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Lost Stars 

By: Claudia Gray

Lost Stars is part of the Journey to Star Wars the Force Awakens series of books. Set eight years after the fall of the Old Republic, many planets are falling to the Empire and few stand up against their tyranny. Lost Stars is a fantastic journey that leads the reader through the troubling early years of the Empire. It's a love story focusing on two new characters Thane Kyrell and Ciena Ree whose journey as Imperials lead them down separate paths. Can they survive? This is one of the best and most well written new Star Wars cannon and should be on everyone's list to read. 

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By: Claudia Gray

Bloodline is set in the years before the events of The Force Awakens. It's been decades since the Rebellion defeated the Empire. Leia is now a senator and struggles daily to find balance between all the worlds in their fragile galaxy. The galactic senate calls for a senator to become a First Senator, someone who would bring strong leadership over all the galaxy. As the daughter of Darth Vadar, she is weary of one person holding so much power and fears what that might bring. 

Lost Stars is a very well written story that gives the reader a more in depth look at Leia and her life with Han Solo (and yes even Ben too!) before the start of the events during The Force Awakens. 


Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure

By: Cecil Castellucci

Moving Target is part of the Journey to Star Wars the Force Awakens series of books. Set right after the battle of Hoth, the Rebel Alliance is determined to protect Princess Leia, the last survivor of the House of Organa. Hunted by the Empire, she moves from planet to planet and as the Empire moves in closer she is prepared to make a sacrifice that will help the fire of the Rebellion continue to burn. 

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By: James Luceno

Tarkin is a story about the man himself and is set before the movie A New Hope. It gives Star Wars fans a glimpse into the life of the Grand Moff and his relationship with Darth Vader. 


Leia: Princess of Alderaan

By: Claudia Gray

Leia: Princess of Alderaan is a journey back in time to 16 year old Leia and her coming of age story. She is in the middle of trials to prove that she is worthy to be called heir to the throne of Alderann. The story is set before the events of A New Hope and gives the reader a glance at Leia's life before she became a Rebel. 


Smuggler's Run: A Han Solo & Chewbacca Adventure

Smuggler's Run is part of the Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens series of books. it's set between A New Hope and Empire Strikes Back and follows Han and Chewie on an adventure to save someone very important to the Rebellion. This is a fun middle grade adventure story that the whole family will enjoy.  

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Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel

The title says it all. This story is about Erso family and is set before the events in the movie Rogue One. Jyn is a young girl when her family is rescued from Separatists by Orson Krennic, an old friend and member of Chancellor Palpatine's top secret Death Star project. Galen Erso, forever in Krennic's debt, is offered an opportunity he can't refuse; to continue his scientific studies with every resource at his fingertips. Krennic uses his one time friend as a way to make the Death Star a reality and it's up to Jyn and her family to save themselves and the galaxy. 

This is a great book to read before seeing Rogue One. But don't worry, it's still an amazing story if you've already seen the movie!

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The Weapon of a Jedi: A Luke Skywalker Adventure

The Weapon of a Jedi is part of the Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens series of books. It's set between A New Hope and Empire Strikes back. The story follows Luke Skywalker as he tries to find himself as a Jedi while also helping the Rebel Alliance. This is a fun middle grade adventure that the whole family will enjoy.  



By: E.K. Johnston 

Ahsoka comes to life once again thanks to the amazing writing of E.K. Johnston. In it we learn what happened to Ahsoka after she left the Jedi order and before she came back as a rebel operative. It's also her journey to understand the galaxy now that Order 66 has been issued and carried out. We find her as a lone wolf jumping from system to system, trying not to reveal her true nature or her true name. As it turns out, Ahsoka may have turned her back on the Jedi Order, but what is necessary on the inside to be a Jedi is still within her; No matter how much she denies being one. 


A Crash of Fate

By: Zoraida Cordova

A Crash of Fate takes the reader to that mysterious planet Batuu through the story of Izzy and Jules, two friends who are separated as children; Izzy living her life among the stars and Jules becoming a farmer on Batuu. After the death of Izzy's parents, she returns to Batuu and reconnects with Jules. It's a love story featured around the Black Spire Outpost and will give the reader a better understanding of that part of the galaxy. 

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Resistance Reborn

By: Rebecca Roanhorse

Resistance Reborn is a prequel to Rise of Skywalker. Written right after The Last Jedi, it shows our heroes Finn, Rey, Poe, Chewbacca, Rose, and Leia desperately asking the galaxy for help, and finding silence instead. It gives the reader an understanding of how far the Resistance will go to find help from new and old allies. 

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Black Spire 

By: Delilah S. Dawson

Black Spire shares a little deeper look into Batuu and the Black Spire Outpost during the time of the Resistance. Leia Organa has dispatched many of her agents to find help, sanctuary, and firepower in the galaxy and Vi Moradi, one of her best agents, may have done just that. Batuu is a world at the very edge of the known galaxy and although the First Order has a presence here too, Vi Moradi hopes to find others like herself, and spark the fire of Resistance. 



By: Timothy Zahn

Timothy Zahn once again brings his character Thrawn to life in a new trilogy that explains the origins of Thrawn's story. The first book, Thrawn, is a great introduction on how the Empire found him. I loved this book. It really dove into the heart of Thrawn as a character and gave us a better sense of who he is and how he operates. Don't forget to check out the original Thrawn trilogy Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn. It's amazing!


Thrawn Treason

By: Timothy Zahn

The last book in the Thrawn trilogy sees him striving to rise within the Empire's ranks. Working under the guidance of the Emperor, Thrawn grows as the Empire's most effective instrument. This story gives us a glimpse of Director Krennic and a peek at the very secretive Death Star project. And we see the return of Thrawn's protege Eli Vanto. It also gives the reader an idea of how Thrawn struggles to balance his duty to the Empire with his duty to his home-world and the Chiss. 

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Thrawn Alliances

By: Timothy Zahn

Thrawn's journey continues in Thrawn Alliances. This book brings Vadar and Thrawn together on an adventure to the world Batuu (sound familiar?) a place they once met before when Anakin was still a Jedi. The interaction between Vadar and Thrawn is everything a Star Wars fan could ask for. 

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Master and Apprentice 

By: Claudia Gray

A much needed look into the relationship between Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wann Kenobi is written about in the new book Master and Apprentice. The two find themselves facing an unexpected offer that threatens the bond that they share. It takes them on an adventure to a new planet that tests them as Jedi and as friends. 

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Star Wars: Queen's Shadow

By: E.K Johnston

Another great Star Wars book! Give Star Wars Queen's Shadow a try, it's a great story focused on Padme and set between The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones.


Daring Adventures: Volume 1

By: Emma Carlson Berne

There are so many strong and awesome female characters in the Star Wars universe (bring back Mara Jade!) and their stories should be told. This book is obviously intended for kids, but I think it gives a nice backstory to some of the characters we know and love.


Star Wars The Last Jedi Novelization 

By: Jason Fry

The novelization of The Last Jedi by Jason Fry was like watching the movie again, except you get little bonuses regarding thoughts from the characters and added scenes. I really enjoyed it!



By: Delilah S. Dawson

This book was written as part of the Journey to Star Wars The Last Jedi. This was the most brutal and deadliest with more graphic detail than I've ever read in a Star Wars book. That's not a bad thing though. In fact, it really opens up an understanding of the character that is Phasma. It makes total sense that her life would not have been easy before she joined the First Order. 

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