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Star Wars Book Review: Dark Disciple

I knew I put off reading Christie Golden's Dark Disciple for too long, but now that I've actually finished the book, I'm furious with myself for putting it off so long. I'm more furious with Disney for canceling Clone Wars in its prime. If you don't know, Dark Disciple is the continuation of Asajj Ventress' character arc from… Continue reading Star Wars Book Review: Dark Disciple

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Book Review: Master & Apprentice

What is up, nerds. Today on my Star Wars lineup, I am reviewing Claudia Gray’s newest book Master & Apprentice. As a big fan of Leia: Princess of Alderaan, I was excited to tackle this author’s work again and dive into the prequel era. I’ll keep this review free of major spoilers, but if you… Continue reading Book Review: Master & Apprentice

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Book Review: Thanos – Titan Consumed

In today’s book review, we get inside the mind of the Mad Titan in Barry Lyga’s prequel novel leading to The Snap. No doubt Thanos is brutal in his logic, but this book asks us fascinating questions about the nature of love, isolation, sacrifice, and, ultimately, “salvation.” Check out our review on Anchor.

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Book Review: Leia Princess of Alderaan

We all know Leia was the true badass Skywalker twin.  By the time she was nineteen, she was an accomplished Senator with a PhD and a leader of the Rebellion who could command a room of pilots without so much as standing on a soapbox.  However, in her book, Claudia Gray takes a deeper dive… Continue reading Book Review: Leia Princess of Alderaan

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Dad Vader: Jeffrey Brown’s Alternate Star Wars Universe

If you're in the mood for a lighthearted, satirical "what-if" in the Star Wars universe, Jeffrey Brown's comics are just the ticket.  In Darth Vader and Son and Vader's Little Princess, Brown illustrates a hilarious scenario where Darth Vader struggles raise to Luke and Leia while also weaving in enough easter eggs to woo any hardcore… Continue reading Dad Vader: Jeffrey Brown’s Alternate Star Wars Universe

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Jason Reynolds Wrote His Miles Morales Book In 28 Days

When Jason Reynolds' agent called him about writing a book about Miles Morales, the first thing he said was: "Never heard of him."  "He's a Spider-Man in Brooklyn who's black and Puerto Rican," she explained.  He paused.  "Continue..." Throughout his work, Reynolds has written with the intention to teach young boys of color how to… Continue reading Jason Reynolds Wrote His Miles Morales Book In 28 Days

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Ahsoka: A Star Wars Story

For fans of the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, E.K. Johnston’s novel Ahsoka is required reading.  In the TV series, we saw Ahsoka Tano transform from the brash and sassy Padawan, to the experienced young general, to the Jedi who left the Order after a loss of faith.  Johnston continues the Ahsoka character arc we deserved in the… Continue reading Ahsoka: A Star Wars Story