Here is the new star wars canon timeline, which presents all of the disneyapproved star wars canon movies, tv shows, books, games in chronological order. The high republic, a golden age of the jedi set 200 years before the first star wars movie. Disney has announced a new publishing initiative for its star wars expanded universe, titled star wars. The new jedi order or new jedi order or njo is a series of nineteen science fiction novels, published from 1999 to 2003, set in the star wars expanded universe. But then the sequel trilogy came and ushered in a new golden age of star wars. Disney and lucasfilm started a whole new star wars continuity in 2014, and the sprawling canon now consists of so many multimedia entries, its hard to keep track of everything. Thanks to the lucasfilm story group, who helps maintain storytelling consistency through every new chapter of the star wars mythos, each release does, indeed, help to build upon the overarching saga, filling in the. If youve just tuned in with the new trilogy, then youre probably not super attached to the classic characters.
Oct 10, 20 the list is sorted in chronological order, in the time line relative to the movies. I still wanted to read all the bookscanon and legends. Getting into the world of star wars outside of the films can be daunting. A new dawn was a groundbreaking novel for a handful of reasons. Feb 25, 2020 disney and lucasfilm have announced a new publishing initiative for the star wars franchise. This article is about star wars novels by realworld chronological order. The movies were extraordinary and the sceneries were really detailed and it was like you were actually reading the books. This article is about star wars books by inuniverse chronological order. Updated regularly, with new releases and upcoming titles highlightesd. The series revolves around the yuuzhan vong invasion of the galaxy 2125 years after the events depicted in return of the jedi. Into the void by tim lebbon old republic era 5,000 4975 bby lost tribe of the sith. Jan 25, 2019 a star wars books reading order for new film fans. Anderson, rebecca moesta, michael stackpole, alex wheeler, jude watson, l. It mixes novels, comics and childrens books, and is set 200 years before the phantom menace.
Feb 27, 2020 how to watch all of star wars in order. List of star wars books in chronological order adinos blog. A viewing order made popular by fans, machete order uses a mix of release and chronological order in order to. All stories are presented here in inuniverse chronological order, as opposed to realworld release dates. Simple star wars book list timeline of star wars novels. A guide to all the new star wars books in the expanded universe. It is not a continuation from the dark horse star wars series.
Say you decided youd like to read all the star wars books in existence. Dec 17, 2019 in order to help new fans get a clear look at the official star wars timeline, weve put together a list of the most central star wars books, comics, and games and detailed how they relate to. Its sort of an underworld take on the star wars universes, but it never quite lives up to its potential. The rise of skywalker and the mandalorian, as well as star wars series, video games, books, and more. Dec 02, 2019 making sense of the books and comics in the new star wars canon is tough. What are the star wars novels in chronological order. Here are the books thatll flesh out that galaxy far, far away for you and give you the story leading up to the force awakens. Great deals on one book or all books in the series. This era takes place within 25 to 39 years after star wars episode iv. Add all the spinoffs and tv series, comics, and books, and its downright behemoth. One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in want to read. Oct 20, 2017 i wanted to keep track of my slow progress reading through all the star wars canon novels, but i couldnt find a good list.
How to watch the star wars movies in order techradar. There are some other great books in this time period, too, but i wouldnt consider them necessary if youre just wanting to get to njo as fast as possible. The new jedi order book series by multiple authors includes books vector prime, dark tide. The star wars movies were a total success and they still are in our days. Star wars is an american epic spaceopera media franchise, centered on a film series created by george lucas that includes star wars 1977, the empire strikes back 1980, and return of the jedi 1983. From the adventures of luke skywalker in december 1976 to the latest novel, this timeline tracks the month and year of every star wars novel excluding childrens and graphic novels published. From a new hope to the mandalorian, find out how to watch star wars in chronological order. Even a commemoration of the franchises 40th anniversary. Salvatore sheds new light on the legend of star warsand skillfully illuminates one of our most beloved sagas.
This list does not include journals, graphic novels or comic books, which can be found in the list of star wars comic books. Young readers books are almost always an adaptation of a previously released piece of content. Jedi eclipse balance point dark journey dark tide i. With it came original books telling the backstory of characters old and new.
Galaxys edge, which is also placed in 34 aby by a timeline shown at d23 2019. This reading order contains all the star wars comics published since marvel reacquired the license from dark horse. Star wars is one of the largest film franchises ever. Please share this site with your friends if you enjoyed my list of star wars novels. Updated weekly with links to preorder so you can stay on top of the latest releases. Others have tried to read the books in chronological ordermeaning they read the books from the beginning to the end of the star wars timelinebut found themselves starting in the totally unfamiliar era of the old republic see our fulllength article on the topic here. The period between revenge of the sith and a new hope is a dark one. Unlike most creators you see on this site, george lucas has never written a star wars novel, but instead commissioned dozens and dozens of other writers such as john jackson miller, kevin j. The skywalker saga is over, and you might be wondering how to watch the star wars movies in order now that the rise of skywalker is out on home video. Should you read star wars books in chronological order. Star wars is an epic space opera franchise created by american film producer, screenwriter and director george lucas. For a full list of every canon star wars book out there, check out wookiepedia. List of novels by release date wookieepedia fandom.
An unexpected offer threatens the bond between quigon jinn and obiwan kenobi as the two jedi navigate a dangerous new planet and an uncertain future in the first canon star wars novel to take place before the events of star wars. Feb 23, 2015 my rundown of my recommended reading order for star wars books link to video i mentioned s. Aliens invisible to the force invade the galaxy with living weapons in the new jedi order, a. The machete order, introduced by rod hilton in 2011 and muchdiscussed in fan circles since, suggests a viewing order with no episode i whatsoever, keeping. Simple list of star wars books in order of when they take place, with sidebyside timelines for legends and the new canon. The star wars audio books are always an enjoyment for me to listen to. The high republic is a new series of books and comics about the golden age of the jedi. The time line for the star wars books are indicated with bby before battle of yavin in star wars episode iv. This includes all film novelizations, novels, comics, young readers, reference books, roleplaying sourcebooks, and more. Precipice by john jackson miller an ebook novella lost tribe of the sith. This series of books follows the omega squad, which is a group of clone troopers. Star wars new jedi order complete set 19 books new jedi. This is the realtime chronological novel publishing timeline. Actually, the star wars movies are more known as the book series and this trilogy has millions of fans around the globe.
With the new series of films from disney, lucasfilm decided give filmmakers a clean slate. A fantastic series of books that take place during the clone wars are the star wars republic commando novels. They either included everything being published, or left off the. The companys focus would be shifted towards a restructured star wars canon based on new material. This list is organized by release date, and separated by year, as defined by lucas licensing. The high republic is a new series of books and comics. Jul 18, 2019 here are the best star wars books from 2018 to 2019. Star wars canon novels a reading order justin beeson medium. A crash of fate takes place months after the hosnian cataclysm, which is dated to 34 aby by star wars. The period between revenge of the sith and a new hope is a dark. The classic star wars trilogy continues in the empire strikes back 1980 and return of the jedi.
That film leads directly into the events of 1977s megahit blockbuster star wars. The phantom menace set 32 years before a new hope star wars episode ii. Episode v the empire strikes back 1980 when you begin watching episode v the empire strikes back, you not only get answers to the questions that arose at the end of a new hope, but also an insight into why george lucas opted to make the saga in such an unorthodox fashion. This timeline is organized chronologically and in six different categories. Dark tide agents of chaos edge of victory enemy lines force heretic.
Our guide to the star wars expanded universe in reading order. Star wars new jedi order complete set 19 books new jedi order, 119 ingram book group on. New star wars canon timeline in chronological order. Your vital onestop source for everything star wars past, present and future. This is actually marvels second series focused on the dark lord though the first chronologically, but with a different focus and a different team. Celebrating the greatest space adventure saga of all time, star wars insider really gets the reader inside the worlds of star wars through exclusive interviews, behindthescenes exposes.
The rise of skywalker has released on digital, the 42. It is a solemn time for the new republic, as the merciless yuuzhan vong continue their campaign of destruction. These 8 books give you the necessary backstory to everything that happens from the last star wars movie return of the jedi until the first book of the njo vector prime. May 04, 2017 its sort of an underworld take on the star wars universes, but it never quite lives up to its potential. So ive stepped in to try and help you solve one of those problems. You may be looking for star wars books by inuniverse chronological order. As the last surviving sith, darth bane promulgated a harsh new directive. The official site for star wars, featuring the latest on star wars. Mar 16, 2020 you can watch all the star wars movies in order, even earlier than anticipated, thanks to a surprise early release. This is a timeline for books considered canon in the new continuity. My rundown of my recommended reading order for star wars books link to video i mentioned s. The first books and comics are set to debut at star wars celebration anaheim in august 2020 with star wars. A crash of fate must therefore also be set in 34 aby.
The new jedi order was the restored and reformed jedi organization, in the wake of the great. Le nouvel ordre jedi includes freestanding books and short stories and the following subseries. This is how you watch the star wars movies in chronological order. The tiein novels are still being published, but theyre. The galaxy far, far away shows no signs of slowing down any time soon, with new instalments, rewrites and retcons adding to the franchise.
How to watch the star wars movies in order toms guide. The ultimate guide to reading the star wars books reedsy. Novels and novelizations are separated, as are junior novels and junior novelizations. This particular story is a rather poignant one since some major eu characters is killed off in this story, which makes it sad, yet heroic, as it occurs to defeat. The first star wars novel was published in 1976 in the decades since, dozens of books set in the galaxy far, far away have been released, stories for all ages starring the likes of luke. The high republic has enlisted toptier, fanfavorite authors claudia gray, justina ireland, daniel jose older, cavan scott, and charles soule to craft this new era of star wars publishing. A complete list of all fulllength star wars novels in chronological order. The series depicts the adventures of various characters a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. The brutal enemy has unleashed a savage creature capable of finding and killing jedi knights. Its the first star wars book to ever utilize input from the lucasfilm story group. This is a list of original novels, novel adaptations, original junior novels, junior novel adaptations, young readers, and short stories in the star wars franchise.1300 994 545 25 983 258 833 445 750 707 1013 9 605 1551 231 1231 1236 1611 142 1369 623 987 810 1399 945 222 1527 401 435 259 1185 798 425 1360 1594 766 1614 343 593 261 585 171 510 212