Non-Fiction

This page includes all there is to known about upcoming Star Wars (non-fiction adult) books! Below the shortlist is a complete listing with solicitations, publisher info, and pre-order links! Click on the covers and preview-images to see a bigger image!

Enjoy! Happy reading and collecting!!!!

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July 13, 2021

SECRETS OF THE FORCE

The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Wars

hardcover (USA)

August 10, 2021

HOT WHEELS: GARAGE OF LEGENDS

A Photographic Guide To Life-Size Versions of Your Favorite Die-cast Cars

hardcover (USA)

August 12, 2021

LUCASFILM: FILMMAKING, PHILOSOPHY, AND THE STAR WARS UNIVERSE

Philosophical Filmmaker-series

hardcover/softcover (USA)

August 13, 2021

STAR WARS MULTIVERSE

Quick Takes: Movies & Popular Culture

hardcover/softcover (USA)

August 24, 2021

HOWARD KAZANJIAN: A PRODUCER’S LIFE

hardcover (USA)

September 7, 2021

THE GEEK’S COOKBOOK

Easy Recipes Inspired by Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, and More!

softcover (USA)

STAR WARS : YEAR BY YEAR – A VISUAL HISTORY: NEW EDITION

hardcover (USA)

September 14, 2021

WALTER TANDY MURCH

Paintings and Drawings, 1925 – 1967

hardcover (USA)

October 5, 2021

OUR BLESSED REBEL QUEEN

Essays on Carrie Fisher and Princess Leia

hardcover/softcover (USA)

SIDESHOW: FINE ART PRINTS Vol. 2

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: BATTLES THAT CHANGED THE GALAXY

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN SEASON ONE BOXED SET

boxed hardcovers (USA)

THE UNOFFICIAL DISNEY PARKS DRINK RECIPE BOOK

From LeFou’s Brew to the Jedi Mind Trick: 100+ Magical Disney-Inspired Drinks

hardcover (USA)

October 19, 2021

STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN – THE TINY BOOK OF GROGU

hardcover (USA)

October 26, 2021

HOW THE FORCE CAN FIX THE WORLD

Lessons on Life, Liberty and Happiness from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

unlicensed hardcover (USA)

SHADOWLINE

The Art of Iain McCaig 

updated and expanded hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE – THE OFFICIAL BLACK SPIRE OUTPOST COOKBOOK GIFT SET

gfitset (USA)

STAR WARS: JEDI ARTIFACTS

Treasures from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: THE LIFE DAY COOKBOOK

Official Holiday Recipes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

hardcover (USA)

November 2, 2021

STAR WARS CHARACTER ENCYCLOPEDIA – UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION
hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS INSIDER: THE GALAXY’S GREATEST HEROES

In the Words of the People Who Created Them

softcover (USA)

November 5, 2021

BECKETT STAR WARS COLLECTIBLES PRICE GUIDE 2022

softcover (USA)

November 9, 2021

STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS

The Official Collector’s Edition

hardcover (USA)

December 7, 2021

STAR WARS: BE MORE BOBA FETT

hardcover (USA)

January 4, 2022

STAR WARS: INNER JEDI

A Guided Journal for Training in the Light Side of the Force

hardcover (USA)

January 11, 2022

STAR WARS: TRIBUTE TO STAR WARS

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: YODA ONE FOR ME

A Little Book of Love and Friendship from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

hardcover (USA)

February 22, 2022

STAR WARS INSIDER PRESENTS:THE MANDALORIAN SEASON TWO Vol. 1

softcover

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JULY 13, 2021

SECRETS OF THE FORCE

The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Wars

hardcover (unlicensed) (USA)

publisher info:

written by Edward Gross & Mark A. Altman
hardcover (496 pages)
St. Martin’s Press
ISBN 978-1-2502-3687-6
$ 29.99

digital audio
ISBN 978-1-2508-0251-4
$ 32.99

solicitation copy:

From the authors of The Fifty-Year Mission and So Say We All, the first and only comprehensive oral history of the Star Wars movie franchise…

For the past four decades, no film saga has touched the world in the way that Star Wars has, capturing the imaginations of filmgoers and filmmakers alike. Now, for the first time ever, Edward Gross and Mark A. Altman, the bestselling authors of The Fifty-Year Mission, are telling the entire story of this blockbuster franchise from the very beginning in a single exhaustive volume. Featuring the commentaries of hundreds of actors and filmmakers involved with and impacted by Star Wars, as well as writers, commentators, critics, executives, authors, film historians, toy experts and many more, Secrets of the Force, will reveal all in Altman and Gross’s critically acclaimed oral history format from the birth of the original film through the latest sequels and the new televisions series.

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USA: amazon hardcover / amazon digital / amazon audiobook download

UK: amazon hardcover / amazon audiobook download

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AUGUST 10, 2021

HOT WHEELS: GARAGE OF LEGENDS

A Photographic Guide To Life-Size Versions of Your Favorite Die-cast Cars

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Weldon Owen
hardcover (160 pages)
Chronicle Books
ISBN 978-1-6818-8705-0
$ 34.99

solicitation copy:

A virtual galley of beautiful, exotic, and unique concept car entries created by Hot Wheels fans in contests to add to the hugely popular Hot Wheels collection.

Every year, the legendary Hot Wheels toy company holds its “Garage of Legends” contest, in which fans around America compete to have their unique concept car be the next added to the collection. The contest winners and other unique full-size scale models tour Walmart stores around the country; over 110,000 people attended 2019’s events. This book collects never-before-seen images and descriptions of these one-of-a-kind cars and the people who design them. Sales opportunities at the Walmart event and through Hot Wheels membership organization.

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USA: amazon hardcover

UK: amazon hardcover

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AUGUST 12, 2021

LUCASFILM: FILMMAKING, PHILOSOPHY, AND THE STAR WARS UNIVERSE

Philosophical Filmmaker-series

hardcover/softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

written by Cyrus R.K. Patell
series editor: Costica Bradatan
Bloomsbury Academic

hardcover (240 pages)
ISBN 978-1-35010-060-2
$ 90.00

softcover (240 pages)
ISBN 978-1-35010-061-9
$ 29.95

solicitation copy:

From Star Wars: A New Hope to The Rise of Skywalker, this is the first complete assessment and philosophical exploration of the Lucasfilm universe.

Lucasfilm examines the ways these iconic films were shaped by global cultural mythologies and world cinema, as well as philosophical ideas from the fields of aesthetics and political theory. Cyrus Patell also looks at how this ever-expanding universe of cultural products and enterprises became a global brand and asks: can a film director be both an auteur and a corporation?

More than any other film franchise, Star Wars and Lucasfilm have become part of the cultural imagination. The passionate fan base has played a decisive role in the themes, content, casting and direction of George Lucas’ oeuvre. Within these pages, Patell explores what it means for films and their creator to become part of cultural history in in unprecedented way.

Cyrus R. K. Patell is Global Network Professor of Literature at NYU, Abu Dhabi and Professor of English at NYU in New York, USA.

Costica Bradatan is a Professor of Humanities in the Honors College at Texas Tech University, USA, and an Honorary Research Professor of Philosophy at University of Queensland, Australia. Bradatan writes regularly for such publications as the New York Times, Times Literary Supplement, Aeon, Dissent, and The New Statesman, and serves as the Religion/Comparative Studies Editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books.

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USA: amazon hardcover / amazon softcover

UK: amazon hardcover / amazon softcover

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AUGUST 13, 2021

STAR WARS MULTIVERSE

Quick Takes: Movies & Popular Culture

hardcover/softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

written by Carmelo Esterrich

hardcover (112 pages)
Rutgers University Press
ISBN 978-1-9788-1526-1
$ 65.00

softcover (112 pages)
Rutgers University Press
ISBN 978-1-9788-1525-4
$ 17.95

solicitation copy:

Star Wars may have started out as a film about a Manichean battle between good and evil, but as countless filmmakers, novelists, animators, fan artists and even cosplayers have taken the opportunity to play in the fictional world George Lucas created, it has expanded into something far greater, resulting in a richly layered and diverse Star Wars multiverse.

Drawing from a full range of Star Wars media, including comics, children’s books, fan films, and television shows like Clone Wars and The Mandalorian, Carmelo Esterrich explores how these stories set in a galaxy far far away reflect issues that hit closer to home. He examines what they have to say about political oppression, authoritarianism, colonialism, discrimination, xenophobia, and perpetual war. Yet he also investigates subtler ways in which the personal is political within the multiverse, including its articulations of gender and sexuality, its cultural hierarchies of language use, and its complex relationships between humans, droids and myriad species. This book demonstrates that the Star Wars multiverse is not just a stage for thrilling interstellar battles, but also an exciting space for interpretation and discovery.

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USA: amazon hardcover / amazon softcover / amazon digital

UK: amazon hardcover / amazon softcover

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AUGUST 24, 2021

HOWARD KAZANJIAN: A PRODUCER’S LIFE

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Jonathan Rinzler
foreword by Marcia Lucas
hardcover (408 pages)
Cameron Books
ISBN 978-1-9518-3618-4
$ 35.00

solicitation copy:

A captivating exploration of the life, work, and insider insight of legendary film producer Howard Kazanjian

Howard Kazanjian, a film producer whose career spans 50 years, has collaborated with Hollywood legends such as Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, Sam Peckinpah, Steven Spielberg, and George Lucas, and worked on such classics as The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi. Complete with personal anecdotes from the front lines, and coupled with rare archival photographs, this full-length biography tells the story of Kazanjian’s rise in Hollywood and takes us behind the scenes of the producer’s role in some of the biggest blockbusters in film history.

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USA: amazon hardcover

UK: amazon hardcover

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SEPTEMBER 7, 2021

THE GEEK’S COOKBOOK

Easy Recipes Inspired by Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, and More!

softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

written by Liguori Lecomte

softcover (96 pages)

Skyhorse

ISBN 978-1-5107-6631-0

$ 13.99

solicitation copy:

Geeks, nerds, dorks, unite. Here is the gift you—and your families—have been waiting for—recipes for superfans of Game of Thrones, The Big Bang Theory, Star Wars, Harry Potter, and more!

Minecraft Cookies! Sam Gangee Stew with Nasty Fries and Lembas! Skywalker Verrine! The Geek’s Cookbook is the fun and easy geeky recipe book with dishes from all your favorite shows, movies, and video games! It’s packed with original and delicious recipes inspired by:
– Zelda
– The Walking Dead
– Minecraft
– Breaking Bad
– The Matrix
– Pokémon
– Dexter
– Lord of the Rings
– Batman

– Final Fantasy

Binge-watching your favorite season of Dexter, Breaking Bad, or The Walking Dead? Planning a Pokémon Go gaming party or a Harry Potter viewing party? Need sustenance to fuel your attempt to achieve the impossible and watch all six Star Wars movies in a row? Enter The Geek’s Cookbook, your guide to cooking all sorts of treats and goodies to nourish your inner (or outer) geek.

Send your taste buds to another world with over thirty recipes from your favorite series, TV shows, and video games. Experience the supreme taste of the Matrix Burger or the Sauron Tarts, succumb to the Dagobah Marsh in Herb Crust or the Karadoc Crunch. Top it all off with some Minecraft Cookies or Meringue Pokéball, and you’ve got yourself a meal fit for Geek royalty.

Eat like a geek!

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USA: amazon softcover

UK: amazon softcover

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STAR WARS: YEAR BY YEAR – A VISUAL HISTORY: NEW EDITION

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Kristen Baver & Pablo Hidalgo

hardcover (384 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-0-7440-2864-5

$ 40.00

solicitation copy:

Discover everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Star Wars in this complete history of the most famous franchise in movie history.

Painstakingly researched and superbly illustrated, Star Wars Year By Year: A Visual History, New Edition presents a unique Star Wars timeline-the full history of the amazing Star Wars phenomenon as you’ve never seen it before.

This stunning visual journey features trivia and cultural cornerstones from director George Lucas’ early life through to the iconic movie stills, comic books, novels, toys, video games, and theme parks that have spawned from five decades of seminal film making.

Fully updated and expanded, this edition encompasses all nine episodes of the original, prequel, and sequel trilogies, along with the standalone movies Rogue One and Solo, and the acclaimed television series, The Mandalorian.

Produced in full collaboration with Lucasfilm and written by renowned Star Wars experts, Star Wars Year by Year: A Visual History, New Edition is ideal for Star Wars fanatics and newbies alike.

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USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

WALTER TANDY MURCH

Paintings and Drawings, 1925 – 1967

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

contributors: George Lucas, Walter Scott Murch, Robert Storr,

Winslow Myers & Judy Collischan
foreword by George Lucas
hardcover (324 pages, featuring 350 color & b/w illustrations)

Rizzoli Electa

ISBN 978-0-84787-059-2
$ 85.00

solicitation copy:

The first complete monograph of artist Walter Tandy Murch explores the life of an unsung yet remarkable artist whose paintings and illustrations of everyday objects and mechanical devices are familiar yet mysterious, or as George Lucas puts it, “in a magical middle.”

Walter Tandy Murch (1907–1967) is best known for his enigmatic, dreamlike still life paintings of everyday objects and mechanical devices in a style that falls between Magic Realist, Surrealist, and Realist. This volume offers the most comprehensive collection of his work, including his striking commercial work for magazines and his paintings from the extensive collection of George Lucas.

Lucas calls himself a “fanboy” of Murch’s art—paintings and drawings he describes as simultaneously “functional and dreamy, simple and complicated; they are quiet yet grab your attention.” The tension of these opposing reactions draws viewers into Murch’s still lifes, which caught the attention of famed art dealer Betty Parsons, who also represented artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Ellsworth Kelly, and Agnes Martin. Murch showed his work at Parsons’s gallery for nearly thirty years.

With illuminating essays and extensive plates sections displaying Murch’s works, this celebration of an exceptionally talented and visionary artist is long overdue.

about the contributors:

– George Lucas is a film director, producer, screenwriter, and art collector.
– Walter Scott Murch is a writer and an Oscar-winning film editor and sound engineer.
– Robert Storr is a curator, critic, author, professor, and dean of the School of Art at Yale.
– Winslow Myers has taught art and art history for forty years, chairing the art department at the Bancroft School in Massachusetts.
– Judy Collischan is a curator, lecturer, writer, and professor of contemporary art.

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USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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OCTOBER 5, 2021

OUR BLESSED REBEL QUEEN

Essays on Carrie Fisher and Princess Leia

hardcover/softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

edited by Linda Mizejewski & Tanya D. Zuk

Wayne State University Press

hardcover (320 pages)

ISBN 978-0-8143-4685-3

$ 92.99

softcover (320 pages)

ISBN 978-0-8143-4686-0

solicitation copy:

Our Blessed Rebel Queen: Essays on Carrie Fisher and Princess Leia is the first full-length exploration of Carrie Fisher’s career as actress, writer, and advocate. Fisher’s entangled relationship with the iconic Princess Leia is a focal point of this volume. Editors Linda Mizejewski and Tanya D. Zuk have assembled a collection that engages with the multiple interfaces between Fisher’s most famous character and her other life-giving work.

The contributors offer insights into Fisher as science-fiction idol, author, feminist inspiration, and Lucasfilm commodity. Jennifer M. Fogel examines the thorny “ownership” of Fisher’s image as a conflation of fan nostalgia, merchandise commodity, and eventually, feminist icon. Philipp Dominik Keidl looks at how Carrie Fisher and her iconic character are positioned within the male-centric history of Star Wars. Andrew Kemp-Wilcox researches the 2016 controversy over a virtual Princess Leia that emerged after Carrie Fisher’s death. Tanya D. Zuk investigates the use of Princess Leia and Carrie images during the Women’s March as memetic reconfigurations of historical propaganda to leverage political and fannish ideological positions. Linda Mizejewski explores Carrie Fisher’s autobiographical writing, while Ken Feil takes a look at Fisher’s playful blurring of truth and fiction in her screenplays. Kristen Anderson Wagner identifies Fisher’s use of humor and anger to challenge public expectations for older actresses. Cynthia Hoffner and Sejung Park highlight Fisher’s mental health advocacy, and Slade Kinnecott personalizes how Fisher’s candidness and guidance about mental health were especially cherished by those who lacked a support system in their own lives.

Our Blessed Rebel Queen is distinct in its interdisciplinary approach, drawing from a variety of methodologies and theoretical frameworks. Longtime fans of Carrie Fisher and her body of work will welcome this smart and thoughtful tribute to a multimedia legend.

from editor/contributor Tanya D. Zuk:

Our Blessed Rebel Queen: Essays on Carrie Fisher (Wayne State University Press, October 2021) is the first full-length exploration of Carrie Fisher’s career as actress, writer, and advocate The volume argues that Fisher’s legacy is inextricably linked to her performance of the iconic Princess Leia, to whom she has a complicated relationship. Editors Linda Mizejewski and Tanya D. Zuk have assembled a collection that engages with the multiple interfaces between Fisher’s most famous character and her other life-giving work. In addition to the co-authored introduction to the collection, I contributed an essay, “Carrie Fisher Sent Me: Gendered Political Protest, Princess Leia and the Women’s March.” This essay examines the use of Carrie Fisher’s image as Leia as a form of fan activism and memetic protest.

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USA: amazon hardcover / amazon softcover / amazon kindle

UK: amazon hardcover / amazon softcover

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SIDESHOW: FINE ART PRINTS Vol. 2

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

by Andrew Farago

hardcover (240 pages)

Insight Editions

ISBN 978-1-6472-2425-7

$ 50.00

solicitation copy:

“Sideshow Collectibles sells some of the best nerd swag around.”—Collider.com

Discover a stunning gallery of pop culture art prints from Sideshow Collectibles’ incredible stable of creators.

No creative studio explores the intersection of high art and pop culture like Sideshow Collectibles. Now, Sideshow presents a jaw-dropping gallery of prints in this deluxe art book.

OVER 100 AMAZING ART PRINTS: Featuring pieces inspired by Star Wars, Marvel, DC, and more, this collection of art prints will let you experience fan-favorite characters in a whole new way.

GO BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE WORLD’S GREATEST ARTISTS: Including lauded artists such as Alex Ross, Olivia De Berardinis, Adi Granov, Paolo Rivera, and more, this book will show you how top-tier illustrators brought their creative visions to life, from conceptual sketches to the finished piece.

BUILD YOUR SIDESHOW COLLECTION: A prestige addition to any Sideshow collection, Sideshow: Fine Art Prints, Vol. 2 is a must-have coffee table book for fans, offering an engrossing experience of a unique gallery of pop culture art.

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USA: amazon hardcover

UK: amazon hardcover

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STAR WARS: BATTLES THAT CHANGED THE GALAXY

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Jason Fry, Cole Horton, Amy Ratcliffe & Chris Kempshall
foreword by Roger Guyett
hardcover (256 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-0-7440-2868-3

$ 40.00

solicitation copy:

Explore the “Wars” in Star Wars as never before!

Enter a galaxy ravaged by conflict and discover the complete story of the epic struggles that define the Star Wars movies. This ambitious book presents major galactic conflicts from an in-world “historical” perspective: each battle is depicted with captivating imagery, explored with newly commissioned maps, and explained through a detailed analysis of tactics, famous commanders, legendary warriors, key moments, and its impact on wider galactic history.

This is the perfect book for any Star Wars fan, budding military historian, or would-be rebel hero!

Includes six large, specially commissioned battlefield maps.

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USA: amazon hardcover

UK: amazon hardcover

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STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN SEASON ONE BOXED SET

boxed hardcovers (USA)

publisher info:

set of three boxed hardcover (288 pages)

Titan Books

ISBN 978-1-7877-3798-3

solicitation copy:

Three book boxed set of The Mandalorian Art & Imagery Vol. 1 & 2 and The Guide to Season One.

Journey to amazing worlds as Star Wars: The Mandalorian, the critically acclaimed series that expands the Star Wars universe, continues to tell the acclaimed story of the mysterious Mandalorian warrior Dyn Jarren and The Child.

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USA: amazon boxed set

UK: amazon boxed set

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THE UNOFFICIAL DISNEY PARKS DRINK RECIPE BOOK

From LeFou’s Brew to the Jedi Mind Trick: 100+ Magical Disney-Inspired Drinks

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

by Ashley Craft

hardcover (244 pages)

Adams Media

ISBN 978-1-5072-1595-1

$ 16.99

solicitation copy:

Skip the crowded bar, coffee shop, and restaurant and bring the magic of Disney’s drinks right your home with over 100 easy, delicious drink recipes inspired by the Disney Parks.

Raise a glass to bringing the magic of Disney straight to your home with The Unofficial Disney Parks Drink Recipe Book. From coffee and tea to milkshakes and slushies to mocktails and cocktails, this book features over 100 of your favorite beverages from the happiest place on Earth. Recipes are taken straight from your favorite restaurants and cafes throughout the Disney Parks and resorts. You’ll learn to make delicious, unique drinks without waiting in line including:
– Coffees and teas, like Frozen Cappuccino from Joffrey’s and Teddy’s Tea from Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar
– Fruity drinks and slushies like Frozen Sunshine from Beaches and Cream and the Goofy Glacier from Goofy’s Candy Company
– Mocktails and cocktails like the Sparkling No-Jito from the Tambu Lounge or the La Cava Avocado from Mexico in Epcot
– And dessert drinks like the Peanut Butter and Jelly Milkshake from 50’s Prime Time Café or the Dole Whip Float from Aloha Isle

Perfect for Disney fans everywhere who want to experience those familiar flavors right from the comfort of their home, The Unofficial Disney Parks Drink Recipe Book has all the recipes you’ll need to make luscious libations worthy of the Mouse himself.

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USA: amazon hardcover / amazon kindle

UK: amazon hardcover

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OCTOBER 19, 2021

STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN – THE TINY BOOK OF GROGU

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (192 pages)

Insight Editions

ISBN 978-1-6472-2381-6

$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

Witness epic and adorable moments in the life of Grogu in this pocket-sized book of quotes!

Hold the thrilling adventures of Grogu and Din Djarin in the palm of your hand, with this tiny book celebrating fan-favorite scenes from Star Wars: The Mandalorian. Loaded with imagery of the most mysterious and lovable alien in the galaxy, and quotes from all of his unlikely allies, Star Wars: The Tiny Book of Grogu will be the perfect gift for any Star Wars fan.

• BELOVED MOMENTS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND: With its 1.34” x 1.73” size, this tiny book packs a galaxy’s worth of adventure into a pocket-sized format.

• CELEBRATE GROGU: Featuring imagery and quotes from Star Wars: The Mandalorian (Seasons 1 and 2), this tiny book features Grogu’s most incredible escapades. From exploring the galaxy with Din Djarin, to meeting Ahsoka Tano and Luke Skywalker, this tiny book is a fun celebration of Grogu and the world of Star Wars: The Mandalorian.

• GREAT FOR FANS OF ALL AGES: As a stocking stuffer or a novelty gift for your favorite foundling, this tiny book will delight Star Wars fans of all ages.

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USA: amazon hardcover

UK: amazon hardcover

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OCTOBER 26, 2021

HOW THE FORCE CAN FIX THE WORLD

Lessons on Life, Liberty and Happiness from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

hardcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

written by Stephen Kent

hardcover (304 pages)
Hachette – Center Street

ISBN 978-1-54600-046-4
$ 28.00

solicitation copy:

“You can’t stop the change — anymore than you can stop the sun from setting.” Anakin Skywalker was never able to live with this wisdom shared by his mother on the day he left home to train as a Jedi Knight. That failure led him to becoming the fearsome villain we all know as Darth Vader.

We’re living in a time of unprecedented and rapid change. An age of chaos. Democracies are in decline worldwide. Dictators are ascendant. Civic organizations are crumbling. People feel lonelier and more rudderless than in any other time in recent history. We’ve tried to slow down, and in some cases we, like Anakin, have tried stop the change, but failed at every turn. The fears that come with living in an age of disruption have produced public anger, and that anger has swelled movements of hate.

Author Stephen Kent believes part of the solution is hiding in plain sight. A story that binds together multiple generations with a common language, a moral framework, and a sense of wonder. It’s Star Wars.

What if we looked to Star Wars for more than just entertainment? How the Force Can Fix the World takes this challenge on by analyzing the core principles of the Star Wars franchise: HOPE, CHOICE, HUMILITY, EMPATHY, REDEMPTION, BALANCE and rejecting FEAR. Together, these are the Star Wars roadmap for living better lives, and maybe even fostering a better politics.

The path that we’re on — where fear leads to anger, and anger to hatred — will only end in suffering. But Star Wars shows us the way back from the brink. Shared stories of virtue that are beloved across cultures and political divides are hard to come by, but Star Wars is one such story. Turn on the news; things are pretty broken right now — but the Force can fix the world.

initial solicitation copy:

From widespread unemployment and mounting international hostilities to street fights in American cities between socialists and fascists, we are being swept backward in time to the political chaos of the 1930s.

Meanwhile, we are desperately searching for a magic vaccine to quell this raging fever before it consumes the entire world.

Author Stephen Kent has found an unlikely source of timeless wisdom, which is what we crave in this moment. The best part is, it’s been right under our noses the whole time: Star Wars.

What if we looked to Star Wars for more than just escapist entertainment? How the Force Can Fix the World: Lessons on Hope and Unity From a Galaxy Far, Far Away is about the core principles of the Star Wars franchise. These principles draw on four decades of blockbuster movies, comics, TV shows, books, and live entertainment that together form an exceptional arena of popular culture with universal appeal. Sitting at the intersection of political philosophy, self-help, and pop culture, these Star Wars principles, if applied to our lives, can improve our personal well-being, and our broken politics as well.

about the author:

Stephen Kent is a Washington D.C. political writer, TV commentator and PR professional. He is also the prolific podcaster behind the Beltway Banthas Podcast which boasts 120+ episodes and over 101,000 downloads since 2016.  As a formal contributor to the Washington Examiner, Stephen writes at the intersection of entertainment news and politics. His keen eye for the politics of pop culture has made Kent a recurring guest on Fox Business, The Glenn Beck Radio Program, Fox 5 DC, Spectrum News, Newsy and i24 News international.

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USA: amazon hardcover / amazon digital / politicizeme look-inside

UK: amazon hardcover

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SHADOWLINE

The Art of Iain McCaig 

hardcover (updated and expanded) (USA)

publisher info:

by Iain McCaig

hardcover (256 pages)

insight Editions

ISBN 978-1-6472-2492-9

$ 60.00

solicitation copy:

A stunning collection from renowned artist Iain McCaig, now expanded with sixteen pages of bonus content from this expert craftsman and storyteller.

“What is Shadowline? It is the place where things meet: light and shadows, hope and despair, good and evil. It is, to me, the most interesting place to hunt for stories.” So begins this stunningly realized and beautifully rendered retrospective showcasing work from master storyteller and artist Iain McCaig.

McCaig is best known for his work as a principal designer on the three Star Wars prequels, including the iconic characters Queen Amidala and Darth Maul, as well as his work on many major motion pictures, television, and video games. His touch can be seen in such acclaimed films as Terminator 2, Hook, Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula, Interview with a Vampire, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Shadowline presents a stunning portfolio of more than two decades of McCaig’s masterful concept designs and storyboards, cover art and illustrations, as well as his private sketchbooks and personal paintings, all woven together within the confines of an engrossing, otherworldly journey to his creative realm: Shadowline.

ICONIC CHARACTERS: Discover visionary designs for Queen Amidala, Darth Maul, and other beloved characters across film and pop culture

PRIVATE SKETCHBOOKS: More than a retrospective of McCaig’s film work, Shadowline contains dozens of images from the artist’s personal archive

CREATIVE PROCESS: At the heart of Shadowline is a supernatural story that gives readers insight into the artist’s creative process

LEARN TO DRAW: Features instruction in how to draw and make art

REVISED AND EXPANDED: Includes bonus content featuring pieces from McCaig’s work on Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers, and more.

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STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE – THE OFFICIAL BLACK SPIRE OUTPOST COOKBOOK GIFT SET

gift set (USA)

publisher info:

written by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel & Marc Sumerak

gift set (176 pages)

Insight Editions

ISBN 978-1-6472-2536-0

$ 45.00

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Inspired by the cuisine from the exciting Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge themed parks at Walt Disney World and Disneyland, the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Cookbook Gift Set is the ultimate source for creating out-of-this-world meals and treats from a galaxy far, far away.

Join intergalactic gourmet chef Strono “Cookie” Tuggs for a mouthwatering journey into the cuisine of Black Spire Outpost and beyond.

From the swamps of Dagobah to the forests of Endor to the deserts of Jakku, chef extraordinaire Strono “Cookie” Tuggs has traveled light-years to compile the galaxy’s most delicious recipes into this unique volume. Also included in the set is an exclusive Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge apron with adjustable straps and a large front pocket.

This comprehensive cookbook gift set is a hyperspace route to the tastiest treats in the galaxy, bringing a little taste of Black Spire Outpost right into your own home.

– OVER 70 RECIPES: Journey to the streets of Black Spire Outpost and discover delectable delicacies such as Braised Shaak Roast, Nerf Kebabs, Mustafarian Lava Buns, Huttese Slime Pods, Spicy Mandalorian Stew, and much more.

– HIGH-QUALITY APRON: Includes a one-of-a-kind Galaxy’s Edge-inspired apron with adjustable straps and a large front pocket.

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STAR WARS: JEDI ARTIFACTS

Treasures from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

novelty book (USA)

publisher info:

novelty book (16 pages)
Insight Editions
ISBN 978-1-6472-2493-6

$ 24.99

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From keychains to a punchout starship model, discover a dozen inserts inspired by legendary Jedi Knights!

A collection of treasures centering on the galaxy’s greatest heroes, Star Wars: Jedi Artifacts offers exciting collectibles that represent thrilling moments from the history of the Jedi Order.

• COLLECT A DOZEN UNIQUE ARTIFACTS: Featuring a woven patch, punchout starship model, high-quality stickers, a collectible pin, keychains, and more incredible items, this kit is a great gift for Star Wars fans of all ages.

• DISCOVER THE ADVENTURES OF LEGENDARY JEDI: From the heroic days of the High Republic, to the eras of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ahsoka Tano, Luke Skywalker, and Rey, Star Wars: Jedi Artifacts compiles exquisite inserts inspired by the Jedi and their valiant adventures.

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Discover artifacts from a thousand generations of Jedi history in this must-have guide to the galaxy’s greatest heroes!

A collection of treasures inspired by the galaxy’s most legendary warriors, Star Wars: Jedi Ephemera Kit will take readers on a thrilling journey through the history of the Jedi Order. From the heroic days of the High Republic, to the eras of Ahsoka Tano, Luke Skywalker, and Rey, Star Wars: Jedi Ephemera Kit compiles exquisite artifacts inspired by the Jedi and their valiant adventures.

inserts include:
– Jedi quote booklet
– Jedi Order pin — this will feature the logo of the Jedi Order
– Paper ship model (Jedi Vector from Star Wars: The High Republic)
– Customizable lightsaber (sticker sheet) — this will be a sheet with lightsaber hilt pieces as stickers, which you can choose from, to design your own lightsaber
– Star Wars: Rebels sticker: This will be a large sticker using in-world art from the show
– Obi-Wan Kenobi journal pages — this will be an in-world insert
– In-world Jedi mosaic sticker — this will be the Jedi mosaic art seen in the movies
– lightsaber keychains — this will be two keychains that look like Ahsoka Tano’s lightsabers

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STAR WARS: THE LIFE DAY COOKBOOK

Official Holiday Recipes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

by Jenn Fujikawa & Marc Sumarek

hardcover (128 pages)

insight Editions

ISBN 978-1-6472-2477-6

$ 24.99

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Celebrate every Star Wars fan’s favorite holiday—Life Day—with this collection of recipes inspired by holiday traditions from the Star Wars galaxy!

Prepare a holiday feast with this cookbook inspired by Life Day, the galaxy-wide celebration of family, friendship, and hope. Originating on the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk, Life Day has since spread its message of fellowship and love to every corner of the galaxy, making it the perfect holiday to celebrate with a delicious family meal!

• CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH STAR WARS: Whether your family is celebrating Life Day at the Tree of Life, or in the comfort of your home, this Life Day cookbook will be the most scrumptious and festive addition to your Star Wars library!

• GREAT FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS: This cookbook will teach chefs of any skill level to prepare the galaxy’s most delicious appetizers, main courses, beverages, and desserts.

• OVER 40 HOLIDAY RECIPES: Packed with stunning food photography that’s sure to instill a passion for cooking in any Star Wars fan, this Life Day cookbook is the galaxy’s most exciting way to celebrate the holidays.

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NOVEMBER 2, 2021

STAR WARS CHARACTER ENCYCLOPEDIA: UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (288 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-0-7440-5031-8
$ 19.99

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The definitive guide to more than 275 heroes, villains, aliens, and droids of the Star Wars galaxy

The latest edition of this beloved title has been comprehensively updated to include new characters from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and both seasons of Star Wars: The Mandalorian.

Want to learn more about the Knights of Ren? Where is Padmé Amidala from? How tall is Grogu?

To learn the answers to these questions and more, look no further than Star Wars: Character Encyclopedia, Updated and Expanded Edition. Written by Star Wars experts, the book is full of fun facts and intriguing information that’s guaranteed to enthrall fans of all ages.

With plenty of lesser-known details, even die-hard fans will learn new facts about iconic characters.

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STAR WARS:THE GALAXY’S GREATEST HEROES

In the Words of the People Who Created Them

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

softcover (176 pages)

Titan Books

ISBN 978-1-78773-636-8
$ 24.99

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Go behind-the-scenes to discover how the most iconic Star Wars heroes were brought to the screen in this collection of incredible interviews and articles.

The actors and creators behind 15 of Star Wars’ most popular heroes discuss the process behind creating some of the most iconic characters in cinematic history. Includes Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), and George Lucas (the creator of Star Wars), Lawrence Kasdan (writer: The Empire Strikes BackReturn of the Jedi and The Force Awakens), J.J. Abrams (writer, director: The Force Awakens and The Rise of Skywalker), to name a few.

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NOVEMBER 5, 2021

BECKETT STAR WARS COLLECTIBLES PRICE GUIDE 2022

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

softcover
Beckett Media
ISBN 978-1-9538-0111-1

$ 29.95

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Get the best pricing in the galaxy for your Star Wars collectibles! In just a short time, this book has become on the our most poplular with collectors wanting information on their figures, toy sets, vehicles, trading cards and other collectibles from the Star Wars toy universe. This book will includes pricing for vintage and more modern material.

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NOVEMBER 9, 2021

STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS

The Official Collector’s Edition

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (144 pages)

Titan Books

ISBN 978-1-7877-3716-7
$ 24.99

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An in-depth special edition covering all 7 seasons of the fan-favorite, award-winning animated program.

The magazine features behind-the-scenes interviews, character profiles, a detailed episode guide, and synopses for all the episodes, all lavishly illustrated with imagery from the Lucasfilm Image Archives and final frames.

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DECEMBER 7, 2021

STAR WARS: BE MORE BOBA FETT

hardcover (USA)

 

publisher info:

hardcover (64 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-0-7440-5316-6
$ 9.99

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JANUARY 4, 2022

STAR WARS: INNER JEDI

A Guided Journal for Training in the Light Side of the Force

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (224 pages)

Insight Editions
ISBN 978-1-6472-2525-4
$ 19.99

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Discover your inner Jedi and learn the ways of the Force with this yearlong guided journal inspired by the Star Wars galaxy!

Embark on your own Jedi path, with this deluxe guided journal filled with the teachings and philosophy of the Jedi Order.

• BEGIN YOUR JEDI TRAINING: The Jedi Knights of the Star Wars saga are selfless peacekeepers who master the light side of the Force, defending the helpless and striving for justice all across the galaxy. With this guided journal, you can develop the key Jedi traits of peacefulness and selflessness.

• YEARLONG JOURNALING INSPIRED BY THE JEDI PATH:Through a combination of daily journaling, free-writing prompts, list-making, coloring meditations, and other activities, this journal show you the ways of the Force.

• GREAT FOR ANY STAR WARS FAN:The perfect gift for any Star Wars fan, this journal will serve as a reminder that the Force is with you, always.

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JANUARY 11, 2022

STAR WARS: TRIBUTE TO STAR WARS

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (96 pages)

Viz Media LLC
ISBN 978-1-9747-2597-7
$ 24.99

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Forty-five of Japan’s leading manga artists illustrate Star Wars!

Explore the galaxy through the beautiful artwork of 45 outstanding Japanese manga artists and illustrators, including Akira Himekawa, Kamome Shirahama, and Taiyo Matsumoto.

Celebrating the universal appeal of these iconic characters and their timeless stories, this collection presents each artist’s unique tribute to the Star Wars universe and is a must-have for fans of Star Wars and manga alike!

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STAR WARS: YODA ONE FOR ME

A Little Book of Love and Friendship from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

by Jeffrey Brown & Katie Cook
hardcover (64 pages)

Thunder Bay Press
ISBN 978-1-79720-595-3
$ 9.95

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A sweet and funny collection of Star Wars messages of love and friendship—a little hug in book form.

Tell the person you love that Yoda One For Me with this sweet book featuring beloved Star Wars characters and heartfelt, funny sentiments and artwork on the theme of love and friendship. From BB-8 holding a rose („I am the droid you are looking for“) to an Obi-Wan For Me box of chocolates, a retro videogame style Vader surrounded by hearts, Boba Fett as Cupid, and Chewbacca holding the Woo Key to your Heart, this charming collection of art created by Lucasfilm staff and fan favorite artists Jeffrey Brown and Katie Cook is the perfect gift for a special someone in your own galaxy, not so far away.

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FEBRUARY 22, 2022

STAR WARS INSIDER PRESENTS: THE MANDALORIAN SEASON TWO Vol. 1

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

softcover (96 pages)

Titan Books

ISBN  978-1-7877-3639-9
$ 19.99

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