Start May The Fourth Off With New Forces of Destiny

Happy May The Fourth from the B.J. Priester, Kay Serna and Tricia Barr of the FANgirl Blog Editorial Team. We’re highlighting a few ways you can celebrate.


    • Solo: A Star Wars Story tickets are on sale! Check out this new clip.

  • Po-Zu has dropped a new Luke Skywalker boot. For more information on those, check out Kay’s write-up.
  • Looking For Leia docu-series got the Good Morning America treatment.
  • Her Universe has a new Star Wars eyeshadow and Ahsoka Tano workout gear.
  • New Forces of Destiny episodes hit YouTube at 10 am PT. They feature two sibling episodes (Sabine/Tristan and Leia/Luke), Chewie and the porgs, Hera and Chopper with Ewoks, Ahsoka training Ezra, Padmé on Naboo, and the deleted snowspeeder chase from The Force Awakens with Rey and Finn. These episodes will air together May 25th on the Disney Channel. Star Wars Rebels and My Little Pony writing alum Nicole Dubuc wrote these episodes.


Tricia Barr took her understanding of brand management and marketing, mixed it with a love of genre storytelling, and added a dash of social media flare to create FANgirl Blog, where she discusses Star Wars, fandom, and the intersection of women within Star Wars fandom. She is co-author of Ultimate Star Wars and Star Wars Visual Encyclopedia from DK Publishing, a featured writer for Star Wars Insider magazine with numerous articles on the Hero's Journey. Her FANgirl opinions can be heard on the podcasts Hyperspace Theories and Fangirls Going Rogue. Tricia Barr's novel, Wynde, won the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Ebook. She was also part of Silence in the Library's successful all-female creator science fiction and fantasy anthology Athena's Daughters, which is available now. For excerpts and tales of her adventures in creating a fictional universe, hop over to