Tuesday will bring Karen Miller’s Clone Wars Gambit: Stealth to bookstores, the first of a duology that will wrap up The Clone Wars novel tie-ins. If the prequel era isn’t your bag, there’s always Matthew Stover’s Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor arriving in paperback.
Rebel Force: The official site gives us our first look at book five of Scholastic’s latest series, Trapped. (Is anyone reading these? I keep forgetting they exist.) It’s due out in January.
Tor’s Irene Gallo gets Dave Seeley to share his process for ‘Rogue Leader,’ the painting that became the cover for Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor.
Here in the midwest it feels like we’re buried under a good chunk of Hoth, so a nice warm internet chat after dark seems like a good option… At least as long as you’ve finished Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Minor. As many a former Star Lady may recall, IRC is a decidedly old-school format, but there are modern options, like a browser-based web client (Firefox recommended) you don’t even need to install. Join us at 8pm Eastern, 5pm Pacific.
And while Mindor is on your mind, go ahead and rate it.
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A good number of you probably don’t need me to tell you that Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor will be in stores tomorrow, but so it is. Also, the paperback of the Legacy of the Force finale, Denning’s Invincible.
Interviews: Matthew Stover talks to SWBooks about Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor, while John Jackson Miller discusses the Knights of the Old Republic comics at IGN. And finally, Drew Karpyshyn at Lightsabre.
- Buy stuff: Some Star Wars books are 3-for-4 at Amazon.com. It’s all older paperbacks (no Mindor, though it is 34% off) but a good chance to catch up.
- Awards: Sean Williams and Karen Miller are up for Aurealis Awards.
- Contests: Ben Harper and Chronicle Books pick the most obsessed Star Wars fans; Suvudu is giving away a copy of Millennium Falcon with the custom dedication page.
- Previews:Knights of the Old Republic #36, Knights of the Old Republic #37.
Matthew Stover and That Upcoming Luke Novel. There are only 21 days to Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor, and Bookspot Central has a lengthy interview with Stover.
There’s plenty about his infuences, the Caine books, and of course, Star Wars, starting about halfway. (via)