Books: Cannon Novels

Star Wars novels add a level of depth and richness to the Saga and continue to add back-story lost in the films.

 

Upcoming Releases

TITLE TIME PERIOD AUTHOR RELEASE DATE
Star Wars Shadow Fall – An Alphabet Squadron Novel Original Alexander Freed June 23, 2020
Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising Prequel Timothy Zahn October 6, 2020
Light of the Jedi High Republic Charles Soule January 5, 2021
Into the Dark High Republic Claudia Gray October 13, 2020

Available Novels

TITLE PERIOD REVIEW RELEASE
Queen’s Peril
E.K. Johnston
Sequel   June 2, 2020
Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker
Rae Carson
Sequel March 17, 2020
Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker Junior Novel
Michael Kogge
Sequel April 21, 2020
Force Collector
Kevin Shinick
Sequel   November 19, 2019
Resistance Reborn
Rebecca Roanhorse
Sequel   November 12, 2019
Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: Spark of the Resistance
Justina Ireland
Sequel   October 4, 2019
Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire
Delilah S. Dawson
Sequel   August 27, 2019
A Crash of Fate
Zoraida Córdova
Sequel Good August 6, 2019
Thrawn Treason
Timothy Zahn
Original   July 23, 2019
Alphabet Squadron
Alexander Fried
Original Good [F]  June 11, 2019
Star Wars Dooku: Jedi Lost
Cavan Scott
Prequel Good [F]  April 30, 2019
Master and Apprentice
Claudia Gray
Prequel Eventually…  April 16, 2019
Star Wars: Queen’s Shadow
EK Johnston
 Prequel Good [M]  March 5, 2019
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Mur Lafferty
 12-9 BBY    September 4, 2018
Thrawn: Alliances
Timothy Zahn
 3BBY,20BBY Great [S]  July 24, 2018
Star Wars: Most Wanted
Rae Carson
 ? BBY    May 25, 2018
Star Wars: Last Shot
Daniel Jose Older
 6 ABY… Good  April 17, 2018
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Jason Fry
 30 ABY Great  March 6, 2018
Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Cobalt Squadron
Elizabeth Wein
 30 ABY    Dec. 15, 2017
Canto Bight
Ahmed, Carson, Grant, Miller
 30 ABY Good  Dec. 5, 2017
The Legends of Luke Skywalker
Ken Liu
     Oct. 31, 2017
Phasma
Delilah Dawson
 29 ABY Good [M] Sep 1, 2017
Leia: Princess of Alderaan how-to-draw-the-rebel-alliance-starbird-from-star-wars-starbird-symbol-step-7_1_000000138381_5[1]
Claudia Grey
 3 BBY Best [S] Sep 1, 2017
Battlefront II: Inferno Squad
Christie Golden
 0 ABY  Good [M] July 25, 2017
Star Wars: Rebel Rising
Beth Revis
 15 BBY  Good [S] May 2, 2017
Star Wars: Guardians of the Whills
Greg Rucka
    May 2, 2017
Thrawn
Timothy Zahn
 10 BBY Good [S] April 11, 2017
Aftermath: Empire’s End how-to-draw-the-rebel-alliance-starbird-from-star-wars-starbird-symbol-step-7_1_000000138381_5[1]
Chuck Wendig
 5 ABY Best [S] Feb 21, 2017
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Alexander Freed
 0 BBY Good [M] Dec 16, 2016
Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel
James Luceno
~23 BBY Great [F] [S] Nov 15, 2016
Ahsoka
EK Johnston
17 BBY Good [M] Oct 11, 2016
Bloodline
Claudia Gray
~29 ABY Best [M] May 3, 2016
Aftermath: Life Debt
Chuck Wendig
 4.5 ABY Great [M] July 12, 2016
Star Wars: Before the Awakening
Lucasfilm Press
 ~34 ABY Good [F] Dec 18, 2015
Battlefront: Twilight Company
Alexander Freed
    Nov 3, 2015
Aftermath
Chuck Wendig
 4 ABY Not good [M] Sep 4, 2015
Star Wars: Lost Stars how-to-draw-the-rebel-alliance-starbird-from-star-wars-starbird-symbol-step-7_1_000000138381_5[1]
Claudia Gray
  Best [F] Sep 4, 2015
Smuggler’s Run
Greg Rucka
 0.5 ABY Good [F] Sep 4, 2015
The Weapon of a Jedi
Jason Fry
    Sep 4, 2015
Moving Target
Cecil Castellucci, Jason Fry
    Sep 4, 2015
Dark Disciple
Christie Golden
 18 BBY Good [M] Jul 7, 2015
Lords of the Sith
Paul Kemp
  Great [M] Apr 28, 2015
Heir to the Jedi
Kevin Hearne
    Mar 3, 2015
Tarkin
James Luceno
  Good [F] Nov 4, 2014
A New Dawn
John Jackson Miller
  Good [F] Sep 2, 2014

Abbreviations: ABY – After Battle of Yavin (Episode 4); Episode VI (Return of the Jedi is ~ 4 years ABY)

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Review Scores: Best(5)   -> Great(4) -> Good(3) -> Not good(2) -> Don’t read(1).  

Review Content: [F] spoiler free [M] mild spoilers;  [S] spoilers;