Say you decided youd like to read all the star wars books in existence. This list does not include most young readers books or short novellas. The star wars series began in 1978 with splinter of the minds eye, to be followed by hundreds of novels by many different authors. Tarkin by james luceno, thrawn by timothy zahn, bloodline by claudia gray, lords of the sith by paul s. A complete timeline of every star wars movie and tv show. Del rey launched an online interactive star wars books timeline so you can see where the adult star wars books fall in relation to each other and the films. Star wars timeline where science meets science fiction. The events of the film fit right into the middle of the star wars timeline, which will get even more complicated with several planned sequels and spinoffs hitting theaters in the coming years. Its rarely aired in any sort of chronological order, and even the film which supposedly kicked the whole franchise off technically has two episodes of the show preceding it, the first partway through season 2, and the second partway through the first season.
All listed chronologically based on the events they describe. Based on the screenplay of the eagerly anticipated final film in george lucass epic saga, bestselling star wars author matthew stovers novel crackles with. Swdatapad is the ultimate chronological timeline and release date lists for star wars media in the official canon. Simple star wars book list timeline of star wars novels. Actually, the star wars movies are more known as the book series and this trilogy has millions of fans around the globe. The star wars legends book series by multiple authors includes books dookus secret army star wars. And it made me want to tell stories im trying to write a book but its a story for another time. The clone wars decide your destiny, heir to the empire, star wars. The complete canon star wars book timeline youtini. This timeline is organized chronologically and in six different categories. Star wars is an american epic spaceopera media franchise, centered on a film series created. A chronology of star wars games cheese talks to himself. The panel was enjoyable and seemed well pitched toward its audience, but it didnt dive as deeply into the chronology of star wars titles as i had hoped. As regards the ongoing controversy over the disney universe and the expanded universe, this page which is an extension of the star wars expanded universe timeline website regards the latter as canon and the former as infinities, though it accepts workable elements from the du into the eu.
What are the star wars novels in chronological order. Others have tried to read the books in chronological order meaning they read the books from the beginning to the end of the star wars timeline but found themselves starting in the totally unfamiliar era of the old republic see our fulllength article on the topic here. I wanted to keep track of my slow progress reading through all the star wars canon novels, but i couldnt find a good list. If youre new to star wars books in general, you might want to check out this piece by a fellow rioter on where to start, but this list. All star wars books published by del rey and its imprints feature a timeline listing the novels, the star wars films, the clone wars and star wars rebels television series. The list is sorted in chronological order, in the time line relative to the movies. Star wars new jedi order complete set 19 books new jedi order, 119 by ingram book group jan. Euonly material can be found in the individual eras. There is a whole galaxy of books about star wars, hundreds of them, if were counting the eu expanded universe. I just started reading the star trek books and would like to know what is the best order for reading so that i can progress chronologically.
See the complete star wars legends series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Cheese talks to himself about star wars games late last year, i attended a pax australia panel titled xwings and tieins, which advertised itself as a brief history of very bad and some not so bad star wars games. Long forgotten, unreprinted star wars adventures and nonfiction literature. Star wars novel timeline swbookzone shows star wars book. A complete list of all fulllength star wars novels in chronological order. In cases where series were not published in their chronological order, we have noted that as well. This article is about prose novels and anthologies and other books. The star wars expanded universe timeline home facebook. Zahn is particularly known for writing the thrawn series of novels under the star wars series. Plif lives with marvel star wars stats and loads of fun pages. Featuring detailed illustrations of the fascinating aliens and creatures that fill the star wars universe, this collectible gift book is a musthave for fans across the galaxy. Heres two images below from the 2017 paperback edition of the thrawn nove. Is there a chronological reading order for star trek books. Online shopping from a great selection at books store.
Shattered empire comics series by greg rucka, marco checcheletto, and joe caramagna, followed by star wars. Timeline comparison star wars reading chronology libguides. If your desire to get better acquainted with star wars lit has been sparked by the upcoming release of the rise of skywalker, this is the list for you. He was born on september 1, 1951 in chicago, illinois, u.
A definitive legends clone wars timeline was never established by lucasfilm. I fell in love with space, science fiction, fantasy and movies. 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. Updated regularly, with new releases and upcoming titles highlightesd. This is the full and complete list of all officially released star wars timeline of canon books novels, novelizations of the movies, comic books and all movies and tv shows. This timeline is organized by chronology, and separated by era, as defined by lucas licensing. Disney also recently announced two upcoming tv series based on the existing characters in the star wars universe. These books contain short star wars stories from several notable science fiction authors with stories that span different timelines. This is a timeline for books considered canon in the new continuity. This is a list of star wars novels, novellas, and short stories. The list contains all disney and marvel officially released and published stories.
I discovered the original star wars trilogy for the first time on vhs tapes in 1995 and it changed my life. Consequently this list does not include journals, graphic novels, or comic books. Solo a star wars story 2018 due for a may 25 release date 41 years exactly since the release of the original, episode iv, solo is the first chronological introduction we get into one of. This is a timeline for novels, young adult books, and ebooks in the. This timeline constitutes a mutimedia of films, tv episodes, novels, short stories, comics, young adult novels, and childrens books and comics. So ive stepped in to try and help you solve one of those problems. List of star wars books in chronological order adinos blog. Del rey debuts interactive star wars books timeline. This star wars legends article contains information that is affected by the star wars. The ultimate guide to reading the star wars books reedsy. Bloodline by claudia grey honestly, one of the best star wars books ever written, and my personal favorite, featuring a 40something leia and a lot of the political leadin to the force awakens. Into the void by tim lebbon old republic era 5,000 4975 bby lost tribe of the sith.
Star wars timeline of canon movies, books and comics. 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. Each novel, which has been organized in chronological order, offers an. The phantom menace, in the era of the glorious high republic, the noble and wise jedi knights must face a frightening threat to themselves, the galaxy. The movies were extraordinary and the sceneries were really detailed and it was like you were actually reading the books. Young readers books are almost always an adaptation of a previously released piece of content. In broad strokes, these novels paint the major galactic events that have taken place and add tons of context to the events taking place between the movies. The time line for the star wars books are indicated with bby before battle of yavin in star wars. These are the best star wars books in the star wars expanded universe, including the thrawn trilogy and shatterpoint. The series depicts the adventures of various characters a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. The best order to watch every movie and tv show, from the mandalorian to the last jedi. Add all the spinoffs and tv series, comics, and books, and its downright behemoth. This timeline includes published and approved unpublished star wars stories.
What do you actually need to pick up, and what can you set aside. Novels and novelizations are separated, as are junior novels and junior novelizations. Tbones famous star wars site include cutscenes, scripts, and so much more. Young adult books can be found on their own ya books page. Release date, title, authors, publisher, notes, fictional timeline, maturity rating, audiobook. Timothy zahn is a famous novelist from the united states of america, who likes to write the novels based on the fantasy and science fiction genres.
Precipice by john jackson miller an ebook novella lost tribe of the sith. Star wars novel timeline an up to date list of the star wars novels in chronological order. And if you feel like exploring other areas in the universe of science fiction. This is a graphical list of star wars novels that have been published to date, excluding graphic novels, reference books and some electronically published novels. This is a simple list of all of the fulllength star wars novels to date, in chronological order of when the stories take place. 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. Star wars novel timeline from old republic era to legacy. The jedi path and book of sith deluxe box set star wars gifts, sith book, jedi code, star wars book set.
The exact chronology of the events described in this article is currently unknown. Timeline novel publishing timeline star wars books. Star wars canon novels a reading order justin beeson. Many derivative star wars works have been produced in conjunction with, between, and after. Insider made a timeline to show how those new stories about existing characters will fit into the chronological timeline of events in all the movies and tv shows fans are already watching.
Star wars legends is too massive to fit into a single 100 book list, therefore this is part 3 of a multiple part list that contains all novels, young adult books, and ebooks in the expanded universelegends continuity in order of the timeline. Jjms great timeline and list of marvel appearances. Star wars legends books chronological order part 3 100. The clone wars has always had a confusing timeline. Simple list of star wars books in order of when they take place, with sidebyside timelines for legends and the new canon. We have listed all of these star wars series by their chronology.
Books whose stories overlap within the same timeline are listed in recommended reading order based on my own judgement. This is the realtime chronological novel publishing timeline. The phantom menace lucasfilm has divided their titles into different eras with symbols designating such. Rey, and finn must struggle to rebuild the resistance after their defeat at the hands of the first order in star wars. The mandalorians place on the star wars timeline was further confirmed in episode 3, when greef carga made mention of the nascent new republic, giving us our first sense of other happenings in.1171 1159 28 1198 466 982 1340 140 376 557 1088 13 1055 1249 1001 852 1071 1087 1561 320 886 1305 409 834 880 906 1179 847 1446 919 712 483