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April 29, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, IDW, Movies, News, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • You can get a three chapter preview of Star Wars: Bloodlines by Claudia Gray via Instafreebie. It’s officially endorsed by Del Rey, but they do want you to sign up for something called Playcrafting, so expect spam.
  • Speaking of Bloodlines, upcoming Star Wars director Rian Johnson had some input on the novel. Jen Heddle talk about that and the other important reasons why you should check out Bloodlines over on StarWars.com.
  • Timothy Zahn‘s next book now has a cover and title – StarCraft: Evolution. Release date is September 15 for the 208 page hardcover.

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New ‘Star Wars Character Encyclopedia’ Giveaway!

April 28, 2016 at 12:10 am | Posted in Books, Contest, DK, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | 9 Comments

DK Book has given us a copy of the Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded to giveaway! This new version of the book includes a bunch of characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens including updated profiles for the legacy characters that were in the movie. To enter our contest to win a free copy, just leave a comment on this post letting us know who your favorite bad guy is. We will pick a random winner at the end of the day on Friday. Just be sure to enter your email when you leave your comment so we can contact you.

To be eligible for the contest, you must reside in the U.S. and have a mailing address that isn’t a P.O. Box (it’s a large book so it won’t fit).

Good luck!

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Book Review: ‘Tales From A Galaxy Far, Far Away’ by Landry Q. Walker

April 26, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Disney, Lucasfilm, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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For fans of the old Tales of books, this one is a must read. Tales From A Galaxy Far, Far Away captures the charm of the minor characters in the Star Wars galaxy, but this time using the characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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April 22, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Marvel, Movies, News, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Trailer | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • StarWars.com talks with Pablo Hidalgo about his new book Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded.
  • In addition to the Rogue One tie-in story Catalyst, there will also be a novelization. No author yet but release date is January 3, 2017 (272 pages, $28.99, hardcover).

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Book Review: ‘The Edge of Worlds’ by Martha Wells

April 19, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Fantasy, Nightshade Publishing, Reviews | Leave a comment
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The Edge of Worlds by Martha Wells is the fourth book in the Books of the Raksura series, not counting the two short story collections, and it kicks off a new adventure for the Indigo Cloud court. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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April 15, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Collecting, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Toys | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Brecker & Meyer is doing a special four book Star Wars set of The Jedi Path, Book of Sith, The Bounty Hunter Code and Imperial Handbook. No word yet on a release date, but definitely a nice way to get them all if you haven’t picked them up yet.
  • As we countdown to the next Star Wars novel, Bloodline, Star Wars Insider will be prepping readers with a short tie-in story called “Scorched.” Written by Delilah S. Dawson, “Scorched” will be appearing in Star Wars Insider #165 (due out on April 27). It stars Greer Sonnel, “a rising star preparing to take part in The Gauntlet, a challenging and dangerous starfighter race. Greer Sonnel is a key character – and close ally of Senator Leia Organa – who will be featured in Claudia Gray’s upcoming STAR WARS: BLOODLINE. SCORCHED takes place before the events of the novel and provides insight into Greer’s background and character.” The short story will also include artwork by Joe Corroney.
  • Entertainment Weekly has an excerpt from Chuck Wendig‘s next Star Wars novel Aftermath: Life Debt.
  • Plus Del Rey now has even more ways to win a free copy of Bloodline or a free Bloodline poster.
  • RebelScum is reporting that Star Wars actor Felix Silla has a book out called The World of Felix Silla. It’s an 88 page softcover and available directly from him via his Facebook page.
  • There’s a new Kickstarter out there for a mech anthology novel called MECH: Age of Steel Anthology which includes stories by Kevin J. Anderson and Martha Wells.
  • And edelweiss has updated their book catalogs with a bunch of new Star Wars titles.

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April 1, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Interview, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Paul S. Kemp‘s next novel, A Conversation in Blood, now has a cover!

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New Ahsoka Novel Announced

March 31, 2016 at 4:21 pm | Posted in Books, Disney, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Disney-Lucasfilm Press is on the ball again, this time with a newly announced Ahsoka novel!

Ahsoka Tano, fan favorite character from Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, will be the star of her own young adult novel from Disney Lucasfilm Press this October 11, 2016! Fans have long wondered what happened to Ahsoka after she left the Jedi Order near the end of the Clone Wars, and before she re-appeared as the mysterious Rebel operative Fulcrum in Rebels. Finally, her story will begin to be told. Following her experiences with the Jedi and the devastation of Order 66, Ahsoka is unsure she can be part of a larger whole ever again. But her desire to fight the evils of the Empire and protect those who need it will lead her right to Bail Organa, and the Rebel Alliance….

Revealed by Amy Ratcliffe on Nerdist, the upcoming book will be written by E.K. Johnston and will be out in October. Click here to read the full announcement.

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New Release: ‘Aftermath’ in Paperback

March 29, 2016 at 7:26 pm | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath is out today in paperback.

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March 25, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Conventions, Interview, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Aftermath Trilogy update – Life Debt is currently slated for July 19, 2016 and Empire’s End is slated for January 17, 2017.
  • Martha Wells’ fans can pick up Stories of the Raksura Book II for just a $1.99 for Amazon Kindle.

Convention & Event News

  • Mad Monster Party is March 25 to 27 in Charlotte, NC. Star Wars guests include Jeremy Bulloch.
  • Dutch Comic Con is March 26 to 27th in Utrecht, Netherlands. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake.
  • Greedy Goblin Con is March 27 in Dorchester, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake, Mike Edmonds, Alan Flyng, Paul Markham, David Prowse and Paul Warren.

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