Two brand new Star Wars books announced for June release

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Today two new Star Wars books by Cole Horton were announced for releases in June and I can’t wait to get my hands on both of them!

The first book is titled STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE: TRAVELER’S GUIDE TO BATUU, and is a full color book about the newest section of Disney Parks,

Included in the 144 page book are full color illustrations and maps, back stories about some of the characters vistors to Batuu may run into, and information about some of the locations at Black Spire Outpost.

Look for it the hardcover release on June 23rd.

Also being released on that day is a 224 page hardcover titled Star Wars: The Book of Lists which will be filled with facts from the nine theatrical releases about characters, creatures, ships, planets, and more.

More information on both releases is below courtesy of their press releases.

The official guide to the Disney theme park

STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE: TRAVELER’S GUIDE TO BATUU

By Cole Horton | Publishing June 23, 2020

Welcome to Batuu, a trading post at the edge of the galaxy where smugglers, bounty hunters, and rogue adventurers swap stories, food, and goods. Like any good tourist, you’re going to need a guidebook to lead you through your visit. Here is your official guide.

In 2019, Disney opened a new Star Wars addition to their parks: The planet Batuu. With STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE: TRAVELER’S GUIDE TO BATUU (becker & mayer! June 23, 2020), Star Wars fans now have access to an authentic, in-world experience unlike anything they have ever seen before! This official guide to Batuu, written completely in-world, as if you are a visitor from another part of the galaxy, looking for recommendations on where to eat, shop, and sightsee during your trip to Black Spire Outpost. The guide also provides itineraries and descriptions of weekend trips “Beyond Batuu”; getaways to nearby planets and environs.

The guide features:

  • Full-color illustrations and maps
  • Original content from Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Imagineering
  • Backstories to characters and locations found in Black Spire Outpost

Whether strolling in The Galaxy’s Edge 15-acre park or simply being an armchair traveler, this immersive guide will delight any Star Wars fan.

About the author

Cole Horton is an author, historian, and games industry professional. He is the author of multiple Star Wars books, including Star Wars Absolutely Everything You Need to Know and LEGO Star Wars: Chronicles of the Force.

Book Specs:

Hardcover, 144 pages | ISBN: 9780760366745 | Published June 23, 2020 | $19.99 USD, $25.99 CAN


Features 100 Lists Compiling a Galaxy’s Worth of Trivia

STAR WARS: THE BOOK OF LISTS

By Cole Horton | Publishing June 23, 2020

Star Wars: The Book of Lists (becker&mayer! June 23, 2020) takes a fascinating look at the galaxy far, far away through trivia culled from both on-screen and off, spanning all nine movies. More than a simple accounting of fan-favorite characters or biggest opening weekends, this book is a compendium of the most compelling facts about the saga and fandom summarized in 100 lists.

Find out these fun facts and more with comprehensive lists covering everything you’d want to know about the characters, creatures, ships, planets, and more: 

  • Which character has been to the most planets?
  • What are the deadliest creatures in the galaxy?
  • Who shared the most memorable kisses?
  • Which actors have voiced the most characters?
  • What are some of the most surprising cameos?

Compiling a galaxy’s worth of trivia and information about the Star Wars galaxy, Star Wars: The Book of Lists is an entertainingly accessible trivia format for both hardcore fans and casual viewers.

About the author

Cole Horton is an author, historian, and games industry professional. He is the author of multiple Star Wars books, including Star Wars Absolutely Everything You Need to Know and LEGO Star Wars: Chronicles of the Force.

Book Specs:

Hardcover, 224 pages | ISBN: 978-0-7603-6563-2 | Published April 14, 2020 | $24.99 USD, $32.99 CAN

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