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The debate over the size of a Super Star Destroyer is settled!
The debate over the size of a Super Star Destroyer is settled!
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The StarWars.com team picks the top symphonic compositions of the Star Wars films!
The StarWars.com team picks the top symphonic compositions of the Star Wars films!
1 day ago
The final installment of an in-depth look at the Wheel, one of the Star Wars universe's most notorious gambling havens!
The final installment of an in-depth look at the Wheel, one of the Star Wars universe's most notorious gambling havens!
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Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed this week! STAR WARS READS DAY II The second annual celebration of Star Wars and literacy is tomorrow! Look for events featurin...
Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed this week! STAR WARS READS DAY II The second annual celebration of Star Wars and literacy is tomorrow! Look for events featuring costumed characters, authors, and giveaways at bookstores and libraries nationwide. Show your support of Star Wars Reads Day with [...]
5 days ago
In celebration of Star Wars Reads Day II, the bestselling writer runs down why he loves contributing to a galaxy far, far away!
In celebration of Star Wars Reads Day II, the bestselling writer runs down why he loves contributing to a galaxy far, far away!
5 days ago
Lucas Books' senior editor discusses the wide-ranging Star Wars literature available on Star Wars Reads Day II!
Lucas Books' senior editor discusses the wide-ranging Star Wars literature available on Star Wars Reads Day II!
5 days ago
Meet some of the galaxy's deadliest bounty hunters and rogues!
Meet some of the galaxy's deadliest bounty hunters and rogues!
6 days ago
Fans of reading and a certain galaxy far, far away have reason to rejoice: Star Wars Reads Day, a day-long celebration of literacy and Jedi, Sith, Wookiees, and all things Star Wars, is returning. The second annual Star Wars Reads Day is...
Fans of reading and a certain galaxy far, far away have reason to rejoice: Star Wars Reads Day, a day-long celebration of literacy and Jedi, Sith, Wookiees, and all things Star Wars, is returning. The second annual Star Wars Reads Day is to be held this October 5, 2013, and will again feature Star Wars fans, authors, and artists coming together in a nationwide multi-publisher initiative. Participating publishing partners include Abrams, Chronicle Books, Dark Horse, Del Rey, DK, Quirk Books, Random House Audio, Scholastic, Titan Magazines, and Workman. Last year, 30 authors and 1,500 costumed volunteers participated in over 1,200 Star Wars Reads Day events across North America. "Star Wars Reads Day is the kind of initiative that we at Lucasfilm love to support" says Carol Roeder, Director of Publishing at Lucasfilm. "Reading and Star Wars have gone hand-in-hand since 1976, when the novelization of the original Star Wars movie was released. Over the years, many fans have discovered the joy in reading through Star Wars books, and we hope to continue encouraging more people to read." - Starwars.com I'm a huge fan of reading and of Star Wars, and, of course, Star Wars reading! In my own collection of books, I probably have over 40 SW books, and I'm only about half way through them. I picked up most of them at second hand stores over the years as I've come across them and I like to break one out when life is getting a little too serious. Reading about a galaxy far, far away always helps me to unwind. I think this event is an amazing way to connect with other like-minded people who also share a love for SW or even just for reading. I really wish that I wasn't out of town this weekend, or I would've headed over to Chapters Bayview Village and joined in the fun! But, since I'm not, nor anywhere near these other places that are, I will just give you the low down of some of the awesome Star Wars books that I've been looking at recently. My friends Josh and Sarah got me Vader and Son last year for my birthday and I love it! It's all about the softer side of Darth Vader and what he would've been like had he raised Luke. Vader's Little Princess came out earlier this year and follows in the same vain. These book are adorable and I recommend them for the SW lover of any age. How can you go wrong with a pop-up book? Add Star Wars to the mix and you have me occupied for hours. Not only does this book have awesome pop-ups, but it's also filled with great info on all sorts of SW trivia. Along the lines of Novels, this is the one I have on the go at the moment. I love the Tales series of short stories that cover the entire EU. I've got Empire, New Republic, Bounty Hunter and Mos Eisley Cantina. They're really great for when you don't want to commit to an entire book. But when you do want to commit, I suggest picking up a series or a trilogy. The Thrawn Trilogy, perhaps? Myself, I'm in the middle of the Darth Bane Trilogy. I've read the first two, now I just have to pick up the last one. I can't wait to see how it ends! If you can get out to one of these events this weekend, have fun. If not, keep on reading on.
7 days ago
See more fan photos from Star Wars Celebration Europe in Germany!
See more fan photos from Star Wars Celebration Europe in Germany!
7 days ago
Learn the origins of one of the world's biggest Star Wars fan groups!
Learn the origins of one of the world's biggest Star Wars fan groups!
7 days ago