Fiction Books (young adult / juvenile)

Here is all there is to know about upcoming Star Wars (young adult/juvenile fiction) books! Below the shortlist is a complete listing with solicitations, publisher info, and pre-order links! Click the covers to see a bigger image!

Enjoy! Happy reading and collecting!!!!

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shortlist juvenile fiction

June 29, 2021

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – RACE TO CRASHPOINT TOWER

middle-grade hardcover original # 2 (USA)

July 27, 2021

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – OUT OF THE SHADOWS

hardcover original # 2 (USA)

September 7, 2021

STAR WARS: LIFE DAY TREASURY

Holiday Stories from a Galaxy Far, far Away

hardcover original (USA)

October 5, 2021

STAR WARS: QUEEN’S PERIL

trade paperback reprint (USA)

November 2, 2021

STAR WARS: QUEEN’S HOPE

hardcover original (USA)

January 11, 2022

STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN [untitled junior novel]

softcover original (USA)

also in January 2022

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – MIDNIGHT HORIZON

hardcover original (USA)

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – MISSION TO DISASTER

hardcover original (USA)

June 7, 2022

STAR WARS [untitled middle-grade novel]

hardcover original (USA)

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JUNE 29, 2021

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – RACE TO CRASHPOINT TOWER

middle-grade hardcover original # 2 (USA)

publisher info:

written by Daniel José Older

illustrated by Petur Antonsson
hardcover (240 pages)
Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-3680-6066-0
$ 14.99

audiobook download (unabridged: 3 hours and 20 minutes)
read by Todd Haberkorn
Disney – Lucasfilm Press

solicitation copy:

The Republic Fair is coming! Visitors from all over the galaxy are traveling to the planet Valo for a massive, awe-inspiring festival celebrating the Republic. While his fellow Valons prepare for the fair, Jedi Padawan Ram Jomaram is hiding out in his favorite place: a dingy garage filled with mechanical parts and tools. But when a security alarm goes off on the nearby hilltop nicknamed Crashpoint Peak, he ventures out with his trusty droid V-18 to investigate. There he discovers that someone has knocked out Valo’s communications tower—a frightening sign that Valo, and the Republic Fair, are in danger. Sure enough, as Ram races to warn the Jedi, the dreaded Nihil unleash a surprise attack! It’s up to Ram to face down the enemy at Crashpoint Tower and send a call for help to the Republic. Luckily, he’s about to get some assistance from unexpected new friends…

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover / amazon audiobook download

UK: amazon hardcover / amazon audiobook download

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JULY 27, 2021

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – OUT OF THE SHADOWS

hardcover original # 2 (USA)

publisher info:

written by Justina Ireland
hardcover (352 pages)
Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-368-06065-3
$ 17.99

solicitation copy:

The darkest secrets are the hardest to bring to light….

Sylvestri Yarrow is on a streak of bad luck with no end of sight. She’s been doing her best to keep the family cargo business going after her mom’s death, but between mounting debt and increasing attacks by the Nihil on unsuspecting ships, Syl is in danger of losing all she has left of her mother. She heads to the galactic capital of Coruscant for help, but gets sidetracked when  she’s drawn into a squabble between two of the Republic’s most powerful families over a patch of space on the frontier. Tangled up in familial politics is the last place Syl wants to be, but the promise of a big payoff is enough to keep her interested…

Meanwhile, Jedi Knight Vernestra Rwoh has been summoned to Coruscant, but with no idea of why or by whom. She and her Padawan Imri Cantaros arrive at the capital along with Jedi Master Cohmac Vitus and his Padawan, Reath Silas—and are asked to assist with the property dispute on the frontier. But why? What is so important about an empty patch of space? The answer will lead Vernestra to a new understanding of her abilities, and take Syl back to the past…and to truths that will finally come out of the shadows.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

UK: amazon hardcover

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SEPTEMBER 7, 2021

STAR WARS: LIFE DAY TREASURY
Holiday Stories from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:
written by Cavan Scott & George Mann
illustrations by Grant Griffin
hardcover (192 pages)

Disney-Lucasfilm Press

ISBN 978-1-36807-088-1
$ 17.99

solicitation copy:

Cozy up with this collection of holiday-themed midwinter stories from throughout the galaxy far, far away!

From George Mann and Grant Griffin, the same team that brought us the stunning Star Wars: Myths & Fables and Star Wars: Dark Legends–with the addition of best-selling author Cavan Scott–this collection of eight myths and fables told around winter fires and high-tech heating pods across the galaxy will bring holiday joy to young and old Star Wars fans alike. From Jedi in the city to Ewoks in the forest, from Wookiees to droids, in this charming collection you will find holiday feasts, ghostly apparitions, snowy adventures, and much more. Ultimately these are stories of hope in the darkest of days. Of family, found and otherwise. Of kindness. And of love.

This is a holiday treasury that will be long remembered….

preview:

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

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OCTOBER 5, 2021

STAR WARS: QUEEN’S PERIL

trade paperback reprint of the June 2, 2020 hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:

written by E.K. Johnston
trade paperback reprint (288 pages)
Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-36807-719-4
$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

A prequel to the New York Times best-selling novel Queen’s Shadow, further exploring the life of the iconic Padmé Amidala!

When fourteen-year-old Padmé Naberrie wins the election for Queen of Naboo, she adopts the name Amidala and leaves her family to the rule from the royal palace. To keep her safe and secure, she’ll need a group of skilled handmaidens who can be her assistants, confidantes, defenders, and decoys. Each girl is selected for her particular talents, but it will be up to Padmé to unite them as a group. When Naboo is invaded by forces of the Trade Federation, Queen Amidala and her handmaidens will face the greatest test–of themselves, and of each other.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon trade paperback / audiobook download

UK: amazon trade paperback

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NOVEMBER 2, 2021

STAR WARS: QUEEN’S HOPE

hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:

written by E.K. Johnston
hardcover (352 pages)
Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-368-07593-0
$ 17.99

solicitation copy:

A peace-loving senator faces a time of war in another thrilling Padmé Amidala adventure from the author of the New York Times best-sellers Queen’s Peril and Queen’s Shadow!

Padmé is adjusting to being a wartime senator during the Clone Wars. Her secret husband, Anakin Skwyalker, is off fighting the war, and excels at being a wartime Jedi. In contrast, when Padmé gets the opportunity to see the casualties on the war-torn front lines, she is horrified. The stakes have never been higher for the galaxy, or for the newly-married couple.

Meanwhile, with Padmé on a secret mission, her handmaiden Sabé steps into the role of Senator Amidala, something no handmaiden has done for an extended period of time. While in the Senate, Sabé is equally horrified by the machinations that happen there. She comes face to face with a gut-wrenching decision as she realizes that she cannot fight a war this way, not even for Padmé.

And Chancellor Palpatine hovers over it all, manipulating the players to his own ends…

from starwars.com:

It is a time of conflict and Padmé Amidala finds herself cast in new roles as a wartime senator, a wife, and a rebellious woman on a mission.

But still, there is hope.

In her new book, Queen’s Hope, author E.K. Johnston will complete her trilogy exploring Padmé’s life during her early years on the senate floor, on the throne of Naboo, and ultimately entangled with Anakin Skywalker, Jedi General, during a dark time in the galaxy’s history. While Anakin excels at leading the clone soldiers on battlefronts across the galaxy, Padmé is horrified by the repercussions left behind on war-torn planets. Although the peace-loving senator is still an active member of the Galactic Republic’s lawmakers, she employs her loyal handmaiden, Sabé, when duty calls her to a secret mission that forces her double to serve the senate for an extended period, witnessing the war from the political arena.

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover / audiobook download

UK: amazon hardcover

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JANUARY 11, 2022

STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN [untitled junior novel]

softcover original (USA)

publisher info:

written by Joe Schreiber

paperback (208 pages)

Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-3680-7596-1
$ 6.99

solicitation copy:

Relive the excitement of the second season of Star Wars: The Mandalorian!

The Mandalorian and Grogu continue their journey to find more of Grogu’s kind as they make their way through a dangerous galaxy in the tumultuous era following the fall of the Empire. They will encounter strange creatures, mysterious Jedi, old friends, and the sinister Moff Gideon, who wants the Child for his own purposes….

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon softcover

UK: amazon softcover

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also in JANUARY 2022

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – MIDNIGHT HORIZON

original hardcover (USA) 

publisher info:

written by Daniel José Older

hardcover

Disney – Lucasfilm Press

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

UK: amazon hardcover

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STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – MSSION TO DISASTER

original hardcover (USA) 

publisher info:

written by Justine Ireland

hardcover

Disney – Lucasfilm Press

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

UK: amazon hardcover

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JUNE 7, 2022

STAR WARS [untitled middle-grade novel]

hardcover original (USA)

publisher info:

written by Mark Oshiro
hardcover (240 pages)
Disney – Lucasfilm Press
ISBN 978-1-368-07603-6
$ 14.99

solicitation copy:

An exciting new Star Wars book for middle grade readers!

links (starwarstimeline.com gets commissions for purchases made through links on this website):

USA: amazon hardcover

UK: amazon hardcover

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