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Posted by Chuck | February 05, 2016 at 04:10 PM EST |
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!
Posted by Paul | January 08, 2016 at 09:57 AM EST |
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!
Posted by Chuck | January 04, 2016 at 01:47 PM EST |
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.
Posted by Chuck | December 19, 2015 at 01:45 PM EST |
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.
Posted by Chuck | December 13, 2015 at 07:41 PM EST |
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!
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.
Posted by Chuck | November 13, 2015 at 02:53 PM EST |
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!
Posted by Chuck | November 04, 2015 at 01:10 PM EST |
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.
Posted by Chuck | October 23, 2015 at 01:21 PM EST |
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.
Posted by Chuck | September 14, 2015 at 02:18 PM EST |
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.
Posted by Paul | September 05, 2015 at 10:25 PM EST |
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!
Posted by Chuck | August 31, 2015 at 09:49 AM EST |
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!
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!
Check out the details for the annual Star Wars Reads Day event coming this October...
Posted by Chuck | April 28, 2015 at 10:49 AM EST |
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!
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!
Posted by Chuck | April 13, 2015 at 02:43 PM EST |
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:
Posted by Chuck | March 10, 2015 at 03:11 PM EST |
It looks like Star Wars fans will have plenty to hold them over for the next 9+ months! A slew of brand new canon media—more than 20 new titles—will help fill some gaps leading up to The Force Awakens! With titles like Star Wars: Aftermath and a new Marvel series labeled Star Wars: Journey to the Force Awakens , this should be a fun ride leading up to December! Entertainment Weekly has the full scoop! Will you be reading?
A thrilling new adventure set between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back, and—for the first time ever—written entirely from Luke Skywalker’s first-person point of view.
Posted by Paul | February 17, 2015 at 12:58 PM EST |
Rancho Obi-Wan's 900-square-foot exhibit at Celebration Anaheim April 16-19 will focus on how Star Wars fans through the years have made their own tremendous contributions to that far-away galaxy, and in commemoration the nonprofit museum will make available a limited print-run book, Inspired by the Force: Star Wars Fan Artifacts & Art. (more....)
Posted by Chuck | December 09, 2014 at 08:04 PM EST |
With all of our recent Vintage updates going on, it would be very remiss of us not to remind our readers of the upcoming release of The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures, 1977-1985! This arrives December 17th and you can check it out right here (including a sample look inside the book).
Posted by Chuck | November 04, 2014 at 01:29 PM EST |
Star Wars: Tarkin is officially out today!
Just a reminder, Star Wars: Tarkin goes on sale November 4th! Make sure you pre-order your copy of the second official canon novel! Click here for more information, including an excerpt from the upcoming novel.
Posted by Paul | October 27, 2014 at 07:52 PM EST |
One awesome aspect of running a Star Wars fan site is helping direct your audience to some great published reference books, especially ones that you have been part of making. JTA reader JediRebel71 not only now owns The Ultimate Action Figure Collection by Steve Sansweet, he also has the same pajama bottoms as yours truly too! That bookplate is on the way Tom! (If for some reason you still aren't aware, JTA participated in the making of this book. We highly suggest that you check it out!) Click through for more.
The latest Star Wars Art book Posters is shipping this week (I'm still waiting for my copy to arrive)! If you haven't familiarized yourself with this series yet, be sure to click through to see the details from the other books from this great set!
Star Wars: A New Dawn is out today. Pick up your copy if you have not already ordered it! This is the first release under the official Canon banner.
Posted by Chuck | August 22, 2014 at 10:40 AM EST |
The first Star Wars novel created in collaboration with the Lucasfilm Story Group, Star Wars: A New Dawn is set during the legendary "Dark Times" between Episodes III and IV and tells the story of how two of the lead characters from the animated series Star Wars Rebels first came to cross paths. A New Dawn will be available wherever books are sold on 9/2/2014. Enter here for your chance to win one of 20 copies signed by author John Jackson Miller and cover artist Doug Wheatley! You can pre-order Star Wars: A New Dawn right here!
Posters, the fifth book in the Star Wars Art series releases on October 14. Click through to get all caught up on this great series in case you missed any previous releases!
Posted by Chuck | July 15, 2014 at 01:19 PM EST |
Flying in under the Legends Banner, this collection will be available this fall as Marvel (re)picks up the reigns of Star Wars comics. Click through for details!
Posted by Chuck | May 15, 2014 at 12:30 PM EST |
Another new McQuarrie-based book is being released, this time a children's book. Star Wars: The Adventure of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight is illustrated using the artwork from Ralph McQuarrie to tell the story. You can read the full article here, and find it on Amazon.com here. This is due for release October 7, 2014. Thanks to JTA reader Michael for the heads up!
Posted by Chuck | May 14, 2014 at 03:15 PM EST |
After much thought on how to incorporate the new Canon Universe into our Novel Timeline Guide, we decided to put the new novels in the same timeline to make things easier for everyone to find. Instead of separating the timelines we have kept them together and labeled each book accordingly (Legends or Canon). This way, readers can choose to follow the overall timeline for any books they want to keep in their own personal timeline. Stop by and check out the latest Canon additions to the timeline!
Posted by Chuck | May 08, 2014 at 04:14 PM EST |
Star Wars Storyboards: The Original Trilogy is set to release on May 13th. The latest release from J.W. Rinzler showcases the complete storyboards from the making of the Original Trilogy. Rinzler also brought us the awesome The Making Of series of Original Trilogy books (highly recommended!).
Posted by Chuck | April 30, 2014 at 12:02 PM EST |
The first re-released books under the Legends banner are now available for pre-order. These will be available this Fall. Click below to check out the current details on both of these classics on Amazon.com. Sadly, no hardback versions.
With the recent announcement that the new novels that will be canon in the Star Wars Universe, and the official news that the old Expanded Universe is no longer valid in the Star Wars Universe, some type of separation now exists in the Star Wars timeline as we know it. Essentially, everything outside of the new canon is wiped from the timeline for a fresh start, unless some of the novels of the past are canonized. So, with that we now have two distinctly different Star Wars Universes to cope with: The Expanded Universe and the Canon Universe. Or, the EU and the CU. The covers for the first four novels in this new Canon Universe have been revealed.
Following today's announcement of Lucasfilm's new unified storytelling approach, Disney Publishing Worldwide is proud to announce their first step into that larger world, beginning with Del Rey Books. Click through for more.
Posted by Chuck | April 20, 2014 at 06:27 PM EST |
Coming this November: The Ultimate Guide To Vintage Star Wars Action Figures. Make sure to check this out, as it might be a great resource to add to your reference collection!
We post the news and then the store reports come flooding in! JTA reader Paul H. The Lesser confirms finding Star Wars: Frames for a song. Click through to read his report!