There’s a new
Poe Dameron novel added to the Star Wars book publishing schedule, plus a Thrawn delay and the mysterious “Project Luminous” will finally be revealed in the next month …
Thrawn: The Ascendancy Trilogy Book 1: Chaos Rising has been delayed from its original publishing date of May 5 to Oct. 6 — but there’s going to be a cool special edition with a Chiss-blue spine!
Also, to blunt the pain of the
Thrawn delay a bit, know you now that the “Dramatis Personae” page of character names and affiliations, a staple of the expansive old “Expanded Universe” before Disney bought Lucasfilm and rebooted the book canon, is returning — and here’s why, straight from the Del Rey editor’s fingertips:
We also found out this week that we’re getting a young Poe Dameron and Zorii Bliss story, classified as YA fiction but c’mon:
And, whatever “Project Luminous” is — whether it’s an anthology, a series, a celebration of
The Empire Strikes Back’s 40th anniversary as some have speculated, or something else entirely — we should know a lot more come Feb. 24:
Confused yet? (You should see the old “Legends” canon!) Check out our running catalogue of the new, canon
Star Wars book universe, along with a cover art gallery (some not final):
Title Author(s) Release date Amazon order link Support local A NEW DAWN John Jackson Miller Sept. 2, 2014 https://amzn.to/2QR3hnr https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780553391473 TARKIN James Luceno Nov. 4, 2014 https://amzn.to/2Didb9t https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780553392906 HEIR TO THE JEDI Kevin Hearne March 3, 2015 https://amzn.to/2KWSlka https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780345544865 LORDS OF THE SITH Paul S. Kemp April 28, 2015 https://amzn.to/33pL6HW https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780345511454 DARK DISCIPLE Christie Golden July 7, 2015 https://amzn.to/2rsPubZ https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101884959 AFTERMATH Chuck Wendig Sept. 4, 2015 https://amzn.to/37EeVrG https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101885925 LOST STARS Claudia Gray Sept. 4, 2015 https://amzn.to/2QVV6WS https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781484724989 BATTLEFRONT: TWILIGHT COMPANY Alexander Freed Nov. 3, 2015 https://amzn.to/2pQ08ci https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101884768 STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (film novelization) Alan Dean Foster Jan. 15, 2016 https://amzn.to/37GdhGc https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101966990 BLOODLINE Claudia Gray May 3, 2016 https://amzn.to/34oXMjF https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101885260 AFTERMATH: LIFE DEBT Chuck Wendig July 12, 2016 https://amzn.to/2OMCVjV https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101966952 AHSOKA E.K. Johnston Oct. 11, 2016 https://amzn.to/2XNxIfN https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781484782316 CATALYST: A ROGUE ONE STORY James Luceno Nov. 15, 2016 https://amzn.to/2OoupbW https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101967003 ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (film novelization) Alexander Freed December 2016 https://amzn.to/2OnrwYD https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780399178474 AFTERMATH: EMPIRE’S END Chuck Wendig Feb. 21, 2017 https://amzn.to/2DlaZ18 https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101966983 THRAWN Timothy Zahn April 11, 2017 https://amzn.to/2XO0nRX https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101967027 GUARDIANS OF THE WHILLS Greg Rucka May 2, 2017 https://amzn.to/2L0qqjk https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781484780817 REBEL RISING Beth Revis May 2, 2017 https://amzn.to/2Dkpq5w https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781484780831 BATTLEFRONT II: INFERNO SQUAD Christie Golden July 25, 2017 https://amzn.to/2OmuKvE https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781524796822 PHASMA Delilah S. Dawson Sept. 1, 2017 https://amzn.to/2slfqH3 https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781524796334 LEIA: PRINCESS OF ALDERAAN Claudia Gray Sept. 1, 2017 https://amzn.to/34prfKu https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781484780787 FROM A CERTAIN POINT OF VIEW (Anthology) Oct. 3, 2017 https://amzn.to/2OTD8Su https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780345511478 CANTO BIGHT (Anthology) Dec. 5, 2017 https://amzn.to/2DgKUQT https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780525478768 STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (film novelization) Jason Fry March 6, 2018 https://amzn.to/2pSZuuD https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781524797133 LAST SHOT: A HAN AND LANDO NOVEL Daniel Jose Older April 17, 2018 https://amzn.to/2qNN1sI https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780525622147 MOST WANTED Rae Carson May 25, 2018 https://amzn.to/2L2Ba0L https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368016308 THRAWN: ALLIANCES Timothy Zahn July 24, 2018 https://amzn.to/2sm52if https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780525481287 SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY: EXPANDED EDITION (film novelization) Mur Lafferty Sept. 4, 2018 https://amzn.to/2Dj7yIr https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781984819284 QUEEN’S SHADOW E.K. Johnston March 5, 2019 https://amzn.to/2OnM0AF https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368024259 MASTER AND APPRENTICE Claudia Gray April 16, 2019 https://amzn.to/2KXsVmS https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780525619376 ALPHABET SQUADRON Alexander Freed June 11, 2019 https://amzn.to/2R51X0v https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781984821980 THRAWN: TREASON Timothy Zahn July 23, 2019 https://amzn.to/33oFhdY https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781984820983 STAR WARS MYTHS & FABLES George Mann Aug. 1, 2019 https://amzn.to/2tW4YGx https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368043458 GALAXY’S EDGE: BLACK SPIRE Delilah S. Dawson Aug. 27, 2019 https://amzn.to/33oFsGa https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593128381 DOOKU: JEDI LOST Cavan Scott Oct. 1, 2019 https://amzn.to/2pYcbEE https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593157664 JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER: RESISTANCE REBORN Rebecca Roanhorse Nov. 5, 2019 https://amzn.to/2DkB7cv https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593128428 JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER: FORCE COLLECTOR Kevin Shinick Nov. 19, 2019 https://amzn.to/2sjgfjt https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368045582 STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (film novelization) Rae Carson March 17, 2020 https://amzn.to/2OoI2HW https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593128404 QUEEN’S PERIL E.K. Johnston June 2, 2020 https://amzn.to/2Oq6MiU https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368057141 SHADOW FALL: AN ALPHABET SQUADRON NOVEL Alexander Freed June 23, 2020 https://amzn.to/2pYc5Ni https://bookshop.org/shop/nerdvana STAR WARS DARK LEGENDS George Mann July 28, 2020 https://amzn.to/36Nd03j https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368057332 POE DAMERON: FREE FALL Alex Segura Aug. 4, 2020 https://amzn.to/2ScWOCu https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368051668 THE CLONE WARS ANTHOLOGY Lou Anders, Tom Angleberger, Preeti Chhibber, Zoraida Córdova, Sarah Beth Durst, Jason Fry, Yoon Ha Lee, Rebecca Roanhorse, Anne Ursu, Greg van Eekhout Aug. 25, 2020 https://amzn.to/36OzwbU https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368057295 HIGH REPUBLIC: LIGHT OF THE JEDI Charles Soule Aug. 25, 2020 https://amzn.to/32WHZc4 https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593157718 THRAWN: THE ASCENDANCY TRILOGY BOOK 1: CHAOS RISING Timothy Zahn Oct. 6, 2020 https://amzn.to/34uWOmg https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593157688 HIGH REPUBLIC: INTO THE DARK Claudia Gray Oct. 13, 2020 https://amzn.to/381m5VQ https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368057288
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