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October 6, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Book News

  • DK Books is running a contest for a bunch of free Star Wars books. Just enter here before October 15th.
  • StarWars.com has an interview with Del Rey Editor Elizabeth Schaefer who talks about From A Certain Point of View.
  • There’s a cover now for Tastes Like Chicken the latest in Kevin J. Anderson’s zombie PI series which is on track for a November release. If you haven’t checked out the series, they’re fun books.

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September 29, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, IDW, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • USA Today has an audio excerpt of John Ham reading Paul Dini’s short story from From A Certain Point of View.
  • StarWars.com has an interview with author Claudia Gray covering her book Leia: Princess of Alderaan.
  • Edelweiss has two new interesting Star Wars book entries. On is for an untitled Jason Fry hardcover that’s 96 pages long and will be out March 27, 2018. It’s listed as a “replica journal” and “juvenile fiction” so this might be similar to the Rey journal that was done for The Force Awakens.

Follow the next adventure in the Star Wars saga in this first person narrative. This book for tweens will feature a first-person account from one of the main characters of the second installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Format includes foldouts.

There’s also a book called Star Wars: Poe Dameron: Registro de Vuelo by Michael Kogge that is specifically for Spanish speaking fans.

Star Wars: Poe Dameron: Registro de Vuelo
Michael Kogge
March 6, 2018, Hardcover, $11.99, Juvenile Fiction, Ages 6 to 8, Grades 1 to 3
96 pages, Series: Replica Journal, Full color, 8.3 in H | 5.8 in W | 0.6 in T

Filled with dossiers, pilot profiles, and now translated for Spanish-speaking fans, here are Poe Dameron’s files, collected into one flight log.
Translated for Spanish-speaking Star Wars fans! Learn what the best pilot in the galaxy’s life was like before joining the Resistance; get complete details of his mission to Jakku; and read the harrowing account of Black Squadron’s daring attack on Starkiller Base!

  • Sequart is putting a book called A More Civilized Age: Exploring the Star Wars Expanded Universe. Edited by Rich Handley and Joseph F. Berenato, this book will contain essays that talk about the Star Wars Expanded Universe, aka Legends. It also includes a foreword by Timothy Zahn and an essay by Rider Windham.

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September 22, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, 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

  • Del Rey has released the rest of the From A Certain Point of View “social cards.” You can check them out here.
  • The Verge has an interview with author Martha Wells covering her new novella series The Murderbot Diaries which includes the cover for the second novella Artificial Condition. On top of that, TOR.com has a look at the cover for the third novella in the series, Rogue Protocol.
  • Christie Golden has written a short story tied into an upcoming VR videogame called ARKTIKA.1. You can read an excerpt here which includes pre-order links for the short story.

Convention & Event News

  • Salt Lake Comic Con is September 21 to 23 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn. Tim will be at Booth 519. You can check out his schedule here.
  • Cincinnati Comic Expo is September 22 to 24 in Cincinnati, OH. Star Wars guests include Caroline Blakiston, Joe Corroney, Julian Glover, Jason Isaacs, and John Ratzenberger.
  • New York Comic Con is October 5 to 8 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include Katie Cook, Jim Cummings, Kieron Gillen, Mark Hamill, Felicity Jones, John Jackson Miller, Skottie Young and more.

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September 8, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, IDW, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

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September 1, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

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August 18, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, trailers | 1 Comment
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Book News

  • Fantasy Flight Games will be reprinting the classic West End Games Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game and The Star Wars Sourcebook as a 30th anniversary edition set.
  • Blurb is up for the upcoming Phasma novel.
  • StarWars.com has an interview with Dan Wallace covering his book Star Wars: On the Front Lines.

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August 11, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment

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

Convention & Event News

  • Boston Comic Con is August 11 to 13 in Boston, MA. Star Wars guests include Joe Corroney, Jim Cummings, Anthony Daniels, Tony Harris, Phil Noto, Adam Hughes, Joe Quinones, Drew Struzan, and Alan Tudyk.
  • Colorado Springs Comic Con is August 25 to 27 in Colorado Springs, CO. Star Wars Guests include Paul Springer, Joonas Suotamo, Spencer Wilding, Billy Dee Williams, Simon J. Williamson and Timothy Zahn.
  • New York Comic Con is October 5 to 8 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include Katie Cook, Jim Cummings, Kieron Gillen, Mark Hamill, Felicity Jones, Skottie Young and more.

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August 4, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Fantasy, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Lost Stars by Claudia Gray is now out in paperback.
  • Urban Enemies came out this week and features short stories by several authors including Kevin Hearne.
  • Also out this week is The Dark Tower: The Art of the Film by Daniel Wallace.
  • A Conversation in Blood by Paul S. Kemp came out in mass market paperback this week.
  • John Jackson Miller will be contributing a story for the upcoming fantasy anthology Kingdoms Fall which will be out next year from Cohesion Press. The anthology will also include stories by Kevin J. Anderson and David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton).

Comic News

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July 21, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, SDCC, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Entertainment Weekly has an article diving deeper into the upcoming books that are part of the Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Plus they reveal a new book called Star Wars: Canto Bight which will feature four stories by Saladin Ahmed, Rae Carson, Mira Grant and John Jackson Miller. Each story will focus on the creatures from the casino world of Canto Bight and will be out on December 5th.

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July 14, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Del Rey, IDW, Marvel, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Some updates on the upcoming short story collection From a Certain Point of View: we now know some of the characters certain authors will be covering.

Meg Cabot = Aunt Beru
Nnedi Okorafor = the Dianoga
Cavan Scott = Obi-Wan Kenobi

Cavan actually wrote up a blog post for the reveal which includes the name of his short story.

  • If you’re heading to SDCC and plan on picking up the Star Wars Battlefront II: Inferno Squad convention edition, Unbound Worlds has all the details.
  • Zomnibus by Kevin J. Anderson is out and collects the first Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. novel Death Warmed over with all of the short stories from the Working Stiff collection. If you haven’t read any of the books in the series, this would be a great way to jump in. They’re pretty fun. The next book coming out in the series will be entitled Tastes Like Chicken.
  • In other KJA news, Tales of Dune – The Expanded Edition is now out and includes all of the published Dune short stories by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson.
  • The cover for Kevin Hearne‘s Scourged has been revealed.

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