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December 7, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

Del Rey has revealed Timothy Zahn’s next book will be called Thrawn Treason and will be out Summer 2019. It will be available in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats. Pre-orders will go up next week.

“If I were to serve the Empire, you would command my allegiance.”

Such was the promise Grand Admiral Thrawn made to Emperor Palpatine at their first meeting. Since then, Thrawn has been one of the Empire’s most effective instruments, pursuing its enemies to the very edges of the known galaxy. But as keen a weapon as Thrawn has become, the Emperor dreams of something far more destructive.

Now, as Thrawn’s TIE defender program is halted in favor of Director Krennic’s secret Death Star project, he realizes that the balance of power in the Empire is measured by more than just military acumen or tactical efficiency. Even the greatest intellect can hardly compete with the power to annihilate entire planets.

As Thrawn works to secure his place in the Imperial hierarchy, his former protégé Eli Vanto returns with a dire warning about Thrawn’s homeworld. Thrawn’s mastery of strategy must guide him through an impossible choice: duty to the Chiss Ascendancy, or fealty to the Empire he has sworn to serve. Even if the right choice means committing treason.

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November 9, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Celebration, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Television, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

Comic News

  • Cover artist John Tyler Christopher is doing a Leia Organa Yavin Gown action figure cover which will be available for order on November 15th.

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Book Review: ‘Solo’ by Mur Lafferty

October 2, 2018 at 12:02 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Lately we’ve been getting a lot of Star Wars novelizations, and they can be hit and miss. But the Solo novelization by Mur Lafferty is most definitely a hit. She takes the time to fill in the gaps between the scenes and add additional content that makes this book a whole different read on the story. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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September 7, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • StarWars.com has an interview with Star Wars author Dan Wallace covering his new book Smuggler’s Guide.
  • The NYCC panel information is out and Del Rey has posted the rundown for their Star Wars panels.

Greetings Friends! We’re about 1 month away from NEW YORK COMIC CON, and the panel schedule has been posted.

For all our Star Wars Books readers, there are some great panels for you to mark on your schedules:

Fri Oct 5th 4pm-5 – Lucasfilm Publishing Panel: Join a host of Star Wars authors and professionals to talk about the past, present and future of Star Wars publishing (Javits Center Room 1A10)

Sat Oct 6th 11am-12 Fan Game Show: Test your knowledge, competing alongside bestselling authors in catagories covering Star Wars and more, hosted by Marc Thompson (Javits Center Room 1A18)

Of course we’ll also have plenty going on at our booth. Booth events and schedule will be ready soon. In fact, we’re headed to a meeting about it…right now!

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New Release: ‘Solo’ Novelization

September 4, 2018 at 9:12 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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The Solo novelization by Mur Lafferty is out today.

Official Product Page

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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August 31, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Conventions, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Resistance, Television, Toys & Collectibles, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • StarWars.com has an interview with Pablo Hidalgo covering his latest book Star Wars: Scum and Villainy.
  • Star Wars: Adventures in Wildspace are now available in audiobook format.
  • Random House has a book trailer for the Solo novelization teases some of the new content.

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August 24, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Book News

Comic News

  • Star Wars cover artist John Tyler Christopher is offering an exclusive action figure variant cover for Jabba the Hutt which is also a wraparound cover. You can pre-order via his official site.

Convention & Event News

D23 Expo tickets are now on sale. D23 is August 23 to 25 in 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

  • Dragon Con is August 30 to September 3 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • FanX is September 6 to 8 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Paul Reubens, and Brent Spiner.
  • Dallas Fan Days is October 19 to 21st. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.

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August 17, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Pre-orders are up for the B&N exclusive edition of the Solo novelization.
  • StarWars.com has the first excerpt from the Solo novelization.
  • Here’s an interesting bit of Star Wars book news, Abrams has listed a making of story for Solo on Amazon entitled Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story. Release date is April 16, 2019, and the author is Rob Bredow with a foreword by Ron Howard. As mentioned on the latest episode of The Star Wars Show, this one is happening.

Convention & Event News

  • Michigan Comic Con is August 17 to 19 in Detroit, MI. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, Ray Park, Jim Swearingen, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Dragon Con is August 30 to September 3 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • FanX is September 6 to 8 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Paul Reubens, and Brent Spiner.
  • Dallas Fan Days is October 19 to 21st. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.

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August 3, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn: Alliances has hit the #1 spot on the New York Times best sellers list.
  • You might not be able to afford a Drew Struzan original painting, but Galactic Gallery is offering an art catalog of his work for just $10.95.
  • Penguin Random House is celebrating their 5th anniversary with 25% and free shipping. Just use the promo code PRH5RH at PenguinRandomHouse.com.
  • StarWars.com has an interview with E. K. Johnston covering her upcoming book Queen’s Shadow.
  • Need an autographed Timothy Zahn book?

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Book Review: ‘Thrawn Alliances’ by Timothy Zahn

July 29, 2018 at 6:48 pm | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | 1 Comment
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Thrawn: Alliances does something no other Thrawn novel has ever done, it teams up Thrawn with Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader. With two different stories in two different eras, it delivers twice the adventure in one book. And let us not forget that Padmé is in this book, too. Click here for our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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