The release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is fast approaching! But if December 18th still feels miles away, tide yourself over with some of the new books published by the Star Wars franchise this year. Many of these books have been penned by popular writers, and a few of them contain hints about the new movie. Click on any of the titles below to request a copy. May the force be with you as you wait….
Lost Stars by Claudia Gray
The arrival of the Galactic Empire to their planet allows Thane and Ciena to bond over a love of flying, but once Thane witnesses the horrors of the Empire and joins the Rebellion, Ciena is forced to choose between her love and her allegiance. (Contains hints and clues about the new film!)
YA Graphic Novels:
Darth Vader, Vol. 1 by Kieron Gillen
Ever since Darth Vader’s first on-screen appearance, he has become one of pop-culture’s most popular villains. Now, follow Vader straight from the ending of A New Hope into his own solo adventures– showing the Empire’s war with the Rebel Alliance from the other side!
Skywalker Strikes, Vol. 1 by Jason Aaron
Luke Skywalker and the ragtag rebels opposing the Galactic Empire are fresh off their biggest victory so far– the destruction of the massive Death Star. But the Empire’s not toppled yet!
Princess Leia by Mark Waid
In the aftermath of the Rebel Alliance’s victory, Princess Leia grapples with her loss, as a new mission finds her in the underground world of Sullust.
Ultimate Star Wars by Patricia Barr
Become an expert on the Star Wars galaxy! This book is an in-depth visual feast exploring the characters and storylines from the Star Wars galaxy.
Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know by Adam Bray
Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know is crammed with weird and wonderful Star Wars trivia, strange-but-true facts and fascinating “Did you know?” Find out who cleans the floors of the Death Stars and what takes 1,000 years to digest its victims!
And don’t miss these books in our Juvenile and Adult collections—
Middle Grade Fiction:
Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig (Contains hints and clues about the new film!)