I need to put a major spoiler warning here because a Bad Thing happens in this book and I can’t talk about my feelings regarding Star by Star without talking about the Bad Thing. So….you have been warned!! Star by Star initially felt like it was shaping up to be a standard New Jedi Order … More New Jedi Order: Star by Star
The bounty is out on Jacen and the other Jedi, and the Peace Brigade are really coming into their own as a serious new threat to Luke and his Jedi. It creates some fascinating drama as people are throwing in their lot with the Yuuzhan Vong and handing Jedi over to them. I don’t believe … More New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory I & II
Jaina has been signed off Rogue Squadron for some much needed R&R after nearly getting fried in her last fight. She’s sent to Duro where Han and Jacen are helping out with the refugee crisis. Whilst this means we have a nice little family reunion, she still feels a little sidelined to me and we … More New Jedi Order: Balance Point
The first canon book written by the legendary Timothy Zahn, this novel takes place after the Clone Wars and the events of Revenge of the Sith, but before Thrawn’s appearance in Rebels. It’s essentially an origins story for our favourite red-eyed Grand Admiral, where Zahn weaves the tale of Thrawn’s indomitable rise to power through … More Review: Thrawn by Timothy Zahn
Outer Rim Reviews turns one year old today! Huzzah! As I am sat writing this, it feels a bit surreal to think that one year ago today I tentatively uploaded my first post about my journey through the Star Wars Expanded Universe. Since that first post, I have read 24 Expanded Universe novels and 4 … More One Year of Outer Rim Reviews!!
I was given this book as a present for Christmas and I freely admit I have taken my time with it! This is the sort of book which is to be savoured, you really need to take the time to drink in every detail of the pages, as the joy of this book lies in … More Star Wars: Galactic Atlas
Oh hi there James Luceno! I was very interested to read Luceno in Legends, having only read him in canon so far and I have to say, I wasn’t disappointed! His writing was it’s usual classy style and I think he handled some tricky situations very well. For an author who has been accused of … More New Jedi Order: Agents of Chaos I & II