From a Certain Point of View

From a Certain Point of View

40 Years. 40 Stories.

In honor of the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope, this unique anthology features Star Wars stories by bestselling authors, trendsetting artists, and treasured voices from Star Wars’ literary history. Over 40 authors have lent their unique vision to 40 “scenes,” each retelling a different moment from the original Star Wars film, but with a twist: every scene is told from the point of view of a seemingly minor character. Whether it’s the X-wing pilots who helped Luke destroy the Death Star or the stormtroopers who never did find the droids they were looking for, Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View places the classic movie in a whole new perspective celebrates the influence and legacy of the unparalleled cultural phenomenon, Star Wars.

Contributors include:

Ben Acker and Ben Blacker - Renee Ahdieh - Tom Angleberger - Meg Cabot - Rae Carson - Zoraida Cordova - Delilah S. Dawson - Paul Dini - Alexander Freed - Jason Fry - Christie Golden - Claudia Gray - E. K. Johnston and Ashley Eckstein - Paul Kemp - Mur Lafferty - Ken Liu - Griffin McElroy - John Jackson Miller - Nnedi Okorafor - Daniel Jose Older - Mallory Ortberg - Madeleine Roux - Gary D. Schmidt - Cavan Scott - Sabaa Tahir - Glen Weldon - Chuck Wendig - Gary Whitta - And more!

Title:From a Certain Point of View
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780345511478
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    From a Certain Point of View Reviews

  • Alejandro

    The Force is strong in this anthology! This anthology is a celebration for the 40 years of “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope”, featuring 40 short stories written by 40 different famous auth...

  • Khurram

    A very mixed bag of stories. Some great, some awesome, a few slow, and a couple I just did not see the point of. There are some very big name Star Wars authors in this book, new Disney era authors.I r...

  • Lady*M

    4.5 starsPossibly the most entertaining book in the new canon. While not every story is a ten, there are really no bad stories and which ones you will like will depend on (I have to) your point of vie...

  • Melindam

    3,55 stars for this curious & entertaining anthology, however, if you are not a STAR WARS fan then THIS IS NOT THE BOOK YOU ARE LOOKING FOR!From the blurb:"In honor of the fortieth anniversary of Star...

  • Evan Morgan

    We're getting a story with Qui-Gon, y'all. Written by Claudia Gray, nonetheless. If you didn't want to get the book before, you should now....

  • BMR, LCSW

    WILDLY uneven in the quality of the stories. Check it out from your library to read it before buying it. It did not even remotely match the anticipation of greatness (notice I did NOT say delusions of...

  • Neil Hepworth

    Overall, this is a solid collection of stories. It’s just too bad that the duds are kinda clumped together so sometimes you might be tempted to stop reading on account of too many stupid stories in ...

  • Wee Lassie

    This book was fantastic, I would read it over and over again if I could...which seeing as I bought the audiobook, I guess I can. A must-read for anyone even a little interested in the star wars franci...

  • Shadowdenizen

    Fair warning- rant ahead.I have a complex relationship with Star Wars. While I mostly enjoy the saga overall (comics, books and movies) I often find alot of the installments of the saga to be cash-gra...

  • MissBecka

    What an neato idea.This is the retelling of A New Hope using fan fiction of minor character's POVs.This includes (but is not limited to) Stormtroopers, the garbage monster, mechanics, Jawas, the band ...