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Book Excerpt: “Thrawn: Alliances” Novel Features Padmé Amidala

Some broken hearts may be mended -- albeit temporarily -- as Star Wars fans read "Thrawn Alliances."

Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy book coming this October

Starwars.com has announced a new book coming this fall that I’m really excited about! New from Amy Ratcliffe (The Nerdist), Star…
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New Book Series “Flight of the Falcon” Arriving This Fall.

StarWars.com has just announced a brand new series of books and comics that will connect all eras of Star Wars centered…

Star Wars Novel “Last Shot” On Sale Today (April 17)

Spoilers for Star Wars: Last Shot are ahead. Let the hype begin… Just weeks before we’ll see the characters on…

Jason Fry Explains His Process for Writing “The Last Jedi” Novelization

Spoilers regarding Star Wars: The Last Jedi novelization and Solo: A Star Wars Story ahead… Vocational responsibilities over the past…
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Breaking Down the Deleted Scenes of The Last Jedi

OMG, it’s full of Star Wars… The news feeds are a-poppin’ this AM, so let’s begin. Spoilers for nearly EVERY…

The Stormtroopers’ Story: Looking Beyond the Armor

Spoilers for any number of Star Wars stories ahead… Friday & Saturday’s Reading Okay, with some juicy links kicking around,…

Star Wars: Padme Amidala Young Adult novel on the way!

Our good friends over at Jedi-Bibliothek have uncovered some pretty awesome information for fans of Padme Amidala. It looks like…

Book Review: Star Wars: The Legends of Luke Skywalker @DisneyHyperion

Book Review: Star Wars: The Legends of Luke Skywalker’ By Ken Liu and Disney Publishing *This review may contain spoilers for…

Around the Galaxy: Star Wars News 10.06.17

I received a lot of DMs on Twitter over the past couple of days, and a few of them came…

Fun details on the evacuation of D’Qar from Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Jedi Bibliothek has found a preview for IncrediBuilds: Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi: A-wing Deluxe Book and Model Set:…

Book Review: Star Wars: Phasma by @DelilahSDawson @DelReyStarWars

Book Review: Star Wars: Phasma By Delilah S. Dawson and Del Rey Books Warning: This book review may contain spoilers…

Book Review: Star Wars ‘LEIA: Princess of Alderaan’ by @claudiagray

‘Star Wars: LEIA: Princess of Alderaan’ By New York Times Best-Selling Author Claudia Gray   Warning: This review may contain…

Battlefront II: Inferno Squad Review

A spoiler-free look at Battlefront II: Inferno Squad. Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a pretty big fan of…

Star Wars Books: Phasma & Leia Novels Debut on Force Friday II

Caution: Light spoilers for upcoming Star Wars books ahead… Delilah S. Dawson and Claudia Gray’s newest Star Wars books hit…

Del Rey Reveals Cover and Author List for Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View

For the last few months, Del Rey has been teasing a special project in honor of the 40th anniversary of…

In Review: Star Wars Battlefront II: Inferno Squad @DelReyStarWars

  Star Wars Battlefront II: Inferno Squad By New York Times Bestselling Author of Star Wars: Dark Disciple Christie Golden…

SDCC – Friday, July 21st Roundup

More Star Wars news from SDCC and beyond Sometimes, MakingStarWars.net covers the news. Sometimes MSW is the news. Steele takes…

Marvel Comics to Release Thrawn Mini Series

A nice surprise on Friday of SDCC 2017: Thrawn Comic Just saw this Thrawn update on Twitter: It’s finally here!…

EW’s Breznican Blogs Star Wars Books

The Journey to The Last Jedi has begun… Anthony Breznican is a pretty busy man today, but between the movie…

ImagiNERDing Star Wars: George Taylor

Talking Disney, Star Wars with ImagiNERDing’s George Taylor As we near “Galaxy’s Edge,” and prepare for the Star Wars-themed lands…

Catching Up With Battlefront II & Inferno Squad

Getting ready to go on stage for #StarWarsBattlefrontII! A Commander’s work is never over. #ad pic.twitter.com/UkH2ThlsmV — janina gavankar (@Janina)…

Rogue One’s Red Seven

From the Royal Navy to the Rebel Alliance… Beyond the main cast, Benjamin Hartley’s face remains one of the most…

Book Review: Star Wars: BB-8 on the Run

Ever since Star Wars: The Force Awakens aired its very first trailer, BB-8 had stolen the hearts of millions…

The Grand Moff Speaks: Collider’s Perri Nemiroff

Star Wars Never Sleeps and Neither Does Nemiroff Much like her namesake, Perri “Grand Moff” Nemiroff has her hands in…

USA Today publishes Inferno Squad excerpt

Note: This article contains spoilers for the book Star Wars Battlefront II: Inferno Squad.   Readers get first look at…

Thrawn Love in the New York Daily News

Zahn on Thrawn’s longevity, future MakingStarWars.net — The most beloved character introduced in the Star Wars Expanded Universe (a.k.a. Star…

Gavankar to Narrate Star Wars Inferno Squad Novel

Gavankar is Versio in the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront II MakingStarWars.net — Our friends at Jedi Bibliothek (@germanjedi on Twitter)…

There’s a Star Wars: The Last Jedi book called Bomber Command coming

Our friend Florian at Jedi-Bibliothek has found a cool hint at a fan favorite ship which may be making its…

In Review: Star Wars: Rebel Rising Young Adult Novel by Beth Revis

*This book review may contain spoilers for those that have not yet read Star Wars: Rebel Rising.* New York Times…

In Review: Guardians of the Whills by Greg Rucka

*This book review may contain spoilers for those that have not yet read Guardians of the Whills by Greg Rucka.* An…

In Review: Star Wars Thrawn by Timothy Zahn

*This book review does contain spoilers for those that have not yet read Star Wars Thrawn by Timothy Zahn.* Excerpt…

Dharma and Star Wars: Matthew Bortolin

MakingStarWars.net — I tend to be a little high-strung (shocking, I know!). But ever since 2005’s publication of Matthew Bortolin’sThe…

Star Wars: Thrawn excerpt from USA Today!

USA Today has shared the first excerpt from Timothy Zahn’s forthcoming Star Wars novel Thrawn. This will be the first canon book exploring…

Aftermath: Empire’s End – Jonathan’s Review

Aftermath: Empire’s End by Chuck Wendig is the latest and final book in the Aftermath trilogy. It picks up right…

Post-Rogue One novel Inferno Squad coming this summer

Starwars.com has some exclusive details about a brand new novel from Dark Disciple author Christie Golden that picks up right at…

Star Wars Aftermath: Empire’s End excerpt features Lando and Lobot

The final book in the Star Wars: Aftermath series hits bookshelves next month, and I09 has the first excerpt from Empire’s…

Star Wars novel Guardians of the Whills to explore Chirrut Imwe and Baze Malbus’ backstory

Yesterday we covered the upcoming novel exploring Jyn Erso’s journey prior to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Today, StarWars.com…

Star Wars: Rebel Rising novel to tell Jyn Erso’s backstory!

A new Star Wars young adult novel was announced today entitled “Rebel Rising.” The book will showcase Jyn’s backstory, specifically…

Sal’s Review: Star Wars Catalyst

Everyone worried about the possible lack of Star Wars crawl in Rogue One can breathe a great big sigh of…

You Seek Knowledge: Early Imperial Occupation Tactics as Revealed in Star Wars: Ahsoka

With the release of new YA novel Star Wars: Ahsoka fans were finally able to get a few answers as…

Interactive Star Wars Timelines

New Website Offers Interactive Chronological Timelines of Star Wars Media Recently launched website, AllTimelines.com provides fans with easy-to-follow timelines of popular…

Sal’s Review: Star Wars Ahsoka Book

One of the most beloved characters in Star Wars lore is Ahsoka Tano, the young padawan of Anakin Skywalker who…

Hear a clip of Ashley Eckstein’s narration from the Star Wars: Ahsoka audiobook!

Our friends at Penguin Random House have sent us a pretty cool clip to share from the new Star Wars: Ahsoka by…

You Seek Knowledge: The Potential Importance of Darth Vader’s Melted Helmet

When Lucasfilm introduced the current canon in April of 2014 they started dropping little story hints across the different medias…

You Seek Knowledge: Mas Amedda, the Second Most Powerful Man in the Empire

Hello MakingStarWars.net readers! My name is Mike DeRose and you are reading the first installment of a new weekly column titled…

Sal’s Review: Star Wars Aftermath: Life Debt

  Since the reorganization of the Star Wars canon, the Aftermath series would technically be our first novel trilogy. Aftermath:…

Life Debt – Jonathan’s Review

Aftermath: Life Debt by Chuck Wendig is the sequel to his first Star Wars novel, Aftermath, which kicked off the…

Star Wars: Thrawn canon novel announced for 2017!

Brace yourself Thrawn fans, this will be a huge day for you. Today during the Star Wars Rebels panel, Timothy…

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story books revealed

Over at Star Wars Celebration Europe, five new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story books where announced. A few months…