Backlist of Star Wars Novels to be Released as e-books

On June 28, 2011, Random House Inc. and Lucasfilm will release the entire backlist library of Star Wars novels published under the Bantam and Del Rey imprints as e-books. There are currently 30 Star Wars titles available, but that number will grow significantly. 106 novels will be downloadable as e-books. The official Star Wars Books Facebook page provides additional information:

All STAR WARS eBooks from Del Rey and Bantam Spectra will include additional content at the back of the ebook. The extra content will include the following:
• An updated STAR WARS novels timeline
• An introduction to the six major STAR WARS eras: The Old Republic, Rise of the Empire, Rebellion, The New Republic, New Jedi Order, and Legacy
• Over half a dozen additional excerpts from some of the most popular STAR WARS books of the last thirty years

The Presidents of Random House and Lucas Licensing have both given comment on this exciting news on StarWars.com.

Source: USA Today

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