Star Wars: Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston is available in stores today! Keep scrolling to see the cover, read the synopsis, and find out why this book is a must-read.
One of the missing chapters of Ahsoka Tano’s story is finally out in stores: Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston was officially released today. Keep scrolling for the full cover and synopsis.
Star Wars fans have been looking forward to Ahsoka ever since it was first announced earlier this year. This young adult novel by E.K. Johnston follows Ahsoka Tano as she struggles with the aftermath of Order 66 and where she fits in this new galaxy that doesn’t want her around. Her path will eventually lead her to a bigger cause and the new name she uses in Star Wars Rebels.
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Read the full synopsis of the novel below, from the inside flap of the cover.
She thought her life was over. But a new battle is just beginning….
Ahsoka Tano, once a loyal Jedi apprentice to Anakin Skywalker, planned to spend her life serving the Jedi Order. But after a heartbreaking betrayal, she turned her back on the Order to forge her own path, knowing Anakin and the other Jedi would still be there for her should she ever need them.
Then the Emperor took over the galaxy, and the Jedi were ruthlessly murdered. Burdened with grief and guilt, Ahsoka is now truly on her own, unsure she can be part of something larger ever again. She takes refuge on the remote farming moon Raada, where she befriends a young woman named Kaeden and begins to carve out a life for herself. But Ahsoka cannot escape her past or the reach of the Empire. When Imperial forces occupy Raada, she must decide whether to become involved – even if it means exposing her Jedi past. Her choices will have devastating effects for those around her… and lead her to a new hope for the galaxy.
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We’ve heard stories about Jedi trying to find a way to exist after Order 66. But Ahsoka’s struggle is unique because she is technically no longer a Jedi. Not only does she have to deal with not knowing if her dearest friends in the Jedi Order lived or died, she must overcome her fear of joining another group, of trusting people again. This conflict shapes who she becomes by the time we meet her on-screen again in Star Wars Rebels.
I was fortunate enough to receive an advanced reader’s copy of Ahsoka. My review will come later in the week, but let me say right now that this book is a great one. The story is well structured, the prose is clear, and Ahsoka Tano is, as always, a delight. It is well worth your time.
Pick up Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston as soon as you can in either hardcover or e-book format.