out poster. You can pre-order that edition right here. There will also be an Celebration Orlando exclusive edition that will only be available at Celebration Orlando next month. There is no pre-order for this edition, so you will need to go to the show to get it. Get all the details on each edition right here.

Star Wars Novel 'Inferno Squad' Announced

Posted by Chuck | February 17, 2017 at 05:00 PM ET |

Del Rey just announed Inferno Squad, due out July 25. Get all the details on this book featuring an elite Imperial squad and their mission following the events of Rogue One after the jump!

Rogue One is officially out! Now that you've seen it and are ready to add even more visual and audio stimulation, we've rounded up many of the major media releases. Make sure to check them out, just in time for Christmas!

We have another book review brought to you by JTA content contributor Ian Gebhard. Click through for his analysis and summary of Battlefront: Twilight Company.

Book Review: Dark Disciple - Books and Novels (Canon)

Posted by Chuck | December 06, 2016 at 05:52 PM ET |

We have our next novel review ready to go! JTA content contributor Ian Gebhard checks in with his full review and summary of Christie Golden's Dark Disciple. Click through for the full review!

The Princess Diarist - A Great Read!

Posted by Andrew | December 01, 2016 at 12:14 PM ET |

As many of you know, Carrie Fisher released her newest book called “The Princess Diarist”, which reveals a rather personal account of the making of A New Hope from her unique perspective. I’m about halfway through the book, and it’s very good. Sure, the love affair with Ford is interesting, but her current perspective on showbiz vs her naiveté back in the 70’s is often quite revealing and hilarious. It’s a wonderful read, and gives a different perspective on the making of Star Wars. Amazon has the book at nearly half-off, so get it for yourself or that special feisty princess in your life.

Out Today: Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel

Posted by Chuck | November 15, 2016 at 12:23 PM ET |

Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel is officially on sale today! You can now grab this at your local bookstore or get it online!

Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel Out Tuesday!

Posted by Chuck | November 10, 2016 at 12:21 PM ET |

Get ready for Rogue One! The prequel novel for the upcoming Rogue One comes out Tuesday! Have you ordered yours yet? Click here for the preorder page for Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel and get it ordered for an on-time delivery.

Star Wars Ahsoka Novel Out Today

Posted by Chuck | October 11, 2016 at 06:46 PM ET |

Itching to find out what happened to Ahsoka after she walked away from the Jedi Order? Star Wars Ahsoka is out today. Click here to order!

Book Review: Lords of the Sith - Books and Novels (Canon)

Posted by Chuck | September 17, 2016 at 05:42 PM ET |

JTA reviewer Ian Gebhard comes through with his next canon novel review: Lords of the Sith. Click through for a breakdown of the 4th novel released under the new Star Wars canon.

Book Review: Heir to the Jedi - Books and Novels (Canon)

Posted by Chuck | August 17, 2016 at 01:32 PM ET |

Resident JTA novel reviewer Ian Gebhard is back, continuing with his detailed reviews and summaries of the new Canon novels. Next up is Heir to the Empire, a story from the point of view of Luke Skywalker. Click through for the full review, and leave your own comments and thoughts on this book in our comments section of the review! Spoilers apply!


Star Wars Reads Day 2016

Posted by Chuck | August 13, 2016 at 12:25 PM ET |

Fans can celebrate the joys of reading with Star Wars-themed events throughout the month of October. Click through for information on this years Star Wars Reads...

Star Wars Comic Titles Delayed

Posted by Paul | August 05, 2016 at 07:53 PM ET |

Newsarama has posted a story revealing that multiple Star Wars comic titles have been delayed.... for months. Check out the article for full details!

Del Rey Introduces Interactive Timeline

Posted by Chuck | August 02, 2016 at 11:45 AM ET |

Del Rey just revealed their new interactive timeline for the canon universe of Star Wars. Click here to have a look! Ours might not be interactive, but make sure to bookmark our timelines too for a full rundown of both the canon and legends books.

Kylo Ren [Unmasked] - The Black Series Exclusive

In case you didn't hear yet, a new Grand Admiral Thrawn book is coming in 2017 and Timothy Zahn is involved! And they thought they could kill the "Legends" stories. This is exciting news indeed!

Out Today - Star Wars Aftermath: Life Debt

Posted by Chuck | July 12, 2016 at 05:39 PM ET |

The second book in the Aftermath trilogy is now available. Click here to pick up Aftermath: Life Debt.

Star Wars Bloodline Poster Give-Away

Posted by Chuck | April 21, 2016 at 09:28 AM ET |

Del Rey Books is giving away 6 copies each week through May 3rd of their new double-sided promotional poster to celebrate the upcoming release of Star Wars Bloodline. Click through for all of the details on how you can enter.

Ahsoka Tano Novel Announced

Posted by Chuck | March 31, 2016 at 12:12 PM ET |

Nerdist.com is reporting that a new novel based around Ahsoka has been announced and due to be released on October 11, 2016. Click through for the full story! Thanks Matt from Jedi News for the heads-up!

Official Announcement: Star Wars: The Saga Museum Update

Posted by Paul | March 21, 2016 at 05:55 PM ET |

Todd DeMartino, author of Star Wars: The Saga Museum would like to announce the additions of Paul Harrison from Pennsylvania and Chuck Paskovics from Kentucky to the book project. You might have heard of them since they are the co-owners of JediTempleArchives.com. (more....)

Rogue One Prequel Novel Announced

Posted by Chuck | March 19, 2016 at 08:44 AM ET |

Del Rey Books announced via Twitter a new prequel novel for Rogue One. Catalyst: A Rogue One Story comes out this fall! No author has been announced yet.

Big Changes In Our Hardback Novel Collecting Guide!

Posted by Chuck | February 29, 2016 at 12:15 PM ET |

Our Hardback Novel guide was in need of a major overhaul since the release of the Canon novels. With the release of so many post-Return of the Jedi stories in the new canon timeline, it was hard to fit them into the timeline with the post-Return of the Jedi Legends stories. We have now broken our guide up into three sections, hopefully making it easier (and clearer) to follow for those interested in keeping track for their collections. Stop by and have a look at the changes!

Can't wait to find out more about the events leading up to The Force Awakens? Read an excerpt from the upcoming Star Wars: Bloodline right now. It's set 6 years before TFA, and is due to hit the shelves on May 3rd. You can also pre-order this on Amazon. Click here to read the excerpt!

Barnes & Noble Exclusive The Force Awakens Novel With Color Insert!

Posted by Paul | January 08, 2016 at 09:57 AM ET |

Barnes & Noble has an exclusive Special Edition version of The Force Awakens novel with a 16 page color insert. Plus, it's on sale for 30% off! Special thanks to JTA reader David J. for the news!

The Force Awakens Hardcover Novelization Out Tomorrow

Posted by Chuck | January 04, 2016 at 01:47 PM ET |

The Force Awakens novelization by Alan Dean Foster hits the shelves tomorrow (January 5). If you've been waiting for this one then hit your local bookstore or pick it up on Amazon! The digital version has been out for a few weeks, but in order to keep this one from slipping out before the movie, the hardcopy was pushed back to a January 5 release date.

Don't Forget About the Many December 18th Media Releases

Posted by Chuck | December 19, 2015 at 01:45 PM ET |

Now that The Force Awakens as officially arrived, don't forget about the media blitz that has landed since December 18th. In case you didn't pre-order these, or if you are still wanting any of these in time for Christmas, be sure to stop by and pick up some NOW ON SALE The Force Awakens goodies! These are just a few of the many releases from December 18th. Keep in mind that while the ebook for the novelization is out now, the hardcopy does not come out until January 5th.

Book Review: Tarkin - Books and Novels (Canon)

Posted by Chuck | December 13, 2015 at 07:41 PM ET |

Check out our latest novel review, Tarkin. JTA content contributor Ian Gebhard gives us his full review, including character summaries, chapter summaries, and more. There's plenty to discuss from this novel, so stop by and check it out! Warning: Spoilers apply if you have not yet read Tarkin!

Star Wars Aftermath: Life Debt Cover Revealed

Posted by Chuck | December 05, 2015 at 03:26 PM ET |

Check out the cover for the next Star Wars Aftermath novel: Life Debt. Due to be released May 31, 2016, you can pre-order this on Amazon right now.

Book Review: A New Dawn - Books and Novels (Canon)

Posted by Chuck | November 13, 2015 at 02:53 PM ET |

We've added another section to our new sister review database featuring novels from the canon timeline. JTA content contributor Ian Gebhard joins the team and is going to be reviewing these novels for us, along with providing a detailed story summary and more! Make sure you can check out Star Wars: A New Dawn, the first addition to this section. You can also join the discussion about this book at the end of the review. Warning, this is a full, spoiler-filled summary, review, and discussion!

Star Wars Battlefront: Twilight Company Novel Now Available

Posted by Chuck | November 04, 2015 at 01:10 PM ET |

The latest novel in the canon universe is available. If you haven't yet picked up Star Wars Battlefront: Twilight Company, Amazon has the hardcover version for $17.11.

The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary Cover Revealed

Posted by Chuck | October 23, 2015 at 01:21 PM ET |

The upcoming The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary now has a cover. Gone is the generic TFA cover that has adorned most publications when they announced. This officially hits stands December 18th. Click here for the full listing.

Pre-order The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Posted by Chuck | September 14, 2015 at 02:18 PM ET |

It wouldn't be a Star Wars movie without an Art of book! Amazon.com has The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens available for pre-order, with a December 18th release date. Although no cover art yet, you can also pre-order Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary and Star Wars: The Force Awakens Incredible Cross Sections. Both of these are also due out in hardcover December 18th.

Comic To Explain C-3PO's Red Arm In The Force Awakens

Posted by Paul | September 05, 2015 at 10:25 PM ET |

IGN is reporting that a new comic will explain C-3PO's red arm in The Force Awakens. This has been a hot topic of discussion and it looks like our questions will be answered!

Don't Forget! Star Wars: Aftermath Arrives This Friday Too!

Posted by Chuck | August 31, 2015 at 09:49 AM ET |

With the onslaught of toys arriving this week, don't forget that Star Wars: Aftermath also comes out on Force Friday! You can still pre-order this from Amazon for a September 4th arrival. There will be plenty of shopping to do on Friday, so let this one be delivered to your door!

Get A Sneak Peek At Star Wars: Aftermath Today

Posted by Chuck | July 16, 2015 at 01:23 PM ET |

Star Wars: Aftermath debuts September 4th to kick off a bridge trilogy leading up to the theatrical release of The Force Awakens. Entertainment Weekly has a sneak peak at the opening chapters today, givings us a glimpse at the direction the story will take. I want to read it all.... NOW! You can pre-order this on Amazon.com!

Star Wars Reads Day Returns This October

Posted by Chuck | May 31, 2015 at 09:34 AM ET |

Check out the details for the annual Star Wars Reads Day event coming this October...

Also out today is Ultimate Star Wars, our first look at a canon-based reference guide of the Star Wars Universe. I had a chance to pick up a copy of this at the Del Rey party in Anaheim during Celebration and it's a nice guide to have in your collection!

New Release: Star Wars Lords of the Sith

Posted by Chuck | April 28, 2015 at 08:29 AM ET |

When the Emperor and his notorious apprentice, Darth Vader, find themselves stranded in the middle of insurgent action on an inhospitable planet, they must rely on each other, the Force, and their own ruthlessness to prevail. Lords of the Sith on sale today!

Del Ray Releases Book Signing Schedule For Celebration Anaheim

Posted by Chuck | April 13, 2015 at 02:43 PM ET |

Pack your books and bring them to Celebration! It looks like Del Rey has a nice line-up of authors to sign your collection! Get the full list of times and locations after the jump!

Star Wars: Aftermath Cover Revealed

Posted by Chuck | March 17, 2015 at 10:02 PM ET |

Starwars.com has revealed the cover for Star Wars: Aftermath, the first novel from the Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Click through for the full report! You can also find this now listed on Amazon.com, along with several other titles not yet announced:

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