Thursday, February 10, 2011

100+ Star Wars Books (or comics) you have to read

Comics are coming in Graphic Novel form, so most of these are presented that way. This list is by no means exhaustive, but these are 100+ books (in chronological order) that I would recommend.

1) Tales of the Jedi: The Golden Age of the Sith (Dark Horse) *Ancient Star Wars history
2) Tales of the Jedi: Fall of the Sith Empire (Dark Horse) *Ancient Star Wars history
3) Tales of the Jedi: Knights of the Old Republic (Dark Horse) *
4) Tales of the Jedi: The Freedon Nadd Uprising (Dark Horse) *
5) Tales of the Jedi: Dark Lords of the Sith (Dark Horse) *
6) Tales of the Jedi: The Sith War (Dark Horse) *
7) Tales of the Jedi: Redemption (Dark Horse) *
7.5) *Red Harvest -- ADDED 7/15
8) Darth Bane: Path of Destruction & Darth Bane: Rule of Two *
9) Legacy of the Jedi/Secrets of the Jedi (combined 2 books into 1) **stories of the line from Yoda-Count Dooku-Qui Gon Jinn-Obi Wan Kenobi-Anakin Skywalker
10) The Rise and Fall of Darth Vader
11) The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi
12) Jango Fett: Open Seasons (Dark Horse)
12.5) *Darth Plagueis -- ADDED 7/15
13) Cloak of Deception
14) Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter
15) The Phantom Menace Novelization
16) Rogue Planet
17) Outbound Flight
18) The Approaching Storm
19) The Attack of the Clones Novelization
20) The Cestus Deception
21) Jedi Trial
22) The Clone Wars Volumes 1-9 TPB: (Dark Horse) (Best comic series in my opnion)
22.5) *Star Wars: Dark Disciple -- ADDED 7/15
23) Yoda: Dark Rendezvous
24) Labyrinth of Evil (1st book of the "Dark Lord" trilogy) (GREAT BOOK)
25) Revenge of the Sith Novelization (2nd book of the "Dark Lord" trilogy)
26) Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader (3rd book of "Dark Lord" trilogy)
26.4) *Lords of the Sith -- ADDED 7/15
26.5) *Tarkin -- ADDED 7/15
27) Han Solo Trilogy (Paradise Snare, Hutt Gambit, Rebel Dawn) *BEST of the BEST
27.5) *Death Troopers -- ADDED 7/15
28) A New Hope Novelization
29) Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina
30) Star Wars (Marvel Comics Ongoing Series)
30.5) *Star Wars: Scoundrels -- ADDED 7/15  (Very Good Read)
31) Death Star
32) The Bounty Hunter Wars Trilogy (The Mandalorian Armor, Slave Ship, Hard Merchandise)
33) Allegiance
34) Splinter of the Mind's Eye
35) The Empire Strikes Back Novelization
36) Tales of the Bounty Hunters
37) Shadows of the Empire (book) & Shadows of the Empire (Dark Horse TPB)
38) Return of the Jedi Novelization
39) Tales from Jabba's Palace
40) Tales from the Empire
41) Tales from the New Republic
42) The Truce at Bakura
43) Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor
44) X-Wing Rogue Squadron (Dark Horse Comics)
45) Dark Forces (Soldier for the Empire, Rebel Agent, Jedi Knight TPB Dark Horse)
46) X-Wing: Rogue Squadron
47) X-Wing: Wedge's Gamble
48) X-Wing: The Krytos Trap
49) X-Wing: The Bacta War
50) X-Wing: Wraith Squadron
51) X-Wing: Iron Fist
52) X-Wing: Solo Command
53) The Courtship of Princess Leia
54) Tatooine Ghost
55) Thrawn Trilogy (Heir to the Empire, Dark Force Rising, The Last Command) * BEST of the BEST
56) X-Wing: Isard's Revenge
57) Dark Empire Comic (Dark Horse) & Dark Empire II Comic (Dark Horse)
58) Crimson Empire (Dark Horse) & Crimson Empire II (Dark Horse)
59) I, Jedi (GREAT BOOK)
60) The Jedi Academy Trilogy (Jedi Search, Dark Apprentice, Champions of the Force) (GOOD)
61) X-Wing: Starfighters of Adumar
62) The Black Fleet Crisis Trilogy (Before the Storm, Shield of Lies, Tyrant's Test)
63) The New Rebellion
64) The Corellian Trilogy (Ambush at Corellia, Assault at Selonia, Showdown at Centerpoint)
65) The Hand of Thrawn Duology (Specter of the Past, Vision of the Future)
66) Union (Dark Horse)
67) Junior Jedi Knights Series (Young Readers, but very good. Not listing separately)
68) Young Jedi Knights Series (Young Readers, but very good. Not listing separately)
69) The New Jedi Order: Vector Prime
70) The New Jedi Order: Dark Tide (I: Onslaught, II: Ruin)
71) The New Jedi Order: Agents of Chaos (I: Hero's Trial, II: Jedi Eclipse)
72) The New Jedi Order: Balance Point
73) The New Jedi Order: Recovery
74) The New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory (I: Conquest, II: Rebirth)
75) The New Jedi Order: Star by Star * BEST of the BEST
76) The New Jedi Order: Dark Journey
77) The New Jedi Order: Enemy Lines (I: Rebel Dream, II: Rebel Stand)
78) The New Jedi Order: Traitor
79) The New Jedi Order: Destiny's Way w/(ebook) Ylesia
80) The New Jedi Order: Force Heretic (I: Remnant, II: Refugee)
81) The New Jedi Order: The Final Prophecy
82) The New Jedi Order: The Unifying Force
83) The Dark Nest Trilogy (The Joiner King, The Unseen Queen, The Swarm War)
84) Legacy of the Force: I Betrayal
85) Legacy of the Force: II Bloodlines
86) Legacy of the Force: III Tempest
87) Legacy of the Force: IV Exile
88) Legacy of the Force: V Sacrifice
89) Legacy of the Force: VI Inferno
90) Legacy of the Force: VII Fury
91) Legacy of the Force: VIII Revelation
92) Legacy of the Force: IX Invincible
93) Crosscurrent
94) Millenium Falcon
95) Fate of the Jedi: I Outcast
96) Fate of the Jedi: II Omen
97) Fate of the Jedi: III Abyss
98) Fate of the Jedi: IV Backlash
99) Fate of the Jedi: V Allies
100) Fate of the Jedi: VI Vortex
101) Fate of the Jedi: VII Conviction
102) Fate of the Jedi: VIII Ascension
103) Fate of the Jedi: IX Apocalypse
104) Legacy (Dark Horse Comics)

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