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Tarkin's Top Shelf

A Star Wars literary podcast that strives to deliver an educational and yet, entertaining analysis and outlook, pertaining to the new canonical novels/YA books from the galaxy far, far away. In other words, Becca and Mark are your guardians to the Whills and your librarians to the long-lost Jedi Archives.
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Now displaying: January, 2022
Jan 29, 2022

Tarkin's Top Shelf Reviews Star Wars: The High Republic: Mission to Disaster by Justina Ireland. In this episode, your hosts discuss, at length, initial reactions, character arcs, worldbuilding, and the overall narrative of Mission to Disaster. Tarkin's Top Shelf highly recommends that you read the book before listening to their "no-holds-barred" analysis. The audio version is available now and the Hardcover will release on March 1st. 

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Jan 22, 2022

Tarkin's Top Shelf welcomes Amy Richau and Dan Zehr to the show! In this episode, your hosts sit down with the authors from Star Wars: Character Encyclopedia to discuss the shared creative process behind the scenes, favorite characters, and new character entries to the ever-growing Star Wars character catalog.

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Jan 15, 2022

Tarkin's Top Shelf reviews all things Boba Fett! First, your hosts review STAR WARS: BE MORE BOBA FETT by Joseph Jay Franco and DK Publishing, and then they go over the first two chapters from the newest live-action series on Disney Plus, The Book of Boba Fett.

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Jan 9, 2022

Tarkin's Top Shelf Reviews Star Wars: The High Republic: The Fallen Star by Claudia Gray. In this episode, Mark and Becca review the latest installment of The High Republic era, The Fallen Star. Your hosts discuss world-building, character growth, and the overall plot that pushes the story forward toward the next phase of this ever-growing golden age of the Jedi. Tarkin's Top Shelf does recommend reading Star Wars: The Fallen Star before listening to their audio analysis.

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Jan 4, 2022

Tarkin's Top Shelf Reviews Star Wars: Jedi Artifacts (Treasures from a galaxy far, far away) and Inner Jedi (A Guided Journal for Training in The Light Side of The Force). In this episode, your hosts review two upcoming Star Wars books from their partners over at Insight Editions, and then they talk about the cover reveal for Disney's Star Wars: Stories of Jedi and Sith.

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