Book Review: ‘Before the Awakening’ by Greg Rucka

January 12, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Disney, Lucasfilm, Reviews, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Looking for answers? Before the Awakening by Greg Rucka has them. Find out why Finn can fight with a lightsaber, how Rey learned to fly and why Poe joined the Resistance. All that and more. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

October 2, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, DK, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • has a bunch of book info on upcoming titles you can check out here including new cover art and summaries. While the Art of and the Visual Guide are new news, Before the Awakening by Greg Rucka is. I really enjoyed his Han Solo novel Smuggler’s Run, so I’ll definitely be getting this one.


A companion piece to the Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens character novels, Star Wars: Before the Awakening is an anthology book that focuses on the lives of Rey, Finn, and Poe before the events of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

  • Nerdist has two animated videos, one of Jason Fry’s The Weapon of a Jedi and one of Greg Rucka’s Smuggler’s Run. They’re pretty cool looking, but might contain spoilers if you haven’t read the books yet.
  • Aside from Star Wars, pre-orders are up for the Warcraft movie prequel novel by Christie Golden.

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