Tag: Heir to the Jedi

Del Rey Panel, TFA Novelization, Sampler Thoughts (SWCA 2015)

The Del Rey Panel

Del Rey, the wonderful folks who have been making Star Wars adult fiction novels for quite a number of years now, held a panel talking about the present and future of their works, including tidbits on the “Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens” initiative and the surprise TFA novelization author. They also handed out a Sampler to attendees with excerpts from a few current and upcoming works and my thoughts on that content and the panel are below. Continue reading “Del Rey Panel, TFA Novelization, Sampler Thoughts (SWCA 2015)”

Canon Novel Review: Star Wars: Heir to the Jedi

Heir to the Jedi

Putting an entire book in Luke’s first-person point of view sounded risky, but I was more than willing to give it a chance. The excerpt in the 2014 Del Rey Sampler however gave me pause about the concept and execution and I approached Heir to the Jedi with trepidation. And I was happy I did, because while Kevin Hearne’s first Star Wars novel paints a great picture of pre-Empire Strikes Back Luke, it stumbles on mostly everything else. Continue reading “Canon Novel Review: Star Wars: Heir to the Jedi”

Del Rey’s Star Wars 2014 Sampler Thoughts

Sampler

Del Rey released a 2014 Star Wars Sampler digitally, and it includes excerpts from the first 4 upcoming canon novels, A New DawnTarkinHeir to the Jedi, and Lords of the Sith. Check out my thoughts on the excerpts below. Continue reading “Del Rey’s Star Wars 2014 Sampler Thoughts”