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Book Wars Pod explores the Star Wars universe through the franchise’s non-screen media: the canon novels, comics, and video games. Expect analysis on how these stories add to the movies we know and love, plus discussion about how storytelling operates in

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Book Wars Pod, Episode 129: Don’t Drown, Not Sexy

EThis week on the pod, @celestialintent returns to discuss the second half of Star Wars: Galaxy’s EdgeA Crash of Fate by Zoraida Córdova (chapter 12 – end). We talk about the suspicious lack of the First Order, the rarity and beauty of telling a smaller story in the Star Wars universe, and ~teenage romance~. […]

51 min1 d ago
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Book Wars Pod, Episode 129: Don’t Drown, Not Sexy

Book Wars Pod, Episode 128: I Thought He Was Blue?

EDownload This week on the pod, @celestialintent joins us in our first discussion of Star Wars: Galaxy’s EdgeA Crash of Fateby Zoraida Córdova (start – chapter 11). We talk about who’s returning (and who’s new), life under the First Order, and plans gone awry. Adriana will join us throughout our reading, so stay tuned! If […]

62 min1 w ago
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Book Wars Pod, Episode 128: I Thought He Was Blue?

Book Wars Pod, Episode 126: What’s Up! This is Crimes!

EDownload This week we continue our discussion onResistance Reborn by Rebecca Roanhorse (chapters 22-end). We discuss how Finn and Poe are definitely not, not at all, totally a couple, leaders who are so bad at their jobs that BOTH their underlings defect, and self-sacrifice running rampant in the franchise. If you have the means and […]

57 min3 w ago
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Book Wars Pod, Episode 126: What’s Up! This is Crimes!

Book Wars Pod, Episode 125: Jamming Boba Fett in Weird Places

EDownload This week we continue our discussion onResistance Reborn by Rebecca Roanhorse (chapters 10-21). We talk about the drag-alongs our rag tag team from last week was able to drum up, the Resistance’s various teams’ inability to follow directions while on assignment, and our old friend, Ransolm Casterfo. If you have the means and are […]

46 minAUG 27
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Book Wars Pod, Episode 125: Jamming Boba Fett in Weird Places

Book Wars Pod, Episode 124: He Likes His Chickens, He Hates the Humidity

EDownload This week we start Resistance Reborn by Rebecca Roanhorse. We talk about the book as a tie-in to other media (and whether itfeels like a tie-in), what redemption might look like for some returning characters, some old friends being dragged back into war, and, of course, Leia. During this episode, we reference the following […]

57 minAUG 13
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Book Wars Pod, Episode 124: He Likes His Chickens, He Hates the Humidity

Book Wars Pod, Episode 123: Is It Creamy Tho?

EDownload This week we finally read Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire by Delilah S. Dawson. We talk at length, with special quests Meg (@jane_anon) and Rob (@SmoothLikeMayo) about the problematic plot and writing of this book, and beg LFL and Del Rey to do better. We also mention this tweet thread from friend of the Pod […]

66 minJUL 23
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Book Wars Pod, Episode 123: Is It Creamy Tho?

Book Wars Pod, Episode 122: Sentient Garbage

EDownload This week we wrap our discussion of Alphabet Squadron, by Alexander Freed. We talk about the trauma that emerges during war, dive deep into a few of our favorite characters from the novel, and discuss why Alexander Freed is going to ruin us with this trilogy. For a list of black-owned bookstores to order […]

59 minJUL 21
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Book Wars Pod, Episode 122: Sentient Garbage

Book Wars Pod, Episode 121: Good Grades at Murder

EDownload This week we continue our discussion of Alphabet Squadron, by Alexander Freed (chapter 15 through the end of the book). We talk about how the merry band of misfits accidentally stumbles into not killing everyone, and the evolving mindsets of both the Republic pilots and the Imperial ones. For a list of black-owned bookstores […]

61 minJUL 4
Comments
Book Wars Pod, Episode 121: Good Grades at Murder

Book Wars Pod, Episode 120: A Broccoli-Type Direction

EDownload This week we continue our discussion of Alphabet Squadron, by Alexander Freed (chapters 10 through 14). We discuss Hera’s penchant for bringing trash people together and making them useful, Yrica’s inability to bond with her team, and the lack of a moral code in the New Republic. Book Wars Pod explores the Star Wars […]

59 minJUN 20
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Book Wars Pod, Episode 120: A Broccoli-Type Direction

Book Wars Pod, Episode 119: That’s What Makes the Groove New

EDownload This week we continue our discussion of Alphabet Squadron, by Alexander Freed (chapters 6 through 9). We talk about the impact being in a war zone can have on your friend group, the birth of the book’s namesake squadron, and HERA MOTHERF*CKIN’ SYNDULLA. Book Wars Pod explores the Star Wars universe through the franchise’s […]

56 minJUN 11
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Book Wars Pod, Episode 119: That’s What Makes the Groove New

Latest Episodes

Book Wars Pod, Episode 129: Don’t Drown, Not Sexy

EThis week on the pod, @celestialintent returns to discuss the second half of Star Wars: Galaxy’s EdgeA Crash of Fate by Zoraida Córdova (chapter 12 – end). We talk about the suspicious lack of the First Order, the rarity and beauty of telling a smaller story in the Star Wars universe, and ~teenage romance~. […]

51 min1 d ago
Comments
Book Wars Pod, Episode 129: Don’t Drown, Not Sexy

Book Wars Pod, Episode 128: I Thought He Was Blue?

EDownload This week on the pod, @celestialintent joins us in our first discussion of Star Wars: Galaxy’s EdgeA Crash of Fateby Zoraida Córdova (start – chapter 11). We talk about who’s returning (and who’s new), life under the First Order, and plans gone awry. Adriana will join us throughout our reading, so stay tuned! If […]

62 min1 w ago
Comments
Book Wars Pod, Episode 128: I Thought He Was Blue?

Book Wars Pod, Episode 126: What’s Up! This is Crimes!

EDownload This week we continue our discussion onResistance Reborn by Rebecca Roanhorse (chapters 22-end). We discuss how Finn and Poe are definitely not, not at all, totally a couple, leaders who are so bad at their jobs that BOTH their underlings defect, and self-sacrifice running rampant in the franchise. If you have the means and […]

57 min3 w ago
Comments
Book Wars Pod, Episode 126: What’s Up! This is Crimes!

Book Wars Pod, Episode 125: Jamming Boba Fett in Weird Places

EDownload This week we continue our discussion onResistance Reborn by Rebecca Roanhorse (chapters 10-21). We talk about the drag-alongs our rag tag team from last week was able to drum up, the Resistance’s various teams’ inability to follow directions while on assignment, and our old friend, Ransolm Casterfo. If you have the means and are […]

46 minAUG 27
Comments
Book Wars Pod, Episode 125: Jamming Boba Fett in Weird Places

Book Wars Pod, Episode 124: He Likes His Chickens, He Hates the Humidity

EDownload This week we start Resistance Reborn by Rebecca Roanhorse. We talk about the book as a tie-in to other media (and whether itfeels like a tie-in), what redemption might look like for some returning characters, some old friends being dragged back into war, and, of course, Leia. During this episode, we reference the following […]

57 minAUG 13
Comments
Book Wars Pod, Episode 124: He Likes His Chickens, He Hates the Humidity

Book Wars Pod, Episode 123: Is It Creamy Tho?

EDownload This week we finally read Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire by Delilah S. Dawson. We talk at length, with special quests Meg (@jane_anon) and Rob (@SmoothLikeMayo) about the problematic plot and writing of this book, and beg LFL and Del Rey to do better. We also mention this tweet thread from friend of the Pod […]

66 minJUL 23
Comments
Book Wars Pod, Episode 123: Is It Creamy Tho?

Book Wars Pod, Episode 122: Sentient Garbage

EDownload This week we wrap our discussion of Alphabet Squadron, by Alexander Freed. We talk about the trauma that emerges during war, dive deep into a few of our favorite characters from the novel, and discuss why Alexander Freed is going to ruin us with this trilogy. For a list of black-owned bookstores to order […]

59 minJUL 21
Comments
Book Wars Pod, Episode 122: Sentient Garbage

Book Wars Pod, Episode 121: Good Grades at Murder

EDownload This week we continue our discussion of Alphabet Squadron, by Alexander Freed (chapter 15 through the end of the book). We talk about how the merry band of misfits accidentally stumbles into not killing everyone, and the evolving mindsets of both the Republic pilots and the Imperial ones. For a list of black-owned bookstores […]

61 minJUL 4
Comments
Book Wars Pod, Episode 121: Good Grades at Murder

Book Wars Pod, Episode 120: A Broccoli-Type Direction

EDownload This week we continue our discussion of Alphabet Squadron, by Alexander Freed (chapters 10 through 14). We discuss Hera’s penchant for bringing trash people together and making them useful, Yrica’s inability to bond with her team, and the lack of a moral code in the New Republic. Book Wars Pod explores the Star Wars […]

59 minJUN 20
Comments
Book Wars Pod, Episode 120: A Broccoli-Type Direction

Book Wars Pod, Episode 119: That’s What Makes the Groove New

EDownload This week we continue our discussion of Alphabet Squadron, by Alexander Freed (chapters 6 through 9). We talk about the impact being in a war zone can have on your friend group, the birth of the book’s namesake squadron, and HERA MOTHERF*CKIN’ SYNDULLA. Book Wars Pod explores the Star Wars universe through the franchise’s […]

56 minJUN 11
Comments
Book Wars Pod, Episode 119: That’s What Makes the Groove New
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