Assembly of Geeks Tackles Darkness In Storytelling

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Assembly of Geeks tackles darkness in storytelling and FANgirl has feels. . . . → Read More: Assembly of Geeks Tackles Darkness In Storytelling

Kay Reviews Star Wars: Tarkin

Kay reviews the newest Star Wars novel, Tarkin by James Luceno. . . . → Read More: Kay Reviews Star Wars: Tarkin

Kay Reviews A New Dawn

Kay is back with a review of the latest Star Wars Books release, A New Dawn by John Jackson Miller. The novel is a prequel to the upcoming television series Star Wars Rebels, and includes the backstory on the two older protagonists in the show, Kanan and Hera.

From Kay’s review:

A New Dawn marks the beginning of a new era in Star Wars books. This is the first book to come out under the guidance of the Lucasfilm Story Group, responsible for coordinating all Star Wars stories going forward no matter the medium. All the previously published books of the Expanded Universe are now known as Legends. And while I understand why this decision was made and applaud the idea of better overall coordination, the April announcement left me heartbroken. I’ve spent many years of my life with those now legendary tales. I didn’t always love where some authors took the stories, but I came to know those characters of the post-Return of the Jedi era inside and out. Now their fates are up in the air. They may reappear as I knew them, in another form, or never again – with no known date when we’d know for sure. So I thought that this might be my exit point from reading anything new about that galaxy far, far away.

One person’s involvement made me decide to at least give this relaunch a chance: John Jackson Miller.

Click here for her full review.

Kay grew . . . → Read More: Kay Reviews A New Dawn

Dave Filoni and Pablo Hidalgo Join RebelForce Radio

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Dave Filoni and Pablo Hidalgo join Jason and Jimmy Mac on a special episode of RebelForce Radio. . . . → Read More: Dave Filoni and Pablo Hidalgo Join RebelForce Radio

Star Wars Books at San Diego Comic-Con 2014

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San Diego Comic-Con announcements are coming fast and furious. Sometimes news and goodies come ahead of the big event, like the recent Batgirl news; other times, fans learn something at the convention. This year, Del Rey is not keeping their Star Wars Books sampler a convention exclusive. It’s available now at Amazon. . . . → Read More: Star Wars Books at San Diego Comic-Con 2014

Locus Awards 2014

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2014 Locus Award finalists in science fiction category include familiar names. . . . → Read More: Locus Awards 2014

Franchises, Fandom and Protecting The Brand Message

Star Wars author Paul Kemp wants to talk about men. Long-time Star Wars consumer responds. . . . → Read More: Franchises, Fandom and Protecting The Brand Message

Celebrate Star Wars Day With Assembly of Geeks

Assembly of Geeks celebrates Star Wars Day. . . . → Read More: Celebrate Star Wars Day With Assembly of Geeks

The Potential Energy of Major Star Wars Events

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The response to ReedPOP’s BookCon children’s book panel illustrates how social media reaction has to be considered from first perceptions through completion of the event. What does this mean for Star Wars Reads Day and Celebration? . . . → Read More: The Potential Energy of Major Star Wars Events

Interview with James S.A. Corey

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FANgirl Blog interview James S.A. Corey, the pseudonym of Honor Among Thieves co-authors Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. . . . → Read More: Interview with James S.A. Corey