Author Archives: Aaron Goins

Servants of the Canon – SWBW #47

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It’s a new episode of Star Wars Bookworms!

  • We talk about Halloween because we love it.
  • We give our thoughts on the new The Force Awakens trailer and discuss our plans for watching the movie in the theater.
  • Lost Stars is our Book Club book for November.
  • We respond to a Twitter question on if the “new canon” novels are worth reading.
  • We discuss and review the junior novel Servants of the Empire: Rebel in the Ranks.

Rebel in the Ranks

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Dark Disciples – SWBW #46

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Quinlan Vos, Asajj Ventress, the dark side, lightsabers, passion, betrayal, sacrifice.. what more can you ask for in a Star Wars novel?

We were so excited to review Dark Disciple that we spent the whole episode talking about it!

And Teresa may have cried at some point.. and for some reason talked about dolphins.. you just have to listen.

dark disciple

 

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The Lords Awaken – SWBW #45

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It’s our Force Friday special and we have a guest along for the ride!

  • Jason Hamilton from the Legends and Lore podcast and StarWars.com joins us this episode.
  • We all started playing Disney Infinity 3.0 with the new Star Wars characters, so of course we had to talk about it.
  • Is Finn strong in the Force? We speculate after seeing the D23 exclusive poster and the 15 second teaser trailer.
  • Today is Force Friday, but when we recorded this episode it hadn’t happened yet. We talk about our plans and what we were hoping to pick up.
  • Who is that Besalisk? We take a look at the revealed cover for Star Wars Battlefront: Twilight Company and give our thoughts.
  • A horde of lilacs? We discuss all things Lords of the Sith.

Lords of the Sith

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Heir to the Jedi.. Finally – SWBW #44

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We told you we would eventually get to it. Our Heir to the Jedi review and more in this episode of Star Wars Bookworms.

  • We are finishing up X-wing: Rogue Squadron in the Goodreads book club and we will be moving on to Dark Disciple for the month of August.
  • Teresa gives her brief thoughts on Marvel’s Star Wars #7 featuring Obi-Wan Kenobi.
  • New Chewbacca miniseries coming from Marvel. That girl with him looks like trouble.
  • There is an excerpt for Aftermath featuring Wedge Antilles and Rae Sloane. Aaron gives his thoughts. Teresa doesn’t read excerpts.
  • Lego Star Wars: Small Scenes from a Big Galaxy will feature photographs of Star Wars Legos set up in familiar and humorous scenes. Being Lego fans, Aaron and Teresa are both excited for this one.
  • Kind of comic news, kind of collecting news. Marvel will be releasing mini comics in trading card size featuring 6 issues of Classic Star Wars comics.
  • UK versions of the covers for Moving Target, Smugglers Run, and The Weapon of a Jedi. We want them all!
  • Maybe our biggest disagreement yet, we finally review the novel Heir to the Jedi.

Heir to the Jedi

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Lando’s Sketchbook – SWBW #43

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It’s a new episode of Star Wars Bookworms!

  • This month in the Goodreads book club we are reading X-wing: Rogue Squadron. Head on over to Goodreads and join in on the conversation.
  • We read listener emails where one listener sings Teresa’s praises and another totally agrees with Aaron.
  • New Marvel comics are coming. We give our thoughts on the upcoming Lando series and the one-shot Obi-Wan story coming in Star Wars #7.
  • We continue to put off reviewing Heir to the Jedi and instead do a flip-through review of Sabine’s Rebel Sketchbook.

Sabines Sketchbook

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