Upcoming. Del Rey has revealed the back cover of and posted Honor Among Thieves another mini-excerpt for . Maul: Lockdown
The blogside. For the detail oriented, StarWars.com has Imperial warlords from Abel G. Peña and Daniel Wallace and Xim the Despot by Jason Fry with Paul Urquhart. From the fan side, Eleven-ThirtyEight has Alexander Gaultier looking at the lost books of the EU and Ben Crofts defends implausible victories, or, welcome to the wonderful world of Space Opera.
Interview. Roqoo Depot talks to artist Chris Trevas about the Death Star Owner’s Technical Manual.
On the Tumblr. Mirax Terrik art from Tony Foti for the RPG.
If you’ve been waiting for Timothy Zahn’s to hit in paperback, head to the bookstore Scoundrels today. For the comic fans, there’s on Legacy #9 Wednesday.
Novel-wise, that’s a wrap for 2013. Our next one,
by Joe Schreiber, was recently Darth Maul: Lockdown pushed back a week to January 28. And there’s more Han coming in March with James S. A. Corey’s , which Empire and Rebellion: Honor Among Thieves Jason Fry says is “one of the best EU books I’ve read in a very long time.” ( via)
Del Rey has revealed the cover for the second Empire and Rebellion book, James S. A. Corey’s Honor Among Thieves. It’s due out in hardcover March 4.
This is the book’s second cover –
here’s the first one (and the blurb!)
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Razor’s Edge. Fangirl has some exclusive art of the book’s cast, plus an interview with artist Magali Villeneuve. (Follow the link to see the whole thing!) Author Martha Wells chats with This Blog is Full of Words, Geek with Curves and Jedi News. (I’ll have more Razor’s Edge links later in the new release post.)
The blogside. At the official blog, editor Jennifer Heddle talks about the process behind , while Bryan Young discusses Kenobi the cinematic influences behind some of the books. Meanwhile, on my personal blog, I wrote a guide to the Expanded Universe for casual fans.
Street date shuffle. Can we still call it ‘street’ date for an eBook? The enhanced eBooks for Making of Return of the Jedi, The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars have been pushed back to October 22, Star Wars Books has announced. The hardcover Making of Return of the Jedi will still be out on October 1.
Interviews. Suvudu had the transcript of John Jackson Miller’s Facebook chat, plus Shelly Shapiro and Brian Wood. Eleven-ThirtyEight chats with Jason Fry, Star Wars Union with Alan Dean Foster, and Target Audience magazine has Timothy Zahn.
Reviews. James was impressed with . Dark Times: A Spark Remains #3
Lots of Leia. Lots of goodies are coming up on the Razor’s Edge blog tour. There are Martha Wells interviews at Fiction State of Mind and TFN and, with excerpt, on the Her Universe Facebook. Plus another excerpt from Star Wars Books and on Suvudu, an interview with White Hot Room’s Bria about her Razor’s Edge Leia costume.
Upcoming. Has the new Essential Characters been pushed back to 2016? It looks like it, from what Knights’ Archive has discovered. Making room for Episode VII characters? They also spotted the first , which are coming in August 2014 from Disney Press. Rebels tie-ins
Kenobi. John Jackson Miller got some pixels at upon the occasion of Publisher’s Weekly Kenobi being a bestseller; He’ll be chatting with Star Wars Books next Wednesday. In the meantime, there’s a new interview at Knights Archive.
Review. James thinks has good revelations for Vader and Leia, but only meh on Han’s part. Star Wars #9