Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide – Review

When The Force Awakens debuted a year ago, it was accompanied by two fantastic publications, The Art of The Force Awakens and The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary.  One offered insight into the production of the film, while the other expanded the knowledge base of characters, objects, and ships, in the movie.  Rogue One thankfully…

Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston – Review

The Clone Wars first arrived as a theatrically released movie, which preceded the show’s television debut by approximately two months.  It returned fans to the era of the prequel trilogy films, then, as now, still a topic which provokes emotional responses among fans (good and bad) and began the process of carving out a significant chunk…

Star Wars Aftermath: Life Debt by Chuck Wendig – Review

Just over a year ago, Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath hit the shelves of bookstores to overwhelming sales and the wailing of a distinct minority of fans who claimed Wendig had somehow ruined their beloved franchise.  Their complaints encompassed everything from the use of present tense to the presence of gay characters, and thankfully, now with the…

Star Wars: Bloodline by Claudia Gray – Review

Two things happened within the period of a few years regarding the Star Wars universe in recent history.  First, Disney purchased Lucasfilm and shortly thereafter, it was declared that the old Expanded Universe was no longer canon.  Second, The Force Awakens was released in December, 2015.  The effect of both these events on the Star…

Dark Disciple by Christie Golden – Review

When the The Clone Wars debuted, it introduced two female characters to offset the male dominated focus one would expect from a side of villainy that was exclusively male and a protagonist heroic side which was almost exclusively male.  One was the now beloved Ahsoka Tano, an apprentice and padawan to Anakin Skywalker, and the other…