Fans eager to learn more about the events that take place during The Rise of Skywalker in addition to what we saw on the big screen will have to wait just a little bit longer than expected. Originally slated to be released on March 3, the release date for the official novelization for Episode IX written by author Rae Carson (available in Hardcover, Audiobook, and Ebook formats) has been pushed back two weeks to March 17.
We learned of Carson’s penning of the Episode IX novelization during NYCC 2019. The Rise of Skywalker junior novel will be written by Michael Kogge.
You can pre-order your copy of the Expanded Edition novel right here.
Witness the epic final chapter of the Skywalker saga with the official novelization ofStar Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, including expanded scenes and additional content not seen in theaters!
The Resistance has been reborn. The spark of rebellion is rekindling across the galaxy. But although Rey and her fellow heroes are back in the fight, the war against the First Order, now led by Supreme Leader Kylo Ren, is far from over.
Rey, Finn, Poe, and the Resistance must embark on the most perilous adventure they have ever faced. And this time, they’re facing it together. With the help of old friends, new allies, and the mysterious guidance of the Force, the story that began in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and continued in Star Wars: The Last Jedi reaches an astounding conclusion.