Star Wars  Guardians of the Whills Book
Score: 5
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Star Wars Guardians of the Whills


  • Author : Greg Rucka
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781484786840

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Star Wars Guardians of the Whills Book Description :

An exciting adventure about two of the brave heroes from the smash hit movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story! On the desert world of Jedha, in the Holy City, friends Baze and Chirrut used to be Guardians of the Whills, who looked after the Kyber Temple and the devoted pilgrims who worshipped there. Then the Empire came and took over the planet. The temple was destroyed and the people scattered. Now Baze and Chirrut do what they can to resist the Empire and protect the people of Jedha, but it never seems to be enough. Then a man named Saw Gerrera arrives, with a militia of his own and grand plans to take down the Empire. It seems like the perfect way for Baze and Chirrut to make a real difference and help the people of Jedha live better lives. But will it come at too great a cost?

The Secret History of Star Wars Book
Score: 5
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The Secret History of Star Wars


  • Author : Michael Kaminski
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 611
  • ISBN 10 : 0978465237

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The Secret History of Star Wars Book Description :

In this thorough account of one of cinema's most lasting works, Kaminski presents the true history of how "Star Wars" was written. For this unauthorized account, he has pored through more than 400 sources.

Skywalking Book

Skywalking


  • Author : Dale Pollock
  • Publisher : Samuel French, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 0573606064

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Skywalking Book Description :

Lucas reshaped the Hollywood industry with his commercially successful films.

Star Wars  Rebel Rising Book
Score: 4.5
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Star Wars Rebel Rising


  • Author : Beth Revis
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 410
  • ISBN 10 : 9781484786857

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Star Wars Rebel Rising Book Description :

New York Times bestselling author Beth Revis brings to life the early adventures and heartbreaks of the heroine of the smash hit movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. When Jyn Erso was five years old, her mother was murdered and her father taken from her to serve the Empire. But despite the loss of her parents she is not completely alone—Saw Gerrera, a man willing to go to any extremes necessary in order to resist Imperial tyranny, takes her in as his own, and gives her not only a home but all the abilities and resources she needs to become a rebel herself. Jyn dedicates herself to the cause—and the man. But fighting alongside Saw and his people brings with it danger and the question of just how far Jyn is willing to go as one of Saw's soldiers. When she faces an unthinkable betrayal that shatters her world, Jyn will have to pull the pieces of herself back together and figure out what she truly believes in...and who she can really trust.

How Star Wars Conquered the Universe Book
Score: 4.5
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How Star Wars Conquered the Universe


  • Author : Chris Taylor
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465097517

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How Star Wars Conquered the Universe Book Description :

In 1973, a young filmmaker named George Lucas scribbled some notes for a far-fetched space-fantasy epic. Some forty years and $37 billion later, Star Wars–related products outnumber human beings, a growing stormtrooper army spans the globe, and “Jediism” has become a religion in its own right. Lucas’s creation has grown into far more than a cinematic classic; it is, quite simply, one of the most lucrative, influential, and interactive franchises of all time. Yet incredibly, until now the complete history of Star Wars—its influences and impact, the controversies it has spawned, its financial growth and long-term prospects—has never been told. In How Star Wars Conquered the Universe, veteran journalist Chris Taylor traces the series from the difficult birth of the original film through its sequels, the franchise’s death and rebirth, the prequels, and the preparations for a new trilogy. Providing portraits of the friends, writers, artists, producers, and marketers who labored behind the scenes to turn Lucas’s idea into a legend, Taylor also jousts with modern-day Jedi, tinkers with droid builders, and gets inside Boba Fett’s helmet, all to find out how Star Wars has attracted and inspired so many fans for so long. Since the first film’s release in 1977, Taylor shows, Star Wars has conquered our culture with a sense of lightness and exuberance, while remaining serious enough to influence politics in far-flung countries and spread a spirituality that appeals to religious groups and atheists alike. Controversial digital upgrades and poorly received prequels have actually made the franchise stronger than ever. Now, with a savvy new set of bosses holding the reins and Episode VII on the horizon, it looks like Star Wars is just getting started. An energetic, fast-moving account of this creative and commercial phenomenon, How Star Wars Conquered the Universe explains how a young filmmaker’s fragile dream beat out a surprising number of rivals to gain a d

Rogue One  A Star Wars Story Book
Score: 4.5
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Rogue One A Star Wars Story


  • Author : Alexander Freed
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Release Date : 2016-12-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399178467

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Rogue One A Star Wars Story Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Go beyond the film with a novelization featuring new scenes and expanded material. As the shadows of the Empire loom ever larger across the galaxy, so do deeply troubling rumors. The Rebellion has learned of a sinister Imperial plot to bring entire worlds to their knees. Deep in Empire-dominated space, a machine of unimaginable destructive power is nearing completion. A weapon too terrifying to contemplate . . . and a threat that may be too great to overcome. If the worlds at the Empire’s mercy stand any chance, it lies with an unlikely band of allies: Jyn Erso, a resourceful young woman seeking vengeance; Cassian Andor, a war-weary rebel commander; Bodhi Rook, a defector from the Empire’s military; Chirrut Îmwe, a blind holy man and his crack-shot companion, Baze Malbus; and K-2SO, a deadly Imperial droid turned against its former masters. In their hands rests the new hope that could turn the tide toward a crucial Rebellion victory—if only they can capture the plans to the Empire’s new weapon. But even as they race toward their dangerous goal, the specter of their ultimate enemy—a monstrous world unto itself—darkens the skies. Waiting to herald the Empire’s brutal reign with a burst of annihilation worthy of its dreaded name: Death Star. Praise for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story “One of the best movie adaptations yet.”—Cinelinx “Rogue One bridged characters and elements of the prequels and original Star Wars trilogy in a visually stunning ride, but there are even more rich details hiding in the film’s novelization, [which] reveals and expands with inner monologues and character insights, political knots, and nuance.”—The Daily Dot “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story novelization deepens a tale of hope. . . . [Jyn Erso] proves to be even more fascinating here than she was in the movie.”—New York Daily News

The Strangling of Persia Book

The Strangling of Persia


  • Author : W. Shuster
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2013-04-16
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN 10 : 9781447486039

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The Strangling of Persia Book Description :

This early work on Persian history is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It contains a personal narrative of the late Treasurer General of Persia and his firsthand account of America’s involvement in the shaping of modern day Iran. This is a fascinating work and thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in Iranian history. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Making of Star Wars Book

The Making of Star Wars


  • Author : J. W. Rinzler
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN 10 : 1781311900

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The Making of Star Wars Book Description :

George Lucas spent nearly ten years bringing his dream project to life: a ground-breaking space fantasy movie. It would be a swashbuckling sci-fi saga inspired by vintage Flash Gordon serials, classic American westerns, and mythological heroes. Its original title: The Star Wars. The rest is history. Yet its production is a story as entertaining and exciting as the film itself. Now, recounted in the words of those who were there, it is finally being told, for the first time. During the years 1975 to 1978, over fifty interviews were conducted with key members of the cast and crew. Remarkably these interviews have sat, undisturbed, in the Lucasfilm Archives for three decades. Until now. The interviews are fresh, candid and – above all – more accurate than many other reported accounts. George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, composer John Williams, legendary production designer John Barry, and a host of others share their fascinating tales of overcoming obstacles – storms, crises, technical limitations, high stress and bitter disappointment – while displaying real ingenuity, heroism and creativity. Using his unprecedented access to the Lucasfilm Archives and this trove of never-before-published ‘lost’ interviews, photographs, production notes, factoids and anecdotes, J. W. Rinzler hurtles readers back in time for a definitive look at the making of Star Wars. For the first time, it’s all here: * The evolution of the now-classic story and characters – including ‘Annikin Starkiller’ and a ‘huge green-skinned monster with no nose and large gills’ named Han Solo * Excerpts from George Lucas’s numerous, ever-morphing script drafts * The birth of Industrial Light & Magic, the special-effects company that revolutionised Hollywood film-making * The studio-hopping and budget battles that nearly derailed the entire project * The director’s early casting saga * The gruelling, nearly catastrophic location shoot in Tunisia

The Jedi Path Book
Score: 5
From 5 Ratings

The Jedi Path


  • Author : Daniel Wallace
  • Publisher : becker&mayer!
  • Release Date : 2012-01-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781603803076

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The Jedi Path Book Description :

Unlock the secrets and share in the knowledge that has educated generations of Jedi—from the history and hierarchy of the Jedi Order to the mastery of the Force and the nuances of lightsaber combat. Handed down from Master to Padawan, each Jedi who has held and studied this copy has annotated the pages—adding his or her personal experiences and lessons they’ve learned. This copy is now passed to you.

The Making of Star Wars Book

The Making of Star Wars


  • Author : J. W. Rinzler
  • Publisher : Lucas Books
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345431387

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The Making of Star Wars Book Description :

An insider's tour of the making of the latest Star Wars film provides photographs from the Lucasfilm archives, portraits of its actors and creators, and a behind-the-scenes look at everything from set designs to character development to special effects magic. Simultaneous. 20,000 first printing.

The Journal of Tom Whills Book

The Journal of Tom Whills


  • Author : Richard Gleaves
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2018-10-04
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 84
  • ISBN 10 : 1727662202

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The Journal of Tom Whills Book Description :

"They were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Naturally they fucked it all up." --Princess Vespa of Aquilae, senator TOM WHILLS is a first generation STAR WARS fan and proud of it. So when he and his best friend Danny build a time machine, Tom's one wish is for a glimpse of the original production. But in 1975, Tom's infiltration of an early ILM production meeting sets the entire history of STAR WARS on a disastrous course. In five episodes, the Journal of Tom Whills tells the story of a STAR WARS production gone off the rails as time traveling fans try desperately to get their beloved film back on track. Will they succeed in saving the production? Or will THE STAR WARS go down as the legendary flop that ruined George Lucas' career?

The Gospel according to Star Wars Book
Score: 5
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The Gospel according to Star Wars


  • Author : John C. McDowell
  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Release Date : 2007-03-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 9781611644258

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The Gospel according to Star Wars Book Description :

Star Wars is one of the most beloved movie series of all time, and in this book John McDowell explores the many spiritual themes that weave throughout the six films. From the Force to the dark side, the issues discussed in the films have a moral and spiritual complexity that, if paid attention to, can help us better understand our place in the world and our relation to others and to God. George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, did not intend for his films to be mere entertainment, McDowell argues. Rather, he hoped his films would be used as a vehicle for moral education.

Star Wars  Myths   Fables Book

Star Wars Myths Fables


  • Author : Lucasfilm Press
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Release Date : 2019-08-06
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781368055154

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Star Wars: Batu In-World Fairytales Book

Star Wars Book
Score: 4
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Star Wars


  • Author : Paul Kemp
  • Publisher : Cornerstone
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 1846056837

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Star Wars Book Description :

40 Years. 40 Stories. In honor of the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope, this unique anthology features Star Wars stories by bestselling authors, trendsetting artists, and treasured voices from Star Wars' literary history. Over 40 authors have lent their unique vision to 40 "scenes," each retelling a different moment from the original Star Wars film, but with a twist: every scene is told from the point of view of a seemingly minor character. Whether it's the X-wing pilots who helped Luke destroy the Death Star or the stormtroopers who never did find the droids they were looking for, Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View places the classic movie in a whole new perspective celebrates the influence and legacy of the unparalleled cultural phenomenon, Star Wars. Contributors include: Ben Acker and Ben Blacker - Renee Ahdieh - Tom Angleberger - Meg Cabot - Rae Carson - Zoraida Cordova - Delilah S. Dawson - Paul Dini - Alexander Freed - Jason Fry - Christie Golden - Claudia Gray - E. K. Johnston and Ashley Eckstein - Paul Kemp - Mur Lafferty - Ken Liu - Griffin McElroy - John Jackson Miller - Nnedi Okorafor - Daniel Jose Older - Mallory Ortberg - Madeleine Roux - Gary D. Schmidt - Cavan Scott - Sabaa Tahir - Glen Weldon - Chuck Wendig - Gary Whitta - And more!

The Force Awakens Book
Score: 3
From 17 Ratings

The Force Awakens


  • Author : Alan Dean Foster
  • Publisher : Star Wars
  • Release Date : 2016-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101966990

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The Force Awakens Book Description :

"Screenplay written by Lawrence Kasdan & J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt; based on characters created by George Lucas."

A New Hope Book
Score: 5
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A New Hope


  • Author : Ryder Windham
  • Publisher : Scholastic Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 215
  • ISBN 10 : 0439681235

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A New Hope Book Description :

In this movie novelization, Luke Skywalker, chafing at having to stay on a backwater planet as his friends are leaving, has no idea what is in store when he and his uncle buy two robots from the Jawas.

The Syntax and Semantics of Split Constructions Book

The Syntax and Semantics of Split Constructions


  • Author : A. Butler
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2004-04-07
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230501607

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The Syntax and Semantics of Split Constructions Book Description :

Split constructions are very widespread in natural languages. The separation of the semantic restriction of a quantifier from that quantifier is a typical example of such a construction. This study addresses the problem that such discontinuous strings exhibit a number of locality constraints, including intervention effects. These are shown to follow from the interaction of a minimalist syntax with a semantics that directly assigns a model-theoretic interpretation to syntactic logical forms. The approach is shown to have wide empirical coverage and a conceptual simplicity. The book will be of interest to scholars and advanced students of syntax and semantics.

Empire Strikes Back   Star Wars Book

Empire Strikes Back Star Wars


  • Author : Donald F. Glut
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Genre: Science fiction
  • Pages : 183
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1020214137

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Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Book Description :

The further adventures of Luke Skywalker and his friends in their continuing battle against Darth Vader and the evil side of the Force.

Star Wars  Rogue One Graphic Novel Adaptation Book

Star Wars Rogue One Graphic Novel Adaptation


  • Author : Alessandro Ferrari
  • Publisher : IDW Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-12-13
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781684063840

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Star Wars Rogue One Graphic Novel Adaptation Book Description :

The Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon, is nearing completion, and the Rebel Alliance may be doomed. Enter Jyn Erso, daughter of the Death Star's reluctant creator, who desperately seeks to save her father from Imperial control. On her quest, she'll join forces with Rebel spy Cassian Andor, reprogrammed Imperial droid K-2SO, and other supporters of the Rebel cause, only to discover that their goals may differ crucially from her own. It all culminates in a saga-defining showdown on the tropical planet Scarif, with Jyn and her friends attempting to steal the Death Star's plans and keep hope for the Rebellion alive, leading directly into the iconic opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope.

Book of Sith Book

Book of Sith


  • Author : Daniel Wallace
  • Publisher : Titan Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Star Wars films
  • Pages : 159
  • ISBN 10 : 178116617X

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Book of Sith Book Description :

The Sith have existed in the galaxy for centuries, lurking, waiting for their chance to seize control. In his quest for domination, Darth Sidious tracked down five pivotal Sith texts written by his most powerful predecessors. Then, drawing on the knowledge within the compiled pages, he wrote a sixth text - his own manifesto. Together, these documents shed light on the philosophy, achievements and failures of the Sith Order.