Star Wars: Queen’s Hope

Written By: E.K. Johnston Published By: Disney Publishing Worldwide Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                I’m always on the lookout for Star Wars novels, no matter where they fall out on the timeline.  So, when Netgalley.com offered Star Wars: Queen’s Hope for review, I jumped at the opportunity.  I love learning more about Padmé Amidala andContinue reading “Star Wars: Queen’s Hope”

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Written By: Rae Carson Published By: Del Rey Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                It’s no secret to most G-POP fans that I am not completely impressed with the recent Star Wars trilogy of films.  That being said, I am a loyal Star Wars fan and have seen them all.  Star Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerContinue reading “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”

The Remake-Prequel-Sequel Syndrome

Has The Movie Industry Run Out Of Ideas? by Melissa Minners             There has been a trend in the movie industry; a trend that may have begun long ago in a galaxy far, far away…or even further back than that.  Once upon a time there was a thing called the serial movie.  Basically, the powersContinue reading “The Remake-Prequel-Sequel Syndrome”

The World According to Star Wars

Written By: Cass R. Sunstein Published By: Dey St. Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                When I first read the description of Cass R Sunstein’s The World According to Star Wars, I thought it sounded cute.  According to the description, the author discusses lessons learned from the Star Wars universe in relation to fatherhood, redemption, politics,Continue reading “The World According to Star Wars”

Star Wars: Aftermath: Empire’s End

Author: Chuck Wendig  Published By: Del Rey Books  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 After completing the first two books in the Star Wars Aftermath Trilogy, I couldn’t wait to read the final book, Empire’s End.  The action and plot twists in the series thus far have been incredibly entertaining and I couldn’t wait to seeContinue reading “Star Wars: Aftermath: Empire’s End”

Star Wars: Aftermath: Life Debt

Author: Chuck Wendig  Published By: Del Rey Books  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 When I first started reading this trilogy, I wasn’t sure I was going to like it, but after the first novel, I had changed my tune.  I really liked the characters in the book and I enjoyed Chuck Wendig’s writing style.  It’sContinue reading “Star Wars: Aftermath: Life Debt”

Star Wars: Aftermath

Author: Chuck Wendig  Published By: Del Rey Books  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 When Lucasfilms was taken over by Disney, I wasn’t sure what to expect, especially when the newest movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens turned out to be a reboot of the Star Wars universe that would make the older novels in theContinue reading “Star Wars: Aftermath”

Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising

Author: Timothy Zahn Publisher: Del Rey Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                I love Timothy Zahn’s writing, particularly his work in the Star Wars Universe.  He created one of the best, most well-rounded Star Wars villains in Grand Admiral Thrawn.  He also created one of the best heroines in Mara Jade, but that is not theContinue reading “Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising”

Star Wars: Thrawn: Alliances

Author: Timothy Zahn  Published By: Del Rey Books  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                I haven’t read a Star Wars book in a while, so I decided to check out one of the new books I recently purchased at the local Barnes & Noble.  But which one…well, that was an easy choice.  I had just purchasedContinue reading “Star Wars: Thrawn: Alliances”

The Thrawn Trilogy:

The Trilogy Every Star Wars Fan Wishes George Lucas Would Make By Melissa Minners                 So, now that George Lucas has begun to work on the live action Star Wars television series, talk has resurfaced about whether or not Lucas will do another trilogy. Of course, people who are not Star Wars fanatics are probablyContinue reading “The Thrawn Trilogy:”

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