StarWars.com is back with our third Last Shot excerpt – this one featuring a pre-Solo Lando Calrissian and L3-37.
StarWars.com has the first excerpt from Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn: Alliances, in which Thrawn and Darth Vader meet with the Emperor. It gives us some idea of the book’s time frame, and a mention of a new planet you may recognize.
Thrawn: Alliances will be out July 24 in hardcover and eBook.
Excited for Last Shot, the Solo tie-in by Daniel José Older? The official site has the novel’s first excerpt – featuring Han and baby Ben – and an interview with Older.
Last Shot will be out on April 17.
The Last Jedi script originally called for 160 sets, which is “a ridiculous amount of sets,” production designer Rick Heinrichs told The Hollywood Reporter. The production ended up having 125 sets at Pinewood. He also reveals that George Lucas visited the set… And on that note, he’s seen the movie as well, calling it “beautifully made.” In London, Rian Johnson said: “To have a chat with him and to have him be so kind and gracious felt really good.”
StarWars.com has the first excerpt of Cobalt Squadron, a middle-grade novel that features The Last Jedi’s Rose and Paige Tico. The book by Elizabeth Wein (Code Name Verity) will be out Friday.
This week’s Star Wars Show takes us back to the World Premiere with a behind-the-scenes look at creating the livestream.
StarWars.com brings us our first excerpt of Delilah Dawson’s novel Phasma, featuring Phasma herself and another figure who will be familiar to Aftermath readers.
Del Rey’s first entry into the Journey to The Last Jedi publishing program is out next Friday, Septe,ber 1, alongside Claudia Gray’s Leia: Princess of Alderaan from Disney-Lucasfilm Press.
First excerpt from Battlefront II: Inferno Squad. The Christie Golden novel, a tie-in to the upcoming game, will be out in hardcover and eBook on July 25, or in a special deluxe edition available only at San Diego Comic-Con July 20-23.
A second excerpt from Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn appeared today, this time in the U.K.’s Express. It’s from the opening chapter, and features a key recanonization – the character’s full name, Mitth’raw’nuruodo.
The first excerpt featured Thrawn meeting Palpatine.
Thrawn is out April 11 from Del Rey in the U.S. and Century in the U.K.
USA Today has an excerpt of Chapter 2 from Timothy Zahn’s first canon novel, Thrawn, out in April. It features Thrawn’s first meeting with Palpatine.
StarWars.com has our second excerpt from Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath: Empire’s End, featuring Han and a very pregnant Leia. (The first was our check-in with Lando.)
Empire’s End will be out next Tuesday (February 21) in hardcover and eBook.
io9 has our first excerpt from Chuck Wendig’s upcoming Aftermath: Empire’s End, the last book in the trilogy. It features Lando Calrissian and sheds some light on what he’s been up to since Endor.
The book will be out in hardcover and eBook on February 21.