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Staff Picks - Star Wars Materials for Adults

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Star Wars Episode I, The Phantom Menace (DVD FICTION)
Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn & his young apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi aid the Queen of Naboo in an attempt to thwart the invasion of her home planet; meanwhile, they come across Anakin Skywalker.

Star Wars Episode II, Attack of the Clones (DVD FICTION)
When political separatists attempt to assassinate Sen. Amidala, Obi-Wan Kenobi tries to find out why while Anakin acts as protector to Amidala &begins a forbidden affair with her.

Star Wars Episode III, Revenge of the Sith (DVD FICTION, BK ON CD)
Anakin begins a tragic transformation into the menacing Darth Vader when he is torn between his mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi, his beloved Padme, and the dark powers of the Sith.

Star Wars Episode IV, A New Hope (DVD FICTION)
Princess Leia is held hostage by evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire.

Star Wars Episode V, The Empire Strikes Back (DVD FICTION)
Luke Skywalker receives Jedi training from master Yoda while his friends are pursued by Vader.

Star Wars Episode VI, Return of the Jedi (DVD FICTION)
The story of rebel forces in a life-or-death struggle with the tyrant leaders of the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker and Han Solo team up with Princess Leia to overthrow the Imperial forces.

A Galaxy Divided (DVD FICTION)
Yoda's top-secret mission becomes a battle for survival, pitting the Jedi Master and three clone troopers against enemy assassin Asajj Ventress and her massive droid army.

Star Wars, the Clone Wars (DVD FICTION)
Jedi knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi Wan Kenobi battle against evil forces with the help of the clone army.

Star Wars Trilogy Bonus Material (DVD 791.4375)
The story of rebel forces in a life-or-death struggle with the tyrant leaders of the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker and Han Solo team up with Princess Leia to overthrow the Imperial forces.

Star Wars Origami (736.982 A375)
by Chris Alexander
Presents instructions for creating over 30 origami projects resembling key characters, ships, and objects in the "Star Wars" film franchise, and includes quizzes and trivia on the six films.

The Star Wars Craft Book (745.5)
by Bonnie Burton
Offers color illustrations and step-by-step instructions for crafts that feature the characters, places, and objects of the Star Wars universe.

The Art of Star Wars, Return of the Jedi (791.4372)
The hit 1970’s movie is still a strong force & the photos, original artwork, character blue prints, and complete movie script are only a part of what Star Wars fans have in store for them.

The Making of Star Wars, the Empire Strikes Back (791.4372)
by J. Rinzler
A 30th-anniversary tribute to the second Star Wars film features previously unpublished photos, production notes and storyboards from the Lucasfilm archives and shares anecdotes from set locations.      

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope (791.4372 D653)
by Ian Doescher
An officially licensed retelling of the 1st film, told in the style of the quintessential bard, reimagines the saga of a wise knight, an evil lord and a beautiful captive princess in iambic pentameter while conveying the valor and villainy of Shakespeare's greatest plays.

William Shakespeare’s the Empire Striketh Back (791.4372 D675)
by Ian Doescher
Retells the second Star Wars film, reimagining the saga of a brooding young hero, a power-mad emperor, and their jesting droids as they match wits, struggle for power, and soliloquize in elegant iambic pentameter.

The Unauthorized Star Wars Compendium (791.4375)
by Ted Edwards
A fan's guide to all things "Star Wars" traces its history from George Lucas' struggle to get his rough script accepted through the release of the newest movie.

Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels (791.4375)
by Bill Smith
A Star Wars fan's guide to the spacecraft that put Luke Skywalker and his companions in the driver's seat profiles such ships as the "Millennium Falcon," the Tie- and X-Wing fighters, and the Death Stars.

Darth Vader and Son (741.5973)
by Jeffrey Brown
What if Darth Vader took an active role in raising his son? What if "Luke, I am your father" was just a stern admonishment from an annoyed dad? In this hilarious and sweet comic reimagining, Darth Vader is a dad like any other—except with all the baggage of being the Dark Lord of the Sith.

Vader’s Little Princess (741.5973)
by Jeffrey Brown
In this comic reimagining, Darth Vader is dad to Princess Leia.

Backlash (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Aaron Allston
Countering growing mistrust in the wake of increasing cases of insanity among the Jedi, Han & Leia flee with three afflicted Jedi, while Luke travels to the home world of the Night Sister to learn why Jacen Solo turned to the dark side.

Conviction (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Aaron Allston
Follows the efforts of Luke & Ben Skywalker to investigate the mysterious Abeloth with unlikely Sith allies while the exiled Grand Master & the Republic clash over the fate of the afflicted Jedi Order during the trial of Tahiri Veila.

Outcast (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Aaron Allston
Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa Solo & their surviving children set off on a journey of discovery, hardship, obstacles & victories, in the aftermath of the civil war that rocked the galaxy.

Star Wars, Episode I, The Phantom Menace (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Terry Brooks
2 Jedi are sent to investigate the Trade Federation blockade of Naboo & later meet Anakin Skywalker, a young slave living on Tatooine, whom they believe to be a good candidate for Jedi training.

Apocalypse (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Troy Denning Luke Skywalker leads an assault against the Lost Tribe of the Sith in order to protect Coruscant & the Galactic Alliance, a confrontation that poses unprecedented threats to his Jedi Order.

Invincible (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Troy Denning.
Once mysterious prophecy, Luke Skywalker's words have become truth. But can even the Sword of the Jedi bring down one of the most powerful Sith Lords of all time…her brother?

Ascension (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Christie Golden
Luke Skywalker, his son Ben, & Sith girl Vestara aggressively pursue the dread power Abeloth, who has joined forces with the secret-keeping Sith in a plot to take over the galaxy.

Star Wars Planet of Twilight (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Barbara Hambly
On a barren &remote planet, a ruthless warlord kidnaps Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker searches for long-lost love Callista, & a long-dormant, sentient lifeform is awakening to threaten the entire galaxy.

Star Wars Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel (SCIENCE FICTION)
by James Luceno
Reveals the previously untold story of the rebel effort to steal the plans to the Death Star.

Star Wars Trilogy (SCIENCE FICTION)
by George Lucas
A collector's edition brings together the three original, Star Wars novels in a single volume that includes Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.

The Crystal Star (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Vonda N. McIntyre
Han, Luke, & Leia meet at Hethrir's colony, encounter the alien Waru, who is more powerful than Jedi Knights, and search for the colony's secrets when the crystal star's emanations threaten its planetary system--and Leia's children.

Star Wars, Episode II, Attack of the Clones (SCIENCE FICTION)
by R. A. Salvatore
19-year-old Anakin Skywalker is torn between his personal dreams & his Jedi responsibilities, while he and his master, Obi-Wan Kenobi, face a world of danger and intrigue that threatens to destroy the Republic.

Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Matthew Stover
When Luke Skywalker & his companions are lured into battle with the Black Stormtroopers, they are unaware that the confrontation is part of a plot by Lord Shadowspawn to restore the Empire with himself as ruler.

Star Wars Episode III, Revenge of the Sith (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Matthew Stover
Follows Anakin Skywalker as he struggles with his duty as a Jedi Knight & secret husband of Padmâe Amidala & chronicles the creation of Darth Vader and the birth of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa.

The World According to Star Wars (791.437 SUNSTEIN)
by Cass Sunstein
A celebration of George Lucas' iconic series as it relates to history, politics, law, economics, parenthood, and culture explores the films' unanticipated success and the universal lessons they impart about freedom of choice.

The Clone Wars (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Karen Travis
The Jedi Knights lead the battle against a powerful droid army of separatists, while Anakin Skywalker mentors his first Padawan, a girl named Ahsoka, while learning the skills of a warrior and becoming a hero of the Clone Wars.

The Truce at Bakura (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Kathy Tyers
When Alliance forces intercept a message to the Emperor pleading for help, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, and Han Solo travel to the far-flung Imperial world and encounter its cold-blooded reptilian invaders.

Aftermath: Life Debt (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Chuck Wendig
Set between the events of Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens,the never-before-told story that began with Star Wars: Aftermath continues in this thrilling novel.

Fatal Alliance (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Sean Williams
A smuggler's discovery of a rich treasure sparks a competition involving the Republic, the Empire, the Hutts, and the Jedi High Council, all of whom are manipulated by an enigmatic spy.

Star Wars The Force Unleashed (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Sean Williams
Based on the release of the Star Wars video game, this follows Darth Vader as he embarks on a quest to rid the galaxy of the Jedi and confronts life-altering decisions that could change everything.

The Courtship of Princess Leia (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Dave Wolverton
Han Solo confronts a new rival for Princess Leia's affections in the person of Prince Isolder, who will ally the sixty-three high-tech worlds of the Hapes Consortium with the New Republic, if Leia will marry him.

Dark Force Rising (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Timothy Zahn
With Luke trapped by the Dark Jedi, Han pursuing a missing battle fleet, and Princess Leia occupied with influencing an alien race heretofore loyal to Thrawn, the fate of the Republic is threatened.

The Last Command (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Timothy Zahn
Luke and Leia face personal danger as they defend themselves and the newborn Jedi twins against the twisted ambitions of the Dark Jedi C'baoth.

Star Wars, Scoundrels (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Timothy Zahn
Han Solo, Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian and other favorite characters work together on a potentially lucrative heist in the hopes of paying off Jabba the Hutt's bounty on Han's head.

Star Wars Survivor’s Quest (SCIENCE FICTION)
by Timothy Zahn
Three years after his marriage to Mara Jade, Luke receives word that the remains of the legendary Outbound Flight Project have been found, prompting Luke and Mara to join a team of adventurers on an expedition into the Unknown Regions.

Star Wars, Episode II, Attack of the Clones (MUSIC CD L WILL SWE W32)
Original motion picture soundtrack.

Star Wars 2: From the Ruins of Alderan (741.5 W873)
Leia sends Wedge Antilles and Luke Skywalker to be "captured" by the empire so she can search for a new rebel base, but Darth Vader sees through her plan and sends an agent after Luke.