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Dawn of the Jedi


Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void

Written by Tim Lebbon
Reviewed by Skuldren




Tales of the Jedi and Sith


Lost Tribe of the Sith: The Collected Stories

Written by John Jackson Miller
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Old Republic: Deceived
Written by Paul S. Kemp
Reviewed by Corax




The Old Republic: Revan
Written by Drew Karpyshyn
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Old Republic: Revan
Written by Drew Karpyshyn
Reviewed by Synlah and Skuldren




The Old Republic: Annihilation
Written by Drew Karpyshyn
Reviewed by Skuldren




Jedi Academy
Written by Jeffrey Brown
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Clone Wars


Darth Plagueis
Written by James Luceno
Reviewed by Corax




Darth Plagueis
Written by James Luceno
Reviewed by Synlah and Skuldren




Maul: Lockdown
Written by Joe Schreiber
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Wrath of Darth Maul
Written by Ryder Windham
Reviewed by Skuldren




Secret Missions #1: Breakout Squad
Written by Ryder Windham
Reviewed by Skuldren




'Curse of the Black Hole Pirates' by Ryder Windham (reviewed by Skuldren)Secret Missions #2: Curse of the Black Hole Pirates
Written by Ryder Windham
Reviewed by Skuldren




Dark Times


Kenobi
Written by John Jackson Miller
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Last Jedi
Written by Michael Reaves and Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
Reviewed by Skuldren






Shadow Games
Written by Michael Reaves and Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
Reviewed by Synlah and Skuldren




The Galactic Civil War


William Shakespeare’s Star Wars
Written by Ian Doescher
Reviewed by Ryan




Winner Lose All
Written by Timothy Zahn
Reviewed by Skuldren




Scoundrels
Written by Timothy Zahn
Reviewed by Synlah and Skuldren




Choices of One
Written by Timothy Zahn
Reviewed by Skuldren




Empire and Rebellion: Razor’s Edge
Written by Martha Wells
Reviewed by Geralyn




Empire and Rebellion: Honor Among Thieves
Written by James S.A. Corey (aka Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck)
Reviewed by Skuldren




The New Republic


Heir to the Empire 20th Anniversary Edition
Written by Timothy Zahn
Reviewed by Skuldren




Scourge
Written by Jeff Grubb
Reviewed by Synlah and Skuldren




Legacy


Riptide
Written by Paul S. Kemp
Reviewed by Skuldren, Synlah and Corax




Riptide
Written by Paul S. Kemp
Reviewed by Skuldren




Fate of the Jedi: Conviction
Written by Aaron Allston
Reviewed by Synlah and Skuldren




Fate of the Jedi: Ascension
Written by Christie Golden
Reviewed by Synlah and Skuldren




Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse
Written by Troy Denning
Reviewed by Synlah and Skuldren




Fate of the Jedi Series
Written by Aaron Allston, Christie Golden and Troy Denning
Reviewed by Synlah and Skuldren




Mercy Kill
Written by Aaron Allston
Reviewed by Synlah and Skuldren




Crucible

Written by Troy Denning
Reviewed by Skuldren and Geralyn




Guide Books and Non-fiction


Book of Sith: Secrets from the Dark Side
Written by Daniel Wallace
Reviewed by Corax




The Complete Vader
Written by Ryder Windham and Pete Vilmur
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Essential Guide to Warfare
Written by Jason Fry and Paul R. Urquhart
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Essential Reader’s Companion
Written by Pablo Hidalgo
reviewed by Synlah and Skuldren




Fan Phenomena – Star Wars
Edited by Mika Elovaara
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Haynes Death Star Owner’s Technical Manual
Written by Ryder Windham, Chris Trevas and Chris Reiff
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Haynes Millennium Falcon Owner’s Workshop Manual
Written by Ryder Windham
Reviewed by Lane Winree




The Haynes Millennium Falcon Owner’s Workshop Manual
Written by Ryder Windham
Reviewed by Skuldren




 Obsessed with Star Wars
Reviewed by Aurelia Diesel




The Old Republic: Encyclopedia
Reviewed by Skuldren




Star Wars and History
Reviewed by Skuldren




Star Wars Art: Concept
Reviewed by Skuldren


Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Written by J. W. Rinzler
Reviewed by Skuldren





Aaron Allston



Doc Sidhe

Reviewed by Skuldren




Five By Five
Science Fiction Anthology
Reviewed by Skuldren


Five By Five 2: No Surrender
Science Fiction Anthology
Reviewed by Skuldren




Kevin J. Anderson


Terra Incognita: Book 1 – The Edge of the World
Reviewed by Skuldren




Tau Ceti
Reviewed by Skuldren




Death Warmed Over
Reviewed by Skuldren




Unnatural Acts
Reviewed by Skuldren




Road Kill
Reviewed by Skuldren




Hair Raising
Reviewed by Skuldren




Clockwork Angels
Reviewed by Skuldren




Five By Five
Science Fiction Anthology
Reviewed by Skuldren




Five By Five 2: No Surrender
Science Fiction Anthology
Reviewed by Skuldren




Hellhole
Reviewed by Skuldren




Hellhole Awakening
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Dragon Business
Reviewed by Skuldren
Episodes 1 through 4
Episodes 5 through 8




Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff


Mr. Twilight
Reviewed by Skuldren




James S.A. Corey


Leviathan Wakes
Reviewed by Skuldren




Caliban’s War
Reviewed by Skuldren




Abaddon’s Gate
Reviewed by Skuldren




Cibola Burn
Reviewed by Skuldren




A.C. Crispin


Pirates of the Carribbean: The Price of Freedom
Reviewed by Corax




Troy Denning


Pages of Pain
Reviewed by Skuldren




Return of the Archwizards
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Ogre’s Pact
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Giant Among Us
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Titan of Twilight
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Sentinel (book 5 of The Sundering)
Reviewed by Skuldren




Christie Golden


Vampire of the Mists
Reviewed by Skuldren




Instrument of Fate
Reviewed by Skuldren




Lord of the Clans
Reviewed by Skuldren




Fable: Edge of the World
Reviewed by Skuldren




Jeff Grubb


The Last Guardian
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Wyvern’s Spur
Reviewed by Skuldren




Kevin Hearne


Hounded
Reviewed by Skuldren




Hexed
Reviewed by Skuldren




Hammered
Reviewed by Skuldren




Tricked
Reviewed by Skuldren




Two Ravens and One Crow
Reviewed by Skuldren




Trapped
Reviewed by Skuldren




Hunted
Reviewed by Geralyn






Carniepunk
(an anthology that includes a really good Iron Druid Chronicles story by Kevin Hearne)
Reviewed by Skuldren




Drew Karpyshyn


Children of Fire
Reviewed by Skuldren






Mass Effect: Revelation
Reviewed by Skuldren






Mass Effect: Ascension
Reviewed by Skuldren






Mass Effect: Retribution
Reviewed by Skuldren






Paul S. Kemp


Twilight Falling
Reviewed by Skuldren




Dawn of Night
Reviewed by Skuldren




Midnight’s Mask
Reviewed by Skuldren




Shadowbred
Reviewed by Skuldren




Shadowstorm
Reviewed by Skuldren




Shadowrealm
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Godborn (Book Two of The Sundering)
Written by Paul S. Kemp
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Hammer and the Blade
Reviewed by Skuldren




A Discourse in Steel
Reviewed by Skuldren




James Luceno


Hunt for the Mayan Looking-Glass
Reviewed by Skuldren




John Jackson Miller


Armored
Reviewed by Skuldren




Overdraft: The Orion Offensive
Reviewed by Skuldren

Episode 1 – “Greenmail”
Episode 2 – “Golden Handshake”
Episode 3 – “Underwater Holdings”
Episode 4 – “Winner’s Curse”
Episode 5 – “Tip from a Dip”
Episode 6 – “Tender Offer”
Episode 7 – “Strike Price”
Episode 8 – “Poison Pill”
Episode 9 – “Strike Price”

Steve Perry


The Man Who Never Missed
Reviewed by Skuldren






Matadora
Reviewed by Skuldren






The Machiavelli Interface
Reviewed by Skuldren






Michael Reaves


Mr. Twilight
Reviewed by Skuldren






Joe Schreiber


Au Revoir Crazy European Chick
Reviewed by Skuldren




Perry’s Killer Playlist
Reviewed by Skuldren




Game Over, Pete Watson
Reviewed by Skuldren




Michael A. Stackpole


In Hero Years…I’m Dead
Reviewed by Skuldren




At The Queen’s Command
Reviewed by Skuldren




Of Limited Loyalty
Reviewed by Skuldren




Conan
Reviewed by Skuldren




Perfectly Invisible
Reviewed by Skuldren




Armored
Reviewed by Skuldren




Five By Five
Science Fiction Anthology
Reviewed by Skuldren




Mysterious Ways
Reviewed by Skuldren






Vol’jin: Shadows of the Horde
Reviewed by Skuldren






pathfinder-tales-the-crusader-road-by-michael-a-stackpolePathfinder Tales: The Crusader Road
Reviewed by Skuldren






Matthew Stover


Caine’s Law
Reviewed by Skuldren




Martha Wells


The Cloud Roads
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Serpent Sea
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Siren Depths
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Death of the Necromancer
Reviewed by Skuldren




Emilie & the Hollow World
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Element of Fire
Reviewed by Skuldren




Timothy Zahn


A Coming Of Age
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Icarus Hunt
Reviewed by Lane Winree






Blackcollar

Reviewed by Skuldren






Misc


He Drank and Saw the Spider
Written by Alex Bledsoe
Reviewed by Geralyn




The Desert Spear
Written by Peter V. Brett
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Daylight War
Written by Peter V. Brett
Reviewed by Skuldren




Inferno
Written by Dan Brown
Reviewed by Skuldren




A Princess of Mars
Written by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Reaver (Book Four of The Sundering)
Written by Richard Lee Byers
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Troop
Written by Nick Cutter
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Adversary (Book Three of The Sundering)
Written by Erin M. Evans
Reviewed by Skuldren




Pirates of Mars
Written by Chris Gerrib
Reviewed by Auriel Diesel




Doctor Sleep
Written by Stephen King
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Haynes Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owners’ Workshop Manual
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Wise Man’s Fear
Written by Patrick Rothfuss
Reviewed by Skuldren




The Companions (Book One of The Sundering)
Written by R.A. Salvatore
Reviewed by Skuldren





Agent of the Empire: Iron Eclipse

Reviewed by Skuldren

Iron Eclipse #1
Iron Eclipse #2
Iron Eclipse #3
Iron Eclipse #4
Iron Eclipse #5

Agent of the Empire: Hard Targets

Reviewed by Skuldren

Hard Targets #1
Hard Targets #2
Hard Targets #3
Hard Targets #4
Hard Targets #5

Blood Ties: Boba Fett is Dead

Reviewed by Cory

Boba Fett is Dead #1
Boba Fett is Dead #2
Boba Fett is Dead #3
Boba Fett is Dead #4

Crimson Empire III: Empire Lost

Reviewed by Skuldren

Empire Lost #1
Empire Lost #2
Empire Lost #3
Empire Lost #4
Empire Lost #5
Empire Lost #6

Dark Times: Fire Carrier

Reviewed by Skuldren

Fire Carrier #1
Fire Carrier #2
Fire Carrier #3
Fire Carrier #4
Fire Carrier #5

Dark Times: A Spark Remains

Reviewed by Skuldren

A Spark Remains #1
A Spark Remains #2
A Spark Remains #3
A Spark Remains #4
A Spark Remains #5

Darth Maul: Death Sentence

Reviewed by Skuldren

Death Sentence #1
Death Sentence #2
Death Sentence #3
Death Sentence #4

Darth Maul – Son of Dathomir

Reviewed by Skuldren

Son of Dathomir #1
Son of Dathomir #2
Son of Dathomir #3

Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows

Reviewed by Skuldren

Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #1
Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #2
Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #3
Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #4
Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #5

Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison

Reviewed by Geralyn

Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison #1
Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison #2
Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison #3
Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison #4
Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison #5

Darth Vader And the Ninth Assassin

Reviewed by Skuldren

Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #1
Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #2
Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #3
Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #4
Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #5

Dawn of the Jedi: Force Storm

Reviewed by Cory and Chelsea

Dawn of the Jedi #0
Force Storm #1
Force Storm #2
Force Storm #3
Force Storm #4
Force Storm #5

Dawn of the Jedi: Prisoner of Bogan

Reviewed by Cory and Chelsea

Prisoner of Bogan #1
Prisoner of Bogan #2
Prisoner of Bogan #3
Prisoner of Bogan #4
Prisoner of Bogan #5

Dawn of the Jedi: Force War

Reviewed by Cory and Chelsea

Force War #1
Force War #3 (reviewed by Skuldren)
Force War #4 (reviewed by Skuldren)
Force War #5 (reviewed by Skuldren)

Ewoks: Shadows of Endor

Reviewed by Skuldren

Ewoks: Shadows of Endor

Invasion: Refugees

Reviewed by Skuldren

Invasion: Refugees TPB

Invasion: Revelations

Reviewed by Skuldren

Invasion: Revelations #1
Invasion: Revelations #2
Invasion: Revelations #3
Invasion: Revelations #4
Invasion: Revelations #5

Knight Errant: Aflame

Reviewed by Skuldren

Knight Errant: Aflame #1
Knight Errant: Aflame #2
Knight Errant: Aflame #3
Knight Errant: Aflame #4
Knight Errant: Aflame #5

Knight Errant: Deluge

Reviewed by Skuldren

Knight Errant: Deluge #1
Knight Errant: Deluge #2
Knight Errant: Deluge #3
Knight Errant: Deluge #4
Knight Errant: Deluge #5

Knight Errant: Escape

Reviewed by Skuldren

Knight Errant: Escape #1
Knight Errant: Escape #2
Knight Errant: Escape #3
Knight Errant: Escape #4
Knight Errant: Escape #5

Knights of the Old Republic: War

Reviewed by Skuldren

War #1
War #2
War #3
War #4
War #5

Legacy

Reviewed by Skuldren

Legacy – Book 1

Legacy: War

Reviewed by Skuldren

Legacy – War #1
Legacy – War #2
Legacy – War #3
Legacy – War #4
Legacy – War #5
Legacy – War #6

Legacy Volume 2

Reviewed by Geralyn

Legacy Volume 2 #1
Legacy Volume 2 #2
Legacy Volume 2 #3
Legacy Volume 2 #4
Legacy Volume 2 #5
Legacy Volume 2 #6
Legacy Volume 2 #9
Legacy Volume 2 #10
Legacy Volume 2 #11
Legacy Volume 2 #12
Legacy Volume 2 #13
Legacy Volume 2 #14
Legacy Volume 2 #15

Lost Tribe of the Sith: Spiral

Reviewed by Cory and Geralyn

Lost Tribe of the Sith: Spiral #1
Lost Tribe of the Sith: Spiral #2
Lost Tribe of the Sith: Spiral #3
Lost Tribe of the Sith: Spiral #4
Lost Tribe of the Sith: Spiral #5

Purge: The Tyrant’s Fist

Reviewed by Geralyn

Purge: The Tyrant’s Fist #1
Purge: The Tyrant’s Fist #2

Rebel Heist

Reviewed by Skuldren

Rebel Heist #1
Rebel Heist #2

Star Wars: In The Shadow of Yavin

Reviewed by Geralyn and Skuldren

Star Wars #1
Star Wars #2
Star Wars #3
Star Wars #4
Star Wars #5
Star Wars #6

Star Wars: From the Ruins of Alderaan

Reviewed by Skuldren

Star Wars #7
Star Wars #8
Star Wars #9
Star Wars #10
Star Wars #11
Star Wars #12

Star Wars: Five Days of Sith

Reviewed by Skuldren

Star Wars #13
Star Wars #14

Star Wars: Rebel Girl

Reviewed by Skuldren

Star Wars #15
Star Wars #16
Star Wars #17

The Clone Wars

Reviewed by Skuldren

The Sith Hunters

The Star Wars

Reviewed by Skuldren

The Star Wars #0
The Star Wars #1
The Star Wars #2
The Star Wars #3
The Star Wars #4
The Star Wars #5
The Star Wars #6
The Star Wars #7
The Star Wars #8

Free Comic Book Day

Han Solo & Chewbacca in The Art of the Bad Deal, 2012, reviewed by Skuldren

The Assassination of Darth Vader, 2013, reviewed by Skuldren


Aquaman

Reviewed by Skuldren

Aquaman #20

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth

Reviewed by EJ

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #107: Wasteland (Part 1)

Earth 2

Reviewed by Skuldren

Earth 2 #17
Earth 2 #18
Earth 2 #19
Earth 2 #20
Earth 2 Annual #2
Earth 2 #21
Earth 2 #22
Earth 2 #23

Forever Evil

Reviewed by Skuldren

Forever Evil #1
Forever Evil #2
Forever Evil #3
Forever Evil #4
Forever Evil #5
Forever Evil #6
Forever Evil #7

Forever Evil: Arkham War #1
Forever Evil: Arkham War #2
Forever Evil: Arkham War #3

Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion #1
Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion #2
Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion #3
Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion #4
Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion #5
Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion #6

Injustice: Gods Among Us

Reviewed by Skuldren

Injustice: Gods Among Us #1
Injustice: Gods Among Us #2
Injustice: Gods Among Us #3
Injustice: Gods Among Us #4
Injustice: Gods Among Us #5
Injustice: Gods Among Us #6
Injustice: Gods Among Us #7
Injustice: Gods Among Us #8
Injustice: Gods Among Us #9
Injustice: Gods Among Us #10
Injustice: Gods Among Us Annual #1
Injustice: Gods Among Us #11
Injustice: Gods Among Us #12

Injustice Gods Among Us: Year Two #1
Injustice Gods Among Us: Year Two #2
Injustice Gods Among Us: Year Two #3

Jinnrise

Reviewed by Skuldren

Jinnrise #4
Jinnrise #5
Jinnrise #6
Jinnrise #7
Jinnrise #8
Jinnrise #9
Jinnrise #10

Legends

Reviewed by Skuldren

Legends #16 The Brainiac-Sinestro Corps War Part I
Legends #17 The Brainiac-Sinestro Corps War Part II

Monsters & Other Stories

Reviewed by Skuldren

Monsters & Other Stories

Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword

Reviewed by Skuldren

Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword #6

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind

Reviewed by Geralyn

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1

Steam Wars

Reviewed by Skuldren

Steam Wars #3

The Other Dead

Reviewed by Skuldren

The Other Dead #1
The Other Dead #2
The Other Dead #3
The Other Dead #4
The Other Dead #5

The Secret Service

Reviewed by Skuldren

The Secret Service #1

The Simpsons

Reviewed by Skuldren

Simpsons Summer Shindig #7

Transformers

Reviewed by Skuldren

Transformers: Autocracy

Transformers: Monstrosity #1
Transformers: Monstrosity #2
Transformers: Monstrosity #3
Transformers: Monstrosity #4

Free Comic Book Day 2012

Reviewed by Skuldren

Star Wars/Serenity
Jurassic Strike Force 5
Dinosaurs vs. Aliens

Free Comic Book Day 2013

Reviewed by Skuldren

2000 AD SF Anthology
Atomic Robo/Bodie Troll
Endangered Weapon B and the Tentacles of Doom
Infinity
Judge Dredd Classics
Mouse Guard/Rust (includes Labyrinth, Cow Boy and Bolivar)
Star Wars/Captain Midnight
The Steam Engines of Oz


Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
Star Wars: The Old Republic (MMORPG)
Star Wars: The Old Republic Explorer’s Guide
Skyrim


Fright Night
Cowboys & Aliens
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Green Lantern
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Hitcher
Red Tails
The Phantom Menace 3D
Act of Valor
John Carter
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises
Lawless
Dredd
The Wolverine
Star Trek Into Darkness
Man of Steel
Machete Kills


Falling Skies: Episode 1 & 2
Falling Skies: Episode 3
Revolution: Episode 1

The Clone Wars

Season 5 – Episode 1: “Revival”
Season 5 – Episode 2: “A War On Two Fronts”
Season 5 – Episode 3: “Front Runners”
Season 5 – The Young Jedi Arc
Season 5 – D-Squad Arc
Season 5 – Sabotage
Season 5 – The Jedi Who Knew Too Much
Season 5 – To Catch A Jedi
Season 5 – The Wrong Jedi

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