Star Wars Fans! Are you looking for the full story of star wars? With the new addition to the Star Wars movies, we’re all now itching for even more action in a galaxy far, far away. Whether you’re new to the franchise or an old hat, these Star Wars books are must reads for everyone wishing to visit a time before the trilogies.
Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void
August Derleth Award winning and New York times bestselling author, Tim Lebbon, takes us to a time before the Jedi with a young Force-wielding ranger named Lanoree Brock. The Je’daii Council on the planet Tython have sent Lanoree Brock to investigate a fanatic cult who are trying to unlock the gateway to traveling beyond known space using dangerous dark matter as the key. Even more shocking, however, is that Lanoree knows the madman behind the cult. Her greatest enemy is none other than the brother she long thought was dead.
The Lost Tribe of the Sith: The Collected Stories
Star Wars veteran, John Jackson Miller, gives us a rare glimpse into the mind and psyche of the dreaded Sith in this Star Wars book. Having survived a Jedi ambush, the Sith mining ship Omen crashes on an unknown world. It is in their moment of greatest weakness that we see the greatest strength of the Sith: their determination and willpower. They will survive, they will subjugate the natives, and they will return to the stars to exact their revenge.
The Old Republic: Revan
From the man behind the first two Mass Effect video games and countless other Star Wars books comes Drew Karpyshyn’s story of Revan. A Jedi Knight turned Sith, and now redeemed with the use of a memory wipe, Revan is bent on trying to save the Republic he once tried to destroy. With no memory, only horrifying nightmares, Revan senses an impending doom headed for his home. With no idea how to identify this threat, or even how to stop it, all Revan can do is try.
The Old Republic: Deceived
One of the greatest Sith warlords, Darth Malgus, has just destroyed the Jedi temple on Coruscant. But no sooner does he slay the Jedi master guarding the temple then he is informed that the Sith Empire is seeking peace with the Republic. Peace, and a rogue Jedi, are two forces that even Darth Malgus cannot stop. The rogue Jedi is Aryn Leneer, and she is teaming up with a smuggler to exact her revenge on the man who killed her master. All of this action and adventure is brought to us by Paul S. Kemp, the successful writer of many other Star Wars novels and several other novels set in the Forgotten Realms.
Hestizo Trace is a young Jedi with a gift for plants whose home is violently turned upside down with the arrival of Darth Scabrous, an evil Sith Lord seeking the rare black orchid in Hestizo’s care. The dead then begin to rise, hungrily, from their graves at the bidding of the Dark Lord. This Star Wars book comes from fantasy and science fiction writer Joe Schreiber who gives us a story of an evil madman and his army of the dead on a quest for immortality and the young woman who would stop him.
The Old Republic: Fatal Alliances
Bestselling science fiction and multiple award winning author Sean Williams brings us a Star Wars story unlike any other. Agents of the Old Republic and the Sith Empire, along with one mysterious Mandalorian, gather at a remote planet for the auction of a rare and dangerous artifact. Everyone present is prepared to do whatever it takes to bring home this prize. Nothing could make these ancient enemies work together, except the full truth of the dangerous artifact. The Jedi and Sith will have to put their animosity aside if they are going to save the galaxy.
The Old Republic: Annihilation
In this New York Times bestselling book, Drew Karpyshyn introduces us to Theron Shan, super spy and non-Force wielding son of a Jedi Master, and Darth Karrid, the commander of the Imperial battle cruiser Ascendant Spear. As Karrid forges a path of destruction across the galaxy, it is up to Theron Shan and his motley crew to bring the Ascendant Spear’s reign of terror to an end in this Star Wars espionage thriller.
From John Jackson Miller comes the story of Kerra Holt, the lone Jedi survivor striving against a sea of Sith enemies. With the Sith roaming unchecked throughout the galaxy, it is Kerra’s job to protect the innocent against them. But with the odds stacked against her she will need help to end the pattern of brutality. For allies, she turns to the former servants of her enemies, a Sith spy and a mercenary leader. But can these new allies really be trusted?
Darth Bane: Path of Destruction
In the first novel of the Darth Bane trilogy, Drew Karpyshyn introduces us to Dressel an acolyte in the Sith Empire studying the ways of the dark side of the Force. From innocence to Dark Lord, Dressel comes to embrace his new identity: Darth Bane. As Bane, he must rise the ranks of the Sith to achieve ultimate power. But the consequence of that power, and his continued survival is steep: the destruction of his people and all he held dear.
Darth Bane: The Rule of Two
Darth Bane’s “Rule of Two” states that there can only ever be two Sith in existence: A master and an apprentice. In this sequel to Path of Destruction, Bane meets Zannah, a young woman with a connection to the dark side of the Force that rivals Bane’s. But they are both being pursued, first by a Jedi padawan who seeks to vengeance against Bane, and by a figure from Zannah’s past who will make her question her connection to the dark side. All the while, Bane is being drawn to a distant moon where he can find more power than he ever imagined.
Darth Bane: Dynasty of Evil
In this final installment of the Darth Bane trilogy, Bane, fearing that his apprentice, Zannah, will not be able to kill him and thus become a Sith master herself, sets out to find the key to immortality. Meanwhile, Zannah begins to take steps to kill her master by first taking on an apprentice of her own. But when Bane disappears, Zannah must rescue him, for it is only by killing him in a duel that she can become the master.
James Lucerno, the brilliant author behind the books Star Wars: Tarkin and Catalyst: A Rogue One Story, brings us the story of two Sith: the apprentice Darth Sidious and the master Darth Plagueis. As Darth Sidious, the future emperor of the galaxy, rises the political ranks and studies the dark side of the force as his master, Darth Plagueis, discovers the secret to ultimate power—the power over death itself. Together these two will set in motion the downfall of the Republic, and the ultimate rise of the Sith.
In this sequel to Darth Plagueis, Joe Schreiber takes Star Wars books into a prison ship famous for its gladiatorial fights. Fighting against all of the odds, which includes a gang of cannibals, Jabba the Hutt, and an eldritch alien horror, is an agent of Darth Plagueis and Darth Sidious on a mission to retrieve an artifact for the Sith Lords. This impossible task falls to the Dark Lords’ agent, the young and ferocious Darth Maul.
Cloak of Deception
Set just before the events Star Wars Episode I: the Phantom Menace, James Lucerno’s book delves into the events that set the stage for the rise of the Sith in Episode I. Having just saved the Chancellor’s life from an assassin, Jedi Master Qui-gon Jin and his apprentice, Obi-wan Kenobi, head with Chancellor Valorum to an emergency trade summit. Meanwhile Darth Sidious allies himself with three members of the Trade Federation and set in motion events that will lead to an explosive finale. Join James Lucerno in another New York Times bestselling book as he sets the stage for the rise of the Sith and the downfall of the Republic.
Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter
From the brilliant mind of Michael Reaves (best known for his work in the TV shows Gargoyles and Batman: the Animates Series) comes a New York Times bestselling Star Wars books about the infamous Darth Maul. When secret information is stolen from Darth Sidious and passed into the hands of information broker Lorn Pavan. Sidious then sends his apprentice, Darth Maul, after him. Fleeing through the back alleys of Coruscant, Lorn crosses paths with Jedi Padawan Darsha Assant. But even working together, they may not be enough to stop one of the galaxy’s deadliest killers.
Episode I: the Phantom Menace movie novelization
Based on the screenplay of the first film in the Star Wars prequel trilogy is the New York Times #1 bestselling star wars books by the famed fantasy writer Terry Brooks. On the besieged world of Naboo, two Jedi, Qui-gon Jin and Obi-wan Kenobi, seek to rescue the planet’s queen from the forces of the evil Trade Federation and the dark master pulling their strings. Fleeing to the desert world of Tatooine, the Jedi meet a young slave named Anakin Skywalker who is extraordinary strong with the Force. It is this meeting, along with the dark force that hunts them, that will shape the galaxy itself.
Obi-wan Kenobi and his young Padawan, Anakin Skywalker, are sent on a mission to the planet of Zenoma Sekot, home to the fastest ships in the galaxy. Arrayed against the small planet is a vast host of enemies including a wiley weapons and ship designer as well as the formidable Wilhuff Tarkin at the head of a Trade Federation fleet. But the backdrop of this onslaught, Obi-wan and Anakin detect a disturbance in the Force that leads them to believe that this unassuming world is more than it appears. But to discover its secrets, they will have to push against the bond that holds them together and bring Anakin face to face with his dark destiny.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Heir to Empire comes the untold story of Jedi Master Jorus C’boath and the disastrous voyage of the Outbound Flight Project. Before the beginning of the Clone Wars, Obi-wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker find themselves on a huge mission to contact new alien life and colonize new worlds beyond the known galaxy. But their mission is doomed from the beginning as the evil Darth Sidious has his own reasons for supporting, and sabotaging, this mission. But that is not the project’s only threat. Beyond the reaches of the Republic, Outbound Flight encounters a new enemy in the Chiss Ascendency and their brilliant commander, a mastermind unlike any other known as Thrawn.
The Approaching Storm
Prolific science fiction writer Alan Dean Foster brings us a story just before the Clone Wars erupts into chaos. Jedi knights Obi-wan Kenobi and Luminara Unduli, along with their padawans Anakin Skywalker and Barriss Offee, are sent to the planet Ansion with the herculean task of preventing it from joining the growing Separatists movement. To succeed they must make friends of strangers and placate the forces of two growing armies, all the while being stalked by an enemy that wants to ensure the peace talk breaks down.
Episode II: Attack of the Clones movie novelization
From bestselling author and beloved creator of the character Drizzt do’Urden in the Forgotten Realms universe, comes the story of a galaxy on the cusp of a civil war. After a foiled assassination attempt, young Anakin Skywalker is tasked with protecting the beautiful Padmè Amidala, stirring up emotions and feelings that no Jedi is supposed to have. Meanwhile, Obi-wan Kenobi stumbles across a conspiracy involving an army being grown on a distant world to fight for the Republic in a war that no one knows is about to start.
These twenty Star Wars books are a great read for any Star Wars fan interested in the stories of the Jedi and the Sith. These stories go back to the founding of the Jedi order up to the beginning of the end with the beginning of the clone wars.