Here Are the Star Wars Books That Will See You Through Until Episode VIII Arrives

Worried about how you’re gonna get your Star Wars fix from now until Rogue One or Episode VIII are released? Here is the list of all upcoming Star Wars novels, so you never have to go without.

Leading up to Rogue One, we have a prequel novel penned by James Luceno. Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel will be out on October 4th. Take a gander at the cover:

Star Wars Catalyst, Rogue One Novel, James Luceno

Following Catalyst, E.K. Johnston has penned an entire novel about everyone’s favorite Force-wielding survivor of Order 66, Ahsoka Tano. Star Wars: Ahsoka will hit shelves on October 11th. (This is not the final book cover art, but it’s done by Dave Filoni, which makes it extra special):

Star Wars Ahsoka, art by Dave Filoni, E.K. Johnston

Early 2017 comes the finale of Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath trilogy: Empire’s End. The front cover has been released, but San Diego Comic Con also offered an exclusive glimpse of the back cover, which seems to be Rey’s AT-AT house:

Star Wars Aftermath: Empire's End, Chuck Wendig

Star Wars Aftermath: Empire's End, Chuck Wendig

In April of 2017, fans of the old Expanded Universe get a real treat as Timothy Zahn returns to a beloved character that he created. Everybody better strap on their boots for Thrawn:

Thrawn, by Timothy Zahn

There’s bound to be much more in between, but these are the latest that we have to look forward to. Get ready to dedicate a brand new shelf to Star Wars books!


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