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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:

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?

Out Today! Star Wars: Heir to the Jedi Novel

Posted by Chuck | March 03, 2015 at 12:54 PM ET |

Star Wars: Heir to the Jedi is out today! Have you picked up your copy yet? Check it out on Amazon.com for a look inside.

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.

Rancho Obi-Wan Launches First Book for Celebration Anaheim Exhibit

Posted by Paul | February 17, 2015 at 12:58 PM ET |

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....)

The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures, 1977-1985

Posted by Chuck | December 09, 2014 at 08:04 PM ET |

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).

Star Wars: Dark Disciple Cover Art Revealed!

Posted by Chuck | December 09, 2014 at 04:40 PM ET |

The cover are for the upcoming The Clone Wars follow-up novel has been revealed at StarWars.com. Click over for the full story and high-resolution reveal!

You May Fire When Ready! Tarkin Lands In Stores Today

Posted by Chuck | November 04, 2014 at 01:29 PM ET |

Star Wars: Tarkin is officially out today!

Star Wars: Tarkin Releases November 4th

Posted by Chuck | October 29, 2014 at 03:05 PM ET |

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.

 

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.

Star Wars Art: Posters Shipping This Week

Posted by Chuck | October 17, 2014 at 12:29 PM ET |

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 Released Today

Posted by Chuck | September 02, 2014 at 08:55 AM ET |

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.

Win a Signed Convention Exclusive Promo Copy of A New Dawn

Posted by Chuck | August 22, 2014 at 10:40 AM ET |

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!


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