Last Shot: A Han and Lando Novel (Star Wars Disney Canon Novel)

Last Shot: A Han and Lando Novel (Star Wars Disney Canon Novel)

Then: It?s one of the galaxy?s most dangerous secrets: a mysterious transmitter with unknown power and a reward for its discovery that most could only dream of claiming. But those who fly the Millennium Falcon throughout its infamous history aren?t your average scoundrels. Not once, but twice, the crew of the Falcon tries to claim the elusive prize ? first, Lando Calrissia Then: It?s one of the galaxy?s most dangerous secrets: a mysterious transmitter with unknown power and a rewa...

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Title:Last Shot: A Han and Lando Novel (Star Wars Disney Canon Novel)
Author:Daniel José Older
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Genres:Media Tie In
ISBN:Last Shot
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:344 pages pages

Last Shot: A Han and Lando Novel (Star Wars Disney Canon Novel) Reviews

  • BMR, MSW, LSW
    Apr 28, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

    This book had far too many instances of contemporary slang for my liking. The SW universe is set a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away, so no one would say: I'm out! Feel me? Clapback etc. I should have written them all down. Also, Han had a fake wife named Sana Starros? I di...

  • Josh
    Jun 04, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

  • Adam
    May 28, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

  • Mogsy (MMOGC)
    Apr 23, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

  • Nicis
    Apr 19, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

    This book had far too many instances of contemporary slang for my liking. The SW universe is set a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away, so no one would say: I'm out! Feel me? Clapback etc. I should have written them all down. Also, Han had a fake wife named Sana Starros? I di...

    4/27 EDIT- I don't usually do this whole add-a-review-before-I-read it thing but, there I was, mildly bummed I would have to wait for Last Shot instead of getting to read it on May The Fourth Be With You which, besides blessedly being a weekend this year, is a weekend I'm on a trip ...

    I need to stop reading Star Wars books, as Daniel Older's name is now on a rapidly-growing list of authors whose work I generally really like but whose SW books I couldn't even finish. There have only been a couple of new-continuity books that I've enjoyed. It's probably time to give u...

    Fallen low the new canon has, just around the corner the end of Star Wars is. ...

    "Leia gave him the look that meant she was waiting for him to say more. Bur what else was there to say? Besides everything, of course. They'd only been apart for a couple of days and he'd already felt the absence of having someone to talk about all the little nonsenses of his day with...

    Daniel Jose Older?s novel ?Last Shot? is disappointing, to say the least, although die-hard Star Wars fans may find a few golden moments within its pages. Perhaps my expectations were too high, as a novel featuring strictly Han Solo and Lando Calrissian in a post-Episode VI adven...

    Honestly, this is the last SW novel I buy in hardback. Most of what I?ve read since the book canon was rebooted has read like interstitial fanfic - fic that takes super minor characters or super minor moments in the main characters? lives and blows them all out of proportion. Or (a...

    Well, this one was fun! A creepy bad guy that I wanted them to kill with fire since the beggining! Lando and L3 before Han (now i want to see more of that relationship in Solo) following a weird device! Han heartsick? (I'm betting Qi'Ra here) and with Chewie and Sana Starros on the Fal...

  • Evan Morgan
    Feb 17, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

    This book had far too many instances of contemporary slang for my liking. The SW universe is set a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away, so no one would say: I'm out! Feel me? Clapback etc. I should have written them all down. Also, Han had a fake wife named Sana Starros? I di...

    4/27 EDIT- I don't usually do this whole add-a-review-before-I-read it thing but, there I was, mildly bummed I would have to wait for Last Shot instead of getting to read it on May The Fourth Be With You which, besides blessedly being a weekend this year, is a weekend I'm on a trip ...

    I need to stop reading Star Wars books, as Daniel Older's name is now on a rapidly-growing list of authors whose work I generally really like but whose SW books I couldn't even finish. There have only been a couple of new-continuity books that I've enjoyed. It's probably time to give u...

    Fallen low the new canon has, just around the corner the end of Star Wars is. ...

    "Leia gave him the look that meant she was waiting for him to say more. Bur what else was there to say? Besides everything, of course. They'd only been apart for a couple of days and he'd already felt the absence of having someone to talk about all the little nonsenses of his day with...

    Daniel Jose Older?s novel ?Last Shot? is disappointing, to say the least, although die-hard Star Wars fans may find a few golden moments within its pages. Perhaps my expectations were too high, as a novel featuring strictly Han Solo and Lando Calrissian in a post-Episode VI adven...

    Honestly, this is the last SW novel I buy in hardback. Most of what I?ve read since the book canon was rebooted has read like interstitial fanfic - fic that takes super minor characters or super minor moments in the main characters? lives and blows them all out of proportion. Or (a...

    Well, this one was fun! A creepy bad guy that I wanted them to kill with fire since the beggining! Lando and L3 before Han (now i want to see more of that relationship in Solo) following a weird device! Han heartsick? (I'm betting Qi'Ra here) and with Chewie and Sana Starros on the Fal...

    So this is marketed as a Han & Lando novel but, truth be told, it probably would have worked better as one or the other. I probably enjoyed the Lando stuff more, so we'll go with that. Cool villain, too, but maybe he could have been used better? Definitely some creepy scenes as ...

    A lot of fun with some unexpected themes for a Star Wars book but the various timelines don?t gel in the way they might, and the story ends up feeling quite fragmented as a result. ...

    Star Wars publishing in 2018 just got even better. I'm sure Last Shot is going to be freaking awesome. ...

  • Johnny
    Apr 28, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

  • Scott Rhee
    Jul 14, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

    This book had far too many instances of contemporary slang for my liking. The SW universe is set a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away, so no one would say: I'm out! Feel me? Clapback etc. I should have written them all down. Also, Han had a fake wife named Sana Starros? I di...

    4/27 EDIT- I don't usually do this whole add-a-review-before-I-read it thing but, there I was, mildly bummed I would have to wait for Last Shot instead of getting to read it on May The Fourth Be With You which, besides blessedly being a weekend this year, is a weekend I'm on a trip ...

    I need to stop reading Star Wars books, as Daniel Older's name is now on a rapidly-growing list of authors whose work I generally really like but whose SW books I couldn't even finish. There have only been a couple of new-continuity books that I've enjoyed. It's probably time to give u...

    Fallen low the new canon has, just around the corner the end of Star Wars is. ...

    "Leia gave him the look that meant she was waiting for him to say more. Bur what else was there to say? Besides everything, of course. They'd only been apart for a couple of days and he'd already felt the absence of having someone to talk about all the little nonsenses of his day with...

    Daniel Jose Older?s novel ?Last Shot? is disappointing, to say the least, although die-hard Star Wars fans may find a few golden moments within its pages. Perhaps my expectations were too high, as a novel featuring strictly Han Solo and Lando Calrissian in a post-Episode VI adven...

  • Jordan Anderson
    Apr 24, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

  • Michael Hicks
    Apr 27, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

  • B_rodger
    Apr 29, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

    This book had far too many instances of contemporary slang for my liking. The SW universe is set a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away, so no one would say: I'm out! Feel me? Clapback etc. I should have written them all down. Also, Han had a fake wife named Sana Starros? I di...

    4/27 EDIT- I don't usually do this whole add-a-review-before-I-read it thing but, there I was, mildly bummed I would have to wait for Last Shot instead of getting to read it on May The Fourth Be With You which, besides blessedly being a weekend this year, is a weekend I'm on a trip ...

    I need to stop reading Star Wars books, as Daniel Older's name is now on a rapidly-growing list of authors whose work I generally really like but whose SW books I couldn't even finish. There have only been a couple of new-continuity books that I've enjoyed. It's probably time to give u...

    Fallen low the new canon has, just around the corner the end of Star Wars is. ...

    "Leia gave him the look that meant she was waiting for him to say more. Bur what else was there to say? Besides everything, of course. They'd only been apart for a couple of days and he'd already felt the absence of having someone to talk about all the little nonsenses of his day with...

    Daniel Jose Older?s novel ?Last Shot? is disappointing, to say the least, although die-hard Star Wars fans may find a few golden moments within its pages. Perhaps my expectations were too high, as a novel featuring strictly Han Solo and Lando Calrissian in a post-Episode VI adven...

    Honestly, this is the last SW novel I buy in hardback. Most of what I?ve read since the book canon was rebooted has read like interstitial fanfic - fic that takes super minor characters or super minor moments in the main characters? lives and blows them all out of proportion. Or (a...

  • Michael Mills
    Apr 27, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

    This book had far too many instances of contemporary slang for my liking. The SW universe is set a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away, so no one would say: I'm out! Feel me? Clapback etc. I should have written them all down. Also, Han had a fake wife named Sana Starros? I di...

    4/27 EDIT- I don't usually do this whole add-a-review-before-I-read it thing but, there I was, mildly bummed I would have to wait for Last Shot instead of getting to read it on May The Fourth Be With You which, besides blessedly being a weekend this year, is a weekend I'm on a trip ...

    I need to stop reading Star Wars books, as Daniel Older's name is now on a rapidly-growing list of authors whose work I generally really like but whose SW books I couldn't even finish. There have only been a couple of new-continuity books that I've enjoyed. It's probably time to give u...

    Fallen low the new canon has, just around the corner the end of Star Wars is. ...

    "Leia gave him the look that meant she was waiting for him to say more. Bur what else was there to say? Besides everything, of course. They'd only been apart for a couple of days and he'd already felt the absence of having someone to talk about all the little nonsenses of his day with...

    Daniel Jose Older?s novel ?Last Shot? is disappointing, to say the least, although die-hard Star Wars fans may find a few golden moments within its pages. Perhaps my expectations were too high, as a novel featuring strictly Han Solo and Lando Calrissian in a post-Episode VI adven...

    Honestly, this is the last SW novel I buy in hardback. Most of what I?ve read since the book canon was rebooted has read like interstitial fanfic - fic that takes super minor characters or super minor moments in the main characters? lives and blows them all out of proportion. Or (a...

    Well, this one was fun! A creepy bad guy that I wanted them to kill with fire since the beggining! Lando and L3 before Han (now i want to see more of that relationship in Solo) following a weird device! Han heartsick? (I'm betting Qi'Ra here) and with Chewie and Sana Starros on the Fal...

    So this is marketed as a Han & Lando novel but, truth be told, it probably would have worked better as one or the other. I probably enjoyed the Lando stuff more, so we'll go with that. Cool villain, too, but maybe he could have been used better? Definitely some creepy scenes as ...

    A lot of fun with some unexpected themes for a Star Wars book but the various timelines don?t gel in the way they might, and the story ends up feeling quite fragmented as a result. ...

  • Robin
    Apr 28, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

  • Spencer
    Apr 25, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

  • Bria
    Apr 11, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

  • Neil Coulter
    Aug 15, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

  • Khurram
    May 08, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

  • Michelle Curie
    May 26, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

  • Luther Siler
    May 06, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

    This book had far too many instances of contemporary slang for my liking. The SW universe is set a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away, so no one would say: I'm out! Feel me? Clapback etc. I should have written them all down. Also, Han had a fake wife named Sana Starros? I di...

    4/27 EDIT- I don't usually do this whole add-a-review-before-I-read it thing but, there I was, mildly bummed I would have to wait for Last Shot instead of getting to read it on May The Fourth Be With You which, besides blessedly being a weekend this year, is a weekend I'm on a trip ...

    I need to stop reading Star Wars books, as Daniel Older's name is now on a rapidly-growing list of authors whose work I generally really like but whose SW books I couldn't even finish. There have only been a couple of new-continuity books that I've enjoyed. It's probably time to give u...

  • Christian Doe
    Apr 22, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

    This book had far too many instances of contemporary slang for my liking. The SW universe is set a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away, so no one would say: I'm out! Feel me? Clapback etc. I should have written them all down. Also, Han had a fake wife named Sana Starros? I di...

    4/27 EDIT- I don't usually do this whole add-a-review-before-I-read it thing but, there I was, mildly bummed I would have to wait for Last Shot instead of getting to read it on May The Fourth Be With You which, besides blessedly being a weekend this year, is a weekend I'm on a trip ...

    I need to stop reading Star Wars books, as Daniel Older's name is now on a rapidly-growing list of authors whose work I generally really like but whose SW books I couldn't even finish. There have only been a couple of new-continuity books that I've enjoyed. It's probably time to give u...

    Fallen low the new canon has, just around the corner the end of Star Wars is. ...

  • DiscoSpacePanther
    Apr 26, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

  • Zombieslayer/Alienhunter {quester in a cashier's body}
    Feb 19, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

    This book had far too many instances of contemporary slang for my liking. The SW universe is set a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away, so no one would say: I'm out! Feel me? Clapback etc. I should have written them all down. Also, Han had a fake wife named Sana Starros? I di...

    4/27 EDIT- I don't usually do this whole add-a-review-before-I-read it thing but, there I was, mildly bummed I would have to wait for Last Shot instead of getting to read it on May The Fourth Be With You which, besides blessedly being a weekend this year, is a weekend I'm on a trip ...

  • Roy
    May 14, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

  • Robert
    Jul 06, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

    This book had far too many instances of contemporary slang for my liking. The SW universe is set a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away, so no one would say: I'm out! Feel me? Clapback etc. I should have written them all down. Also, Han had a fake wife named Sana Starros? I di...

    4/27 EDIT- I don't usually do this whole add-a-review-before-I-read it thing but, there I was, mildly bummed I would have to wait for Last Shot instead of getting to read it on May The Fourth Be With You which, besides blessedly being a weekend this year, is a weekend I'm on a trip ...

    I need to stop reading Star Wars books, as Daniel Older's name is now on a rapidly-growing list of authors whose work I generally really like but whose SW books I couldn't even finish. There have only been a couple of new-continuity books that I've enjoyed. It's probably time to give u...

    Fallen low the new canon has, just around the corner the end of Star Wars is. ...

    "Leia gave him the look that meant she was waiting for him to say more. Bur what else was there to say? Besides everything, of course. They'd only been apart for a couple of days and he'd already felt the absence of having someone to talk about all the little nonsenses of his day with...

    Daniel Jose Older?s novel ?Last Shot? is disappointing, to say the least, although die-hard Star Wars fans may find a few golden moments within its pages. Perhaps my expectations were too high, as a novel featuring strictly Han Solo and Lando Calrissian in a post-Episode VI adven...

    Honestly, this is the last SW novel I buy in hardback. Most of what I?ve read since the book canon was rebooted has read like interstitial fanfic - fic that takes super minor characters or super minor moments in the main characters? lives and blows them all out of proportion. Or (a...

    Well, this one was fun! A creepy bad guy that I wanted them to kill with fire since the beggining! Lando and L3 before Han (now i want to see more of that relationship in Solo) following a weird device! Han heartsick? (I'm betting Qi'Ra here) and with Chewie and Sana Starros on the Fal...

    So this is marketed as a Han & Lando novel but, truth be told, it probably would have worked better as one or the other. I probably enjoyed the Lando stuff more, so we'll go with that. Cool villain, too, but maybe he could have been used better? Definitely some creepy scenes as ...

  • Rachael
    Jul 15, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

    This book had far too many instances of contemporary slang for my liking. The SW universe is set a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far Far Away, so no one would say: I'm out! Feel me? Clapback etc. I should have written them all down. Also, Han had a fake wife named Sana Starros? I di...

    4/27 EDIT- I don't usually do this whole add-a-review-before-I-read it thing but, there I was, mildly bummed I would have to wait for Last Shot instead of getting to read it on May The Fourth Be With You which, besides blessedly being a weekend this year, is a weekend I'm on a trip ...

    I need to stop reading Star Wars books, as Daniel Older's name is now on a rapidly-growing list of authors whose work I generally really like but whose SW books I couldn't even finish. There have only been a couple of new-continuity books that I've enjoyed. It's probably time to give u...

    Fallen low the new canon has, just around the corner the end of Star Wars is. ...

    "Leia gave him the look that meant she was waiting for him to say more. Bur what else was there to say? Besides everything, of course. They'd only been apart for a couple of days and he'd already felt the absence of having someone to talk about all the little nonsenses of his day with...

  • Chris Evans
    Apr 17, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

  • Eoui
    Apr 24, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

  • Margaret
    May 04, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

  • Tom Haber
    Apr 27, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...

    Good start, then the book just falls apart. The backstories are dull and (I did the Audible version) having the author do some of the narrating was awful. He had poor narration skills and was overly-smug of his own lackluster work. Marc Thompson and January LaVoy should have been left ...

    This came out just in time for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, which centers around the galaxy's favorite smuggler Han Solo. And I am telling you, I was ready. And while the film ended up being a positive surprise, this novel somehow left me with an odd feeling. The book...

    Set in the month's following Chuck Wendig's Aftermath trilogy, Daniel Jos Older explores the rise of a singular threat in a post-Imperial galaxy. In the book's opening moments, Lando Calrissian is attacked in his home on Cloud City by a mysterious hooded figure demanding the Phylanx ...

    I'll stick with The Hutt Gambit for pre-ep IV Han and Lando, and The Last Command for Han struggling with fatherhood, thanks. ...

    This could have been a good book. There was a lot going for Han and Lando in Last Shot and potential really was there. 2 old scoundrels, trying to figure out the semi-retired life post-rebellion era, and then suddenly thrust into recruitment once more against a threat that could being ...

    I just siiigh I WANT to like this new Han stuff but this was just... so bad. Like I don't want to bash someone who goes out and actually is able to write a book but this was seriously awful. From characterization to plot to style. If this was Han and Lando and Leia I couldn't t...

    You?ll want to pick up a copy of this book when it releases on Tuesday. Trust me. ...

    In terms of sheer mediocrity, this is definitely not the worst Star Wars book I've read, or even in the Disney canon. But it still made me think "is there really nobody who can look at a final product like this and say 'this just isn't good enough'?" It's an incredibly dumb premise ?...

    So. This book had an Ewok in it, which is always a good start. I do not determine my ratings solely on the presence or absence of Ewoks, but they are appreciated when they appear. Beyond Peekpa, this was a very fun Han and Lando adventure story. Remembering to make Star Wars fun is ...

    Far back in the mists of time, when I was but a fledgling Star Wars fan, Palitoy ran a competition wherein, in order to win a shedload of action figures, the contestant was presented with a cliffhanger page from a specially commissioned Star Wars comic and had free rein to continue the...

    This was kinda fun, I suppose. The story was all over the place, some parts were enjoyable while other parts were just plain annoying, such as continuous subplots being introduced and way too much fan service. The book felt more focused on the characters than the plot and unfortunately...

    Woof. Thoroughly disappointed with this one. The writing style ruined it for me (not the "swear words" or the characters or the quibbles with Legends carryover)... bouncing back and forth between different eras and storylines and points-of-view made it impossible to get into or really ...

    I'm a massive Star Wars fan and after finishing this I'm really disappointed. The writing isnt bad, I actually enjoyed the dialogue between Lando and Han but I feel like it was more of a Lando book though. I also feel like knowing the end game for these characters in other mediums, the...

    It's a shame, because there were parts of this book that were done really well--some really nice Han and Lando moments in particular. But the story itself was far too messy, too overdone. The idea driving it was good, but the problems resided in the execution. I didn't even so much min...

  • Cameron H
    Apr 30, 2018

    I did really want to like this book, and especially as Han Solo?s demise in the movies. I was hoping this would be a last shot at glory for Han showing how valuable he is to to Star Wars universe. I was ok with him sharing the spotlight with Lando, however for me Lando stole the and ...

    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/26/... As the time draws nearer for the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story to hit theaters, in true Star Wars merchandising fashion, there?s a media tie-in novel available just in time to prime you for the movie...

    After watching Solo: A Star Wars Story, I was pumped to read Last Shot. Lando and Han have such great screen chemistry in the original trilogy, and with this story being set around two years after Return of the Jedi I was hoping for the prose to capture some of that scoundrel and swagg...

    One of the worst Star Wars books ever. Insulting, foul-mouthed, juvenile, ridiculous, disgusting. Entirely, completely wrong. No amount of baby Ben Solo saying "Unca Wanwo" could save this. ...

    Since Disney bought Lucasfilm, there has been an onslaught of "new" canon media. And, to be honest, it's all been really hit or miss. Unfortunately, Last Shot is mostly miss. Don't get me wrong, the writing isn't terrible or anything, but it isn't terribly interesting either. Th...