Suvudu Interviews Troy Denning

March 20, 2012 at 11:40 am | Posted in Interview, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Suvudu has posted an interview with Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse author Troy Denning which you can check out here.

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New Blurb for Timothy Zahn’s Han Solo Novel

March 20, 2012 at 9:13 am | Posted in Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Random House’s Fall 2012 catalog has some new info on Timothy Zahn’s upcoming Han Solo novel including a new blurb.

Ocean’s Eleven meets Star Wars in this classic adventure set just after Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. From #1 New York Times bestselling author Timothy Zahn.

The Death Star has just been destroyed and Han Solo still needs the money to pay off the bounty on his head. Now the opportunity to make that money and then some has walked into his life in the form of the perfect heist. With nine like-minded scoundrels, he and Chewbacca just might be able to pull it off and live to tell the tale!

According to the “Key Selling Points” the novel will include a wrap around cover featuring the scoundrels. The key points also mention Lando. You can check out the details here. Our thanks go out to Knights Archive for spotting the news.

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Sneak Peak at ‘Armored’

March 20, 2012 at 7:38 am | Posted in Books, Sci-Fi | Leave a comment
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Over on io9 they have an excerpt from an upcoming anthology from Baen Books. Armored is a short story collection that focuses on various types of body armor; be it futuristic power armor or old fashion iron plating powered by a steam boiler. The anthology will include stories from Star Wars authors John Jackson Miller, Michael A. Stackpole, and Sean Williams. Giving readers a good idea of what to expect, io9 has posted one of the short stories from the book. Click here to read “Jungle Walkers” by David Klecha & Tobias S. Buckell.

Armored will be on March 27th. You can pre-order it on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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Our Interview with Leland Chee

March 20, 2012 at 6:55 am | Posted in Interview, Star Wars Books, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment
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Now that everyone is recovering from the Apocalypse, we figured it would be a good time to catch up with the Leland Chee. Lately the Expanded Universe has been churning out some new continuity and who better to address the issues that the Keeper of the Holocron himself? We asked Leland about Paul S. Kemp’s Riptide, James Luceno’s Darth Plagueis, and Troy Denning’s Apocalypse, as well as what Leland’s day-to-day duties consist of. Click here to check out the full interview.

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